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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I loved my 4 nights at Ndame. My little bungalow (6) was basic but spotlessly clean and with a huge and comfy bed. The beach is a few steps away and is stunning. The room was quiet - could only hear the ocean - and breakfast and dinner was delicious and freshly prepared. If you want hot water, constant wi-fi,...

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Hans E, MD at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Hi Kezzer. Thanks for your post. I could not have said it better. This is when guests do not come with the wrong expectations and just relax and enjoy what is there. Than there is so much positive energy to be had here to relax and feel connected to the beautiful simple lodge and the nature. Wishing you positive and...

Olomouc, Czech Republic
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stayed during Christmas time with whole family and we enjoyed a lot the stay. Beach bungalows are very simple with no air con but with 2 sleeping rooms and a terrace located right on the white beach. Breakfast is simple, mostly the same all days, but includes fresh juice, fruits and other healthy things. They also prepare pancakes and...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The Ndame beach lodge absolutely has the unbeatable beachfront location, the scenic looks and the great food as generally reported. The rooms are rather basic and at night we heard disco music and smelt smoke of burning waste both somewhere in the distance. The mattress was not great. Of course the comfort level is also duly expressed in the price....

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Tanzania
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I had a very pleasant but basic room. The bathroom fittings were all there and worked well. The room was clean and quite attractively furnished. No air conditioning, but when I visited, it was cool enough. I really think a small bottle of drinking water in the room isn't too much to ask, but there was none. Wifi only works...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The Ndame beach hotel is a perfect spot for young travellers looking for a very good place with high quality vis a vis the price. You will stay in small bungalows in a very green setting, only meters from the beach. The restaurant is very good, definitely the best breakfast we had on the island. Only problem: the structure should...

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely words and review - it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially the value-for-money, food and our natural environment. It is only regrettable to hear about the heat - it was a very hot season this year! However, we are not planning to include air conditioning in our...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Had a really bad meal here. It looked the busiest place to eat in Paje but I can't see why. The pizza was not very enjoyable and the Greek salad was inedible. I recommend Ocean Restaurant or Summer Dream Lodge highly above this place. Can't comment on the accommodation but if you stay here, eat elsewhere!

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Hi Gaz. Thanks for taking the time to give us your experience. You are right, we are by far the busiest restaurant. Obviously for two reasons. One the stunning beach location and the other our good food. We are very sorry you did have an unsatisfactory food experience. Maybe you should have brought it to our attention while you are...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Located close to center of Paje and straight on the beach! loved hanging out on the beach chairs! The bungalows are nice as well - we stayed in the family bungalow which was very nice size. No issues with anything, maybe since their was no A/C in the bungalows it was bit too warm at nights. Wifi not working very...

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time to write such a lovely review of our little paradise on the beach - we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Unfortunately, temperatures can be very high in January, but our ceiling fans do their job to keep some cool at night. And yes, Wifi can be pole...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 20 January 2016

12 years ago, Paje was very different: then not a single kite surfer was to be seen on the wide white beach. Now, they can be counted in hundreds and has taken over this once serene beach. Like it or loathe it, it is a fact. It is also a fact that Ndame Beach Lodge is a basic bungalow lodge....

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and taking time to give us some feedback on our lodge. We are glad that you enjoyed the location and beach as well as the natural environment of our lodge (which is unique in Paje). It is a shame that the rest of your experience seem to be below your expectations and that...

Stone Town, Tanzania
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Enjoyed my stay at Ndame beach Lodge. Having spent there 5 nights have no complaints. Bungalows are newly renovated and spotlessly clean, no bugs, hot water, mosquito nets, all up to my expectations. Location of Ndame is right on the white sandy beach which was never too crowded. Loved the all you can eat breakfast buffets, free tea, coffee drinks...

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of our lodge, we are happy to hear that you had no complaints for your stay in our little paradise on the beach! Our location and our food certainly makes it a great spot for a relaxing holiday. We hope to see you here again one day, sunny greetings from the Ndame...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Very friendly staff. Nice decoration with flowers on our bed every morning. This part of the beach seems to me the best as we where biking the beach up and down. They don't have a pool, but you really don't need a pool at this part of the beach. Meals are good and variety is fine. The only negative I...

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write a lovely review of our place, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us in our little paradise on the beach. We also like to think that the beach in front of Ndame Beach Lodge is one of the finest and whitest around Zanzibar, and yes, the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ndame Beach Lodge in Paje Zanzibar has been a dream beach holiday destination for more than 8 years. Sun-seekers and Indian Ocean lovers from all over the world come to stay with us. Our 14 bungalows with 31 rooms are strung along in lush tropical gardens on the shores of one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Stretching more than 250 m along snow white beaches, where the warm, turquoise waters caress the shores. From Ndame you can start a variety of activities like swimming with the dolphins, kiting, diving, visiting the local markets, snorkeling, learning about local culture and the spices which grow here in abundance. The Arabs called it the Spice Island. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in our restaurant and bar, have a chat with interesting people from all over the world. At times we accommodate guests from more than 20 countries. A much loved highlight is our bonfire grill below the sparkling stars of the southern hemisphere. In our local style beach bar we serve you fresh fruit juices, tasty cocktails or exotic local drinks for the daring. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar

Address: Paje, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $95 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“All look good”
 of 5 bubbles isabellad8, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be carefull not to have bungalows at bottom of the kitchen”
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“Get a room near the main block as the wifi might reach there.”
 of 5 bubbles AfricaTraveller49, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As said above : Ask for higher numbers”
 of 5 bubbles Deluxxe1188, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have better views. There are bigger rooms at the back.”
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