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Mbuyuni Beach Village

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

BEFORE HEADING TO THE EAST SIDE OF ZANZIBAR GET CASH! There is no ATM on this side of the island and you have to go back towards Stone Town to get cash. The hotel we stayed at let us get a tab which we payed the taxi driver when he drove us to the airport the last day. We also...

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The booking was last minute, budget but great value for 7 nights. We got a "banda", which is a bungalow located with some privacy near the beach (so nice to sleep to the sound of the ocean). The room was overall clean, but there are a few tiny creatures living around/inside the room, like ants and geckos, and we spotted...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is my favorite place in the world! I've been to Zanzibar about 5 different times and I keep coming back here! What most people don't know is that it's one of the few locally owned and operated places in the area! It's quaint, quiet and fun. The staff can be shy, but if you joke around with them they...

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Etterbeek, Belgium
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It was a last minute booking and very much worth it. Even if the address is Jambiani, it is a good walking distance from Paje (good news for kite surfers). Jamiani village is more then 1 hour walk on the beach or you can borrow a bicycle from the hotel. We stayed in a banda which was close to the...

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Thank judineni
Johannesburg
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Mbuyuni Beach Villa is in a perfect location. Right between Jambiani and Paje with easy access to the various sights and activities in the area. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. We had a room very close to the pool which was very convenient but got very noisy in the early mornings...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

A big Shout out to the Team in Mbuyuni, especially to Mau, Chef Ali (best chef in Zanzibar) and the two Amur's We stayed the for two weeks, and we only have good memories. the Staff is simply amazing, friendly helpful funny. It was very hard to leave. and we are definitely going back some day. Price to value us...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Iv been to many hotels in eastern africa and this one is one of the worst, it turned my holiday in to bad memory. The food is bad. The pool over crowded and doesn't provide enough chairs in shadow. The staff is rude and full of revenge, they have hundreds of strange rules as they make up along the way,...

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Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Amazing place with the best food on Zanzibar. We liked everything! Even snake in our room :) but the staff prefered to remove this guy from the room. We had "banda" with very nice terrace with ocean view and comfortable bath room. The room was very big with huge bed with mosquito net. There is a lot of places to...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

My friend and I spent two nights at Mbuyuni Beach village, we surely felt at home. The rooms were spacious and clean. The food was so good at a very reasonable price (e.g. pizza was 15000 tsh). The breakfast was superb, with varieties of fresh fruits and juice. The staff who we were told are the natives of Jambiani-the village...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay here but came for dinner here twice. The staff were really welcoming and the food was fantastic. There is an extensive food and drinks menu that changes daily. We had the most amazing pizza and some great cocktails. All in an amazing setting overlooking the beach.

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Mbuyuni Beach Village is located on the east coast of Zanzibar, right at the beginning of Jambiani village, 4 minutes drive after passing Paje village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mbuyuni Beach Village

Address: Jambiani Village, East Coast of Zanzibar | at the beginning of Jambiani Village, Jambiani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: RM202 - RM292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mbuyuni Beach Village 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Mbuyuni Beach Village Hotel Jambiani
Mbuyuni Beach Village Jambiani, Zanzibar Island
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“The bandas is close to the beach, and much more quiet and private.”
maikenfl_ysvikl, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For privacy choose a banda”
judineni, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bigger rooms near the pool but these are noisier than the rooms further away”
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FussyOz, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Banda's to the north side of the the resort are very nice, but you might have the odd unexpected insect.”
mikelidox, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the beach 'banda's', they were absolutely fantastic.”
LauraVR000, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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