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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins

    Plot number 143/93, Mbweni Street | Kiembe Samakie, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    81 - 85 of 196 reviews

    Reviewed July 6, 2015

    The gardens and grounds are the best thing about the Ruins but even they are now looking unloved. The first thing that geets you on arrival at the hotel is a sign telling you that they don't take responsibility for anything and that rings all...More

    5  Thank homeopathtohealth
    Response from DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded July 7, 2015

    Dear homeopathtohealth Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this review. I am extremely sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay. I promise you that your feedback is taken very seriously and we will work on...More

    Reviewed June 21, 2015

    We really enjoyed our time in the Mbweni Ruins hotel! Friendly and helpful staff, clean and spacious rooms, delicious food in the restaurant and an overall relaxing vibe. The beautiful gardens and ruins make you feel that your exploring your own piece of paradise. It...More

    Thank wouter v
    Response from DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded June 23, 2015

    Dear wouter v Jambo from Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this great review. I am really glad that you had a fantastic time and the TEAM ensured your comfort. I will share your feedback with...More

    Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

    Once again the staff made us feel so welcome here. Moritz the manager really makes this place. He knows so many people by name and welcomes children and all to make sure everybody has a lovely time. We had gorgeous tuna and veg gazing out...More

    1  Thank Gwynnmorgan
    Response from DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded June 23, 2015

    Dear Gwynnmorgan Jambo from Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins, thank you for visiting us again and taking time to write this great review. I am really glad that you had a fantastic time and the TEAM ensured your comfort. I will share your feedback with Marius...More

    Reviewed June 8, 2015

    We had a most pleasant stay at Protea Hotels Mbweni Ruins – Zanzibar. The food was excellent, so was the room. The staff were very service minded and helpful and it was greeting us with nice comments and a smile wherever we went on the...More

    2  Thank BjoergAndreassen
    Response from DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded June 13, 2015

    Dear BjoergAndreassen Jambo from Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins, thank you for staying with us again and taking time to write this great review. I am really glad that you had a fantastic time and the TEAM ensured your comfort. I will share your feedback with...More

    Reviewed May 5, 2015

    A real gem perfectly situated outside the hustle and bustle of Stonetown but still conveniently close ... Staff was extremely helpful and friendly; quality of service and food top notch - overall exceeded my expectations (it is even better than the photos!)More

    1  Thank Wahl353
    Response from DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded May 5, 2015

    Dear Wahl353 Jambo from Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins, thank you for staying with us again and taking time to write this great review. I am really glad that you had a fantastic time and the TEAM ensured your comfort. I will share your feedback with...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Center with Internet Access
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • $138 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Family Hotel in Stone Town
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    April 11, 2016|
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    Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
    We used the shuttle - I think it runs in and out 3 times a day, at 9:00, 12:00 and 3:00 (ish). The hotel is only 15 minutes from Stonetown, so you can easily grab a taxi in town to go back to the hotel whenever you want.
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    May 27, 2015|
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    The Hotel is extremely accessable, in fact they have complimentary taxis twice a day to Stone Town.
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    "We had room 5 which has a large balcony off it and was very comfortable."
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    "Beautiful room with a very nice balcony, so close to the beach that you could hear the sound of the wave!"
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