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Melia Zanzibar

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kiwengwa
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our fourth visit to Zanzibar and what we thought from the website would be an upgrade to our last stay but most certainly NOT. We were most disappointed as we felt it was not a 5 star and the website is very misleading on the fully inclusive package unless you go as a Premium guest which is not... More 

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jack, greetings from Unguja Island alias Zanzibar. The fact you did not get an upgrade lead this negative review? Our Front Office Manager does clearly remember you and regret not getting direct feedback by all the times he has seeing you. Management is always visible and available to assit guests in any matter, as we really want our... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surrounded by warm and clear waters over a span of 300 meters, Melia Zanzibar is built near an endless beach and golden sand. I stayed at Melia Zanzibar for two nights and I have to say that this 5 star and 4 bars resort exceeded my expectations. The food was exceptional and everything was freshly prepared. By fresh, I mean... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in one of the pavilions. the room itself is impressive almost directly into the sea. It is complete to offer all necessary confort.We booked a premium all inclusive rate. Staff on the spices market was unfriendly and ignored us. The same for the staff on the swimming pool bar. On the other hand staff on... More 

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Laura, greetings from Zanzibar. Thank you for the time spent to write your comments. Allow me to regret the negative first part... The hotel management is present and available therefore we would have appreciated directly getting feedback. Should you read all other comments, employees are far from ignoring guests, therefore I do not understand such remark. Never the less... More 

Paris, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 12 days this summer in Melia. It was our first time to stay in a Melia hotel and we were very satisfied by our choice. The resort matched well with the wide nature of the east coast of Zanzibar. We enjoyed very much. Everything was nice and perfect, just numbering: The food: we ate all our breakfast and... More 

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

A big thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I will inform the mentioned colleagues about your nice comments. We will be pleased welcoming you in one of the Melia Hotels around the world. Stay in touch with us by following us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Kind regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike most places in the area Melia Zanzibar definitely looks the part. One definitely feels that a lot of work was put into making the place look and feel like a 5-star experience. While the location isn't the best - having a rocky beach they disappears during high tide - the landscaping and use of the further beach (Gabi beach)... More 

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind recommendations. We look forward seeing you in one of the many hotels Melia around the world. Meanwhile you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first time visiting Zanzibar and Melia did not disappoint one bit. The hotel is exquisite, serene and rooms quite spacious. Enjoyed some pool workout, long walks around the hotel and of course the lit water fountain at dinner under the stars. Great view of the beach and palm trees from my balcony as well. Melia is definitely... More 

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Your feedbacks were appreciated. We will be delighted welcoming you back as your not leaving far from us. Meanwhile you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

Alberton, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful resort. Great beaches and amazing food. It's just a pity about the beach boys who harass you to buy their trips and stand in front of the sunbathers ruining the view and making the ladies uncomfortable.

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Point taken about the beach boys! Thank you for the feedback. We have addressed the matter already with them and our security has been alerted also to ensure no more nuisance from them... We look forward seeing you in one of the many hotels Melia around the world. Meanwhile you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always dreamt of a destination wedding. As soon as I got engaged I flew to Zanzibar to find a venue as I know websites can be deceiving. We stayed at Melia as I had a feeling it was extra special. During the exploratory tour we went to see 12 five star resorts and Melia was by far my... More 

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

We were delighted hosting your weeding here. If was a real pleasure dealing with you, your husband, your family and friends. Thanks a lot for taking the time to write those feedbacks. We look forward having you back or in one of the many hotels Melia around the world. Meanwhile, you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Melia Zanzibar is a part of heaven I believe Melia offers great rooms amazing food ,humble staff and Abe of the best beaches in Zanzibar whoever is visiting Zanzibar should stay here it's amazing.This was my 8th time and I will be visiting again soon regards the kermali family

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Muhammed, indeed Melia Zanzibar is the "perfect place to be"... It is a delight to hear such feedback! We look forward seeing you in one of the many hotels Melia around the world. Meanwhile you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent just a few days in Melia Zanzibar. Overall it was a very good experience and I would recommend it. Rooms very clean and very big. In our double room we had 2 showers and one bath... It was great! Most of the staff was very helpful, especially Sabrina at the reception, as my husband was... More 

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Luisa, greetings from Zanzibar. Thank you for your feedbacks. The nominated employees will be informed about your kind comments. We look forward welcoming you back in one of the many Melia Hotels in the world. Saying that you can also follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

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