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Samaki Lodge & Spa

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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We came here on our Honeymoon for 5 days.. The first thing that hits you is the beauty of this lodge. Sea shells in the walls, beautiful gardens and best of all, the staff. WOW!! They're always smiling and welcoming. Above all, 2 staff stood out to us. Ali Mohammad and Jack Rogers. These 2 gentlemen deserve medals, they made...

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cliff thanks for taking your valuable time to write this wonderful review. We are pleased to have satisfied your needs and your opinion for us is very important. We will not miss the opportunity to work with you by offering to our customers your magnificent Lodge for a super Safari in Tanzania. Thanks for coming, Samaki Lodge & Spa...

Swieqi, Malta
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Mr Palumbo has made a miracle in the middle of Uroa beach. Service was excellent and the food was incredible. It's a place where you can find a decent plate of pasta like the Italians love to make. From the bottom of our hearts: Thank you Mr Palumbo. Claude

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Claude, Mr. Palumbo is very pleased of this review and he thanks you personally. Next time you will try other delicious dishes, come back soon! Thank you for choosing Samaki Lodge & Spa for your holiday. Greetings from all the staff. Carolina

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a fantastic experience at this hotel! We were traveling with the whole family (a group of 8 and one child). The staff went above and beyond to help us have a great time. The GM of the hotel, Ally, treated us like family! They welcomed us to the hotel with singing and cute snacks and drinks and this...

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guests, thanks for writing passionately this comment regarding our hotel. Your entire group was very kind and for us was a pleasure to meet your needs and try to arrange everything in a perfect way. We had other guests coming from Israel who chose Samaki Lodge & Spa and we want to thank you for promoting us. Hoping to...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Family holiday at this great lodge. Airport pick up worked well and was on time, staff incredibly friendly and helpful. Good value for what you get! Was a little surprised that there were no blankets on the beds, just a sheet even though the rooms have air conditioning. Views are stunning and staff very willing to organise outings for you...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This was a sweet place for a 3-night stay . The good thing was the very nice hotel grounds, staff friendliness and service. Also adding value was the access to next door bigger hotel facilities for food and light entertainment, in addition to the Samaki facilities. There were still room for improvement on the room standard (incl making sure a...

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Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Beautiful place with friendly and accomodating staff. Great value for dollar. Peaceful resort for a holiday on the gorgeous Indian Ocean. A comfortable, relaxed atmosphere and a team who focus on the "little things" that make one's experience special. The rooms were garnished with flowers and each morning the beds were made like a work of art. The food was...

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We have been picked up by Flash Tour by the airport, then they took us to the resort Samaki. It is a lovely place with nice rooms and a perfect Staff. The Staff is really friendly and perfectly helps to make your stay perfect. The food they serve is also good. The beds can be improved (a bit hard). We...

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il P, Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guests, we thank you for your nice review about our hotel. We were glad and happy to accommodate you, now you know where to go for your total relaxation! We will be at your disposal for a special treat. Thank you from all of us for choosing the Samaki Lodge & Spa. Carolina

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing place... Have stayed there in June. Have been surrounded by very helpful stuff. Have got only positive things to say about the hotel itself, food and hospitality in general. The only dissapointing bit was a beach nearby. The Uroa villagers do leave quite a lot of rubbish on the beach, so you need to look down quite often just...

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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came to celebrate our wedding anniversary and it was wonderful. During low season there were not many guests but the facilities are nice. What stood out to me was the charm and effort the staff took to make our stay special. There were flower pedals on our bed and table at dinner. The price was so...

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il P, Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy, thank you for choosing our hotel to celebrate your anniversary. It has been a pleasure to arrange a romantic week for this important event. We wait your return to still offer you a special treat. Greetings from all the staff Samaki Lodge & Spa and many thanks for coming. Carolina

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Visited Samaki Samaki for Lunch and then spent evening at the hotel. Buffet was okay, not that great.. The hotel staff were very kind and attentive. The swimmimg pool and the public areas are kept clean. Recomandle.. Thanks

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Huzeifa, Thanks for your review, I hope next time you can stay with us longer so you can try all our propose at the buffet or a la carte in our petit restaurant Kambakocho. I am pretty sure that you will love our food. We are proposing Italian dishes with a bit of local influence and our guest appreciate...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samaki Lodge is a "boutique hotel" located on the beautiful Uroa beach, 30 km from the international airport.Samaki Lodge comprises 19 rooms, elegantly and originally furnished while retaining the style of old Zanzibar.A private beach, equipped with beds, tables and umbrellas is ideal for sunbathing and relaxing under the hot African sun.During their stay guests can make long walks on the beach, meet and socialize with the friendly local people, discovering the uses and customs. The area of sea that lies between the reef and the beach allows you to swim in a safe and wonderful language of coral sand that goes for dozens of meters into the turquoise waters. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samaki Lodge & Spa

Address: Main Road, Uroa 458-928, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Uroa
Price Range: ₹ 4,670 - ₹ 21,929 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Samaki Lodge & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Sea view, quiet, aircon, private balcony and quick access to beach and other areas to the lodge.”
  • From our rooms private balcony
 of 5 bubbles 483cliffw, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For a surcharge overlooking the sea”
 of 5 bubbles milann2013, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“ask for ocean view :)”
 of 5 bubbles 276sharone, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Les lumières sont jaunes. Disposer d'une petite lampe à la lumière blanche pour lire le soir en chambre.”
 of 5 bubbles 664teacherh, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“i would suggest the suite facing the beach, it is really a beautiful and nice room”
 of 5 bubbles mondays936, 5 Dec 2014 | Read review
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