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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister visits the sultan hotel for years now and had planned her wedding there. My wife, I and our children (3 and almost one) stayed at the bluebay in December 2016. This hotel has everything you could think of. Spa, lots of pools, a Caribbean like beach just at your doorsteps and very friendly staff. Especially with children the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, clean, staff friendly,beach nice apart from locals trying to sell u stuff, good service until a load of conference people come in then we were left to get on with things ourselves, ie waiter service went down where we had to wait 15mins for a drink, my main issue is that they only left 2 sachets of coffee...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends visited Bluebay beach resort and spa in kiwemgwa zanzibar on 05.05.2015.we found this hotel the best place to be! The management team and the staff are very friendly!in march'2017 we went back again because of the very friendly staff team and very very nice food!but this time we booked sultan sands.on arrival we got a very...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on famous Kiwengwa Beach and making Bluebay your second home. Thank you also for finding time to write your feedback. We are humbled that you scored us tops in all the areas. I would like to assure you that we will continue to raise the bar so that we continue to try...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a great place for a honeymoon or relaxation. The food spread is diverse and delicious. People are friendly. Lots of water sports. Some evenings have entertainment. Loved the masseur. Sea is good for swimming. Clean water.

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for having chosen the spice Island of Zanzibar and our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa on famous Kiwengwa Beach as your preferred holiday destination for the second time – no better choice than to come and stay with us on One Happy Island It is always a delight to see guest appreciating the ambiance...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for an amazing venue by the ocean, great hospitality and friendly service for a romantic destination wedding, then Bluebay Beach Resort should be your choice. We looked at several Zanzibar beach properties and this worked best for our diverse guests because Bluebay staff were very welcoming & accommodating from day one and the resort had a...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Jambo Christel i was glad to read your review online this morning ,it made my day ! Thank you so much for taking time to share your experiences it means a lot to all the Bluebay staff that you took the time to tell the world about them I am so happy you enjoyed the the facilities offered ,service and...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the second I arrived, I knew I was in the right spot. Smiling service, fresh mango juice and the perfect view of the Indian Ocean. A bit of rain never spiked the mood, it was easy enough to play a game of pool or have the kids hit the kids club while we had a great cocktail at the...

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for having chosen the spice Island of Zanzibar and our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa on famous Kiwengwa Beach as your preferred holiday destination for the second time – no better choice than to come and stay with us on One Happy Island It is always a delight to see guest appreciating the ambiance...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one week Sultan Sands then 3 nights Safari, one night Serena Stonetown, then finally 7 nights Bluebay. Beach front hotel. Excellent choice of food Staff very friendly and helpful especially Abdallah Kalonjo. Will definitely come back again. Holiday arranged by Somak.

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Jambo we were glad to see your review online this morning,it made our day here at Bluebay Beach resort & Spa Thanks a lot for Taking time to share your experience online ,it means a lot to all the staff ! I am happy you enjoyed our facilities especially the rooms ,dining experience in our main restaurant where we pride...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When i found negative reviews from other travellers I amazed and ask myself how ? A great hotel with friendly staff. They are away to assist you anytime ,beautiful clean beach definitely you want to come back again.extra mile benefits that we paid FOR one HOTEL and we enjoyed both hotels (sultan sand hotel Shared same ground adjoining of blue...

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David A, Resident Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Jambo Tanuj M we were glad to see your review online this morning,it made our day here at Bluebay Beach resort & Spa Thanks alot for Taking time to share your experience online ,iit means alot to all the staff ! I am happy you enjoyed our facilities especially the rooms ,dining experience in our main restaurant where we pride...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a wonderful Easter holiday here with the family. Situated on Kiwengwa beach, I quite liked the combination of sun, sea breeze, sea & sand with lush green gardens all around the resort. Thumbs up on the variety of food, evening entertainment, comfortable beds, courteous staff members always saying hello, proactive manager called Benjamin, One Ocean office for scuba...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review and your great recommendation to your friends, It was a pleasure for us to have the opportunity to make your stay with us and your holidays on Kiwengwa Beach again an enjoyable experience. It means a great deal to us to be able to not only meet but also to exceed our guests’ expectations....

New York
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very well planned out resort. It offers a pool with a kiddie pool attached. There is the beach which has steps leading down. The tide is extreme. So when the tide is in you can't swim in the Indian Ocean, but when the tide is going out or coming in you can access the beach. The only problem with the...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Wow!!! What a fantastic review to wake up to. Thank you very much, The team at Bluebay is so pleased and encouraged by your kind words……we promise you it will only get better. Our staff remains the greatest asset the BlueBay resorts have to offer and they have made this a great place with excellent services they constantly deliver to...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury beachfront resort with traditional Swahili charm, Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is situated on the finest white beach on the east coast of Zanzibar. The resort is one of the island’s most prestigious properties offering the ultimate in beach comfort: excellent accommodation; fine wining and dining; a host of sports and leisure facilities; the famous Oasis Spa; and our award-winning service. Bluebay’s rooms and suites are set within 30-acres of tropical gardens with over 1,000 palm trees, some right at the ocean’s edge. All rooms are spacious, bright and beautifully decorated in Zanzibari style. Dining at Bluebay showcases Zanzibar’s celebrated local ingredients with an emphasis on fresh seafood and contemporary cuisine. As well as being a magical destination for holidaymakers wishing to soak up the sun and absorb the enchanting culture of Zanzibar, the resort offers excellent facilities for meetings, conferences and group incentives. And our weddings and events team can help you plan a private party, a wedding and, of course, a honeymoon! Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is Bluebay’s premier brand. The resort shares a 500m stretch of beach with its sister property – Sultan Sands Island Resort. ... more   less 

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Address: | North Coast, Kiwengwa 3276, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $196 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Take a lower placed room.”
DiFred, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the beachfront have beautiful view and flat accessibility. The far rooms are quieter but you have to climb some steps.”
Abuelsa, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“take a room upstairs!”
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“its your own fault to go there:”
peterschilhan, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Garden view rooms are very good value for money”
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