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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

#7 of 18 Hotels in Nungwi
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North Coast | PO Box 3425, Nungwi, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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State of Sao Paulo
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I spent our honeymoon at the hotel. The place is beautiful , the staff are the friendliest I've ever met and the all inclusive system has enough options . The room is very good, very large bed and huge bathroom , always neatly arranged . The pools are wonderful and every day has sports activities! Great choice!

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review and congratulations again! We are very happy it was a special time for you and that we were able to contribute in a small way to your happiness during this vacation. If we are lucky we will have the pleasure of your company again for your 1st anniversary! Warm regards, Jordon Ozero General Manager... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely hotel set it the best part in the northern tip. The hotel facilities are excellent, great food and entertainment. The massages are not to be missed they are worth every penny!!!!! The staff are excellent especially Tunde at the beach bar😀 but to be fair all staff members are very professional. Really enjoyed the red wine,... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the review and sharing you experiences while you were here with us! We're very pleased you enjoyed such a special time in life and grateful you chose to be here. As for the cake, well, I'm sure the best surprise birthday cakes come a day or two after your birthday!!! I hope to see... More 

Verona, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has a good location on Nungwi beach, groomed area and an excellent beach. Our room was big and always clean. Special thanks to the staff for that. Moreover they were always ready to help and amuse us. The cuisine in this hotel was fantastic tasty, big respect to the chef. There were several interesting shows during dinners with... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experiences while vacationing here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It's great to read how much you enjoyed our amazing white-sand beach (especially the part that you note that our Guests can swim at any tide without fear of coral or sea urchins!), delicious and varied food offerings and our warm & friendly staff! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We could not dream about a better vecation. The Royal Zanzibar is definitely haven on earth :-), from the warm welcome with fresh and cold coconuts juice and the very friendly and polite stuff , the very tasty food with a different motiv for each dinner from BBQ on the beach to a traditional African Dinner, the rooms was very... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort and congratulations again of your engagement! We're very pleased to read how much you love the white-sand beaches, amazing food, the huge rooms and of course, our staff's warm and friendly hospitality! We hope to see you again very soon, perhaps... More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived,we were shown kindness and friendly hospitality,this continued through the entire 12 days we were there.Making some friends along the way.We arrived at night to a lovely,quiet and atmospheric surroundings. Our room in B12 was perfect,located close to 1 of the beautiful pools,beach,beach bar and beach view.The room and bathroom was so clean and very big,separate... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're very pleased to read how much you love the white-sand beaches, amazing food, the huge rooms and of course, our staff's warm and friendly hospitality! We hope to see you again very soon! Warm regards, Jordon Ozero General Manager Royal... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is amazing and there are a few amazing staff members. Check in and Check out are a bit painful and dinner can be touch and go. There is no local food on offer which is such a pity as we travelled thousands of km's to get here. The fish is a safe option as it's always fresh. Pools... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry that you didn't always enjoy the food however am a little unclear about the local food variety as we have numerous Zanzibari dishes every night including Octopus, Calamari, a variety of fish, either grilled or in different dishes, vegetarians dishes with Cassava and many other local fruits and... More 

St Austell, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for just a quick 3 night holiday to get away from Nairobi. The staff were all very friendly and willing to help whenever needed. The rooms are large and most have a great view of the pool and sea. The rooms do need a little bit of a face lift. For example filler around... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and taking the time to share your thoughts. I'm sorry to hear the food wasn't to your liking even though we endeavor to have a wide variety of Italian, International, Zanzibar and vegetarian dishes. It is unfortunate we did not know while you were here that you were not completely satisfied as our Culinary team is... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so blown away by the scenery and design of this lovely resort with its amazing array of pools (including one with a bar and an infinity one overlooking the sea). But from our first encounter with the really friendly manager Masood on the phone at the beginning when booking to arrival (greeted with coconuts under the airy atrium)... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're very pleased to read how much you love the white-sand beaches, amazing food & drink, the huge rooms and of course, our staff's warm and friendly hospitality! We hope to see you again very soon! Warm regards, Jordon Ozero General... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic weekend break, super beach, big clean family sized rooms. Staff helpful and polite. Spa good but needs to be air-conditioned and sound proofed for tranquil experience. Location and view from rooms and spa amazing. Snorkel trips and other activities on the door step.

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your wonderful experience here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're very pleased to read how much you love the white-sand beaches, amazing food, the huge rooms and of course, our staff's warm and friendly hospitality! We hope to see you again very soon! Kind regards, Jordon Ozero General Manager Royal... More 

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

This beautiful hotel is situated an hour and a half's drive from the airport, and is built on a gentle slope towards the beach. When we arrived, we were greeted by Mr.Mansour who acknowledged his "fame" from another post here. I believe that other post was grossly unfair, he could not have been nicer or more helpful. I injured my... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of your experiences here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It is very gratifying to hear such kind words about the various staff members such as Mr. Masoud, Charles, Hussein and the lovely ladies in the Spa. We will be very sure to share your words at our Monthly all-staff meeting on Friday. I guarantee... More 

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