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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   North Coast | PO Box 3425, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Ranked #8 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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ismail_family West Midlands, United Kingdom
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've just come back from an amazing holiday at the Royal Zanzibar Resort. Location of the hotel is perfect, never overcrowded, food is out of this world and swimming pools are great. All the staff are extremely helpful, friendly and genuinely lovely, nothing is too much for them. We were always greeted by staff with a huge smile and a... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort for 7 nights on our honeymoon. It was superb! The All Inclusive package is a definite must, as you can easily rack up quite a bar-tab with all the cocktails. The food was exceptional, and got better every day. The breakfast options never changed, but there is a wide enough variety at... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week after an amazing and exhausting Kenya safari. Our flight was delayed so we were late arriving. Straight away the staff were lovely. They had provided us with a lovely supper in our beautiful, huge room and allowed us to still have a couple of beers, even though the all inclusive had stopped an hour... More

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

Dear Joanne, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your wonderful and very detailed review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort AND some fantastic photos! We were thrilled to hear that you had enjoyed your stay so much and yes, we truly do realise that our staff are amazing! One of my favourite things is to share reviews... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s an ok place if you are paying less than 100 dollars per night. Anything more and this place is a total rip-off. We stayed for 5 nights and it was dreadful. First up, it’s expensive, around 500 dollars per night. Room: Below average. Housekeeping staff love to chat nonstop and drag furniture around. So if you ever want to... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid about 500 US a night for an all exclusive "beach suite". Total ripoff... The poor and terrible comments pretty much covers our experience here. Not a place for couples, no peace and quiet and I would not value anything here at more than 100 US per night, especially not the substandard service and food. I would not recommend staying... 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 post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We're so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us and even sorrier that you chose not to speak with our management team about your concerns while you were here. We do everything that we can to be flexible and accommodating to... More

Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked the Royal Zanzibar very much. It was the last stop on our trip to Tanzania. This are some of the great things: Very friendly & helpful staff Great food Fun activities The number of pools & the spatious set-up of the site are an asset

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and will be happy to share your comments with the team. We're blessed with a beautiful property, but it's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the other elements of your stay... More

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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, teenage son and I have just spent 4 days at the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort.Travelling on South African passports, we did not need visas, nor did we have to pay the arrival and departure taxes. The airport is old, with no conveyor belt system for luggage, so collecting cases is a bit of a scrum, with everyone pushing... 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 post your very kind review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, it's so wonderful to hear that you would have liked to stay longer! We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed our pools, our large rooms and the beautiful views and I love knowing that I can share another positive review with our... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a week at the Royal Zanzibar following a safari in Kenya. The transfer from the airport is a little harrowing if you are not used to seeing abject poverty and it left me feeling a bit guilty entering this lavish hotel. The staff are wonderful and greet everyone with the ubiquitous 'Jambo' which is very endearing to begin... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We appreciate your kind remarks regarding our rooms, facilities and evening entertainment. We'll be sure to share them with the team. I am sorry that we didn't have an a la carte option when you were here, unfortunately the restaurant was destroyed in... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at this wonderful resort and had the best time. We were looking for a restful and quiet place to stay and we found our jewel in Nungwy. Of course this is not a full 5 stars but the general ambiance and comfort you get from the open air reception to the edge of the white sand... More

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

Thank you so much for your terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We like to think of ourselves as both restful and quiet and we're so glad that you enjoyed that ambiance. It's not always easy to find a place where you can do both in today's busy world and we do everything we can to make that an... More

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

After a tiring week on Safari, we spent 10 days in this wonderful resort in Zanzibar. It was the perfect place to relax and unwind after the hectic schedule the week before. Its difficult to know where to start with the gushing praise! The rooms were huge, clean and bright with the most wonderful views of the beach/sea. The food... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your fantastic review and lovely photo of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We absolutely never tire of hearing that our staff have made a difference to our guests stay and delight in sharing reviews like this with all of them. We're also happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and... More

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Address: North Coast | PO Box 3425, Nungwi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Nungwi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort 5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi #3 Family Hotel in Nungwi #6 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi #8 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi #8 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
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A spectacular view of the Indian Ocean from almost anywhere on the resort makes this all-inclusive property a wonderful choice for those guests looking for a peaceful and relaxing vacation. Fantastic swimming pools, a beautiful beach with clear, turquoise waters and amazing sunsets just add to the ambiance! The rooms are large, approximately 80 square metres for Superior Rooms and 100 square metres for Suites. A spacious bathroom with a double bathtub, separate shower and double sinks provide luxurious comfort. All rooms include a quiet split-unit air conditioner, TV, fridge, coffee and tea making facilities, a safe and a terrace from which to enjoy the view. The warm, friendly staff invite you to enjoy meals in the buffet restaurant with a varied selection of local and international dishes or a traditional pizza oven near the beach offers a quick snack while you relax by the pool. ... more   less 
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