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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a 2.5 star hotel based on TripAdvisor so we didn't expect it to be so comfortable and the views to be so incredible. The views from the hotel alone and the infinity pool make this a 5 star experience. Now mind you the accomodations are not 5 stars but nor are they 2.5 stars. There were ants...

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1Thank elan917
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent 2 nights at coral rock. Finding the hotel was not easy as the drivers from stone town do not always know it. Rooms are good. View is great. The hotel itself is quite remote. So if you want to do anything you should have a private driver or you spend your evening in the hotel. Every Saturday...

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1Thank gaikow
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service in the restaurant were great. We spent a few days in Zanzibar after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. It was very relaxing. I never felt like i lacked anything I needed. The staff was attentive and friendly. Thank you all for a delightful stay.

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1Thank psmith_959651
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waking up to see the beautiful view of the turquoise colored beach was exactly what i was looking for. Jambiani beach i think is one of the nicest beaches in Zanzibar. The hotel is great- nice ambiance, friendly staff, nice pool overlooking the white beach, the room was nice and comfortable, the restaurant a great place to have a bite...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coral Rock is one of the most amazing hotels I have visited in Zanzibar. I feel like I am in my mom's home. Everything is absolutely stunning, from the bedrooms to the bathrooms. Water is not salted and they have the most relaxing views from all the balconies . One of the Highlights of the hotel is definitely Jacks spare...

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1Thank Lindels
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We had a really good time at Coral Rock. The location is lovely, close to the sea and a beautiful view at sunrise. The staff where very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is good and the friendly masaais make you feel safe. Our time at Coral Rock was the best time of our Tanzania trip.

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1Thank Rickard B
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Jambo Rickard. It is with great pleasure that we read your kind words on TripAdvisor. We do our best to make sure our our guests have the experience you seem to have. We hope to host you again someday soon. Best wishes from the whole team

Catania, Italy
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Perfect location if you like to see the tidal phenomenon, the coral reef and a gorgeous white beach. It's perfect for a relaxing getaway. Nice pool. Rooms could be a bit cleaner. No fridge in the room. A la carte breakfast only.

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear HumbleTraveler, thanks for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback. With regard to some of the points you raise, please note that since late last year we started offering a buffet breakfast option instead of the a la carte option only. With regard to fridges in rooms, we do not advertise this as a standard room facility. In our...

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Coral Rock is where you want to be. What makes this place so special are three things 1) The friendliness and charm of the staff 2) The beautiful location and comfort of all the rooms 3) The wonderful sense of humour of the owner. I had spent 3 weeks all over the island, enjoying myself but always felt it was...

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1Thank Carlo R
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Carlo, many thanks for your wonderful feedback. It was an absolute pleasure to meet with you personally and we thank you for the good energy you bought to our property. You are most welcome here anytime.

Kaunas, Lithuania
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Recently stayed at this wonderful place! Location is just magical and perfect for those who are looking for real island escape, beach fans or those who are into kite surfing. Rooms are simple, spacious and well facilitated for such kind of hotel. SATURDAY BBQ IS A MUST! Beef and veggie skewers, sausages and pork ribs with rice, potatoes or just...

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1Thank Arturas K
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

For me, the hotel was just perfect. It's not luxurious but it's very nice and clean. The food at the hotel is amazing, very nice staff and ambient. I loved it. Thank you! P.S.: It suits both for party animals and chill people. :)

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Oana D. Thank you for your kind words, your feedback is most appreciated. We are truly happy to hear that you had a lovely time at Coral Rock. We hope to host you again sometime

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coral Rock is one of the most popular small to mid-size hotels in Zanzibar. We offer incredible views and an authentic Zanzibari experience that encourages local and cultural interaction within a functioning Swahili fishing village. Our aim is authenticity & value for money. The unrivaled view and location has been home to international fashion shoots by the likes of Sports Illustrated and FHM, as well as almost half a dozen reality TV shows on account of the striking and unusual natural beauty and panoramic vistas that can be enjoyed from every room and facility at the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Rock Zanzibar

Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $90 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coral Rock Zanzibar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Coral Rock Jambiani
Hotel Coral Rock
Coral Rock Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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kayleighglinn, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 1st (or 2nd if you are American) floor.”
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“Had two rooms - Superior Triple (Room 11) and Family (Room 15). Family room was nicer than the Superior.”
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