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    Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa

    PO Box 71 | MIchamwi area, Pingwe, Tanzania
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    • Excellent45%
    • Very good34%
    • Average12%
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    “stone town” (26 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We enjoyed very much our stating, we met the hotel's chef (Eli) which was very nice and pleasant. Seems to be very PRO guy. Well done! The hotel's crew are very polite and thankfull for every tip we left. Nice shows at night as well.

    3  Thank Eli S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Actually, I wasn't a guest at the resort, but my sister was for her birthday. I wanted to make her a surprise so I contacted the resort via FB and email in order to plan the surprise... on the same day a member of the...More

    Thank 409lorik
    Response from Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and SpaResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking you time to share with us review and compliments to our committed and dedicated staff who are ready always to respond to all customers' request and needs. It is our pleasure to have gone extra mile to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    With its rustic-chic appeal, azure ocean views and friendly service, Karafuu is the epitome of paradise! The sprawling resort offers an indulgent spa, three sumptuous restaurants serving up mouth-watering cuisine and three azure pools to cool off in, but it’s the incredible staff that really...More

    Thank Jodiucas2468
    Response from Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and SpaResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, On behalf of the Management & Karafuu Team, I am happy that you are very contented with all Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa provides to our valued guests i.e facilities and services which is being delivered by our professional, friendly and dedicated staff....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Beautiful resort. There are 3 restaurants in the hotel, high class spa, beautiful pools and great view to the ocean. The staff are very nice and helpful. in particular, Eli who showed us the facilities, restaurants in the hotel and explained about the area and...More

    1  Thank alexabr88
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Two weeks past too fast in this amazing island and hotel. I loved everything about it: the rooms,the view, the beach, evening shows and of course the staff. Animators were so helpful and attentive,one of them even organised me some natural medicine with aloe vera...More

    1  Thank Ieva31
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $132 - $413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 134
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Pingwe
    • Also Known As
    • Karafuu Beach Hotel Pingwe ,
    • Karafuu Hotel Beach ,
    • Karafuu Resort Beach ,
    • Karafuu Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Pingwe
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    Charmainne P
    November 23, 2017|
    Response from Jacqui L | Reviewed this property |
    As far as I know, the Bondeni rooms are not on the beach. I believe we stayed in such a room and it is near the outer wall.
    August 24, 2017|
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    Response from maddyy | Reviewed this property |
    We cam on an orgenized trip so we didn't go with the locals guides. But what ever you go it's grate.
    May 27, 2017|
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    Response from sakman2015 | Reviewed this property |
    Depending on the location of your bungalow, between 50m to 100m. It is easy walking distance
    Room Tips
    "All suites are spaced out to eliminate noise. wonderful beach view. We had a beach view veranda."
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    "The room you receive depends on what you pay. The ones on the hill overlooking the sea have wonderful views."
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    "Luxury Suites have lovely beach frontage"
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    "Book first or second line , facing the ocean"
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