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39 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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This was a good place with an excellent location right on the beach. Good for families and couples, not so good for single travelers. One piece of advice is not to book trips directly through the hotel if you are a small group, because they are double or even triple what you can get if you shop around on the beach. The price does come down for large numbers but since they refuse to amalgamate with other tours and other groups it will always be expensive if you are less than 5 people.


Just returned from a 3 week trip to Zanzibar and spent our last 5 nights at Ndame. The food was superb and very reasonably priced and the beach front location was perfect. Most of all we enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere and we hope that we can return one day to enjoy it once again If you are thinking of staying on the east cast of Zanzibar then you will certainly not be disappointed with Ndame Beach Lodge


Fantastic breakfast and food, lovely location, clean rooms. Fantastic staff. Constant selling and male attention on the beach made it difficult for me, as a single female, to go walking on the beach in the evening. Didn't rate the snorkelling on offer as was put on a boat with a fisherman and not shown how to use equipment. May sound silly but I hadn't snorkelled before, and found it a bit difficult and scary over the very shallow water and sharp coral situation!

  • 12th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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