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Sunset Kendwa

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 23 February 2012

I booked at Sunset because of the Scuba Doo dive shop on site. The resort is very clean and comfy. The deluxe A/C bungalow was very nice. Big bathroom with lots of hot water and the A/C felt great after a long day of diving. The restaurant serves good food, but the menu is a bit limited. I wound up...

1Thank mybluelife
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The setting is fantastic and the rooms are clean and spacious with air conditioning and hot water. The staff were very helpful and were happy to arrange transport and activities for us. Most excursions to the other islands depart from Sunset beach so in the mornings it's very easy to just roll out of bed and embark on a day...

Thank Olga G
Reggio Emilia, Italy
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Amaan Kendwa bungalows gives you exactly what you need. Nice rooms with mosquito nets and clean bathroom at 100mts from the beach at a reasonable price. Things to improve: the kindness at the reception, the boy is ok, the girl is really unpolite. Air conditioned. it's an old old old type, the one really noisy and it's quite difficult to...

1Thank marcoferra
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Our taxi, arranged through the hotel, was prompt and efficient. The staff at the hotel, on the other hand, was rather disorganised and disinterested in us! We stayed in the “beach bungalow” assuming this would be a sea facing bungalow. Unfortunately the way the hotel is arranged, “beach bungalows” are facing 90 degrees to the beach with some sand and...

2Thank megan m
Reviewed 7 December 2011

A quiet, nice beach, and cosy restaurant / bar with decent food and a nice place to stay with average service, but the attention to detail just isn't there. ie: No bath mats for the bathroom, my bathroom didn't have any privacy curtains (or frosted glass), such-that anyone who may have stepped onto a neighboring room's balcony would be able...

Thank juicybig
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 December 2011

Having spent 6 weeks backpacking and camping throughout southern and east Africa, I was looking forward to ending my trip with some relaxing beach time in Kendwa. Kendwa beach is beautiful but the Sunset Bungalows are terrible. The main issue is the staff. The waiters and barstaff in the restaurant were rude, hotel attempted to overcharge for the room, our...

3Thank Sonia C
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Staff were rude. Service at the reception desk and restuarant was aweful and tried to rip us of on check out. With other resorts so close by I would go here again.

2Thank Eliot D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2011

I stayed with mu husband in Oct 2011. We didn't make a reservation and they had rooms available on our arrival either air conditioned or non air conditioned. We chose the non air con and bartered a price of $40 per night with breakfast. There are better rooms available for a higher price. The room was simple and clean with...

2Thank channii70
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed 20 September 2011

Don't expect too much when you come to Sunset Bungalows, and you'll be very happy. The rooms are super clean and this is really important to me. (if you read my other reviews, you'll see that cleanliness is a thing for me!). The rooms could be in a 4 star hotel anywhere in Africa. Air con, clean sheets, well made...

1Thank turkbalikadam
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 22 August 2011

This place has nice rooms and good food in the restaurant. The value for money is good, especially compared to similar alternatives in the area. Book in advance, especially during the monthly full moon party that takes place next door.

1Thank SamiTorni

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Sunset Kendwa, your place to stay in the tropical paradise of Zanzibar's north coast. Fringed by powdery-white sand beaches, azure waters, and thriving coral reefs, the exotic spice island of Zanzibar is the most idyllic of tropical destinations. We offer a wide range of brightly decorated traditional rooms and bungalows, as well as all the facilities you will need to help you ease into Zanzibar's relaxed pace of life. Right on the perfect sands of Kendwa beach on Zanzibar's north coast, this is the perfect place to unwind, spend your days swimming or sun-bathing, snorkelling, scuba diving with our award winning on site water sports centre Scuba Do Zanzibar ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Kendwa

Address: P.O. Box 3546, 3546, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $126 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Kendwa 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Sunset Bungalows Hotel Zanzibar
Sunset Hotel Zanzibar
Sunset Beach Hotel Zanzibar
Hotel Style:
#102 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
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“Go somewhere else!”
pj00122, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We chose a room for 4 (as a couple) to have more space but that was a personal choice.”
LolaPalooza18, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a beach room to be close to restaurant/bar. But be warned of the Friday night party that is very loud.”
Jenandsherm, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the surfaces in the room are clean, I doubt they ever scrub them”
martlume, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe beach bungalow ocean view (no. 47)”
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VladUA, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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