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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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Tyniste nad Orlici, Czech Republic
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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St. Cloud, Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Back to paradise!! This was our second stay at this fabulous hotel in Zanzibar. Already our first visit there last year was a truly blissful experience, but having extensively traveled all over the world and still many places to discover, why did we choose to return? Well, let me explain you: 1) the incredible kindness of the staff********* Arriving at... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 5 nights, Great location and beautiful view from hotel rooms. Staffs are really awesome. Its have 5 restaurants, Italian, African, Indian and International, Food is an average, break fast has not much options. Good thing about resort is a location and view from room, and every night has some special programs to entertain guests. Its a fantastic experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dream of Zanzibar is truly one of the best beach resorts I have ever stayed in. The beach is absolutely fantastic and the hotel is very kids friendly. Their All Inclusive package is so brilliant that we felt happy all through our stay there. The service is friendly but slightly tardy at times. On the downside, there is not much... More 

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

Dear Kumar, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your wonderful review. All the team is so happy to read that you had fantastic family holiday. We appreciate your feedback regarding the variety of the food and it will be handled with our F&B team. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Littlehampton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of staying at the Dream of Zanzibar over the last week. The hotel is of an outstanding standard. I loved the fact that the various rooms are 'sectored' / 'clubbed' together in blocks of 8 rooms with a traditional feel to them. I had the fortune of staying in a junior suite which allowed a fantastic... More 

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

Dear Joerg, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your beautiful review. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful holiday and you enjoyed a lot our rooms, the varied restaurants and the themed night. We are going to share your comments with our team which will make them very happy. Looking forward welcoming... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed for 7 nights!No WOW factor.Great location,spacious rooms with fair amenities.Staff are awesome. Food is average for a 5* star(if you are well travelled)I would recommend the Boma Restaurant-African cuisine. If you're of Asian or African origin you might get that 2nd class preference/service from snr management

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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 feedback with us. We are glad to read that you had a relaxed holiday, and to read your comments about our team. We appreciate your feedback regarding the food and it will be handled with our F&B team. At Dream of Zanzibar we serve... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 days there and it was absolutely blissful with arguably some of the friendliest and most humble people on earth. I cannot believe how little it cost me considering that a holiday in my own country with the same level of service would easily cost me three times more. I would go back again any day to enjoy... More 

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

Dear lainekalil, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your wonderful experience. We are so delighted to read your comments about our team and to know that you had a memorable holiday. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very warm welcome. And truthfully pictures do not do this place justice. It is one of the most beautiful places. The Service is impeccable. the food is amazingggg. they have different activities at the resort. They celebrated my best friend's birthday along with us. They brought cake and sung in Swahili. It was wonderful. Thanks Dream of... More 

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

Dear Samantha, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for posting your review. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful holiday and you enjoyed our food and our different activities. We are so happy to know that the celebration for your friend’s birthday was memorable. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned home having spent the last four nights at Dream of Zanzibar. There are far more positives than negatives for this resort so here goes. 1 The staff are very helpful and friendly. Emmy in Reservations was particularly helpful following a mix up by our travel agent and she helped us get moved to the Junior suites.... More 

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

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for writing your review. We are glad to read that you had a wonderful holiday, enjoying our spacious rooms, beach and different food options. We appreciate your feedback and it will be addressed by the concerned departments. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels More 

Crailsheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've spent at dream of Zanzibar only 2 nights due to my hotel which was overbooked. We had an amazing stay, stuff very friends, pool and rooms very clean. Food was amazing, best dessert I've tried. I would stay there again! Thank you very much!

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

Dear Karolina, Thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your holiday and you loved our food. Looking forward welcoming you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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