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Sagando Hostel Reviews

Michamvi Kae, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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90%

Rating
43 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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97%

Great place, the beach is amazing, exactly what you would expect from Zanzibar. Although the place is cheap, food, drinks and activities are a bit overpriced for hostel standards. A taxi ride from Stone Town should not be more than 40'000 shillings.


97%

We loved everything over there! Sagando was excellent, we were just a little worried about when a few local guys moved in there with their own tent. It made it look a bit dodgy. Overall, Sagando was absolutely fantastic, clean, hot water and working toilet. It was definitely value for the money and genuinely we recommend it to any travellers in all age groups. Beautiful, detailed deco and great entertainment! We will go back! Warren and Terella

  • 14th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


94%

Staying at Sagando Hostel was a wonderful experience-full of delicious food, happy people, + good vibes. The environment is relaxing, the staff members are friendly, and the accommodations are well-kept. The hammocks are nice to lounge around in during the day and the hostel is a short walk from the ocean. When one of my friends and I became sick from dehydration, the employees prepared us a traditional tea remedy made from a root they dug up specifically for us...AWESOME customer service :)

  • 11th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

I could not have chosen a better hostel than Sagando. Perfect location,great staff and amazing atmosphere. I felt really welcome and enjoyed every day of my stay. One of the guys showed me around the area and we visited the mangroves and the cave on the other side of the island.There waren't many people on holiday in november so I usually had the whole beach to myself. I really felt like being in heaven. The beaches are insanely white and the water is as blue and clear as it can get. Recomended!

  • 3rd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

I cannot say enough about this place, we were welcomed after a hot bus ride with a cool glass of fruit juice and a smile. The accommodation and facilities are amazing, the food is out of this world. 5 mins from the most perfect beach ever. Special thanks goes to the staff for taking us to the bus stop as it started raining when we were leaving. I will definitely be back as this place has become one of my favourite places to stay, thank you for everything Sagando, Jah Bless!

  • 25th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

The place to be for a good price and end of a great backpacking journey coming from cape town this was paradise


80%

We had a good time at Sagando. We really liked the rooms. Staff were very helpful. We had a problem with a scooter we hired in Stone Town and they were helpful in sorting it out.

  • 17th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

Great location, good food and friendly staff. If you're interested in quiet, beautiful beaches and the east coast's only sunsets, Sagando has got to be the best bang for your buck. But it is not without issue. We shared our room (#6) with a lively rat that made sounds all night, climbed all over our shelves, ate our food and left droppings all over one corner. Also, there is no furniture, and the bathroom is simply a toilet behind a partial wall, so if you're a couple, bring headphones...

  • 3rd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Cool little place with nice staff and great rates for couples. We had our own bungalow for a great price plus the food here was delicious.




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