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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is great and the bungalows are nice, but it needs rethinking and renovation asap. There was no running water in our room, while the employees were watering the plants... The electricity went down often as well, but this is a problem of the island in general. Breakfast was really poor (only eggs and jam), but the food for...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Anna is the lovely manager at this beautiful spot. Great food, lovely people and Kite school and diving school on the spot and there the teachers are very pro and kind. , Thanks everyone for making our stay amazing Iris and Co

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent one night at Uhuru Beach. I had fantastic sea food for lunch and I have to say that the staff is very friendly and helpful. En-suite basic rooms are functional, comfortable and right in front of the beach. Transfers were nicely organised. I would totally recommend this high value-for-money place. Excellent location. Tip: if they have chocolate cake...

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 weeks was not enough. We had the most fantastic relaxing holiday ever. The location is beautiful....... the staff wonderful....... cottages were beautiful and clean with sea view..........Anna is very accommodating.............. Don't hesitate to book this venue for your divine holiday............. Really and truly recommend this resort. A wonderful experience with plenty of unbelievable memories. Book now before its too...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is perfect if you want to have some privacy and a place where you can relax, without noisy clubs or hotels nearby. It offers free breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking. The beds are ample and comfortable. You can choose to eat at the restaurant of the hotel where the food is delicious or other restaurants nearby. The bar on...

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Etterbeek, Belgium
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

2 weeks in paradise. This hotel is perfect if you want to have some privacy but want to be close to some action as well. The beds are comfortable. If you want quiet and privacy ask for a room in the back of the property far from the main building. You can choose to eat at the restaurant of the...

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Reviewed January 13, 2017

Perfect beach with emerald sea, good for swimming and sailing with traditional dhow. Cottages are beautiful with sea view. Definitely zen place. Even if you are not a 'beach' kind of person, this place is absolutely must see in Zanzibar. Food is delicious. All aerea is stylish and nice decorated (bathroom is very interesting).

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

I keep coming back to Uhuru beach and have made it my "home away from home" in beautiful Jambiani beach on the eastern shore of Zanzibar. This was my second month-long visit. Here I enjoy the friendly staff, nice people, good food thanks to the accommodating kitchen staff that do their utmost to make me happy, the calm and beauty...

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Augsburg
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place to stay! Delicious food, helpful and extremely friendly stuff. Everything is made with a lot of love, we will come again soon. The interior design, lovely individual furniture makes it feeling at home.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Even though we haven`t stayed in Uhuru Beach hotel, we enjoyed the food and drinks in their beachfront restaurant. We loved the view and super relaxing environment :) The place also provides charming beach furniture, so you are able to take pleasure sunbathing just in front of Indian ocean!

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Uhuru Beach (formerly Shehe Bungalows) is situated on the lovely coastlines of Zanzibar island at Jambiani village on the east coast of the island. It is a beautiful, intimate place, is perfect for those looking for relaxation on an idyllic tropical island, based in whitewashed, thatched beach bungalows, the spacious, airy rooms are decorated in traditional Zanzibar design. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Uhuru Beach

Address: | East Coast of Zanzibar, Fishing Village of Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania (Formerly Shehe Bungalows)
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $39 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Shehe Bungalows Hotel Jambiani
Uhuru Beach Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
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“avoid room 8”
 of 5 bubbles andradraghiciu, yesterday | Read review
“No. 6 for a couple.............. excellent............newly renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles coleen2017, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 995olgat, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“best sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 242anjak, Jan 13, 2017 | Read review
“maybe just say the room kevin and his kids stayed in”
 of 5 bubbles THETRUTHCornwall, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
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