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Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

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Solf, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

About two weeks have passed since we came home from our familytrip to Tanzania and Zanzibar. After a very successful safari in Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro we (my husband and I and our children, grandchildren and son in law, alltogether 11 persons) needed a guiet place to relax. I do not think there could be any better place for...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This must be Heaven on Earth. So beautiful- so wounderful. Here is like your Home, you are sourrunded by family. The room was clean and fresh, carefully and beautifully decorated with flowers. The stuff where always close by ready to be of assistance at any time with a smile. The food was just delisious!! I'll be back! Most definetly. My...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the manager helped us a lot during our stay at the hotel, we enjoyed it very much .. sea is not encourage to swim at, but the pool was very nice and not crowded. the place is great for people who want some quit and stress free.

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Southern Finland, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 9 wonderful days here and we loved every moment. The rooms were spacious and clean, the aircon worked perfectly and there was always hot water in the shower. The beds were big and comfortable, with mosquito nets. (Not that we had a problem with mosquitos...) They had a well functioning system where you hung a...

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

As the title says, this place truly is a heaven on Earth! The ocean, beach, palms, service, rooms.. Everything is spectacular! The swimming pool is also more than excellent! Definitely my best vacation ever. I highly recommend this place.

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Jan, the owner, and Karin, the manager, couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. They create a true family atmosphere in this small (10 room) beach side resort. The food is incredibly good. The staff are loyal, gracious and obviously well-trained. The rooms are lovely and well appointed. Jan and Karin have great suggestions about things to do and see....

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Ardala, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This hotel gave us some very good days,we really loved to stay there.Everbody took care of us in such a nice way.The hotel is built in a typical style for Zanzibar,local materials put together in a really nice way,the layout gives privacy,the rooms are nicely decorated and when entering the room You are met by a lot of flowers laid...

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Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We visited this little paradise for 4 days and we were very satisfied! The hotel is incredibly cozy and intimate and located right down on Zanzibar's beautiful beach.The staff is very helpful and service minded and the hotel manager Karin was very kind and helpful and made us feel very welcome! The restaurant with the view over the ocean is...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a little piece of paradise on the Indian Ocean. From the moment we arrived Karin made us feel as welcome as if we were long time family or friends. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and is literally right on the beach. The restaurant is on the patio and looks out over the ocean-beautiful! The food in the...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife and I had a really lovely 4 day stay two weeks ago. Karen was a wonderful host, very welcoming and attentive to our needs. The hotel staff are very friendly, courteous and helpful, making you feel right at home. The food here was excellent. There's plenty of choices and new offerings each day at fairly reasonable prices. Our...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is situated directly on the beach. Its a peaceful and tranquil setting with plenty of shady places for you to relax. There is a 16x8 meter pool perfect for a refreshing swim when the tide is out. The hotel serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and there is a well-stocked bar to accompany. We are proud to have a good reputation regarding food. We work consequently with proper waist management, and support education in the village. Most of our suppliers are from the village, and we try our best to have a good relation with the whole village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

Address: Matemwe Beach | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: RM343 - RM1,437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Zanzibar Retreat Matemwe
Zanzibar Retreat Hotel Matemwe, Zanzibar Island
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“Room 9 and 10 have sea views and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles KakaiM, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms on first floor with seaview. We didn't have that, but didn't need it. All rooms are nice!”
 of 5 bubbles lenersted, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 9 and 10 have a sea-view.”
 of 5 bubbles PuckPasha, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are amazing. :-)”
 of 5 bubbles gghiggins7, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 has best views. Room 9 almost as good.”
 of 5 bubbles jackityjack, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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