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Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club

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PO Box 100, Mahonda, Tanzania (Formerly Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Modderfontein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to Mapenzi Beach club last year and to Mauritius this year. As lovely as Mauritius was I definitely prefer Mapenzi it was clean, we got flowers every morning (early riser);) To be honest it was the most amazing trip I have ever been on. The spa is 100% ,the staff is friendly, the food is not good it's... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

JAMBO :-) We have spent in this paradise 10 amazing days with my boyfriend. Hotel is absolutelly fantastic! Friendly staff, always smiling and great atmosphere makes our stay unforgotable. We really thank all of you!!! Our romantic beach house was very clean, airconditioned with typical Zanzibar furniture.This holiday was deffinitely one of the best time of our life because we... More 

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Web M, Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Kristina, Thanks a lot for choosing us for your holidays and for sharing your experience on Trip advisor. It is always a sincere honor to hear from guests who enjoyed so much their stay with us! We are very happy you appreciated the commitment and kindness of our staff and that you loved the location of the Resort. We... More 

Signal Hill, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

First of all I booked under the name diamonds, but when you map quest it it says Sandies and when you get to the hotel the sign says Plan Hotel - maybe they should pick one brand. Luckily there are many choices in the area so I knew it had to be the right place. The bad first - the... More 

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Web M, Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for choosing Diamonds Mapenzi Beach and for sharing your experience on Trip advisor. We are happy you overall enjoyed your stay with us: your satisfaction is really important for us. We thank you also for pointing out also things you didn’t appreciate: our guests’ opinion is really important to us and we take every... More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Aesthetically lovely. But close up the place is in dire need of maintenance and TLC! There were exposed wires, broken masonry on steps, glass on the beach volleyball court etc. Many staff were nice, but just as many gave the impression that they were just going through the motions and it was not genuine. Rooms were nice. But bedding was... More 

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Web M, Direttore at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and posting your review. We are extremely sorry that you did not completely enjoy your stay with us this time. We will work on all the feedback you gave and improve upon. Please accept our sincere apologies and let us to explain some pointsThe wires to the stairs near the pool were... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited Mapenzi for 10 days in July and had the most memorable holiday with them. Their staff really make you feel welcome and nothing is too much trouble! We had a few days of rain but it seemed to dry up as quickly as it started. We did their all inclusive deal and enjoyed Pina Coladas all day long!

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Web M, Direttore at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for choosing Diamonds Mapenzi Beach for your holiday and for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you felt welcome throughout your stay: this is exactly how we want our guests to feel. We are happy that you appreciated our All-inclusive treatment! We hope you will stay with us again! Kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stayed from the 23 June - 30 June 2015 Food was great, there was good variety. Drinks were also good, up to 21 cocktails, local beers and rum. WIFI only in the lobby, which is great because it forces you to stay out of the room. Muhammed is always doing daily activities with the guests such as Volleyball and... More 

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Web M, Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest, many thanks for choosing Diamonds Mapenzi Beach for your holiday and for taking the time to review us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us: our guests' satisfaction is out top priority! We are happy you loved the night entertainment program: we try to offers to all our guests pleasant shows and give them... More 

Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our stay at Mapenzi was awesome!! Even though we didn’t take a seafront room our room was perfectly located for us and we wouldn’t have traded it for a seafront room! The staff is really simply the best! They are always friendly, very helpful and the service is really in a class of its own! It’s a stunning hotel!! The... More 

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PlanhotelGroup, Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your lovely review and for choosing us for your holiday. We are really happy you enjoyed your stay at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach: our guests’ satisfaction is our top priority! Thank you very much for your nice comment about our staff and about the rooms. We look forward to having you back soon. Dear... More 

Edmonton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My wife and I spent 4 nights here with two other couples, winding up our 4 week Africa trip. Great setting with beautiful sand. Was fairly windy in the afternoons. Our cottages were very nice and had A/C. We enjoyed the pool area some days, the beach other days. Nice to go for a walk when the tide is out... More 

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Web M, Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Diamonds Mapenzi Beach for your holidays and for sharing your experience on Trip advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed a relaxing stay with us after an exciting Safari experience and we thank you for your nice comments about the rooms and the food. We are very happy that the staff took... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Once we arrived at the hotel we were stunned by the architectural design of it. High thatched roofs with lots of beams, terraced layout, tranquil sitting areas with breathtaking views over the sea. The location is spot on. Great beach area, clear water, reefs, sea life, you name it, it is all there. The hotel is very quiet, no kids,... More 

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Web M, Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a lovely review! It is always a sincere honor to hear from guests who fully enjoyed their stay. We are glad you appreciated the architectural design of the resort: we tried to respect the local traditions without renouncing to every modern comfort. Thank you for you nice comments about the room, the staff and the food. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stayed with my family during the Easter holidays ... A great place to relax and unwind. About 45-50 mins drive from Zanzibar airport, its located in the north east part of the island. Offers a perfect vacation for the family. Good kitchen and a friendly service, with a comprehensive full board package. Only issue is the distance if you want... More 

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Web M, Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing Diamonds Mapenzi Beach for your Easter holidays and for taking the time to review us on Trip advisor. We are very happy that you and your family spent a great time with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food served in the restaurant and that you appreciated the... More 

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