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James's Guesthouse

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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible35%
12 Feb 2017
“Don't you ever bother to come here”
2 Oct 2016
“Budget accommodation in Nungwi”
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The WORST hostel / guesthouse I have been in my whole life. And I may say that I've been to a lot of them. First: they didn't know that we we have booked. People looked at us as if we came from another world. The...More

Thank Jørge R
Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you´re looking for a budget accommodation in Nungwi, James Guesthouse is a good option. It´s located about 2-3 minutes walk to the beach, close to good restaurants and diving schools. The guesthouse has private rooms (ensuite) and also dorms, and all of them have...More

Thank CarolMoreno
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Clean basic cheap place to stay in tourist hub where everything else is over priced. Good breakfast, extremely helpful staff who personally walked us to Turtle natural reservation and dhow building. Fire was lit in the evening, nothing was too much trouble. Snoring trip arranged...More

Thank kay G
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We booked the room 3 weeks in advance, sent the payment, passport scan and even credit card details. When we arrived "receptionist" said they are fully booked! He didn't even apologise, didn't help us and just left with backpacks day before NY Eve without any...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2015

I stayed at jame's in December last yr during a 4 days trip to Zanzibar. Hardly 5 mins walk from the beach, it is a reasonable place to stay if you are on tight budget. Jame's is a good fellow who used to make breakfast...More

Thank Adil K
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USD 30 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"do not book any rooms in James Guesthouse"
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"Go with a double or single room. Group rome aren't looked after so much as the aren't money makers."
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"This is a general tip for Nungwi, prices are mostly in US dollars. Make sure you have a reasonable exchange..."
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"Make sure you agree a specific rate when you check in (preferably when the manager is not stoned)"
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