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Pongwe Bay Resort

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Pool & Beach (79)
Room & Suite (41)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Spa
Dry Cleaning
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Wifi
Free Parking
4 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
Po Box 581, Pongwe, Tanzania
28.1 km to Kisauni Airport
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All reviewswarm swimming poollunch and dinnerper daythe air conditioningsnack menulow tidelack of vegetarian optionsrecharge your batteriesmango juiceeast coastrelaxing vacationexcellent hotelrooms were very cleanstone townlot of seaweedseafoodsmall things
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hakuna Matata, meaning no worries - the philosophy on Zanzibar - an inclusive and harmonious people and place to stay. Why can't other countries just be like this? Everything at the hotel was perfect, although you might read some reviews on Booking.com or other sites...More

Thank davidmA6362QX
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nearly a 5 for me. Spent 6 days there in July. The staff were very friendly but the stand out staff were the cleaners (never said this before)... they used to pick flowers every day and place them on your bed - nice touch. The...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We where 9 people staying at Pongwe Bay. It is a nice and quiet place. The personel are all really nice and minded to give a great service. Rooms where ok. Bungalows nice and cool. Restaurant really good. Great food. A good place to relax....More

Thank SusanneEBlaa77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We staid in Pongwe Bay Resort for 5 nights with my wife after two weeks of safari and diving, and were very happy with our choice of place to relax in. The staff was very friendly, welcoming and responsive to our needs and wants. Breakfast...More

Thank Juho H
Reviewed March 28, 2018

The resort is very small, it has about 20 rooms, the property is beautiful, the swimming pool is very nice, the resort has its own private beach with very Smooth and white sand, the staff is very friendly and helpful, the service is excellent!!, this...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
US$109 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$109 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (295)
Pool & Beach (79)
Room & Suite (41)
Dining (18)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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pedr0mfg0mes
October 11, 2017|
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Response from uncieray | Reviewed this property |
Hello When we were there (in July) the beach was not swimmable at all. There was a lot of seaweed and most of it (except near the hotel area) was not cleaned up so it started to smell a bit funny. As a result of the... More
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Nathan M
September 16, 2017|
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Response from NL33 | Reviewed this property |
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Abhishek S
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Claire F | Reviewed this property |
The beach is truly fabulous with beautiful soft white sand. There are the odd bits of trash washed up on the beach, but seriously no beach is exempt from that (due to us litterbugs all around the world). The tides go out... More
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"They are all excellent"
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"The rooms are very comfortable, our room had one king size bed and one individual size, both beds have..."
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"You are seated at the same table every night - so choose a good one. Order a house near the pool area and..."
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"suites face the pool and some the ocean, villa faces the ocean and is more private, but a bit further away..."
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