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Diamonds Star of the East

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Echo Park, Ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we stayed here February 2016 after a glorious safari in SA and while the resort itself is pretty and the beach is magnificent, the hotel does not measure up to a five star resort. its seriously lacking in terms of service, luxury amenities and quality expected at this price point. it took forever to get food brought to the room... More 

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Thank curious213
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were at Star of the East from 17.9 till 24.9 for my husband's 50th birthday. it was marvelous. The staff was extremely attentive and did every effort to make our stay as pleasant as possible. Esther, Salum and Salma are real gems. Our villa had everything one needs to feel very comfortable The Seabreeze Restaurant and Ocean Blue are... More 

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Thank Ria R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at diamond le-gemme, hotel. All inclusive.At nongwei beach , the north point of Zanzibar. The resort is 5 stars hotel. Have privet beach, service was excellent, food was good, show every night, sport activists like beach volleyball , football. The staff make up the room 2-3 times a day. We enjoyed our holiday and recommend to out for... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Effi M, Asante sana for your lovely review regarding our resort! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed all our facilities from our wonderful private beach to our food and our staff. Thank you very much for your recommendations and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again for another wonderful stay! Kind regards, Andrew More 

Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

We spent three days at this resort recently and enjoyed our time very much. While we have not provided an excellent rating this is for very minor issues and the fact that the Diamonds of the East resort is truly part of a larger resort which does not meet the luxury or ultra luxury status we seek. That being said... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear David H, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating and reviewing our resort! We greatly appreciate the lovely compliments you have given us and we are sorry to read that your expectations were not all met to the fullest, however we are delighted to read that you enjoy your stay with us from our villa to... More 

Beveren, Belgium
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

......... "This Hidden Gem" would certainly deserve it........ As from the moment you pass "The Tower" friendly "Hakuna Matata's" are coming your way. We were welcomed by the friendly hospitalitydesk personel, and driven to our fabolous villa, The villa (no 7) was a 250 sqm, 2 bedroom, private paradise. Entering via the hall, you arrive in the central livingroom, which... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Christel, Serge and Alexander, What a lovely review of our resort! Asante sana for taking your time to write us such wonderful words! We are more than delighted to hear that you spent such wonderful time in our resort. Thank you for the kind compliments which we will be sure to pass onto Salma and our mentioned staff. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Most of the time we go on holiday we rely on our travel agent to get us nice destinations but this time my wife decided otherwise so we got this place and in was like haven on earth we enjoyed so much that no one wanted to go home on our check out day.

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Thank King L
General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear King L, We are so happy to head that you had such a lovely stay! We wish you would have never left us either, however leaving just means that you have another home you can come back to! We look forward to seeing you soon again to our heaven on earth! Kindest regards, Andrew More 

New York City, New York
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Diamonds Star of the East is a beautiful property that is connected to another hotel and while "Diamonds" guests can use the adjoining hotel the arrangement is not unilateral. That is The Diamonds Star of the East guests have their own quiet beach with lounges reserved exclusively for their own use as well as a nicely designed restaurant - with... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear nycnyuguy, Asante sana for taking your time in writing such a fantastic view! We are delighted to read that everything during your stay was world class and that we were able to create a great experience for you! Thank you for the kind compliments which we will be sure to pass on to our mentioned staff. We look forward... More 

San Francisco,CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon in April 2015. I can say that it is definitely one of the nicest places to have a honeymoon. We really had some great room attendants especially Rhama and Boniphace. They were very attentive and hardworking. Now that is not to say that the other attendants weren't good. They were fantastic... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Kmet44, What a lovely review of our resort! Thank you very much in taking your time to write us such wonderful words. We are delighted to read that you had such a fantastic stay and that you enjoyed everything from your villa, to the attendants and our special Swahili night. We are sorry to hear that you were not... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a REAL 5 star resort. From proper shaving equipment to a personal butler. This resort is an exclusive resort. With only 11 villas and unlimited access to La Gemmas resort. But la Gemmas guests can't use the star of the east equipment. With a beach just for the 11 villas. A great view from every villa of the... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Bastis112, Wow, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments and fantastic review on our resort! We are delighted to read that everything was up to your expectations! We are very happy that you had an unbelievable stay and were able to enjoy our fantastic view. We look forward to creating yet another amazing experience for you and look... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I am surprised at the tenor of the reviews to date. If our stay hadn't cost as much as it did, I would be loathe to complain but really at that level, my expectations were high. Yes, Anne was extremely hardworking, helpful, attentive and efficient. She was also extremely inappropriate however. She was constantly discussing our plans on a microlevel... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear ktm24 Thank your for sharing your constructive and positive feedback on your recent stay with us. We are most sorry for the inconveniences you experienced and rest assured we have discussed your feedback and acted on all of your constructive points raised in regards to our services that we offered. I am most sorry that on this occasion you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A magnificent private sanctuary of eleven exclusive villas with their own plunge pool and a tastefully furnished terrace, a covered Makuti patio and a large tropical garden to enjoy exclusive privacy and the supreme view over the Indian Ocean and the famous Zanzibar sunset. The villas are named after eleven of the most precious gems in the world to match the modern and contemporary African style architecture. Personal butler service, a private beach and unmatched all-inclusive services accommodate the most discerning traveller with ultimate comfort, privacy and luxury. Literally everything and anything you could dream of is catered for at the very highest level of all-inclusive services including access to all facilities, restaurants and bars of Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est. Diamonds Star of the East is member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamonds Star of the East

Address: Nungwi Road, Nungwi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $844 - $1,466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Diamonds Star of the East 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Diamonds Star Of The East Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#7 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#8 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
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