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Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar

3.0 of 5
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Road Jambiani - Makunduchi | Big Delphin on the Road, Jambiani, Tanzania (Formerly Ras Shungi Beach Resort)
Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar
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Ranked #8 of 9 Hotels in Jambiani
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kampala, Uganda
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really wonderful 3 days stay. Food varied, plenty off and good quality ( pasties and breads were really nice ). Great scenery and you can either do nothing and relax or get involved in other tours events.

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Reef & Beach for our Honeymoon and I would do it all over again! We were well received and check into our rooms, there were some mishaps about our arrangements, but this could have been due to our Travel Agent. The Views are amazing and all the staff are friendly and helpful! We didn't have any issues... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I went to the Reef and Beach Resort and had a fantastic experience. What we wanted was to relax in a beach paradise, and that’s exactly what we got! First, the prices here were great, we were able to book a room that was actually nicer than what we expected for the price (but maybe we’re used... More 

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Doubs, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this hotel, you wouldn't be in the most luxury hotel (we were in room not in lodge), you won't be at the most beatiful beach, you won't be in the most touristic area. Your chance in this hotel will be to discover what is life. Life on the beach when the sea is low and crabs, seashell and fishes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel with a beautiful beach. The rooms are spacious and although there is some damage due to wear and tear an provisions in the room are not as fancy as other hotels it provided enough comfort for a 7 night stay. The the air conditioner in the room is a life saver! All inclusive is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my favorite trip of all time. The scenery is breathtaking and the hotel is amazing. My room was huge and the staff are warm and welcoming, as they made sure I had everything I needed. The beach was amazing as well….love the crystal blue water. The locals were so warm and friendly. The pool was stunning and was... More 

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Milan, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Jiambani is known for its laid back atmosphere. The beach is quite nice and clean. There are several eating options and overall we had a nice stay. One of the things we didn't like is the swimming pool. It's quite unnecessary and not so good for the environment in a place where fresh water is not abundant.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The beach may not be the best here but the picturesque setting definately makes up for it. Lovely swimming area of the jetty at high tide. The staff were exteremely friendly and it was like being at a family home the way they treat their guests. Basic rooms (no tea/coffee in rooms) but we hardly spent any time in the... More 

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Goes, The Netherlands
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110 reviews 110 reviews
79 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

You get what you pay for. I did not pay much (800euro’s pp (ALL IN), including the flight from AMS) so I did not expect much. My room was on the top floor or a 3 storey building (standard room). The view of the ocean was spectacular. Decoration is very basic: lightbulbs hanging from ceiling without any cover. It makes... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I arrived in the late afternoon to Reef and Beach Resort. I got shown to my room and went for a walk to get my bearings and it was soon time for dinner. Dinner (and breakfast and lunch) are in what can only be described as a school canteen style room. The food was OK but it's "buffet" style and... More 

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22Alberto, Owner at Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Sorry to read that you was not happy to stay in our nice hotel. Specialy Allessandro was on that moment our guest relation and now he is promovated to hotel manager from Reef & Beach. If you have any problem, or not happy we will try to change it. We are a resort and our guest come to relax and... More 

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