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“Stylish modern boutique hotel in a great location with friendly staff and highly motivated management .” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Dongwe Ocean View
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Dongwe
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Stylish modern boutique hotel in a great location with friendly staff and highly motivated management .”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2010

Stylish modern boutique hotel in a great location with friendly staff and highly motivated management .

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Bamberg, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2010

We have been at the Dongwe Ocean View for the second part of our honeymoon, after one week of safari in mainland Tansania. The combination of safari and afterwards relaxing in Zanzibar was good. The hotel is beautiful located and very quiet. On the one hand that was exactly what we were looking for, on the other hand there is almost no possibility to go out at night or see different places, go shopping, etc.
So we did some excursions (like spice tour, snorkeling - organized by a local tour provider). The offers of the hotel for the same excursions are overpriced. The service of the staff was really good and there is a friendly atmosphere. Breakfast and Buffet in the evening are nice, but if there are less than 10 guests you can only order food a la carte (with only a small range of different meals its gets quite boring).

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2010

Very friendly staff. Nice clean rooms. Quality and variety of food disappointing.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2010

The resort is quite clean with a wonderful sea and excellent food. The staff is friendly.
I suggest it for relaxing after a safari!

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2010

I went for a few days to recharge the battery and the hotel more than fulfilled that purpose. Italian owned and geared predominately for that clientele; from menu to language, as such it may not be the choice for those wanting a more authenic Zanzibari experience(This was my only disappointment as I went to Italy last year!). Simple decor yet stylishly tasteful. Wonderful seafood.The bonus of a professional and friendy management and staff. A lovely location, this is for those who appreciate the value of peace.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Dongwe Ocean View

Property: Dongwe Ocean View
Address: Michamvi Pingwe | P.O.Box 4242, Dongwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Dongwe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Dongwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dongwe Ocean View 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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