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Travelling along the Rift Valley: Azanzi

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  • azanzi 4/50 Reception
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  • azanzi 50/50 View of the makuti hosting the common areas

Azanzi Beach Hotel is situated in Matemwe Kigomani along the northeast coast of Zanzibar.

Although it had touristically developed, this stretch of coast has also maintained a very authentic atmosphere. Likewise much of the east coast it is tidal but tides effect here is not so pronounced and even at low tide water does not retreat far away.
During high tide the sea engulf almost completely the stretch of beach in front of the hotel arriving just a few meters away from sunbeds and umbrellas lined up along the hedge that separates the beach from common areas. In the sea, given the presence of sea-urchins it is necessary to wear sea-shoes [these are provided by the hotel itself].

Azanzi Beach Hotel consists of 35 bedrooms divided into standards which are located atop the reception, standard villas, deluxe villas and luxury suites all scattered along a central narrow garden leading to the seaside. Among all only four luxury suites offer a direct but distant seaview. Luxury villas differ from standard villas for featuring a jacuzzi; luxury suites are the only ones that can accommodate up to four people [2 adults and 2 children but not 4 adults] some of them are interconnecting. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, safe, mini-bar, ceiling fans. The pricing policy for children is particularly interesting.

The hotel is complemented by a large seafront makuti hosting the bar, the restaurant, the lounge and the swimming-pool.
WiFi is available in the common areas.

The facility aim at an upper-mid clientele with comfy, spacious, well-appointed rooms unfortunately too close and quite
piled-up on top of each other. The final outcome would have certainly been much more interesting and adding up had they built half of the rooms. If you are not keen divers you might prefer a facility such as the high-rated Breezes Beach Club.

The proximity to the coral reef has turned this part of the island into one of the most popular destinations for divers and snorkellers. These activities can be arranged with One Ocean the diving centre of the neighboring Matemwe Beach Village.

INDICATIVE RATES 2015 per night per person in double
Luxury Suite
& Standard Villa
Deluxe Villa
FROM 01/05 TO 30/06
usd 105
usd 131
usd 160
FROM 05/01 TO 30/04
FROM 01/07 TO 14/12
usd 146
usd 175
usd 204
FROM 15/12 TO 04/01
usd 185
usd 214
usd 242
Children 2 - 11: free if sharing with 2 adults; when sharing with one adult the second child pays 50% of the adult rate.

Third bed: 80% of the adult rate, only possible in luxury suite and deluxe villa.

All-inclusive supplement: on request
Stay 7 pay 5: from 01/05 to 30/06
Stay 7 pay 6 from 05/01 to 30/04 and from 01/07 to 14/12
Rates include: HB basis exclusive of beverages.

Rates do not include: transfers between airport and lodge and usd 3.5 pppn relative to green tax and TDL
Location: 8
Beach: 6
Staff: 8
Activites: 8
Architecture: 6
Food: 8
Cleanliness: 8
Value: 7