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Geel, Belgium
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great place when you love silence, lovely beach, good food, friendly staff, clean and spacious rooms,....a real hideaway when you want to escape your busy and stressful life. We went for 9 days, and even in this short time, it was just wat we needed. True, sometimes wifi didn't work that good, but be real, you don't go to this... More 

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Thank Degrotekievit
Dhow2013, Guest Relations Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear Degrotekievit, It was a pleasure having you as our guest in Dhow Inn and we are thankful for your feedback. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back for another getaway in the near future! More 

Rochester, Kent, UK
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Nice little hotel but wi-fi is very intermittant, hence problems on check out. We heard other people complaining and started trying to pay our bill by card at 11 a.m. prior to our next morning 3 a,m checkout. Unfortunately card machines do not connect successfully and at 3 a.m. we were practically held to ransom - in effect our taxi... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Paje Beach is undoubtfully an amazing place to go, by far one of the best beaches I have been to, specially due to its white sand and cristal clear waters... it is also amazing how the tide works. 100% recomended for kitesurfers! The hotel was average: Airconditionar isnt really that cold; wifi is almost non existant; terrible towels; its not... More 

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Thank Caro C
Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear Caro C, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Despite the inconveniences we hope to welcome you back any time soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Dhow Inn is a great little hotel set just a short 1min walk back from the glorious Paje beach. Hotel has been recently renovated and is in great condition, it's immaculately clean throughout and the all white decor gives a very crisp and fresh feel. We were greeted on arrival with a delicious welcome drink and promptly shown to our... More 

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Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear LouiseD883, It was a pleasure to have had you as a guest of the Dhow Inn and we are thankful for your feedback. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back for another getaway in the near future! More 

Haifa, Israel
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

the tap water in the rooms are salty ! there is no way to regulate water pressure and temperature in the shower ! its a problem they are dealing with for few month. you get way less then you are paying for. food portions are very measured and you pay extra if you want a little more. we checked out... More 

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2 Thank davtrip161
Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on this site. We take all opinions and comments to the heart as they help us improve our services and product. As we discussed, we had some problems the last few weeks on the delivery of the filters cartridge (also called membranes) for our PR machine that allow us to... More 

Madrid, Spain
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I would recommend DI for those seeking some quietness by the ocean. The hotel is not right on the beach (no ocean views from any of the rooms), its actually about 50 mts from the main building (dining area, bar and some facilities). The acess to the beach is trough a narrow sandy pathway. The hotel is nicely appointed and... More 

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Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rumbaoriente, Thank you so much for your feedback and recommending us! We hope to welcome you again in the near future! More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

I've searched in Zanzibar for an idyllic beach resort and came across several but had to narrow down to one, of course. After comparing the reviews, checking the guests and hotel photos, and verifying the surroundings on google earth, we decided for the Dhow Inn, and gladly we did, because, although it's not top luxury, its a very well maintained,... More 

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3 Thank NunoCaldeiraOliveira
Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear NunoCaldeiraOliveira, We are very glad to hear that you had a wonderful time at the Dhow Inn. We hope to welcome you again in the near future! More 

Herzlia, Israel
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

A small group of us stayed at Dhow Inn for 7 nights. The location of the hotel, very close to the beach and the lagoon, is great, especially if you are into kitesurfing. The rooms and the hotel facilities are nice and clean and you feel secured at all times. The staff is friendly and helpful though slow at times... More 

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Thank Moshe M
Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear Moshe M, We are grateful that you enjoyed your vacation overall. We strive for high standards of quality and service at all times, and we do apologize that we were not able to solve the problem of the showers during your stay. We do hope you would allow us an opportunity to welcome you again during a future stay... More 

Boston
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We were expecting a peaceful getaway on white beaches. What greeted us as we pulled into the car park of Dhow Inn was music blaring from the neighbouring bar. We were told that it would end at 6pm, which it did, but it resumed again the following morning. We were also a bit disappointed that in order to get to... More 

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Thank IAhmedBoston
Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear IAhmedBoston, We are sorry to hear that you felt disappointed by some aspects of your experience. Your feedback is highly appreciated, and we hope that we can welcome you in the near future for a better stay with us! More 

Holte
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We were greeted by the friendly reception personel and shown our lodgings. The resort has recently been refurbished and the layout of the two adjacent rooms for our family of four were clean and beautifully furbished. Our units were in a small cul de sac with its own pool surrounded by a well cared for green tropical garden. Breakfast and... More 

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Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kirk, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed a wonderful holiday while staying with us. We would sincerely love to welcome you back for another amazing vacation anytime! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at a 1-minute-walk from the Zanzibar's hotspot beach of Paje,Dhow Inn (4*)provides the perfect scenario for a chilled stay in one of our 28 new, comfortable and full equipped rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dhow Inn

Address: Paje Beach, Paje, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $207 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dhow Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Paje Dhow Hotel Paje
Dhow Inn Paje, Zanzibar Island
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms have nice view to the pools. There is no ocean view, but you won't be missing it.”
 of 5 bubbles 589minag, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Remember to always keep the door closed otherwise you will get too many mosquitos...don't worry each room has conditioned air :)”
 of 5 bubbles Lauclaus, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I wouldn't take a room near the reception. Take a room set around the pools.”
 of 5 bubbles Degrotekievit, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are grouped in blocks of 12 around individual pools, apart from a few which lead from reception area so make sure you don't pick those”
 of 5 bubbles Elainerowley, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“ask if the water problem is fixed .”
 of 5 bubbles davtrip161, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
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