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Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This little hotel is a great place to go in Zanzibar if you want to relax, enjoy the beach and be chilled out. The staff there, led by Mohamed, are all extremely friendly, we had a great time getting to know them during our stay. The room was great, basic, but that's all we needed. The shower could be warmer...

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Upepo after some days in Nungwi and Stone town, looking for a quiet place after these two busy spots. What we found was way better than what we expected, for many reasons. Here a couple of point that we appreciated much. - A fistful of quiet bungalows on the beach, very clean and nice, where you can...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stayed at Upepo for four nights. From the moment we arrived we felt at home - the whole team working at Upepo are extremely friendly, helpful and easygoing. We felt at home and among friends. The rooms are simple but everything is clean and works, and you do not need anything more than they have for a relaxing beach...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 February 2016

From the friendly pick-up from the airport to the fantastic octopus dinner -- the service was stellar. It's a small place with only a few rooms -- the rooms are sparse (it's a bungalow after all), but clean. Enjoy waking up to the sound of waves.

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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights in this beautiful setting with the beach and ocean right on the doorstep. With only 4 bungalows, it was very boutique and we felt like we were the only ones there. Mohammed and the others went out of there way to help us with any request and were so helpful and cheerful the whole time. The...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights and loved every single minute of it, there are only 4 bungalows and we were the only guests the whole time. We were in room 4, which was on the first floor, the views of the beach and Indian Ocean were fantastic and we never tired of looking at them. We arrived in Zanzibar from...

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Richfield, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 16 September 2015

First off, obviously this place is gorgeous. It's peaceful, beautiful, and everything you would expect from a private beach bungalow. That being said, the staff goes above and beyond in every way possible. While staying 2 nights at Upepo, my friend had a pretty severe medical emergency. The staff of Upepo called a nearby doctor to come to her room...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed here for four nights, which gave us time to really enjoy the sublime surroundings, and some top class service from the staff, particularly Mohamed, who helped us arrange unforgettable activities like snorkelling and swimming with dolphins. In the evenings we were treated to some wonderful fresh seafood on a menu which changed depending on the catch - octopus,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Upepo is a fantastic place to stay, right at the beach, with a lovely bar/sitting area (maybe throw in a couch?), loungers on the beach, and of course a hammock. I was there when the owners were over from Canada (Sharif and Karen), they and the staff are lovely people, and extremely helpful in organising all manner of trips, from...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2014

I actually joined Tripadvisor just so I could write a review of Upepo because it's such a gem. I arrived with my gf on Xmas Eve to stay for 4 nights and the wonderful couple (half Canadian, half Zanzibarian) who own and run the place could not have been more welcoming. The bungalows are not 4 star but then neither...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows offers the convenience of a hotel with private bungalows on the beach and a great breakfast included in the price. Set on a long white sand beach on the East Coast of Zanzibar, we offer a quiet safe environment to relax. Enjoy opportunities for snorkeling, diving, kite-surfing, or rent a bike and explore on your own. Our restaurant uses fresh local ingredients and serves Zanzibar dishes as well as International favorites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows

Address: Bwejuu Village beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Price Range: $102 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Seafront rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 556tiinap, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upper room gives amazing views”
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 of 5 bubbles Allan_C_1980, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Top floor of the bungalow facing the beach - the view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles Veronikat15, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I had the downstairs room looking out over to the beach, was quiet and lovely - I saw the other rooms and they all looked good.”
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 of 5 bubbles 50LouiseC, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the bungalow facing right out to the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles nicholam442, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
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