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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
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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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Signal Hill, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 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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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 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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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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Dublin, Ireland
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was an absolutely incredible hotel and experience - and I can not understand anyone's complaints! ALL of the rooms have a beautiful view! Don't go paying extra. The whole resort is amazing! The rooms are really beautiful, and have a lovely porch area with a day bed out front. The beauty is overwhelming. I can't understand people complaining about... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I don't understand the good reviews this Hotel or Resort is receiving. The reason I booked here was because of the reviews I received. Let me explain what a "Superior Garden View Room" means for 325 USD Per night. (Including tax) No Television in your room No workable wifi in your room. Poor Internet in the wifi serviced areas Very... More 

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