Shooting Star Lodge: Information from the owner
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All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Shooting Star Lodge, which contains our own observations and views.
- Last updated by Owner
- 19 May 2021
Facilities at Shooting Star Lodge
- Property facilities
- 24-hour Security, Activity Desk, Bar, Barbeque Facilities, Internet Access (Paid), Laundry Service (Available), Library, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
- Room facilities
- Air Conditioning, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Available), Mini Bar (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Verandah
- Activities on site
- Beach Drop Off, Cycling, Massages
- Nearby activities
- Beach, Boat Cruises, Canoeing, Cultural Tours, Deep Sea Fishing, Fine Dining, Fishing, Horse Riding, Jet Skis, Kite Surfing, Natural History Tours, Para Sailing, Paragliding, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Surfing, Tennis Court, Walks (Self Guided), Windsurfing
Room types at Shooting Star Lodge
Our 5 individually styled Garden Lodge Rooms are located in between our stunning garden, authentically furnished in Zanzibar style. They are all air conditioned and have en-suite bathrooms and private terraces.
Set on the crest of the hill apart from the hotel’s main guest rooms. Each villa is laid out on 3 floors with 2 bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms, a roof terrace and a private swimming pool, set amidst a tropical garden. Furnished with traditional furniture
Sea View Cottage Double
All Sea view cottages are spacious, en-suite rooms, built in keeping with traditional Zanzibar styles of architecture with airy and wood-beamed ceilings. All have traditional Zanzibar beds, coconut wood wall mirrors and hand-made teak wood furniture.
Sea View Cottage Family
Each room is arranged on 2 floors. Ground floor has a large, air conditioned double bedroom with en-suite shower room and separate toilet. First floor with the option of selecting a double bed or two single beds. Bathroom and toilet in sharing.
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