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Facing the beachfront, Pili Pili Tropical Island offers 4-star accommodations in Jambiani and features an outdoor swimming pool, terrace and restaurant. Providing a bar, the property is located within a few steps of Paje Beach. The property provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, room service and free WiFi. At the hotel, the rooms include a closet. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at Pili Pili Tropical Island also offer a sea view. At the accommodation each room has air conditioning and a safety deposit box. A buffet, continental or vegetarian breakfast is available daily at the property. Guests at Pili Pili Tropical Island will be able to enjoy activities in and around Jambiani, like snorkeling. Jozani Forest is 15 miles from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Pili Pili Tropical Island has been welcoming guests since Jan 17, 2022

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Jambiani, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Buffet

FREE parking!

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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Sherwetta
    It feels cozy and staff are very cheerful. Daily activities on the mini board made my day.
  • Ivy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Rooms are lovely, common area is exactly as pictured. Direct access to the beach and views of the sea.
  • Athuman
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    Everything was good, We real enjoyed our stay at Pilipili
  • Ussama
    This property has a very romantic vibe to it. I read a lot of good and bad reviews about the place, but let me tell you; this place was beautiful. The rooftop jacuzzi with the sea view was just elegant. The staff were very friendly and welcoming...
  • Nebojša
    Personal is very kind, food is excellent, nice atmosphere, beautiful view, Sarah is the best and Henry also.
  • Ovidiu
    A very kind staff that takes care of customers' needs. We liked it very much
  • Shanice
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Great location and very cleanly. Close to many activities and just a short bike ride from Paje. Staff were very friendly. The pool and reception area are beautiful.
  • Claudia
    Nice pool, location, personel, resturant. Best hotel in Zanzibar !!! Rooftop Jacuzzie very very nice ! I recomended this hotel for copuple !
  • Ayomide
    Everything we had an amazing time, the staffs were wonderful especially Henry the manager very nice guy made everything easy for us 😘
  • Danito
    The view of the ocean and the place is well built. And Henry the manager,hosted us with the best service and professionalism.He is a good man.

Property questions and answers
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  • Is the airport shuttle free?

    Dear guest, we can arrange for you airport shuttle and it's cost 50 usd. Karibu!
    Answered on 23 August 2023
  • hello, are you the same company that own pili pili sunrise? also, is the private outdoor tub warm? do you offer a shuttle to/from the airport?

    Dear guest, yes if you book our hotel you will get access also to PiliPili Sunrise and another 5 our hotels which we have in same location! Outdoor tub has a warm water. We offer airport shuttle to/from the airport and it is cost 50 USD. Karibu sana!
    Answered on 23 August 2023
  • Hello Which rooms have the jacuzzi. Because on the app it’s just showing the double and deluxe room .

    Dear guest, each room which you click and see details -if there is a picture of a jacuzzi then you get a room with a jacuzzi. Karibu sana!
    Answered on 23 August 2023

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • MAIN
    • Cuisine
      African • Seafood • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience

Amenities of Pili Pili Tropical Island
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Pool view
  • Ocean view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Aerobics
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinners
  • Walking tours
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Currency exchange
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Laundry
    Safety & security
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Adults only
    • Air conditioning
    • Private entrance
    • Packed lunches
    • Fan
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Room service
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Adults only
    • Infinity pool
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Pool bar
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Open-air bath
    • Hot spring bath
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Swahili

    House rules

    Pili Pili Tropical Island takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM


    From 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Pili Pili Tropical Island accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    FAQs about Pili Pili Tropical Island

    • Check-in at Pili Pili Tropical Island is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The prices at Pili Pili Tropical Island may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Pili Pili Tropical Island is 1.1 miles from the center of Jambiani. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Pili Pili Tropical Island has 1 restaurant:

      • MAIN

    • Pili Pili Tropical Island offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Massage
      • Snorkeling
      • Fishing
      • Windsurfing
      • Evening entertainment
      • Beachfront
      • Aerobics
      • Themed dinners
      • Game drives
      • Walking tours
      • Entertainment staff
      • Tour or class about local culture
      • Beach
      • Water sports facilities on site
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Live music/Performance
      • Open-air bath
      • Hot spring bath
      • Swimming pool
      • Happy hour
      • Cooking class

    • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Pili Pili Tropical Island on this page.

    • Room options at Pili Pili Tropical Island include:

      • Double