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Prahova County, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Services are very good; the room was great and everynight we found our bad to be "garnished" with flowers. The hotel is practicaly on the beach. I liked hotel personnel; the pool and the bar by the pool is excelent. I didn't like the way locals are able to come to you, as you try to have a walk to... More 

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Dreams of Zanzibar with great expectations. The service, food, general amenities, pools, pubs and entertainment delivered well above expectations! But here is the BUT: Accommodation: The rooms and everything in them are in a very poor state of maintenance. Bed, shower, towel service, bathroom, etc, etc, all need serious revamping. Beach area: Beautiful beach however you get swamped... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Resort was one of the best places we have ever been. Rooms are very big and you have everything you need starting from a beautiful bathroom and a big balcony. The beds are big as well and you have a mosquito net. In the evening a person is coming net closing the net. Actually during our stay we never... More 

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Thank Marabou676
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went for my honeymoon,the place was beautiful the staff were the best i remember 'simba' one of the chefs really friendly,the swimming pool was one to always remember and the games and activities were awesome.ill have to remember and go back and we were upgraded awesome awesom

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Richterswil, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, well-maintained and located hotel on the beach in Northeastern Zanzibar. The staff is warm, friendly and polite. The food is plentiful, well presented and varied. The all-inclusive option leaves nothing lacking. The location and and grounds are beautiful, a tropical paradise! The hotel has its own beach. The beach is flat. At low tide, one can walk out quite... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most incredible stay for our honeymoon. Could not have asked for better service, friendlier staff or a more beautiful setting. The food was fantastic and varied, the activities were endless and the room was more than we expected. Perfection.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been 2 weeks with the all inclusive formula.The resort is very nice, the garden amazing (great job), the food is well presented and tasty. Rooms are wide, cleaned and tidy up 3 times a day. the weaks points to be improved: first aid kit - i did sports like beach volley and football and there is not a... More 

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Michael F, Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Fabrizio, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your experience with us. we are delighted to read that you had a relaxing nice holiday with us. Please accept our apology regarding the behavior of the kite surf school, we have discussed the issue with the school management and they will be taken a corrective... More 

Modena, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience in one of the best resort I've ever been. Emerald staff is very efficient and helpful. Food is pretty good(I'm Italian and food is important :) ) and every day you can change restaurant and kind of food. I didn't put on weight only thanks to Alessia and Silvia of Francorosso Crew & Lucas that organize every day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was lovely. beautiful beach where the tide goes out every morning and you can walk for just over a kilometre into the sea (just wear shoes as the coral can be harsh on bare feet) The rooms were spacious and airy, with mosquito nets. It isn't quite five star as I expected, but a good 4 star place,... More 

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Michael F, Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Keith, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for sharing your experience with us. we are delighted to read that you had a wonderful holiday with us, enjoying our beach and rooms. Please accept my apologies regarding the AC problem and that I was not able to speak personally with you. we are very proud to... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from our stay at Dreams and we would definitely return there when we go back to Zanzibar, the variety of the food in the different restaurants was more than adequate the Italian being our favourite, the staff at this hotel also do an excellent job in looking after everyone, my only minor criticism would be that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dream of Zanzibar is a superb 5 star all inclusive Resort, proud member of The Emerald Collection. The Resort is nestled in the midst of exotic gardens on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. Dream of Zanzibar offers 104 deluxe gardens rooms, 40 ocean view junior suites, 10 additional junior suites with Jacuzzi and 3 beach villas with private pool. The 5 Restaurants offer guests an exceptional variety of dining options and 3 bars feature relaxing environments to enjoy refreshing drinks and cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dream of Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Mahonda
Price Range: $211 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dream of Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 157
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Also Known As:
Diamonds Dream Of Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Dream Of Zanzibar Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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