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African Sun Sand Sea Resort & Spa

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African Sun Sand & Sea Resort is majestically nestled on the pristine and virgin beach front of Bwejuu. ​The resort celebrates Zanzibar's stunning scenic beauty and is wrapped around 3 tranquil pools all dazzling with colors overlooking the beautiful warm Indian Ocean. The first ray of the African Sun slowly opens up a stunning world beyond imagination. The resort strives to be an authentic, unforgettable experience that is romantic and personal and our unique and tastefully decorated guest rooms offers visitors to Zanzibar a sense of serenity. We offer 16 sea & pool view air conditioned guest rooms, and 16 large family air conditioned bungalows surrounded by lush gardens. Each room offers private balconies so one need not look further for a relaxing island vacation. ​We specialize in providing full Italian, German, Chinese, Indian menus and not to be missed an authentic local menus as well as a fully stocked Beach Bar and all time snack and juice bars for our visitors to unwind.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Bwejuu Street off Bwejuu Road area, South East, Bwejuu 4858 Tanzania
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Getting there
Kisauni Airport35 km
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We recently spent 8 nights at this fabulous resort. We are from Cape Town so we are quite used to good food and service so we were pleasantly suprised by the friendly and helpfull staff. They were always smiling and willing to help. The head chef and his team are awesome and
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Response from Gm_africansunsand, Guest Relations Manager at African Sun Sand Sea Resort & Spa
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. At African Sun Sand Sea Resort we strive to offer the best experiences for our guests and we are happy to learn that our efforts had reflected on your recent visit. We will ensure that your positive feedback is passed on to the team. We look forward to hosting you again for another magical stay. Sincerely, Andreea Surdu
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Property's Favourite Review
Such an amazing staying we had there! Clean rooms, extremely polite staff that ready to accommodate all your needs! Joe was super nice and helpful! This hotel exceeds all expectations! The real paradise!
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Response from Gm_africansunsand, Guest Relations Manager at African Sun Sand Sea Resort & Spa
Responded Aug. 24, 2018
Dear Guest thanks for taking out time in sharing your experience with everyone. I feel proud to know that i was able to help you making some memories and hope to see you back again in Paradise Zanzibar. Special thanks coming from myself and my whole team. Wishing you a happy life and keep well. Joe Guest Relation Manager
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I spent three days at the African Sun Sand Sea Resort. I was disappointed in my room as the furniture was broken with cracked mirrored wardrobe doors-the room wasn’t like the photos. The hotel and dining staff were very friendly and the buffet meals very good. Unfortunately
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Response from Gm_africansunsand, Guest Relations Manager at African Sun Sand Sea Resort & Spa
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Joy, Thank you for your review, we appreciate the feedback. Soon the hotel will go through renovations and improvements. I'm sorry that you couldn't attend one of our two entertainments nights that we organize every Tuesday and Saturday. We also have a spa and a tour operator that organizes daily trips to explore the surroundings and the island. We appreciate you took your time for sharing this review, hope to welcome you again. Sincerely, Andreea Surdu / Guest Relations Manager
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We booked this resort in advance for New Years Eve in Zanzibar. Overall, we were not impressed mainly due to the management and the all inclusive package. Pros: -Grounds were nice especially by the bungalow rooms -Bungalow rooms are fine and the air conditioner was nice
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Response from Gm_africansunsand, Guest Relations Manager at African Sun Sand Sea Resort & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Natalie, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing our property and the services offered which is indeed of precious help for our future guests. It is with deep regret that we read about the shortfall and delay in our services which you had to encounter during this vacation time, which indeed does not reflect the image of African Sun Sand Sea Resort & Spa. We did our best to compensate you by prolonging your all inclusive hours for 2 different days. We deeply regret the miscommunication which occurred with our staff and rest assured that this has been addressed with the team. We take great pride in ensuring that all our customers are being looked after in the most efficient and professional way. The positive as well as the negative feedback has been shared among the team in order to prevent any kind of recurrence. Regards, Andreea Surdu / Guest Relations Manager
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After a 50 minute private transfer from the airport, we were greeted by a number of smiling faces, a cold drink, and quickly checked in to my room with luggage assistance. We were allocated one of the bungalow rooms which was just OK as it was a bit dark and the furniture was
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Response from Gm_africansunsand, Guest Relations Manager at African Sun Sand Sea Resort & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We always love to share this feedback with the team and colleagues. We are so glad you had a fantastic holiday here at African Sun Sand Resort & Spa and we definitely look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Andreea Surdu / Guest Relations Manager
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Pool or Sea View Room
Many seaview rooms otherwise beautiful garden rooms.
Hello, Are Watersports & snorkelling available? Thank you
Not in the hotel but everywhere on the beach yes.
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Dear Guest thank you for your kind enquiry. Low tide this side is very big sea water goes in almost 1 kilometer and it is not possible to swim during low tide but after 4 hours sea water comes back and it is very nice to swim during high tide. There is no fix time for low/high day but according to the moon position it's 20 minutes plus everyday so first day of your experience will give you the schedule for the rest of your stay although there is a timetable available on the net you can get info there. Above information is according to my personal experience by monitoring the ocean on daily basis. So yes it is possible to swim during high tide. Best regards, Joe Guest Relation Manager.
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yes the hotel formally known as a White Rose Beach Hotel and yes it is taken over by new management and we did made lots of changes but a still lots of Zanzibarian touches and you can contact us on white rose email thank you for such a helpful enquiry.
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Hey , want to ask abt the food ? Is it halal ? And so snorkelling facility available?
Yes we are serving halal food in the resort.
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Hi in Zanzibar there is no Uber service but resort can arrange transport for you which cost you usd 50. Please contact on this number +255623970268
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"pool/sea view rooms are worth the extra charge"
"Every room has a few Bungalows r good for families Massive with 2 large rooms bathroom lounge area kitchen area fridge"
"A very good place to relax and i love the beach"
"I like room 20"
"All rooms are same."
US$85 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
White Rose Beach Hotel
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandBwejuu
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