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Woerth am Rhein, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location at the very nice beach is perfect. The two houses are not too big. All rooms have perfect view an are spacious. Beds were spacious and comfortable. The room comfort is simple but more than sufficient. Bathroom was clean. The food was fine. Menue is changing every week and has two choices. The team was excellent (Lobby, Restaurant,...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this hotel with my partner. It's so private with very few guests. Absolutely loved the the staff and beach and felt like we had our own piece of heaven. Tip it's secluded so not for those that like the hustle and bustle

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Our wonderful trip to Zanzibar in January was met by having the Dongwe Ocean View as our base. The hotel is located on the south-east section of the island, and is about a 1 hour and 10 minute drive from the airport. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by Juma and Anita, and with us arriving at midday and normal...

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The service was excellent, staff were very helpful and courteous. Room very comfortable and clean, virtually leading onto the beach. Food was excellent too, loved the selection of local fruits and juices and the addition of spiced tea. Gardens were nicely laid out and well maintained. The hotel tailor was most helpful and made us a fine selection of Zanzibar...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

me and my husband stayed at the dongwe ocenview from december 29 to 31, for 2 nights. the place is small and intimate, the room is large and comfortable, the food was perfcet with local flavors and high quality, and the staff was extremely kind and helpfull we had a wonderfull stay, over looking the indian ocean, enjoying the hakunna...

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Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed here for 5 nights in December. Everything was perfect. Our room was on the top floor, with a balcony overlooking the ocean. Everything was very clean. The tides didn't bother us at all, since the pool is absolutely awesome. Most importantly, the staff are very friendly and they really care that the guests have a great experience. Especially...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We loved our stay at Dongwe Ocean View. It is located in paradise. The pool and open air restaurant are located steps from the beach. There is a wonderful area to hang out in at the open air restaurant. The beach is incredible. The low tides allow one to walk out a long way. The water is so warm it...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Dongwe Ocean View is really a perfect place for relaxing! Nice surroundings, service minded staff, paradise beach and the view from the hotel and rooms is fantastic. Food was OK and the rooms could need renovation, but if you are not picky, the rooms are OK. If you are looking for party nightlife this is not the place to go...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small hotel; mostly couples and small families during my stay. My room large and was kept very clean, had necessities (bed with net, safe, clean washroom with hot water, tables, wardrobe) and large windows looking towards the ocean. Housekeeping came twice daily. There is a communal covered area with games and tv that is relaxing to sit...

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Dubai
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The staff and the nature were awesome! Really nice atmosphere, helpful people around! The room was also clear, and the view from the balcony was beautiful to the ocean. The food was also OK and fresh!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Dongwe Ocean View

Address: Michamvi Pingwe | P.O.Box 4242, Dongwe, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Dongwe
Price Range: RM540 - RM1,200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dongwe Ocean View 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“all the rooms are large and all has the perfect ocen view”
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 of 5 bubbles nitsanb2016, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Almost all the room has the front view of the Ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles gigil766, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views from higher rooms. Ground floor rooms are closer to pools so may be best for families.”
 of 5 bubbles katehK9179KW, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Might be better to have an upstairs room to have a better view of the sea and sunrise.”
 of 5 bubbles 506ellief, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the 2nd floor to get great views of the ocean, beach and hotel property.”
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  • Clean & comfy hotel in paradise
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 of 5 bubbles resIpsaLoq, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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