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Rotterdam
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Reviewed 7 November 2010

We arrived on the 4th of October after a long trip from Holland. The place is situated nicely between lots of trees, plants and flowers. From the restaurant and the rooms you look towards the beach... lovely! We stayed in the honeymoon suite! We loved it. A big and well decorated in a authentic but comfortable nature style. Finally a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2010

Boy, they run a tight ship at Bellvue. Excellent beds, lovely seating area, free wi-fi, great food, good bar, great service and warm hosts all combine to make this an outstanding choice on the east coast of Zanzibar. I was with a friend and we both had a ball, I look forward to returning in the future, hopefully with my... More 

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Haarlem
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Reviewed 27 September 2010

After being fled from Cristal resort after half a day and a broken night (bad experience!), we went to guesthouse Bellevue. We were picked up by Melanie (owner of Bellevue) at the gate of Cristal and she brought us to the guesthouse (free of charge by the way). It was such a nice and warm welcome that it felt like... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 17 September 2010

The rooms are quite ok, but a bit overpriced in our opinion. Unfortunately the guesthouse is rather far away from the beach. You need to walk down for 5 minutes and if you want to get a drink or go to the toilet you will need to walk back. The beachside itself is nothing more than two seats under a... More 

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zanzibar4, Owner at Bellevue Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello couple from England ( not from Argentina) Let me start with saying I am very sorry that we were not offering you what you expected! Then there are a few things I like to comment on; * We ar not 5 minutes from the beach. We are not even 1 minute walk from the beach and this is when... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2010

We spent 4 days at Bellevue Bungalows with our family of 4 kids ages 15,12,8 and 6. The rooms were fantastic we had a delux suite and a delux . They have been beautifully done , very comfortable and African furnishing's providing a very atmospheric place to stay . The children felt really comfortable and safe especially the older ones... More 

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zanzibar4, Owner at Bellevue Guesthouse, responded to this review

I like to say THANK YOU ASANTE SANA Also I like to take this really nice review as a opportunity to thank al the guest from this season!! Thank you for celebrating your holiday with us! It was great meeting you and to share stories together.. You make Bellevue a great place to work in!! We wish all of you... More 

Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 29 August 2010

I had arrived with a terrible sun burn and Melanie who runs it cut me fresh allow as often as I needed which was a god send. The hotel decor is very stylish but fits the island as well. The rooms are simple but very well decorated, I loved all the helpful information they provide you with in your room.... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2010

We only made use of the restaurant at Bellevue but had a great experience. The place is run by Dutch couple Mel and Dimitri who are really have put a lot of effort into decorating the place in a ver authenticand beautiful middle eastern/african way. The food was really good and good value for money when compared to other equivalent... More 

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Thank JambianiNeil
Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2010

In june we stayed in for 5 nights in Bellevue and what a fantastic place it is. The owners Melanie en Dim are very welcoming and helpful. The rooms are spotless en spacious and the restaurant has a fantastic atmosphere. The food is really the best of the whole island. Dim is also running Kitecenter Zanzibar and i finally learned... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 25 July 2010

We booked a room at Bellevue for three nights. After days exploring we decided to spend the rest of our 2 week holiday here. We absolutely loved it!!!! We stayed in three different rooms and they were all very comfortable, clean and cosy and most of them have a stunning view. The Bellevue staff members are all very friendly and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 July 2010

Bellevue Guesthouse is the perfect getaway in Zanzibar if you are looking for a relaxing, sunfilled, tropical holiday! With 9 rooms it is small, which gives the place a homy feeling. The rooms are beautiful, clean, comfortable and almost all of them have a seaview. The restaurant and breakfast area is nicely decorated and the perfect place to chill. They... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and enjoy the hospitality in our cosy Guesthouse, north of Bwejuu, on the southeast coast of Zanzibar! The area of our guesthouse is a great place to relax and just 50 meters away from the beach. Wake up every morning with the beautiful sunrise and a fresh fruit juice. Discover the delicate food from our restaurant. With local fresh sea food and other fresh ingredients we serve local and international orientated dishes on a daily changing menu!Enjoy our green garden, where you read your book in the lounge area, hammocks or on your own private terrace. Take a nice relaxing walk on the stretched white beaches, and enjoy the spectacular colors and tide changes of the ocean.After you done relaxing go for a kitecourse on the amazing beach and waters of Paje. If this is too hectic let our professional tour guide mr. Mussa reveals Zanzibar's secrets in a Spice Tour, Stone Town City tour or a Dolphin Tour. Go on a Safari Blue, Sea Safari or let our partners take you on their professional organised dive and snorkel trips.We support the local NGO, by organising the Sea Safari where this income directly benefits the local projects organised by the NGO.Bellevue is a small personal Guesthouse, we hope to give you a homy feeling...There is always staff around or one of our management to assist you with any question you may have!Karibu Sana!Melanie & the Bellevue staff ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bellevue Guesthouse

Address: Bwejuu Street | Stone Town, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Price Range: €54 - €124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bellevue Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Bellevue Hotel Bwejuu
Bellevue Guesthouse Zanzibar Island/Bwejuu
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