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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We needed somewhere to stay in Zanzibar for a few weeks and we are so pleased that we found Kamili View Apartments! The property that we stayed at was advertised as an "apartment", but this was an understatement. We had a lovely semi-detached villa to ourselves which was very clean with modern tiles throughout, good cooking facilities, everything worked as...

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Israel
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We received a very nice and clean house which was well equipped for a comfort stay including big and comfortable beds with mosquito nets, 2 showers with enough hot water for all of us (family of 5), a well equipped and large kitchen and a lovely pool which we enjoyed a lot, in the beautiful garden. The house is 5min...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Ami, thanks for your lovely review!! We are really happy to know you had a good Holiday!!! Thank you for taking the time to share some information about our neighbourg! We hope to see you again... We wish you all the best! Carola & Mado

Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We spent one beautiful week at the Kamili View. We took HABARI house for 4 people. We loved the house from the very beginning. It is a great place either you travel with the group of friends or with family. And that cosy colorful garden with the swimming pool makes it a perfect getaway on the island. Kamili and Mado...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Olga and friends, thanks for your nice review! We are happy you liked our place and also glad to hear you enjoyed the central position of our location to explore the Island!! Thanks for mentioning this!

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Kamili View completely corresponds to the description and photos. Apartments are fully equipped, very comfortable. Good internet. The kitchen is well equipped, gas stove, refrigerator, dishes, etc .. Well-groomed and beautiful area. Ocean very close, 3 minutes walk, need to go through the local village. There are places with a clean sandy bottom without algae and sea urchins (swimming at...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Ohhhh... El & St... what a pleasure to find your nice review!!! Well, nice... I wanted to say SUPER NICE!! But the best part is that you took the time to post it, no matter if almost 1 year late! You are great!!! Thanks for all nice informative details you give!! With all our pleasure in the past 6 months...

Mwanza, Tanzania
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Carola is great at communication and very responsive. She helped us plan our trip to Zanzibar and arranged ground transportation, spice tour and stone town tour, all of which worked out quite well. The apartments are beautifully designed and decorated, are spacious and full of natural light and a great ocean breeze. The onsite pool is really nice and it...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Michael, thanks for your review!! We are sorry for the fridge not working well, we replaced it with a new one already. Also the shower is working properly now. Thanks for you reports!

London
Reviewed 27 April 2016

While a little hard to find, the sign on the road has disappeared, the apartments were lovely and comfortable for our family and the pool was fantastic. It was an extraordinarily hot period, so the fans struggled in the heat, but we really enjoyed our stay. We would have liked to have seen a slightly better stocked kitchen to make...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Felix, thanks for taking the time to write a nice review! We highly appreciate your support as well as comment for improving our kitchen. Unfortunatelly, as you said, the heat was unexpected and unbearable this year with temperature up to 38° and high humidity. At least the pool was a good feature just added few months ago, what a...

Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 February 2016

ur holiday at Zanzibar and at Carola and Mado was one of our best holidays ever. This was because of the great hospitality of Carola and Mado. We wanted to explore the island, interact with the locals and get to know Zanzibar. Carola and Mado have answered all of our questions and the holiday felt like a big interesting journey....

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Danielle, thanks for your long and nice review! He are truly happy you had a good Holiday and you will super welcome if you ever wish to come back!! So for the next time we will be sure that all verandas will have a proper table, as we know you were missing that! Eating outside is nice and cozy!...

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Reviewed 30 December 2015

We stayed 10 nights over Christmas and this place is perfect for a peaceful retreat. Carola and Mado were extremely helpful and managed to locate our missing luggage when it didn't arrive into Dar es Salaam. They were always on hand without being intrusive and full of tips and advice. A Christmas "tree" was provided, as well as gifts on...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Sue & Paul, what a nice review!! We are glad our little Christmas touches and tips made you feel home! We also enjoyed your company sooo much! We wish you all the best and hope to see you again. Carola & Mado

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Thank you very much for your lovely hospitality. We staid 3 Weeks at Carola and Mados place and we could not feel more comfortable. The Place was exactly as described, clean and nicely decorated with lovely detail. The pool and garden are beautiful and a big plus. The walk to the wonderful white sanded beach is about 3 min, as...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Ohhhh... thanks for the wonderful review!! Yes... we give Kamili View and our guest our full dedication and it's Always a pleasure! As it's a pleasure to chat and share information too!!! But must add... for you guys... for little Fritz... wowwww... I think we felt in love! All of us, Mado, the kids, myself... Mado's father! All eyes on...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We had a wonderful time at Kamili View apartment. We were warmly welcomed and we felt so comfortable in the very spacious apartment and in the beautiful garden. Carola & Mado were really helpful to us with good advices,.. This apartment is perfect for anyone wishing to have a bit of tranquility near from the beautiful beaches. I would definitely...

