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Pongwe Beach Hotel

111.7 km from Pongwe centre
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  • Beachfront
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PO Box 297, Pongwe, Tanzania
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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent one week at Pongwe Beach Hotel and we really enjoyed everything. The beach is beautiful. The color of the sea changes through the day depending of the tides and it's beautiful. The room was very comfortable. I liked the terrasse with the 2 beds with the view of the sea. The pool area is beautiful...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We did a few days in Zanzibar after 7 days on safari and could not have picked a better place to unwind! Pongwe was home to a gorgeous stretch of beach, great rooms and the food was excellent! Heidi, Guy, and the rest of the crew made the stay that much better! Highly recommend staying here for some rest and...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

An unpretentious and laid-back hotel on one of the most beautiful palm-fringed beaches imaginable. Pretty Beachfront Cottages with gorgeous hardwood floors, a large veranda with daybeds and a view to die for. Informal large restaurant and bar under a big Makuti roof where all meals and drinks are served. Simple but very enjoyable food with a choice of fish and...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Heidi, Julie and Martin for your professional hospitality which meant that we have spent an amazing holiday at Pongwe . Good value for money , superb meals and a well run hotel is on offer here . Our bungalow was beautifully situated on the beach , tastefully decorated and extremely clean . The Zanzibari bed looked fantastic but...

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PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so very much for the wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed our food and services. Heidi, Julie, and Martin are greats assets to Pongwe. We are very proud of our elephant shrews as they are a rare thing in Zanzibar. Thank you so much for noticing our small touches and we look forward to...

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 6 nights at Pongwe Beach and absolutely loved it. We were lucky enough to stay in a sea view suite with a private plunge pool and did not need to leave the room except to go to the bar/restaurant! It was private with lovely views past the main pool to the beach/sea (depending on whether the tide was...

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PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and glad you like our sea view suites and services. It is very hot at the moment but we love the refreshing sea breeze. Thank you again, Best regards Pongwe Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pongwe beach hotel is an ideal choice for couples esp those on honeymoon. You are sure to get all the privacy you need while getting a VIP personalised service. You will be left in peace since that's what holidays are for but if you require anything at all just stick a flag in the sand (they can be found in...

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PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the amazing review, we are so please you had a good time with us, we value your feedback as customer service and guest interaction is of our top priority. Keep well Yours truly Pongwe Beach Hotel

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful location! The hotel grounds are amazing! The staff was wonderful! In the bar/restaurant area there are little bush babies that come to visit and the bar staff gave us bananas to feed them......probably the cutest thing I have seen ever! The pool was amazing! This is a quiet and very peaceful place where I was fully able...

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PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the good review, we are very happy you had a relaxing holiday with us. Our sun is stronger as we are closest to the equator, We do sell sun screen and other essential as reception. Best regards Pongwe Team

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paradisiacal . Relating to , or resembling Paradise . This is Pongwe ... A five star hotel has been built next door with 3 pools . If you want five star luxury please go there and pay the five star price . You don't actually notice the hotels which have crept up on either side of Pongwe , but you...

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PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for the AMAZING review and feedback, we are very happy you had a good time, we really enjoy having you here with us at Pongwe Beach Hotel, its always a pleasure. We look forward to seeing you soon! Yours truly Pongwe Team

Lulea, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and services were good. Personnel was friendly and helpful. It was a pleasure to stay in one of their rooms just in front of the sandy beach with a bit of salt here and there. In general, a trip worth to remember :)

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PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you had a good stay with us. Best regards Pongwe Beach Hotel

Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we were welcomed as special guests. The setting at Pongwe Beach is perfect with a large beachfront even at high tide and beautiful rooms and excellent facilities including a large infinity pool, relaxing bar and restaurant and views of the ocean to die for. The staff are all very friendly and professional. We have no...

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PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and recommendation of our Hotel, we are very pleased you had a good time with us! Yours truly Pongwe Team

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on what could perhaps be described as the best beach in Zanzibar, Pongwe Beach Hotel is a tranquil place where one can escape the hustle and bustle of modern day life. It is modestly sized, with 4 Sea View Suites, 13 traditional Beach Villas as well as 3 Garden Rooms and has an intimate, personal atmosphere. Set within a secluded bay on the east coast of Zanzibar, Pongwe Beach is a true paradise retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pongwe Beach Hotel

Address: PO Box 297, Pongwe, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Pongwe
Price Range: $182 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pongwe Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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