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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were two friends who stayed at demani for a week and we really enjoyed it. The place had a great setting and was very social. It had a great bar/restaurant with very nice food. We had a cheap room which was fine, we were only in it to sleep. It is 20 minutes walk to paje but the pool...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Oliver I We are so pleased to read reviews like yours! It was great having you and we hope you will pass by Demani Lodge again :) Demani Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great place in Paje to chill, staff are very friendly and helpful, although basically a hostel the food was amazing, very good breakfast and the beef stir fry was wonderful. Also has a very nice pool to chill round and a small bar so very easy to meet others. One of the nights we were there the entire hostel went...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear FinnianOD What to say - when you have great people like yourself staying here the job its a job anymore, its social and fun and we forget about work :) Really glad you enjoyed your stay, so did we! Demani Team

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed here for some days. The place seemed quite new and the rooms were clean and nice. The food was reasonably priced and good. Would definetely recommend this place to anyone going to Paje.

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Alf Robin G. M Thank you so much for your review. And than you for coming and staying with us! Please come again, we will be here, hopefully with more renovated rooms and expanded space :) Demani Team

Dalby, Sweden
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We loved this place! We stayed in a nice bungalow. We walked with the feet in the sand few metres to the nice pool and some more metres to the restaurang. Tasty , good vegetarian food! The staff was nice and helpful. I recommend this place!

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Danita801 And we loved you too!! What more is there to enjoy than walking barefoot in the sand (some people complain about the sand, can you believe that!??!),relax, enjoy the vibe, drink pina coladas and dip in the pool while you meet awesome people from all over the world! Demani Team

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Demani Lodge was my Favourite on sansibar. The staff is very nice and helpfull, the dorm room is clean, nice, no sandground, enough space for your belongings, no Moskitos!!, the atmosphere is nice and especially the pool. Very good food and othmans best pilipili sauce :)

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear tati942 Othman will definitely be pleased to hear that you loved his pilipili sauce and I will make sure to tell him :) We hope you will come back for some more soon! Demani Team

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 29 November 2016

i had a really good time at this place with a swimming pool and only a short walk to the beach . So it is highly recommended and the staff was always helpful and nice . Especially it was a good thing to rent a motorbike

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear honorkamp What to say - we are pleased to hear you had a good time with us, so did we! Karibu tena! Demani Team

Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Even though, we haven`t stayed in the lodge, we had a chance to enjoy the food in their super relaxing restaurant. I would really recommend this place to visit at least for a dinner :) Note, there is a possibility to use awesome pool for restaurant clients!

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Paulioskute The food is the heart of our place and we are happy you enjoyed your dinner with us! Maybe you even would like to stay with us next time you are back in Zanzibar :) Demani Team

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights with my wife and we are truly happy and satisfied. We booked a double room with ensuite bathroom and it was just perfect! Very clean and very tasty free breakfast. The beach is just 5 min. away and it's basically located in the middle of Paje and Jambiani. Food is also great and the...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear hjas1982 Thank you for your kind words, it is great when our guests take their time to write a review. We are so happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed you stay with us :) Please come and visit us again soon! Demani Team

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I spent 3 nights at Demani Lodge and I loved it! It has a beautiful garden and swimming pool. It is a quiet place but also it has also a great vibe. It is an ideal place for solo traveller. I would choose it again. The staff was great and very helpful. It was really clean!!!

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear liliana l We hope to be your top choice every time you come back to Zanzibar :) Karibu tena! Demani Team

London
Reviewed 19 October 2016

After a 11 day safari in Kenya/Tanzania, we stayed at Demani lodge for 5 nights, which couldn't have been a better choice. We stayed in one of the newer rooms, upstairs. They were clean and spacious, and had everything we needed, including a private bathroom with hot shower. Keys and towels do require a deposit, but you get this back...

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Demani L, Owner at Demani Lodge, responded to this review

Dear sdj84 Thank you for your amazing review and thank you for staying with us, we would love to have you back any time! It is people like you that creates the amazing vibe in place - warm-hearted, open-minded and social people! Demani Team

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Now also with swimming pool!!!! Backpackers, Kitesurfers and barefoot beach-lovers will adore the easy retreat oasis of Demani Lodge. Situated just a kilometre from Paje on the Jambiani Road, Demani's lush garden and easy access to the beach are topped off by flexible accommodation options with singles, doubles, triples, dorm room and nice, big rooms with wooden floor and bathroom en suite. Pick-up's can be arranged for extra cost. We have a BBQ with live music and party with DJ every Thursday, delicious food in the kitchen from 12 pm - 22 pm, and an open bar as long as there is people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Demani Lodge

Address: Jambiani Road, Paje, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: RM169 - RM227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Our balcony room on the second floor of a bungalow was worth sharing the toilet :)”
 of 5 bubbles pania2017, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was booked into a dorm but slept in a hammock for the week.”
 of 5 bubbles S8953UIadamg, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“A room in the top of the huts is cooler”
 of 5 bubbles Anniedoesafrica, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“we enjoyed our little clean bungaloo”
 of 5 bubbles kvjl2015, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Any room. Stayed in the two bed double with floor. Other rooms had beachfloor. That would have been cool”
 of 5 bubbles Majonsson, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
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