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Pongwe Beach Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood platter”(55 reviews)
“bush babies”(49 reviews)
“our honeymoon”(81 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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I had a really relaxing stat at the Pongwe Beach Hotel. I was in Nungwi previously but I much prefered the beach at Pongwe. The room was nice and a decent size plus the staff were really friendly. I'm knocking a star off as there's...More

Thank Brian W
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 5 days and was spoilt from the first till the last minute by the beauty, the relaxed atmosphere, and the staff at this fantastic place. Lovely food on top, all was perfect. My husbond and I can highly recommand this place and we...More

Thank Kirme2016
Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you very much for your comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us!! We would love to have you back with us again in the future! Warmest wishes from everyone here at Pongwe.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great place! We had a lovely, relaxing 6 night stay. The staff are outstanding, appearing out of nowhere, offering a drink, a smile and a Swahili lesson (asante sana Agnes!). The beach is immaculately kept, with gorgeous fine white sand. The pool was...More

Thank AnneBerkhamsted_UK
Reviewed 3 days ago

There's a great deal to like about this hotel: * A super location with a well looked after beach. It is swept every morning and on the day we left the seaweed was being picked up. * The food is very good. For dinner there's...More

Thank Legin55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such an enjoyable time at this resort. The staff is super friendly, attentive and courteous. The setting is ideal--restful, quiet, private and beautiful!! The food was superb--so fresh, healthy and tasty! And the rooms were great, with big verandas and porches. One night...More

Thank Catherine A
Response from PONGWEBEACH, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us.Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$138 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$138 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (1070)
Room & Suite (456)
Pool & Beach (411)
Dining (85)
Amenities (15)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Jessica C
30 December 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Good morning, The journey from Stone Town to Pongwe takes one hour (both routes take the same amount of time) and costs US$ 50 for the vehicle. Each vehicle can carry a maximum of 5 people plus luggage.
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JenDo73
23 August 2017|
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Response from CalgaryTravelgal | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't a problem in July. Lots of ventilation with open windows that had screens.
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Mattdaviesuk
18 July 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Hi Matt, please feel free to email us and we will gladly send through all relevant information. Many thanks!
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Room Tips
"'Vals' is at the end of the hotel grounds, right by the sea and gets the morning sun. Sunrise..."
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"get a beachfront room"
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"Pay the premium for beach-front rooms if you must, but the garden view rooms are not set far back from the..."
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"Beach room highly recommended but even the garden rooms look appealing"
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