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Dream of Zanzibar

5.0 of 5
Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is particularly suited for those looking to relax in a beautiful establishment, and let themselves be spoilt by great food and good service, whilst enjoying the stunning beach and vast amenities.

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

Dear Vincent, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for sharing your experience with us. All the team is happy to read that you had relaxing memorable holiday, enjoying our beach and our different restaurants. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent there last 10 days of March and it was fun. I particularly liked the size of my room (deluxe double room), it is spacious, comfy and clean. There were few minor problems (the phone was out of order, shower not working at its best, safe got stuck ....but they fixed that!) the outside area is beautiful, they take... More 

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

Dear Ana, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for your wonderful review. we are delighted to read that you had a wonderful holiday, especially enjoying our spacious rooms. we do appreciate your feedback regarding the rooms. we are happy to know that you enjoyed our evening entertainment program. Looking forward to welcome you back to the... More 

Milan, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hakuna Matata is the perfect description for the wonderful experience that we had in the fantastic Dream of Zanzibar! As this was my first time on this island everything turned out to be a beautiful and unexpected surprise. The hotel is a corner of natural paradise immersed in thick tropical nature and surrounded by the clearest and most unreal ocean... More 

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

Dear Angi, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar for your Easter Holiday and for writing your amazing review.All the team is Happy to read that you had fantastic holiday, enjoying especially our SPA and various activities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Haifa, Israel
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in this wonderful hotel in April 2015. couples without children. We wanted a quiet resort with a complete and worry-free. We took the all-inclusive deal. The hotel maintained an amazing level. Extensive gardens and manicured. Two beautiful swimming pools. One very quiet next to the rooms. And a large second pool close to the beach. The room is... More 

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

Dear Omer, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your wonderful experience with us. we are delighted to read that your holiday was memorable, enjoying our quiet atmosphere, rooms and different facilities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel 5 nights in December. From the moment of arrival and till check out - we were treated in a very special way. upon arrival, we got all welcome amenities, and the girl explained to us all amenities and booked the restaurant for every day, giving recommendations. we had AI and our days didn't cover all... More 

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

Dear Natalia, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for sharing your experience. we are happy to read that your holiday was wonderful and full of activities enjoying our rooms, restaurants and different facilities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a week in April 2015 and had a fantastic holiday. The staff are incredible and the food exceeded our expectations for a package holiday. Any minor issues that we had were rapidly resolved by staff and management.

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

Dear Warren, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for posting your wonderful review. all the team is delighted to read that you had a fantastic holiday. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I heard of Dream of Zanzibar from my travel agent so opted for it as she is quite reliable but sorry to say the hotel was quite disappointing. Firsty it seems to cater to European clientele only so if you are not a European, I would advise you to avoid it. To cut it short let me speak in terms... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the hotel is beautiful and and well maintained. the staff is doing everything that you enjoy your stay. the gardening,the pool,the food,the drinks,the beach,the restaurants i have one word: perfect !!! we will be back and recommand to our friends for sure.

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

Dear Eyalush, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your experience. we are all happy to read that your holiday was perfect and you enjoyed our different facilities. Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The team is one of the best I have ever been served by, polite, smiling, responsive. The facilities are well maintained, very clean, and whole team is one of the best I ever been served by, and not because I'm young. Lots of outdoor activities. The all inclusive offer is recommended. The Italian restaurant id recommended, If I had to... More 

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

Dear Koby, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your wonderful review. we are delighted to read your comments regarding our staff and to know that you had excellent experience. we appreciate your comments regarding the wine, we are glad to know that you enjoyed the Italian restaurant. Looking forward to welcome you back to... More 

Maturin, Venezuela
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff, great food with a lot of options to choose from. Don't be afraid of Masaai around the beach. They learned us a lot about their lifestyle and culture. Not sure about the 5* rating though.

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

Dear Martin, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar, and for sharing your experience. we are glad to read that you had a wonderful holiday, Looking forward to welcome you back to the Emerald Collection Hotels. More 

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