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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived at Panga Chumvi late in the evening and was really tired. The staff were really helpful and made me very welcome immediately. I managed to get a light meal, and then slept soundly. The hotel is on the east coast of Zanzibar and the rising sun was peeping up over the horizon – I went out on to the...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was ok, and there were sunbeds to use just outside. The food and restaurant service was, however, below what could be expected. We only ate here the first day, then walked up the beach to locate another restaurant. The second morning we had to leave at 7:30 am and was there fore breakfast at 7:00. We informed the...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Like the reviewer before me, we also arrived just before new years eve, around 6 in the afternoon and the room was not ready for us. Had to wait for an hour or so before I asked someone, and then was taken to the room. I like the rustic feel of the rooms, and there was no trouble except for...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 13 January 2017

As stated in the title I have very mixed feelings about our 6 nights stay at the Panga Chumvi Resort. I will just tell you about our stay chronologically. We arrived two days before new years eve and were a group of five with 3 rooms. The reception is still under construction, so we waited for about 15 to 20...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you seek true relaxation and privacy, away from it all, and you do not require luxury or resort services, then this must be one of the best places on the island. The 3-person room that we had was right on the beach, and in fact consists of the whole beach-side of a house which contains a 2 or 3...

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Super nice people welcoming you at arrival and bring you to your suite. Depending where your suite is you are more or less directly situated at the sea where you just jump into nice warm water. In the afternoon you can enjoy a nice cold cocktail at the restaurant or just relax in one of many hammocks. The people are...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed at Panga Chumvi for 2 nights in early June 2016 and we really enjoyed our stay. We had a room on the top floor of one of the bungalows which was well appointed and clean. The food at the resort was absolutely delicious! Some of the best that we had whilst on Zanzibar. We also did a snorkelling...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We only wish we had stayed longer at this gorgeous property! We found them through Responsible Tourism Tanzania, of which Panga Chumvi is a member due to their focus on environmentally friendly principles as well as responsible employment of local staff. It is great to know that this hotel has local owners, and see that the money is being re-invested...

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St Agnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I recently stayed with 4 of my friends and the first day we arrived in Zanzibar and we arrived at Panga Chumvi, it was a moment I will never forget. The location of the resort is stunning, the views of the ocean and the beach are picture book paradise. The rooms are clean and the staff are very friendly and...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

We were very surprised to have such a negative experience here as it was recommended on Lonely Planet, usually very reliable. The exterior spaces at Panga Chumvi are beautiful, however we had the following issues with cleanliness and customer service: BUGS IN BED: We got to Panga Chumvi and found 30+ ants in our bed and little brown stains all...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Panga Chumvi Beach Resort, Matemwe, on the north eastern coast of Zanzibar, is right on the beautiful white sand beach (the longest unbroken stretch of beach in Zanzibar), opposite the pristine coral reef of Mnemba Island. We have 15 simple and stylishly comfortable rooms - in 4 guest lodges. Each room faces out on to its own wide veranda, has a sea or a tropical garden view, and is furnished with traditional hand-crafted coconut wood furniture. Our restaurant overlooks the beach. We love eating fresh, local produce and tasty Zanzibar cuisine, so this is what our chefs prepare for you, when you want it throughout the day. We love both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Fresh fruit smoothies and cocktails a speciality. We have a good selection of wine, spirits and Tanzanian beers. Staff helpful and friendly. Developing our already close relationship with Matemwe village, we are working towards becoming an eco resort which is very environmentally and culturally aware. Sea views, tropical garden, wi-fi – stunning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Panga Chumvi Beach Resort

Address: Matemwe | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: €68 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Panga Chumvi Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“I was on first floor with veranda - beautiful view through the coconut trees to the beach. Amazing breeze up there and peace.”
Ursulas_Day, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The family room had 2 double beds and a huge private terrace by the sea. Lovely!”
Orientia, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the "Banda One" room which is a "Beach Side" room. It's 2 footsteps away from the beach & has a large private veranda!”
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Fiori84, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room on the sea front.”
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ChanelK92, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you don't mind the noise of the waves, ask for the room on the beach :-).”
catherined287, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
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