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“Amazing staff, amazing (remote) location”
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The Zanzibari
Ranked #12 of 19 Hotels in Nungwi
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We stayed for 5 nights in January in the Bustani Suite.

First thing I would like to mention is the staff. They were all always nice and welcoming. They helped us immediately with everything we needed. BIG PLUS!

The Bustani Suite: very spacious and isolated. We also had our own sort of balcony. Is is worth to mention that there are no doors to the shower and to the toilet. It is hidden by some walls and turns. We found it quite odd.
In addition, Wi-Fi reception in the room was poor.

The Location: The hotel is small (11 rooms) and remote. So it's excellent for R&R.
It is located in Nungwi beach which is in the north and most recommended as there are plenty of hotels and tourists in that area. It is located on a reef (which is a nice view, but no beach) You can get to the beaches by walking for about 20 minutes (or 5$ taxi). We liked the walks anyway.

The Food: Better than most of the places we found in the island. Again, the staff was very attentive to our needs (vegan food), and they can change some of the courses for you.

All in all - 5 points.

Room Tip: Excellent for R&R
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  • Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

A very quiet and beautiful getaway. It's like having your own private beach! The staff was very polite and helpful. The food was excellent and the beer was cold. Only one bedroom had AC but it really didn't matter since we spent most of the day out on the beach or in the water. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stayed at The Zanzibari 10 nights to soak up some sun and enjoy the calm. The hotel is on the quiet side of Nungwi, on the east coast. This means big tidal differences with the chance of long walks out to sandbanks and the reef during low tide. You can also walk aong the coast to the village on the west coast.

The food was great! Even though we stayed so many nights we didn't get the same dinner menu twice.

The staff was wonderful! They really made us feel welcome, and put smiles on our faces every day.

They helped us get in touch with Fun Divers zanzibar, who we had absolutely fantastic dives with on several occations! We will definitely come back again!

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A nice and cozy hotel with an enjoyable garden setup. The food was good along with the service. We also wanted to dive, so they recommended Fun Divers Zanzibar, where everything went smoothly and the diving was great!

Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

The hotel is very well situated at the Indian Oceancoast. From our room we had a very beautiful view over the blue ocean. The staff is friendly. Breakfast and diner was very good and surprising. You could make a good choice of different courses and menus.

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Zanzibari

Address: Nungwi Road, Nungwi 10437, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#11 Family Hotel in Nungwi
Price Range: HK$1,280 - HK$2,881 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Zanzibari 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 stunning views of the Indian Ocean. The hotel has many high quality facilities, including our infinity pool, spa and famous Dhow Restaurant. ... more   less 
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