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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 1 week 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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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Tanzania to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and decided to stay in Zanzibar for a week to relax after my climb. My tour company for the hike actually chose this place for me and I had no idea what to expect. When I arrived I was greeted by the owner, Yan, an incredibly friendly man who will have drinks with... More 

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Are, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to relax bye the sea. It has every thing you need for recharging your batteries. Beautiful building, wonderful staff, nice clean rooms och an lovely pool. Very nice restaurant with flexible hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a awesome stay at this fantastic hotel! Great staff, great food, great rooms, nice pool and it is located right next to the beach! I would recommend everybody to stay here at this super great place!

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Kalmar, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed nine days at Zanzibar Retreat Hotel, would loved to stay longer, but reality called... Because you really feel far away from reality at the hotel, beautiful hotel, joyful staff that looked after you. Great management that helped us with our excursions. Nice locally made furnitures in the rooms. Will absolutly recommend everybody to visit the hotel if you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the ZR and honestly could have stayed forever. It is simple, quiet unsophisticated and gorgeous. Traditional swahili architecture with understated beachside luxury ensure a haven for all. Karin, the assistant manager is delightful and works tirelessly to ensure everybody is happy. The rooms are traditional, wooden floors, swahili bed & bathroom, gorgeous locally made Inaya... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very sweet and yet as modern as you want for your holliday. An exotic view on an almost deserted beach together with this hotell frames this place in paradise. Extremly relaxing environment and excellent service from the whole staff. The manager Karin is very sweet and helpfull! Longing to get back with my friends and family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We randomly chose this hotel based on what was available in Zanzibar for the dates we chose: with all the research in the world we could not have done better! We were welcomed with a smile and a chat, and felt totally at home our entire trip. Our 'standard' room was beautifully presented with many thoughtful touches, and the dining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Value: The best value compared to other resorts on Matemwe. Also managed to secure a special offer on the website - 8 nights for the price of 5. Pleasantly surprised at its value for money when the bill came through at the end. Location: Clean beach, white sand, quiet. Crystal clear blue warm water - fine for swimming at high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place to spend a holiday. We where very well cared of by the great people running the hotel. A perfect place to relax and wind down. Also for families with children. It's a very peaceful part of Zanzibar, away from the crowd and busy beaches.

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Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is absolutely fantastic. The hotel is small and cozy, the staff is amazing and the food absolutely delicious. There is not much more to say. We are going back very very soon. It is also only a short ride away from Stone Town (45min) which means that you can take a taxi directly when you arrive instead of... More 

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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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Zanzibar Retreat Matemwe
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