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Michamvi 2424 Tanzania
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A little resort with a private beach and beautiful charming cottages, surrounded by a luxuriant tropical garden. In perfect harmony with the natural environment, Kichanga Lodge is an unforgettable place for those who love nature and romantic atmospheres.........
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Body wrap
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Table tennis
Car hire
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Light therapy
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Private beach
Private balcony
Bottled water
Bath / shower
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 2 more
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jbreit167636 wrote a review Mar 2020
Munich, Germany
Beautiful ocean view, very friendly staff, good food, very relaxing location in tremendous nature. Quite clean sand beach, all equipment for swimming/snorkeling available. Taxi for Stonetown trip required.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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CarolSteele wrote a review Mar 2020
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Our trip to Zanzibar was planned in 2 days and we weren't even sure if our booking was confirmed when we got on the plane. Everything turned out perfect. We were upgraded to an ocean view room and had half board. The bungalow was spacious and clean. An extra fan was provided. Large walk in wardrobe. Breakfast was plentiful and varied. Dinner was chosen from a set menu...always at least two meat/seafood and one vegetarian option. The menu was never repeated once in the 10 days we were there. Local and delicious food. We did have a traditional Swahili buffet on 2 occasions. The green mango soup was a winner! The beach is cleaned each morning and although the tide does go out quite a bit, it was lovely to walk in and bop around. The pool is clean and refreshing. Nice to have the odd lunch on the beach and walk at low tide all the way to The Rock Restaurant. The staff are a real asset to this lodge. They are friendly and helpful. Always smiling and trying to help. Zuleikha at reception was a star. Booking us excursions and taxis when needed. Also confirming and adjusting our airport transfer when it seemed like an airport shutdown was looming. On our last night with just 7 guests remaining they surprised us with a dinner and champagne next to the pool area in candlelight. What a way to end our trip! Would love to someday come back to this amazing place. PS: This might be in Africa, but the WiFi was exceptional!
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Date of stay: March 2020
sheilafalconer1947 wrote a review Mar 2020
Ibiza, Spain
I stayed at Kichanga Lodge with my adult son for nine very enjoyable days. The resort is quite simple, which was one of the things we liked about it. The secluded private bungalows scattered in the grounds are very spacious with ceiling fans and mosquito nets on all the beds and are cleaned every day with a turn down service in the evenings. The staff are always smiling and were ready to help to make our stay as relaxed as possible. The reception staff were extremely helpful in organizing taxis for us on several occasions and helping with anything we asked. The buffet breakfast is varied and plentiful. We felt very fortunate to have such a stunning beach side area with plenty of sunbeds and shade to gaze at the receding or incoming tide. The complimentary tea, coffee and cakes every afternoon on the beach was a welcome touch. I would definitely recommend Kichanga Lodge if you are looking for somewhere to get away from it all, that is not pretentious and preserves the culture of Zanzibar with lovely staff to make every day special.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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JPPerrault92 wrote a review Mar 2020
Paris, France
Very well and good stay in Kichanga Lodge with an incredible and magnific Team ! The food is excellent, the team is at the top, the views of the Indian Ocean are magnificent, the absolute calm in the bungalows with sea view as well as the small private hammock. I loved the spirit as well as the quality service going so far as to deploy the mosquito net in the evening in the room. Thank you all
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: A best view from bungalow
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Natalie H wrote a review Mar 2020
Ruislip, United Kingdom
Lovely tranquil location with fantastic staff. We found a tortoise munching on some fruit outside our hut just after we arrived which was a lovely surprise. Lovely huts but would have been better with air conditioning. Even with a ceiling fan & extra standing fan we were too hot so we tied back the mosquito nets which helped a little & thankfully not may mozzies around but still too hot getting ready for dinner etc. Food was very good (coffee was terrible, though filter coffee generally is). Sea is good for rockpooling & thankfully they have a variety of sea shoes you can borrow but even when the tide was in it wasn’t good for swimming as a bit rough so you can only bob up & down & hope you don’t stand on a sea urchin of which there were a lot. We took a taxi across to Kae beach which was better for swimming (although a lot of weed) and seeing the sunset. Beware getting ripped off by taxi drivers and hotel will charge commission on airport drop offs so book online or haggle - we got $35 to airport having been charged that a couple of days earlier just to go to Kae beach! I went scuba diving with Buckannears in Pingwe (excellent healthy reefs and beautiful sandy beach for swimming). George & his staff couldn’t have been nicer & we really enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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US$71 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kichanga Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Kichanga Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Kichanga Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Kichanga Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kichanga Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Blue Dongwe Jetty, Fishers Restaurant, and Upendo Zanzibar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kichanga Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Kichanga Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kichanga Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Kichanga Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kichanga Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Swahili.
Does Kichanga Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.