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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really amazing and chill hostel, just nearby the beach with great people. The rooms are nice and the location is perfect, everything is near and the workers can help in everything, a really nice experience

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

I LIKE THIS PLACE! Happened to spend over 2 weeks there and i was granted a bigger bungalow with a sort of 'upper floor' and enough space to host a big family ). Too bad i am traveling solo ;). Nice Staff, nice service, laid back atmosphere, no frills, simple and warm welcome and management. Top: the restaurant/lounge/library/relax area, all...

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Haji M, Manager at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you so much for great and helpful review Hope to see You again Haji

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay in nungwi at mabwe roots bungalows! The people were really laid back and everything was relaxed. Haji was able to help us with resevations for excursions and taxi's. The bungalow was good considering the price! The breakfast Babu made was good, we liked it! The first night we enjoyed our dinner here and this was very...

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Haji M, General Manager at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nicely staying with us as well your good review Hope to see you again when you visit Zanzibar Thank you so much Haji Kabwe roots bungalows

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here four nights an really enjoyed our stay, we even arrived a day early and where accommodated. Breakfast is included and consist of the typical fresh fruits and toast and omelette r pancakes. Unfortunately there is a building site right in front, but it's not too noisy and the beach is literally two minutes away and we were...

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Haji M, Manager at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 2 September 2016

IT was nice to stay in Kabwe Roots Bungalows. Quiet and nice beach just near by. Nice walk to Nungwi town on the beach. Cook was great and staff was very friendly and helpful. Nice area and hanging out space.

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Haji M, Manager at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you so much

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you have never enjoyed a beach all to yourself, go to Mabwe Roots. Being slightly out of the Nungwi tourist section but still with incredible beach line, Mabwe Roots is just ideal.. The food is wicked. Super tasty with fresh fish, cooked to order! The staff are super relaxed, very friendly and give a real family like vibe to...

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Ali M, Owner at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello!Thanks Worldclass staff,Mabwe roots and the staff of Kabwe Roots Bungalows hopping see you again. Ally.

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I've spent one night in Mabwe Roots bungalows with some colleagues last week and it was a great stay! We had the villa with place for 5 people, a huge living room, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There's enough space for 5 people to sleep in there. Outside there's a terrace with hammocks and space to chill out with a...

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Haji M, Manager at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

I stayed in Mabwe Roots for 10 days. It was amazing. First night I stayed in big house, then moved to bungalow. I had beautiful view on the sea. Bungalow was clean, there was hot water. Food was great. The stuff was so nice. They were there all the time and help you with everything. I feel like I am...

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Haji M, Manager at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you so much for love our bungalows Hope to see you again

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in a very roomy bungalow at the top of the hill, from where we could see the sea as soon as we woke up. We were perfectly comfortable there. Haji was friendly and very helpful, providing a taxi service any time we were feeling lazy! The communal area/bar/restaurant was really nice and they played great...

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Haji M, Manager at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you so much We hope you will visit again when you come to Zanzibar

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent, peaceful place near by the beach. Great restaurant, beautiful garden. I had a tidy and cosy bungalow with bathroom. Breakfast was very good. The staff of Mabwe Roots is absolutely great, kind and helpful. I will come again.

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Ali M, Owner at Mabwe Roots Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello marramarra,Mabwe roots thanks you,hoping to you see again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Mabwe Roots. A relaxed and lovely place on the northern tip of Zanzibar. Close to secluded beaches and Nungwi village. Feel free and feel welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mabwe Roots Bungalows

Address: Sazani Rd | Between Tanzanite and Ras Nungwi, Nungwi 812, Tanzania (Formerly Pale Palace)
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: €31 - €32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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