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I came back over the years to Kendwa, because of the great vibe. A mix of backpackers, families and locals. It was an amazing place to meet people and have a good time. The management however seems to have decided to keep local people (or people on a budget) out. The rooms are overpriced (the bandas have shared dirty showers...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 3 nights between 11-14 Nov! It has a fabulous beach and a great SPA! We had room Zambia for two nights and it's ideally located. The hotel beach itself is amazing, but a two minute walk towards Nungwi (north) will take you to a fascinating swimming bay where the sand and ocean colors are...

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Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm never sure what to do between 4-5 stars - this place is not a super fancy place (like some in the vicinity), but it is cozy, has different levels of rooms depending on your budget and what you're looking for, a nice restaurant, and friendly staff. I have been to Zanzibar at least twice a year for the last...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best place ever with the nicest staff and surroundings. I Will go back there any time. The sunset Cruise is so much fun and do you self a favour and go snorkling at nmenba Island. I have never seen anything like that. This is truly a farytall place and you World never regreet to go there. Thank all of you...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Picked up from the airport for 50$ We arrived at the hotel. The room was ok but not great. The breakfast was good but the best is the beach and the sea in front of the hotel. 100$ for two persons is a little bit to much.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at kendwa rocks for 7nights in the Mozambique room.. The room was like 5m from the sand so never wore shoes the whole time I was there XD All the staff are amazing.. Special thanks to Carl who advise me where to go concerning nightlife and also just being a great wing man lol.. also to the OM...

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Other than that this hotel is not good. Service is slow. Not very clean. But I must say the best beach and sea in Zanzibar. For Full Moon party which is happening in the hotel they gave you a hotel card (please control the recipe.) and you don't have to carry anything. You may always go to your room if...

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Livingstone, Zambia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We descided on Kendwa after reading reviews and pictures. Also planned on staying here for the Full Moon Party. There is loud music and very boisterous clients around at that time. So i would advise REASEARCH before choosing a date. If you dont take this into account then i dont believe you should complain. We stayed in Gujarat Room, very...

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great staff and food. We stayed in the foest bungalose which had a massive super king bed. Lots of scuba and snorkeling oportunites here. We loved just swimming in the sea right outside the hotel. Also famous for its saturday night and full moon parties

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We liked most of the beaches in Zanzibar, but Kendwa is slightly in front of the others. This hotel has it all, and it is clean. Main thing is that you are out of the room whole day so you don't need some high class apartment. Hotel prices are higher on the whole island, it should go down. This beach...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Kendwa Rocks Beach Hotel

Address: Kendwa Beach, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $134 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Kendwarocks Bungalows Hotel Zanzibar
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“The rooms facing the beach are fantastic! Little jacuzzis outside each one.”
 of 5 bubbles JessicaM799, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Full Moon time hotel is full”
 of 5 bubbles 56ay_ae, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Specificy a room furthest from the beach if you are a light sleeper- party music is ridiculously loud.”
 of 5 bubbles christinepN4209BY, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are several rooms so your price dictates the room, but one doesnt need to stay indoors anyway”
 of 5 bubbles enzydiella, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose Dormitory which is nice & affordable.”
 of 5 bubbles 331sahils, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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