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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
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We (family with 2 year old child) booked two weeks at this wonderful resort. They have a great kids club, the scenery and hotel grounds are spectacular, food and activities are fun, entertaining, and varying. There is a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in between guests and staff. The diving was just great. It is very difficult to find anything negative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a really nice stay! Staff is super-friendly and smiling, allways making us feel so welcome. Pools are nice, beach is nice, food is really good. Activities such as beach-volley was fun. We asked for a late checkout, and got is for free. Only minus is the beach-boys trying to sell you everything, but i guess it is not the... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with our two kids (15 & 16 years old) at the Royal Zanzibar beach resort during the first 2 weeks of July. We did a lot of internet research into the hotels on Zanzibar before finally choosing the Royal Zanzibar. We didn’t regret! What we appreciated most, was the friendly attitude of all the staff personnel, always smiling... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in july 2015. The resort is beautiful, the staff was wonderful, kind, friendly and always at your service. There is a large selection of food and beverages. The room is large, clean and tidy. Definitely to recommend and praise. A +++++

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

It was wonderful to host you and your wife and we really appreciate you taking a few minutes to share you excellent experience with everyone! It's always rewarding to hear such praise but your kind words about our warm and friendly staff is always at the top of my list! We will ensure to share this review with them! We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Royal Zanzibar with my Sister in Feb 2015. The resort is beautiful and well kept. You can see gardeners, cleaners etc at every corner making sure that your stay is relaxing. Our room was massive! I’m talking the size of my flat in London. Very tidy, everything in working order, all toiletries replenished on daily basis. New... More 

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

Thanks so very much for taking the time to share your experiences with everyone! I'm very pleased to read how much you enjoyed everything but hearing your praise for our warm and friendly staff is the most satisfying. They are certainly the best part of us, each and every day! We hope you both will come back and visit us... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My GF and I (29/30 yrs old English couple) stayed @ RZ beach resort for 11 days over June/July. We did a lot of research into the hotels and reviews on trip advisor and settled on RZ.   If you want the short version we had an excellent stay and would certainly come back again. Food was excellent, rooms a... 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 excellent vacation experience with everyone. With sincerity I can say your review is more detailed and comprehensive than several travel bloggers who have stayed and written about our resort...!! I'm really very happy to read how much you enjoyed everything with your room, the pools, the beach, the food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal Zanzibar resort for 11 nights and had a great time. The staff are super friendly and make lots of effort to ensure that guests are comfortable and enjoying themselves. The resort is big and the rooms are enormous and comfortable. We had a relaxing stay and would recommend it to others considering staying in Nungwi... More 

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

Thanks very much for taking the time to share your vacation experiences here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We are very pleased that you loved your time here, especially the spacious rooms, white sand beach, huge pools and most importantly, our warm and friendly staff! We hope to see you again when you need some more relaxation and leisurely strolls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a week in paradise, the staff and service were excellent. Our private dinner on the beach laid out by Julius was the spectacular highlight of what will always rate as the best holiday ever. The staff at Samaki were especially helpful and remembered favourite drinks etc and the food from there fresh and cooked to order. Eating dinner at... More 

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

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a wonderful review of your week in paradise. Truly it is the highest praise we can receive when someone declares it the 'trip of a lifetime'...!! We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed the warm and friendly service, delicious food especially during a memorable private dinner at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've chosen this hotel mostly because we wanted to stay in the north part of Zanzibar - the best for diving. We did not expect at all to have such a great experience. The personal is great, always smiling and greeting you. The food is great, and if you are vegetarian you will not be disappointed - a lot of... More 

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

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a wonderful review of your diving trip! We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed the warm and friendly service, delicious food, exceptional beaches and pools and those amazing massages overlooking the ocean! We hope you come back again to visit us again soon! Warm regards, Jordon Ozero General... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great room, very spacious (50m2) with a big bathroom (shower and bathtube big enought for 3!) and had a balcony with great views over the gardens. The employes were all extra nice and were allways concerned if everything was ok, and if you were enjoying your vacations and the hotel facilities and services. The hotel has lots of infinite pools... More 

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

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a wonderful review of your honeymoon trip! We are very pleased to read how much you enjoyed the warm and friendly service, delicious food, exceptional beaches and pools! We hope you come back again to visit us on your 1st anniversary. Warm regards, Jordon Ozero General Manager More 

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