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Zanzest Beach Bungalows

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing beach bungalows hidden from the bigger tourist places. Calm, beautiful beach and nearby to lots of activities. Amazing staff and food in the restaurant. We had an amazing trip, were well taken care off and did lots of excursions with the team that were great. Lovely stay.

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed at the Zanzest for 5 nights. We stayed in Zanzibar for 10 days and frankly you can't get a better price/quality ratio on the island, unless of course you go to fancier resorts. The bungalows are cosy, spacious and well furnished. Despite not being directly on the beachfront, we could still get a beautiful glimpse...

1Thank Tommaso C
Paris, France
Reviewed 13 November 2016

A cozy place for those who are looking for quietness and unique view on the sea. The rooms are spacious (we had the sea view room) and the food at the restaurant is amazing. The staff is friendly and the location really good even if a bit out of the local village.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have no words to truly express the sheer gratitude I have to all the staff. I can't thank you all enough for making us feel like family. Annalisa was very friendly and helpful. Perfect holiday, beautiful room, lovely food, superb cocktails and marvellous weather. The location was like heaven. We will definitely come back!

Thank Stefania M
Torhout, Belgium
Reviewed 13 October 2016

WOOOW!! I'm just back from a 10 days vacation in Jambiani (Zanzibar) and we did sleep in Zanzest Beach Bungalows. I can't describe in words how wonderful our vacation has been! The place itself is outstanding beautiful: white stand, coral blue water, nature and most important for us: Oh so quiet and not crowded at all! We did sleep in...

3Thank Steffiwanderlust
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Beautiful views of the water. The water was very turquoise and clear. The rooms were great and the Italian food was yummy. The staf were very friendly (specially Boogy) and the chef even made Pilaf for us even though not on the menu. It is run by the very friendly Italian Annalisa. We were there for four days and it...

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Chisinau, Moldova
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sceneries. The bungalows are well kept, wonderful owners, pleasant and helpful staff! Delicious and fresh Italian food served at the hotel's restaurant. The beach is nice, though far to walk to get to swimm on low tide, either way beach shoes are advisable. ENJOY!

Thank Natalia C
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had a lovely holiday at Zanzest bungalows. They are nice, simple bungalows, kept very clean and run by a very friendly and helpful Italian couple with great staff. While most bungalows don't have a direct sea view there is a great lounge area which overlooks the sea and has comfy sofas to relax on. The food is delicious with...

Thank Gabrielle T
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We spent some 4 days here. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff. The rooms were on the small side and could be a little bit wider. The beds were too short for me, especially with the foot end closed off by a board. The food was good but pricey, we went often too Jambiani village for lunch and/or dinner. There are a...

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our stay at Zanzest was amazing. It was quiet and peaceful with a beautiful view and lots of opportunities to go on great tours via the hotel. Annalisa and Davide, the owners, are terrific hosts and they really care for their guests. If you want a peaceful place with beautiful surroundings and delicious food this is the place to go!

Thank Amanda L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zanzest a resort with 11 rooms renovated in july 2015 run with love and passion for Italian, located at the end of the village of Jambiani, a corner of paradise where you can relaxing enjoying the turquoise color of the sea, and the nature of the show with 2 strips of sand white. Restaurant with selection of typical Italian, with attention to detail, pizza at noon, and Swahili dishes cooked by qualificated chefs. Area with sun beds, bar where you can enjoy cocktails or smoothies fresh fruit enjoying the quiet tranquility and colors of the African land. An ideal place to relax and enjoy a good cuina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzest Beach Bungalows

Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani | Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $64 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Zanzest Beach Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Zanzest Beach Bungalows Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“Choose the sea-facing Leopard room, fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 330bricef, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms where excellent, there is one in particular which has a balcony overlooking the sea which I was rather envious over.”
 of 5 bubbles leemichaelwillis, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Giraffe room!!! :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Steffiwanderlust, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The sea view one is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles JRSam, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There a couple of rooms with a direct sea view - the upstairs one has the best view. All are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 492gabriellet, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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