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Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Matemwe Beach | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Namur, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 4 excellent days at Zanzibar retreat hotel: very nice place, rooms are beautifull, and nicely organised. Just a small remark :try to avoid to be close to the kitchen which is quite noisy ealy morning, beside this, everyting perfect! Kitchen is excellent, Swimming pool is very relaxing, beaches are just in front of the hotel! Karin, the assistant... More

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great hotel for a family vacation and relax with friends excellent spacious beach clean rooms friendly staff delicious food I advise everyone to retreat with family or newlyweds or friends Here you can relax and not to think, to forget about work, home, problems! Have a good rest!

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Kongens Lyngby, Copenhagen, Denmark
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful, private, quiet place to spend a weekend away from Stone Town. Best atmosphere, ever caring Karen to make you feel welcome and relaxed. Rooms are modern, airconditioned, clean and welcoming. A good pool to relax at, great shady hammocks and cosy corners to have a relaxing moment in and one long, white, palm beach to take wonderful walks at.... More

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Dar Es Salaam
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a room, first floor, with a private balcony - awesome !!!!! Perfect conditions to forget about everything and really really relax. Super location at the beach, nice pool, good food and super friendly staff. We are definitely planning to go there again. Ask hotel management to help you rent a car, you're more flexible and it's much much... More

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Empangeni, South Africa
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 4 day stay at this hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful, the manager was accommodating and always up for a conversation. The views are incredible, the dining area faces the beach and makes for a wonderful experience. The food was very highly priced it was interesting and delicious. The pool area is beautiful and relaxing, there... More

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GoZanzibar, Owner at Zanzibar Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest We have received a 3 pointer from you and we will try to learn from your comments. Thanks for sharing your eveluation with us, and Im glad that at least something was good, and that you had a good and relaxing holiday. What I was looking for in your Review was some kind of acknowledgement of our effort... More

Durban, Kwazulu-natal, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we only stayed a night there, I would have been happy to stay more. Right from the start we were made to feel very welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. In fact Karin the Manager is the best I have come across in years. She even had a room for us to shower in after our dives on the... More

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Risor, Norway
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three generations enjoyed a four days' holiday at the Zanzibar retreat hotel - and it was value for everyone! This small (12 rooms), quiet and cozy hotel is ideal for those who wants to relax and recreate. Norwegian/Finnish ownership with Scandinavian management (Karin certainly ensures that she has happy customers), together with a staff that ensures that you have a... More

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

We stayed at the ZR hotel in October to finish off our honeymoon and we really couldn't have found anywhere better to stay! The hotel itself is very well looked after and looks beautiful. The garden is pretty and the beach is literally 10 m from the hotel. It was amazing sitting in the restaurant for our meals looking over... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights over an extended weekend. Staff were attentive and friendly, food was great and the beach is right there in front of the hotel. I would recommend this for anyone looking for a low-key place to relax (with easy access to nearby scuba centres)

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

Had a great 3 night stay at this charming, warm and tranquil hotel. Service was excellent and staff was very attentive. The atmosphere is cozy, simple and just the right place to unwind. Thank you for the wonderful holiday. Look forward to coming back.

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Address: Matemwe Beach | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Zanzibar Retreat Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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