Villa Bahati Zanzibar

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Villa Bahati Zanzibar

3.5 star property
3.5-star beachfront guesthouse with outdoor pool, near Jambiani Beach

6.0/10 Good

2 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Airport transfer
Kikadini, Jambiani, Zanzibar, 210
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach bar
  • Pool bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Spa services
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
Feel at home
  • Playground on site
  • Private pool
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Garden
  • Terrace

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 57 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Villa Bahati Zanzibar

3.5-star guesthouse by the ocean, refurbished in 2016
At Villa Bahati Zanzibar, you can look forward to free cooked-to-order breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a beach bar. This guesthouse is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach, beach massages, and sun loungers. Treat yourself to a massage or other spa services. Enjoy onsite activities like beach yoga, hiking/biking, and ecotours. Free WiFi in public areas is available to all guests, along with a poolside bar and a terrace.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • A gift shop, a 24-hour front desk, and barbecue grills
Room features
All guestrooms are individually furnished, and feature comforts such as private pools and laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to perks like separate sitting areas and separate dining areas.
More amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Furnished balconies or patios, wardrobes/closets, and separate sitting areas
  • Separate dining areas, communal kitchens, and electric kettles


English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • 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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 8 AM–11 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Shared refrigerator

Traveling with children

  • Playground

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Beach yoga
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Boat tours
  • Snorkeling
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Built in 1999
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services


  • English
  • German

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Egyptian cotton sheets

What to enjoy

  • Private pool
  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages and Swedish massages.


Onsite venue - bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 80 per room (roundtrip)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Villa Bahati Zanzibar Guesthouse Jambiani
Villa Bahati Zanzibar Guesthouse
Villa Bahati Zanzibar Jambiani
Villa Bahati Zanzibar Jambiani
Villa Bahati Zanzibar Guesthouse
Villa Bahati Zanzibar Guesthouse Jambiani

Frequently asked questions

Does Villa Bahati Zanzibar offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Villa Bahati Zanzibar does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Villa Bahati Zanzibar?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Villa Bahati Zanzibar?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Villa Bahati Zanzibar?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Villa Bahati Zanzibar?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Villa Bahati Zanzibar?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 80 per room roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Villa Bahati Zanzibar?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Villa Bahati Zanzibar and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like snorkeling, beach yoga, and boat tours. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours and yoga. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the guesthouse's other amenities, which include private pools and spa services. Villa Bahati Zanzibar also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Villa Bahati Zanzibar?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Chez Hassan (11-min walk), Sea View Lodge (2.1 mi), and The Sea Horse (2.1 mi).
Does Villa Bahati Zanzibar have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a private pool and a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Villa Bahati Zanzibar like?
Villa Bahati Zanzibar is located a short 1-minute walk from Jambiani Beach.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very Good

Hotel was beautiful; staff was friendly; I can attest to most of the positive reviews that I read. My only skepticism was with Alex, the manager and person who leads the excursions. I did not participate in any of Alex’s excursions because I was accompanied by a private driver from another company during the day; however, I was in contact with Alex in the evenings. I had many positive experiences with Alex, as he was very friendly and available to me if I needed anything. He told me all about life on Zanzibar island and about his own life. My only concern was that as a solo female traveler, I sometimes felt he was making advances. I felt that my body language demonstrated that I was not looking for anything, and I was clear in informing him that I was in a relationship in the hopes that this would help clear up any doubts about my intentions. To be fair, Alex was never “explicit” about his advances, but I had the feeling that some of his behavior and statements were moving in that direction. I’d also like to say that I have traveled to a great number of places as a solo female traveler, including to India and Morocco, and I have never felt this way. I felt really uncomfortable because during my stay I was the only guest at Villa Bahati and I worried about what to do if the advances turned into something concrete or threatening. In addition, I helped 3 friends book a trip with Alex (for 50 euro) and after the excursion, he insisted they pay 100 euro (2 x the original price!)
4-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Notre expérience à Villa Bahati a été décevant. La chambre est sale, il y a plein de bestioles qui tournent autour de votre lit le soir, ainsi que des vers De terre dans le lit, Donc impossible de dormir, la propriétaire est désagréable avec ses employés, la moitié de son staff est parti travailler ailleurs, elle est désagréable également avec ses clients, à moins que vous soyez autrichiens/autrichiennes comme elle, vous aurez le droit à un traitement de faveur. Malgré la peu de fréquentation de l’hôtel, le petit déjeuner est lamentable, aucun choix, aucune variété, donc l’option « petit déjeuner complet inclus » ne sert strictement à rien, 1h pour ramener une tranche de pain de mie grillé. La piscine est médiocre, elle n’est pas nettoyée, c’est dommage car cet hôtel a vraiment du potentiel. A marée basse vous pouvez admirer la plage et ses nuances de bleu. La propriétaire n’a pas eu la délicatesse de dire un simple « aurevoir » à ses clients. En bref, hôtel à éviter si vous passez par Jambiani, cet établissement ne mérite en aucun cas 3,5 étoiles, mais plutôt 2.
Manel, 2-night family trip
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