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Pongwe Beach Hotel

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3 Star accommodation
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We had an very enjoyable stay at Pongwe Beach Hotel, it is a wonderful hotel with great service on an idyllic beach. Rooms The room quality was good, not very modern but well kept. We had a family room (FAM1) which could sleep 4- two...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 5 days and was spoilt from the first till the last minute by the beauty, the relaxed atmosphere, and the staff at this fantastic place. Lovely food on top, all was perfect. My husbond and I can highly recommand this place and we...More

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Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you very much for your comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us!! We would love to have you back with us again in the future! Warmest wishes from everyone here at Pongwe.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time at this beautiful resort. Julia and Natasha were amazing!! Team Pongwe thank you for an amazing time and we have memories that will last for a lifetime.This is definitely the best hotel experience I have had in Africa, this 3...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 12 days of heat and humidity on safari in the Ngorogoro Caldera, the Serengeti and the Selous Game Reserve all we wanted from Zanzibar was a place by the beach to veg and recharge our batteries. The PBH is all of that, plus fine...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After spending 2 nights in busy stone town our girls trip /mum birthday celebration culminated to 5 glorious days at this beautiful hotel . From the moment we arrived the team was friendly ,warm ,welcoming . We had a personalized welcome and were enchanted by...More

1  Thank AlanaChinhara
Response from PONGWEBEACH, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alana, thank you for the wonderful review. It's very pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and our staff took great care of you. We appreciate your compliments regarding our exceptional service. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to our...More

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Situated on what could perhaps be described as the best beach in Zanzibar, Pongwe Beach Hotel is a tranquil place where one can escape the hustle and bustle of modern day life. It is modestly sized, with 4 Sea View Suites, 13 traditional Beach Villas as well as 3 Garden Rooms and has an intimate, personal atmosphere. Set within a secluded bay on the east coast of Zanzibar, Pongwe Beach is a true paradise retreat.

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US$138 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandPongwe
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19 September 2018|
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Response from PONGWEBEACH | Property representative |
Hi ! Please note we do have fresh water at the hotel. For consumption we do provide bottled water in the rooms.
27 August 2018|
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Response from emmakel | Reviewed this property |
It’s all UK sockets out there so no adaptors required! Have a lovely time
Jessica C
29 December 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Good morning, The journey from Stone Town to Pongwe takes one hour (both routes take the same amount of time) and costs US$ 50 for the vehicle. Each vehicle can carry a maximum of 5 people plus luggage.
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"choose FAM1 for a nice terrace and view of the beach"
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"You are 29 steps from the beach in a garden room but sea view room is great"
03 Sep 2018
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"'Vals' is at the end of the hotel grounds, right by the sea and gets the morning sun. Sunrise..."
17 Aug 2018
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"get a beachfront room"
15 Jul 2018
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