We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Zanzibari

Save
Traveller (416)
Room & Suite (231)
Pool & Beach (142)
You may also like
Nearby
Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“low tide”(27 reviews)
“small hotel”(13 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like
Nearby
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (371)
Filter reviews
318 results
Traveller rating
229
57
13
11
8
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
229
57
13
11
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfrangipani suitelow tidesmall hotelprivate poolspice toursand beachnungwi villageexcellent holidaythis wonderful hotelevery mealsea urchinsdecorated with flowerscleaning staffstone town tourour honeymoonwe loved our staymain beach
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 318 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Zanzibari via a few days in Safari with their excellent holiday partners 'A tent with a view'. This was supposed to be the relaxing element to our honeymoon and it did not disappoint. We arrived during Ramadan and the end of...More

Thank andyhale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Zanzibari is a small hotel which is great as we received personal service. The staff go out of their way to ensure that your trip is a memorable one. The view from the property is awesome. The staff are always friendly.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank dgreen323098
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Zanzibari is located in the heart of Nungwi. The ambiance is based on African island theme and the rooms are modern and comfortable. The service can be a bit quicker but I think pole pole (slowly slowly) is the essence of Zanzibar may it be...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Linnéa P
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The Zanzibari is a clean and very pretty, big hotel on the outskirts of the village. We spent most of our time at the (salt-water) infinity pool next to the sea under the trees, where they opened a mini-bar at sunset. The food was good,...More

Thank dcam45
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Let's see...this is a good hotel, but there are plenty of things to improve if they want to survive in the future. Its an old-fashioned hotel and it seems much better in their website than in reality. There's no beach, there's an artificial beach inside...More

Thank DanHammondBCN
View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Zanzibar Island
See allSee all
About
Description
The Zanzibari is located in Nungwi on the northeastern tip of Zanzibar. Set above the beach on a low coral cliff with easy access to the sea you are offered privacy, peace and tranquility while taking in the ...More stunning views of the Indian Ocean. The hotel has many high quality facilities, including our infinity pool, spa and famous Dhow Restaurant. Less
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (416)
Room & Suite (231)
Pool & Beach (142)
Dining (60)
Amenities (11)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
2007collleenp
2 November 2017|
Answer
Response from Mario M | Reviewed this property |
Colleen, definitively yes. The Zanzibari can offer you everything you are looking for, a second floor room with an ocean view, although the rooms are not in the front, you can still see the ocean no more than a 100 ft away... More
1
Vote
sabbie2006
5 May 2017|
Answer
Response from Zanzibari_Tanzania | Property representative |
There is a change in tide about every 6 hours whereby you'll experience high tide and low tide. In December, there are usually strong winds as compared to mid-year. Swimming and other beach activities will be determined by... More
0
Votes
Juliana789
17 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from wmalli | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful beach. At low tide you can walk out and see star fish, sea urchins, crabs etc. Not sure about the weather in April as we went in November. It was hot, even on cloudy days but the cloud didn't last long. Also the... More
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Sea view with breeze off the ocean is probably best"
Read review
"Frangipani Villa has just one room."
Read review
"Worth spending the extra money on one of the two Frangipani villas, marvellous position and ocean view"
Read review
"Room 8 is nice"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing