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Melia Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Ranked #4 of 11 hotels in Kiwengwa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After having climbed the Kilimanjaro during an 8-day arduous but thrilling climb, we were ready to rest and relax for a few days before heading back to reality. We flew directly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Zanzibar with Precision Air and in less than 90' arrived in paradise. Once arrived, the Melia driver picked us up and dropped us off at... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Mélia with a friend for give nights but I wish I could have stayed for 50. This all inclusive met and surpassed all our expectations. PROS From the bat, we were told by airport drivers that Mélia is one of the top three resorts in Zanzibar. We booked a garden view room with plans to upgrade until... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Baleja, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

Parnu, Estonia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Melia Zanzibar for 9 nights in March. It was amazing. We are family with two small kids (1,5 and 4-years), and children loved it too. We had garden view room, it was spacious with the same sized bathroom with bath, shower, outside shower and toilet. We stayed in house 15, so it is next to reception and... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Merle, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was given a suite and was amazed. Outdoor & indoor showers. Bathtub pristine enough to actually use. Perfect mattress. HUGE living room & dining room. Gourmet food. Awesome pool. Incredibly large property. It was perfect and I will 100% return, potentially for my honeymoon :)

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Asatu, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife and I spent 14 days at Malia Resort and Spa. The hotel facilities was grate. Spacious rooms with all you need. I had a couple of very good Thai massages at the Spa. My opinion is that the food could have been better - bland. Service was at times very slow. Beach was good - but online a... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Bengt , We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

it was my first time in this hotel and i had come with my wife for our honeymoon. it was a very pleasant experience all there staff were very welcoming from abdallah who greated us and welcomed us to the hotel and Monica the receptionist plus azma the hotel pool restaurant waiter they were all welcoming and friendly . they... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs Abbas, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My husband and I have just arrived from Zanzibar after spending 7 nights at the Melia Zanzibar resort & Spa for our Honeymoon. The hotel representatives did as much as they could in order to make us feel well treated and at ease. We were given a double upgrade to a Zanzibar suite and we could also experience a romantic... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Carla, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My wife and I spent 7 nights as honeymooners at Melia Zanzibar in February 2014. What an unforgettable experience. After a hassle-free pickup from the airport we arrived to an upgrade from terrace room to suite. Said suite was more than ample, in fact, more so than any suite I've stayed in before. Cleaning services happened at some strange times... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear JuriRash, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We went in expecting great, We got phenomenal!! Let me backtrack. We booked the Romance pavilion room, not cheap but looked great, so since it was our honeymoon I thought worth it.. But as we got there, they did us an upgrade to a villa.. O My God, it was stunning.. Massive Villa, beautifully decorated, Private pool overlooking the Ocean..... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had an excellent honeymoon week at Melia Zanzibar. The hotel rooms and facilities are great, the service is excellent, the food and wine is good overall. We stayed in one of the villas, which has a private pool and a butler. The standard is great. We had occasion to see some of the standard rooms and they are also... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr Ostlund, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. At Meliá Zanzibar, we continuously strive to meet your needs and... More

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Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Hotel
Melia Zanzibar Kiwengwa
Address: P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kiwengwa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Zanzibar 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This Indian Ocean archipelago with its white sandy beaches is located 35 km off the Tanzanian main land. The Melia Hotel and Resort is the Zanzibar's leading international resort, situated on the north-east coast of the island, featuring world class luxury. The hideaway resort offers 110 rooms, 7 private villas,7 Front Pavillion Made by African Style an exclusive beach club and a romantic Jetty Bar above the Indian Ocean. The hotel is perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 
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