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Mbuyuni Beach Village

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Great value for money with the accomodation being right on the beach and having a swimming pool. Rooms were chalet style with bathrooms, and were clean an comfy. We had a problem with electric in ours and they fixed it the same day. Pool is on the small side but could when you need to cool off. Restaurant was fine,...

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 25 March 2012

We stayed here for two nights, it was low season as rainy season was supposed to have started (but we barely saw any rain) and we got a good rate. There were only 8 other people staying at the same time as we did, which made it even nicer. Perfect place to relax. Rooms were simple, two Zanzibar style beds,...

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1Thank lizade
Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2012

We stayed here for our last 4 days to relax after a 6 1/2 week safari. Couldn't of picked a better place to stay. Staff were very friendly and helpful and fun to be around. Food was very good. Internet was good. The pool very clean. Our room was ocean view by the pool. The room was clean and very...

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1Thank Raroboy
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Pictures tell all! We were very pleased with our stay here and would definately stay again. We felt like we were in Paradise! You are right on the white sandy beaches, also with a nice pool! The tide goes out so far that you can only swim in the oceans at certain times of the day. So it was great...

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1Thank Meredith5
Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 January 2012

We stayed 20 days from the 16th December 2011 and absolutely loved every minute of our stay. The staff are excellent, very welcoming, friendly, well trained, genuine and warm. A great place to stay and relax. The rooms are cleaned daily, towels and sheets changed daily too. What we enjoyed was that we could sleep as late as we wanted...

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Livingstone, Zambia
Reviewed 13 December 2011

The Mbuyuni Beach Village was rustic, and set on the beach, about an hours drive from Stonetown. It is very secluded, and does not offer much of the touristy attractions... well, not any actually, but is friendly and the food was passable. The beaches are not clean, and do not offer much swimming scope either.

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bangkok
Reviewed 6 November 2011

The Mbuyuni is a great place to stay. The rooms are basic but well cleaned and looked after. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was very relaxed. It is not he most pluch hotel on the beach and the tide timing can be a bit bad (there are rocks at low tide). But the place was...

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1Thank love_hippo
portland, oregon
Reviewed 19 October 2011

We made a last minute decision to limit our exhausting mainland travels and come to Zanzibar to relax. After 3 days in Stonetown, we contacted the Mbuyuni Beach Village and got a double for $40 US per night. Our room was not ocean front, but was spacious, had a clean, updated bathroom with hot water, and a large bed with...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Mbuyuni Lodge is a great low budget accomodation in Zanzibar. The rooms are very simple but clean. The food is very tasty and satisfying (but slow) and the beach is very scenic (but not good for swimming). My partner and I prefer to swim in the sea so we simply walked about half an hour down the beach (it gets...

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2Thank sarah0527
Germany
Reviewed 28 September 2011

After having spent some weeks exploring East Africa, we headed for a quiet location in Zanzibar to recharge our worn-out body-batteries. Not having made a reservation previously (which is not necessary when traveling in September / October, but is advisable before or after) we got a taxi in Stone Town, which would drive us around several places on the east...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mbuyuni Beach Village is located on the east coast of Zanzibar, right at the beginning of Jambiani village, 4 minutes drive after passing Paje village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mbuyuni Beach Village

Address: Jambiani Village, East Coast of Zanzibar | at the beginning of Jambiani Village, Jambiani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: €42 - €61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mbuyuni Beach Village 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Mbuyuni Beach Village Hotel Jambiani
Mbuyuni Beach Village Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“Ask for one of the beach 'banda's', they were absolutely fantastic.”
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