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Cristal Resort

P.O. Box 3917, Paje, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Spent three wonderful nights in this comfortable lodge on a wonderful stretch of beach. After painfully expensive safaris, this place was an absolute bargain. My private "eco-hut" was charmingly furnished, the food -- with an accent on fresh fish -- was very good, and their Thai restaurant down the beach was the best Thai food I have had during my... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at cristal resort for 3 days in one of the eco rooms. The price is very affordable and the staff is very friendly and helpful. For a budget resort this place is perfect you get real value for money here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

This place is just not worth at all, Firstly - we had to pay extra 20 dollars for my booking to what they agreed first over the phone, saying that " reservation rates are higher than reception rates" secondly the guy at the cafe was so rude and unhelpful. Thirdly - in the deluxe room we stayed, not only it... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I have just had a four night stay at Cristal Resort with a group of 12 people. It was amazing to say the least, and after climbing Kilimanjaro in it was just what we all needed. Staff were very friendly and accomadating. Unfortunatly I can't say the same for the owners who were very rude and didn't see smile once.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed in Cristal beginning of February. It was our second visit in this establishment . We came back because of the beautiful beach and affordable price. Pros: 1) Beautiful white sandy beach 2) good food for lunch and dinner 3) sushi in kinazi upepo restaurant was always fresh and tasty Cons; 1) very impolite owners- we strongly feel that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The place is authentic, the sea view marvellous. For people who are looking for silence & beauty. great massage and swimming pool. The rooms are comfortable but quite simple and nicely decorated. Nice and various breakfast

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Beijing, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We arrived at the hotel after staying in another one for 3 days, it was very hot when we arrived, but there is a water shortage for more than 2 hours. We approached to the French lady owner asking when the water could come, she replied with a numb face that they have tried, but it depends on how soon... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

First, the beach is great, also the bugalows are ok (we stayed in Eco) BUT they raised the prices and for the price we paid (250 USD for family of 4 full board) we would have expected at least to have water in the shower all the time. This was not the case. Also breakfast was a disappointment with always... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We were very excited to get to Paje, and found new Teddy's was booked out so came to Cristal. It's in a very cool area, and their beach is amazing with lots of sun beds available and good security. Expectedly it was a very coupley, older vibe which was ok. The staff were abit blunt and rude - maybe because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Relativly to the payment its a great place with good service,great food and great atmosphere.I spent here 2 nights and no dought that I will come back.The management and the staff are doing efforts to make you a pleasant time.

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Address: P.O. Box 3917, Paje, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Paje
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Cristal Resort Ltd Hotel Zanzibar
Cristal Hotel Zanzibar
Cristal Hotel Ltd
Cristal Resort Zanzibar/Paje

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