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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
  • Location
    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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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

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a 5 day stay here straight from Safari in Kenya. We were 4 ladies and after reading reports on here, we were really looking forward to our luxury stay. The setting is great, right on the beach and ocean front, the grounds are really very beautiful, gorgeous swimming pools, and very likable and attentive staff. We were all inclusive,... More

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

Dear Rachel, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We appreciate your kind remarks regarding the setting and the staff, we're proud of both and thank you for your fairness in mentioning them so positively. I am very sorry that the rest of your stay didn't live up to your expectations. Unfortunately... More

Loughborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Royal were really friendly and helpful, unfortunately the hotel itself looks tired, it is in desperate need of an update. We went for the all inclusive option only to be told we should pay extra for the additional evening meals they offer on the beach as the food would be fresh whereas the food in the... More

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

Dear Lizzie, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Thank you also for your kind remarks regarding our staff, we appreciate your fairness in mentioning them in light of your disappointment with your stay. I'm very sorry that you didn't enjoy your vacation with us, we work hard to look after our... More

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow,wow,wow!!!!! What a stunning Paradise!!! I left a piece of my heart at the Royal Zanzibar!!!! I would highly recommend it to everyone!! The staff and accommodation was excellent. The all inclusive package was great I didn' t want to come back. I loved dinner on the beach and all the trouble and effort everyone went through with the shows... More

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

Dear Ronèl, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your amazing review and very kind recommendation for Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and love hearing that our outside dinners were so well received. They are hard work for our team to pull together, but it's... More

London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked here on an all inclusive basis, very good food with lots of choice ( including vegetarian),really nice beach and very friendly attentive staff. Very good pools( not heated), all rooms have good views we had a room in the last block so got good pool & beach views. Perfect for a relaxing holiday as there is nothing else... 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. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and happily shared your remarks about the resort being both relaxed and super friendly with our hard-working staff. They enjoyed knowing that you had such a good time while you were here. I... More

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the all inclusive for a week. Room was lovely, beach was great, plenty of extra sun loungers so we didn't have to get up early to get a good spot by the pool or the beach. The food was great, good variety and options for lunch locations. Dinner moved to various locations and formats in the resort so... More

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

Dear Mike, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and love that in that list of things you enjoyed the "best of all" was our lovely staff! We're proud of their hard work and kindness and it's a pleasure to share reviews like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb beach resort. Great food, very friendly staff, most amazing pools and ofcourse the lovely beach area. The only spa we have seen on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean. We will, without a doubt, recommend this Resort to our friends and family.

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

Dear Nasim, Thank you so much for your fantastic review and generous recommendation for Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated your suggestion to guests that our suites offer a wonderful view of the sunset. Although all of our rooms have very nice views, the suites unobstructed position to catch the sun... More

Cape Town
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for our honeymoon in February 2014. The hotel was perfect. I recommend the rooms in Block A - amazing view of the ocean. The food was fantastic with a great variety. Loved the number of pools to choose from. February was incredibly hot so the lovely clean saltwater pools were much appreciated.The staff were always... More

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Thank you so much for your very kind review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We were so pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay with us and the kitchen team was particularly excited about your remarks regarding the fantastic food! Thank you so much for choosing Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort as your honeymoon destination. We sincerely hope that... More

Geelong, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised on arrival to this resort. We arrived late, at about 11pm, and were offered a selection of foods in our room as we hadn't eaten dinner yet. We occasionally received phone calls to the room from reception staff checking that we were enjoying ourselves and everything was okay. The gardens, ponds, pools and other surroundings were... 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 wonderful review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're thrilled to hear that we surprised you in all the right ways and I very happily shared your kind words with the management team and with the junior staff. We're proud of all of them, but particularly appreciated your inclusion of... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We were here for our honeymoon 2 years ago in 2012... We had a great stay! Beautifull swimmingpools friendly personel and good clean accommondiations! The beach is clean and is good for snorkling.. The food was great! We can recommend this place for other people to have a great stay at Zanzibar :)

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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 believe that there is no greater compliment to a hotel than for guests to return, thank you so much for choosing to come back! It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the food, the beach, the pools, the snorkeling and of course, our friendly staff.... 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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