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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had a great holiday at Dongwe. Samson and his team were very efficient and friendly. Youngman, Moe, Soldier and everyone else made it an unforgettable stay. The setting right on the beach is incredibly relaxing. The beach was right on the doorstep. Would recommend getting plastic shoes to walk further into the sea due to pointy pokey things that you cant see! Also recommended is carrying an umbrella or rain suit. The tour guide for the spice and Stone Town tour was very knowledgeable and accommodating. Dongwe is a distance from Stone Town though so this needs to be borne in mind. Will definitely recommend Dongwe.

  • Stayed: July 2018, travelled with family
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Thank MelissaM7493
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Kichanga, Manager at Dongwe Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Melissa
Thanks a lot for sharing your Holidays feedback, For us it was pleasure to look after you and your mom during your whole stay.
We thank you again for choosing Dongwe Ocean View as your place to spend your holiday and relax.
Is my hope and our hope to see you again..
Your Brother Malisa.... :)
Regards
Samson

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I have waited twenty years to go to Zanzibar. It was lovely stayed at the Dongwe ocean view lovely room on ground floor two steps to the pool and bar restaurant .staff helpful .some quite funny .very friendly .nobody on the beach except the fisherman . The pool is good .lots of deckchairs .lovely view from upstairs rooms .

Stayed: May 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank julie f
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Kichanga, Manager at Dongwe Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Dear Julie
Than you very much for your feedback sharing after your holiday at Dongwe Ocean View On our side was our please to serve you. We look forward to see you again
Regards
Samso

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Lovely staff and hotel, really enjoyed our stay. Particular thanks to 'youngman and Moo'. Location fantastic and very friendly people. Only downside was mobility issues with a wheelchair. hard work pulling through sand paths!! if you can lay down solid walk ways ,then would love to return. All the best from the Robinson's!

  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with family
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Kichanga, Manager at Dongwe Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Dear Nick
Than you very much for your feedback sharing after your holiday at Dongwe Ocean View On our side was our please to serve you. We look forward to see you again
Regards
Samson

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This was an exelent hotel with freindly staff. This was a amazing experience. Exotic tours was very good and the tour guides was of a high standard.I will recoment Dongwe Osean view to anyone that wants a great relaxing holiday.

Stayed: June 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Johan W
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Kichanga, General Manager at Dongwe Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Johan
Than you very much for your feedback sharing after your hoiday at Dongwe Ocean View
On our side was our please to serve you.
We look forward to see you again
regards

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

This hotel is right on the beach, with and excellent view, we had a deluxe room on the second floor. The rooms is basic, yet comfortable, although it would be nice if there is a kettle in the room for an early coffee or tea. The rooms are clean and neat, and a special touch is added at night when it is sprayed for mosquitoes and the beds are turned. Just remember to take insect repellent for sitting outside.

The staff and service is absolutely amazing and worth the praise they receive in other reviews I have seen. Everyone goes out of their way to make sure you have a good time. Anita and Juma was always availble should you need anything, and from the moment we arrived we felt welcome and safe.

The bar staff was out of this world, always ready with a joke and a cold drink to quench your thirst. With attention to small detail, like keeping breakfast for us when we had an early morning trip, even without us asking.

The menu is small but offers a variety and we found the the food tasty and the portions more than enough. If you like to snack inbetween meals, it is a good idea to take your own extra snacks like chips and nuts as there is no tuck shop at the hotel.

I would defenitely return as soon as I can, and was sad to leave.

Keep it up guys!!

Room Tip: Second floor delux rooms has bigger balcony, with great view.
  • Stayed: May 2018, travelled with friends
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Thank llerouxl
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Kichanga, General Manager at Dongwe Ocean View, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Ileroux
Thanks you very much for sharing your feedback about us Dongwe Ocean view
We promise to consider you advice for the future .
Thank you again for all your compliments to our staff.
We wish you all the best to your family with great hope to see you again
Regards

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