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Vejle, Denmark
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were welcomed by a friendly staff who were more than ready to provide us with whatever we needed. The beach is amazing and private - the tide is fascinating and changes the beach from big waves to low water were you can discover and snorkle. The water is not totally clean - we were swimming in a bit seaweed...

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Kichanga, Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dorthe! thank you for such a nice review, Kichanga Staff really appreciate it we hope you make it back again soon, it was great to be with you here at Kichanga Lodge and see you soon,,,, George!

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Spent a week at this lovely place. Cute African style bungalows with comfy beds and nice porches. The 'dressing room' for all your stuff was a really nice feature. Great breakfast buffet and tasty food - the Chicken Curry is superb! Most of the time we were alone on the wide white beach, so it´s a quite place. There are...

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Maria i hope you're doing fine! thank you so much for such a wonderful review Kichanga staff really appreciated it, and thank you again for staying with us, we hope to see you again back soon, Kindly Regards George,

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My fiancé and I stayed at Kichanga for three nights in September. Everything was great: all the staff were so friendly and helpful (George was an amazing host); the accommodation was super - clean, comfy and spacious; the food was fresh and tasty - the cold juices on the beaches in the morning were such a treat; the beach is...

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laskarina thank you so much for such a nice review my dear... Kichanga staff really appreciated it we hope you come back again soon,,, kindly George,

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

What an absolutely stunning location! We practically had a white sandy beach and bar to ourselves most days: it felt a bit like a desert island! There was a real personal touch at Kichanga Lodge which we definitely appreciated. The staff were chatty and warm - and it didn’t feel like an act like it can do in other places....

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

dear GlynFromWales thank you so much for such a great review Kichanga Staff appreciate it ,, we hope to see back again soon kindly George

Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The staff was friendly and helpful. We had a wonderful time, they made us feel like royalty. It was hard to leave paradise. Our rooms were clean both morning and evening. Food was different than typical American fare and we loved it!. everything about The Kichanga lodge was beyond our expectations.

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Simons! we really appreciate a such nice Review from you thank you very much, all kichanga Staff hope to see you back again soon... Kindly George

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place with a stunning beach. We stayed in the larger hut with an upstairs and it was rather rustic... Windy at night so the curtains were flapping constantly (no glass in windows). It sort-of reminded me of a haunted house. Bathroom was ok but in need of an update. The food was good but my husband thought it was...

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ME…. Thank you very much for your review. Kichanga Lodge is different, exists naturally but this is why it is considered a real authentic African Lodge place on a beautiful beach and into the nature. I do hope you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back soon All the best Kindly regards George

Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a very nice stay with pleasant staff , waiters and very cood cooks. Compliments therefor. The location with a nice beach with palmtrees for the shade and good beds was very good. Also the solution alter a complaint was very pleasant.

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

dear Prins thank you very much for such a great review and thank you for choosing Kichanga Lodge for part of your Holiday , Kichanga Staff rally appreciate it, we hope to see you back again soon, George,

Amsterdam
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Kichanga Lodge is a perfect place on Zanzibar. We had a very pleasant stay in a seaview house with two seperate balconies and doors, perfect for us (family with grown up children). We enjoyed the service of the attentive staff, always there to give you extra advice on visits to Stonetown and snorkling excursions. To see the sunrise in the...

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gilberto Thank you so much for such a nice review, Kichanga staff really appreciated it, and thank you for choosing Kichanga Logde as part of your holiday we hope to see you back again soon, kindly George,

Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We are very satisfied with our stay at Kichanga Lodge. Very attractive location, picturesque facility, really perfect food (especially seafood), friendly and helpful personnel. Bungalows are spacious, arranged in primitive style, but very convenient. We are the erderly couple but experienced travellers and therefore we would like to draw attention of those like we to avoid rooms No. 1 &...

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andrzejl thank you so much for such a nice review, Kichanga staff really appreciate it... hope to see you back again soon, and in room number 1 & 2 we have worked on having different window to reduce wind enters but not always windy ,, thank you very much , kindly regards George,

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to spend a week in this amazing place. The setting, accommodation, food and beach were all unbelievable. On top of this the staff were fantastic, extremely attentive, especially in ensuring my wife who is gluten free / celiac was able to enjoy the delicious food served every day. Thanks to George and his team in making this...

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Kichanga, Guest Relations Manager at Kichanga Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dan many thanks for such a nice review, Kichanga Staff appreciated it, and Thank you for choosing Kichanga Logde we wish to see you back again soon, George

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A little resort with a private beach and beautiful charming cottages, surrounded by a luxuriant tropical garden. In perfect harmony with the natural environment, Kichanga Lodge is an unforgettable place for those who love nature and romantic atmospheres......... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kichanga Lodge

Address: Michamvi 2424, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Michamvi
Price Range: $189 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kichanga Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Kichanga Hotel Michamvi
Kichanga Hotel Zanzibar
Kichanga Resort Zanzibar
Kichanga Lodge Michamvi, Zanzibar Island
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“Choose a room with ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles Virginie_Xtof, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms fronting the sea have great views but can be windy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 723MariaB, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea facing is lovely for when you're relaxing on the veranda on the swing.”
 of 5 bubbles LaskarinaY, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. Seaside rooms complete the picture: you are here because of the sea”
 of 5 bubbles GilbertoAmsterdam, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms could offer twin beds and blankets”
 of 5 bubbles karenhY3629QE, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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