We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pongwe Beach Hotel

Pongwe Beach, Pongwe, Tanzania
+255 748 336 181
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“indian ocean” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
African, Seafood, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Pongwe Beach, Pongwe, Tanzania
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (64)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach in front of the hotel . We arrived by beach to try the restaurant . After a few minutes after we stay on the beach for a swin one of the reservation manager named Heidi arrived without saying not even hello and...More

Thank RazvanOana
PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Razvan I am disappointed to hear that your found my approach rude yesterday, when I requested in a civil manner if your group could please remove your wet clothing from the coral in front of one of our guest rooms. I recall starting my request...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stayed for four days - and thoroughly enjoyed this fantastic hotel. Rooms direct on to the amazing beach, and a lovely central area - which served incredible food. Very reasonably priced and a very friendly atmosphere. This was definitely the 'find' of our holiday...More

Thank tonyballance
PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us!! We do try our utmost to offer our guests a relaxing, enjoyable holiday as well as value for their money and it is very encouraging to hear when we get it right....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We walked along to this hotel looking for somewhere nice to go for breakfast. At reception they informed us that they charge a min of US$40pp and that we couldn't just visit for breakfast. Very strange, so we walked up the beach to the (far...More

Thank Louise K
PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

At Pongwe Beach Hotel we do have a minimum spend policy of US$40 per person for day visitors who would like to come and spend the day with us and use our facilities. We do have a number of facilities such as Wifi, tea and...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Really good communal areas (pool, restaurant and bar areas). As it is a large resort is can get quite busy. Catered very much for the large Italian clientele. Great spa next door for a good massage after a long day on the beach. Rooms could...More

Thank pooldiva2014
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The beach that this hotel is on is absolutely gorgeous--the best beach I've ever seen/been to on Zanzibar, and exactly what we were looking for out of our trip to Zanzibar. We stayed in the suite that has its own pool which was also quite...More

Thank sgloss487
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our hotel had a free shuttle to this hotel to use the beach. It's always relaxing to be here, not too many people, a nice beach, opportunity to get foods and drinks..

Thank Steph900
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The meals prepared were always fresh and filling. Various tastes came to life and every dish was enjoyable. From beef, chicken to octopus salad, all was fulfilling and delicious.

Thank Lionel D
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I don't think I'll ever stay anywhere else in Zanzibar! In short - Pongwe Beach Hotel was perfect. When we arrived, Cecilia was so warm and welcoming. She brought us through the lovely resort and answered any questions we had. Right from the moment we...More

Thank Renata R
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

An excellent value resort with lovely fine white Sands. The water is warm and inviting, colour aqua marine. Surrounded with tree lined coconut palms. Highly recommended

Thank Dr. Nizam M
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Apart from everything being perfect at the place , the service and all stuff are doing great What i did enjoy the most was Swimming pool location where you get the access to enjoy amazing sea view

Thank Fednard S
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Arena Beach Club
8 reviews
4.45 km away
La Base JungleKite
35 reviews
6.07 km away
Kambakocho Bar & Beach Restaurant
126 reviews
6.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Uroa Bay
260 reviews
6.15 km away
Zanzibar Quad Adventure
570 reviews
6.28 km away
Kiwengwa Beach
27 reviews
6.47 km away
Kiwengwa Caves
54 reviews
6.57 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pongwe Beach Hotel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pongwe Beach, Pongwe, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Pongwe
  • Phone Number: +255 748 336 181
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing