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Mustapha's Place

Zanzibar, Bwejuu, Tanzania, East Africa, budget hotel

Welcome to Paradise

Mustapha's is NOT about hot water and television, it is NOT about hot tubs and tennis courts, it IS about the luxury of nature. If you want to wake up in a coral-walled bungalow, surrounded by vibrant bougainvillea and fragrant frangipani, and walk down to the breathtaking turquoise ocean and soft white sands of Bwejuu beach, then come to Mustapha's.

Our roomsrestaurant and bar are funky, comfortable and original, and there’s always a good mix of travellers from all the countries of the world and locals who enjoy the relaxed ambience of Mustapha's. If you like to meet new people, exchange ideas and experience the real Zanzibar, this is the place for you.

Dreamt up by Mustapha almost a decade ago, and brought into reality by him and his close friend Culture, now managing the place, this is one of the most long-standing hotels in the area. It is also one of the few that is both locally owned and managed. Popular with everyone who likes a rustic local vibe – backpackers, families, honeymooners and older travellers – the only rule is that you must relax... Karibu!

Testimonials

Margret and Erik, Holland, June 2009

Really a home away from home (but better) - wish we could stay longer!! Very relaxed atmosphere, great people, beautiful beaches and countryside, great food. We can certainly recommend a walk along...

Rough Guide to Zanzibar

"A long-established, very welcoming place run by local rasta Mustapha and his family, on the land side of the road. Accommodation is in several coral-walled thatched rood bandas set in beautiful gardens and the...

Jan, Germany February 2009

What an amazing location! A fabulous beach, neat huts and of course great weather. Cool music in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thomas, South Africa, January 2009

Thank you for a wonderful experience - you guys cancel out all the bad things about Zanzibar (mosquitoes, hustlers). FRESH!!!