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Moshi, Tansania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here several times and every time it is a great spot to spend some relaxing days. Nice hotel rooms, with an amazing view. Delicious breakfast and food options for lunch and dinner! The team is great and helping with every question or problem! Definitely going back there soon - highly recommending it!

2Thank Francine_CF
Moshi, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the Blue Oyster several times since 2012 and for a last time in September last year as I left Tanzania so I wanted to shortly comment on the hotel. The hotel is located on the beautiful beach of Jambiani with its long tides allowing for extended walks on the beach and most beautiful views of the beach...

3Thank Birgit M
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Me and my boyfriend stayed at the Blue Oyser hotel for 5 nights, aug 2016. Our stay was truly wonderful. From check-in to check-out we were treated great by the staff. I think that one of the most special things about this hotel is that from the hotel beach/lawn you can just sit for hours watching the daily life of...

2Thank Sissel W
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This hotel seems to be a tradition - one of the firsts to open in Jambiani. The rooms show a little bit this, as - compared with other addresses and tariffs - they are less equipped (no fridge, no airco but a fan). The breakfast taken on the terrace is nice and with choices, although the service is slow in...

1Thank Dan M
Jambiani, Tanzania
Reviewed 15 January 2017

spent a few afternoons at the Blue Oyster while living in Jambiani - one of the best run hotels around, great team (especially in the restaurant) and good wifi. The beach bar is great for relaxng and enjoying the view with a drink, the restaurant also has a great view from the first floor, and any staff that you meet...

2Thank Sinerle
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed at the Blue Oyster for 7 days in the end of December, and it was a pleasant stay. When we arrived the reception was really helpful and checked us in earlier. The room witch we got was fantastic I think one of the best there was with a huge balcony and great views of the Indian ocean.I definitely...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Very nice and intimate hotel with extremely friendly staff. All in all a great place to relax and forget all about your everyday life. What more can you want? We had a spacious sea view room with a big shared balcony. It offered great views at the picturesque ocean during high and low tide. Our room was cleaned and decorated...

2Thank 09Stefanie10
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed over Christmas and we were very happy with rooms, food and service from all of the staff. Good outdoor lunch restaurant, friendly and smiling staff that made the stay feel personal. Good event for 25th Dec with great food and entertainment. Would come back if passing by Jambinani again.

2Thank Henrik B
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The location and the amenities of Blue Oyster are perfect for an idyllic get away on Zanzibar. The staff is truly amazing and so friendly and serviceminded. I am amazed at the standard of this hotel and what they do for their guests, just today we received a Christmas card from them, sent all the way from Zanzibar to our...

2Thank Louise T
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We just went there for dinner... Ordered everything in chicken because we don't eat sea food.but the food was so delicious that we wished we had ordered more Every thing about this hotel is fantastic The ambiance and the food makes the experience worthwhile.drinks were amazing too

3Thank Fatima S

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
small friendly place hotel next to the beach offers rooms with sea view and rooms in a court yard, open terraced restaurant with an extensive menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Oyster Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 007, Jambiani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: ₹ 5,165 - ₹ 10,531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Oyster Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Hotel Blue Oyster
Blue Oyster Hotel Jambiani, Zanzibar Island
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“Book sea view...just stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles Francine_CF, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms on the beach, behind the bar and next to the kitchen - they will be noisy. Try their small lobsters !”
 of 5 bubbles danm0, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The seawiew room”
 of 5 bubbles BogdanGym89, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I had room 11 and was really happy with it (nice terrace with bay view)”
 of 5 bubbles alexanderpF2502IQ, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the first floor - an afternoon breeze is very pleasant on the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles PhineasFogg54, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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