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KamiliViewFamily, Owner at Kamili View Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Tatiana, thanks for your nice words! We are happy you had a nice time with us and we wish to meet you again! Best Regards, Carola & Mado

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  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
OUR APARTMENTS:Our apartments have been designed and built with enormous amounts of care and energy just as you give to your own house... with the hope that this attention will make you feel at home.Kamili View consists of 3 apartments, some with sea view, only 200 meters away from the beach and a short distance from Kiwengwa main road, ideal to reach either by car or by foot in only few minutes.All apartments are attractively and fully furnished and besides enjoying a nice refreshing sea breeze, they offer all the comforts described below: Speed internet WiFi connectionLarge windows all with mozzy netsAttractive balconies, verandas and gardensSpacious fitted kitchen and dining areaCeiling fans in all roomsBathroom and bedroom linensHot water30.000 liters underground fresh water reservoirAmple parking area into the compound24 hrs security Kamili View is located in Kiwengwa, the largest village of Zanzibar north east coast, in an area called "Mafarasi", popular for the dozens of minimarkets and shops were you can find all what you need, from food to cleaning stuff. Mafarasi is also a good starting point for those brave that prefers local transports, "DalaDala", to comfortable taxi.The aim behind our project is living the island life without rules or timetables to follow, together with the local community or in total privacy, in the relaxing environment of our brand new apartments, built with comfort and practicality in mind as well as some Swahili style and flair. We live here and we know what is important for a great stay. Kamili View Apartments are also ideal for long term rentals.Kamili View is the fulfilment of our dream project! We built 3 houses - built them with passion and love, tracing and designing every piece, from foundation to roof, from staircases to the interior decorations...we took care of each plant, each flower...and finally watched the making of our lush garden.We will be there to welcome you and to help you settle in and then its up to you. We will always be on hand with tips and advice and recommendations as we just want to share our love of Zanzibar with you. Come and stay with us at Kamili View Apartments and experience Zanzibar not as a tourist but as a friend. KARIBUNI NYUMBANI... Welcome to our Home!! HOUSE MANUAL AND RULES: We would appreciate if you treat our place with the same care and respect you give to your own house. We kindly ask to do a conscientious use of water and electricity. At beginning of your stay we provide house cleaning stuff, basic kitchen ingredients (cooking oil, vinegar, spices, salt, sugar) and toilet paper. We don't provide body soaps and laundry soap. Bed linens and towels will be changed free of charge under request after 3rd day. Our towels can NOT be used as beach towels. House cleaning service will be provided on demand and costs $10/day. Check In time from 1pm.Check Out time by 9am. EXTRA SERVICES:Need a help with your shopping?? You can count on us!!! You can book your first shopping in advance, so that on arrival all goods will be on the shelves and in the fridge already! Request our "Shopping List" via mail...Not in the mood of cooking? Let our private chef spoil you!! Prior reservation according with chef availability.On demand we will be happy to organize your transfers from/to airport (50 minutes distance) or other destinations around the island. Our experienced tour guide will be delighted to chat with you about excursions program and help you organizing your zanzibari trip! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kamili View Apartments

Address: Mafarasi Road, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $112 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room upstairs have a distant ocean view”
  • Casa Habari master bedroom
 of 5 bubbles msl2424, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great and affordable rooms, a real gem!”
 of 5 bubbles StephanDn, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Appartments on second floor had an excellent balcony with seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles Bettan28, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Casa Mambo has a nice balcony with the chance to see the ocean. Rooms on the ground floor have access to the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaWenzel, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I only stayed in Habari not the others, but from what I could tell Habari has the best view. Looks like the one next to Habari might not have a view of the ocean because of another building in the way.”
  • View from Habari master bedroom balcony
 of 5 bubbles anthonyg229, 28 Feb 2014 | Read review
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