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Dream of Zanzibar

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Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice hotel with nice staff and fine food. The pool area is very nice with enough sunbeds (at least when we were there). The main restaurant is fine – and you can dine in a couple of other restaurants as well. Two times a week the have special dinning arrangements – one by the pool and... More 

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

Dear Morten-Elm, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your wonderful experience with us. We are so proud to read your comments about our team and to know that we made your holiday enjoyable and memorable, enjoying our beach and different dining options. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty good hotel - especially for the region of Zanzibar - but it falls short in a number of areas which spoils an otherwise well thought out hotel. On the plus side the hotel is well situated - clearly marked and known by most taxi and tour operators so one would have no issues getting to it.... More 

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

Dear Mervjn, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for taking the time to write your review. we are glad to read that you enjoyed your holiday, we appreciate your feedback which will be used to improve the service. Looking forward welcoming you back to provide you with a different experience. More 

NYC
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was absolutely amazing! I will start with the positives... The food was spectacular (we really liked the Burger place for lunch, Italian or Asian for dinner!). The people / staff was very accomodating- A big thank you to Jesca, Twahil, Huessein and Nassor for making our stay extra special!! We had an ocean view room without the Jacuzzi... More 

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

Dear Jim, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your wonderful experience with us. All the team is delighted to read that your holiday was memorable and that you enjoyed our rooms, beach and pool. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

siedlce
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 12 days in this resort last year. 4 a la carte restaurants, strongly recommend the italian one and the fusion one. Beach wonderful, stuff very positive, managers professionals. Quiet place with an awesome reef. Personally, felt in love with the place. Maybe because this was our 1st time in tropics.

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

Dear Marcin, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for your writing your review. All the team is happy to read that you had a wonderful holiday enjoying our various restaurants. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Dream of Zanzibar for the Eid weekend. Beautiful vibes throughout all the resort. Courteous staff. The only disappointment was the policy of reservations for the restaurants that didn't allow us to have a proper dinner other than an average buffet.

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

Dear Stefano, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your experience with us. All the team is delighted to read your wonderful review and to know that you had lovely holiday. For the seating capacity we require advance reservation for our special restaurants. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Bucharest, Romania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good services, wonderfull for the couples, if you want to go with babies you should go in Nungwi. Very good resort for honeymoon and couples. Good location if you want to arrive to coral reef....

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

Dear Catalina, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your beautiful review. We are happy to read that you had a wonderful holiday enjoying the service and the location. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

LONDON, UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is exceptional, everything is perfect. Its beautiful, friendly, great food, the most lovely staff and it's all inclusive! Our only feedback to the hotel would be to get some good tennis rackets, and table tennis bats, and the watersports centre needs to get more windsurfing kit, but otherwise it is all perfect.

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

Dear Charlotte, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for posting your wonderful review. We are glad to read that you had an exceptional holiday, we appreciate your comments and it will be addressed with our recreation team. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Rustenburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 7 nights on our Honeymoon from 10th of July 2015. We were upgraded to a Junior Suite which was more spacious, had a better bed, beautiful ocean view and was close to the restaurant and pool. The complimentary seafood dinner was great, the complimentary massage was incredible! I would definitely recommend the Andiamo Italian restaurant! The pool... More 

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

Dear Trevor, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar for your honeymoon and for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to read that you had a wonderful memorable holiday with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Edinburgh
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would I recommend this - yes definitely, do it. The hotel is an oasis, set on a stunning beach, with palm trees, gorgeous clean pools, immaculate rooms and well maintained grounds. Staff are the most cheerful, polite, helpful I have came across in all my travels and they are not looking for tips at every turn which was nice. They... 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 your wonderful review. All our team is so happy to read your review and to know that you had an amazing holiday enjoying the different hotel facilities. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Tyniste nad Orlici, Czech Republic
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dream hotel was really like a dream. Hotel room and all the rest of spaces was neat and clean. The stuff was friendly and willing. When I had intestinal problems, they gave me drops to the stomach and it really helped me. (5times a day with a coconut water). The beach was amazing, very wide and clean. There were... 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 wonderful experience. All the team is delighted to read that you had memorable wonderful holiday enjoying our rooms and our different dining options. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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