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Melia Zanzibar

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P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The perfect place for a couple. Beautiful surrounding by nature! The Staff is very polite. Breakfast was very good - with lots of help yourself continental style items and great eggs with tremendous taste Dinner was very good too and great choices. Interesting gift shop selling local frays. Superb outdoor infinity pool. I will definetely return back in future. Thanks... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, we would like to thank you for your kind feedback and for taking the time to share on Tripadvisor your experience at Melia Zanzibar. Such a good perception and appreciation of our passion for service you had, besides the beauty of the Resort and its surroundings, deserve a second experience to be fully lived to experience another... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this Hotel 3 times now the first occasion being Feb 2012, then twice last year. I have another stay planned for just after Easter. I have seen changes, some good, some not so good, but it would not stop me wanting to come back. Last visit (November 2014) I really enjoyed lunches on the jetty, such... More 

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

Dear Guest, On behalf of the entire team, let me express our gratitude for choosing Meliá Zanzibar for your fourth stay in Unguja Island! Be ensured that all the dedicated and attentive team will strive their utmost to assist you to ensure another pleasant Meliá experience. Looking forward to welcome you personally on 16th April! Meanwhile, you can follow us... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In terms of room size and the property itself, I would give this hotel a 10/10. We booked a suite and it was really huge and as big as a spacious one bedroom apartment with two huge rooms, a massive bathroom and two balconies. In terms of interiors, the hotel could certainly do with some work. Don’t get me wrong,... More 

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

Dear Guest, First of all, I would like to thank you for the time taken to share on TripAdvisor your experience and your feedback related to your stay in Meliá Zanzibar four months ago. We are very glad to know that you had a pleasant stay with us and you appreciated our employees attention & warmth, our spacious rooms, the... More 

Milan, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is good and close to the beach. the food is very nice and we spent a very nice stay here with my girlfriend. Especially the water is transparent so if you like the beach you will definitely like this place.

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

Esteemed guest, thank you for the time spent in reporting your feedback as to your stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience in our Resort while visiting such a unique Island. We really hope to welcome you back soon to let you live another pleasant experience in Melia Zanzibar… Meanwhile, you can follow... More 

Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend 2 weeks in February 2015 in this hotel. Arriving at the hotel, we were excellently received and despite the fact that our airline had serious delay and thus arriving at night instead of in the morning, our room was stocked with food, drinks and fruit in order to have a late-night-snack after a long flight. Congrats for this... More 

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

Esteemed Guest, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for having chosen Melia Zanzibar and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are very glad to know that you had a pleasant stay with us and you were impressed by our services & facilities, our varied culinary options and all the employees dedication and professionalism…... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for visit and enjoy the time in Zanzibar. I think is best one hotel there. Specially Alessandra like a manager so beloved. Food there is so so great, best lunch is on Gabi Beach. Very quiet and clean place. I hope that could one time more visit my best hotel from last several years!!!

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

Dear Valued Guest, thank you for taking the time to share on Tripadvisor your feeback related to your experience in Melia Zanzibar. Let me express our gratitude for your nice comments related to our gastronomy, our Gabi beach and for our sincere sense of hospitality that made every moment of your stay enjoyable. Your kind words addressed to our employees'... More 

Redding, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here after being on Safari for 8 days, we were fortunate to stay in one of the Pavillion Villas, and it was amazing ! Our room was huge, with glass all around, and we were able to use a pool reserved for suites & villas.....hence, less people ! The hotel is large and very well... More 

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

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Melia Zanzibar to spend your holiday in Unguja Island, as well as for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We really appreciate your kind comments about the hotel and pavilion’s facilities, the quality and variety of food within all the outlets. Thank you for your words... More 

dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a regular high end hotel customers, myself and my husband had high standards for the Melia Zanzibar and it did not disappoint! The facilities are wonderful, accommodation stupendous and the restaurants fabulous. We were lucky enough to sample all the restaurants on sight and recommend you do the same, it was great. Our personal favorite was to get some... More 

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

Esteemed Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your comments related to your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. On behalf of the entire team, let me express our most sincere gratitude to know that you enjoyed a memorable experience in our Resort. Looking forward to welcome you back soon in Melia Zanzibar or in another Melia Hotels International property, to... More 

Cascais, Portugal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent one fantastic week at Melia Zanzibar. The Gabi Beach is a must! The water temperature is amazing! The food is delicious. Staff is very friendly and helpfull. The Resort has a clinic with a 24h nurse available, and doctor available if requested. Rooms are big and clean. All leisure areas are clean and well kept.

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

Dear Guest, we wish to express our gratitude for taking the time to report your experience in Melia Zanzibar. We are delighted to know that you had a pleasant and relaxing stay with us, enjoying our gastronomic offer and considering our Gabi beach a place to be! Such a good perception and appreciation of our service you had, besides the... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our recent holiday at Melia Hotel, Zanzibar was amazing.(until ...) The staff, room and gastronomic daily feasts were spectacular.Sadly my moment in paradise was destroyed by the violation of my most sacred/personal items being used by "someone" who had the temerity to leave pinkish toothpaste or whatever on my toothbrush and who also left my face cloth with the most... More 

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

Dear guest, thank for your very positive and encouraging feedbacks about the hotel, our employees, the food! on the other hand, I am surprised to read your comment about your personal judgement regarding your personal belonging. We do have a clear track of whom enter the rooms therefore employees will not take the risks to do anything else except their... More 

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