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Melia Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i am.here now. great place, kind stuff!!!! but its a problem with managemant...... today- no bear gabi beach, stop white wine in the restaurant..not possible if i payed all in program!! its not 5star hotel!!! i payed more than 5000 dollars, not possible for me - no have bear, no have wine...sorry incredible!!!

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

Dear Mr. Pospisil, Allow me to be very surprise to read your comment! Within all our bars & restaurants, all drinks within the menus are available! Instead of writing comment, I would have much appreciated getting direct feedback from you as the management is much present within the hotel. Knowing you are still in house, I will be pleased meeting... More 

Tanzania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have just returned from a three night honeymoon stay at Melia. We cannot praise the hotel highly enough. Everything was superb, from the food (5 restaurants!) to the service, to the hotel grounds and facilities.....everything was perfect! Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and we felt thoroughly spoiled and looked after. Our suite had... More 

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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, this hozel used to be a Kempinsky. We understamd why they've drcided to do so. The standards are not reaching the requirements of tthe 5*s standards. It is looking like as an ex 5*. Old, used and lost it's shine:-( Food is very good, the beach in front of the hotel is unusable, altough they have a golf cart... More 

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Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Melia over the Christmas period and it was enchanting. The views are spectacular, the food is unparalled, the spa is decadent and the drinks are incredible. The rooms are beautiful and the staff are friendly and efficient. Chef Agre made gluten free, dairy free and nut free desserts for our daughter every night. He is our hero.... 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 nice feedback related to your Christmas holiday in Melia Zanzibar. I am absolutely delighted to know that you and your family had a great experience with us! Thank you for your lovely words addressed to our pastry chef Aggrey, be ensured I will share with him and the entire team you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the best vection we had. the place in very clean the food is excellent and the workers are more then nuce. you hsave to do the safari blue. but go done to gabi biech and talk to the local guy with zazibar adidas shirts

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

Esteemed Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience following your stay in Melia Zanzibar. I am sincerely pleased to know that you enjoyed a nice experience in our lovely property and our service, Hotel’s facilities and employees’ kindness met your expectations. Looking forward to welcome you back soon in Melia Zanzibar or in another... More 

Stourton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the 9 Pavillion's on the sea front rooms were amazing !! we had a very chilled and relaxing holiday, Unfortunatley we found the beach the day before we were leaving, we will go back just to use the beach this time. George in the Library Bar was Fab nothing too much trouble he made our... More 

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

Dear 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 staying in one of our pavilion. Thank you for your nice words addressed to Mr George, be ensure I will share your lovely words with... More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet relaxing resort which provides a variety to do and explore. I with my wife spent two nights at this resort and we truly had a great experience. A couple of let downs included very uncomfortable pillows which wasn't pleasant, and the pool side service could have been a lot better especially as the hotel was not busy at... 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 the precious time you dedicated in sharing your feedback about your stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are really glad to know that you spent 2 pleasant and relaxing days in our Resort and you pamper yourselves at our Anantara Spa. On the other hand, we already took note about your concerns... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're reading this, you're not sure where to stay, well if a 5 star experience is what you are looking for, then Melia is the place. Even if you weren't too sure whether to spend that little extra, you will DEFINITELY NOT be disappointed in anything at Melia. The all inclusive package is the best value ever. I have... 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 and for publishing such inspiring and motivating words on Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that we were able to make your experience pleasant and you enjoyed the Resort’s facilities and our varied culinary offer. Thank you for your kind words addressed to our employees professionalism &... More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfect venue for a memorable getaway...for honeymooners, family, loners or just a bunch of friends looking to unwind. The food is very good, the staff is super friendly, the service is good but a bit slow in certain venues. The full pension package is worth the while. Value for money is good. The spa experience is amazing. The beach... More 

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

Dear Guest, we wish to thank you for the time spent in reporting your feedback as to your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience with us and you delighted yourself with a culinary journey within all the Hotel’s outlets… thank you for considering our All Inclusive package a good value for... More 

Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to go a place magical and amazing, to spend good moments of relax, , good food, nice mood and wonderful atmosphere, then Melia Zanzibar is your place. The garden is big and beautiful, the beach is calm and have all activities you need, you can go there by walking or with special car through the garden. This... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank your for posting such motivating feedback on Tripadvisor. It is very nice to read your kind comments about your several stays in Melia Zanzibar! It is always a great pleasure for the entire team to welcome you in our Resort and we are really glad to know that every time we are able to make your... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kiwengwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Melia Zanzibar Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa

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