Zanzibar Serena Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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What a wonderful send off from the Serena Serengeti with our champagne bush breakfast overlooking the plains. Native dancing and music accompanied us before we departed for the Senorana Airstrip. We said goodbye to the group headed to Amsterdam by way of the Kilimanjaro International Airport and waited for our little plane for our 45 minute flight …
... this wasn't gonna ruin our sun baking time so we lay by the pool for a few hours before heading straight to dinner for some cocktails and three course buffet, to the soundtrack of a live band playing African music. We were well and truly settled in, and extremely excited about the prospects of hot showers, clean sheets and clean air - things we've only dreamed about for a month. Keen to make the most of our short time here, day two was straight into tourist mode with ...
... t want to go alone by ourselves to town or schools and we need "security" otherwise we stay home and don't go anywhere. Well we got some guys to be with us if we go anywhere, but this won't be forever, just for one week. I just hope we will never going to meet that red-eyed freak again! Just all his appearance makes you feel worried but when he starts talk to you or say that he will take actions next time he sees you; than you really think WHAT AM I DOING in Africa !? But ...
... We didn’t see any, but we enjoyed the view whilst sat in hammocks and sipping on cold drinks.
I’ve never been somewhere quite so picture-perfect as Zanzibar, but I can confirm that there is such thing as too much beach chilling. By the end of my time on the island I was craving adventure; too much beach, not enough action. I’ll never forget the stretch of beach in Paje though, along with the walkway down to heaven that we took every day. I could never tire of that ...
... and we would get a free upgrade. Honestly, we weren't expecting much of a hotel given our experience so far in Africa. It was $160 a night accommodation, but in Africa that didn't necessarily mean good rooms or service! When we walked into the lobby of the Jafferji House, a hotel I found on the Internet, we were blown away by the newly renovate due Arabic style lobby. The staff seemed very attentive and appeared to really want to make us happy ... Then she mentioned that we ...