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Pongwe Beach Hotel

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Pongwe Beach, Pongwe, Tanzania
+255 748 336 181
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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach that this hotel is on is absolutely gorgeous--the best beach I've ever seen/been to on Zanzibar, and exactly what we were looking for out of our trip to Zanzibar. We stayed in the suite that has its own pool which was also quite nice, although the beach front rooms are probably great too. The hotel is nice--definitely not... More 

Thank sgloss487
Flanders, Belgium
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44 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel had a free shuttle to this hotel to use the beach. It's always relaxing to be here, not too many people, a nice beach, opportunity to get foods and drinks..

Thank Steph900
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The meals prepared were always fresh and filling. Various tastes came to life and every dish was enjoyable. From beef, chicken to octopus salad, all was fulfilling and delicious.

Thank Lionel D
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I don't think I'll ever stay anywhere else in Zanzibar! In short - Pongwe Beach Hotel was perfect. When we arrived, Cecilia was so warm and welcoming. She brought us through the lovely resort and answered any questions we had. Right from the moment we both met Cecilia, we instantly felt comfortable around her. Our room was bigger and more... More 

Thank Renata R
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

An excellent value resort with lovely fine white Sands. The water is warm and inviting, colour aqua marine. Surrounded with tree lined coconut palms. Highly recommended

Thank Dr. Nizam M
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Apart from everything being perfect at the place , the service and all stuff are doing great What i did enjoy the most was Swimming pool location where you get the access to enjoy amazing sea view

Thank Fednard S
Mississauga, Canada
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stephen and his dining staff (Saide 1 and 2) as well as all the others just made the experience wonderful. Oh and the food was great too!!

Thank Ann I
Shanghai, China
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stayed in Pongwe Beach Hotel and had meals there. Very dilicious food with decent price. I love the seafood beach dinner specially. Having dinner in a very romantic atmosphere made me feel so good. They offered us huge portion of seafood. We tried our best to finish but failed.^_^

Thank Deri Z
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this amazing resort for 4 nights. Everything was extraordinary. The staff was very gentle and nice with high level of service. The food was very good combined local and European. Very nice assortment of dishes and everything very tasty. The place is managed by Italians and maintained in ferfect conditions, every small detail is taken care. We... More 

Thank Shlomij
Dongguan, China
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241 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Ate our meals here while staying at the hotel and weren't disappointed. Adequate variety, some fresh seafood and some western favorites. We enjoyed bfasts, lunches and dinners. Service was friendly and we enjoyed perching at the bar.

Thank RoadWarrier99999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, African
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pongwe Beach, Pongwe, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Pongwe
  • Phone Number: +255 748 336 181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?