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    Pongwe Beach Hotel

    PO Box 297, Pongwe, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    1 - 5 of 771 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    If you are looking for kiteboarding, jet skiing, endless activities this is NOT your place to stay. If you are looking for perfect white coral sand and warm turquoise water it is. Meals are superb, staff are attentive and accommodation is private. The only issue...More

    1  Thank Bucket_To_Do_List
    Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for your recommendation!! We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us!! Warmest wishes from the Pongwe Team.

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    Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

    Paradisiacal . Relating to , or resembling Paradise . This is Pongwe ... A five star hotel has been built next door with 3 pools . If you want five star luxury please go there and pay the five star price . You don't actually...More

    3  Thank Jilly60
    Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 1 February 2017

    Thank you SO much for the AMAZING review and feedback, we are very happy you had a good time, we really enjoy having you here with us at Pongwe Beach Hotel, its always a pleasure. We look forward to seeing you soon! Yours truly Pongwe...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    From the moment we arrived Heidi and the team made us feel welcome and comfortable. The staff were always ready to help but not overbearing. We loved the Masai on the beach for security. They were friendly but always professional. The beach is so perfect....More

    Thank Sarah R
    Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded yesterday

    We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could start your holiday off on the right note!! Our Team do try their utmost to give our guests a holiday to remember and it is always rewarding to...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We were not staying in the hotel, and we were laying on the beach in front of the hotel when a lady approached us and told us in a very rude way to pick up our clothes from the rocks. No hi, no smile, no...More

    1  Thank AdrianVrinceanu
    Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded yesterday

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

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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Stayed here with our family for 6 nights after a 6 day Safari on Tanzanian mainland Beautiful location with its own private and very quiet beach. Whole place kept immaculately clean and tidy. All staff fun and friendly and great service/ attention to detail. Excellent...More

    1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us. We so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and we could end your anniversary trip on a high!! We very much look forward to having you all back with us again in...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$166 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    JenDo73
    23 August 2017|
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    Response from patml2017 | Reviewed this property |
    We were there in February and did not find it too be hot. It was very breezy on the beach and we left the windows open and they have huge fans in the room.
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    Mattdaviesuk
    18 July 2017|
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    Response from PONGWE | Property representative |
    Hi Matt, please feel free to email us and we will gladly send through all relevant information. Many thanks!
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    shimmyshimmy23
    5 May 2017|
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    Response from PONGWE | Property representative |
    Yes, the rock restaurant is 1 hour drive and the food and view there is totally worth it.
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