Zanzibar Hotel
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Zanzibar Hotel

Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Zanzibar, Tanzania, 00200
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    Zanzibar Hotel Reviews

    7.8
    Very good
    /10
    (14 reviews)See what guests said
    9.0
    Exceptional cleanliness

    Things you’ll love about Zanzibar Hotel

    Things you'll love

    • Airport transfer

    • Private beach

    • Currency exchange

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    Very good
    Location
    7.7
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    Very good location
    Popular
    Nearby
  • House of Wonders30.26 km
  • Value for money7.0
    Distance to city center50 Km
    Location rating7.7
    Nearest airportAbeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ)
    Distance to airport33.6 km

    Rooms available at Zanzibar Hotel

    Two-Bedroom Villa
    Two-Bedroom Villa
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    • Room size: 244 m²/2626 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
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    Standard Garden View
    Standard Garden View
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    • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 1 king bed
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    Three-Bedroom Villa
    Three-Bedroom Villa
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    • Room size: 284 m²/3057 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
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    Ocean Front Room
    Ocean Front Room
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    • Room size: 44 m²/474 ft²
    • Ocean view
    • 1 king bed
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    Family Room (2 Adults + 1 Child)
    Family Room (2 Adults + 1 Child)
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    • Room size: 117 m²/1259 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
    • 1 single bed and 1 king bed
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    Family Room
    Family Room
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    • Room size: 117 m²/1259 ft²
    • Partial ocean view
    • 1 double bed
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    One-Bedroom Villa (3 Adults)
    One-Bedroom Villa (3 Adults)
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    • Room size: 160 m²/1722 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
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    Grand Suite (2 Adults + 2 Children)
    Grand Suite (2 Adults + 2 Children)
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    • Room size: 117 m²/1259 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
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    Standard Terrace Room
    Standard Terrace Room
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    • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
    • Partial ocean view
    • 1 king bed
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    One-Bedroom Villa (2 Adults + 2 Children)
    One-Bedroom Villa (2 Adults + 2 Children)
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    • Room size: 160 m²/1722 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
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    Airports

    Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ)
    33.6 km
    Pemba Airport (PMA)
    91.7 km
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    Reviews of Zanzibar Hotel from real guests

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    Agoda Reviews (14)Booking.com Reviews (230)
    7.8
    /
    10
    Very good
    Cleanliness9.0
    Facilities8.8
    Location7.7
    Room comfort and quality7.1
    Service8.3
    Value for money7.0
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    8.0
    Excellent
    christophe from France
    Couple
    Standard Terrace Room
    Stayed 6 nights in September 2016

    great for honeymooners”

    great time there, cheers..!

    Reviewed September 20, 2016
    9.7
    Exceptional
    Rodrigo from Brazil
    Couple
    Standard Garden View
    Stayed 7 nights in December 2014

    A luxury holiday.”

    Best service, delicious food and very organized hotel.
    Reviewed August 18, 2015
    9.7
    Exceptional
    Richard from Lebanon
    Group
    Standard Garden View
    Stayed 3 nights in January 2015

    Very nice hotel”

    Cleanliness, staff, hotel itself

    Very nice hotel with clean big rooms, smiley staff and a beautiful sandy beach. Food quality is very good.

    Reviewed January 05, 2015
    4.3
    Andrew from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Stayed 6 nights in June 2014

    A Nice Stay”

    Beautiful setting
    Reviewed June 13, 2014
    3.3
    Zeki from Germany
    Couple
    Standard Garden View
    Stayed 4 nights in July 2013

    just bad”

    people, food and sea

    The Hotel was okay and I think the price is much to high for that kind of service.

    Reviewed July 15, 2013
    8.7
    Excellent
    Drina from Portugal
    Couple
    Stayed 2 nights in June 2013

    The hotel itself was brilliant; but the staff...”

