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Melia Zanzibar

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Kiwengwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014
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Kiwengwa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Great holiday, friendly staff and all our dreams came true. We recommend this hotel to all, who want to relax in paradise, eat great food with big choice. We stayed in romantic ocean pavillon...local people ste very kind and friendly,

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The architecture, the ambiance, the style, the staff, the food, the rooms and the service, everything about this hotel is FABULOUS. The property is vast, the rooms well appointed and has a lovely jetty restaurant among other nice restaurants, an amphitheater, infinity pools among other attractive facilities and is on the sea front. The beach area is on one side... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

Nairobi
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

we had gone for a weekend party at the beach which was organised at the Beach which belongs to Melia Zanzibar Hotel and it was out of his world.. we dancing till morning at the party. The Hotel is very well designed with big Spacious rooms and the Bathrooms were like better then Maldives.. i was confused on to where... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed in Melia for 2 nights (Me, Wife and 1 yr Old) The Welcome was warm, the ambiance was excellent and the rooms were worth it. We had booked Garden Rooms but since the Terrace Rooms above us were empty the Management was kind enough to upgrade us. All three meals were good (I wouldn't say Awesome) however the... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

After having climbed the Kilimanjaro during an 8-day arduous but thrilling climb, we were ready to rest and relax for a few days before heading back to reality. We flew directly from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Zanzibar with Precision Air and in less than 90' arrived in paradise. Once arrived, the Melia driver picked us up and dropped us off at... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been forwarded... More

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I stayed at Mélia with a friend for give nights but I wish I could have stayed for 50. This all inclusive met and surpassed all our expectations. PROS From the bat, we were told by airport drivers that Mélia is one of the top three resorts in Zanzibar. We booked a garden view room with plans to upgrade until... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Baleja, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

Parnu, Estonia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We stayed at Melia Zanzibar for 9 nights in March. It was amazing. We are family with two small kids (1,5 and 4-years), and children loved it too. We had garden view room, it was spacious with the same sized bathroom with bath, shower, outside shower and toilet. We stayed in house 15, so it is next to reception and... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Merle, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I was given a suite and was amazed. Outdoor & indoor showers. Bathtub pristine enough to actually use. Perfect mattress. HUGE living room & dining room. Gourmet food. Awesome pool. Incredibly large property. It was perfect and I will 100% return, potentially for my honeymoon :)

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Asatu, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My wife and I spent 14 days at Malia Resort and Spa. The hotel facilities was grate. Spacious rooms with all you need. I had a couple of very good Thai massages at the Spa. My opinion is that the food could have been better - bland. Service was at times very slow. Beach was good - but online a... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Bengt , We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments have been... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

it was my first time in this hotel and i had come with my wife for our honeymoon. it was a very pleasant experience all there staff were very welcoming from abdallah who greated us and welcomed us to the hotel and Monica the receptionist plus azma the hotel pool restaurant waiter they were all welcoming and friendly . they... More

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Sophia O, Guest Relations Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs Abbas, We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Meliá Hotel Zanzibar for your vacation, as well for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. It is truly a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and you may rest assured that their comments... More

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Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

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*
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Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Melia Zanzibar Kiwengwa

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa #3 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa #3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa #3 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Indian Ocean archipelago with its white sandy beaches is located 35 km off the Tanzanian main land. The Melia Hotel and Resort is the Zanzibar's leading international resort, situated on the north-east coast of the island, featuring world class luxury. The hideaway resort offers 110 rooms, 7 private villas,7 Front Pavillion Made by African Style an exclusive beach club and a romantic Jetty Bar above the Indian Ocean. The hotel is perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 
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