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Melia Zanzibar

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P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

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 January 30, 2015

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
7 helpful votes 7 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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27 reviews 27 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 

Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

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 January 13, 2015

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 January 12, 2015

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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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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

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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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 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 

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