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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

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P.O.Box 3276 | Kiwengwa, North Coast, Kiwengwa 00000, Tanzania
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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa
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Ranked #7 of 11 Hotels in Kiwengwa
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Jinja, null, Uganda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we only went there for dinner the one night. we were told the food was excellent so i guess we had our hopes up. it was a buffet night of Italian food and to be honest in Zanzibar with the amount of Italians visiting the island you would have expected more from such a well known hotel. the pastas were... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I checked out after my holiday with such a heavy heart. I spent 5 nights with my husband and it already felt like home. The staff is the best i ever experienced in the hospitality industry, everyone from the taxi drivers, to the bellboys, the waiters, the front office staff, i mean every staff at the resort is friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resident band is playing very good, also they have so many kinds of music and good sound, and have an amazing guitarist , and the beach is very good .Also the hotel is like a paradise , the service is good but we need the show everyday if it possible because only two shows a week it's not enough,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always dreamed of going to Zanzibar. In pictures and films, it always looked like paradise. So when planning a trip to East Africa, we included Zanzibar as well. We were at Bluebay Beach in Zanzibar the first week of February 2015. It is a very nice and clean resort, which white sand. The breakfast had a good variety,... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 10 nights at the Blue Bay Beach Resort over Easter and although the Hotel was lovely, the weather fantastic, the staff amazingly helpful, the rooms were nice, unfortunately due to the rainy season, the Makuti restaurant was infested with flies!!! The cold meal section was covered in them and I feel that not enough was done by the owners... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we staid in the hotel for 5 days. the room is really nice!! air conditioner, TV, nice view. the pool is really nice, the beach is beautiful but its impossible to enjoy, you have lots of people trying to sell you whatever you want, and if you dont buy you "are not supporting local people". even if you are inside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real family resort. Great if you have small children who want to frolic in the pool all day long. Blue Bay is right on the beach with lots of beach/water activity toys. A kiddy club keeps the little ones very busy with lots of activities. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Staff are warm and welcoming. The... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The hotel is very stylish in a beautiful setting. Great staff and management pay a lot of attention to detail BUT we were shocked to see flies crawling all over all the buffet food especially at breakfast and lunch time. Fruit and salad are wrapped in cling film but guests lazily don't recover it. There are food nets over the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was my second time to Bluebay and both times its been for work conferences. The hotel is really beautiful with a lovely beach. Inspite of the fact that I was working all the time there, I did get to experience the pool and a lovely walk on the beach. The staff is friendly and helpful. On one of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Beautiful view, nicer beaches are further North, but result in a longer drive if you want to visit other locales on the island. Staff are friendly and attentive. We disliked having buffet meals all of the time, there is one sit-down restaurant on the property that provided a wonderful a la carte lunch.

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