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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kendwa rocks hotel is located on the beautiful Kendwa beach. The hotel has a bar and restaurant on the beach with stunning views and great atmosphere for a cocktail at sunset. I stayed two nights in one of the reasonably priced rooms away from the beach. The rooms were basic but clean. When we alerted the front desk that the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first night we stayed in a banda, but it was pretty stagnant and musty. If we hadn't gone during the peak of the summer, it would've been fine. So bad planning on my part. Luckily, we were able to upgrade to a room with more than a desk fan, and it was much better. The breakfast buffet is great!...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kendwa Rocks is somehow hippie, in a great way. It serves excellent food - even sushi, gives possibilities to water sports and parties, sailing, diving, walking around. Variety of different accomodation is big, and so is ways to relax: good massage and even finnish sauna can be experienced. Having romantic dinner at the beach was once-in-a-life-time experience.

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Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel would take 3 stars maximum as they are lacking a lot of standards. We had the junior suite. The bed is not that big. It is fine. The room had good AC. However it smelled bad we checked-in so we had to let the air in and spray perfume. The staff is humble and nice, however they do...

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Thank Saad T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful stretch of beach, but lots of cigarette buds in the sand. Young party crowd. Lots of tattoos; even a tattoo parlour on the beach. Terrible breakfast. Small room. Knackered sheets. Too expensive for what it offers. Never a good sign when you are asked to pay for a night's stay at check-in, rather than at check-out.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We loved it over New Years!! The people are so friendly, kind and very helpful. The location is perfect, right on the beach and everything you need is around you: Restaurants; Water Sports & Markets. Definitely going back!! Asante Kendwa Rocks Hotel ;)

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Thank Melanie M
Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Really nice beach hotel with great food, excellent service, luxurious rooms, and offcourse the beach - which is beautiful. I didn't wear my shoes for the entire stay, you make your way trough the sand.

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Thank Heidismette
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The hotel is located right on the beach. Excellent for spending the day lazing about and walking along the beach front during low tide. The villa was beautiful and so comfortable with a small private swimming pool. The food was average with little options.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had heard that the biggest and apparently only beach party in zanzi is held here so we followed the hype. We were charged 13 usd each for entrance. Pros; good music, friendly atmosphere, spacious venue. Cons; pathetic waiter service for both drinks and food with what seemed like a 1 waiter to 500 people ratio. Queuing for a drink...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel in a beautiful enviornment. The rooms we stayed at had their own private pool and a nice view towards the beach. Very friendly and polite staff, always happy and energetic. Ok and cheap food.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Kendwa Rocks Beach Hotel

Address: Kendwa Beach, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: ₹ 6,641 - ₹ 16,770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kendwa Rocks Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Kendwarocks Bungalows Hotel Zanzibar
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“The rooms far from the beach are less noisy during the full-moon and Saturday night parties.”
 of 5 bubbles sararU3308YD, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Kenya room was nice and quiet, great air con, great ceiling fan, good shower; avoid bandas in hottest months”
 of 5 bubbles 490alyssap, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the beach are fantastic! Little jacuzzis outside each one.”
 of 5 bubbles JessicaM799, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Full Moon time hotel is full”
 of 5 bubbles 56ay_ae, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Specificy a room furthest from the beach if you are a light sleeper- party music is ridiculously loud.”
 of 5 bubbles christinepN4209BY, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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