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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

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Crofton, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had booked this resort and paid months in advance. I had been in contact with the hotel multiple times during the booking process and after because I have food allergies. Two weeks before our travels we received an email saying that they have over-booked the resort and were sending us to another resort. How they over booked us when...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. I hope that you will accept my most sincere apologies for sending you to another resort and for the lack of knowledge they had regarding your dietary requirements. I hope that you understand that there is nothing we dislike more than sending our guests somewhere...

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a week here after being on safari. The staff are brilliant very helpful and polite. The room was huge and well looked after the bathroom was huge with a double bath as well as a huge shower . I would recommend this as a place to stay in Zanzibar

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

Dear Andy, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and very kind recommendation for Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and I love reading that our staff were "brilliant, helpful and polite". They work hard and it's always a pleasure to be able to share reviews like this with them and show...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed this resort very much. Can't beat the views and the beach. The staff are friendly and genuinely cheerful. The various (fully included) restaurants are great and they have an Italian chef that makes the best pasta. They also have an in-resort PADI certified dive centre that is very convenient for booking boats, fishing, scuba dives, snorkeling, etc.

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

Dear Brynell, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the lovely comment about the genuine friendliness of our staff. We think they're very special but it's a much nicer compliment coming from a guest than it is from...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early hours of this morning-taken to our room i31-then early hours this morning sounded like a jack hammer going off! The next 3 rooms next to us where being totally renovated! Complained to reception and moved us to g31! Not impressed if you want a decent hotel then dont consider here! Would rather have gone to diamonds! However...

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

Dear Annamarie, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. I also appreciate that you took time to speak with me during your stay and am sorry that we were unable to make your vacation better. We work hard to ensure that our guests can relax and enjoy their vacations and it is personally and...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Me and my friend stayed at this hotel from 19th until 28th of October in room F14. The hotel is very nice, the room is very big, the bathroom is huge, you find all the amenities you need. Even though the furniture is a little outdated, the room is clean and well maintained. The staff is extremely polite and helpful,...

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

Dear Globetrotter, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and we appreciate your very kind recommendation as well. We particularly enjoy sharing these reviews with our staff, we'll be happy to let them know what a difference their kind, hospitable ways mean...

Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Crew is very friendly, food is good and the resort is just beautiful! Had a great time. Recommend to take full board or all inclusive because thats what most of the people here took, so it's very convenient. Cocktails are very good, also lots of pools (3) !

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Dear Gal, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much... although I am sorry that you only found three of our four adult pools! (we have a fifth pool just for the little waders too). I'll thank...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I came all the way from Israel with my girls to Zanzibar to celebrate a bachelorette party. Just got back home two days ago and I'm ready to come back again! The hotel is beautiful! No word can describe how clean and flawless the hotel is. We had such a great experience but not only because the hotel is awesome...

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Dear Ms Bibi, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your outstanding review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. Now I want to give YOU a hug! What a thrill to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, both in person and now in writing. I'm so glad that you stopped at my office to tell me how...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016

One week in October AI. Hotel big, rooms spacious, whole resort clean and tidy. Staff very welcoming and hard working. Everyone regardless of job polite and conscientious. Food good with a wide range to suit multinational clientele. Swimming pools huge with many sunloungers. Everyone appears to be enjoying relaxed atmosphere. No hestitation in recommending. Most guests German and Italian but...

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

Dear Fiona and Gordon, Thank you for taking the time to submit your wonderful review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! What a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. I'm extremely proud of our kind staff and it's nice to be able to share comments like this with all of them. I will be sure to thank...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This really is a beautiful resort. The grounds are immaculate and the layout and design of resort is superb. The pools are lovely and the beach is stunning. My favourite facility was the beach bar! Service is impeccable especially in the restaurant (Spices), at the bar outside Spices and at the beach bar. The variety of food provided blew our...

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

Dear Ms Middler, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We very much appreciate your fairness in talking about all of the things you enjoyed so much and rated so highly as well as about your disappointment with the room you were assigned. We will take a look at the room you...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed October 15, 2016

The resort is beautiful and fun. The room is really nice (but the mattress can be more comfortable...). The staff is really amazing, trying to help and always with a smile (Miraj is the best!!!). The food is very diverse and nice. We really recommend the place

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post your terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and agree with you that our staff is amazing... but it sounds better coming from you! I will thank Miraj for making such a special impression. We will also share your compliments with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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: $277 - $646 (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 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
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“We had a beautiful room on the first floor overlooking the ocean, even though we ordered one with a garden view only. The room was big, with two terraces and very cofortable. The only minus was the third bed, which was too short.”
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