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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Zenji Hotel Stone Town
Travel Blogs from Stone Town
... competing for the opportunity to rip you off and drive you somewhere. We finally settle on one driver and agree on a price to the airport. We sit and wait through ages of traffic, what a mess Dar Es Salaam was.. I'm personally glad we didn't stay a day there, it was just too chaotic for me and dirty. We ask our driver to drop us off and he says its an extra $10 for parking, we clicked it and said we're not paying you anything. We asked to be dropped off, I don't need you to roll ...
... tickets. After seeing how local people were travelling in the 2nd class we were extremely grateful for the VIP class. The VIP class was completely empty, quite clean and most importantly air-conditioned. I believe we would be dying in the 2nd class…it was so hot down there, plus indescribably stinky (combination of odors from people having shower once per week, chickens, toilets not being tidied at least for one year etc.). The 1st class was ...
... checks. Good job I'm not a terrorist.
T.....I......A........This Is Africa.
Flight finally takes off 40mins late at 1800hrs. ****** little aircraft with dodgy seats. Land Zanzibar. Yellow Fever certificate required. Already have visa so that's plain sailing. Smile for the camera. Fingerprints taken. Passport stamped.
Hotel advise to look out for a teal coloured signboard with hotel name on. Instead there's a fat bloke holding a scrap of ...
... capital, and as we were climbing into our tents that night, 2 giraffes walked right next to us - we could have touched them - it was pretty surreal! The camping is far easier than any of us expected, although the cold showers everyday are beginning to take their toll!
Life on the truck is great, there are only 9 of us on a 28 seater, so we have loads of room to spread out. The roads have all been tarmacked so far, and we haven't had any break-downs ...