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Filao Beach Zanzibar

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Chwaka Bay East Coast Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Description
Filao beach Zanzibar is an authentic embodiment of style and purpose. It has been designed and developed to reflect pure elegance, simplicity and sophisticated comfort at its finest. Just 30 minutes' drive from the ...More airport and UNESCO World Heritage site of Stone town, the resort is nestled on the Eastern coast of the enchanting island of Zanzibar. The architectural character of the resort blends perfectly with the natural settings of the mangrove, lagoon and Indian Ocean beyond. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$64 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Ngalawa Beach Village
Also Known As
Ngalawa Beach Village Hotel Zanzibar
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
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Pool & Beach (89)
Room & Suite (26)
Dining (20)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Reviews (204)
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This was my absolute FAVOURITE of the 6 places I stayed in Zanzibar! The staff are INCREDIBLE! So friendly and welcoming - from the delicious coconut and pineapple cocktail made by Nassir, to the lovely massage and henna I got from Miriam, as well as...More

1  Thank HeathMcIntyre
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

About an hour from Stone town in Zanzibar, Ngalawa beach village is convenient for a group of friends that need a place almost for themselves. Beautiful bungalows, by the sea, great service, quite: which means you get to be creative on the type of fun...More

Thank RICHARD R
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We first stayed at Maars resort since it seemed like the most popular in Chwaka. Due to terrible conditions in Maars (previouslh known as Chwaka Bay resort), We we’re happy to find Ngalawa next door. The resort had everything we wanted and did not get...More

Thank Amina S
Reviewed November 20, 2017

- We were 3 SA-couples together there (became friends there due to lack of resort amenities) - When we requested to do our Stonetown tour, we were instructed that we can ONLY do it the Thursday, as additional guests need to join the taxi ride...More

4  Thank Wessel B
Response from JoAnne T, Manager at Filao Beach ZanzibarResponded November 25, 2017

Dear Wessel: Greetings from Zanzibar! I am so sorry I did not have a chance to meet you. I have interviewed all staff including Sadru and Val, travel agents, and simply here is the conclusion based on the breakdown of your complaint. You traveled with...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Had an absolutely amazing experience in zanzibar thanks to Ngalawa. Great resort with impeccable service and absolutely 5 star food. (especially the daily selection of wonderful soups). Get the package deal and enjoy the bar area. Friendly and well informed staff.

Thank Ashton C
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HeatherC3995
November 1, 2017|
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Response from JoAnne T | Property representative |
Greetings Heather Please view our FB page you will see we have a lovely beach , and there is of course low tide and high tide, as any beach on the Island . Snorkeling can so easily be arranged , a reef is near by and other... More
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HeatherC3995
November 1, 2017|
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Response from JoAnne T | Property representative |
Heather Plz check I did answer the question :) Any further questions plz feel free to ask .
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LoodNagel
May 30, 2017|
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Response from JoAnne T | Property representative |
We can only speak for ourselves , but only your trip advisor names have been used from the Hotel response . Upon review of other guests who happen to be here when you were , I see they as well only used the trip advisor... More
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"All rooms are the same"
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"Spacious rooms, Air-con and a veranda :)"
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"All the rooms are good and all face the water"
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"first floor rooms have better sea view but one have to negotiate the stairs."
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