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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Diamonds has the perfect balance if you're after plenty or r&r, but also good food and a bit of a 'scene' in the evening. We stayed for 7 days and never left the resort (besides a trip to the nearby shop for sun cream) as it had plenty of options. As villa guests you can eat whenever, wherever, but we...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 2 stay in the fabulous hotel Diamont star of the east la Gemma. Here is a very good beach that is sandy and the ocean is warm and clean. The food is very delicious however, the staff can not make meat because it is too hard. To sum up everything up it was a very nice stay...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Michelin P Thank you for sharing your recent experiences and we are delighted you overall stay was so positive. Rest assured we have addressed your constructive feedback on our meat which is now imported for our Star of the East guests. We all all delighted you had a nice stay and we all look forward to welcoming you back...

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 January 2017

First of i would like to say thanks to Marcel, you run an excellent resort. From the start you could get a sense that the staff will go out of their way to make your holiday experience a magical one. My wife (7 months pregnant at the time) was being treated like a Queen and made her feel comfortable at...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear hennachamp2017 Thank you on behalf of Marcel and the team at our Diamonds Star of the East resort for all your wonderful feedback on your recent stay with us which they were delighted to receive. I am delighted you and your wife could relax and that the team looked after you both so well. We all look forward to...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Place is a an hour and 15 minutes from airport. We had 3 villas. Each was beautifully designed and architecture and layout for the property was excellent. However air conditioning is not optimal one feels hot and humid despite cranking up the ac. One villa's ac was non functioning and problems occurred with cable tv and the sinks. It appears...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear pkha1, Thank you very much for your time in leaving us a review of our resort. We apologize deeply for the inconveniences you have experienced with the air-conditioning during your stay. Due to the extreme temperatures we experienced we were challenged in getting the room temperatures down to the low 20 degrees. We are in the process of looking...

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

In November 2016 I traveled with a friend to Tanzania for safari and I ended my trip in Nungwi at the Diamond Star of the east hotel...we had an amazing large villa with a Butler....the service was excellent the stuff very friendly and welcoming...the entertainment was great sport, show and party every day and night. ...the beach amazing I could...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear rosymassoudfayad What a fantastic review! Thank you so much for your time in writing down all these kind words and compliments! We are very pleased to hear that you had such a magnificent stay, enjoying our private beach and fantastic jetty to the fullest. Thank you again for your kind comments and we very much look forward to welcoming...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We recently stayed at Diamonds Star of the East for a week to celebrate my wife's 30th birthday. We absolutely loved every second of our stay! Too many highlights to even mention, from the fantastic Villa (we stayed in number 10) with private pool, our wonderful butlers Pia and Salma, the great bartenders / waiters (especially Dickrack, Salim, and Ali),...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Wills_BKR1, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and compliments, we will be sure to pass them to everyone! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay to the fullest, and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon again to our piece of luxury, with our East African hospitality! Kind regards,

Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Diamonds Star of the East for four nights right after our safari trip in Tanzania, as part of our honeymoon. The place has approximately 10 villas, each secluded so you have complete privacy from the outside. The villas are exactly as shown and described in the hotel's website and even exceed those, and exceeded our own...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Eliav, Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words about our resort! We are so happy to hear that you have spent such a magnificent honeymoon here with us, and we would like to congratulate you once again! We look forward to welcoming you back soon again for another stay in paradise! Kind regards, Andrew

Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We stated for a night at one of the villas and we had an unforgettable stay. We've been to several luxury resorts in Zanzibar and I have to say this was our top choice! Clean amenities, fantastic service, yummy food, and a perfect ending to our honeymoon ❤️ We checked out the resort with a plan to revisit this paradise...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear sadeemalh, Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words about our resort, service and offerings! We are so happy to hear that you have spent such a wonderful honeymoon here with us, and we all look forward to welcoming you back soon again to celebrate your anniversaries or just for a longer stay to relax...

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The people were very helpful and always smiling. In particular I'd like to mention : Esther (our afternoon Butler), Salma (our morning Butler), Dickrack (the barman), Salum (one of the waiters that did much more than the others) and Amos (also a barman and waiter). All of these people went out of their way to make our stay more enjoyable....

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Nicolas P, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and compliments, we will be sure to pass them on to everyone! We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us from our facilities to our staff, and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon again to our piece of luxury, with...

Echo Park, Ca
Reviewed 27 September 2016

we stayed here February 2016 after a glorious safari in SA and while the resort itself is pretty and the beach is magnificent, the hotel does not measure up to a five star resort. its seriously lacking in terms of service, luxury amenities and quality expected at this price point. it took forever to get food brought to the room...

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear curious213, Thank you for sharing your review on your experiences from your stay in February this year. I sincerely apologise and I am most sorry that your stay was marred but so many disappointing issues. Rest assured as discussed in person, your comments were taken on board and corrective measures have been taken in all areas concerned. We have...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A magnificent private sanctuary of eleven exclusive villas with their own plunge pool and a tastefully furnished terrace, a covered Makuti patio and a large tropical garden to enjoy exclusive privacy and the supreme view over the Indian Ocean and the famous Zanzibar sunset. The villas are named after eleven of the most precious gems in the world to match the modern and contemporary African style architecture. Personal butler service, a private beach and unmatched all-inclusive services accommodate the most discerning traveller with ultimate comfort, privacy and luxury. Literally everything and anything you could dream of is catered for at the very highest level of all-inclusive services including access to all facilities, restaurants and bars of Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est. Diamonds Star of the East is member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamonds Star of the East

Address: Nungwi Road, Nungwi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $947 - $1,626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Diamonds Star of the East 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Diamonds Star Of The East Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#7 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
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“Diamonds star of the east private villa is a must”
 of 5 bubbles hennachamp2017, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All villas are well located. Chef is substandard.”
 of 5 bubbles pkha1, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only saw Villa 10, assuming the rest are just as great!”
 of 5 bubbles Wills_BKR1, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best are the villas, I believe we had twelve with the indoor hottub”
 of 5 bubbles Kmet44, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The two bedroom villa is great for couples/family. Beautiful bedrooms and plenty of space to relax/eat.”
 of 5 bubbles 263lyny, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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