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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the place to come if you want to chill on the beach, eat lovely food while looking out on the beach, sleep while listening to the waves... and meet lots of lovely people while doing all of the above! We stayed three nights with Zlatko, Ifan and the lovely people at Twisted Palms just before Christmas, and we...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We were at that restaurant and the meal was coming very fast but the burger bread was only a toast and the beef peppers steak was very salty! The salad and fresh juices tasted very good and the tempura prawns were very less for that price. I asked for the grilled fish and that is only three skewer's... For 15000...

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

we are currently staying here what a piece of heaven the ocean front bungalows are amazing everything is kept to the highest standard rooms cleaned daily fresh towels everyday the restaurant is just great serving fresh food with a varied menu the guy David who runs it is so helpful and can't do enough to make your stay relaxing we...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This has been my 3rd visit to Twisted Palms in Zanzibar; and the best one of the 3. The new owner, Zlatko has done wonders with the place and is a most personable host. Twisted Palm has always been very special for me; after traveling 19 different countries on the African continent, I always consider this fishing village, Bweju, to...

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Gulu, Uganda
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stayed over here during the holiday season. The staff is lovely-- extremely friendly, professional, and accommodation. The restaurant sits on stilts that runs out on the beach. It has fantastic views and is an incredible place to wake up to eat breakfast to or have a dinner at. The ambiance in the restaurant at night is great. We stayed...

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Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We booked Twisted palms for our 6 day relaxing stay in Zanzibar after climbing Kilimanjaro and were not disappointed. If you are looking for All inclusive, 5* luxury, air-conditioned, crowded resort – this is not for you. However we found this to be luxurious for our needs with quiet surroundings, deserted beaches for long walks. We had a fairly large...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We spent there 5 days, and were very satisfied with the accomodation, food and staff. The Owner Zladko is a very helpfull guy and does his best for his guests when and if needed. The place is also not far from the village Bewjuu where you can go to Mambasa store.. in this store you can get whatever you need...

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David301624, General Manager at Twisted Palms Lodge & Restaurant, responded to this review

Our dear guests! Thank you for your kind review! It gives us good guidance for the future and it is so nice to know our effort our guests to be happy and have relaxing stay with us are on right track. Hope to see you again, best wishes from all Twisted Palms staff!

Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I spent 3 nights/4 days at Twisted Palms in October this year. I had read reviews in the Lonely Planet book previously and had the place in mind for a while when booking my trip to Zanzibar. In the weeks leading up to making my bookings I had struggled to get their website to work in order to find out...

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David301624, General Manager at Twisted Palms Lodge & Restaurant, responded to this review

Our dear bumblbee/ Fiona, Thank you so much for your review, it is nice to hear from our guests they had enjoy staying with us and are happy with our hospitality. It is just the way we are, we love to meet people and to have more friendly than professional approach. We can see we are doing good this way...

Erlangen, Germany
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We only decided in the taxi on our way to Bwejuu that we would try Twisted Palms and did not regret it. From arrival to departure everybody was really nice, kind and helpful. The new owner together with his very kind and skilled team made the last days of our holiday in Tanzania/Zanzibar perfect. The beachfront lodges were very clean,...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We stayed 3 nights in Twisted Palms - and we loved it! Between all the major resorts and people trying to make a buck of the tourist, we really enjoyed finding this place, with beautifully decorated bungalows, great friendly english-speaking staff, a cosy restaurant with beautiful view and great food. This place just felt homely and friendly and relaxing! We...

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David301624, Manager at Twisted Palms Lodge & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Cille, Thank you for your excellent rewiew of Twisted Palms! We are happy that our efforts to make our guests staying joyful are recognized. Hope we will see you again in Twisted Palms, Asante sana!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Leave at home all things superfluous as at Twisted Palms you will find all you need to spend the holiday: the long beach of white sand for endless walks; a hot shower to cuddle yourself after a swim in the ocean. Also a meal that merges Zanzibar's materials with professional Italian-style service awaits on our stilt house beachside restaurant Find just one good reason not to catch up with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Twisted Palms Lodge & Restaurant

Address: Bwejuu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Price Range: $56 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Twisted Palms Lodge & Restaurant 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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