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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This resort is very nice. The staff are very friendly and make you feel comfortable. The food was nice and tasty. We enjoyed the beach activites. A spa is available at the hotel which allows some serious tender loving care to a stressed body. Theme Evenings with shows and activities. Activities available for kids like table tennis, and pool activities....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was a bit more expensive than others around it, but i prefer to pay a bit more and have a bit of more relax. There were not kids around and for me it was important as I wanted calm. It's prepared a lot for Italian people, as in the buffet you could always find a station to cook...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We spent 4 nights in an ocean side bungalow which was fabulous - close to the beach bar and not far from the restaurant. Everything was well laid out and easy to find our way around. Staff couldn't have been friendlier and service was very good. Food was very good. Room was comfortable with great air-conditioning. This was our last...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We have been in this hotel for 3 days with our sic children and Could not find one negatieve point! It is clean, extremely friendly staff, great food and a fantastic location. We Could not ask for anything more 👍😎😄 when going to Zanzibar we would recommand this hotel

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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We’ve just returned from Zanzibar Diamonds Mapenzi Beach resort. We went on our own. This is excellent hotel. Hotel staff is very pleasant.The rooms were very clean, fresh towels every day. Every room had air condition, but there was no need for this, only sometimes to dry our stuff. Very big bed 2x2m with baldachin. WiFi was not available in...

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear cdoviste87, Asante sana! What a lovely review! We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us from the rooms to our service and our restaurant. We very much look forward to welcoming you back here in the near future! Kind regards, Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Management Team

Farnham, Surrey
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We’ve just returned from a week at the Diamonds Mapenzi Beach resort. Overall this was a great hotel. I’ve provided some feedback both for other travellers and for hotel management. The hotel’s own website gives a good overview of the facilities. The hotel sits in its own grounds and has a mix of spread-out garden and beach villa guest accommodation....

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear David Mackey, Thank you very much for your time in writing a review, with kind comments and also constructive criticism as it greatly helps s to improve our resort and services! Regarding the tips for our staff it was well received with a big thank you and put in our main tip box of the hotel as soon as...

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was a fantastic family vacation in mid October. We stayed for a week in two Beach villas with outstanding view. The accommodation was as expected very clean with everything needed to make you feel comfortable. The food was just excellent with variety of choices African, Asian and European cuisine, many fruits and sweets. The staff was very friendly and...

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear Mirtcho, Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words about our resort! We are so happy to hear that you had a perfect family holiday with us and that everything was right for your rest and relaxation! We look forward to welcoming you back soon again for another stay in paradise! Kind regards, Diamonds Mapenzi...

Middlesex
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My family (2 adults, one 10, and one 7 year old) spent 10 amazing days at Diamonds Mapenzi in late August. It is simply the best place for a really relaxing, slow paced holiday. We had a superior garden room with a view through the palm trees of the beach. The rooms are very comfortable and cleaned every day, with...

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear vzfamily, Thank you so much for taking your time in writing such an extensive review of our resort! We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your well-deserved break from everyday life to the fullest and that you were able to relax and have a good time with us. We very look forward to welcoming you back soon...

Granby, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After a few days of intense adventure on the safari circuit Diamond Mapenzi Beach Club was perfect to relax before the long trip back home. My room was in an individual bungalow in the third row from the beach, I could hear the waves crash on the reef quite a distance away. It was about 50 metres from the actual...

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear WolfyP, What a fantastic review! Thank you so much for your time in writing down all these kind words and compliments! We will be sure to pass them on towards each department. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your well-deserved break from everyday life to the fullest and that you were able to relax and have...

Blackburn
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have been meaning to post this review for weeks after a lovely holiday at Mapenzi Beach ( We were there in August). The beach villa was lovely, spacious, clean and attended to twice a day. The view of white sand and palm trees is great but don’t think you are at the same level as the sea, you walk...

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear Chelseablackburn, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and compliments, we will be sure to pass them on to everyone! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay to the fullest, and that David was able to be there for you throughout your entire stay to make it as enjoyable as possible Thank you again for...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the east coast of Zanzibar on the Kiwengwa shoreline, Diamonds Mapenzi Beach perfectly blends in the natural environment of the surrounding landscape, covering an area of 4 hectares blessed with a long white beach and lush tropical gardens of palms and colourful bougainvillea. The Resort is just 40 minutes from Zanzibar international airport and is a perfect choice for guests in search of a retreat that offers a nice mixture of relax,fun and extensive all inclusive services ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamonds Mapenzi Beach

Address: PO Box 100, Mahonda, Tanzania (Formerly Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club)
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Mahonda
Price Range: $243 - $576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Diamonds Mapenzi Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club Hotel Mahonda
Mapenzi Beach Hotel
Mapenzi Beach Zanzibar
Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Zanzibar Island/Mahonda
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“Beach view and lots of activities”
 of 5 bubbles HappycampersCT1, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach bungalows are nice, but even the furthest rooms from the beach are only about a minute walk.”
  • front porch of my room
  • complexe bathroom with giant shower stall
  • A decent sized in-room safe is provided free of charge.
  • view from the lobby towards the ocean
  • a comfortable bed with new flower decoration every day
 of 5 bubbles WolfyP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. We had one in the top near to the pool but there are ones right on the beach if you prefer.”
 of 5 bubbles 455marymm, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beach rooms are the largest .”
 of 5 bubbles DeeJL2015, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good you can have garden or beach chose is yours”
 of 5 bubbles 13michaelp13, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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