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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The views of this tidal ocean are incredible. The water is like gemstones. At low tide, the seaweed farming becomes visible and the colors of the women's clothes iand the water are amazing. Blue Oyster has great food, great staff and wonderful accommodations. Their ecological awareness is much appreciated.

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1 Thank karinsuskin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place was really nice. We staid there 4 nights and enjoyed the beach, the food, and some of the leisure activities (e.g. scuba diving). The amenities are in a good shape, the service was good and the people extremely nice and the prices were surprisingly low.

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Geldermalsen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place in Jambiani has everything for a nice rest. A room with sea view. A terrace with open view to the beach and nice beach beds. Small stairs give access to a clean beach and with upcoming/ high tide you can swim in a clean sea. The staff is passionate and pro-active to help. The food is delcious and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Right on the lovely Jambiani beach, Blue Oyster Hotel is a collection of two storey villas around a central unit. The villas are spacious and comfortable, although without AC, which is probably not needed. Each has a 4-poster bed, with mosquito nets, which are turned down each night, desk and chairs and an ensuite. The wifi did not work in... More 

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Fort McMurray, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and relaxing place to spend your vacations, they have 15 on budget rooms,11 with ocean view and the other 4 on the side (still can see the ocean). Awesome stuff, all local people, very friendly!

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Lovely hotel on the beach with very helpful friendly staff. Perfect for watching the world go by as villagers go about their daily life, rigging dhow boats and collecting seaweed. Peaceful and relaxing with excursions available too. The snorkel trip with Captain Zapy in his Dhow boat was great fun. The restaurant serves good food at reasonable prices and the... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Hotel has generator so you have electric 24 hours in a day (pls check if you want to stay in any other Jambiani hotel, they have generator or not). Room was clean and nice. You can rent a bike fm hotel, you can eat food fm hotel (they have really nice chef). The workers are really friendly. Everything was so... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Blue Oyster for 2 nights over the Easter weekend and we had a perfect, relaxing stay! The hotel is right on the beach. We had an upper floor room with seaview, which was very clean and nicely presented. The view is quite impressive as Jambiani beach is so beautiful! The staff at the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

My fiancé and I had such a wonderful time at the Blue Oyster hotel. It was my 30th Birthday and my then boyfriend, now fiancé planned a special surprise proposal at the hotel, so needless to say it was a vacation filled with surprises. The staff at the hotel were the most gracious and polite I've come across anywhere, EVER.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

The room had very high standard, with a big and comfortable bed. There was no AC in the room but a big fan that actually worked pretty well. The food was Always fresh and delicious. The breafast buffet had the things that you would expect from a european perspective. Fresh juice and fruits, bread and saussages and also good coffee.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
small friendly place hotel next to the beach offers rooms with sea view and rooms in a court yard, open terraced restaurant with an extensive menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Oyster Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 007, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $78 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Oyster Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Hotel Blue Oyster
Blue Oyster Hotel Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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