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The Lemon house

Front view of the property facing the sea
3.5 of 5 bubbles
6 reviews
Front view of the property facing the sea
Stairwell to the top floor
Dining area
One of the showers
Bedroom 2
Bed in bedroom 2
Bedroom 1
Upstairs landing leading onto balcony
Side of house
Back of House
Palm trees in front of house
Footpath leading to the beach located just beyond the gates
Monkey from Jozani
Private garden
Beach on front of house
Tide is in on right of house
Sun is setting
Beach front on left of house
Beautiful Sunset
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Bwejuu, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago
The Lemon house is a property with two identical houses adjacent to each other. It is located on the East Coast of Zanzibar; Jozani Forest home to the rare red Colubus Monkeys is within a short distance of the house. Quiet and peaceful, but surrounded by holiday resorts that have restaurants and bars for those that fancy eating out. Small convenient stores are available at the local village approx 1 km south.

The house is privileged to have a beach right at it's doorstep; the top floor landings have balconies with stunning sea views, the sunset is spectacular to watch from here and the moon as it rises is magnificent . The master bedrooms have two double beds, the second bedrooms have one four foot beds in each.
The location provides opportunities for fishing, snorkelling, diving and other water sports. Arrangements can be made fo...
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About the Owner, Jamila C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 79 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 88 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2010
Overall rating: 3.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL147398
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3.5 of 5 bubbles Average - based on 6 reviews
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Vanessa B
Alberton, South Africa
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

On arrival we were greeted by Jeff and Mohamed who throughout our time at the lemon house were helpful and aimed to make our stay memorable. They took our bags in and showed us our accommodation which was all set up for us. As we were planning to do some cooking ourselves we asked Jeff to come with us to...

Management response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Lemon house, I value your suggestions and plan to make the changes you have mentioned.


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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013 for a stay in January 2013

Kirk M
Center Harbor, New Hampshire
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

Nice location, however the water system in the house needs serious attention. During a 7 day stay we were without water for 3 days, and when water was finally restored the system is so full of silt we barely had a trickle. Made it impossible to clean kitchen and bathroom, so very unsanitary conditions prevailed. And having to bring water...

Management response:

Both 2 star reviews although posted separately were written by the same party, therefore my response applies to both reviews. Have taken on board any constructive feedback and since this party visited there has been a complete overhaul of the existing water system and an updated water pressure pump installed which has resolved the issues highlighted. The cook top is...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Freezer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
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  • Cleaning fee: $12 / stay - Fee
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How to get there
Airport: Zanzibar International: 37.3 mi
Ferry: Zanzibar dock: 37.3 mi
Flight to Zanzibar from Nairobi(Kenya) or Dar es salaam, (Tanzania)<BR>By ferry from Dar es salaam to Zanzibar Port <BR>Private pick up from the airport/port to the House can be arranged
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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