Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa

P.O. Box 71 Zanzibar (Tanzania) - Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania
+255 777 413 647

AED 316+

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Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
Based on 122 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.5
  • 7.9
  • 2.8

Good to know

  • Good furniture
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Clean hotel facilities


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    Located on the unspoilt East Coast of Zanzibar, the hotel is approximately 65 km from Zanzibar town and airport. The holiday village was built in 1995. Guests are welcomed at the complex, which has a total of 89 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Wireless internet access (for a fee) is available to guests in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. The grounds of the accommodation feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional features at the complex include a TV room and a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the holiday village. Available services and facilities include multilingual staff, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area. Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, a fan and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. Separate bedrooms are also available. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. Other features include a telephone and a TV. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. The complex offers non-smoking rooms. The accommodation features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The sun loungers and parasols on the sun terrace offer a great place to unwind. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. Travellers can enjoy a range of refreshing drinks at the poolside bar. A variety of sporting activities, such as tennis, beach volleyball and volleyball, or for a fee, biking/mountain biking, are offered at the complex. With aquafit, or for a fee, kayaking, snorkelling and diving, fans of water sports will have plenty of options to choose from. Guests can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the holiday village, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, darts and aerobics. A wellness area with massage treatments is available to travellers. For a fee, a spa are also offered. Fun and entertainment are offered by a disco. Copyright GIATA 2004 - 2016. Catering options available at the complex include half board and all-inclusive. Available meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages are offered. The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: VISA and MasterCard.

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    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Fitness centre
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 122 reviews
    • 9.5 "Very comfortable."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
    • 7.7 "Nice rooms."
    • 2.8 "Terrible value."
    • 2.6 "Disappointing internet connection."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 93 reviews
    • 9.5 "Very comfortable."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.8 "78% were satisfied with the air conditioning."
    • 9.5 "Excellent amenities."
      10.0 "100% found the grounds to be nice."
      7.6 "76% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.4 "Perfectly clean."
      10.0 "100% thought it was clean."
      8.8 "88% said rooms were clean."
      10.0 "Clean pool, said 100%."
    • 9.1 "Wonderful beach."
      10.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 2.4 "Terrible value."
      0.0 "100% thought it was overpriced."
    • 2.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.0 "100% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 17 reviews
    • 9.6 "Very comfortable."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 9.6 "Excellent amenities."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 8.4 "Vibe was good."
      8.7 "87% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 10 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent amenities."
      10.0 "100% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 8.6 "Beach is lovely."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Tasty food."
    Hotel type
    Beach Hotel
    Guests consider it an awesome beach hotel.
    Good to know
    "Good furniture"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
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