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Melia Zanzibar

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful resort! The view was amazing, comfy bed, friendly staff, great beach & lots of good food. We managed to get a lot of much needed rest. My husband and I went scuba diving for the first time...Awesome!!! There's a wide range of activities to choose from. We will definitely visit again!

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

Dear Chinyimba, Thank you for sharing your comments in TripAdvisor! We are glad to read that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us but also that you enjoyed our views, our food options and our beach. We are also delighted to see your recognize of our friendly staff services. We really look forward to welcoming you back in Melia Zanzibar. Best...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

If i could give this hotel 5 stars for locations and grounds and 1 star for staff and rooms i would! This hotel is not cheap and is a 5 star so you would expect the service to be the same - its not! When we arrived and we lend to our room - we found out the outdoor shower...

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

Dear Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. First of all, we are happy to see that you really enjoyed our location and facilities, but we are deeply sorry to learn that your experience was not as expected. Our team work really hard to give the best of them and the best service to...

Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Hii all The hotel is a such a place where you would love to take pictures of its fine infrastructure and location. It has its own charm to entertain its guest. Reception is warm welcome and the cleanliness is a priority to the hotel. Its a big property and the rooms are very good and its Gabi beach is a...

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

Dear Yusuf, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. I am absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed our property, our location, the room’ s facilities and our varied gastronomic offers within the different hotel’s outlets. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for another and even better experience with us....

beer yaakov
Reviewed 3 May 2016

great hotel. the staff will do anything so you fell comfortable. we really enjoyed our week stay at the hotel. the hotel is not suitable for people looking for an extreme vacation, there is almost nothing to do in the evening - but we liked it! the food is great, all the meals have good variety and each dinnr has...

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

Dear Ofir, Many thanks for taking the time to post such anice review about your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are thrilled to read that your stay with us was a pleasant one and that the hotel facilities, our different food options, as well as the staff services exceed your expectations. Hoping to welcome you back in Melia Zanzibar...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The hotel is situated in a large complex and rooms are spread out in bungalow style. Choice and quality of food is good. The rooms are beautiful and very modern equipped , with nice balconies and bathrooms include an outdoor shower. There is low key evening entertainment during dinner which is nice and not disturbing. The landscape is beautiful including...

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

Dear Martin, Many thanks for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor! We are absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed our rooms, our entertainment and our varied gastronomic offers within the different hotel’s outlets. We are always looking forward to welcome you back at Melia Zanzibar. Asante Sana, Alejandro Perez Iniesta Guest Experience Manager

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Totally satisfied, highly recommended hotel. Amazing location, super friendly staff, very good food everywhere (there are 5 restaurants), good facilities. Be careful if you go in april-june, it is the rain season, it can be extremely humid and it can rain sometimes during the whole day.

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

Dear Guest, We are delighted that you were totally satisfied with your experience with us in Melia and it is always great to hear that our guests have fully embraced the facilities and location which we offer, which it certainly sounds like you have! We really hope to welcome you back again with us. Meanwhile do not forget to follow...

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Melia Zanzibar. Excellent place to visit. Staff and Management are amazing very friendly and helping. Very clean place. Enjoyed the food. Special dietary requirements available upon request. The rooms are clean and cleaned on a daily basis. Rate this place 10 out 10. Swimming pool are nice. Very children friendly all staff throughout resort very nice Again 10 out 10...

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

Dear Altaff, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience in Melia Zanzibar in TripAdvisor. We are really glad to know that you spend here with us your 40th birthday and that your whole experience was excellent and you enjoyed all of our facilities. Furthermore, we are pleased to know that our service met your expectations and you have...

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The hotel is really nice. The staff is well trained and the food is very good. The only problem is that the beach is not in front of the hotel and you need 5-7 minutes with a golf car to go there. There are numerous see urchins and therefore the see is not very save for kids.

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

Dear Pavel, First of all, we want to thank you for having the time and sharing your experience in Melia Zanzibar. It is a truly pleasure for the whole team to read your comments about your experience at the hotel and we are really sorry to know that our beach area did´t exceed your expectations. We really hope to welcome...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The beach in Zazibar Melia has two amazing restaurants and beautiful view point, shining water and and the best coconut water ever. There are pretty crabs crawling all over the place and evan tree swings. On the beach there are fancy beds. The sea water is very warm and lots of fishes swimming all around the sea hope you injoy...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your your experience in Melia Zanzibar and our Gabi Beach with all Tripadvisor users. We are really happy to know that you had an amazing experience in our Gabi Beach, enjoying our restaurant, bar and our facilities, and also that you loved swimming in our warm water. We hope to welcome you back really...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place! Zanzibar... Hotel was so nice, a bit far from the town and rush. You can enjoy the beach and natural life. Bathroom with open roof option was amazing experience at nights. Organic farming was a good idea to supply your own vegetables. Staff was kind and gentle.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments with all Tripadvisor users! It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your experience with us and you appreciated the passion and dedication for service of our team. Thank you for your kind appreciation regarding our Beach and our natural enviroment. We look forward welcoming you back within any Melia International...

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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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  • 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 - $632 (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 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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