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    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

    Matemwe Beach | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent80%
    • Very good16%
    • Average2%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Such an amazing place!!! Located on the beach of Matemwe you can enjoy the view of Mnemba Atoll at the bar with a cocktail, while you choose between a wide variety of local and European food. If you like wine this is also the place...More

    Thank Anthony L
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Five out of five for location if you are looking for a quite place along the eastern coast. A little hotel with a few rooms, a cozy bar, a nice restaurant and good sun beds under parasols on the beach. The pool is nice and...More

    Thank Altas64
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Beautiful little hotel on the beach. Peaceful when you want peace, help when you need to arrange trips or activities and a wide selection of tasty meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We were very well looked after - even when the owner was away...More

    Thank AYMA1985
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    If you're going to Zanzibar this is the place to stay at. We hade a wonderful time when we stayed there. Both the service and the food was great and Janne and Salome took really good care of us. And to top the trip we...More

    Thank TobbeTT
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We can absolutly recommend this place to everybody. We had a really relaxing time here. Jan and salome did everything to make you feel welcomed. The food was really good too. We appreciate that no music and no smoking were standard at this place. Vi...More

    Thank Helena N
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 94 - US$ 676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
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    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
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    • Matemwe
    • Also Known As
    • Zanzibar Retreat Matemwe ,
    • Zanzibar Retreat Hotel Zanzibar Island/Matemwe
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    Dimoda_8
    12 June 2017|
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    Response from GoZanzibar | Property representative |
    Hi. Good question. The standard rooms are downstairs, all in the main building, and there is no sea view from the rooms. BUT, when you step out on the wooden porch surround the whole hotel, you have some kind of view of the... More
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    swarnsma
    11 May 2017|
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    Response from Lee M |
    Hi, It's about an hour from Stone Town or the airport to the hotel. Taxis are available.
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    carolyneawino99
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from GoZanzibar | Property representative |
    Hi. Send me an email and I have easier task to answer your questions. Google the hotel online and you will find the email you can use. Thanks Jan
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    "ask for 2nd floor room for great view of the Ocean."
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    "Only the 2 premium rooms have sea views"
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    "Several rooms are adjacent to the pool and dining area. If you're sensitive to noise, ask for a room..."
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