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Dream of Zanzibar

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 20 April 2015

THE GOOD; The rooms are very beautiful and spacious. Beautiful beach and very large pool. Daily fun activities like African night and Arabic night dinners on the beach. Excellent variety in the buffet. Friendly and helpful manager. THE BAD; Very poor training of room service staff and housekeeping staff, which dampened our experience. The kids club is poorly equipped. Be...

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sohail Ali, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and to for taking the time to share your experience. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the beach and the pool, we do appreciate your comments and it will be handled by the concerning departments. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This place is particularly suited for those looking to relax in a beautiful establishment, and let themselves be spoilt by great food and good service, whilst enjoying the stunning beach and vast amenities.

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Vincent, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for sharing your experience with us. All the team is happy to read that you had relaxing memorable holiday, enjoying our beach and our different restaurants. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels.

Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

I spent there last 10 days of March and it was fun. I particularly liked the size of my room (deluxe double room), it is spacious, comfy and clean. There were few minor problems (the phone was out of order, shower not working at its best, safe got stuck ....but they fixed that!) the outside area is beautiful, they take...

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ana, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your wonderful review. we are delighted to read that you had a wonderful holiday, especially enjoying our spacious rooms. we do appreciate your feedback regarding the rooms. we are happy to know that you enjoyed our evening entertainment program. Looking forward to welcome you back to the...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Hakuna Matata is the perfect description for the wonderful experience that we had in the fantastic Dream of Zanzibar! As this was my first time on this island everything turned out to be a beautiful and unexpected surprise. The hotel is a corner of natural paradise immersed in thick tropical nature and surrounded by the clearest and most unreal ocean...

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Angi, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar for your Easter Holiday and for writing your amazing review.All the team is Happy to read that you had fantastic holiday, enjoying especially our SPA and various activities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels.

Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We were in this wonderful hotel in April 2015. couples without children. We wanted a quiet resort with a complete and worry-free. We took the all-inclusive deal. The hotel maintained an amazing level. Extensive gardens and manicured. Two beautiful swimming pools. One very quiet next to the rooms. And a large second pool close to the beach. The room is...

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Omer, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your wonderful experience with us. we are delighted to read that your holiday was memorable, enjoying our quiet atmosphere, rooms and different facilities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels.

Reviewed 10 April 2015

We stayed in this hotel 5 nights in December. From the moment of arrival and till check out - we were treated in a very special way. upon arrival, we got all welcome amenities, and the girl explained to us all amenities and booked the restaurant for every day, giving recommendations. we had AI and our days didn't cover all...

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Natalia, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for sharing your experience. we are happy to read that your holiday was wonderful and full of activities enjoying our rooms, restaurants and different facilities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We stayed for a week in April 2015 and had a fantastic holiday. The staff are incredible and the food exceeded our expectations for a package holiday. Any minor issues that we had were rapidly resolved by staff and management.

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Warren, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for posting your wonderful review. all the team is delighted to read that you had a fantastic holiday. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I heard of Dream of Zanzibar from my travel agent so opted for it as she is quite reliable but sorry to say the hotel was quite disappointing. Firsty it seems to cater to European clientele only so if you are not a European, I would advise you to avoid it. To cut it short let me speak in terms...

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ankeet, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the hotel location and the variety of the food. Please accept our apologies regarding the other issues, we will use your comments to improve our service. We are happy to know that...

Ramat Gan, Israel
Reviewed 5 April 2015

the hotel is beautiful and and well maintained. the staff is doing everything that you enjoy your stay. the gardening,the pool,the food,the drinks,the beach,the restaurants i have one word: perfect !!! we will be back and recommand to our friends for sure.

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Eyalush, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your experience. we are all happy to read that your holiday was perfect and you enjoyed our different facilities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels.

Reviewed 2 April 2015

The team is one of the best I have ever been served by, polite, smiling, responsive. The facilities are well maintained, very clean, and whole team is one of the best I ever been served by, and not because I'm young. Lots of outdoor activities. The all inclusive offer is recommended. The Italian restaurant id recommended, If I had to...

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Dear Koby, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your wonderful review. we are delighted to read your comments regarding our staff and to know that you had excellent experience. we appreciate your comments regarding the wine, we are glad to know that you enjoyed the Italian restaurant. Looking forward to welcome you back to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dream of Zanzibar is a superb 5 star all inclusive Resort, proud member of The Emerald Collection. The Resort is nestled in the midst of exotic gardens on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. Dream of Zanzibar offers 104 deluxe gardens rooms, 40 ocean view junior suites, 10 additional junior suites with Jacuzzi and 3 beach villas with private pool. The 5 Restaurants offer guests an exceptional variety of dining options and 3 bars feature relaxing environments to enjoy refreshing drinks and cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dream of Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Mahonda
Price Range: $276 - $459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dream of Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 157
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Also Known As:
Diamonds Dream Of Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Dream Of Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Mahonda
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Try get a sea view.”
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“Request a room as near to beach as possible”
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“Choose a room close to the restaurants and beach.”
CarmenSue_Lopes, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“A shower door would be a good idea so that the bathroom floor doesn't get wet all the time. ”
436lynnh, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Maybe it is worthwhile to opt for the villas as they are down at the swimming pool and the restaurants”
enricoj554, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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