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Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Mangapwani, PO Box 1763, Tanzania
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Ranked #49 of 141 hotels in Zanzibar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
1969Womble Sutton, United Kingdom
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights after a Safari trip in Kenya. 1 Adult and 2 Children. There are so many good things about the Sea Cliff but the stand out has to be the staff. They were excellent, everyone was helpful and without fail would say hello (Jambo) whenever you passed them. The facilities are excellent. No sunbed hogging... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Sea Cliff Resort &Spa from the 21st to the 24th for a friends wedding. We arrived at the resort and were greeted by a cold reception. We arrived late and tried to order some food as we spent the whole day traveling but we were advised that the kitchen was closed hence we went to bed... More

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Dublin
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week of our honeymoon at Sea Cliff earlier this month. We had engaged with Maggie since June and found her most helpful. She lived up to this in reality and gave us a very warm welcome on arrival. We were in the deluxe suite for the last few nights but Maggie got us upgraded to this room... More

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Dorset, UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall our stay at the Sea Cliff Resort was very enjoyable. The resort itself is a tropical paradise; the hotel's layout, design, attention to detail was visually breathtaking, our sea view room was clean and beautifully presented. The hotel's leisure and recreational facilities were first class, and I would wholeheartedly recommend it to my friends. There are however two areas... More

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Lagos, Nigeria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends and family travelled to Zanzibar for a destination wedding and the couple chose this hotel as the venue. Service was great except for a glitch by one of the trainee waiters for which an apology was tendered. Every hotel staff was warm, friendly and helpful. i loved the gym and the shwari spa. i swam and went kayaking. The... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent a week in this hotel for our honeymoon, and it's just the perfect place. You shouldn't necessarily go there if you are a really beachy person because the beach is quite small and during low tide you can't really swim in the ocean, but the resort itself is amazing - from the rooms (take one with sea view),... More

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

Jambo! Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves with us. We appreciate your comments, and hope that we will see you again at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, Zanzibar. Karibu sana, The TEAM, SEA CLIFF RESORT & SPA, Zanzibar More

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights at the end of our honeymoon and we both agreed that the photos on the internet had not done the resort justice. It is incredible! Two infinity pools; several bars - including 1 at the end of the pier which is perfect for watching the sunset; and a private beach with sunbeds, hammocks and... More

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

Jambo! Thank you so much for your lovely review, and it is good to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. All comments are taken very seriously by the team, and we will ensure that the Food & Beverage Manager is informed. We hope to welcome you back to Africa and especially to Zanzibar one day. Karibu sana, The... More

Jonkoping, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for relax, big swimmingpool, great service and tasty food. Its fits both couples and familiies, activities such as pool, tennis and squash is very good, thus town is far hotel offers good shuttle at Low prices and different tours

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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 your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the lovely comments. Enjoy the memories. Asante sana The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, Zanzibar More

Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel in the middle of nowhere, but in paradise. The hotel area is more beautiful in real life than the pictures. The white beach is almost empty, the poolarea is quiet and the food is outstanding. You will have a relaxing vacation. Just be aware by the tide is very significant. Perfect for the honeymoon.

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

Jambo ! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you so much for taking the time to write this review about your experience. We hope to see you again one day. Karibu sana, The TEAM, Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, Zanzibar More

Munich, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Jambo ! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We certainly take all comments very seriously, and will address your experience with the TEAM. We are sorry that we were not the right fit for your holiday, and trust that you enjoyed your visit to Zanzibar regardless. When next on the island, please re-visit even for a... 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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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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