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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is mind blowing. You are right on the beach with beautiful sunrises. The restaurant is upstairs with stunning rustic furniture, great views, lovely food and fantastic service. The owner, Anna, goes out of her way to assist. We were a group of four friends sharing a room and Anna offered for us to take another room if we... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Our stay at Uhuru was wonderful in every regard: - Accommodation was value-for-money as our room was large with great views and the entire place is just beautiful with white sand, blue water, hammocks, chill-out areas, a restaurant area and many loungers with wooden umbrellas right by the sea. 3 things which made our stay particularly great: - Food! Amina,... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Lovely place with a superb location right on the beach. In the evenings the tide came up to within a few metres from the doorstep. It was wonderful to watch the local seaweed growing industry with local women working in the ocean. Water was not available in the facility when the electricity was out.

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Hounslow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on the Jambiani beach front and it was beautiful. The host was very accommodating to our budget and offered us a really comfortable room. The breakfast and dinner were both fantastic and great value. The wifi was very good on the beach. The resident cat and dogs were very friendly. Great place to stay.

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Aarau, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Generally we were pleased with the value received compared to the cost of the room. The hotel is on an excellent spot directly in front of the beach with many restaurants close by and a good small kite center within the hotel. Keep in mind that due to the tides you might walk a bit for swimming. This part of... More 

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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

On waking up in the morning, the beach is just a few meters away. Although the rooms are basic, it is in need of nothing else, and the fact that the owner is currently busy renovating the bathrooms, make this your ideal break away form the hustle and bustle! The various communal and chilling areas are a real treat, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Me and My friend Svetlana found a beautiful offer and decided to stay at Uhuru Beach Hotel for a couple of nights. The place turned out to be so amazing that we stayed one night more, then another night... I would say it's the best location on Jambiani beach, which has sand access to the water during high tide as... More 

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Mt Shasta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Uhuru is a quaint and charming seaside resort with a local flair. The location couldn't be better, with the most beautiful shades of turquoise sea right out your door, sunrise swims in the Indian Ocean and the view from the balcony restaurant is really breathtaking. Breakfast is included in the rate with eggs cooked your way, toast and delicious home... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

A great place to stay for beach time. Bungalows right on the beach with spectacular views - the tide is out during the day but you can swim in the morning and late afternoon or walk out to the sea which gives you the most amazing views of nothing but white sand, turquoise sea and sky. Very chilled place, not... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful experience & Uhuru beach last February. Spacious bungalow and nice cuisine. Anna the manager is a nice and hospitable lady. The location is ideal for kiters. I recommend it for people looking for quiet and peaceful environment

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Breakfast
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: $44 - $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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