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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been visiting Bluebay for the past 13 years and as far as resorts go this is one of the great ones on Zanzibar. I have not been for a few years but I went to celebrate a friends birthday and I was so impressed with a lot of the changes. The gardens and public area are great and... More 

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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husbands 50th had been in the planning for quite sometime and, as the date loomed we were both quite nervous hoping that the event would turn out well for our family and friends who had travelled from far afield, Miami, Ibiza, Australia, UK, to name but a few, spending a small fortune in the process. As soon as we... More 

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sim 23, it was a pleasure to host you and your friends. It is lovely having guests from within the industry as we all work together, discovering new trends and ways to constantly improve. And here at Bluebay that never stops, each day we are working at taking something that is great and making it better. And helping us... More 

Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from an awesome holiday at Blue Bay in Zanzibar where we celebrated my 50th Birthday. We were treated exceptionally well by all Management and staff headed by the very attentive Gail who ensured that are stay went smoothly from start to finish. The actual birthday party was handled amazingly in a separate area of the resort... More 

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Zan40, well as you know you have a very special place in the heart and history of Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa. You paid us all a huge compliment by returning to Bluebay for such a special celebration and by bringing with you friends and family from far and wide. I think you could tell we enjoyed celebrating with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beach & hotel amenities exceptional, themed dinners change every day & a choice of either Bluebay or Sultan Sands resorts. Genuine & friendly service. Fruits & Fruit Juices at breakfast just the best way to start the day! Rooms comfortable, clean & well appointed! Gardens outstanding!

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Jwaneng, Botswana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Looked after well by the staff at the stunning located Blue Bay Resort. Great fun with friends!! Resort well laid out, spa is awesome, Indian buffer was stunning and seafood platters on the beach for dinner ......what more can I say except Will be back!!!

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Shanus, thank you for your review. It was great fun having so many new and old faces here at Bluebay. It was a privilege to be selected out of so many places as the location for such a momentous birthday celebration with friends coming in from all over Africa and as far away as Australia and Dubai. You looked... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited blue bay to celebrate my wife's 30th birthday & I must say Blue bay team made it happen in all the ways possible! Staff always willing to assist in any manner & the food was amazing! From the office in Nairobi to the waiter in the restaurant - always make you feel your at HOME! Must must... More 

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mistry, it was a pleasure hosting you and your family. At Bluebay Beach Resort we are a family owned hotel, with a team who have worked here so long they are family and so many guests who return year after year that our family keeps getting bigger and bigger. So as a family we understand families and how... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Blue Bay Hotel for a week. It was absolutely fantastic. The staff were very friendly, helpful and seemed genuinely concerned about us. Always greeting us in a friendly manner. The host, Jonathan, who met us upon arrival helped us to organise day visits into Stonetown, and recommended an excellent, and knowledgeable, tour guide. We... More 

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Diana N A honeymoon is such a special holiday but no matter how blissed out you are about the stunning wedding day, your brilliant choice of partner and the many happy years ahead of you, you still need the holiday to be just right! And we know that at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa. The stunning location is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having enjoyed the best bungalow this hotel has to offer (ocean view), it is hard to find any imperfections. The staff: after visiting 5-star hotels in the Far East and UAE we were expecting somewhat lesser standard, however this proven wrong by ever caring and efficient staff. Security: The Massai guards armed with their knifes and Rungu are very polite,... More 

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Victor, thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. You and your wife had a lovely long stay with us so plenty of time to enjoy all that we had on offer. It is true that the team are delightful, intuitive and genuine. They really do care. Ask once and you will always have the... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're a family of 4 (2 teens) that stayed for 5 nights. Great vacation. Absolutely beautiful beach with almost no trash at all for hundreds of meters in either direction. Beach is almost flat so there is a big change in sea level during high/low tides. Great for running and games on the beach at low tide and swimming at... More 

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Devworker, how happy we are that you make particular point about our kind and attentive team. They are so receptive to our guests, and promptly learn peoples’ preferences and requests. Everyone is treated with kindness, respect and the warmest of smiles. Anticipating guests' needs is a sign of a truly remarkable team and as you say they do just... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed every minute of our stay. Rooms are A1, clean and even non sea facing rooms are breezy. The bar by the beach was just the best. Services at the main restaurant, and main bar were slow. I can only compare their beaches to those in the Southern coast of Kenya, Diani. White and clean. The beach boys doing... More 

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Gail A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr Jonah L, what a compliment you have given us. “To enjoy every minute of your stay" is our aim. From the moment you rise refreshed from a lovely nights sleep to the gentle hum of the ocean, through a day filled with hot showers, refreshing swimming pools, excellent food on tap throughout the day. To hours filled with... More 

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