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    Sunset Kendwa

    P.O. Box 3546, 3546, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent12%
    • Very good43%
    • Average22%
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    • Terrible12%
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Pets Allowed
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 214 reviews

    Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for 7 days in september. Lets start with the positiv sides: Close to the beach A/C avaliable. If you like to party - you can have party til 4 in the morning. Downsides: In need of renavation. Hard bed Mosquito nets with wholes...More

    1  Thank CathrineD88
    Response from Abdul S, Front Office Manager at Sunset KendwaResponded 7 November 2016

    Hi CathrineD88, Thank you for your review. We are to start general maintenance work in the whole hotel. As for breakfast we have changed our menu introducing some new dishes like "pane al latte" (bread with eggs) Our staff comes from "The tourism and Hospitality...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2016

    A stunning hotel with fantastic rooms at very reasonable prices. The beach was gorgeous, well maintained with security guards and plenty of sun loungers. Although the bar and restaurant were very reasonably priced, the service was extremely slow so we often went to other hotels...More

    Thank Penny S
    Response from Abdul S, Front Office Manager at Sunset KendwaResponded 5 November 2016

    Dear Penny S, Thank you for your nice review and for having chosen Sunset Bungalows. As for the service we are improving our quality offering more training on a daily basis to our staff which is chosen directly among "The Tourism and Hospitality college" in...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2016

    The good: the beach is really beautiful, the food is not bad and reasonably priced, and I enjoyed the accommodations. Our room was spacious with AC, good bathroom, good fan. The bad: Probably the most annoying thing was all the parasitic fly-catchers that scavenge the...More

    1  Thank SmokyJoe2114
    Response from Abdul S, Front Office Manager at Sunset KendwaResponded 7 November 2016

    Hi SmokyJoe2114, Thank you for reviewing Sunset Bungalows. At the moment being, we are investing in internal training on our guards on how to behave with non customers and fly-catchers. Our restaurant and bar staff comes from "The tourism and Hospitality college in Dar es...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2016

    I have been visiting this hotel many times when I am in Zanzibar and I enjoyed a lot their Friday parties. Yesterday I realized that the management of this place changed and they introduced racist rules. It was only allowed to enter the party when...More

    1  Thank Lydia K
    Response from Abdul S, Front Office Manager at Sunset KendwaResponded 14 November 2016

    Hi Lydia K, Thank you for your review. Please be reassured that our hotel has always been welcoming all kind of tourists and visitors and always been free by racial discrimination. Our guards have undergone a more focussed training in order not to let this...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2016

    The service at reception and the restaurant was excellent, you can tell they read all the reviews and do their best to improve. The location is great, maybe the best beach on the island for swimming and snorkeling. The snorkeling might have been better at...More

    2  Thank Trevor L
    Response from Abdul S, Front Office Manager at Sunset KendwaResponded 7 November 2016

    Hi Trevor L, Thank you for your nice review. We look forward to welcoming you to Sunset Kendwa in the next future.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$92 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #104 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 83
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island
    • Also Known As
    • Sunset Bungalows Hotel Zanzibar ,
    • Sunset Hotel Zanzibar ,
    • Sunset Beach Hotel Zanzibar
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    Traveller (413)
    Pool & Beach (93)
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    Dining (21)
    Hotel & Grounds (194)
    Bathroom (12)
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    Room Tips
    "Go somewhere else!"
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    "We chose a room for 4 (as a couple) to have more space but that was a personal choice."
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    "Get a beach room to be close to restaurant/bar. But be warned of the Friday night party that is very loud."
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    "Make sure the surfaces in the room are clean, I doubt they ever scrub them"
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