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Dream of Zanzibar

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Dream of Zanzibar had the most incredible views from our room, and waking up to it was nothing short of picturesque! The several restaurant offered a wide variety of food types, from Indian to African and Asian cuisine was available to people. The bar next to the main pool was also constantly busy and for good reason! We organized a...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dream of Zanzibar is gorgeous. Elias from our welcome was so informative and help when we had arrived. Even though it was raining it did not deter from experience. Wonderful cocktails, yummy food and great service! The view from the room is framed by Palm trees with beach view in the middle, Sun Tours was very easy in assisting with...

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for staying at Dream Of Zanzibar and sharing your valuable feedback on Trip advisor. It is with delight to know that you had an enjoyable stay and we were able to meet your requirements. We are glad that you loved our food and beverage options and colleague's hospitality. Thank you once again for your feedback and...

Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I would recommend this resort to anybody, from staff to food, to the breathtaking view! You just need to be firm with the hawkers who annoyingly Dont leave one alone. We came on out honeymoon and got the junior suite. ..I recommend you do the same.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review following your recent stay at Dream of Zanzibar. We are very happy to read your positive feedback and thank you for highlighting our location, colleagues’ hospitality, rooms and the beautiful view. Once again, thank you for your feedback and for highly recommending us to the other travelers. We look forward to welcoming...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I write this we are sitting on our patio drinking champagne overlooking the rainy beach front, today is our second to last day here and I felt compelled to write an early review because from day 1 it has been sheer pleasure. Although we came at the end of the rainy season and most forecasts are rainy, we have...

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

Dear Storm, Thank you for sharing your excellent feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we were able to meet your expectations. Moreover, thank you for highlighting the exceptional service provided to you by our colleagues and rest assured that your compliments have been passed on to them. Once...

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, world class service terrific cocktails highly recommended. I will return. Rain was a bit of a damper, but plenty entertainment. Beautiful and love very large variety. Got sick unfortunately at end

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

Dear Ralph, Thank you for sharing your thoughts and kind comments about Dream of Zanzibar on TripAdvisor. It is with delight to know you had a wonderful stay with us and thank you for all your compliments. At Dream, we always do our utmost in providing our guests with the highest level of service and facilities. Therefore, we are glad...

Rawsonville, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! We stayed at Dream of Zanzibar in April 2017, for our honeymoon. Everything was perfect! Even better than the pictures that you see online. The staff were absolutely amazing, always willing to go the extra mile, and never without a smile! The food was incredible, and every night there was some form of entertainment on the resort. There was...

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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 share your valuable feedback regarding your stay with us on TripAdvisor. It is with delight to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us and were very satisfied with our service, room and food. Thank you very much for your compliments. We can’t wait to welcome you back to Dream...

Arusha Region, Tanzania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming regularly for many years since the resort was opened. The place is amazing, the service is outstanding, the food and variety is one of the best and the management are superb, who always go out of their way to make your stay the best ever. We will for sure keep coming back over and over as...

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

Dear Victor, Thank you for staying at Dream Of Zanzibar and for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is with great pleasure to know you had an enjoyable stay with us, your review is testament to all our efforts in making sure that valuable guests like you will have a memorable ‘stay with us. Once again, thank you for your...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort is beautiful and the service is equal to it. Big thanks to the guys all round including Shams, Daud, Mohamed, Abdul, Salma and the rest of the team. Small negatives of the resort. The reef is a long walk into the sea at low tide. For snorkeling apparently the west coast is better but at the sacrifice of...

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

Dear Nadeem, Thank you for posting your review following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read that you were very satisfied with your experience. At Dream, we always do our utmost in providing the highest level of service and facilities to our valued guests. It will be our pleasure welcoming you back to the hotel soon for...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to travel to Dream of Zanzibar for our honeymoon. My husband had been to Zanzibar 10 years prior but stayed only for a weekend in some bungalows but for our honeymoon we wanted all inclusive so we wouldn't have to worry about meals. We just wanted to relax. We aren't big drinkers but the drinks...

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Sudeep_Billava, General Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, Thank you for your continued patronage of Dream Of Zanzibar and sharing with us your recent experience. We are glad that you had a great time at the resort and thank you for highlighting our colleagues’ excellent service and delicious food. Your compliments have been shared with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort has an amazing layout and quintessential Zanzibar architecture. Views from the resort are beautiful too! The rooms were very clean and made relaxing easy. Without a doubt, the highlight of the holiday was all the entertainment arranged by the events coordinator, Rashid. He had so much energy and made sure that guests had a good time ALL the...

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

Dear Carmen, Thank you for taking the time to comment on our facilities and services by posting your review on Trip Advisor. It is our pleasure to know that you had a wonderful stay with us. Your compliments on our excellent service is truly appreciated. Once again, thank you for your patronage and support to our property, and we look...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $205 - $341 (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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“Try get a sea view.”
shasty69, 1 week ago | Read review
“Request a room as near to beach as possible”
nadeemkola, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a room close to the restaurants and beach.”
CarmenSue_Lopes, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“A shower door would be a good idea so that the bathroom floor doesn't get wet all the time. ”
436lynnh, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Maybe it is worthwhile to opt for the villas as they are down at the swimming pool and the restaurants”
enricoj554, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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