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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

5.0 of 5 North Coast | PO Box 3425, Nungwi, Tanzania
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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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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3 days here. The food was good. The grounds were amazing. The beach was spectacular. But what makes the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort standout is the staff. The staff, their service and dedication make this a 5+ star resort. I would recommend this the Royal Zanzibar to anyone looking for the perfect vacation. If you are considering a... More

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I visited here post an African overland camping trip. It was just off season and there were only about 40 of us in the resort. That didn't matter...The effort that went into ensuring our dining each night was superb, including pool and beach dinners, was astounding. I'd love to visit again. But with a loved one rather... 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 write such a glowing review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! I'm very happy to hear how much you enjoyed our 'special' dinners located around the resort. We have a fun time hosting them too!! I hope we will see you with your loved one very soon... Warm regards, Jordon Ozero General... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a great week here, unwinding and relaxing. The grounds are amazing, everything very well kept. Beach and pools are great, as well as the food. Very fresh and diverse, although I can imagine it gets a bit repetitive when staying longer than a week. The staff is very friendly and helpful, nothing is too much. Only downsides I... 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 very nice review of your vacation at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. I'm very pleased you enjoyed our many fine features including the 4 large free-form pools, delicious food, white sand beaches and our warm and friendly staff! We look forward to welcoming you back next time you need some more relaxation!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Royal Zanzibar for 6 days with our 4 kids. When we came in we got 2 rooms that had a very bad smell. We requested to change the rooms and quickly got a positive response. The new rooms and the rest of the stay were just perfect. The pools, the food, the massage, the games, the... More

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

Thank you for the excellent review of your experience at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! I apologize for the less than perfect start but we couldn't be more pleased that you loved your time here. We agree that the huge rooms and 4 free form pools are magnificent but the staff are what truly makes the difference each and every day... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a couple, and arrived here on our honeymoon in the middle of October. We stayed in the hotel for 8 days. We were immediately disappointed with the level of the rooms and their maintenance. The room smelled stuffy, and had dead bugs on the floor. The rooms were old (paint peeling off the walls, rusty taps, etc.). It... 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 review your honeymoon stay here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. I am very happy to hear that overall your stay was enjoyable. I am sorry it got off to a rocky beginning however I am pleased it ended on a high note! I enjoyed meeting you both and hope we will see you... More

Llanfyllin, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its was worth the wait !! Been on my travel hit list for 25 years. After a lot of research this was the hotel of choice and it did not disappoint. Do not think of going to Diamonds resort next door the place smell like rotten eggs from the beach due to rotting erosion measures?? The hotel really goes all... More

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

Thank you for your very wonderful, detailed review! We are very pleased to hear so many glowing areas of praise... The stunning white sand beaches, the great food, large spacious rooms and of course, the always warm and friendly staff! They are the greatest assets we have each and every day! I also appreciate your feedback about the wifi and... More

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

Some say a place is only as good as the people in it, and in this case this would be one of the best. Beautiful resort with awesome staff. Staff were very helpful with smiles that would brighten anyones day. The beach location is excellent too and we could not fault any of the food.

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

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We could not be more pleased to hear how much you loved our staff! Their warmth and kindness is the best part of our resort each and every day. We hope to see you back again very soon! Kind regards, Jordon Ozero General Manager Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights in mid-September 2014 and this resort was the perfect way to relax and spend lazy days around the pool. The facilities at the resort were very good – a number of dining facilities, a number of bars (including pool bar and beach bar), a spa, a gym, volley beach ball pitch and steps down to... More

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

Thank you for your very detailed review of your stay at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. I'm very pleased that overall you enjoyed yourself so much here especially the great variety of food and locations we host dinner. Of course we are most pleased to hear your high praise for our warm and friendly staff. They represent the resort so well... More

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with great helpful and friendly staff. General areas of the hotel are beautiful and well tended. Lovely food and wonderful cooks and restaurant staff. My only disappointment was the room, for our wedding anniversary we booked a suite overlooking the sea these are the best and most expensive rooms however they are tired and not at all we... More

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

Thank you for your very kind review! I'm very happy to hear that you loved the resort, food and of course, our very warm and friendly staff. Even in a tropical paradise setting, the staff and our greatest assets each and every day! I was sorry to read that you didn't think the ocean front suites had extra value. We... More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my husband recently after a short safari in Kenya for our honeymoon. We really enjoyed our stay at Royal Zanzibar and would definitely recommend this hotel to others! We found the staff to be extremely helpful and friendly, especially Tanda and his colleagues at the beach restaurant. The staff are an absolute credit to the hotel... 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 review your honeymoon vacation at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort...! I'm very happy that it was a dream vacation for you both! You are very kind to mention how gracious and helpful the staff are here. Without a doubt they are the very best of our resort day after day. I was... 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*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel Nungwi
Seaclub Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel
Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort Nungwi

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