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Sultan Sands Island Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   P.O.Box 3276 | Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Kiwengwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
IdaJeppesen Horsens, Denmark
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Horsens, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one week in Sultan Sands. The hotel, rooms, and pool area was great and well taken care of. The staff was very friendly and really made you feel welcome. The food was very nice and tasty. Every evening there was a new theme, and especially we liked the local evening with local food and entertainment. The view from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice rooms, excellent service, and top location. Food was very good and there were different themes and live music every night. The beach was very nice and right next to the hotel. Trips to Stone Town and Prison Island were very interesting, especially Stone Town.

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Sultan Sands is the best hotel ever. We stayed for two weeks after safari. The staff are so serviceminded and friendly- Only the best is good enough for their guests. You really feel welcome. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Every night the staff put the mosquito netting around the beds and spray the rooms with insect spray. No bugs... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
12 reviews 12 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed at Sultan Sands with beach view and it was the perfect place to relax after a week of safari. Everywhere you look the view is beautiful: the beach, the pool, the buildings, the interior and the gardens. The food is really good, I had the best Indian food I have ever tasted. It is tasty, spicy and the... More

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Hässleholm, Skåne Län, Sweden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Sultan Sands Isalnds Resort have everything you could ask for. It´s like paradise. The staff there is very helpful and they really want you to enjoy every minute of your stay. As a vegetarian I can say that the buffé gives you a lot to chose from. I didn´t have to ask for special food but if I did I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Sultan Sands on Zanzibar is a beach and holiday paradise. It is a very exotic and nice hotel perfect for relaxing, swimming and sun bathing. The bungalows are all high quality with a lot of space, nice good beds and cooling air conditioned. The staff is friendly, polite and extremely service oriented. The security was handled by charming Masai warriors.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the resort. Everything was perfect (food, service, rooms). Every evening there was live music or a show. The only thing that was not perfect was the the Internet which was very unstable and not easy to upload.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I lovely hotell, with great service. The fascilities are at a very high standard, clean and properly, and the employees are very service motivated. The beach is nice, food is super great+, there is a gym there, beach volleyball and a lot more. The area is inside safe walls, so i recommend to go on some guided trips. There are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We were at Sultan Sands Beach Resort in july 2014. It is a super place to stay. Rooms, food, staff and location are perfect. Perfect value for the money. Tips and tricks: When you want to go on a trip it's best to book it at the Sultan Sands than to book it with your own tour operator. The prices... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Beautiful hotel. Food not up to standard. Fried eggs turned to charcoal. Buffet badly organised. Guests lost temper due to waiting long in queues. Never any supervisor visible or available. Bahari rooms seaview, but not worth the price. Description of "Each Room (in the both room categories) offers a spacious bedroom, separate dressing room, en suite bathroom and a verandah... More

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Address: P.O.Box 3276 | Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kiwengwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sultan Sands Island Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Sultan Sands Island Hotel Kiwengwa
Sultan Sands Island Resort Zanzibar/Kiwengwa

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