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Sunshine Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Boucherville, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stayed at that the Sunshine Hotel on February 15, 16 and 17th, 2017 and we really enjoyed it. It’s a small hotel with great service and facilities. Everything is within 2 minutes walk (reception, dining room, pool, beach). Our room on the second floor was large and very comfortable, with one ceiling fan and one portable fan. They don’t...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one week. Excellent service and the personnel in the restaurant was so friendly! Comfortable rooms and nice and quiet. A perfect place to relax after a safari on the main land. Perfect quiet beach and a nice pool area.

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France
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay at the Sunshine hotel. The staff was very nice and made us feel welcome. The food was ok. The fresh fruits for breakfast were delicious! Our room as well as the whole hotel complex was clean and nicely designed. We loved swimming in the pool while watching the tides.

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 29 January 2017

What interfered me most was the class differences between workers and white workers. Price expensive without adequate compensation at all. There is no air-conditioning. And for some reason we were not able to sleep well at night .. no sense of privacy in the room !!

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SunshineZanzibar, General Manager at Sunshine Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Sunshine hotel for your vacation, we are very sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us, we would like to take our chance to reply to your review which due to your attitude made me an all my staff laugh. You talk abbot discrimination and immediately you make a discrimination yourself on booking.com...

Reviewed 27 January 2017

My partner and I stayed at Sunshine Hotel with my in-laws. The resort itself was lovely and quiet which is exactly what we wanted. Staff were very informative on check in and were helpful throughout. We had a late check out on the last day and didn't leave until 4 p.m. which we weren't charge for - I thought this...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My husband and I stayed for one night and two days at the sunsine hotel. The hotel is very charming, has a nice pool, has straight access to the beach, has good food and is in a very beatiful and calm area.

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Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This was a very nice place; calm, relaxed, beautiful view over the ocean and very nice pools. The staff was very friendly and the service great. The room was also very nice. We highly recommend this place for a relaxed stay in Zanzibar.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We had a great time here. The pools are awesome, the food is generally good, and the grounds are well kept. We stayed in both the garden room (the one with two floors) and the honeymoon suite and we enjoyed both of them. The honeymoon suite is awesome tho!! Everyone is really friendly and welcome. We really loved our stay...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The location of the hotel was extraordinary. The staff was really helpful and welcoming. Our room had a beautiful view on the ocean. The cuisine was excellent although we would have liked to have a bit more choice in the menu. Overall, we had a wonderful stay.

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Markham, Ontario
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Lovely, clean, quiet, well run hotel. Very helpful staff. Enough lounge chairs, fresh towels daily. Annoying beach vendors (as is the case with most beachfront properties) No air conditioning so a little hot at night but manageable with fans. Would gladly go again.

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sunshine Hotel is a 15 rooms beach hotel, located in Matemwe on the north-east coast of Zanzibar. Eco friendly, stylish and cozy, carefully designed by professional designers, creates a unique chill-out ambiance to make you feel happy and relaxed. Set right on the unspoiled white sandy beach, lined with palm trees and washed by warm, turquoise waters of Indian Ocean, it's a perfect gateway from everyday life. All the rooms feature with king size bed with mosquito net, desk, safe box, bathroom with shower and closed toilet, stone bench, 3 fans, private outdoor space to relax. All rooms have garden view, some of them partial sea view. 2 rooms in a private bungalow are located directly on the beach, perfect retreat for couples, honeymooners or just a romantic surprise. The 2 pools are suitable for everybody, also kids that can swim in the shallow water area. The own Diving Centre Dive Point Zanzibar, organizes daily trips for divers and snorkelers to Mnemba. The Restaurant and Bar are available from 7,30am to 9,30pm to everybody (outsiders are welcome too) for the main meals on a' la carte basis. Half Board and Full Board are also offered. The Reception is at guest disposal 12h each day to assist them also for excursions around the island. USD is the main hotel currency, credit/debit cards are welcome (+5% bank fee on each transaction) as well as Euro/Tshilling (hotel exchange rate only). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Hotel

Address: Matemwe, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: $113 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sunshine Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Ask for a room on the top floor and close to the pool.. that way you get the sea breeze”
29maggiec, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite is beautiful and the private plunge pool and private beach is awesome!! ”
lydiam919, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't book room 4 its noisy as its very close to Reception and a store room for housekeeping.”
945pamelal, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Blue Breeze suite or the Honeymoon Suite!!!”
673iljav, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are approx 4 buildings with 4 suites in each, 2 up and 2 down. I liked our upper room... but really all the rooms had nice views.”
bebeth1919, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
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