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Coral Rock Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mfumbwi, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
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Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Jambiani
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Simply a great place to visit. The setting is paradisical, the food super tam sana, our standard room uncomplicated and clean and very fitting for the natural environment, the pool ahhhh, and Satuday night a great time had with drinks and some rather good. Yeah coral rock goes on the fav list for sure.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is superb. The views, both low and high tide, are incredible and the walks along the beach are truely a pleasure. The hotel gardens are beautifully presented and the pool is clean and very inviting. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food, although the service is a bit slow, is well worth... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited the hotel with a group of friends. We were made to feel really welcome and as we were a largeish party we were advised to sit in the bar with a beer while they sorted us out each in turn. I was really happy with my room; flowers on the bed, clean towels and a shower with hot water... More

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Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a marvelously situated small hotel, but it is in need of some maintenance. (In my case it was the showerheads and water fountain). But the mosquito nets were perfect, as was the air conditioning. We thought that the restaurant was great (the thai chicken soup notably was fantastic) - though the service was generally slow. The meals were... More

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and custom. In the couple of days between your departure and your review our maintenance crew have replaced all the shower heads in every room with special rust proof plastic units as a permanent solution. Your water fountain in your room is an environmentally motivated green initiative to provide you with free mineral water which goes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to stay at coral rock for a few days with some friends, was welcomed by neil who saw we were very well looked after. facilities were great and and so was the food. cant reccoment this place enough.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coral Rock was a lovely place to stay. My friend and I had just completed a safari on the mainland and it was the perfect place to unwind before heading back to reality. Rooms were clean and the staff friendly and helpful. The restaurant was also fantastic with lots of fresh seafood. We were there during the end of Ramadan... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, clean hotel; great staff amazing food. A little far from Stone Town so exchange the money you will need while still in the capital as the rate is less favorable there. The beach is breathtaking (although a little rocky during low tide) with amazing snorkeling also. Good value for money overall

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is very pleasant, right on the beach, the little chalet rooms with terraces are particularly nice. Also had monkeys on the terrace in the trees which saved me a trip to the monkey forest. Not a luxury resort but clean and pleasant. Recommended!

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start with the one and only thing what I disliked. I was so "ingenious" and "circumspect" that I choosen only hotel on a 20 km long beach whick is built on a 6-7 meter high rock. This also would not be a significiant problem (better view on the ocean, protection from tsunami hahaha) but there is no fence... More

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind feedback and your choosing us to host you and your family. As the father of a 13 month old lightning quick child that is yet to develop an understanding of gravity I can totally understand what you're saying :o) We get a lot of young families staying with us, and I can honestly assure you... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Really enjoyed slow relaxing Saturdays and Sundays during my 6 weeks volunteering trip to Jambiani. Good food, free wifi, beautiful views of amazingly green ocean, friendly stuff, nice pool area. Club nights were fun, too! Highly recommended if you live nearby and looking for places to hang out with friends.

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Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Rock Hotel 3*
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Coral Rock Jambiani
Hotel Coral Rock
Coral Rock Hotel Zanzibar/Jambiani

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Coral Rock is one of the most popular small to mid-size hotels in Zanzibar. We offer incredible views and an authentic Zanzibari experience encourages local and cultural interaction within a functioning Swahili fishing village. Our aim is authenticity & value for money. We have arguably the biggest menu in Zanzibar. ... more   less 
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