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Melia Zanzibar

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was great overall and situated in a beautiful part of the island. The staff are attentive and go that extra "mile". The food is good but the beverages are slightly average. Fruit juice are not fresh etc. The room we had was great, with a good view, large comfortable bed and awesome outside shower. The pool overlooks the...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar with all Tripadvisor users! We are delight to read that you loved our location and you will recommend us 100%, furthermore, I am sincerely pleased to know that our service met your expectations and you have appreciated the kindness of our employees. We are really...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we stayed their for three days/ 2 nights .. it was really great getaway plan we spent one night at the oceanic view romance pavilion which was very nice with peaceful view ,and the other night was at the one bedroom villa which was very nice and big enough .. the room service was 24/7 and so quick and perfect...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor! We are trhilled to know that you had a "great short Getaway" in Melia Zanzibar and that our romantic pavilions and our villas with their exclusive The Level Service exceed your expectations. I have taken great pleasure to share your review with our whole team and passed on special thanks...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 10 days . Even if april is a rainy month here, we have had sun everyday. The rooms are very clean and spacious. Food very tasty, enough for everybody. We recomand this hotel to families with children. The ocean is perfect and the beach exotic. We will come back for sure here. Thanks to all staff...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ramona, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a nice review about your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. Our whole team is thrilled to know that your "holiday was perfect" and you loved our rooms, our food and our beach area. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back with us! Best Regards, Alejandro Perez...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was a perfect getaway. We stayed there 2 nights first night in the romance pavilion which was awesome and the second night in one bedroom villa that was unbelievable. It was a wonderful experience. Eventhough it was rainy season we got lucky and got the sunlight. The service was the best. Everything was more than we were expected, the...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sara, Thank you very much for sharing such a detailed and positive review about your stay with us in Melia Zanzibar. We are really happy to see that you tried one of our pavilions and also one of our villas and both exceed your expectations. We are touched by your kind words about our service and team members and...

Edirne, Edirne, Turkey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed there 3 days. Everything was good just breakfast is not enough. I was waiting more kind fruits, cheese and egg are not delicious. There wasn't many choices. Pool, nature, workers and ocean are nice..

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor. We are happy to know that your layover in our hotel was fine, and you loved our pool, and our staff, but we are really sorry to learn that our breakfast did not exceed your expectations. We hope to welcome you back again. Best regards, Alejandro Perez...

London, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Melia is a beautiful resort, the location cannot be faulted at all. It is about 90 minutes from the airport by private transfer. The site is a secure compound on the northern side of the island. Rooms, are comfortable, very clean, all have outdoor showers which is all we ever used. I am very big on clean bathrooms and this...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. It is great to read that you loved our location, the cleanliness of rooms, our Jetty bar and our Gabi Beach, but we are sorry to know that our food in our buffet did not exceed your expectations. If you plan to come back to Zanzibar...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Malia Zanzibar for 8 days, And these were 8 perfect days. The service is amazing, the food very tasty, the hotel was very clean and tidy and the hotel had very enjoyable attractions. There are no other words to describe the hotel apart from perfect and we recommend it a lot !!!!

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in Melia Zanzibar with all Tripadvisor users! We are delighted to know that you found our service "amazing", our food "tasty", and the hotel "clean and tidy". We really hope to welcome you back soon for another perfect stay. Meanwhile, do no forget to follow us...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Melia hotel is such a stunning hotel and definitely a holiday destination, one to remember! I stayed there for 3 nights for a retreat and I wish I had stayed longer. I will definitely be back. I love the Jetty area by the sea it was so serene where you can watch the beautiful sunrise it was so relaxing. The...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you very much for sharing such a positive review! It is great to read that your stay with us was "one to remember" and you will come back. We are happy to see that you loved our food, our rooms but that our team made a difference in your stay. Our whole team will...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Melia Zanzibar is the most peaceful and tranquil places I have ever visited. If you live a hectic lifestyle then this is the place to rewind relax and catch your breath. Their excellent staff and service make you feel special. The food is excellent and infact at times ...too much. The check in and out is as easy as 1...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Singh Family, First of all, we want to thank you for having the time and sharing your experience with us in Melia Zanzibar. We are delighted that you had such a good experience with us and your whole family could relax and recharge batteries. We are really happy to see that our food and our scenery exceed your expectations....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here for a week and upgraded the room to a pavilion, a private house on the beach which was perfect. The stuff is amazing, the service was excellent, the privet beach is heaven, the food is great and I can only say thank you Melia Zanzibar for a perfect vacation, and see you again soon.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a lovely review, and for sharing it with all Tripadivosr users. We are really glad to see that you decided to stay in one of our Romantic pavilions and that you loved it. We are touched by your kind words about our service and your compliments have been shared with our entire team. We...

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  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melia Hotel and Resort is Zanzibar's leading international resort, situated on the north-east coast of the island. Melia Zanzibar is built on a 40 acre estate with a beautiful beach of pearlescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters, 300 meters long, situated at the very end of the property to procure the perfect combination with nature. The resort is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing a relaxing and safe experience. The hotel is the perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $323 - $635 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Melia Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“oceanic romance pavilion and the villas”
  • 1 bed room villa private pool
  • 1 bed room villa living room
  • oceanic romance pavilion view
reem_sm11, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best views, closer to hotel, patio room”
Dalawi, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Perfect hotel.Kindly staff.Amazing view”
263ebrua, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“most of the rooms, suits and Villas comes with sea view”
Ge0geS, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front pavilions are perfect.. next time I would ask for room with swing in the balcony overlooking the ocean”
AmiTara, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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