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Shooting Star Lodge

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Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This place is a jewel tucked on the north east coast of Zanzibar on a small cliff right on the sea with an amazing clean beach, friendly staff and great comfort in non pretentious fashion. I love that I can dine to great seafood with...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I’m just coming from working 2 weeks in Arusha and I was happy to have found this place after reading all the glowing reviews. Entrance is very welcoming as was the host and owner. I arrived at night and there seemed to be some difficulties...More

Thank roamingmama
Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 2 April 2018

Dear Madam thank you very much for your kind feedback. Best Regards The Management

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Nice hotel. You get your own little cottage overlooking the ocean and they'll book outings for you. Our snorkelling trip was a lot of fun and the barbecued lobster was amazing. The first lobster I've ever enjoyed in my life and I'm from New England....More

Thank AJ S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Shooting Star and Zanzibar gave us a memory for life. The staff, the excellent food, the location next to the beach and the well kept roomy bungalows - everything was just perfect!! It’s not a big luxury resort but a small family style well kept...More

Thank Mattias J
Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, Owner at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Mattias, Thank you for your wonderful review and we hope to welcome you again at Shooting Star Lodge, it was a big pleasure for us! Kindly Christine

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Now back home after spending 4 nights at the Shoot star,only wish it was a fortnight! ,we had travelled from Fumba lodge,so was already feeling chilled and relaxed.After being shown to our room,which was perfect,we spent the rest of our time in total paradise.The staff,food,surroundings...More

Thank jonSomerset_uk
Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, Owner at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 29 October 2017

Asante Sana for your wonderful review and hopefully see you again at Shooting Star Lodge. Kind regards Christine

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$155 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#5 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$155 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Stanley107
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Response from Amy T | Reviewed this property |
It's really relaxed - no dress code for dining, flip flops absolutely fine.
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Caroline G
1 June 2015|
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Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge | Property representative |
Yes, we provide you with beach towels in your room. And pool towels can be found at the pool.
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Cristina C
1 September 2014|
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Response from Sarah W | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you can also book through agoda Or just found their site shootingstar
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"Splurge for the ocean view, it's why you're there."
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"Ocean view room"
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"Rooms 1 & 2 are interconnecting but furthest from the bar and not with the best views of the ocean..."
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"The sea view cottage was worth it!"
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