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Blu Marlin Village

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4 rooms in 8 hours because no airco or not water for shower. The "big boss" Luka is just busy whit new girls for the next night, and eat the best foods and cocktails for himself and his one night lover. The manager Eddy is only there when they call him for a problem. The fence off the balcony and...

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Amritsar, India
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Firstly, there was no signpost even in near vicinity to direct me to the location. One is likely to move past it as there is no signboard facing the approach track (yes, a dirt track, there is no proper road) !! Bathroom fittings are coming apart. My room door wouldn't lock from outside, so it had to be left open...

1Thank Vaga_Bond1673
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

The first impression of Blu Marlin upon arrival seemed well. The beach and the pool are very nice, however there are some major shortcomings which are not just a nuissance but also a plain hazard. 1. Location: 25 $pp is too much for a single transfer. You can take a cab at Stone town for 15$ with more people. 2....

2Thank EMUSIC88
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Well what an amazing stay, we arrived 13 december 15 and stayed for 7 nights and we had the pleasure of staying in th Crocodillo room. 1st floor with pool and sea views amazing again. we were greeted with a nice mango cocktail and given a brief run down of the hotel and its facilities by our fab host and...

Thank sunman06
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Stayed there with my wife just for three night after our Safari in Tanzania. Very romantic and quiet place. Beautiful beach. A simple hotel but with everything you want. And if something is missing the hotel manager will make sure you have it. Food was good, nothing fancy but hey it's not a 5 star hotel. Great value for money.

3Thank Artur S
Camborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We have just completed a 4 night stay here and can highly recommend it. We are 2 parents with 2 older children and stayed in a room with a double bed and bunk bed. We had breakfast and evening meal in our price plan. Location is great with own clean pool and plenty of sun loungers by pool and on...

3Thank IaninBourne
Reviewed 1 January 2015

I stayed at Blu Marlin Village in November 2014. Let me say that this place was a pleasant surprise! Price is very affordable for Zanzibar. The setting is wonderful. The property is well-cared for and maintained. The staff was excellent and helpful! In fact, the staff were an incredible bonus who enhanced my experience through their wisdom and advice. Would...

2Thank mjruss12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We chose Blu Marlin because of the price and stayed there for 4 nights, together with our daughter (2,5). The accommodations at Zanzibar are quite expensive. Blu Marlin is a fair deal, but there are beter places in this range (for example in Paje area). We enjoyed our stay at Blu Marlin, but the rooms and especially the bathrooms are...

1Thank MandyWouter
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Blu Marlin had just changed management when we stayed there. After travelling from the UK for almost 24hours, the pristine and clean room was a welcome! Admittedly, the salt water shower was a surprise, but it was manageable. Our air conditioning didn't really work properly, but for us it wasn't necessary and there was a constant breeze from the sea....

2Thank Aussie_In_Derby
St. Albert, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Located within one of the little villages on Zanzibar this was a lovely find. Blu Marlin offers all of the comforts of a big resort such as a nice pool, private beach, and lounging beds, at a very reasonable price. The rooms are clean and comfy and all have excellent air conditioning (a real must!) Breakfast and dinner which are...

1Thank IndianaSinclair

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BluMarlin Village is in the most peaceful area of the splendid beach of Kiwengwa Zanzibar with its coconut palms and tropical plants not far away is the villafe of Kumba Orembo all around is a scenario of transparent crystalline water and a white beach where one can encounter children who live in the beach huts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blu Marlin Village

Address: Kumba Urembo | Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: €57 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blu Marlin Village 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Blu Marlin Village Hotel
Blu Marlin Village Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kiwengwa
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Kiwengwa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#8 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#8 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Top floor best views - Crocodillo best room”
sunman06, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“ground floor is very comfortable”
arturs178, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Request an upper floor room.”
mjruss12, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Some of the rooms have bunk beds, which are nice for kids, but maybe not as nice for adults, as the rooms are somewhat small.”
862jenniferk, 16 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Second floor”
dasar, 29 Jan 2014 | Read review
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