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Pongwe Bay Resort

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Room & Suite (43)
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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See why so many travellers make Pongwe Bay Resort their hotel of choice when visiting Pongwe. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a romantic setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. Pongwe Bay Resort is a romantic hotel offering air conditioning in the rooms. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and a poolside bar, which have made this a popular choice among travelers visiting Pongwe. While in Pongwe be sure to experience nearby Italian restaurants such as The Island - Pongwe Lodge Restaurant. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Pongwe Bay Resort as you experience all of the things Pongwe has to offer.
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Property amenities
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Mid-range
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Kisauni Airport28 km
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great resort. Nice big comfortable rooms. Great staff. Nice pool and lovely beach access . The food let it down in my opinion. But it could have been a lot worse. Quite expensive for the end product. Howvwer to be expected when...More

Thank RbJenkins
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I stay around 200 nights per year in hotels but this one is one of if not THE cleanest during the stay. It got thoroughly cleaned all 4 morning during my 4 nights stay with a group. The personable was friendly and accommodating, making it...More

Thank Matilda F
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Not much more to add, just be aware that pongwe bay it is a calm place, perfect for relaxing. The staff is very friendly, food is good, and the rooms are very nice and clean. We enjoyed it a lot and regret that we didnt...More

Thank DavidM23735
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Hakuna Matata, meaning no worries - the philosophy on Zanzibar - an inclusive and harmonious people and place to stay. Why can't other countries just be like this? Everything at the hotel was perfect, although you might read some reviews on Booking.com or other sites...More

Thank davidmA6362QX
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Nearly a 5 for me. Spent 6 days there in July. The staff were very friendly but the stand out staff were the cleaners (never said this before)... they used to pick flowers every day and place them on your bed - nice touch. The...More

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pedr0mfg0mes
11 October 2017|
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Response from uncieray | Reviewed this property |
Hello When we were there (in July) the beach was not swimmable at all. There was a lot of seaweed and most of it (except near the hotel area) was not cleaned up so it started to smell a bit funny. As a result of the... More
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Nathan M
17 September 2017|
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Response from Claire F | Reviewed this property |
The beach is truly fabulous with beautiful soft white sand. There are the odd bits of trash washed up on the beach, but seriously no beach is exempt from that (due to us litterbugs all around the world). The tides go out... More
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"One of the huts (4 rooms)"
HexiH
4 Aug. 2018
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"They are all excellent"
X4175GAsimonb
17 Jul. 2018
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"The rooms are very comfortable, our room had one king size bed and one individual size, both beds have..."
gerard0j0ser
28 Mar. 2018
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"You are seated at the same table every night - so choose a good one. Order a house near the pool area and..."
NL33
30 Mar. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 91 - USD 258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandPongwe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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