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Smiles Beach Hotel

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North Coast of Zanzibar, Nungwi Tanzania See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviewsclean swimming poolfew minutes walkbars and restaurantsnice staybig bathroomsun loungersrooms are comfortablebig resortclose to the hotelair conditioningwi fiwater pressurebreakfast is servedlunch and dinnerlow tideevery eveningmosquito net
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days at Smiles and felt like at home. Small hotel with lovely people. Baiba, the guests relation manager, was awesome helping us with anything we needed. Rooms are basic but clean, comfortable (two queen beds) and had a big bathroom. Do not...More

Thank chitadomi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our last week on Zanzibar. Everyone was so friendly, our rooms so clean, nice and charming. Good Wi-Fi, decent breakfast and a chill atmosphere...the restaurant was not the best, but there are plenty options nerby.

Thank Immanuel A
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

There are 16 rooms in 4 small buidilings in front of the beach. There is a nice swimming pool, the staff is so nice. Everything was perfect. It's wonderdul to spend there the holidays. I enjoyed a lot.

Thank Lluis
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Felt robbed after we had left here and checked in somewhere else: -building construction work ongoing from morning till night. Meant we couldn't sit by the pool or the beach near the hotel -bad location- stay further up the beach -shower floods the entire bathroom...More

2  Thank LiverpoolMaster
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I spent nine days at the hotel and I found it very comfortable. The staff people were very friendly and helpful.I met Mjaka from the restaurant, Baiba the manager, Baraka the Massai Guard and had an interesting conversation with the owner. The facilities are a...More

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Smiles Beach Hotel is located in the coastal fishing village of Nungwi, Zanzibar's north western coastline. Both Nungwi and the hotel boast the islands famous white sands and crystalline waters offering the ...More picture postcard setting. Our family run hotel warmly welcomes all to come and enjoy Zanzibar's finest. With our resort on the beach, all of our 16 rooms face the ocean and our new swimming pool which stands as an oasis in the middle of our tropical gardens and the beach separating you with the azure waters. All of our rooms offer either a balcony or patio area allowing you to relax and watch the ocean and admire the simply awe-inspiring sunsets. Our staff welcome you with genuine smiles, and offer a high quality low profile service to allow you to relax and unwind. They will also helpfully assist in arranging any activities you may wish to take part in on or around the island. The opportunities for diving, snorkeling, parasailing and other water sports are vast and we endeavour to provide you direction to the greatest and safest options. Our Oceanside restaurant uses the best ingredients Zanzibar has to offer. We use the Indian Ocean and constant sunshine to our advantage sourcing you the finest fresh ingredients daily. Serving well put together food with a touch of Swahili authenticity. Under new management and receiving a little outlay, we are striving now for even higher standards, superior facilities and value for money. Our aim is always to offer you the very best experience of Zanzibar and we welcome you to our special little hotel. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Kids pool
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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US$138 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Traveller (215)
Room & Suite (54)
Pool & Beach (42)
Dining (9)
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Gary H
7 August 2016|
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Response from serena99 | Reviewed this property |
the above mostly answers your question... if you look on the smiles beach reviews photos you can see some of the high and low tide pics. I would definitely recommend staying here rather than with the huge tourist hotels... More
19 May 2015|
Response from SmileBeachHotel |
Yes, we have laundry facilities on site.
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"All rooms have an ocean view."
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"Almost all rooms face the Ocean. But you may ask at the first floor for a better view. (No much difference..."
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"All beach front rooms are great, I stayed in 116 and it was perfect for my needs."
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"All rooms great but there is up stairs and down stairs ..."
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