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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Set in Jambiani, in the middle of a local village , Zanzistar Lodge features a sun terrace with outdoor pool and is located just a short stroll away from the beach.

The rooms feature trendy and minimalistic design and the beds are draped with a mosquito net. There is a safety deposit box and the private bathrooms are fitted with a shower.

Surrounded by banana trees, guests can enjoy a meal at the garden restaurant and a fresh fruit juice or cocktail at the bar. Free WiFi is available.

There is a local road between the lodge and the ocean. Also, a Beach bar 150 feet away from the lodge right on the beach.

For guests wanting to do some kitesurfing or scubadiving, there a schools located nearby.

Zanzibar International Airport is 1 hour drive from Zanzistar Lodge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Zanzistar Lodge has been welcoming guests since Oct 23, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

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FREE parking!


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 7
Family Bungalow
  • 3 twin beds and
  • 2 queen beds
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Max adults: 4
Quadruple Room with Private Bathroom
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2
King Room
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 2
Queen Room
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room with Private Bathroom
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Chambre Plage Lagoon Triple
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 king bed
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4 reasons to choose Zanzistar Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Jambiani Beach

    Jambiani Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    30 feet from property
  • Paje Beach

    Paje Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.9 miles from property
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Managed by WASABI LTD

Company review score: 9.7Based on 298 reviews from 1 property
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Company info

Our staff is from Zanzibar & Tanzania, funny open minded and always smiling. We work as a family so you will know all us in few minutes. In Zanzibar everything is always possible then our staff will do their best to make you happy. Leave your european expectation behind you and be ready to discover a unique place on a unique island. We love Zanzibar, we will tell you why :-) and how to discover the real authenticity of this lovely paradise.

Property info

Feel like home at Zanzistar Lodge. Owned by Fleur from Belgium. Peter the manager is from Germany. 50m from the Ocean, this little boutique hotel in an authentic local village offers 6 rooms at the lodge, 1 room at the beach. Free Wifi in public areas, Swim Up pool, Roof Top, lunch at the BEACH BAR & candle light dinner at the banana garden. Perfect for couples, families, friends, travelers and kite surfers, 50m away from kite surf and scuba diving schools.

Neighborhood info

Zanzistar Lodge is located in the village, 50m away from the white sand beach of the Indian Ocean, 2 min distance from kite surf and scuba diving schools, close to local shops and restaurants, trendy bars and lodges, perfect place to meet local people and travelers. There is a small local road between the lodge and access to the ocean. Then you will reach the beach bar and the beach room lagoon.

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Zanzibar Butterfly Centre
    10.2 miles
  • Jozani Forest
    11.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
    0 miles
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Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Indian ocean
    0 miles
Ski lifts
    0 miles
    0.1 miles
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Jambiani Beach
    30 feet
  • Paje Beach
    1.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    24.6 miles
  • Julius Nyerere International Airport
    44.9 miles
How to get to Zanzistar Lodge from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    Free parking is available.
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2 Restaurants On Site


    Food: African, French, Mediterranean, Seafood, Local, International, European, Grill/BBQ


    Food: African, International, Grill/BBQ

Amenities of Zanzistar Lodge
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Yoga classes
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Fishing Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Mosquito net
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Swahili
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Zanzistar Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 9:00 PM


6:00 AM - 10:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Guests should bring their beach towels.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Zanzistar Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Zanzistar Lodge

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

  • Zanzistar Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Yoga classes
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Cooking class
    • Movie nights
    • Happy hour

  • Check-in at Zanzistar Lodge is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Zanzistar Lodge by:

    • Taxi 1h

  • Guests staying at Zanzistar Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

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

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Zanzistar Lodge.

  • Zanzistar Lodge has 2 restaurants:


  • Room options at Zanzistar Lodge include:

    • Family
    • Quad
    • Double
    • Triple

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Zanzistar Lodge (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Zanzistar Lodge is 1.2 miles from the center of Jambiani.