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    Zanzibar House

    Matemwe, Matemwe PO BOX 3085, Tanzania
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    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “course meal” (10 reviews)
    “italian food” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    6 Aug7 Aug
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    1 - 5 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had an amazing stay at Zanzibar house. Upon reading the reviews, we went with the half board option which includes breakfast and dinner. We couldn't have made a better choice. The four course dinner every night was on point. The service was incredible. And...More

    Thank starli123
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I stayed here for 2 nights and wish it was longer! The hotel is small, only 7 rooms, which gives it an intimate feel. It is right on the beach with amazing views and a pool. Breakfast and dinner was included, and were wonderful, with...More

    Thank STACY S
    Reviewed 26 May 2017

    We were looking to stay at a charming boutique hotel instead of a big-resort experience, and we're so glad we found the Zanzibar House. We met the nicest people, and Georgia, the daughter of the owner, did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable... we...More

    Thank Walter P
    Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

    Our family spent 5 days at this amazing place and absolutely loved it! What made the difference between a nice and an excellent experience is the most friendly, accommodating and hospitable staff, especially the host Georgia. There was not one request that was too much...More

    Thank Janneke B
    Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

    Great family-run hotel on a beautiful beach. Friendly cats too! Don't miss the massage on the hut overlooking the beach with the sea air to cool you down. And explore the village using the bikes! We also went on a boat trip one day for...More

    Thank isabinkle
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    439 reviews
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    486 reviews
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$103 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Matemwe
    • Also Known As
    • Zanzibar House Matemwe, Zanzibar Island
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    Traveller (283)
    Pool & Beach (70)
    Room & Suite (53)
    Dining (16)
    Hotel & Grounds (162)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
    Bathroom (4)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Photographytravel
    9 August 2016|
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    Response from Adel S | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel itself can also organise it for you, it costs 90 $ for return transfer.
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    Meraj K
    29 December 2015|
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    Response from JosieMvandenhoek | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, as far as I know beaches are never private in Tanzania. The same applies to the beach along Zanzibar House. However, it has beautiful soft sand and is very wide with low tide so there's plenty of space to walk, play or... More
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    Amr T
    4 September 2015|
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    Response from ZanzibarHouse | Property representative |
    Or taxi around 20/30 usd or Public bus (dala dala) 107 Tzs 1.500
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms 1-5 have sea view, 6 & 7 are at the front"
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    "We recommend both types of rooms, ocean view and garden/palm rooms as the views are great on both sides."
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    "Believe all are good from what I saw but we had room 3 which was very nice"
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    "Ocean facing rooms are well worth the extra money."
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