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DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nungwi is to us the best part of the island with great restaurants and beach bars - Double Tree is fabulous with great breakfast and central to visit the village and main beach areas - Excellent service!

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1Thank LVanZyl
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel deserves mention when the Front Desk is manned by Ali 'Ikemefuna' - the result was end to end quality service throughout the stay, seeing to your well-being from start to finish. This allowed for a fitting balance between rest and relaxation and adventure to be obtained. Undoubtedly the best located hotel in terms of accessing the pristine non-rocky...

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1Thank Trent S
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was one of the best holidays of my life. I loved Zanzibar as a country, found the people so friendly, the beaches are heavenly, the food so delicious, the coffee absolutely outstanding, the history interesting and the spices tantalising! Our stay at Double Tree really topped it all off! The staff cannot do enough to make your stay amazing!...

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Ruth, Thank you for your wonderful review and comments. We are so happy to hear that you had such an amazing time in Zanzibar. We are holding your heart safely tucked away in a jar for you and it is waiting for your return to Zanzibar!!! We look forward to welcoming you back at to our hotel sometime again....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to Zanzibar on New Year's Eve. Pick up from the hotel was there waiting for us and we were taken to the hotel. I had read reviews regarding a long terrible road before you get to the hotel, but found that exaggerated as it was not that long and also we got to see the town outside the...

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful informative and honest review. I am sure that fellow travelers can find your points helpful. We have taken notice of your comments and wish to thank you your patience and understanding regarding any issues that you might have experienced. Over and above this, we are happy to have made stay a wonderful one...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

First of all the view and atmosphere was amazing. The rooms were excellent, and the water was beautiful. The only problem i had was that the hotel needed a minor upgrade because a lot of the appliance were faulty. But if this happens the plumber is there right away with a smile on his face. One thing I left out...

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time trouble to write your review and for giving us your feedback. All your comments are noted. We are so happy that a wonderful stay with us and in Zanzibar and look forward to welcoming you back someday. Kind regards, from the Team.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited beautiful Nungwi in August last year and had a wonderful trip. The staff at double tree hilton were friendly and warm, especially Ali who made us feel very welcome and assisted us with all our requirements. Thanks Ali and double tree for a an amazing holiday!!

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so happy to see that you had a wonderful stay with us. Thank you for your praise for Ali, who is a wonderful asset for the team, hotel and the community. I will pass your comments onto him. We look forward to welcoming you back to Zanzibar...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thus was my third visit to Zanzibar and first visit to Double Tree by Hilton. It was an amazing experience, everything in this hotel was as per expectation. Food was good and they had enough variety. Service is amazing and their employees really work hard to make you happy. A big shout out to Philly, Ali, James and Martin. Martin...

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review and share your feedback. We are glad to have made your stay a memorable one and certainly hope to welcome you back here one day. I will pass on your gratitude and special mention to, Pilly, Ali, James and Martin and share your comments with the...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were transported to our hotel from the airport on a air condition bus and the ride is about an hour and half . All around you see poverty stricken villages and amazing road side stalls. Friendly villagers greet you as you drive through. Once you enter the hotel grounds you know you have arrived . Check in was simple...

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such an informative review and I am sure this will help future travelers to Zanzibar. All your comments have been noted and we have shared your thoughts with the team. We are glad that we have made your family stay a memorable occasion and look forward...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As all travallers to Africa - after safaries we decide to go to beach. High prices overal in Zanzibar surprised but we decided to go, expecting superb experience. It was wrong at this hilton from the very begining - we ordered transfer from Airport - BUT this hilton DID NOT meat us! Family with child staying near Airport looking for...

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and feedback. Honestly, in some of areas we have failed your expectations. We have share your comments with the team and have brought this to the the attention of the relevant department heads. With regards to the different coloured arm bands, this so because, we have 5 different meal plans. So for half...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arrived as a couple very early in the morning. Due to early arrival, we had to wait at the spa area until the check in time before we could move into our room, very tired from our journey. Overall stay was awesome. Scenery is amazing. Close to the beach. There's also a pool within the resort. Several other restaurants are...

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Shaun G, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to share your thoughts. We are glad to have made your stay a memorable one. Thank you for your understanding with regards to your early arrival process. I shared your compliments with all our staff and hope to welcome you back to Zanzibar one day. Kind regards, from the Team.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unwind at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar-Nungwi, set on the most northern tip of Zanzibar in Tanzania. Feel valued and cared for on arrival with a freshly baked DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie. Relax in a spacious guest room with a private balcony and ocean panoramas or upgrade to a two-room suite and feel pampered with a 30-minute house massage, fully stocked mini bar, and daily fruit basket.Boasting a traditional Zanzibar style with Makuti palm leaf roofs, this Nungwi hotel offers spectacular sea views and direct beach access. Relax on pristine, white sand with sun beds and parasols and explore the tropical waters while scuba diving or snorkeling. Plunge into the outdoor, freshwater pool or sip on cocktails and fresh fruit juices from Dolphin’s pool bar. Continue your exercise routine in the modern fitness center or enjoy morning yoga on the beach.Savor innovative international and fusion specialties at Fisherman Bar & Grill before admiring the Zanzibar sunset and trying authentic Shisha aromatic tobacco. Enjoy traditional, live entertainment at Ngalawa Restaurant and savor delicious local cuisine next to the beach.Celebrate your dream wedding with stunning, exotic backdrops, host your special event on the beach, or choose from three flexible function rooms for your next corporate meeting of up to 100 guests. Stay productive in the well-equipped business center and enjoy complimentary parking and WiFi throughout the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi

Address: Nungwi Village P.O. Box 2651, Nungwi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $255 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Doubletree By Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi Hotel Nungwi
DoubleTree By Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi Zanzibar Island
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#7 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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“All rooms are great, pool view rooms also have view of the ocean...”
 of 5 bubbles LVanZyl, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would suggest ground floor rooms by the pool - easy in and out to the pool area and no stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles frenchbrasilera, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms may be more prone to mold/smell problems.”
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“Beach view not the pool and ask for the second floor.”
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