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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
  • 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 of 5 stars
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devon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 14 days at the end of September. The hotel is in a lovely location at the north end of the island some 1 hour travelling time from the airport / Stonetown. The journey is something of an eye opener for people not familiar with the poor standard of living endured by the locals. On arriving at the... More

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Jerusalem, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived to Zanzibar with many concerns, health wise and security wise. The hotel is very well secured, and also highly maintained. Gardens are taken care of constantly, pools are very clean consistently, every day. Our room was exactly the picture shown, and was kept clean every day. They write in the overview that they will change the sheets every... More

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

Dear Shefy Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your vacation here at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. I am very please you enjoyed the excellent staff, beautiful ocean-front resort & the wonder value our all-inclusive resort offers all our Guests! It is unfortunate about the flies however in Africa they are permanent residents! This is also... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this hotel 5 years ago when it was newly built. At the time there were a few issues which I think the management feel they have resolved. However, some have been made worse. The biggest problem that they have is the quality of evening meals. They have tried to change the mood of dinner by moving the places they... 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 comprehensive review of your vacation at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. I'm very happy to hear that you had a lovely stay with us and appreciated the service of our wonderful staff. They are our greatest assets to be sure! I was however sorry to hear the food was not always to... More

Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up coming to Zanzibar after our original holiday was cancelled due to the issues in Mombasa but what a hotel to have as a stand in. The royal Zanzibar hotel was absolutely fantastic. We were in block b and our room over looked the sea the pool and beautiful gardens. The staff are the mostly friendlies people you... More

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

Dear Jude, Thank you so much for your absolutely wonderful review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It was a pleasure to speak with you during your stay and we're thrilled that you enjoyed your vacation with us so much. The Chef is a big fan of reviews that refer to his food as "fantastic" and I'm so proud of the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the service of a 5 star hotel ........ This is the first review I have written but feel its important to maybe save someone else the stress we experienced. We booked our stay at the royal zanzibar direct with the hotel and paid in full prior to travel. 4 days before we began our trip we received an email... More

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

Dear Maria, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Thank you very much for your kind remarks regarding your actual stay with us. We appreciate that you were so fair considering the other problems you faced in your booking and payment. There is no excuse for the request to change your dates... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great service!!! The staff were all fantastic and went out of their way to make all guests welcome and included in any activities. We had a minor mix up with our room booking, but when brought to managers attention they went above and beyond to fix the issue. Great food, pools, beach and beautiful sunsets!!!

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

Dear Clint, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, although sorry that there was a glitch at the beginning. I'm glad that you were satisfied with the resolution we offered. We take a great deal of pride in our staff and it's great... More

Dublin, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here two weeks ago for a week after climbing Kilimanjaro. It was the perfect place to relax and unwind after a week on the mountain! We were impressed with the range of drinks included in the all inclusive menu, including lots of delicious cocktails. I am a vegetarian and I found the variety and quality of food available... More

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

Congratulations on your climb of Kilimanjaro, we hope that you enjoyed the adventure! Thank you so much for taking the time to post your wonderful review and generous recommendation for Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We were delighted to hear that you had enjoyed your stay so much and were particularly pleased with your comment regarding the vegetarian options. With such... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished a 5 night stay with you. The facilities were amazing and the staff even better! It was a fitting end to a 4 week trip around Africa. Special thanks to Anna who looked after our drinks by the pool also to the Salim and the animators they were a great bunch of guys and girls. Could not... More

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and very generous recommendation for Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We love hearing terms like "amazing" in our reviews and when those are topped by our lovely, hardworking staff it's even better! We'll be sure to share your kind words with Anna and Salim and the rest of the team. Thank you once... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at royal Zanzibar exceeded our expectations. We can only congratulate the staff for their outstanding friendliness and service during our stay from 20-27th September. We were treated like honoured guests from the time we arrived until we left. The food was excellent with a huge variety that accommodates specific dietary needs, from vegetarian to gluten free. We needed... 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 delightful review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort and the gorgeous sunset photo! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed sharing your review with our team. Fatima was particularly pleased to have been mentioned. We also appreciated your comments regarding our food. With many... More

Carlisle, 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 here for four nights to round off a long holiday and relax before heading home. On arrival at the hotel we were greeted by the manager who quickly ascertained that we has arrived to relax and therefore didn't try to sell us any excursions (but said to ask if we wanted). We were then shown to our room... 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 very kind review and generous recommendation for Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It's such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we appreciated your lovely remarks regarding the staff, the pools and the food. I am sorry you didn't enjoy the evening entertainment however. We've chosen... More

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Additional Information about Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

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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