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Melia Zanzibar

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed here over a year ago when my now husband proposed to me in Zanzibar. It was such a great experience, as it was our first time in Zanzibar. The beautiful ocean is unmatched and the accommodations were gorgeous. We had the all-inclusive option and the food and drinks were good. We made sure to have some meals outside... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, we would like to thank you for taking the time to share on Tripadvisor your experience at Melia Zanzibar. It was a great pleasure for the entire team to welcome you in our Resort for such important and memorable event, as a wedding proposal. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sincere sense of... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

When you arrive to Melia hotel you can feel the stress disappear, ready for your heaven holidays. From the check in to the check out, the staff is ready to serve you in the best way possible. They are friendly, full of smile and helpful in order to make you happy at any time. The view from rooms is idyllic... 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 kind comments about your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your experience with us and you appreciated our passion and dedication for service. Thank you for your kind appreciation regarding Gabi Beach, a place... More 

Essen, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have stayed recently one week ( 30/09 - 07/10/2014 ) in this hotel , booked as formula all-inclusive . This was our first time vacation on the east coast side and our second visit to the island Zanzibar. Previous time we have stayed at the Nungwi beach region but the rating for this hotel is EXCELLENT - OUTSTANDING to... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, i 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 enjoyed your experience with us in our comfortable and spacious room and you delighted yourself with our varied culinary offer within the different Hotel’s outlets, with special... More 

Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We visited the Melia Zansibar for a 5 day trip as we were attending a wedding on the island. From the moment when we arrived, we felt this genuine hospitality which was carried by all the staff. We were assigned a villa with private swimming pool which made us feel very special. Welcome amenities, personal welcome by the Front Office... More 

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the time spent in reporting your feedback about your stay in Melia Zanzibar. I am really glad to know that you enjoyed the Resort’s facilities, the comfort & luxury of our villas and our culinary offer through all the hotel’s outlets, with the special mention for our Gabi Beach dinner. Your kind words addressed... More 

Bergen, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Relaxing in Melia was the hightlight of my trip to Tanzania. The food was great, the rooms too. I would highly recommend All inclusive, as you get access to most of the restaurants for free. The only bad thing about our stay was that for some reason we couldn't reach the hotel by phone prior to our stay.

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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 enjoyed your experience in our comfortable rooms and you appreciated our varied selection of food, considering our All Inclusive package a recommendable high quality and varied option.... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

When we checked in at Melia Hotel last week we were pleasantly surprised to hear that they upgraded us to a junior suite. That was just the start to an awesome 5 days at this great hotel. They have various restaurant options, a large pool and a lovely beach called Gabi beach. There is a dive centre from which we... More 

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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 enjoyed your experience with us in our comfortable and spacious suite and you delighted yourselves with our varied culinary offer. Thank you for your kind appreciation for... More 

Israel
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The hotel grounds are amazing, it looks like paradise, we had the family room which is huge and great, the staff are very friendly and ready to fullfill any wish. the only down side is the food, breakfast are boaring and the same every day, the lunch and evening buffe are not very good and very 80's. he best foos... 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 having chosen Melia Zanzibar and for sharing your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very proud to know that you had a pleasant experience with us and you were impressed by all the employees dedication and professionalism. On the other hand, we do regret to know that the food experience did not... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Melia is a stunning hotel, the grounds are beautiful, excellently maintained (with the exception of some of the fountain), with great facilities. The main pool, is very large and service from the pool bar is friendly and reasonably efficient. We stayed in a garden room with our 8 year old, the room was spacious, clean, and very well appointed, the... More 

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Esteemed Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and your kind feedback on Tripadvisor related to your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. On behalf of the entire team, I am absolutely pleased to know that your stay with us met your expectations and you enjoyed the Resort facilities, the room’ s comforts & and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We checked into this awesome resort for a short stint from 27th sept to 30th sept, 2014 with my family of 5 including an infant.......wow what a resort...you forget your world as you will be in a a new world.....fantastic food, breath taking landscapes and extremely friendly team..this is what had made us come back for the 2nd time....u would... More 

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

Esteemed Guest, Thank you very much for sharing on Tripadvisor your recent experience at Melia Zanzibar. It is a pleasure to know that our attention, passion for service & details made you come for the second time in our Resort, enjoying a memorable getaway with your family and delighting yourselves with our varied dinner options within the different Hotel’s outlets.... More 

Aalter, Belgium
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

At hotel Melia Zanzibar it feels like coming home (it is even better...). All management and all personnel are super friendly. Everybody is always ready to help you with a smile. The food at the Spices restaurant is very tasty, and if there is a theme that is not your style, there is always the Jetty, Gaby Beach and the... More 

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

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in Melia Zanzibar. On behalf of the entire team, let me express our gratitude in trusting us, in our services, our high quality culinary experience and attention to details that made you choose us for the third time and feel like home! We really hope to welcome... More 

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