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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 10 hotels in Kiwengwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The resort is nicely located on the East coast, and has a beautiful view on the ocean. Quiet environment. Clean rooms. Lovely gardens. Unfortunately, it's about an hour away from Stone town, so if you want to go it's a day trip.

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Sandnes, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the Perfect timeout from the rest og the world and a great location if you want the best out of your stay on this island. The rooms where nice, tidy and clean. The staff was always friendly and helpfull. The Food was just Perfect. Each night had it own theme for the Food, and you could choose from... More

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London, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I love Zanzibar. I have been coming to this same spot every 4 months for the past 2 years. It is pure bliss. Lovely water, warm and blue, little or no waves, tides that go out leaving miles of sand to enjoy...sheer pleasure. The staff at the resort are great. The restaurants are fine, but the Spa is the star... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I had the joy of visiting Sultan Sands and Blue Bay Resort with my wife and colleagues from East and Central Africa in February. The rooms were great and the staff very helpful in organizing our conference facility. The buffet menu was only fair, but the beach side restaurant was better than most hotels I've been at in the region.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Food is really expensive for what you get (quality and quantity) with fairly poor service. We were most disappointed by this aspect of our stay. The service was also very spotty, great by some servers terrible by others. The pool area and facilities were wonderful though, and almost to the point where we could overlook the terrible food situation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Great place, great food, nice and clean rooms and very friendly personnel. Outside the resort there is not much to do, besides the beach. But we had a great personnal tour guide for three days. He showed us everything we wanted to see on the island and we had a lot of fun. Ask for Ali Siraji Suleiman at the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Very nice rooms/huts, great food, entertainment every night and a quiet place to stay(in march that is). It was easy to book trips for Stone Town etc from the hotel. Although their lunch is very expensive and without a good selection, the breakfast and dinner/supper makes up for it. Exellent food! The only thing we chose to complain about was... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My family and I vacationed in Sultan Sand and the service was awesome. The room service was good,they provided child minders,they provided variety of food in the buffet setup, the pool was clean and the staff friendly.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My boyfriend decided to treat me on my off days to come to Zanzibar.Right from the entrance of the hotel you can see the architectural buildings,artifacts which was just incredible. The rooms are spacious with a lounge and balcony plus the shower is what I needed. We had great food,entertainment,water sports and so much more. I would like to specially... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Xmas Holidays 2013-2014 - we spent a wonderful week at Sultan Sands! Nice rooms, wonderful pool and gardens area and friendly staff to help us and to support us! The rooms are nice and clean and the food is good. Every day we had a wide choice of fruits, vegetables and local and global selection of food! If I have... 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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Sultan Sands Island Hotel Kiwengwa
Sultan Sands Island Resort Zanzibar/Kiwengwa

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Kiwengwa #4 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa #5 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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