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Aweil, South Sudan
Reviewed 9 August 2014

The place has a really good location. It's a less than a minute walk to the beach. I got my room for 30000 TSH. It has one huge bed, a ceiling fan, a huge bathroom and breakfast in the porch. Near this place are good restaurants- local and foreign, which can be located by the beach or behind the place...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I was in Zanzibar on a quick weekend escape from Dar by myself so I hadn't booked ahead. I found Union Bungalows via the bus driver I took from Stone Town so no doubt I set myself up to pay his commission also. The price of the room started at $40 and I managed to get it down to 40000Tsh..was...

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Elora, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Stayed at the Union Beach Bungalows and it was wonderful! Had a room on the beach within earshot of the ocean waves. The room had mosquito nets, a ceiling fan and was quaint, clean and spacious with a small porch to sit and enjoy the scenery. The cost includes breakfast which consisted of fresh seasonal fruit, coffee and a cooked...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 7 January 2014

It was ok but the room I had was right on the beach (shouldn't complain) open the door and hey it's right in fron of you. however because of that I didn't feel secure. There were guys hanging around a stone throw away all day and people can see in every time you open the door. Maybe the other rooms...

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London
Reviewed 2 December 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the union beach bungalow to escape the hustle and bustle of Stonetown. I wasn't looking for anything extravagant, just a clean place that I can lay my head down for a night as I only planned on relaxing by the beach. Upon initial inspection all appeared well with two single beds, mosquito nets, air conditioning, and clean...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This place is zero frills but the price is right and , moreso, I havent found a place that is truly that much beachfront. If you get the rooms right upfront you are very close to the water. No long treks or impeded views. Isn't much to entertain yourself here so as long as you are comfy with walks and...

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Reviewed 13 May 2013 via mobile

Very quiet resort, probably not ideal for families with young children as there is not much entertainment for them and not ideal for party chasers either. Nice food at the restaurant and other places to eat a short walk down the beach. Decent sized rooms, not luxurious to any stretch of the imagination, but by far nice enough for a...

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Oslo
Reviewed 13 April 2013

I stayed two nights with two friends at Union Beach Bungalow. We hadn't booked anything in Nungwi, and as we were budget travellers, we chose Union for its good price ($45 per night). But we soon started to regret we hadn't spent a bit more on a better place, because the room was far from decent standards. There were two...

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Simrishamn, Sweden
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Stayed here fore one night - quite enough. Although its located with beach-frontage its not to recomend. I think were were given one of the worst rooms in the hotel. Were not given any bed-sheets and towels (we are no demanding persons but to pay and sleep at a hotel you could at least have bedsheets there). Finally we were...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 19 August 2012

The friendliest owners of nungwi! we just stayed there for 8 nights and although we hadn't booked we managed to find a room on the spot and for a very cheap price also. Rooms have wonderful view of the beach, we had a big beach front room with 3 beds and bathroom. The power does stop but this happens to...

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Additional Information about Union Beach Bungalows

Address: Beachfront, Nungwi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Union Beach Bungalows Hotel Nungwi
Union Beach Bungalows Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
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“Second storey has a better view”
 of 5 bubbles Caroline_Patrick, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for Buru's Guest House.”
 of 5 bubbles hewhotravelsalone, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you want a/c the rooms are further away from the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 775lh, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Check location of room is not too close to the beach - find some privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles RussellMH, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the orange building (although the beds are too soft). Not all rooms have AC so make sure to ask for one. Mini fridges are also available in some rooms!”
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