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Melia Zanzibar

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P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

me and my wife enjoyed every bit of our stay at the Melia, we have been to several hotels in Zanzibar but the best one was yet to find. we found the best one to be Melia, we loved their dining themes as sometimes its the important part of your stay which many hotels oversee. we were amazed to see... More 

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

On behalf of my team, allow me to thank you for this review. I am delighted to know that you have much enjoyed your experience with us. We will be pleased welcoming you back or visit one of the other Melia Hotels in the world. Meanwhile, you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Cordially, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager -... More 

Accra, Ghana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The other reviews already mention the great food, gorgeous property and warm, friendly staff, and all I can do is agree. The staff also seemed well versed in English and Spanish. The wifi is surprisingly good for a place that's basically in the middle of nowhere. We stayed in a pavilion room overlooking the ocean. The view is phenomenal and... More 

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

Thank you! Your comments were much appreciated. We look forward welcoming you back to one of the Melia Hotels around the world. Meanwhile, please follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards to both of you. Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

Kraainem, Belgium
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just loved the resort. After the inbound long flight, we were happy to be welcomed in a very personal way at the front desk. Hint: for you European guests, you will have no jet lag while enjoying a true tropical experience. We had the chance to stay in one of the sea front bungalows (*) with an amazing view... More 

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

Thank you for the time spent sharing those great feedbacks. Indeed the sewing pipes temporary let us down at one stage but it was promptly fixed... Surely you must have come back home with 1000 photos to share, but you can also follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar We look forward welcoming you back to one many of Melia Hotels around... More 

Mwanza, Tanzania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazingly beautiful Resort with excellent services. The charm of the staff was exceptional and the food was just fantastic. I loved the Jetty bar and the beautiful sea breeze... Neatly done rooms and turn down was always perfect in all the three nights that I spent at Melia Zanzibar

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

Thank you for your lovely comment. Hopefully the next you will be able to stay longer with us. Meanwhile please follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I wanted to write this review sooner, on my arrival back home at the end of April, but due to restrictions from Trip Advisor, this was the earliest I could contribute. My husband and I stayed at the Melia in April. This is low season for Zanzibar. The hotel welcomed us back with open arms and prepared a memorable stay... More 

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

Thank you very much for your much appreciated review. We look forward welcoming you back here or in one of Melia hotels around the word. Meanwhile, please do not hesitate to follow us on Intagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

From the time we got to the hotel to the time we left we had the greatest service. The staff are super friendly, it is mind blowing how everyone is always so cheerful and friendly. The hotel itself is incredibly beautiful, we couldn't have stayed at a better hotel. I love the fact that they have activities within the hotel... More 

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

Your kind review is much appreciated, especially for all the employees your have kindly mentioned. Indeed our local colleagues are a real asset for us. They dedicated and will do the level best to delight our customers. We are pleased to hear about the great experiences you have enjoyed during your stay. We look forward welcoming you in an other... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I've stayed at Melia Zanzibar for 3 nights, on a bed & breakfast basis, but I was offered the option to upgrade to All Inclusive for $50/person/night, which I did from the second day, as it was good value for money (note that even the superior All Inclusive Plus doesn't cover all the beers available at the bars, not so... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comments. I regret having noticed that most of your points does only finished with a negative note (not always justified!). By reading all the wonderful comments received already does proof that we do provide true value for money and can make the experience unforgettable. We will be delighted welcome you back to one of... More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This holiday destination was absolutely amazing. The hotel was spectacular from the beautiful views to the gardens and relaxation areas as well as cleanliness; the staff were friendly, hospitable and went the extra mile to accomodate our every need; the food was unbelievable from presentation to variety. Every communal area from the pool to the beach and restaurants had free... More 

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

Dear Amy, I big thank you for taking the time to place a nice review following your great experiences with us. We look forward welcoming you back in an other Melia Hotels around the world. Meanwhile you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

loughborough
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

great staff, great location, great management. Rooms a bit tired, great food. Altogether great! Thanks to Happy, Haji, Jacob, Daniel and George, and all the other staff who made our Holiday perfect. Will be saving hard for our next visit. Came away feeling inspired to smile more! No warm beer!

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

Indeed our employees are our biggest asset! Thank you very much for your kind comments about your hotel experiences. Please follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had a great week at this hotel in Zanzibar, in general the staff was great and the facilities are quite nice but in need of an update in style. The food is nice I will not say is michellin star quality but is good enough and the chefs where quite accommodating with our special dietary needs. The rooms are... More 

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

Thank you very much for your great comments! I am delighted to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us. To access Gabi Beach it take only 4 to 5 mn (as you have mentioned) and you are transported to an other beautiful environment! It is like having 2 paradisiac places in one hotel only! We will be pleased... More 

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