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Dream of Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My first trip to zanzibar . Dream of zanzibar is paradise. Beautiful mesmerising magical . The service the food the location all amazing . My boys had a great time . The scenic beauty is like a drawing board. The shades of blue of the ocean was just beautiful. A place must to visit .

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dreams of Zanzibar is by far one the best resorts on the island. We visited the resort early in June and during our stay on the island we had a look at a few other nearby resorts and they could not compare. The heart of Dreams of Zanzibar is by far its staff , from the GM Alfredo Otri and... More

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were here two years ago and had a nice stay. too bad the weather wasn't always that nice. food was ok, personnel very friendly, rooms large and cosy. beach was so so, i think there are nicer beaches in zanzibar. during high season the masai are there, nice experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is very nice, beatifully locateded on a a white sandy beach. Big rooms, well cleaned and overall excellent service. The theme restaurants are very good and nice but the buffets are average. The resort is very well cleaned and the staff is really very kind. It is more a honeymoon resort than a resort for active families who... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at this resort. The grounds were immaculately kept, the cleanliness was second to none, the beach - WOW, is out of this world - and don't even get me started on the staff!!! THEY WERE AMAZING!!! They couldn't do enough for you.... so helpful, polite and always with the biggest smiles on their faces. The... 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 Dream of Zanzibar and for a wonderful review, we are so glad to read how much you enjoyed all our facilities and our service, we are going to share your nice words with our staff, looking forward to welcome you at your home Dream of Zanzibar. More

North Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the very warm welcome to the end of our holiday we were made to feel very special guests by all of the staff. The rooms are very comfortable and the Jacuzzi was a lovely added touch in the junior suite we were allocated. The food outlets we tried - the main buffet, the Italian, the Chinese, the Indian and... 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 Dream of Zanzibar and for absolutely wonderful review, it is really make us feel happy to read that you felt special at Dream of Zanzibar, we are going to share you nice comments with all the staff, looking forward to welcome you at your home Dream of Zanzibar. More

Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar and taking the time to share a wonderful review, we are glad that you had a wonderful stay, looking forward to welcome you at Dream of Zanzibar. More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar and taking the time to share a wonderful review, we are glad that you had a wonderful vacation in our Jacuzzi room, looking forward to welcome you at Dream of Zanzibar. More

Eldoret, Rift Valley, Kenya
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar for your honeymoon and for this wonderful review, we are glad to know that we were able to make your honey moon memorable; we are looking forward to welcome you soon at your home Dream of Zanzibar More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinions about your recent stay at Dream of Zanzibar. I do express my sincere apology for the inconvenience occurred during your stay Please, be ensured that all the departments directly involved have been already informed also the local authorities regarding the beach boys, in order to sort out... 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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