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Demani Lodge

Hostelworld.comUS$32*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

As soon as you enter Demani you're feeling the relaxing vibe! The staff is very friendly and helpful and the rooms are nice and clean! They have several hammocks to relax in and an amazing swimming pool! The garden is beautiful with all the flowers and the breakfast is good.

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marlien J Thank you for your great feedback - obviously your vibe matched ours, making you enjoy your holiday the way you should :) Demani Team

Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have planned a trip to Zanzibar and as everything was fully booked thru NYE 2016, we decided to stay in a shared dorm in Demani Lodge. It was truly a great decision! We have met so many young people travelling, enjoyed delicious breakfasts served by the very helpful staff and in the evenings, enjoyed local food specialties. We absolutely...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Hana Asante sana for your great review - it is quite easy to do our job when we amazing guests like you :) Christmas and New Year is one of the best seasons of the year, the place is busy busy and we meet so many interesting and beautiful people like you guys. Hope to see you again soon...

Gisenyi
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The hotel was really nice! There's a pool that's kept really clean, the restaurant is good, and the staff is helpful and friendly. The beach is close by and everything is accessible! The staff is great too. I got sick during the trip and the owners and staff helped call the doctor and eventually a cab to get me to...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 216larag Our staff (like everyone else) love getting great feedback and I will make sure that they get this one from you as well :) Karibu tena and hopefully without getting sick again. Demani Team

Khartoum, Sudan
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I had a great experience at the Demani Lodge although I am not very comfortable with foam mattresses. I was a bit disappointed at the beginning because it´s a bit far from the beach but the place and the staff compensate it all. They have a nice barbecue party on Thursdays for 20$ excluding drinks. You can eat as much...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear dodifog Thank you for your great review - it just proves that the beach isn't all and that you can enjoy a lot with a nice place and great staff :) Our Thursday night BBQ is 20 000 TSH, not 20 USD. If it was 20 USD every Thursday I agree, it would be overpriced. The only time we...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stayed here a few nights with a friend in the 3 bed room. Lovely facilities, nice owner And they take credit card! Food and drinks were good, pool was great. A bit further down the beach- 20ish minute walk to the main area and also it directly on the beach- across the street. I would stay there again.

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Niki S We are lucky enough to be one of not so many places which takes credit card - believe me, we are also happy about this :) That means less hassle for our guests and better customer service - which we are a great fan of :) Karibu tena :) Demani Team

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The big selling point is the pool. The food was good.. But the rooms were not great compared to similarly priced places from Stone Town to Kiwengwa. The mosquito nets are small, the beds are tiny with cheap foam matresses. Demani was the only place where I had to pay a deposit for a towel, and for keys.

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear D6661RJbarryc People share different opinion after their stay at Demani Lodge and we are sorry to hear you were not as amazed as many of our other guests. We have so many different rooms here in Demani, everything ranging from the shared dorm to big doubles with private bathroom so it all depends on what our guests prefer. But...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, beautifully kept pool and chill area, reasonable prices. We got here for $30 from Stone Town. The pool was a welcome site after a hot day. I'd recommend this place to anyone looking for an affordable, laidback anf friendly environment.

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Markets-Dive-Boy It sounds like we managed to mediate the vibe of Demani quite well during your stay :) It doesn't matter how fancy looking or expensive a place is if the guests are not open-minded, friendly and looking forward to meet others with the same view. Come back soon! Demani Team

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We were two friends who stayed at demani for a week and we really enjoyed it. The place had a great setting and was very social. It had a great bar/restaurant with very nice food. We had a cheap room which was fine, we were only in it to sleep. It is 20 minutes walk to paje but the pool...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Oliver I We are so pleased to read reviews like yours! It was great having you and we hope you will pass by Demani Lodge again :) Demani Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great place in Paje to chill, staff are very friendly and helpful, although basically a hostel the food was amazing, very good breakfast and the beef stir fry was wonderful. Also has a very nice pool to chill round and a small bar so very easy to meet others. One of the nights we were there the entire hostel went...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear FinnianOD What to say - when you have great people like yourself staying here the job its a job anymore, its social and fun and we forget about work :) Really glad you enjoyed your stay, so did we! Demani Team

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed here for some days. The place seemed quite new and the rooms were clean and nice. The food was reasonably priced and good. Would definetely recommend this place to anyone going to Paje.

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Alf Robin G. M Thank you so much for your review. And than you for coming and staying with us! Please come again, we will be here, hopefully with more renovated rooms and expanded space :) Demani Team

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpackers, Kitesurfers and barefoot beach-lovers will adore the easy retreat oasis of Demani Lodge. Situated just a kilometre from Paje on the Jambiani Road, Demani's lush garden, swimming pool and easy access to the beach are topped off by flexible accommodation options with singles, doubles, triples, dorm room and nice, big rooms with wooden floor and bathroom en suite. Pick-up's can be arranged for extra cost. We have a BBQ with live music and party with DJ every Thursday, delicious food in the kitchen from 12 pm - 22 pm, and an open bar as long as there is people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Demani Lodge

Address: Jambiani Road, Paje, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $51 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“The lodges close to the restaurant area must tolerate quite much noise every Thursday, when it is arranged a party”
robertstrebigs, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our balcony room on the second floor of a bungalow was worth sharing the toilet :)”
pania2017, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was booked into a dorm but slept in a hammock for the week.”
S8953UIadamg, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“A room in the top of the huts is cooler”
Anniedoesafrica, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“we enjoyed our little clean bungaloo”
kvjl2015, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
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