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Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

#56 of 143 Hotels in Zanzibar
Certificate of Excellence
| Mangapwani, P.O. Box 1763, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Me and 6 girls stayed at this hotel for 2 nights during Easter time, we were welcomed properly and registered as asked. we waited for sometime to be given a room, the rooms were not as nice as we expected we booked sea view but a friend who slept in a garden view room had a better room. On a... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were staying at another resort, but I wanted to golf and she wanted a spa day, so we killed two birds with one stone. Hein Papenfus and his wife, Carin were incredible at organizing the day, including a ride from our hotel, a tour of the grounds, and pampering of my wife. I really appreciated the... More 

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

Jambo! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your day with us ~ thank you also for taking the time to write this review. We hope that you will be visiting us again one day either for Golf, Spa and or a drink at the Club House on the beach. Asante sana, The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar. More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice resort ! Golfcourse fairly new and needs some time to mature. Rooms are ok but sometimes a bitty smelly ( damp) cleaning of the rooms is very good ! The food is good, its a buffet style service but there is a decent choice of food and it's fresh ! The service can be better , depending on... 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 - and we are very glad that you enjoyed the food and the activities available. The next time you play golf, the course will be even more beautiful. Thank you also for your comments re the service staff and the Spa. Hoping to welcome you again one day. Karibu... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely resort with lots to do - long walks and stunning sunsets. The water is warm and the drinks at sunset on the pier are refreshing. Boat trip to the Prison Island was great and the snorkeling at the island beautiful.

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

Jambo Athol! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, as well as your time in Zanzibar. Hope to see you both again in the near future - your comments are so appreciated. Asante sana - the TEAM Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel in January 2015. Did some research before we booked and found this hotel offered more than others when it came to life's little luxuries. Great location if you are into sunsets and sipping Pina Coladas whilst working on your tan. Go for the all inclusive package as they offer a wide variety of drinks and... More 

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

Jambo! What a lovely candid and honest review of your stay with us at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanizbar. We hope that we can welcome you back again one day. Thank you for choosing us. Asante sana - the TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, Zanzibar More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely resort with good position and ambience. Rooms are excellent and well maintained. The grounds are very attractive with good quality swimming pools lounges bars. The disappointment came with he food. It was very ordinary, some meat inedible. Expected a lot better from a resort that is very good in all other respects. Perhaps chef was on holidays.

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

Jambo! Thank you so much for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay in general. With regards to the food, we will forward your comments to the Kitchen as we do take all our reviews very seriously. We hope we will be able to welcome you back again one day. Asante sana The TEAM - Sea... More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

LOOONG ovedue review - everything was top quality, top notch - only the best, could not have asked for better! Staff well mannered and excellently trained - food was AMAZING (my wife and I mostly rate our stay according to food!) Sun - cocktails, good food, good people - no better recipe for a great time! Asante Sana!

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

Jambo! THANK YOU for choosing us and thank you for such a fabulous review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return one day. Asante sana, The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, Zanzibar More 

Harare Province, Zimbabwe
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

the service is top notch. Good customer service with a smiling face. Buffet option for dinner was ok, though they could expand it and make it less seafood based . Rooms were a delight and overall experience at the resort was serene and quite relaxing. worth giving it a go

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

Jambo! Thank you for choosing - us and thank you for your review. We do take all our comments seriously, and will let the kitchen know about possibly too much sea-food ~ could this possibly have been on a 'Sea Food' dinner buffet evening? regardless, we want all our guests to be as happy and comfortable as possible at all... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Have used this facility, as well as hotels in Stone Town, on and off for a couple of years. Half hour drive from Stone Town and from airport, serves as a very pleasant base if you are willing to do the commute. The alternative for the business traveler is a hotel in Stone Town itself none of which begin to... More 

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

Jambo! What a fabulously on the mark review about the island and how it operates. Thank you for being so honest and candid, it really assists other travellers. Thank you also for choosing us. Hopefully, we get to host you again soon. Asante sana, The TEAM - Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, Zanzibar More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed for 5-nights in Feb and.... Good Points: 1) customer service. Have lived in and visited Tanzania repeatedly over the last 10-yrs and this hotel's HR policy and how they treat and train their staff is some of the best examples I think I've ever seen. Excellent customer service throughout our stay: genuinely top draw and the staff clearly enjoy... More 

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

Jambo! Thank you so much for your very valued review - it is much appreciated. All comments regarding the property are taken seriously, and we will endeavour to forward them to the relevant persons. With regards to our driver and behaviour this will also be discussed and dealt with accordingly. Once again, thank you for choosing Sea Cliff Resort &... More 

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