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Mangrove Lodge

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16/06/2017 17/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Mangrove Lodge about a month ago. It was great, the perfect place for travellers who want their own space, friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Highly recommended! There was everything that we needed, fresh food, spacious room (a small cozy house), beautiful and peaceful beach, reliable transportation. Lovely and very helpful hosts too! Marina and Haji treat their guests...

Thank Milena S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at Mangrove Lodge. Big and cozy rooms with traditional African design. You have your separate small house :) the territory of the hotel is quite and you can walk around. In the night you can hear bush baby and night owls :) I really enjoyed the food in hotel. Very fresh and tasty. Good breakfast,...

Thank Angelina S
Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at the Mangrove lodge ... food great, Hadji, Marina, Shelly and staff were all fantastic, setting was perfect ... couldn't have wanted for more ... thanks guys from the Bridgnorth Endowed crew (via Sampson)

Thank philloveday
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for one night in this beautifull lodge. It has beautifull, well maintained gardens, nice place to relax. Rooms are very spacious and very clean. The owners are very friendly and give the lodge a familiar atmosphere. Food was very good. Only remark: in the room, and also advertised on many websites: wifi in public areas for free,...

Thank Fnipsis
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Staying at Mangrove Lodge feels like coming home. The relaxed atmosphere and cozy places to wind down makes is the perfect place to chill while overlooking the ocean and the ruins - whether travelling solo or with friends. Marina and Haji treat you like family and will do their best to fulfill any request you may have, be it food-wise...

Thank Louise K
Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Super laid back admosphere, nice staff, great place, good food freshly cooked with local products. This is a great location if you are not the "average tourist" no aircondition, no hotel entertainment, no anoying people. Instead, a real jungle feeling, lemours, cats and birds nice lodge rooms in the shade, an empty beach, close to Stone Town and a good...

Thank MstrDj
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great value for money, only 10 rooms so its quiet and their private beach is awesome. Just a short 15 minutes to Stone Town if you want to do the activities/shops there. The meal is of a high quality especially the dinners. Rooms are huge and have lovely views of the sea and/or garden. Get the owners to organise a...

Thank JoBee65
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

After reading so many positive reviews and beautiful pictures from tourists my heart stopped at Mangrove Lodge and it was the best decision!! From the moment I did booking through email I saw how professional they are. Big thanks to Marina and Haji who treats their guests and staff as part of the family as well they gave me many...

1Thank Anastasia Z
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a lovely, lovely place. We were greeted warmly by Marina and Haji - the owners - who were generous with their knowledge of the island and helpful recommendations. The place is beautifully decorated with numerous places to laze about and enjoy stunning views. The food was delicious which was a real bonus. About a half hour drive from Stonetown...

Thank Francesca3325
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Mangrove Lodge was my best experience in Tanzania! Very authentic- family owned lodge with beautiful rooms and views. Dining experience is amazing and massage/ yoga made the lodge very special. Wi-Fi available for free in common areas (beautiful view, great for relaxing). Beach access- almost private with no other hotels nearby, but still close to Stone Town. Safe transportation was...

Thank Caroline S

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mangrove Eco-Lodge: responsible tourism in Zanzibar. A friendly atmosphere for an enchanting eco-sustainable resort. Deep in the tropical vegetation that surrounds Stone Town, the Mangrove Lodge offers a very peaceful and natural, homely and comfortable environment, in which the slow and quiet pace of the Zanzibar people allow you to forget the everyday hassles. We can bring you into the very heart of Zanzibar's lifestyle and culture. In line with the principles of the responsible tourism from the very beginning and with a great respect for the island, the Mangrove Lodge has grown on a green path with 360° responsible attitude. Spend a special holiday with us, enjoy the amazing white sand beach, guided excursions and stunning sunsets, and bring back serenity, cordiality and genuine fun, whilst stimulating the economic development and well-being of the local community. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mangrove Lodge

Address: PO Box 4269, Chuini, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Chuini
Price Range: $116 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Mangrove Hotel Chuini
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“All rooms are pretty equal”
915briano, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“WiFi mainly in teh publicspace, but lodges/rooms closer to the reception also have WiFi”
Nico5O, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Each bungalow has its very own charm, at the end of a sandy path surrounded by greenery.”
CaseyatTannenhof, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Definitely try the vegetarian meal options -- they are delicious, filling and an excellent value.”
goandgoandgo, 28 Dec 2014 | Read review
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