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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a tiring safari we wanted somewhere to chill, relax and unwind and Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort provided exactly what we needed. The staff are all so friendly and welcoming and what they lack in tourism experience they more than make up for in their smile. Don't expect a western 5 star service but go with a "Hakuna Matata" attitude... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 10 fantastic days at Royal in July 2016. The location is great, Nungwi Beach is connected to the hotel area. And the hotel is in walking distance from Nungwi village. The rooms are big, and the bathrooms are amazing, but it starts to get a bit old. The beds are horrible, but it worked out well after we... More 

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Luanda
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled 7 adults, 2 teens, 1 child and 2 babies .We stayed for 3 nights and had a good time. However, resort is very far from town. My 9 month old suitcase( clothes, food, medicines, nappies,etc) was lost for the 3 days we stayed there, we went to the nearest village and couldn't get formula or proper nappies .... 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 your review! We are very pleased you had such a good time! It is very nice to read your remarks about the amazing views, the refreshing pools, helpfulness of the staff and that you enjoyed the special dinner we organized for your husband's birthday! It was our pleasure to do... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well better late than never! We were at the Royal in March this year. We were welcomed back with open arms, nothing is to much trouble. I have trouble walking so every meal time they would bring the wheel chair down to our room and take me to which ever restaurant we were eating at, then back again after we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My husband & I had a fantastic stay at Royal Zanzibar. The rooms, food & staff were all brilliant. Everyone was so friendly & helpful & the facilities at the hotel were great. There was nothing we would change about our time there & hope to visit again soon.

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The season has just started so i was one of the first guest to arrive but still it was wonderful! The staff are so friendly, the food are good and the beach and poolarea are excellent! I took 2 divetours with Spanish Dancers Divers! If You a diver I give them a 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 as well! I also bought a toured... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I attend awhile back and a friend was asking for recommendations so i remember this place...i visited for 2 day stop over and liked it alot. The rooms very very spacious....as a business person....almost too spacious but thats my biz mind not holiday mind speaking. But worth a stay if my memories serves me my only issue was it wasnt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My friend had booked a 5 night stay and initially planned to stay 2 nights in Stone Town before flying back home to the UK, however we felt so sad when it was time to leave and decided to extend our stay for 2 extra nights. The staff were very accommodating and attentive and we loved the room we were... 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 )
Services
  • 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 just 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 double 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: $250 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel Nungwi
Seaclub Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel
Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
#3 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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