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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

A wonderful place, all what you need to feel good, chill and relax...and you just can't otherwise than this...just relax!;) Arriving late night after landing in Zanzibar and driving on our own to Matemwe...nothing better could happen than landing at Seles...a stone's throw from the beautiful beach where you mostly could feel like being alone with some locals, children and...

Thank Andreas W
Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with nice bungalows and helpful staff. Seles is a small but very charming place. Food is amazing and you have the beach for yourself! Only a short boat ride from Mnemba island! Highly recommendable and definitely a place we will visit again.

Thank Alan K
Buena Vista, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seles was a great place to stay! It was our family of 5 and we got put up in a spacious bungalow with a cool porch overlooking the ocean. The food was great and the atmosphere was really relaxing and well done. They just added in a pool which contributed to a nice hangout area, right on the beach, and...

Thank Lindy C
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Sele's Bungalows is an ideal place if you are looking for spending some days in a beach paradise. Bungalows with your own balcony or veranda, access to a strip of beautiful and quite lonely beach, a lounge under palm leaf roffs that is relaxing at day and buzzing with fresh sea food, cocktails and lounge music at night. The staff...

Thank kathrinmaisch
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We rode our bikes here 3 times from our resort in Pwani Mchangani which is 40 minutes away. The coconut jumbo prawns and fish curry are a must. We also had the grilled octopus. The flavour of the curries are just right with subtle spices - the balance just perfect. Everything was super fresh. The chapatis are also crispy and...

2Thank Sasha W
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Was staying in Nungwi at The Z Hotel, and my Uncle took me for a trip to Seles - one of his favourites. Loved spending the afternoon there sat at the bar. Staff very friendly, and the food was spot-on. Would definitely return for food/drinks/chill when back in the area.

1Thank socialPolly
Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 21 September 2016

If you are looking for 5 star accommodation and luxury Seles Bungalows are not for you. However if you wish for clean, friendly, atmosphere with excellent food and a welcoming bar only yards from your room and the beach then this place is perfect. Jeanette and Suleman could not have been more helpful and friendly and the 2 dogs are...

1Thank howcottrell
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed here July 2016 for 4 nights. Room and bathroom were nice, cosy, cool and clean. A muscito net was present. The restaurant, bar, relaxing area is awesome! The food was good and the crew very friendly. Wifi available. The British owner is very nice and helpfull. She helped us arranging a trip to Nungwi, which is worth it....

Thank Ingrid K
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed three nights at Seles Bungalow and everything was perfect. The room is nice and as soon as you're out, you already have the feet in the sand. The lodge is wonderful, you can take your meal upstairs with a nice view on the beach or downstairs next to the bar, where you have a lot of choices of...

Thank Nans B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We have been to Zanzibar several times, stayed at different hotels, but Sele's Bungalows is THE ONE we always coming back, relaxing atmosphere, very clean rooms, delicious food, very high level customer service.

Thank AisteBwa

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Sele's Bungalows

Address: Matemwe Beach | P.O. Box 3215 Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: ₹ 5,320 - ₹ 20,190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Sele`s Bungalows Hotel Matemwe
Sele's Bungalows Zanzibar Island/Matemwe
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“Upstairs rooms with balcony are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles howcottrell, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we got a slight discount for being in the back room - was absolutely fine for us (2 more 'budget-y' inclined, 25 year old travellers)”
 of 5 bubbles Eddyt23, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“A two pax bungalow is a much better choice, take dollars with you, unless you like to be surprised by some very unpleasant (incorrect) exchange rates.”
 of 5 bubbles Golyadehond, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“- Room number 6 was cheap, but a bit too small for comfort! - Bigger rooms are located closer to the beach and lounge/dining area and are probably worth the extra money if you have the budget to spare. - Rooms located closer to the lounge/dining area might have acces to the free offered Wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles 256jordig, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi in the bar/restaurant area.”
 of 5 bubbles Z9992SWsimonb, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
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