Paje by Night Hotel
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... hour checking out emails, Facebook, the usual, before I start to feel queasy. Its not long before my head is in the toilet and Im staring at my lunch, I knew it tasted odd. Luckily it passes quick and within a couple of hours, lots of water and some rehydration salts, Im back on my feet again. The Lodge is holding a big party tonight, celebrating catching a really big tuna fish, remind me not to eat any of it! But we have other plans, Dinner reservations at The Rock. A ...
... little more but you can't really pay more 1,3$ dollar on any way! Taxi as everywhere is pretty expensive just robing tourists though we are far away from them; according for what we came to do here. Actually all the prices on Zanzibar are created for tourists and locals have their own spots or gardens or whatever and we have to pay amounts of money which is insane.. Also in same place price differs if you are local or you are mzungu. Another interesting thing here is that ...
... thatched roofed reception, and the battlements square arches, to the front gate. This was a very flash resort indeed, but the impression only lasted as far as the front gates, which opened out onto a crooked sandy rough track toward the main road.
We took photos from outside, then walked towards where we thought the village might be, but only found a few buildings, third rate resorts and discos, and a shop for a cool drink, as we had forgotten all ...
... will come. Oh yeah? Who? Father Christmas?!! You don't understand sunshine. My flight is leaving now.
Anxious wait. And wait. Come on. Come on. Hurry up. Impatient. Tetchy. Hot. Extremely tired. Fed up.
Until. A man in a Fly540 embroidered shirt arrives. Hello he says. Uber calm. Chilled out. Laid back. To the point of being horizontal. Unlike me. We're polar opposites at this point in time.
No worry he says. Be happy. You'll get ...
... for lunch, still run by Freddie Mercurys family, (he was born in Zanzibar), which is on the beach and overlooks the Indian Ocean. Had a really good fish masala.
We meet up at Africa House for sundowners and to get the best possible view of the sunset. Everyone else goes to Mercurys, but I am a bit grouped out and opt to go out to eat on my own and found a really upmarket Indian, which cost about £12.
Friday 26 October
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsPaje by Night Hotel
Wonderful food and service. Right on the beach, 2 floor bungalows, with balcony.
Loved the place
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