On the beach, Panoramic VIEWS
FUN with Zanzibari Comfort & Service

The south-eastern coastline of Zanzibar is recognised as amongst the most beautiful on this idyllic island. Here, on Zanzibar’s finest beach, is the all view, all en-suite Dongwe Ocean View Hotel.

Fabulous Experiences : Great Memories

Panoramic views over the Indian Ocean and being right on the beach makes for one of Zanzibar’s favourite destinations. A fun, contemporary, boutique resort best known and praised for its location and value.

Endless, white sand beach and warm, swimmable waters are your playground; shade of the palms your retreat; big private pool on raised deck and sun loungers, fresh cocktail at your side, for time-out.

Very spacious and private; suitably arranged for couples, families and groups of friends.

Locally inspired international menus and island cocktails, served well chilled.

Need activity? Beach volleyball, reef walking, paddling, dhow sailing cruises, wind & kite surfing, snorkelling and scuba diving on your doorstep.

Memories as nourishment.

Our Commitment

Your Dongwe experience

Oversized Rooms

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'Club House'

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Largest Beach

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Zanzibar Life

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Dongwe Spa

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The Rock

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To some, an indulgence; to others, a necessity. Massage and spa therapies have positive effects not only the body physically, but also on our mental and emotional state. There is an art in receiving, of enabling the body and mind to enter that space of taking on energy and well being. You’re here on magical Zanzibar to relax, to rejuvenate, to be pampered. More Details..

Mid-way between Kichanga Lodge and Dongwe Ocean View, a mere 5 min, lies The Rock of Zanzibar. One of the world’s iconic restaurants, attracting travellers from around the globe. Depending on the tide, wade out, walk out, or let us pole you there in a boat. Known for its exceptional food and idyllic location. Know more, and book.

Our Guests Love

‘The food’
‘Views from rooms’
‘2 Sun terraces’
‘Restaurant on the beach’
‘Big, safe beach’
‘Very friendly staff’
‘Big rooms’
‘Family rooms’
‘Activities on the site’
‘The Rock nearby’
‘Good wifi’
‘Good snorkeling’
  • dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  Welcomed by fresh squeezed juice was our first impression about the hotel,
    We spent few days and it was our right choice which we didn't thought before,
    Snorkeling, sunset and... read more

    shepherdm2020
    1/20/2020

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  I arrived with my boyfriend after 7 days safari in Kenya Massai Mara and Serengeti Tanzania where we were all tired thing of relaxing only.
    The place is exactly... read more

    R1118ILlindaj
    1/19/2020

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 1  this was the worst hotel I and my wife have ever stayed in. We booked ten days all inclusive over the new year period, as soon as we walked in... read more

    cherrywood1946
    1/17/2020

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  Very helpful and kindly staff.
    Very good location at the beach
    Good wi-fi
    Clean och good rooms
    A little bit more variation of the food in the restaurant, specially breakfirst.
    ... read more

    mikael712020
    1/05/2020

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  A hotel with excellent service and very friendly and service minded staff. Perfect location basically on the beautiful beach. Nice restaurant for all meals of the day. Free tea and... read more

    mibackstedt
    12/28/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  Excellent small and familiar hotel located by the wonderful beach. The pool is a good alternative to the ocean at low tide. Nice sunbeds and cool hammocks. The restaurant... read more

    Dreamer15366326189
    12/27/2019
  • dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  I can't say enough nice things about this hotel. The location right on the beach is perfect. Walk 6 steps from to pool onto the beach. Staff bring... read more

    LaChelle_2304
    12/19/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  We were very happy to stay at the hotel, the staff was very friendly and welcoming both at the reception and in the restaurant. The rooms were kept clean and... read more

    Camper394747
    12/11/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  Felt great and warmly welcomed by the staff and the manager. The location was far from the port but very cool and calm something which was very good from a... read more

    nyakatomwesigwa
    12/10/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  Hi there,
    Spent a great month at the hotel. I came to kite but was wrong season. Canoeing and SUP were available next door. The manager Samson and his staff... read more

    fqwert
    11/16/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  Situated on a beutiful beach, very hospitable, exellent stay!
    Bar and pool by the view.
    Check-in and Check-out very flexible.
    Suitable also for families.
    Good local restaurant right outside the... read more

    rshama377115
    11/13/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  A small, well kept hotel, beautifully located directly on the beach. We enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and had five relaxing days at Dongwe Ocean View. Very helpful and nice staff,... read more

    MarieSoderstrom
    11/11/2019
  • dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  My husband and I stayed at the Dongwe Ocean View for 3 nights in late August. The hotel was exactly what we wanted-- right on the beach (including good snorkeling... read more

    Seeitbeforeitsgone
    9/29/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 3  We stayed 3 days after Safari Trip in September and we were almost alone... 8 people in the hotel, that is luxury. Nice balconies with ocean view, quite large pool.... read more

    203kirsteng
    9/13/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  We spent one week at this resort in the beginning of August and truly loved it: you are right on the most beautiful beach ever, it has a very relaxed... read more

    Mindy2005
    9/08/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  From our first day stepping Zanzibar we didnt know any one than the taxi driver who drove us to this hotel,
    He was good with few english but... read more

    rowlandk429
    8/27/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  We had a really great time at the Dongwe Ocean View.
    The location is perfect! The beach is only a few steps away from the pool... It is always a... read more

    xeniab99
    8/22/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  Along a beach with massive holiday hotels, the Dongwe Ocean View is a lovely hotel with very friendly staff and a more personal experience. It has a great location close... read more

    Brian R
    8/13/2019
  • dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 3  A prosaic place that is functional for the purposes of the plain, frills-free, undisturbed beach holiday. The rooms are plain but functional, the pool site is pleasant and... read more

    Fuimeng
    8/11/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  My daughter and I arrived at the hotel after some days on safari. We were really happy about the fantastic location on the beach, I literally moved in to the... read more

    Lisestyrk
    7/27/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 4  My wife and I (aged 70 & 65 living in South Africa) had a wonderful relaxing 7 day holiday at this small, quiet resort from 6 to 13 June... read more

    David S
    7/03/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  Dongwe Ocean View was wonderful. This side of the island is still very unaffected by mass market tourism and we had the most relaxing time away from the hustle and... read more

    thumb  dongweoceanview saskiar1981 saskiar1981
    5/27/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  Fantastic location on the beach, nice swimming pool, bar and restaurant to our liking. Spacious and clean rooms with sea views. But especially the staff has to be mentioned as... read more

    thumb  dongweoceanview ravelleke AfrikayaTours
    5/27/2019

    dongweoceanview tripadvisor stars 5  We took an all inclusive package, the food was really great, it is clean and the staff were really friendly. I'd definitely stay there again and they tried their best... read more

    thumb  dongweoceanview tendomag tendomag
    5/14/2019