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Katwijk aan Zee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found our stay at the Dreams of Zanzibar this last visit in January 2017, just as our previous visits, exceptionally relaxing with the help of high-quality service, friendliness and hospitality from all the management and staff. We have no hesitation in recommending this resort to other vacation-goers...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Gandhi, We appreciate your kind words and the time you have taken to share your great experience with us. Your flattering comments about our facilities and services have been shared with the team. Moreover, thank you for recommending us to other travelers. Thank you for your continued patronage and we look forward to welcoming you back in the...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nicely laid out and comfortable resort with plenty of space and an excellent pool. The bars and restaurants are all in close proximity, so what's not to like? Well to get a few things off my chest, the beer isn't cold enough (big issue for me!), the pool table is awful and needs replacing (5 star resort...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback regarding your stay with us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to read that we were able to provide you an enjoyable stay with us and thank you for highlighting our excellent colleagues’ hospitality and hotel facilities. It would always be our pleasure welcoming you back to...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my wife spent one week in this hotel and we would like to recommend it for the romantic holiday. We enjoyed the accomodation, hotel employees were very nice and helpful. Especially the food in the restaurants was delicious and tasty. Of course, there are few things that could be better, but if I compare it to other holidays...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a very positive feedback about your recent stay at Dream Of Zanzibar!!! It warms our heart to know that we were able to meet your expectations and provide you a memorable stay with us. We appreciate your compliments on our room, colleagues’ hospitality and the restuarants. This will surely serve...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is stupendous. White-sanded beach. But the Indian ocean is out a kilometer or more most of the day. The tide goes out while you sleep and doesn't return so that you can't have a swim or wade in the water until 3 pm! If you prefer walking on the sticky, soft sand earlier in the day, then that...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Bilgi, Thank you for staying with us and we are delighted to know that we were able to meet your expectations. Your positive comments about our service and facilities are truly appreciated. On the other hand, your constructive comment about the in room experience and gastronomy has been addressed. We appreciate your positive comments of the hotel and we...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning Stunning 5 Star Honeymoon. Almost 1 year since our Honeymoon and still get honeymoon "blues" ... piece of my heart stayed behind at Dream of Zanzibar. So worth it and a once in a lifetime must do! We took the all inclusive (honeymoon package). We were welcomed with drinks, check in was quick. Our room was stunning, bar fridge,...

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Dear Guests, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay with us and we are glad to know we were able to exceed your expectations. Your compliments on our colleagues’ hospitality and recreation facilities are truly appreciated. Thank you for highly recommending us to the other travelers and we look forward to welcome you back in the hotel...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our honeymoon at the resort and it was honestly a dream. My husband and I have done a lot of travelling together and seen some amazing places. We wanted this to feel different - and we were reluctant to do an all inclusive resort as we are normally pretty active travellers. I cannot rate it higher. For one,...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Heather, We appreciate your kind words and the time you have taken to share your 5-star experience with us. Your flattering remarks about our rooms, recreation facilities and colleagues’ exemplary service have been shared with the team. Thank you for recommending Dream as one of the best hotel to stay in Zanzibar and we look forward to welcoming you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First things first, I try to write my reviews based on the star rating of the place I'm staying in, and this one advertises itself as a 5 star. My wife and I had a 10-day stay at his hotel and it has plenty going for it. It has wide spacious gardens, a beautiful beach, 9 different restaurants and a...

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Dear Jehnim, Thank you for staying at Dream Of Zanzibar and sharing with us your recent experience. We appreciate your positive comments about our beach, garden, various restuarant's and pool. Moreover, we regret that you did not fully enjoy your room features and the food and beverage options . Please rest assured that your feedback has been addressed. We appreciate...

Varna, Bulgaria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a 8- day vacation in Dream of Zanzibar Hotel. Not exactly a dream. The rooms are nice but far far away from 5-star conditions. They clean and arrange the room every day but the towels and sheets were old and even some of them dirty. The were white... maybe 5 years ago. The beach was...

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

Dear Stilyana, Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dream of Zanzibar and for taking the time to share your feedback with us. While we wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. Please be assured that all your comments will be analyzed by the management team and corrective action...

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Al lthe necessities are available in the rooms including basic bathrooms anemities but towels and pillows need to be replace. Overall the staff is very helpful, friendly and accommodating. Main restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in buffet style. The other restaurants only cater for a very limited number of tables, so I'd advise to book a minimum of 24h...

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Dear Guest, On behalf of the Dream Of Zanzibar team, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your holiday with us. It is with great pleasure to know that we were able to meet your requirements and thank you for highlighting our...

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

My family, 8 of us, from 7- 65years old went to DoZ for 7 nights all inclusive. 1. Rooms We stayed in a deluxe suite sea-facing with bath jacuzzi, and other family members stayed in the standard rooms, non sea-facing, we paid more for our room but you can barely see the sea through the palm trees, so would recommend...

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Dear Daniela, On behalf of the Dream of Zanzibar team, we wish to thank you immensely for taking the time to convey your comments about your experience during your stay with us. Your feedback is truly appreciated as this helps us understand the areas we need to strive for improvement upon. First, we would like to thank you for the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • 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
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $197 - $336 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Perfect for Honeymooners”
 of 5 bubbles _taliedutoit, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Junior suites offer a bit more space.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkLaurence, Jan 13, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms near the pool, saves t walk”
 of 5 bubbles Alvia1977, Dec 23, 2016 | Read review
“Junior suite with spa bath has most amazing views over the resort and ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Femque, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“Pay for all inclusive..well worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles KathrynM3149, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
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