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Free Parking
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Beachfront
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Cool Runnings is a small but very well run Guesthouse with a good restaurant and brilliant owners. Detail to personal attention, great hospitality and time taken to host, inform and accompany guests on trips of interest all over Zanzibar. A perfect place to RELAX and...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We've been up and down the east coast of Zanzibar. From Kizumkazi to Mtemwere, we even tried living on the west in Chuini while being here on the Island. No place, no place was as complete as the experience we got at Cool Runnings. If...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Taking up 2 of the 3 rooms (and the other one empty) meant that we had, in effect, our own private hideaway. Food, drink, staff and rooms all excellent. And the position, right on the water's edge on the quieter part of the beach, is...More

Thank steve b
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I would recommend staying at Cool runnings. Such a nice relaxed vibe. Amazing views from the restaurant from your very comfortable bed. Frank is always up for a chat and makes you feel at home. We organised a dophin trip through the hotel which turned...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

I just returned from spending a glorious time staying at the perfect small B+B right on the sea. One could walk right out from their bedroom into the ocean. The upper deck/restaurant/ all around hangout spot had a spectacular view of the sea. I was...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$61 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$61 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Lynn A
23 July 2015|
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Response from Frank T | Property representative |
Hi Lynn, !7th - 22nd September is still possible. You have to change your booking with Booking. a.s.a.p. Regards, Anna Shija Cool Runnings
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Lynn A
19 July 2015|
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Response from Frank T | Property representative |
Dear Lynn, We can guarantee peace and quiet. All 3 of our rooms are private with a private bathroom. Swimming is possible right in front of the house, but only during the hours before and after high tide (twice per 24... More
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"All three rooms are quiet except for bird noise; no traffic atll"
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"Good beds, aico and ven. Nice decorated."
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"There's one family room and two rooms for couples, which are similar."
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"talk to them early in the day or the day before and order your choice of seafood"
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