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Promised Land Lodge Reviews

P.O.Box 2725, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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72 Total Reviews
  • 100%Value For Money
  • 100%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 100%Facilities

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My friend and I stayed at Promised Land for a couple days in January and we couldn't have been happier. The staff and the laid back atmosphere made this place pretty much a home away from home, and we decided to cut our trip up the east coast short, just to come back to Promised Land. Great food and bar, spectacular view of the ocean from a somewhat 'elevated beach' on a small cliff, and cozy rooms (some of them with really cool private, yet outdoor bathrooms). We'll be back!

  • 2nd Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • All Female Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Gorgeous place, good food and bar, excellent value. Nice staff and fun times around the campfire at night. Better for lounging (hammocks and lounge chairs everywhere!) than for swimming, as the water is only inviting at high tide. Location is remote, not a spot to use as a base for exploring the island, more somewhere to park yourself on the beach with a cocktail in your hand for a few days. My only complaint is they were difficult to reach by email to confirm/arrange pickup.

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