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Dream of Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Mahonda
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing hotel and one the best service that I ever received. I highly recomend that at least one time in your life you have to try it. The rooms are large and with a splendid view over the ocean. All the restaurants are very good, and very very friendly Staff.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is perfect , staff were very helpful & friendly... its really the perfect choice for honeymooners... our room type was Junior suit jacuzzi , it was really comfortable, clean & romantic,, the food was delicious with high variety... we are sure we will come again in our anniversary

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Eldoret, Rift Valley, Kenya
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Words can not describe how fantastic this hotel is...We were skeptical at first as we had heard it was a large hotel, but upon arrival its on a league of its own. We stayed in the jacuzzi room and as honeymooners we got a great package for the spa and a surprise dinner for 2 on the beach. Every day... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please do not be put off by my review if you have booked here but, in my experience this is not a five star resort. You will see from my profile that I have travelled extensively world wide so feel I am well placed to make comparisons. There is no 'wow factor' at all but more than this, there are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not classify this hotel at 5 star, it's more of a 4 star. The beach was great - pity they can't do much about the hawkers that can harrass one if you want peace and quiet. The restaurant staff was brilliant -exceptional service levels but housekeeping didn't leave much to be desired. The spa is still new and... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok. Let's get straight to the point... This is an excellent resort. Let me place some perspective on that statement. It is one of the best in Zanzibar. If you've only ever been used to Egypt style resorts you'll be wowed. If you've been to similar resorts in Mauritius, you'll be happy and if you expecting Maldives 5 star you'll... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share this thoughtful review on TripAdvisor. We are really happy to read how much you enjoyed your stay at Dream Of Zanzibar, we will share your comments with our staff, we hope to welcome you again in the next future . More

Kehl, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 6 nights after Safari trip in Tanzania. It was very great. We were there in June and the Hotel was not fully booked. So it was very quiet and we had a good choose to lay at the dreamful beach or pool area. The Service was great and the similar Restaurants which their Food perfect. Unfortunately... More

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from an amazing holiday at Diamonds Dream of Zanzibar. We had a wonderful, relaxing holiday thanks to the excellent hospitality from the staff. A sincere thank you to Riyab, Shyams, Michael, Sebastian and Daya for making our holiday unforgettable. They have always gone out of their way to accommodate our every need. An excellent... More

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Michael F, Guest Relations Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Natasha, Thank you for your absolutely wonderful review, all our staff still remember you and sending you their greetings, it really does make us happy to know that we exceeded your expectations, we are looking forward to welcome you again at your second home Dream of Zanzibar. More

Ickenham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had planned a wedding of our daughter over 3 days at the hotel, with just under 200 guests from all over the world. The venue was great, the staff were fantastic, especially Pamela Pallotini, Riab Ismail, Shams Abbas, cooks Chandra, Daya and especially Jagath Meyn, the GM . The co-operation and their help was more than we had asked... More

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My wife and I were looking for an ideal holiday location and Zanzibar came up as a preferred destination. I had browsed through the websites of almost all resorts in our budget and decided to choose Dream of Zanzibar because of the variety and value for money - all inclusive We stayed at this resort for 7 days and now... More

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Address: Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Mahonda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Dream of Zanzibar 5*
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Also Known As:
Diamonds Dream Of Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Dream Of Zanzibar Tanzania

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Dream of Zanzibar is a superb 5 star all inclusive Resort, proud member of The Emerald Collection. The Resort is nestled in the midst of exotic gardens on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. Dream of Zanzibar offers 104 deluxe gardens rooms, 40 ocean view junior suites, 10 additional junior suites with Jacuzzi and 3 beach villas with private pool. The 5 Restaurants offer guests an exceptional variety of dining options and 3 bars feature relaxing environments to enjoy refreshing drinks and cocktails. ... more   less 
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