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Red Monkey Beach Lodge

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 24 September 2013

This was the most expensive place we stayed at during our holiday - and the worst, judged on the quality of our room. It was dark, there wasn't a proper mosquito net over the bed, and the shower was a joke. The water only came out in dribbles and it was rusty. Also, they had no safe or safety box....

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We stayed in the Beach House which we really loved, but you have to be aware: this is really really a public beach, that means people are working, playing football and passing by your window at 6 am, talking and chatting. The beach is certainly nice, but not as nice as further north in Jambiani village. But the lagoon here...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We spent five nights at the Red Monkey Lodge, and it was the best stay in our one-month trip in Zanzibar. Some places just have the right atmosphere, the right location, the right price-value relationship, and the right relationship to theirs guests, and Red Monkey has all of that and plenty more. We really felt at home, and it was...

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Morogoro, Tanzania
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Wonderful setting, very friendly and cool owners, Mark and Kristin who along with other guests and locals make everyone part of one big family. The setting is past idyllic.. can go for long easy strolls on beaches that curve around headlands, and at low tide have tidepools full of very diverse marine life. Local kids playing soccer, girls fishing and...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We stayed here for 2 weeks, and yes; it is as beautiful as the photos. If you don't like interacting with the locals then this isn't the place for you! The villagers pass through on the way to the beach and there is always a smile and a jambo.In the evening the beach is often the site of a football...

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Coronado, California
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We found this place completely by chance and were so happy we did! Amazing food, views, friendly owner, super affordable. We were there on a getaway from Arusha and it was great to just hang out on the beach and be lazy. Can't wait to go back!

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copenhagen
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We stayed 9 nights at Red Monkey. Loved it. We had a tripple room, we were 2 adults and two small children. The double bed is huge, the single is for a small adult or children. Fitted us perfect. Breakfast was included and this was fresh fruits, pastries, eggs and very good coffee. The monkeys do run around the lodge,...

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1Thank Kellykbhv
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 24 July 2013

I stayed for one night and it was amazing, will definitely book again to stay a little bit longer. If you want a simple but great place to unwind and just be lazy, this is the place to be. Owner was super friendly, always checked on us if everything was ok and all the time there was nothing I could...

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1Thank TanzanianVlogger
london
Reviewed 16 July 2013

what a fantastic place to visit. where do i start? the welcome.... well thats the best place to begin... as soon as my group arrived at the red monkey we had people thanking us and welcoming us to their venue. the food was fantastic on a scale above what i can vote for on this site and the atmosphere was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We had an amazing night at Red Monkey. The food was excellent and the staff were so helpful. I wish we could have spent more time there! The location is absolutely incredible. I will most certainly be returning here on my next visit to Zanzibar.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Red Monkey Beach Lodge

Address: Main Road, Jambiani 0000, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $68 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Monkey Beach Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Red Monkey Beach Hotel Jambiani
Red Monkey Beach Lodge Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
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“I think there are newer renovated rooms to what I had.”
RickySpanishhh, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor direct at the beach”
407sebastiand, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room on the beach”
martinaa415, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room no. 1 is great!”
Gammelita, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms”
A6902YFcarolinea, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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