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    James's Guesthouse

    Nungwi 73000, Tanzania
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent13%
          • Very good39%
          • Average5%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible35%
          12 Feb 2017
          “Don't you ever bother to come here”
          2 Oct 2016
          “Budget accommodation in Nungwi”
          Free Parking
          Restaurant
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          The Z Hotel Zanzibar
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          Nungwi Inn
          104 reviews
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          1 - 5 of 28 reviews

          Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

          The WORST hostel / guesthouse I have been in my whole life. And I may say that I've been to a lot of them. First: they didn't know that we we have booked. People looked at us as if we came from another world. The...More

          Thank Jørge R
          Reviewed 2 October 2016

          If you´re looking for a budget accommodation in Nungwi, James Guesthouse is a good option. It´s located about 2-3 minutes walk to the beach, close to good restaurants and diving schools. The guesthouse has private rooms (ensuite) and also dorms, and all of them have...More

          Thank CarolMoreno
          Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

          Clean basic cheap place to stay in tourist hub where everything else is over priced. Good breakfast, extremely helpful staff who personally walked us to Turtle natural reservation and dhow building. Fire was lit in the evening, nothing was too much trouble. Snoring trip arranged...More

          Thank kay G
          Reviewed 16 January 2016

          We booked the room 3 weeks in advance, sent the payment, passport scan and even credit card details. When we arrived "receptionist" said they are fully booked! He didn't even apologise, didn't help us and just left with backpacks day before NY Eve without any...More

          6  Thank tomek m
          Reviewed 26 June 2015

          I stayed at jame's in December last yr during a 4 days trip to Zanzibar. Hardly 5 mins walk from the beach, it is a reasonable place to stay if you are on tight budget. Jame's is a good fellow who used to make breakfast...More

          Thank Adil K
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          #17 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
           
          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
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          • Price range
          • US$ 30 - US$ 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Nungwi
          • Also Known As
          • James's Guesthouse Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
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          Traveller (22)
          Room & Suite (8)
          Dining (3)
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          Hotel & Grounds (14)
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          Nearby Attractions
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          Room Tips
          "do not book any rooms in James Guesthouse"
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          "Go with a double or single room. Group rome aren't looked after so much as the aren't money makers."
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          "This is a general tip for Nungwi, prices are mostly in US dollars. Make sure you have a reasonable exchange..."
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          "Make sure you agree a specific rate when you check in (preferably when the manager is not stoned)"
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