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Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Mangapwani, PO Box 1763, Tanzania
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Ranked #47 of 142 hotels in Zanzibar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
ARThiel Munich, Germany
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a beautiful property, located overlooking the oceans and equipped with some infinity pools, outdoor patio restaurants, etc. However, the service ruins it all. Ordering a drink or a snack will easily take an hour and chances are you will not get what you ordered. Also, while the area is ideal for waterspouts, the equipment is truly substandard. Sailboats,... More

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very comfortable rooms, great pools, great service, ideal for a relaxing break even with the children. Range of free activities on site (tennis, sailing, sea kayaks, pool, table tennis etc). Breakfast and snacks were fine, but dinner was rather disappointing with limited selections, mediocre quality and often rather odd mix of dishes. Free wifi with reasonable bandwidth.

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we are happy that the family enjoyed their time with us. All comments and suggsstions, good or bad are taken very seriously and we will discuss the food comments with the Chef and the kitchen team. Enjoy the memories and we hope to see you again soon. The... More

Bangkok
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I thought it was going to be a beach front holiday, the beach very disappointing did not swim once in the ocean! The staff were unfriendly and did not even say goodbye when we left! Not much variety of food and it was cold or tepid and the drinks were unrecognisable so watered down. Pool was delightful, as was the... More

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Jambo It was very disappointing to read your review and the fact that Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar did not meet your expectations. Zanzibar is tidal and this does make beach swimming sometimes invonvenient, however we do feel that with 3 pools and one even set in beach sand a fabulous jetty with access to the sea and then... More

Stone Town, Tanzania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dear Sea Cliff Team: Living here in Zanzibar means having such an assortment of different establishments to visit, where I chose yours for my fiance's birthday. So glad that I did: From a welcoming bottle of Champagne to a flower arrangement on the bed; a private table for the sunset with an amazing Sea Food Platter served for dinner and... More

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Karibu sana We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and CONGRATULATIONS again. Thank you for taking the time to write this fabulous review. Hope to see you soon again. The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa ZANZIBAR More

Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the room to the food to the facilities to the amazing pool, overall great place to relax and have a true holiday , one of the nicest pools I have been in with the amazing view and the boardwalk into the sea is great any time of the day or night

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Karibu sana We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and CONGRATULATIONS again. Thank you for taking the time to write this fabulous review. Hope to see you soon again. The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa ZANZIBAR More

Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazed by the incredible service, the friendliness of all the hotel staff. The property takes your breath away from every angle you stand. The magic ocean that appears and disappears depending on the day was awing. Loved the availability of the water sports, the kayak, the catamaran, the mountain bikes. Undoubtedly, one of the most pleasant, best spent days of... More

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Jambo LoveBirds :) CONGRATULATIONS again and again ... We so enjoyed the time with you and we thank you for the wonderful review. Enjoy the memories and we look forward to 'upping our game' if possible for that honeymoon ? :) Thank you again for choosing us! The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar More

Bloemfontein, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best holiday ever! Food was amazing! Service was beyond amazing! Staff beyond friendly and helpful! There is really nothing bad to say about the resort and its staff. Got engaged during this holiday and nothing was too much for the personnel to help me make this special they pulled out all the stops!!!!!! This resort really ticked all the... More

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Jambo Asante sana for writing such a wonderful review! We so enjoyed having you with us and trust that your memories will last for ever or at least until your honeymoon :) Hopefully we will get to see you again and it was wonderful to have been part of your special holiday. The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa... More

Nairobi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the hotel for 3 nights. The reception at about 0100Hrs was very good with some towels and a cold meal in the meal before we went to sleep. The rooms were nice and the gardens very welcoming in the sun. We were given a tour brief By Haji from a tours firm based at the hotel and he... More

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Jambo Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We love having our 'neighbours' visit and most especially if they enjoy their stay with us. We have taken note of your comment re the bar prices and will review and asess where possible. Imported products are expensive in their entirety and most especially into Zanzibar - however we... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing value with the friendliest, most welcoming staff. Usually you get ripped off at 5 star resorts, but with cocktails at USD8 there is no way of this happening. Instead of fighting for a sun lounger near one of the two infinity pools or hammock, you have many to choose from so you dont need to worry.... More

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Jambo!! What a lovely review - thank you! It is always so touching to read about the staff and our service and we so appreciate you taking the time to letmus know. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and yes, isn't the location of The Rock quite magnificent! Hoping to see you again and thank you for choosing Sea... More

Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hakuna Mata - "No worries" - because when you stay at Sea Cliff Resort your every need is taken care of! We returned to Sea Cliff this year because we were so impressed on our last visit, and again it met our every expectation. The staff are warm and friendly, the Management discreetly in the background all the time, keeping... More

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SeaCliffManagement, General Manager at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Jambo Angela We are thrilled that you firstly chose us again and secondly for the wonderful review! It is so welcoming to read that our facilities met your needs and that the resort delivered together with the service you were happy with. Our staff are our assets and when our guests are happy we / they / all of us... More

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Address: Mangapwani, PO Box 1763, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sea Cliff Resort & Spa 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Zanzibar #22 Spa Hotel in Zanzibar #30 Luxury Hotel in Zanzibar #35 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar
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Driving into Sea Cliff Resort & Spa you know you have found something special. The 4 km road through a coconut plantation that leads to the hotel is a reminder of the Zanzibar of old. Peace and tranquility, no other hotels or busy roads just open space and palm trees.As you enter the courtyard filled with tropical flowers and palms the view of the ocean stands before you. With our traditional makuti roofs and Arabic towers lit by brass lights you know this is not a typical hotel. Its an hotel built with our location in mind. It is a unique combination of modern facilities mixed with the original exotic architecture of historical Zanzibar. ... more   less 
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