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Safina Bungalows

Nungwi, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 1 March 2016
    cheap and cheerful, good location!
    Recommended by the Spanish Diving Centre. Great location, cheap... more
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    Los Angeles, California
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Nungwi is a beautiful, amazing place to visit. It's also over-priced and difficult to find a good value for money. This was the ONLY place we found with availability over the holidays. It was ok. Run down rooms. An aircon issue that got fixed promptly. We skipped the included breakfast and only received $10 off the room price... and had...

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    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    Recommended by the Spanish Diving Centre. Great location, cheap. 30 dollars for a double room, which is what we were looking for. Friendly staff. Breakfast poor. No AC, but a fan... it was hot. Shower good. It's simple, but what else do you expect for the price!

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    Thank madch82
    Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

    Bottom line: you will not find a price like this do close to the beach, so if you spend most of the day on the beach anyway this place is fine! This guesthouse is OK, nothing more. Location is superb, rooms are clean and of good size (though the wall are terribly ugly spray painted) and the fans worked very...

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    Thank Gal V
    Chemnitz, Germany
    Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

    The staff is very friendly and helpful and Care about their customer. The rooms are clean and ensure a save stay. The location is next to perfect, only two minutes away from the beach and a very quiet surrounding. I would chose to go there anytime again!

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    Thank 90Pati
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    Reviewed 30 March 2015

    We liked Safina because our room (though small) was clean, the fan worked great, and the bed was incredibly comfortable. It also came with toilet paper, a good mosquito net, and a bucket and small rug. That's basically what you will get for $20-$30/night here, no frills basics. What we did not have was (1) hot water, (2) decent water...

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    Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

    Myself and my wife really enjoyed ourselves. The room was spacious, clean and easy going. Fan, ensure bathroom and mosquito nets. Only a few minutes from the beach. We'll return next time we are here.

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    Thank Misha T
    Calgary, Canada
    Reviewed 7 December 2014

    My partner and I stayed here in July 2014. The rooms are spacious and pretty clean, but the pictures on the website make them look a lot nicer than they actually are. We found our room looked pretty run down, the light bulb didn't even work and we had to ask for toilet paper from the front desk. For the...

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    Thank Thea W
    Turku, Finland
    Reviewed 20 November 2013

    For me as well it is a bit hard for me to understand all this negative views. The rooms are clean, nice and rather big if you compare the money you are paying for it. I stayed there for three weeks and from my perspective it is best value from all low budget places in the area where I have...

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    Thank Lauri2012
    San Francisco, California
    Reviewed 2 September 2013

    Not sure why all the negative reviews. My girlfriend and I stayed here for three nights in August 2013 and it was just what we were looking for - a cheap place with easy access to the beach, restaurants, and other amenities of Nungwi. The hardest part of the hotel was finding it on a map. It's right behind the...

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    Thank Aaron J
    Bergen, Norway
    Reviewed 3 March 2013

    Lived here only for a few days. The power was off a lot, which made the fan in the ceiling stop. Got terrible hot. Also, there were a lot of rats outside the room. One night there were one rat scrathing to door keeping me up all night. Very unpleasant!!! The security is also really bad. Be careful if you`re...

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    Address: Nungwi, Tanzania
    Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
    Also Known As:
    Safina Bungalows Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
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