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93%

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55 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 98%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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94%

The place is just lovely you can't get more for the price that you pay, the rooms are with floor of sand which I found that it is lovely. The staff is just amazing, Beds are changed everyday and toilets always clean Very good !!!!!! I will really recommend

  • 30th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

I always have a wonderful time at Teddy's :) The staff and the guests are both fantastic and you can't beat the location. I like the new work done on the bathrooms too, it is much nicer. I hope the prices for the dorms come down a bit, though.


94%

Best Place i could have taken. Chilling place to stay with the best teddys mates and so close to kite surfers paradise. meeting new ppl - absolutely no problem. Need any help for sighseeing tours, taxi, getting some food, or recovering after being sick --> they know how to do it! Hakuna Matata and Cheers

  • 14th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Just amazing! We originally would have stayed here only 3 nights, but in the end we decided to stay for 6. Best decision ever. The staff is doing an excellent job, the food is +really good! The atmosphere here was awesome, it is a genuine backpackers hostel where you can meet people form all over the world, and if you put some effort into it, you will never have to lunch or dine alone. Moreover, Paje is THE place to be in Zanzibar: a lot of good restaurants, parties every night ,..


91%

Very friendly staff and a fantastic relaxed atmosphere. Everyting is very clean except fo r the male urinoir, the floor needs to be cleaned every day for the smell is very bad. Very nice rooms to stay, very good breakfast, helpfull staff and the best beach of Zanzibar. Even when coming home at 2 AM it was possible to re-open the bar 😜😜! Coolest place and price for a great stay!

  • 10th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

AMAZING!!!!!!! no need to describe it with other words


89%

Very nice! Would recommend it to anyone! Only thing missing are private lockers...


89%

Great place to stay! Having the sand under your toes also in your dorm feels fantastic. Cuisine is solid, breakfast is nice!

  • 6th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Really enjoyed my stay here. The place was clean and the staff were brilliant. Wouldn't hesitate recommending it to anyone!


100%

I have travelled quite a lot and this is one of the best hostels I have stayed in. The guys who work here are all great, helpful and fun to hang out with! The food was nice, the drinks are cheap and the hammocks are lovely. I would not stay anywhere else if I ever go back to Paje ! An absolute paradice !


97%

i highly recommend this place, i truly think it is the best place in Paje.


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89%

A fun, relaxed place to stay. I liked chilling in their hammocks and the proximity to the beach. They have fun weekly activities like BBQs (very delicious) and yoga. They were very helpful in organizing a spice tour. They also make a great mojito at the bar. I didn't mind the sand floors as much as I thought I would. Check in is at the bar, which was a little confusing at first. The only problem I had was that loud music was played until late at night, which was not conducive to sleeping.


83%

The location at New Teddys was amazing. There were no wifi at Teddys, however that was a positive thing. New Teddys had an amzing atmospher and is a perfect place for solo travelers to stay. The onlything negative about New Teddys is the manager. She really need to work on her costumer service skills!!! the rest of the staff was amazing!


86%

Some of the staff were pretty incompetent with simple kitchen orders (


97%

New teddys is a great place, the beach is fantastic, the staff is awesome and very friendly and kind, food is ok, if you don't care about a sand floor in your room, you'll be perfectly fine, the staff and managers are always willing to help you. Definitely i recommend this hostel.

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Thank you so much for the great Review and we hope to have you back soon. You became part of the Teddys family. Karibu tena

94%

New Teddy's is an absolutely beautiful place to stay. The staff is eager to help you with anything, including helping to find excursions and other places to stay. I would have stayed here longer if time had allowed it. The bathrooms were fairly clean, the dorm room was a great size with plenty of places to put your belongings, and the atmosphere was incredible. Lots of hammocks! I highly recommend staying at New Teddy's.

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Thank you for the lovely review. We are happy that you had a good time here and hope to see you back one day.

94%

New Teddy's Place is a backpacker gem. That's all. One of the best locations on Zanzibar, right on a marvelous beach. Great laid-back atmosphere and great local staff.


91%

There is no internet access in new teddy's place. When you ask for internet access to the staff, they tell you to go paje by night location to get the internet.


74%

The variaty of food could be bigger. If you don't eat sea food there are only few menues to order. My bed had bedbugs. It would be good to clean the bed better. But the atmosphere was great!!! Funny staff:-)

  • 20th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

hostel was great. the floor was sand. the beach was amazing and close. staff friendly. also if you ceom from or go to stone town, GET A DALA DALA (local bus). its super cheap and fun... and not much difference in time ($2 vs $40 or more)


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