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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

P.O.Box 3276 | Kiwengwa, North Coast, Kiwengwa 00000, Tanzania
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Ranked #7 of 11 Hotels in Kiwengwa
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at the Zanzibar Bluebay Beach resort and it was a lot of fun and the perfect ending after our Kilimanjaro and Safari trips. The rooms were elegant, nicely decorated and luxurious. The staff were really friendly, helpful and always in a good mood. The food was very delicious and nicely presented on a buffet or freshly... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I am used to travel in 5* Hôtels all around the world and this hôtel is one of my favorite. I had a wonderfull time. The hôtel is very well organised, directly on the beach which is beautiful. The rooms are clean and elegant. I chose all inclusive and had lunch and diner like "buffet". The restaurant is delicious, thanks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stayed 5 days at the Zanzibar Bluebay Resort after a 7 day safari trip in Tanzania. For us this was a good combination - wildlife followed by island beach life. Beach: A nice white fine grain coral beach, with a water temperature that we've haven experienced anywhere else. The water felt as it was just a few degrees below... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our five nights at Blue Bay were very special, and I suspect a lot of this has to do with the staff. People were incredible - right from our first introductions to the day we left. All queries were dealt with immediately, we had a small medical issue that about five staff were eagerly trying to help us with, we... More 

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