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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed three nights here after two weeks spent in south Tanzania and I must say it's one of the best beach resort I ever stayed! Nice rooms, very friendly staff, amazing pools, good location (if you like swimming in the sea go to Nungwi area-low and high tide is ok here; not in the rest of Zanzibar island I was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pics are accurate. The place has an astonishing small beach with beautiful sunsets. The swimming pools are also very nice and the rooms are big and comfortable. The hotel is animated by fun activities and warm people. However, this place is not perfect mainly for 3 reasons: 1. The food quality is poor. Some dishes are decent and most... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been places but this is for sure one of the best places we have visited...great beach, great pools, great service, smiling and nice people...really great experience Special thanks to three people: 1) welcome guy - his approach is very warm and relaxed, great guy, always smiling...and the white outfit is perfect 2) margareth from the restaurant - amazing... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Royal Zanzibar after booking the last three nights of our stay in Zanzibar. However, we had greater expectations due to the price we paid. The property is huge, but not extraordinary. Bathroom was huge and so was the room. Highlight was the dinner at the Masai market with many an amazing dish to choose from.... More 

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Gloucester, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My chap and I spent 12 days at this fabulous resort, returning home last Tuesday (boo!). All I can say, in addition to the previous fantastic reviews is that this place truly is amazing. This review is probably a bit long and boring and jumps around a bit but hopefully will give you a flavour of the resort. I'll start... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, every single member of staff at this impressive beach front resort made us feel extremely welcome with warm greetings in both Kiswahili and our own language. Whether it was a porter taking your bags, or a waiter/waitress taking your order everyone has a smile on their face and a willingness to go the extra mile... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the best holiday experience i have had to date. What made the place so amazing was the staff. Each and every member of staff greets you each day with Hello (Jambo) and how are you. They all are very welcoming and will do all they can to make sure you have a fantastic stay. Some notably... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful resort, friendly people and very quiet... Perfect for couples. Room facilities very good, although slightly tired. Staff couldn't do enough for us. Only downside was the people on the beach continually selling to us and don't take no for an answer

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel are the staff, they will go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. They are very friendly and will always try to help. The hotel itself is breathtakingly beautiful. It is right on the beach. There is a lovely friendly relaxed atmosphere. There are many pools as well as two restaurants and... 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 vacation experiences! I'm very pleased to read all the positive comments about the white sand beach, gorgeous food and warm and friendly service our staff provided! I also appreciate your feedback about the towel service and drink service. We will certainly review those two areas and see how... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent staff, food and entertainment. Those are some of the best I have seen. Cocktails are somewhat average quality. Pinacolada, for example. A few points are not good at all. 1) They add a 5.5% charge on non-cash payment even if you pay with a Debit Card. This is the most atrocious rip off charge I have seen in my... More 

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

Dear Sunny P Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences. I am certainly pleased to ready of your enjoyment regarding the service of our warm and friendly staff as well as the food and entertainment. I also appreciate your comments about the cocktails and will look into that as we are always trying to improve. If I may,... More 

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