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Göteborg
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The resort was excellent by budget standards and the personal really friendly and helpful and they all provided a personal touch to the visit. I do not dare to name all personal here since I would surely forget somebody. We had a great time during our 10 days at the resort. It is located in between Jambiani and Paje. It...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We had a very relaxing time here, chilling out on the hammocks and walking on the beach. The bungalows are incredibly basic, a bed, an open shower, and a terrace which is rarely used for anything new other than drying towels and swimwear. The food isn't fantastic however given the location there aren't many other options as the high tide...

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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

I loved this place - just paradise! Had a cottage just on the beach for a week. It was hot and sticky in the room and the showers werent the best but I didnt mind. Its such a beautiful and tranquil place. And the food was amazing, I never had a bad meal here. Will go back one day.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I can absolutely recommend this place, it's peaceful, the location is amazing. The food is amazing, chef Ali has cooked me some of the best seafood meals I've ever had! The staff are great and can book you any trip you want to go on. The rooms have everything you will ever need. It's not luxury but you can't need...

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I LOVED everything about the hotel. The hotel is amazing- big rooms with patios, hammocks all over the property, a lovely pool and lounge chairs and umbrellas. The hotel has a real local feel to it, which I prefer over huge resorts. It is on a quiet spot on the beach- not in town so its not a high traffic...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

The location is very relaxed at a quite part of the beach. Easy to walk to paje For a supermarket. Walking out if the hotelroomyou can can take a drive in the pool or take a swim in the sea. The room was very clean and staff very friendly and helpfull.

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Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Mbuyuni Beach in Jambiani was a great place to stay. The surroundings are beautiful but like all places on the east coast the tide is massive. When the tide is low you can´t really swim in the ocean. But the hotel has a really nice pool and there are lots of daytrips to do during low tide. The restaurant serves...

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south africa
Reviewed 5 November 2015

What a beatifull place on the island off Zanzibar. It is not 5 star but the Banda was right on the beach with everything we needed. The food was amazing with the menu changing every day. Order your food in the morning to avoid waiting too long. The staff was amazing and nothing was to much for them even warm...

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Second visit to Mbuyuni for five nights and it was every bit as relaxing as the first. The staff remembered me, which made for a warm welcome. I chilled out, chatting with a friend, walked up and down the beach, had several very nice meals and left relaxed and recharged. Mbuyuni is great value for money but visitors should have...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We have just come back from a beautiful stay at Mbuyuni and it was honestly perfection. We stayed in one of the bandas and loved the slightly rustic feel - the room was clean, fresh and had a fan for when it got too hot. We had a slight plumbing problem on the first day and they fixed it straight...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Mbuyuni Beach Village is located on the east coast of Zanzibar, right at the beginning of Jambiani village, 4 minutes drive after passing Paje village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mbuyuni Beach Village

Address: Jambiani Village, East Coast of Zanzibar | at the beginning of Jambiani Village, Jambiani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $59 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mbuyuni Beach Village 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Mbuyuni Beach Village Hotel Jambiani
Mbuyuni Beach Village Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Jambiani
#4 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“Bigger rooms near the pool but these are noisier than the rooms further away”
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 of 5 bubbles FussyOz, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Banda's to the north side of the the resort are very nice, but you might have the odd unexpected insect.”
 of 5 bubbles mikelidox, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the beach 'banda's', they were absolutely fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles LauraVR000, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There's no wrong here when choosing a room! Just pick one, enjoy your stay, meet with the staff and mingle with the other guest.”
 of 5 bubbles Carboose, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for ocean view - but I think they all are!”
 of 5 bubbles law109, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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