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Drifters Lodge

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Main Rd | Ushongo, Pangani, Tanzania
Traveller (27)
Pool & Beach (9)
Room & Suite (2)
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good14%
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible14%
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“ushongo beach”(2 reviews)
“indian ocean”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose Drifters as our chillout spot after travelling through overcrowded mainland Tanzania and before heading to the noisy Zanzibar beaches. The lodge fullfilled this job perfectly. Getting to Ushongo beach might seem complicated, but actually it is just a short ferry and a boda...More

Thank Andrey C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

First thing to say, if you are driving up from Dar, try and go through Saadani National Park, unless it’s rainy season when the park roads may be impassable. What you pay in park entrance fees is more than made up for by the huge...More

Thank Kitbit151
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is an amazing getaway place. I booked for the Bandas and they were nice and clean. The food is also fresh and nice. The area is remote but secure you can wake up for a 5 AM swim in the ocean. I fully enjoyed...More

Thank Rolland R
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Staying at Drifters was a good experience. Initially there was some issues regarding payment however this was sorted out after Tumaini contacted the booking agency. Drifters is definitely simple, which suits me fine. You will need a certain level of independence staying there.

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A fantastic place to stay: it´s a nice restaurant / bar with huts direct at the seafront and a few very pleasant small houses about 20m away of them in the second row; Tuma and her team, they make it a home for her guests;...More

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Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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US$17 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$17 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (27)
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"Simple beach bandas on the beach front are worth it for sure."
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"the huts don´t have an own bathroom but they are at the beach; in the small houses you get a bathroom for..."
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"If you like rustic, pick the a-framed kibanda on the beach...it's very basic, but there is nothing like..."
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