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Melia Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Redding, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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

We were at Melia Zanzibar during our winter holiday. The all family had an amazing time. The service is very high quality and the staff very kind and helpful. The two Nicolas are always taking good care of their guests. Alessandra was a big help in any single need we could have. Very well guest oriented, I have to say.... 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 the precious time you dedicated in sharing your feedback about your stay in Melia Zanzibar. It is a pleasure to know that you & your family enjoyed the experience with us and your kids had amazing days during Christmas holidays. On behalf of the entire team, let me express our... More 

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

My wife and I just came back from a 6 night stay in Melia for out honeymoon. We had a Wonderfull time in the hotel. The room was spacious and clean. The view from the room was great. The bathroom was the most surprising feature. It's as big as the main room area nicely designed and has my personal favorite... 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 precious time spent in sharing your experience in Melia Zanzibar and for choosing our Hotel to celebrated your honeymoon! We are pleased to realize that you appreciated the Hotel’s facilities & rooms, and you loved our Gabi Beach, the best place where to taste a delicious lunch overlooking the Indian Ocean!... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed during peak time, end Dec '14 until 06 Jan 2015. Only a 3.5hr. direct flight from JHB, SA with Mango & a 1hr. drive to resort. A real relaxed get away on our doorstep from South Africa. Spacious property never once felt cramped. Rooms are spacious with big bathroom & outside shower. Restaurants all have a great selection from... 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 delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you were impressed by our hospitality & employees' professionalism, enjoying a wonderful stay with us and a tasting culinary journey within all the Hotel’s outlets. We... More 

Tanzania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 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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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, We would like to thank you for the precious time you dedicated in sharing your feedback about your experience in Melia Zanzibar. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your three night honeymoon with us and you delighted yourselves with a culinary journey throughout our different restaurants & bars. On behalf of the entire team,... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

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

Dear Madame, thank you for your feedback. I would like to rectified the fact Kempinski did not pulled back but it was the hotel owner decision to change the hotel management! Therefore, Melia Hotels International proudly looks after this beautiful resort who is unfortunately not as per your level of expectations. Since the hotel owner have done several changes and... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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
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#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa

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