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Spacious Zanzibar Tunguu Twin Country Side Room

Bedrooms 1
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house


About the property

1 BR, 1 BA, 2 Sleeps

Spacious Twin Room in the Botanic Country House 10 miles out of Stone Town surrounded by nature, trees and small wildlife, set on over 20 acres of virgin land.

Quite peaceful countryside surrounded by nature, trees and small wildlife, set on over 20 acres of virgin land.

Situated in the heart of Zanzibar, just 14 km good tarmac away from the Stone Town and within easy access of tour routes and the main beaches on all Zanzibar's coasts.

Being part of over 20 acres land, our location has small wildlife is plentiful on the plot with a large area reserved for it.

Bush Babies, Black Colobus Monkeys and a second type of monkey know as kima, Birdlife, Bushbuck- small, Squirrels, Ferrets, Buku- Giant Bush rat, Python and various snakes, monitor lizard, Butterflies, Praying Mantis, Bats, to mention a few not to forget domestic animals such as cows, goats, chickens and ducks, dogs and cats.

We probably are the only ones with such a large variety of wildlife on our plot outside official nature reserve areas such as Chwaka-Jozani.

We are located in an almost MOSQUITO FREE environment......... and you certainly do not have to worry about any Tsunami......

Our gardens welcomes you with the fragrance of the `Queen of the Night´ and is an ideal place for those wishing to totally relax away from all of the days stresses with the natural sounds of bird-life.

It is an Oasis, a pit-stop to refresh on the long way to adventures further across the Island.

The Botanic Country house has its own separate garden breakfast lounge, kitchen and B.B.Q under the stars.

The Botanic Country House has in the vicinity 2 bars, 2 restaurants, with beers garden - bar BQ set up serving local and international dishes.

A holiday home and an open-air outdoor music and cinema hall for conferences, parties and other functions.

Service is always with a smile from this affordable German/Tanzanian, managed Country Resort cum Club very popular with the locals and the expatriate community.

As much as they like we speak fluent Kiswahili too if they wish to learn, also speak some German being of mixed race German/Tanzanian.

Botanic Country House is also an ideal place to mix with the locals.

Cosmopolitan mixture of locals, Muslims and Christians living in harmony, local Zanzibarians and mainlanders, friendly and safe area close to the State University of Zanzibar.

This is the new town of Zanzibar with the small houses of parliament and the United Republic of Tanzania Vice Presidents Offices and Residence as neighbors.

10 miles (20 minutes) out of Stone Town on the main road to the East and South Coasts (30 minutes away) , direction Jozani Forest (15 minutes away).

Car hire is available at $35.- USD a day, motorbike hire $25.- USD a day, local buses-daladalas cost less cost less than $0.50.- USD to Stone Town and $1.10.- USD to the East and South Coasts.

Our location ensures you privacy (due to the island culture privacy is a great benefit) which is not available in the Stone Town.

We are reachable from every corner of the island with minimal road transfer times due to our central location.

From the Stone Town 14 km 20 minute leisure drive

From the East Coast Paje Bwejuu 30 minute leisure drive

From the South East Coast Jambiani 45 minutes leisure drive

From East Coast Peninsula Ras Michamvi 45 minutes leisure drive

From Chwaka From Uroa 45 minutes leisure drive

From Jambiani South Coast 45 minutes leisure drive

From Makunduchi South Coast 45 minutes leisure drive

From Kiwengwa North East Coast 45 minutes leisure drive

From West Coast Bububu 45 minutes leisure drive

From North Coast Nungwi/Matemwe 60 minutes leisure drive

We have a wider variety of services in one place and the environment is unspoiled.

Built to a high standard in traditional Zanzibari style with white lime washed walls, high ceilings and large windows.

Large windows looking into its own gardens full of trees, fruits, spices and flowers.

The spacious Guest rooms are with large double beds and are mosquito netted.

Bathroom's and W.c's are king sized like the guestrooms, very clean thus making them very comfortable.

Many shrubs and trees on the land are of natural medicine.

Host is also an experienced alternative medicine consultant.

More Details

Property Manager
Dr. D
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German, kiswahili
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2018

About Dr. D

Happy Go Lucky Jack of All Trades...

Locally born Travel and Hospitality Consultant Specializing on Zanzibar Beach Holidays and Tanzania Safaris.

Why Dr. D chose Zanzibar Town

Situated in 20 acres of virgin countryside with indigenous trees and shrubs.

Lots of small wildlife and bird life, quite and peaceful away from it all.

You can also shake a leg over weekends with music bar set away from the property.

We are centrally located to all tour and excursion routes, space for larger groups and events.

Budget and affordable with a very helpful owner.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Zanzibar Town in Zanzibar Central/South Region

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Kisuani ZNZ
Nearest Barpub
On site
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Stone town
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Sea Cliff Hotel Zanzibar
Nearest Restaurant
On site
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

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1 night minimum stay
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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