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    Shooting Star Lodge

    P. O. Box 3076, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    Traveller (235)
    Pool & Beach (57)
    Room & Suite (52)
    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good25%
    • Average6%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “infinity pool” (42 reviews)
    “beach bar” (26 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    27 Aug.28 Aug.
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 215 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    We had both our wedding here and just got back from celebrating our 10th anniversary at Shooting Star. For the past 10 years we have been raving about our magical wedding at this beautiful oasis in Zanzibar and, of course, had to return to celebrate...More

    Thank mwendwa2433
    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    We stayed at the Shooting Star Lodge over Christmas 2016 and it was simply Great. The Location is marvellous, build on a cliff with a fantastic view over the bay. Relaxing in the Swimming Pool on top of the cliff gives you a true Feeling...More

    1  Thank JaninaseMUC
    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    Accommodation is ok, staff is very friendly. But in Zanzibar head north for the nice sandy beaches. Here all you'll have in low tide is a great rocky reef stretching 300m until you get to the sea. We ended up taking a costly taxi drive...More

    Thank Fabio C
    Response from Christine S, Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 12 April 2017

    Dear Fabio, we are very happy that you did enjoy your stay with us. Regarding your comment to Kiwengwa - Beach, the appearing and disappearing of the sand is a natural fenomena witch happens every year. Before raining season the sea moves the sand away...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 3 nights after arriving in Zanzibar via Dar and Istanbul. We wanted to rest up before a safari and we weren't disappointed. Friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere, nice pool, and good food. Downside for some people will be the ability to swim in...More

    Thank brendan a
    Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

    A bunch of us attended a wedding here early March, and although the weather was quite warm the resort made up for it. The wedding was on the beach and was arranged by the hotel. It was amazing. The arrangements , service, food , drinks...More

    1  Thank Umnada
    Melia Zanzibar
    1,560 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Kiwengwa
     
    Next Paradise Boutique Resort
    552 reviews
    #1 of 6 hotels in Pwani Mchangani
     
    Dream of Zanzibar
    1,576 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Mahonda
     
    Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa
    833 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Kiwengwa
     
    About
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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
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 141 - USD 397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Kiwengwa
    • Also Known As
    • Shooting Star Hotel Zanzibar ,
    • Shooting Star Lodge Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
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    Traveller (235)
    Pool & Beach (57)
    Room & Suite (52)
    Dining (16)
    Hotel & Grounds (136)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
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    4.51 km away
     
    Dream of Zanzibar
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    2.99 km away
     
    Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa
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    1.62 km away
     
    Melia Zanzibar
    1,560 reviews
    1.18 km away
     
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Stanley107
    2 August 2015|
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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
    2 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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