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Pemba Lodge

18/07/2017 19/07/2017
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Devon
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Pemba Eco Lodge is unique. Many hotels claim to be unique but very few are quite as extraordinary in so many different ways. Just getting there is an adventure. The island of Shamiani is about as far from the normality of Western urban life as can be imagined. The lodge lies in the centre of a perfect, semi-circular beach set...

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear tedwarddavenport, Thank you very much for writing so beautifully about Pemba Lodge. We are always striving to give our guests the perfect combination of an authentic experience and best service quality , while treating our beautiful natural environment with care and consideration and it is very rewarding to see that we have succeed. We were truly honored to host...

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Pemba Lodge removes you from the hectic life of the mainland, or even of Zanzibar, and puts you in a much less complicated space of hanging w/o any hassle As an Eco Lodge, you won't find all of the amenities that a typical resort would offer, but if you go w/ the attitude that you want that difference, you will...

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kris W, Thank you very much for such a wonderful review. Our lodge is a little piece of paradise and it is great to hear that you enjoyed being away from the hustle and bustle of life. we always do our best to keep it this way with low impact,restful and in the tune with the natural surroundings. Thank...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you want to stay away from mass tourism Pemba Lodge is the right place to be. Great, reliable service from Ali and his team. We arrived at low tide and had to wade to the shuttle boat. While on the boat drive we got a refreshing coconut. From the harbour we took a 15 minute walk to the lodge....

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Frogy007, How good to know how much you appreciated and enjoyed Shamiani's natural environment and our efforts to preserve it making sure it is not ruined. It was really our pleasure to welcome you to Pemba Lodge and we definitely hope that we will see you again in the near future. Best regards from Ali and the team!

Hyattsville, Maryland
Reviewed 4 February 2017

It is hard to find words to adequately describe the beauty of Shamiani Island off Pemba, where the Pemba Lodge is located. This is truly an untouched place with very few tourists. I was there for ten nights. I was traveling alone. I had a writing project to work on. I mostly read in the mornings then took long walks...

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth A, I would like to thank you on behalf of Pemba Lodge staff for your valuable , detailed and lovely comment. we are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge. How nice to read of your experience and mostly how you felt at home. Shamiani people are always welcoming and for sure they will be much...

West Linn, Oregon
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Yes, as others have said, this is truly paradise. Small, very tranquil, beautiful. Excellent service - Mr Ali, the manager, and his staff are always doing something for you - the spiced tea on your veranda at sunrise, a coconut freshly opened so you can drink the milk, meals whenever you wish. Powdery white sands. Incredible views of the warm...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

You know that moment you get, that moment you've been waiting for going on your dream holiday? Well sailing into the bay of Shamiani was that moment for me. What a treat! Pemba Lodge is the perfect secluded island destination. I spent 8 days there and could spend at least 8 more. The food was wonderful and the staff super...

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for four days. The service was excellent and friendly. Ali does a great job in keeping everything running smoothly. We borrowed the kayaks and paddles around the island - 2.5 hours of real adventure! We hope to return one day.

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Justin H, Thank you for your gracious review of your recent stay at Pemba Lodge. Ali and the team are happy to read your comment and we are all more than pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Wow, where do I start on this amazing adventure of a holiday!!!! From the flight across from Zanzibar to arriving at beautiful Pemba..... what a journey for the heart and soul - memories engraved forever...... I arrived at Pemba airport and was met by the most friendly local taxi driver that took me on a journey through the local villages...

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 67shelleyv, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, of your recent stay at Pemba Lodge not only of your stay at the lodge, but also of the experience you had from the pick up until your departure and the interesting people you met whilst staying with us. It is always rewarding to...

Leussow, Germany
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is an ecologically friendly location with just a few bungalows built with local materials using solar energy for elecrticity, warm water and for pumping the water as well as ecological toilets. The bungalow was extremely spacious and testefully designed and decoerated with a lot of welcoming touches. The food is excellent cooked with local foodstuffs. The staff are extremely...

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear helenpF302WW, We are humbled by your review and thank you very much! Happy guests mean the world to us and we definitely hope that we will see you again in the near future. Best regards from us all!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 September 2016

A small semi-boutique hotel tucked away on Shamani Island - a little island lying on the south-east coast of the much over-looked larger island of Pemba. Ali and his team make a very friendly and earnest attempt to look after their guests, and we certainly appreciated them. We had the hotel almost to ourselves, and therefore the four white beaches...

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Nassor M, Owner at Pemba Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andrew W, Thank you very much for writting so beautifully about Pemba Lodge! Your review really sums up what we are trying to achieve here.Our lodge is a little piece of paradise , and we do our best to keep it like this.i am glad to know that you appreciated and enjoyed shamiani,s environment and our efforts to preserve...

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Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pemba Lodge, situated on the remote and beautiful Shamiani Island off Pemba, Zanzibar’s sister island.It is Pemba’s first true eco-lodge ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pemba Lodge

Address: | P.O.Box 3361 - North Coast, Kiweni (Shamiani) 3361, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Pemba Island > Kiweni (Shamiani)
Price Range: ₹ 19,846 - ₹ 21,333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pemba Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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