4.5
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Amenities

  •  Free WiFi
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

Location

When you stay at Jambiani White Sands Beach Bungalows in Jambiani, you’ll be close to Jambiani Beach. This beach hotel is within the vicinity of Kite Centre Zanzibar and Paje Beach.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 10 guestrooms. Rooms have private furnished patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax on the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities such as bicycles to rent. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Food & Drink

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours).

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include multilingual staff and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Jambiani White Sands Beach Bungalows
Jambiani Beach, Mwendawima
Jambiani, 00254 Tanzania

Reviews

Perfect beachfront hotel!
thomassilvester1

Summary-
• Zanzibar is a fantastic vacation destination and epitomizes quintessential idyllic island living, and the Jambiani White Sands Bungalows was a fantastic hotel, and I have fantastic memories of staying there.
• It was a privilege to stay for a few days, and I look forward to a much longer stay next time I visit Zanzibar. I could easily spend a month here. Or two.

Hotel-
• It is a hotel which combined luxury-living, whilst allowing you to relax- wandering directly barefoot from the hotel onto the beach.
• It’s a short drive from Stone Town, which separates it from the busy tourist areas and so has a relaxed ambiance, and allows you to separate from the stresses of day-to-day life.
• The hotel has a warm family feel and isn’t just a commercial entity, it feels like it’s owned and run by a group of lovely, very polite and helpful people who care for their guests, and welcome them with open arms.
• In short, I’d like to give this property 10/10, and I have nothing but positive reviews of the hotel facilities and the service I received from the hotel and the exceptional service delivery team.

Hotel Staff-
• The staff were all exceptional, ensuring that all my needs were met with great conversation, insights on the local area and big smiles- a real asset to the hotel.

Beach, activities and local area-
• The hotel has a luxurious setting, overlooking an idyllic beach, which was very quiet, and very beautiful.
• My room, as you can see from the photos had a splendid balcony overlooking the sea. This was certainly a tranquil spot to sit and watch the sunset over the beach in the evening- a truly beautiful view.
• There were quite a few other restaurants and bars a stone’s throw away from the hotel, and a short walk down the beach.

Hotel Rooms-
• The room was large, well-equipped and very comfortable, centered by a splendid four-poster bed, covered in rose petals each day.
• Despite there being very few mosquitoes, and I believe hasn’t been an incidence of malaria for five years or so, I particularly appreciated the mosquito net as assurance that the mosquitoes wouldn’t bother me whilst asleep.
• The bathrooms were very modern and clean with high-pressure showers in place to blast off the sand after a long day at the beach.

The Restaurant-
• The restaurant provided a delicious breakfast every morning with a full array of fruit, mango juices, omelet and other warm breakfast foods made-to-order, accompanied by a sea breeze and beautiful ocean views.
• The restaurant management and table service team were fantastic, and having such a great team there definitely helped set the day off in a positive fashion.

Welcoming, clean and amazing location
bcks1970

We had a wonderful holiday in Jambiani and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel from arriving at White Sands Beach Bungalows we were immediately made to feel welcome and every single member of staff was friendly, efficient and attentive.

Thank you all the staff for looking after so well and making us feel at home. We need to give a special thanks to the house keeping staff. Everyday we brought more sand into our room - in fact, I think more sand than there was on the beach ended up in our room!! Everyday the house keepers did an amazing job of cleaning it up.

We were in a new bedroom - which had UK plug sockets and even a USB socket! The kingsize bed was comfortable and was huge - with a mosquito net over. There was wifi, a fan and air conditioning in our room. It had a balcony with a wonderful view over the white sands / ever changing colours of the warm sea.

Jambiana beach Bungalows is situated in a wonderful location. On white sand and an ever changing tide! At low tide walk out to the most amazing sea I have ever seen. At high tide the sea is easy to reach! Amazing!!

Breakfast consisted of fresh fruit juice, fresh fruit eg papaya/ Water Melon/ Pineapple and eggs cooked to your choice, also a pancake or something similiar which changed daily, plus toast as well as tea and coffee. It was very filling.

We ate a few meals here which were delicious and we were not charged extra for paying by card!

We had a wonderful holiday in Jambiani and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel from arriving at White Sands Beach Bungalows we were immediately made to feel welcome and every single member of staff was friendly, efficient and attentive.

Thank you all the staff for looking after so well and making us feel at home. We need to give a special thanks to the house keeping staff. Everyday we brought more sand into our room - in fact, I think more sand than there was on the beach ended up in our room!! Everyday the house keepers did an amazing job of cleaning it up.

We were in a new bedroom - which had UK plug sockets and even a USB socket! The kingsize bed was comfortable and was huge - with a mosquito net over. There was wifi, a fan and air conditioning in our room. It had a balcony with a wonderful view over the white sands / ever changing colours of the warm sea.

Jambiana beach Bungalows is situated in a wonderful location. On white sand and an ever changing tide! At low tide walk out to the most amazing sea I have ever seen. At high tide the sea is easy to reach!

Breakfast consisted of fresh fruit juice, fresh fruit eg papaya/ Water Melon/ Pineapple and egg salad of your choice, a pancake or something similiar, toast and tea and coffee.

We did not want to leave and have made memories which will last a lifetime.

Make sure you pack high sun tan cream. I usually use a low factor but I never went below a 30 and still got an amazing tan!!

Accommodation bit fit guests - stay away!
bensteyn9

We had booked two deluxe garden rooms for two days at Jambiani White Sands. Upon arrival we were greeted by friendly staff who offered us a tamarind drink. The setting is beautiful and the low tide a total experience, super peaceful.

When booking the room through booking.com we chose the room based on the amenities it had to offer. However the accommodation left a lot to be desired

The manager of the resort, who is very courteous, advised us that our rooms were nearly ready and that only one of the rooms still needed a mosquito net. When we checked in about 15 minutes later, the horror started, we were told that we were the first people to stay in a brand new building which was clearly not ready for guests at all.

The list of troubles were endless,

- the air conditioning didn’t work and was only fixed on the second day.
- there was not hot water at all expect for the very last morning
- there was hardly any furniture in the room and zero furniture on the balcony.
- there was no TV in the room
- the mattresses were still covered in plastic under the bedding.
- the room was still dirty with the remain of building work.
- it was impossible to relax in the room during the day as they were working on the building.

The manager gave us a 10% discount on our total bill, but the rooms lacked far more than the compensation that he offered.

Jambiani is beautiful, but there are far better places to spend your money and stay. We chatted to many other holiday goers and people were paying either the same or less than us for accommodation that was far superior.