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
Share
Traveller (432)
Room & Suite (241)
Pool & Beach (142)
Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“low tide”(27 reviews)
“five courses”(3 reviews)
“small hotel”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
All hotel details
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (375)
There are newer reviews for The Zanzibari
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
322 results
Traveller rating
233
57
13
11
8
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
233
57
13
11
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslow tidefive coursessmall hotelunforgettable holidaythis wonderful hotelnearby villagewalk along the beachstone town tourplunge poolthe north endliving areamain beachhotel grounds areindian oceanhalf boardpeace and quietprivate beach area
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
6 - 10 of 322 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2018

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

1  Thank DanHammondBCN
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We are just leaving this wonderful hotel perfect end after a 6 day safari in Tanzania. The food, people and location are amazing. The staff ensures your stay is comfortable and the chef pays close attention to detail and presentation in the delicious, fresh cuisine....More

Thank Pianopup
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Quiet Hotel in Nungwi
#14 Ocean View Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Bay View Hotel in Nungwi
#1 Charming Hotel in Nungwi
#13 Great View Hotel in Nungwi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Quiet Hotel in Nungwi
#14 Ocean View Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Bay View Hotel in Nungwi
#1 Charming Hotel in Nungwi
#13 Great View Hotel in Nungwi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (432)
Room & Suite (241)
Pool & Beach (142)
Dining (62)
Amenities (11)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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
"The Frangipane Villas are simply to die for!"
Read review
"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
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