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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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    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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Huntingdon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent and comfortable hotel to stay with family. Friendly staff esp Mr. Robert F&B supervisor. Great facilities but kids club missing. Vegetarians are taken care off but could be better. Theme nights were great esp the beach dinner. Overall a must visit and stay in hotel. Great fun

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

Dear Amar, Thank you for your lovely review and kind recommendation for Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and will happily share your kind remarks with our team, particularly Mr. Robert! I was sorry to hear that you were not directed to our Kid's Club. We do have one, we have a... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just spent a week in this lovely resort. The staff and hotel were wonderful and the trips we took to the snorkling spots with Captain Marko Polo who sells from the beach with his boat Tata were the best and cheapest by far. Entertainment at the hotel was excellent a different theme every night

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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 very kind review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and will be sure to share your kind remarks with our team. We're also glad to hear that you enjoyed your excursions with the beach boys. We avoid recommending them as we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My children and friends stayed for 4 nights all I can say is that it was not enough. The place is simply exquisite. We had a wonderful time. The staff to the rooms were exceptional. Will definitely visit again and for longer.

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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 wonderful review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It's always a pleasure to hear from guests that enjoyed their stay, even better to hear that they plan to return! Our team was delighted to hear that you had such a good time with us and we're looking forward already to... More

Henfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here recently and I would say this hotel is just wonderful. We stayed on a fully inclusive basis and the selection of food was just great. Done on a buffet style there is plenty of choice probably too much to quote it all but included meat, fish, fresh pasta, piazza and kebabs all available plus... More

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

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for your absolutely terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort and your generous praise! It was a pleasure to meet you and your lovely wife during your stay and I was delighted that she and I were able to set up your surprise birthday dinner so nimbly! I don't know if she told you... 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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Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel Nungwi
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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort 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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