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Etterbeek, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is dirty, outdated. You shower with sea water. The food is ok. the pool is small, no poolside beds. There are only 2 rooms with on-suite bathroom as far as I know. You are safe on the beach as long as you stay within the premises of the hotel. Next-door there is a public strand with loud music all...

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Varde, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't expect anything and you will be OK, the beer is cold,the view is good and that's about it. Rooms very basic two mattress and a mossi net that's it, beach is full of trash plus the sewage from DAR is let out in the harbour right next door. The big tankers parked right out side waiting to enter port...

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Thank Jesper K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a reservation, which was confirmed again on the day of arrival. Upon arrival they said they had no reservation under my name. They didn't make a lot of effort to fix this, they gave me and my mom another room with a 2-person mattress on the floor, which was quite awkward. The bed was sandy and there were...

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Augsburg
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The stuff is unfriendly. You have to pay every single beer and food at once! The beach is just some meters, to the left it's forbidden to go, military zone, to the right it's to dangerous you could be robbed. It feels like imprisoned. The lodge is far away from everything important in town. Our bungalow had big wholes in...

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2Thank RainerKaiser
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stayed in one of the beach bandas for five days (wednesday-sunday) in september 2016 (end of the month). I read some reviews talking about a dirty pool / not so nice facilities and was mentally prepared for that, but then got surprised in a very positive way! The sanitary facilities were absolutely fine, toilets were always clean (I saw...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed here again in March 2015 but closest dates are sep 2015. We had a great time on the beach for 7days, it has a nice feeling of being in the city yet not. Great food great staff, memorable holiday and beach.

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Thank Naseiya
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 August 2016

It is like camping at the beach. The bandas have a mattress and a mosquito net, not very comfortable, but camping usually isn't! Communal showers and toilets but in good condition. Very nice lounge area and great views of the beach. Food is a bit expensive($6-$10) but lot's of places to get street food in the area and across the...

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Thank ntisige
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Mikadi beach lodge is a terrific budget option just a few miles outside Dar Es Salaam. The thatched huts are small but perfectly functional. The beach and sea are clean, and the views gorgeous. The food was in keeping with the budget and the bar was well stocked. Lucha the owner couldn't have been more helpful. The only very slight...

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Thank kay G
Reviewed 24 July 2016

After reading countless bad reviews on this place, my friend and I ignored them anyway and booked a sea view double room at Mikadi. We checked in around noon, went to the room and put our bags down. The room was simple -- two twin mattresses, mosquito net, and a broken fan. However, the sheets were clearly not clean and...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stayed here in the beach chalets, and it was an awful nights sleep. Our accommodation had one wall and three sides of just metal wiring. The beds have no sleeping sheets, just the base sheet. Mosquito nets had holes and the bar is so loud as there is no walls at all. Showers were cold and salty. Wifi didn't...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mikadi Beach Lodge derives its name from the Mikadi tree which thrives along the beautiful Tanzanian coastline. Jo (Zimbabwean) & Lucho (Chilean) married and owner/managers, took over the lodge in February 2008 and since then have embarked on a complete refurbishment of the place. If you have your heart and soul in a place this emanates to staff and clients alike. We are in love with Mikadi and that shows in everything we do to make your stay with us both enjoyable and memorable. They say location is everything and we are in the perfect location! We are only 15 / 20 mins from the Zanzibar ferry so ideally placed for those travellers wanting to visit Zanzibar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mikadi Beach

Address: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: €26 - €28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Bandas on the left side of the bar (seen from the ocean) are a bit more seperated - more privacy!”
 of 5 bubbles Franziska_Kifaranga, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“bandaas on the front beach are nice windy”
 of 5 bubbles U1674ILjohnc, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You want to rest take the room with the ensuite. You want to party take the standard. I tried both and had a belter of a weekend and still got to work on time Monday. Hahaha.”
 of 5 bubbles JahPete, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Fact is that I didn't use the room much. Haha spent most of the night / morning sipping killi and whiskey, swimming in the pool then watched the sun come up, then spent most of the next day snoozing in the hammock. Hahahah Classic night. If you need rest go for the upgrade with ensuite. If your going to party take the standard room as it is right in the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles petere982, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Check that the mats and pillows are not humid. Ask for a cover for the night. They won’t offer you one.”
 of 5 bubbles Chipilingt, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
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