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Dream of Zanzibar

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Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first glance, this resort was really nice. We only stayed 2 nights and 3 days. I don't think we would've wanted to stay longer than that at all. We did the all-inclusive deal so food and drinks were included from the moment we arrived. The staff were all great. The location was good. It wasn't so far from Stone... More 

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5 Thank Rei R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it was a great stay in this so amazing resort direct on the sandy beaches. restaurants were with high quality food and dishes also full of creative presentation and thematic dinners such as dinner at the beach or at the pool room was perfect,very clean and room service remembered time i was out and came then for room service the... More 

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Thank Manfred G
Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Manfred, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your wonderful review. All the team is very happy to read that you had an amazing holiday enjoying our pool, room and all the hotel different facilities. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to stay rest and enjoy life! Just a paradise on earth ! Quality of food excellent ...staff smiling and pro! What else ! !! Do not hesitate to choose this hotel. For honeymoon birthday or just holidays you won't find a better place on the Indian ocean

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Thank fabienne01
Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Fabienne, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar for the 3rd time and for your wonderful review. All the team is very happy to read that you are having a wonderful holiday with us. Looking forward welcoming you back to your second home. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Dream because of its Arabian inspired architecture. ...the lovely filigreed designs, shapes of the windows and doors added such a special touch. The grounds are impeccable. ...gardens well tended and neat. The view when you first walk down towards the poolside and beach just took our breath away. Stunning blue waters, palms, warm weather. ...it was really something... More 

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Thank Sadhana J
Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sadhana, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your beautiful review. We are very proud to read your comments about our team and to know we were able to make your holiday memorable. Looking forward welcoming back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are lovely, nicely decorated with all necessary amenities. The television channels are very limited - we had BBC news for a couple of days, but that was replaced by an Indian language channel. The resort offer a variety of restaurants including Italian and Chinese, but the buffet is the best bet, with a superb variety and great quality... More 

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1 Thank AngieEllse
Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your feedback with us. We are thrilled to read that you had a wonderful holiday with us enjoying especially our rooms and our various restaurants. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is stunning and the staff is warm and friendly, but the management makes you feel that they are just after your money. There are many extra fees (e.g. for faster internet) even if you have all inclusive.

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1 Thank Mathias B
Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mathias, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our location and to read your comments about our team. With All Inclusive all meals and drinks are included, we do have a free Wi-Fi available in all the hotel. Looking forward... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Dreams in October 2015 we had a superb holiday there, the rooms were good food was good staff were brilliant especially Thomas,Bora, Diana and too many to mention, management were exceptional in particular Ali who sorted a mistake out made by one of the staff we were treated like royalty, Hetta was smashing she gave me a book... More 

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Thank rayjac15
Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your great review. We are thrilled to see your holiday with us with memorable and excellent. We are proud to know that many of our team members made your holiday wonderful and we are going to share your comments with them. Looking forward welcoming you back... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this destination to escape the corporate life. This destination was perfect to just relax, get some sun and not have a worry in the world. Days were spent lying next to the pool, swimming, having cocktails, walks along the beach and amazing buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We only stayed 5 days but I would suggest a... More 

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your experience with us. we are delighted to read that you had a wonderful memorable holiday with us enjoying our varied facilities. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection hotels. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic Festive holiday! Friendly staff food galore! The festive vibe was tangible ✨ the hotel is generous with food, the set up of the different nights like Christmas and New year were phenomenal. Open air beach dinners, and dinner by the pool were awesome. We stayed for 18 days and never regretted. Even by the 10th day we... More 

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Shirley, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your great review. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful holiday with us and your Christmas and New Year was special, we are very proud to read some of our team names and to know that they made your holiday memorable. Looking forward welcoming... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a top class hotel (may be the best in the region) but what sets it apart is the level of service from the staff. Even the waiters notice if you have not been seen around for a half day. Michael and his team were always trying there best to make the stay as memorable as possible. Special mention... More 

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Michael F, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Zahier, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your amazing review. All the team is very happy to read your comments and to know that we were able to make your holiday memorable. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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