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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

#6 of 19 Hotels in Nungwi
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North Coast, Nungwi, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago 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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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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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

It was a very nice surprese to me, that spot, Nungwi, that sand ans sea colours, magical..private beach,masai vigilantes, a huge infinity pool, and 2 more pools, several bars all over the hotel, beautiful gardens..well to speak the truth you dont even realize you are in Africa, in Tanzanian territory..because you have almost everything inside this all inclusive resort and...you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I climbed Mt Kilimanjaro for charity and decided we would go all out and over budget and book a 5* all inclusive as a reward for ourself for 5 days and this one looked perfect! Once we arrived however you can see straight away there is a lot of fails advertising. 1st - room service - there... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for writing your thoughts and experiences about your time at our resort. We strive to provide exceptional experiences so it is disheartening to read that we did not live up to your expectations on this occasion. First, let me apologize if you were informed that we have room service. We do provide our all-inclusive inclusions whenever... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Our room was fantastic had a great view of the grounds, nice beds and lovely bathroom. Pool areas nice but not enough lounges and everyone gets there early to "save" their prime lounge seat with a towel then leave for half the day. Food was OK, we did expect better for the price though. Preferred to have lunch at the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

I don’t usually write reviews; in fact this is my first one ever. However I feel compelled to tell my story as I do not wish this to happen to other travelers when it comes to this ‘resort’. Please read in full. First thing to watch out for is that if you are not flying directly to Zanzibar Airport, you... 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 place a review here and allow me to express my apologies that you did not have the experience here that you had hoped for. We strive for excellence in all manner and will continue to review your feedback for opportunity to improve. I’m sorry you found the all-inclusive package complex. As with many... More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I've been to Zanzibar 6 times and in general I travel a lot and surely lived in worse places, but this was the worst value for money I ever had! All alcohols are impossible to drink. Just to give you an idea, there is only one beer available across all days. It's a strong and bitter beer that is very... More 

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

Dear Guest Please allow us to apologize for the experience you had at our resort last March. I have reviewed each point and am addressing carefully with each member of my team to ensure this is not repeated. While our resort is normally rewarded with very high praise from our Guests, I can certainly understand your frustration for issues such... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice location, good stuff, service is ok. But so disappointed with drinks no good beer only local drinks. It's been written about kids club but we are here 3 days nothing been done from provided program except 20 minutes colouring. More preference to Italian tourists. Reception working slowly. Kids can never get ice cram because it's finish everything we ask.... 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 create a review of your experiences here. First, I'm sorry to read that you did not enjoy yourself here. It is our goal to ensure everyone has a wonderful vacation with us and if we have failed in that, we certainly do apologize. Regarding the children, I'm sorry they did not enjoy the... 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
  • 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: $249 - $488 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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