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Melia Zanzibar

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P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time. traveling with a 5 year old and a 20 month's old baby can be extremely difficult. But in Melia resort the staff went above and beyond in making us feel comfortable and pamperd. our villa was perfect. the beach was fantastic... but most importantly the staff (management and local) were so warm, and their hospitality... More 

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

Esteemed Guest, we wish to thank you for the time spent in reporting your feedback as to your recent family stay at Melia Zanzibar…we are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience in one of our Villas! Thank you for your kind appreciation related to the Hotel’s facilities & location and our employees’ professionalism and kindness. Be ensured that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dream holiday at the Meliá Zanzibar !! The Amazing service , the food , the continuous desire to help with everything we would like to have made our vacation a dream! Gabi Beach Beautiful , well-kept , clean and very enjoyable . Must say that the service at the hotel is outstanding ! Special thanks to Jose Antonio which was... More 

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

Esteemed Guest, we wish to thank you for the time spent in reporting your feedback as to your recent stay at Melia Zanzibar. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience with us and our services met your expectations! Thank you for your kind appreciation related to the Hotel’s facilities, our exquisite food choices, and for highlighting our... More 

Newport, Victoria. Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Melia Zanzibar. The worst thing about this resort is that it is good, you just don't want to leave the grounds to explore Zanzibar. Definitely it's only fault! Melia Zanzibar is located about an hours drive from the airport on the north east side of Zanzibar island, flanked with whites sands and azure waters of the Indian Ocean. The drive... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Melia Zanzibar to spend your holiday in the Island, as well as for taking the time to share your kind feedback and such positive remarks on Tripadvisor, your long and detailed review has been much appreciated by my team and I! We are really glad to read that... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned home from the most amazing 7 day stay at Melia Zanibar! This hotel is absolutely faultless...the only disappointment we experienced was leaving! The hotel has many accommodation types that include rooms, suites and villas, however we stayed in a Melia Terrace Room on an all-inclusive basis. The room overall was excellent! We are all still raving... 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 the time spent in reporting your feedback as to your recent stay at Melia Zanzibar and for your excellent evaluation. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your experience with us and our services and facilities met your expectations. Let me express our... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only thing you will enjoy here is the spacious room and beautiful garden, the customer service is below standard. The food is fair but their beef is the best of the lot. Very bad service for such an investment its a shame

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

Dear guest, such comment does not serve to review but to destroy and damage reputation! Should you have really stay with us further details would have been much appreciated. Regards, Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

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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