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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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  • 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Franeker, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best hotel ever!!!! Never got no for an answer! A hotel is just a building (although this one is a lovely building in a lovely environment) but the great staff made this a home far away from home, such lovely people. As were the Masai people! Great to have met them! Dinner was a surprise every evening: dining in the... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is excellent, beach and sea are beautiful. Rooms lovely, the staff fantastic, i felt like home. The landscape is fabulous. If i come again, i'll stay in the same resort. Habari nakuwashukuru :)

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Geneva, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

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 helpful votes 37 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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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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