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Azao Resort & Spa

Beachfront hotel in Pongwe with outdoor pool and restaurant

  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

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Uroa to Pongwe Road, Pongwe, 2199, North region, Tanzania
8.0.Very good.
  • מלון משגע ויפה נקי ומסודר ברמה גבוהה רמת שרות הצוות אין דברים כאלה מומלץ בחום

    Aug 2, 2019

  • No beach access.

    Dec 24, 2018

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 49 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free supervised kid's activities

For families

  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • On a private beach
  • Pongwe Beach - 3 min walk
  • Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest - 14 min walk
  • Kiwengwa Beach - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Mapenzi Beach - 8 mi / 13 km
  • Uroa Beach - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km

Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Deluxe Room (Deluxe Ocean View)
  • Standard Garden View
  • Duplex (Duplex Pool View)
  • Deluxe Room, Pool View (Deluxe Pool View)

Location

Uroa to Pongwe Road, Pongwe, 2199, North region, Tanzania
  • On a private beach
  • Pongwe Beach - 3 min walk
  • Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest - 14 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On a private beach
  • Pongwe Beach - 3 min walk
  • Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest - 14 min walk
  • Kiwengwa Beach - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Mapenzi Beach - 8 mi / 13 km
  • Uroa Beach - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Marumbi Beach - 6.4 mi / 10.3 km
  • Muyuni Beach - 11 mi / 17.8 km
  • Pwani Mchangani Beach - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km
  • Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park - 10.8 mi / 17.4 km
  • Kigomani Beach - 14.7 mi / 23.6 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 62 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 49 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (6 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Playground on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Health club
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas

Working away

  • One meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Swahili

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Palma Court Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Karibu Bar - This poolside bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Jetty Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Small print

Also known as

  • Azao Resort Pongwe
  • Azao
  • Azao Resort Spa by Opulent
  • Azao Resort & Spa Hotel
  • Azao Resort & Spa Pongwe
  • Azao Resort & Spa Hotel Pongwe
  • Azao Resort
  • Azao Pongwe
  • Azao Resort Opulent Pongwe
  • Azao Resort Opulent
  • Azao Opulent Pongwe
  • Azao Opulent
  • Azao Resort & Spa By Opulent Pongwe
  • Azao Resort Spa

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 70 per vehicle (one-way)

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 75
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 75 (from 6 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 75
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 75 (from 6 to 12 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Azao Resort & Spa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Yes, Palma Court Restaurant offers international cuisine, ocean views, and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Bar Palumbo Reef (3.5 mi), Cheap local food (4.7 mi), and Pesce Biricchino (4.8 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 70 per vehicle one-way.
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include 2 bars and a private beach. Azao Resort & Spa also has a health club and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
8.0.Very good.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Nice Hotel. Great Value. Friendly staff. Big and clean rooms

    1 night trip, Dec 7, 2018

    Verified Orbitz guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Aug 6, 2019

    Verified Expedia guest review

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