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Torhout, Belgium
Reviewed 13 October 2016

WOOOW!! I'm just back from a 10 days vacation in Jambiani (Zanzibar) and we did sleep in Zanzest Beach Bungalows. I can't describe in words how wonderful our vacation has been! The place itself is outstanding beautiful: white stand, coral blue water, nature and most important for us: Oh so quiet and not crowded at all! We did sleep in...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Beautiful views of the water. The water was very turquoise and clear. The rooms were great and the Italian food was yummy. The staf were very friendly (specially Boogy) and the chef even made Pilaf for us even though not on the menu. It is run by the very friendly Italian Annalisa. We were there for four days and it...

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Chisinau, Moldova
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sceneries. The bungalows are well kept, wonderful owners, pleasant and helpful staff! Delicious and fresh Italian food served at the hotel's restaurant. The beach is nice, though far to walk to get to swimm on low tide, either way beach shoes are advisable. ENJOY!

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had a lovely holiday at Zanzest bungalows. They are nice, simple bungalows, kept very clean and run by a very friendly and helpful Italian couple with great staff. While most bungalows don't have a direct sea view there is a great lounge area which overlooks the sea and has comfy sofas to relax on. The food is delicious with...

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We spent some 4 days here. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff. The rooms were on the small side and could be a little bit wider. The beds were too short for me, especially with the foot end closed off by a board. The food was good but pricey, we went often too Jambiani village for lunch and/or dinner. There are a...

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review
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Caro Robert, grazie per averci scelto e grazie per la vostra compagnia. Ogni suggerimento è buono per migliorare.Le camere presenti...

Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our stay at Zanzest was amazing. It was quiet and peaceful with a beautiful view and lots of opportunities to go on great tours via the hotel. Annalisa and Davide, the owners, are terrific hosts and they really care for their guests. If you want a peaceful place with beautiful surroundings and delicious food this is the place to go!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We reserved the Lion Bungalow - an elevated bungalow with an unobstructed view over the ocean on arrival we were matter of factually informed that we will be moved to another room as they have another booking for the lion room the next day. We reserved and paid for the lion room in advance and we received confirmation from Zanzest...

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Gentilissima signora dai modi altezzosi, aspettavo con molto entusiasmo la sua dolcissima recensione,al momento del check-in in modo educhevole come...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wonderful location…. Basic and small room but very clean. Staff were nice, the owners were helpful in organizing day trips and transports although they don’t know the island and as such they are not in the position to give useful tips and advises. The masseur, Cristina, is very good and I would highly recommend her massages. The food was very...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We came here to eat twice, partly because of the food itself which was good but mostly because of a wonderful atmosphere and very friendly owners. We saw a couple of rooms, and I'm quite sure we are going to stay here next time we go to Zanzibar. They are nicely built, well kept and really clean. And the price...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a wonderful place to come if you want a proper restful vacation...a little away from jambiani village, with its numerous hotels, busy beach and demainding touts, at zanzest you witness the daily tides come in and out, can find seculsion, and wonderful food. The rooms are simple but pleasant....service is excellent, and the only downside is that the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zanzest a resort with 11 rooms renovated in july 2015 run with love and passion for Italian, located at the end of the village of Jambiani, a corner of paradise where you can relaxing enjoying the turquoise color of the sea, and the nature of the show with 2 strips of sand white. Restaurant with selection of typical Italian, with attention to detail, pizza at noon, and Swahili dishes cooked by qualificated chefs. Area with sun beds, bar where you can enjoy cocktails or smoothies fresh fruit enjoying the quiet tranquility and colors of the African land. An ideal place to relax and enjoy a good cuina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzest Beach Bungalows

Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani | Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: ₹ 3,336 - ₹ 5,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Zanzest Beach Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Zanzest Beach Bungalows Jambiani, Zanzibar Island
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“All the rooms where excellent, there is one in particular which has a balcony overlooking the sea which I was rather envious over.”
 of 5 bubbles leemichaelwillis, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Giraffe room!!! :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Steffiwanderlust, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The sea view one is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles JRSam, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There a couple of rooms with a direct sea view - the upstairs one has the best view. All are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 492gabriellet, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The lion room”
 of 5 bubbles Wielitjies, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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