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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Positive: Calvin the Manager was a really sweet guy and very helpful. If you needed anything then he was there. The rooms was very clean and spacious, Negative: However, apart from breakfast there was no food that can be ordered in the hotel. You would have to inform them by 12 in afternoon for the get any food sorted, even... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for three nights in August. Staff were remarkably friendly !! As a lone female I felt very safe and help was at hand if needed. Room was very clean and tidy. The walk to the beach is literally 2 minutes down a dirt road which I never felt unsafe walking down alone. All in all a... More 

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stockton on tees uk
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

After looking around a number of websites we booked Zanzibar Star 'Resort' as the pictures looked nice. Unfortunately, Zanzibar Star 'Resort' can not be classed as a 'Resort' and the photographs definitely do not match the reality. The hotel staff are very welcoming, polite and accommodating and will do anything they can to help you during your stay. They offer... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

It was a little difficult finding the resort as it is situated on a dirt road away from most of the "bigger" resorts. But then nungwi is all dirtroad. The contrast between the locals and the hotels is very high. The breakfast was good and the rooms where new and kept very clean. Only downside was that the bathroom filled... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

First, the positives: - The rooms look exactly like advertised - clean, modern and spacious, with effective air-conditioning and private balconies - The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is very relaxed, they're accommodating of most requests - Breakfast was good, with fresh fruit juice being the highlight Coming to the not-so-happy parts - we felt that the accommodation (like... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed there for three nights with my girl friend , everything was nice , breakfast is ok , rooms are very clean and nice . 2 min walking distance to the beach & restaurants .. Staff is very friendly and specially Jonas the Masai . Over all we enjoyed it so much .. Thanks

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Thank Mohamed H
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Comfortable and clean accommodation with excellent fresh breakfast! Our kids enjoyed pan cakes and fresh natural juice! The swimming pool is nice and clean. Wifi is available outside the rooms. The beach is just 10 minutes walk!

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Nueva York, Nueva York
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

We spent 5 nights at this hotel last month. The hotel is like you see in the pictures, there is no hidden things. It's is 3 minutes walking distance from the beach so the location is perfect. The staff is great in this hotel. Calvin, the manager, is always ready to help in whatever you might need so you won't... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2015

We stayed at this hotel at the end of our trip around Central Africa and it was a great finisher . It's a bit back from the beach but given the weather really wasn't an issue . All about it good Terry and Jo Australia

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

The hotel is 100m from the beach in a tropical environment. Kelvin, the manager was the first to meet and greet and as a manger he was always there no matter what time of day willing to assist with all requests. Sebastian was the waiter / assistant also always smiling and always helpful. As a place for us to rest... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zanzibar Star Resort is located at the northern tip of Zanzibar, one hour of scenic ride from Zanzibar International Airport. The hotel is set at 100mt from the vast white sandy beach of Nungwi. Zanzibar Star Resort blends the cultural rhythms with the nature, enhanced by the warm Zanzibar hospitality.If you are looking for comfort and inspiration, Zanzibar Star Resort is the best place to be: the riot of colors, the smell and beauty of our rooms creates a peaceful atmosphere.The hotel has a large garden with swimming pool, fully furnished with sun beds, beach umbrellas and beach towels.Facing the swimming pool there is our small and private restaurant/bar area, where you can find refreshment with our fresh juices and cocktails, surrounded by tropical plants.Zanzibar Star Resort has a total of ten deluxe garden rooms furnished with high quality design furniture, obtained from the unique Zanzibar wood, spacious bathrooms, hot water, Air-condition, fan, mosquito net, LCD satellite TV and Wi-Fi. Each beautiful room is unique and you will always feel at home.Zanzibar Star Resort is a welcome retreat from the pressure of life. It is a place of warmth and relaxation, a home of comforts and little luxuries, a paradise you will never want to leave. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzibar Star Resort

Address: Nungwi P.O.box 1766 | Dirt road leading towards the beach, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: €91 - €94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Zanzibar Star Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“All rooms are same size and same conditions so you don't have to be worried about this. All rooms are very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles Juancanyc, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The rooms on the first floor have nice views, the room that I had (ground floor, first room on the right) was near the entrance so there were people walking past. Also, there was a big bush on the way so \i could not see anything.”
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 of 5 bubbles Marisa_1992, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“first floor rooms have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles samsonk29, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are fairly the same, with ground floor, 1st floor and bungalow options.”
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 of 5 bubbles 531edgark, 25 Feb 2014 | Read review
“We stayed on the ground floor and it i was quiet and very nice. The first floor rooms must be nice as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 470rajc, 20 Nov 2013 | Read review
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