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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

#7 of 18 Hotels in Nungwi
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North Coast | PO Box 3425, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Canterbury
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing place , fantastic staff , beautiful beach ! If your staying in Zanzibar - stay here , it's the best highly recommend this hotel. We stayed here for 10 nights and having stayed in many hotels around the world can honestly say the staff at the Royal Zanzibar hotel were the most friendliest , happiest and professional we have... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share such a wonderful review of our resort! We always appreciate hearing from our valued guests and I was especially happy to hear you had such a lovely stay. We will share your comments with our staff as they are always proud when they know they have made a positive impact... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What an amazing place. The staff we friendly and accommodating and made our stay very enjoyable. The food was great, in particular the beach BBQ and selection available. More swimming pools than we had time to enjoy and stunning beach and crystal clear waters. Highly recommended.

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! I am very happy to read how much you loved everything. I will be sure to pass along your kind compliments to all the staff! We hope we will have the pleasure of your company again very soon. Warm regards, Jordon Ozero General Manager More 

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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, friendly and accommodating staff! Located on the nicest strip of the beach, lovely waters and clean. The chef and this team were great, catering for out dietary requirements daily during our stay. Lovely stay for sure.

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Your special mention of our staff is genuinely appreciated and I am very happy our chefs were able to meet your daily dietary requirements. Our staff are exceptionally passionate about providing you, our valued guest, with a memorable stay. We look forward to being your resort... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, drinks, pools, staff - everything excellent!!! The staff is really amazing! Every day is a interesting program here. (romantic dinner on the beach, live music, dance performance,..) I recommend this resort.

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review of your resent stay at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. I'm very pleased to read how much you enjoyed yourself especially the delicious food, drink, 5 large, free-form pools, the variety of programs offered each day and most importantly, our warm and friendly staff who we will most certainly share your review with! We... More 

Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a wonderful place. If we should "deduct" anything it would be a limited and unstable wifi system, a bad taxi arranged by the resort for airport pick-up at arrival, some waiting for different services, and a hang towards substituting local food and "feeling" for italian choices. they were quite good though. We had a beautiful room, very polite... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We are very pleased that you loved the clean, spacious rooms, the restaurants and the warm and friendly service! Thanks also for your constructive comments. We will definitely revisit them and do our best to become even better for your next trip here! Best regards,... More 

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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really loved staying here, it was the perfect follow up to our Safari in Kenya. All we wanted was sun baking, swimming and relaxing and this place was perfect! The food was very good, the staff were excellent and the room was very nice. It is still Africa after all so I can't go more than 4 stars because... More 

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We are very pleased that you loved the sun and swimming in our pools and the warm and friendly service along with the delicious food! Thanks also for your constructive comments. We will definitely revisit them and do our best to become even better for... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is out of this world! The service and people were amazing from the moment we arrived to departure - we haven't got this type of authentic first class experience elsewhere else! I highly recommend it - you will definitely enjoy!

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We are very pleased that you enjoyed yourselves so much! We look forward to seeing you again hopefully in the very near future. Best regards, Jordon Ozero General director More 

Randers, Denmark
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

all staff are more than helpful, we have never tried anything like this - thank you. the rooms are very big. Food and restaurants are so great,fish and meat what ever you like, pasta from a italian cock, so great.

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful comments you have posted on your recent visit to Royal Zanzibar Resort. We are pleased that you enjoyed so many aspects of your vacation and that you chose us for your first experience :) We have shared all your comments with our staff members who had the pleasure to look after you. We... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Lovely, friendly and relaxing holiday. The beach is one of the best I have seen. I have travelled all over the world. The locals are very helpful and friendly. Large variety of fresh food for dinner and many veg options.

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review of our resort! We are very pleased that you enjoyed so many aspects of your vacation with us! We have certainly been blessed with amazing surroundings and we thank you for the great comments regarding our amazing beach with unbeatable views as well the delicious and varied food and above all the friendly service!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from a week at the Royal Zanzibar Beach resort, where we celebrated our daughter's wedding with close family and friends. Jordon Ozero, the General Manager, together with his amazing staff, went out of their way to make the wedding all we had dreamed of. Jordon went way over and above the call of duty by being... More 

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