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Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club

Certificate of Excellence
PO Box 100, Mahonda, Tanzania (Formerly Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club)
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Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Mahonda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Stavanger, Norway
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a week at this resort.Friendly staff, yummy food and a lovely setting. The beach boys are a big problem and make walking on the beach a bit unpleasant.We noticed guests giving the beach boys drinks which is definitely not a good idea.That encourages to hang around the resort.You need to be firm with them and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Excellent location. Good food and white sandy beaches.All inclusive package. Includes meals,drinks and activities. Lots of atractions like Stonetown,spice excurtions and boat trips. Best time to go is October to April.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It is the best hotel!!! The staff is the friendliest ever! Probably you can find more modern but if you are looking for a quiet, friendly and nice hotel must to choose Diamonds Mapenzi Beach! The only problem is that you won't go to home or want to be back asap. ;) The best choice!!! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This place is amazing in Mahonda. North East Zanzibar. Takes approximately 45 minutes to reach by car from Stone town. Check in smooth and relaxing. The highlight of our trip was the amazing food that this place serves day in day out. There is something for everyone in the menu. Well done guys. Beach is relaxing and so it the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Food: Good Food,you will always find something to your liking. Pool: Very nice Rooms: Spacious The only drawback was the prices of daytrips on your excursions Desk.The spice tour we were told by The Gallery Tours Buddy(OMAR) That everything there was amazing.He told us we should not worry with prices as if we pay in cash, discount is possible. We... More 

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Bryanston, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We celebrated our engagement at Mapenzi and we were overwhelmed by the super friendly staff! Every member at the restaurant or pool/beach bar went out of their waypto make you feel warm and welcome. The friendly greeting of "jambo" instantly putsoyou in a good mood and I still find myself wanting to greet people with a friendly jambo. Excellent value... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stayed here for a week after a grueling safari. Completely chilled out after the stay - just what was needed. I was worried that as a vegetarian I would struggle. Well I was overwhelmed with the variety of food on display for every meal thanks to main Chef Victor:) Everything was well laid out with so many different choices from... More 

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Perth Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We spent four nights at Mapenzi towards the end of September after being on safari and it was a lovely place to spend some "chill out" time. While it is a large resort, it never felt crowded as the grounds are spacious, as well as being beautifully maintained. We had a garden room towards the back of the resort which... More 

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Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Romantic atmosphere. Very good (and safe) food and drinks. Very good service. Room a bit outdated but clean, spacious and everything works OK (no TV however). Good sleep quality. Quiet: no hard core discos, no loud night entertainment. Many Italians guests but also people from other countries. On the minus side: During high tide there is no beach, during low... More 

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