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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Stayed at Casa Umoja in January and loved it from the moment we arrived. Relaxed, clean, quiet, good value and a stones throw away from the beach, perfect! The manager Mansoor was really helpful and looked after us brilliantly, the breakfasts were delicious especially the freshly made fruit juices- which where different every morning depending on the fresh fruit available....

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norway
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Just came home from Zanzibar..and casa from hell .. I have been traveling a lot..and stayed in many guesthouses and casas ..and always been happy about it:) This one is awful. We paid for a luxury bandana in the garden..and when I see the nice reviews here I wonder if we were scammed..the room was just awful..it was very dirty...

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 7 August 2012

My wife and I stayed at Casa Umoja for 2 nights at the end of July and had friends in 2 other rooms. We dealt with Simona(owner) and she was fantastic. The price charged could be much higher but thankfully it is not. Our room was large and clean with tonnes of space to hang your clothes. The grounds were...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2012

We stayed at Casa Umoja in low season and found it was certainly much cheaper than almost all other accommodation in Nungwi and of a good standard. The people there are all very friendly and willing to help you out with anything and you can arrange tours at a good price through the guest house. The only criticisms were that...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 29 March 2012

i just came back from zanzibar and am missing the casa umoja already! i was booked for three nights and stayed 2 weeks instead :-) i felt so familar and comfortable in the cozy and big rooms with comfy beds,big cupboard, fan and mosquito net. the ensuite bathrooms with hot and cold shower are quite big as well and everything...

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east london
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I have stayed at Casa Umoja twice now, in 2010 and in 2011 and we have truly enjoyed it. The owner is very friendly. He looks after us as if we were his relatives. The location is brilliant and it is good value for money as Nungwi is generally quite expensive. We will be back again for sure.

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London
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Casa Umoja is a small, quiet and friendly place to stay at. Mustafa and his staff are doing a great job. Mustafa was very welcoming. He arranged for a cab to come and pick us up at the airport. He also took all of us out (6 people) so that we could go and watch dolphins. When we came home...

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Reviewed 30 October 2011

No hot water then no water, bed bugs, begging dogs, and half assed staff... Be careful! (apparently it runs better when the owners are around)

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Stayed here in spring 2010. Looks nice at first glance. We managed to get a good deal since we went to Zanzibar during the rain season. The guys that owned the place was not there and the guys that was looking out for the place were ok but a bit lazy. They liked to relax. A lot. Regarding the rooms...

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Reviewed 1 September 2011

Beautiful garden and comfortable place where spend the nights in Nungwi. Rooms clean, Mosquito net, fan, good toilet with hot shower. No air conditioned. Good breakfast. Good price for the quality gave. Very close to the beach and near good restaurants. They have restaurant too. is possible to put your tent inside the garden.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Umoja is a quiet and comfortable place to stay in Nungwi, North coast of Zanzibar island located in the Indian ocean, East-Africa. Situated just a few steps from a beautiful white sandy stretch of Nungwi beach you will find everything the amazing spice island offers to its interested travellers. It is our aim to create a cosy local atmosphere for our guests in order to enjoy the marvellous surrounding and setting of Zanzibar island by indulging in Swahili culture apart from big hotel chains. Our big tropical garden invites you to rest in tranquillity and to make new contacts whatever your interest will be ... This is why we have chosen the Kiswahili expression 'Umoja' for our guest house: 'Umoja' means Unity and Community! Make your stay a special experience! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Umoja

Address: Nungwi 3796, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: ₹ 4,137 - ₹ 6,787 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Higher floor if you want the cool sea breeze, the chalets are also very good surrounded by trees”
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“Upstairs rooms are generally nicer, although even downstairs ones are great.”
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“Ask for the bungalow. It is really comfortable!”
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“Make sure toilet and shower works. Check for bedbugs.”
annoeee, 12 Sep 2011 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are bigger and more private.”
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