    The gorgeous ocean, the amazing rooms, the spa

    Our Stay at Melia Zanzibar was quite amazing, the hotel, the rooms and the food were excellent. The staff however need more training or experience to cater to the hospitality industry. Asking them for anything was a mission, something as simple as rescheduling a booking was a 15 minute conversation on the phone; if you tried to leave a message for someone, thats another 30 minute ordeal or passing phones from one person to the other... it seems they never grasped the idea of a leaving a message for someone. At one of the restaurants when we asked for a side plate to butter our breads; the waitress repeated "plate" back to me with a blank stare as if I was asking her to get the moon! Worst of all, when my husband and I were in the bath, we had a staff walk into our room without a door bell or a knock on the door, and suffice to say he blatantly lied when we confronted him with the manager. Yes we should have locked the door, but the idea of staying in a hotel is that you dont expect staff to barge into your room especially because the system would advise that the room is occupied; and even more so without a knock on the door or a doorbell. But he walks in saying "i am here to fix the locks" The F&B manager made it a point to reverse this travesty amongst many others by offering a full board service and were particularly looked after Chef on the Jetty restaurant. Hotel is great, location, room, and food are all great; but please make sure you carry your weight in patience while trying to communicate with the staff.

    Reviewed June 13, 2013
    7.0
    Very good
    lucy from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Standard Garden View
    Stayed 4 nights in January 2013

    Good size”

    Clean, very friendly staff

    Great hotel with excellent service. However it was in middle of nowhere and there was nothing to do apart from stay in hotel. Didn't feel like we were even in Africa. Could only eat at the buffet restaurant as there was a dress code for other restaurants in hotel

    Reviewed February 09, 2013
    7.0
    Very good
    Roko from Croatia
    Group
    Stayed 9 nights in December 2012

    5 star hotel”

    Clean, reliable, comfortable, relatively efficient

    for african standards its a great hotel. we went their for our honey moon. you pay a bit more and you get solid service. if you are searching for a no mess no fuss hotel then its great. i can imagine its a good place if you have small children i personally was not overly impressed. it lacks authenticity and soul. its a sterile typical corporate hotel / resort. the type of place for those who lack imagination. if you're traveling to africa and want an authentic experience then this is not the place for you. the service at times can be sloppy, but this is typical for africa. you don't travel to africa if you want american service. stay in the us for that. but if you're paying a little more then you would expect a little bit better service. the biggest issue for the hotel is the beach. not a good beach at all. from morning until 4pm the tide is out and you cannot swim at the beach! disaster. cleanliess can be improved.

    Reviewed January 16, 2013
    8.3
    Excellent
    steve from United States
    Couple
    Stayed 2 nights in July 2012

    Wonderful hotel, great staff, good location”

    The staff was very nice, the rooms were very clean. A happy place to be

    We only had 2 nights to stay there, but we really enjoyed our stay. Very professional and attentive staff in all areas. I look forward to coming back, to spend a little more time there

    Reviewed July 25, 2012
    6.3
    Good
    JEAN-PHILIPPE from France
    Couple
    Standard Garden View
    Stayed 4 nights in January 2013

    Oui, mais... non !”

    Situation

    très bel hôtel, très beaux jardins parfaitement entretenus, très belle chambre petit déjeuner varié et de qualité pour le dîner, 2 possibilités : -restaurant buffet assez cher (45 usd/pers.) et pas renversant - restaurant à la carte ("aqua") mais il faut réserver avant 15h. rétrospectivement, la formule "all inclusive" (50 usd/jour/pers.) est sans doute la meilleure solution mais très mal expliquée à notre arrivée un point négatif, rédhibitoire, la qualité du service : épouvantable 1) erreur lors du check in : notre chambre a été facturée 2 fois. plus d'une semaine après, nous attendons encore le remboursement (un peu plus de 1300 usd !). aucun dédommagement ne nous a par ailleurs été proposé... car la direction de l'hôtel a considéré que nous n'avions subi aucun préjudice 2) fuite d'eau au plafond de notre salle de bain déclarée le 2e jour : à notre départ, le 4e jour, rien n'avait, semble-t-il, été fait 3) réservation du restaurant "aqua" pour le dîner : à notre arrivée, la réservation avait été mystérieusement annulée ... pas d'excuse et nécessité de s'énerver pour obtenir finalement une table personnel très inégal en termes d'amabilité et de prise en charge. globalement, une expérience client tres décevante pour un hôtel de ce standing

    Reviewed January 13, 2013
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