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Melia Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 1 week 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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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 2 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 

London, United Kingdom
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78 hotel reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The stretch of lovely white sand beach that 'belongs' to the Melia Zanzibar is called Gabi Beach It has a lovely orange-themed decor with lounge chairs, day beds, a bar/ restaurant and a wonderful view of the Indian Ocean. It is close to one end of Kiwengwa Beach and as such is rather more quiet the the stretched further down... More 

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Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for the precious time you dedicated in sharing your Gabi Beach experience on Tripadvisor. Our private area Gabi Beach is definitely a place to chill, relax and ideal to enjoy a tasting lunch & cocktails overlooking the astonishing panorama and the Indian Ocean. We look forward welcoming you in Melia Zanzibar to... More 

paris
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent one week before Xmas 2014 at Hotel Melia Zanzibar. The resort offers a wonderful environment, excellent food, nice and quite private gabi beach, big bathroom with tropical shower, The view from the spa's swimming pool is just magic. Having a drink at the jetty bar was great. The employees are very well trained and the management team very... More 

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Dear Guest, thank you for having chosen Melia Zanzibar and sharing your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very glad to know that you had a pleasant experience with us and you were impressed by all the employees dedication and professionalism. Thanks for considering Melia Zanzibar a place to be and for being an ambassador! Looking forward to welcome you back... More 

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time as friends at Melia Zanzibar. The staff were super friendly and helpful and the food was delicious and plentiful. The rooms were very comfortable and I have never stayed in a place that had such a huge bathroom with an outdoor and indoor shower. We loved the beach and the quiet places to just relax.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank your for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. The entire team is pleased to know that were able to make your and your friends’ stay enjoyable and our hospitality & service reached your expectations. Looking forward to welcome you back soon in Melia Zanzibar ! Warm Regards, Nicolas König | General Manager 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 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa

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