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    Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa

    PO Box 71, Pingwe, Tanzania
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    2017-10-16 2017-10-17
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good34%
    • Average12%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 307 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Went to Karafuu to relax for 5 days with the family after a safari in Tanzania. Liked the location on a reasonably quite beach with snorkling and diving opportunities close by as well as the relaxed atmosphere. Friendly and helpful staff, good selection of food...More

    Thank Kjelgaard
    Response from Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, We appreciate that you had good time with us and everything was perfect to your expectation. Thank you for your review and we are looking forward to host you again in near future. Yours sincerely, Dominic Ouko Manager Assistant

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Judging from the last 2 reviews, it is clear management does not want to take responsibility for negative experiences. Their response that "Had we been notified earlier, we would have taken care of it"- was what they gave us too, even though we DID voice...More

    Thank Jolily246
    Response from Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, It is indeed very unfortunate to have received your sad touch review of what you have encountered during short period you stayed with us. On behalf of Management and entire Karafuu Team i would like to apologize and sorry for what had happened....More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    I have never stayed in such a poorly managed resort. All the cream rinse and shampoo bottles were half full. Food is medicore. The site is beautiful but staff speak very little English. When you ask for cream for your coffee at breakfast they bring...More

    2  Thank cookyzcrum1
    Response from Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, It is very unfortunate that you departed from our Resort unhappy due to some reasons that could have been rectified even by the time you were still in-house. However thank you for sharing with us this vital feedback that will help us rectify...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    We just arrived. The shower is moldy and does not drain. Big wad of someone's hair on the shower wall. The fridge has been unplugged so left a huge puddle on the floor, soaking the rug. It defrosted itself. Sitting in the bar, not possible...More

    Thank jojosail2
    Response from Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, I do regret for my belated response to your review. I apologize and sorry for the bad experience upon your first day of arrival. For sure it is not the standard of our service we deliver to our valued clients. As i can...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2017

    Loved the hotel, the beach is great. Food can be repetitive, not a lot of fruits, considering you are in a tropical country. No pharmacy or doctor in the vicinity, so stock up on medication, especially for stomach upsets as very common there. A few...More

    1  Thank Reviewer999J
    Response from Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and SpaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, I would like to sincerely thank you for this important review which contain more open information which indeed going to help us change the mind and attitude of some of my staff members. It is sad to hear such bad motive and negative...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$152 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 94
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Pingwe
    • Also Known As
    • Karafuu Beach Hotel Pingwe ,
    • Karafuu Hotel Beach ,
    • Karafuu Resort Beach ,
    • Karafuu Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Pingwe, Tanzania
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    Traveller (1333)
    Pool & Beach (448)
    Room & Suite (353)
    Dining (151)
    Hotel & Grounds (763)
    Bathroom (24)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (11)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
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    floew1925
    27 May 2017|
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    Response from sakman2015 | Reviewed this property |
    Depending on the location of your bungalow, between 50m to 100m. It is easy walking distance
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    floew1925
    27 May 2017|
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    Response from יוסי מ | Reviewed this property |
    The nearest swimming area is not far , ten minutes away !
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    Raven H
    19 April 2017|
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    Response from JustinHawes | Reviewed this property |
    The Hotel organized transport for us
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