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    Chwaka Bay Resort

    Village Chwaka, Chwaka, Tanzania
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    Overview

    • Excellent30%
    • Very good32%
    • Average16%
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    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    Chwaka is quite cheap resort (meaning quite cheap accommodation). When you don´t expect much as you know you ´re going to cheap resort in Africa you won´t be so disappointed. Food is really bad - breakfast is not worth to get out of the bed,...More

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    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    This is a little resort out in the sticks and it really is out in the sticks. You need either a car or a boat to get anywhere from this resort. When I stayed it was the start of rainy season there was little rain...More

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    Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

    Nice place to visit, very good place and nice food and it's very close to town compare to other side, good rooms and services and also very nice locations no any disturbances compared to all other resorts Chwaka bay resort very good room rate.

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    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    What a little gem this is! Beautiful setting & wonderful staff. The rooms & facilities are rustic, but comfortable & have everything one needs. We found that the location was so convenient for travel around the island - very central. The staff are so friendly...More

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    Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

    The resort has potential. Although the sea is full of weeds and there's is no way you can swim in it. It is a little isolated too and there is nowhere to go unless you have a driver hired. (Which we hired everyday to get...More

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    La Madrugada Beach Resort
    158 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Makunduchi
     
    Zanzest Beach Bungalows
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    #4 of 13 hotels in Jambiani
     
    Mbuyuni Beach Village
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    #8 of 13 hotels in Jambiani
     
    Coral Rock Zanzibar
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$31 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Aluvmam
    Hi Do you have shuttle service from the airport to your resort , and what are the rates?
    15 November 2016|
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    Response from aj_yadav | Property representative |
    yes we have taxi and the charges are usd 25.
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    Tajda K
    Hey. I will be on Zanzibar from 20.9. — 29.9.2016. And I'm wondering if there is any other restaurants/bars near Chwaka bay resort with local food? And how far are they? Or is there just hotels to offer you food? And if you can rent a bike or scooter or car near chwaka? I saw online, that they have rent a car in Stone Town, but I wanna know for this area. Thank you.
    15 September 2016|
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    Response from Etienne P | Reviewed this property |
    Chwaka is far from everything. This is a very small town nearby but with no western shops. Best to stay to the north
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    rosie b
    Hi, Me and my boyfriend are going to Chwaka Bay Resort for New Year and were wondering what the New Year Gala would be like for two young travellers in their 20s and if it is worth going to - or if anyone knows of other places that are good for New Year? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
    16 November 2015|
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    Response from KissTheRottweiller | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, During our stay this summer, all the music was from the 70s or 80s/90s at best. The entertainment we've seen was not what young Europeans would like (unless you like magic shows and acrobats). I can't give you an... More
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    "bungalow with seaview is nice and private"
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    "All the houses were the same"
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    "Ask for a second floor room - beautiful views of the beach & sunrise!"
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    "very cheap"
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