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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

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ISRAEL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for a week, overall it was a nice experiance with pros and cons. pros: we got an upgrade to a large suite with large balcony(with a double bed in it) and a stunning view, the food was tasty most of the time with a large choice buffet, the service was extraordinary! all staff members were... More 

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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beach, pools, rooms and service all were great. Very friendly staff, food was good too. Not much happening in the hotel at night times but a short drive/ walk from kendwa rocks and cholos which are more lively on certain nights. Entertainment and the live music at night was pretty poor, probably wouldnt want to stay for more than a... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at Royal Zanzibar on the 18th September 2016 after trekking Mt Kilimanjaro and doing a safari, we were really looking forward to some much needed RnR. We are four friends who paid more than $6,000AUD to stay here for 5 nights. We arrived at the front desk at 7pm and were told by the General Manager that our... More 

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1 Thank Palina1988
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending an action packed 7 days hiking Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania myself and 3 friends arrived at the Royal Zanzibar Resort. We were excited for our 5 night/6 day all inclusive relaxing and much needed wind down from the mountain but it was a complete disaster right from the very start. We arrived at the resort to be told... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Wife and me were on Honeymoon at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. It was fantastic! The Employees are very nice. The Meals are very different and for everyone is a taste. The Rooms are clean an Wi-Fi is also ok.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm at the Royal Zanzibar hotel for a mini honeymoon with my wife. Arrival was great as we were greeted by friendly staff and upgraded to a superior room. For those who are coming to Zanzibar for that Zanzibar experience then this hotel is a no no as it is mini Italy. Had we known that, we would have opted... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments. We will take your constructive comments about our menu and share with our culinary team. While most guests are very pleased with it, I appreciate that food is very individual and subjective and regardless of menu it is impossible to please everyone all the time. We will continue to strive for an even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Resort is great, one of the nice hotels in the entirety of the north. Staff friendly, all inclusive deal was good value for money, views from the Ocean Suite are great and the pools are fantastic. Unfortunately, our stay was marred from the very off set with our journey from the airport taking a turn for the worst. An hour... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments and review. I was very sorry to read that you had issues with the local law enforcement. As with all parts of the world, videoing (or even suspected videoing) of police, military, etc is a practice that is not accepted. I will pass your comments on to the local authorities for their review... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Love everything about ocean and about hotel too! Very friendly personal, delicious food, delicious coctails, very comfortable and lovely place. Heaven on earth. I hope that one day we will come back.

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This is our first trip to Zanzibar, so maybe as some other reviewers have said this is the best hotel...but I hope not... Arrived two nights ago after 10 days on Tauck safari in northern Tanzania...stayed mostly in smaller lodges but last hotel was Four Seasons Serengeti (see my separate review) so it's easy to point out differences between a... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your review after one and a half days of your stay. We will review your comments and make any and all adjustments as necessary. As you have just arrived and are still on the resort we will make contact with you shortly to follow-up on your points raised but please feel free anytime to ask... More 

Eeklo, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

There's a lot I can say about this wonderful place, I can write an endless story. But I'll save you and write my review in two versions: a short one and a detailed one Short version: This place is amazing! The best beaches on Zanzibar! You want an unforgettable stay in the Paradise? Book this place! For those who want... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A spectacular view of the Indian Ocean from almost anywhere on the resort makes this all-inclusive property a wonderful choice for those guests looking for a peaceful and relaxing vacation. Fantastic swimming pools, a beautiful beach with clear, turquoise waters and amazing sunsets all add to the ambiance! The rooms are large, approximately 80 square metres for Superior Rooms and 100 square metres for Suites. A spacious bathroom with a large bathtub, separate shower and double sinks provide luxurious comfort. All rooms include a quiet split-unit air conditioner, TV, fridge, coffee and tea making facilities, a safe and a terrace from which to enjoy the view. The warm, friendly staff invite you to enjoy meals in the buffet restaurant with a varied selection of local and international dishes or a traditional pizza oven near the beach offers a quick snack while you relax by the pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

Address: North Coast, Nungwi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $265 - $598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel Nungwi
Seaclub Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel
Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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