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Azanzi Beach Hotel

3.5 of 5 Villa   |   Azanzi Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flight Centre sold us a "5 star Luxury Boutique hotel" with "A 5-star quality dining experience" Azanzi is far from this. All taps rusty Lounger mattress ripped and decrepit On 6th request our door was fixed. Locked in and out each time Salt water shower Food mediocre No snacks Terrible loud music all day Slow service Hot tub not hot... More

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Boksburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned from the most amazing week at Azanzi Beach Hotel. Our room was stunning and in immaculate condition. Loved the outside shower!! The resort itself is beautiful, clean, well maintained and has stunning seaviews from the bar and dining areas. Waiters were friendly, helpful and acommodating. Especially Jackson, Angelique and Peter. I was given... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Hi Guys, We just returned from our honeymoon at Azanzi. All I can say is what an amazing experience, on arrival we were greeted by Glen the GM of the hotel. He gave us a quick run down of how the hotel operates regarding serving times for breakfast, lunch and dinner. He also suggested a couple of excursions for us... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We spent a once in a lifetime holiday at this quiet, private resort. The staff was absolutely amazing, they could not do enough! When we arrived, one room had a faulty aircon. We were immediately upgraded to an upstairs room with a balcony and stunning view of the ocean - at no extra cost! Our boys are regular scuba divers... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Wow reading the other reviews I think maybe I went to a different hotel or didn't stay long enough. The room I had was the best hotel room I've had in the last five years with the only better one being Azambezi in Victoria Falls. The driver who picked me up at the airport was fantastic giving me a detailed... More

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Veronica O, Regional Sales Manager at Azanzi Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shaun Thanks very much for your review. Really do appreciate you taking the time to do that. We have made some changes at the hotel since your last stay with us and look forward to getting your feedback on your next visit. Warm regards Veronica Otter More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Like one of the other reviews we booked this as a 4 star hotel. 1] There are no telephones in the rooms. 2] There is no TV in the rooms. I fail to understand, 1] How this can warrant a 4 star rating? 2] How they were displaying a 2013 Excellence Award from Trip Advisor? All aspects of the hotel... More

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Glen F, Manager at Azanzi Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James G We are very sorry to hear that you left Azanzi unhappy and want to thank you for taking the time to air your views. Many of them will assist us in our approach to continuously improve and we sincerely appreciate this. A number of the items mentioned by you have, in fact, been addressed and some were... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We had a fantastic Zanzibar holiday. The rooms had aircon, and the hotel had a standby generator. Something you should consider, since it is very hot there, and the country electricity supply is erratic. The PADI dive centre called Scubafish was a very friendly and professional outfit. We saw stonefish, devilfish, leaffish, flying oriental gurnard, turtles, dolphin, frogfish, porcupinefish, morey... More

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Azanzi Beach Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for your lovely review and I am delighted you had a wonderful time with us. The diving is fabulous in the area and it appears you certainly enjoyed your underwater experience. Warm regards Veronica Otter More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Our Tour Operator and the hotel's own website market and advertise this as a 4-star 'Luxury Boutique Hotel'. This is what we paid for and this is what we expected. Alas in reality this is not the case and we feel terribly ripped-off by both the hotel and the tour operator and were immensely disappointed with our holiday. The hotel... More

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Glen F, Manager at Azanzi Beach Hotel, responded to this review

We are disappointed to notice your strong opinions about Azanzi posted on Tripadvisor. We hope that the extensive communications with yourself and your travel agent outside of this forum have appeased you. Please be assured that the Azanzi experience for its guests remains one of our top priorities and that we strive to use comments such as yours to build... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

Arrived and was showed to our rooms (with an upgrade no less!) Lovely pool are with two bars(pool bar a must do) Location is awesome! Guided reef walk is complimentary and a must-do All meals were good and the contact with the locals were good fun!

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Azanzi Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we do look forward to your return to Azanzi. Am delighted you enjoyed the upgrade ! Warm regards Veronica Otter More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Lovely staff and location with brilliant weather and facilities. Need to look at some of the meals and have more chefs working on cooking on certain nights. Also need to fill up plates of salad or desserts for diners who come in later than 8.30 to eat. The most comfortable bed and sheets that we have ever slept on!!

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Azanzi Beach Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am delighted to read you had a wonderful stay with us and that you enjoyed our beds. We have noted your comments on the food aspect and are resolving this so thank you for drawing our attention to this. Warm regards Veronica Otter More

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Also Known As:
Azanzi Beach Hotel Matemwe, Zanzibar
Address: Azanzi Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 13 Specialty lodging in Matemwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Azanzi Beach Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is situated on the North Eastern coast of Zanzibar, and approximately 45 minutes from the airport in Stonetown. Azanzi is a luxury boutique beach hotel which boasts 35 rooms comprising of 8 Superior rooms, 17 deluxe rooms and 10 deluxe villas The central guest entertainment areas offer guests multi level viewing decks, well stocked curio shop, azure swimming pool, bar and dining area - maximising the sublime view of the majestic and tranquil Indian Ocean, and powder-white beach's scattered with palm trees. ... more   less 
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is situated on the North Eastern coast of Zanzibar, and approximately 45 minutes from the airport in Stonetown. Azanzi is a luxury boutique beach hotel which boasts 35 rooms comprising of 8 Superior rooms, 17 deluxe rooms and 10 deluxe villas The central guest entertainment areas offer guests multi level viewing decks, well stocked curio shop, azure swimming pool, bar and dining area - maximising the sublime view of the majestic and tranquil Indian Ocean, and powder-white beach's scattered with palm trees. ... more   less 
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