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    Hakuna Shida Guesthouse

    Paje Beach, Zanzibar, Paje P.O Box 791, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good39%
    • Average2%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 35 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Hakuna Shida is a small, cosy guesthouse on the east coast of Zanzibar. It is perfectly situated in the heart of Paje, which is the hot spot for kite surfers and water sport addicts alike. It is less than 100 meters from the beach and...More

    Thank Ilse Van der Walt
    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    Nice quiet guesthouse about 2 minutes walk from Paje beach. Very close to all the bars and restaurants. Breakfast is good and can be added to for a nominal fee. You can also order other food up until 8 pm. Staff are very friendly and...More

    Thank Oisin C
    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    We were a group of 8 French people. It was exactly what we were looking for ! value for money, not too big (7 rooms), excellent service and advices from German native Cathy who is very helpful, easy to travel on the island (not "too"...More

    Thank Thierry B
    Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at hakuna shida for 10 days and were very satisfied. The hotel is located in the "center" of activities in Paje. The great asset is the stuff, M managers who organize anything you need, to Irene who is the best cook on the...More

    1  Thank Peter M
    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    You get what you pay for. It's great if you are on a budget. Cons- Rooms are very hot no air-con Weak ceiling fan Only 1 plug in room to charge electronics. (The other plug is used by the portable fan) Bathrooms basic Shower is...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • US$54 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
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    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Paje
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    • Hakuna Shida Guesthouse Paje, Zanzibar Island
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    "The room for 4 is equipped with bunk beds and the bathroom is on the corridor."
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    "All the rooms have a ceiling fan, but make sure you get an extra fan in your room. It's quite hot at..."
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    "Get room with air con. It is quite hot in Zanzibar."
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    "Rooms 1 and 2 have two windows and get more fresh air than the others (they do face the patio with sitting..."
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