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6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
Jambiani, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago

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Muriel G
Saskatoon
2 reviews
“Tourist”
Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Uzerivilla is located in a beautiful spot in Zanzibar. It is very private with a fabulous swimming pool and a great dining room experience. The beach is accessible right outside of the gorgeous tropical compound. My family was treated royalty by a dedicated staff. Rooms are very comfortable and clean albeit not air conditioned. It is a short walk to Paige beach where the wind surfers will entertain you. There are lots of good restaurants in the surrounding area - although there is little incentive to go out when Uzerivilla offers fine meals and great service. Loved it!

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Matt M
Los Angeles, California
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“An amazing & magical 3 days...”
Reviewed 31 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Had the chance to stay here with a group of friends and the worst part of our experience was having to leave. Fantastic setting and the house was outfitted to perfection. Ana Maria and the staff were attentive and took great care of us. The food was amazing & the chef cooked each meal to our request. Loved every minute of it and would recommend the Villa to anyone going to Zanzibar.

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Liked best: Location, Service & the food
Liked least: Gets a bit steamy. Also the food could have had a little more variety.
Travelling group: Friends
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RooneyRoo...
McLean, Virginia
2 reviews
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“Fantastic place to lodge in Zanzibar”
Reviewed 6 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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Definitely a beautiful place to stay and very clean and well maintained. The decor probably rivals many of the more expensive hotels. Very nice and cordial staff. There are many restaurants at walking distance. The villa has a cook that can make fantastic meals as well. These can be pricey compared to the restaurants around, but everything is made fresh on premise.

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Liked best: The decor and architecture of the villa
Liked least: The cost of meals/drinks
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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KelidImag...
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Truly A Dream on the Beach!”
Reviewed 29 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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My husband, (2 yr old) daughter and I stayed five nights at the Uzuri Villa. It was hands down the best place to spend our vacation in Zanzibar. The communication with Enrico and AnnaMarie was fawless. They were quick to respond and helpful with suggestions around the area. From the moment we arrived AnnaMarie and the staff were very attentive to our needs. Traveling with our young daughter can sometimes be hard work but the staff helped with anything and everything our little one needed. The facilities are just stunning and that POOL, just amazing. The pictures are exactly what you will see when you arrive. The rooms were spacious and lots of outdoor lounge areas. The rooms do not have a/c but the fan and open screened windows help to cool it down. We were just steps away from the beach and the view of sunrise in the morning is priceless. One thing to note is the tide is based on the moon, so just know the tide goes out very far. But when the tide is in, it is a beautiful beach. The villa is in a quiet area between two fishing villages so you have lots of privacy. A lot of the time we felt like it was our own beach house! I don't want to forget to mention the food...the chef is very talented. Homemade pasta, breads, cakes and fresh squeezed passion fruit juice every morning. Yum! As you can see our time at Uzuri Villa was perfect and will return next time we are in Zanzibar!

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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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Cynthia R
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Fantastic location, wonderful villa, superb service”
Reviewed 27 June 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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My friends and I stayed at Uzuri and a neighbouring villa over New Year 2014. We were a large group of good friends reuniting from a ton of different parts of the world all arriving and leaving at slightly different times. We were boisterous, independent, often disorganised and good humoured all wanting to enjoy our time together as well as do our own thing. We met up with local friends and between the large number of adults we also managed a couple of toddlers, a preteen and a couple of teenagers. I think a proper test for any villa!

Uzuri and all her staff were superb! They organised everything for their guests - taxis, trips, excellent food, kept the bar stocked and generally pandered to our every demand. The chef is fantastic. He produced beautiful meals made from absolutely fresh ingredients time after time. He prepared an amazing meal from the fish we caught ourselves (whoppers!). The villa staff were always good humoured, provided great service and kept the place spotless. Anna Maria was amazing - she kept tabs on all of us, constantly thought ahead, constantly thought about our wishes and worried about us - again all with wonderful good humour!

Uzuri villa itself is beautiful. Great design, delicious swimming pool, great open veranda and the garden steps straight out into the endless stretch of white sand and azure sea that is Jambiani - seaweed farming and all. When we managed to prise ourselves away from Uzuri New Year's Eve saw us at the dhow race which was as always awesome! Stonetown is a perfect 45 minutes away with its atmospheric buildings amazing history and plethora of restaurants.

Uzuri - a heartfelt thank you! We had a wonderful time and you played a huge part in a definite top holiday!

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