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Melia Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Haifa, Heifa, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

hi! we spent a week in october 2014 in melia zanzibar fo a short honemoon... the experience was a-m-a-z-i-n-g-! .... the hotel is designed beautifuly.... we had such a good time in all the facilities: the pools, gabi beach, the spa.... everything was so professional and comfortable and we want to say special thanks for the staff in the reception:... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 5 nights as part of a large wedding party of 120 guests and the management and service was excellent. Food was for the most part very good and the resort is very upscale, and absolutely beautiful. The spa services were excellent as well! We'll managed by Nicolas, Ceasar and Allesandra, a great management team. I would... More

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

Esteemed Guest, Thank your for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to read your kind comments about your stay in Melia Zanzibar joining the wedding! We are extremely delighted to read that you have been overall impressed by the quality of our services & attentions, our gastronomy offer, the Hotel facilities and our Anantara Spa.... More

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Melia offered more than we had anticipated. It is a very beautiful hotel right from the spacious compound, well-maintained lawns and natural green environment. The staff are extremely polite, well trained and helpful at all times; greeting you with genuine smile. The hotel offers great variety of choices of restaurants with varied menus. Gabi beach is lovely and relaxing. 2... 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 the recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are proud to know that you had a pleasant stay with us, enjoying the Resort facilities and delighting yourself with our food variety within the different outlets. Furthermore, we are pleased to realize that our service... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Melia in Zanzibar is an outstanding experience because of the exceptional hospitality and warmth of every single staff member. I was lucky enough to stay at the Melia for 12 nights for my brother’s wedding. The resort itself is beautiful, with its stunning ocean views, breathtaking jetty, incredible infinity pool and the stunning Gabi Beach (five minutes away with... More

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

Dear Shama31, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for your fantastic review! We are really glad that you & your family enjoyed a memorable experience with us and we had the honor of making your brother’s wedding a dream coming true! Looking forward to welcome you back in Meliá Zanzibar to continue living unforgettable... More

London, United Kingdom
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308 reviews 308 reviews
41 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights for a family wedding and were not disappointed. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to a 3 bedroom villa which was simply stunning. Every event for the wedding was executed perfectly and I know the couple really appreciated Nicolas' support and dedication in pulling everything together. The perfect wedding location.

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

Dear Guest, We are really glad to know that you enjoyed your experience with us during your friends’ wedding celebration! On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for sharing such motivating words and considering Melia Zanzibar the perfect wedding venue! We really hope to welcome you back soon in Melia Zanzibar or in any other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Melia hotel for a friends wedding over this last week and it was amazing. The hotel is beautiful, the staff are so polite/friendly/tentative and they have brilliant food variety. We enjoyed our stay and have a great time.

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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 sharing your feedback as to your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience with us while celebrating such an important event as your friend’s wedding! We are pleased to realize that you appreciated the Hotel’s facilities, our exquisite food choices... More

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my fiancé for his birthday surprise to melia one week ago, which my travel agent Joyce (discount tours and travel) recommended and I also looked up the reviews here. I cannot fully express the beauty, the service, the experience of MELIA. But I will try. Upon arrival we were to be picked up from the airport. They were... More

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

Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Melia Zanzibar to celebrate your fiancé's birthday and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us in one of our romance pavilion. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sense... More

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a honeymoon trip, and it was wonderful. The value for money is really the thing that stands out, in my opinion. Not that the setting and facilities aren't wonderful, because they definitely are(!!) but certainly the attentive staff and quality of the included food and beverage in the all-inclusive deal was tremendous.

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

Dear Guest, we wish to thank you for having chosen Melia Zanzibar to celebrate your honeymoon in Unguja Island and for the time spent in reporting your feedback. Let me express our gratitude for your kind appreciation regarding the resort facilities, the food and our employees professionalism, since they daily work with passion and dedication to ensure high quality service.... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An exquisite resort. Great food, beautiful setting and excellent service. Everybody is smiling serving you in a very professional way and trying to make your vacation an unforgettable one. My husband needs gluten free meals and the chef Aggrey Shitakha went out of his way to prepare great tasting gluten free pizza, pasta, cakes, pancakes etc. The chef was really... More

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

Dear Tamara, I would like to thank you for having chosen Melia Zanzibar and for publishing such inspiring and motivating words on Tripadvisor! We are very proud to know that you had a memorable experience with us and you were impressed by all the employees warmth&professionalism. Our passion for service and our aim to exceed our guest expectations every day,... More

Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to Zanzibar. A relax holiday. Enjoying the sun, the pool, reading books, drinks, food. I admit that my first impression of the room was a bit disappointing. But I understood from the management during a welcome drink that they are still working very hard to improve the hotel and bring to a higher level. The staff was very... More

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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 pampering yourself at our Anantara Spa. Such a good perception and appreciation of our service you had, besides the beauty of... 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

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