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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Where to begin? Ocean Paradise Resort is the perfect place for a quiet and relaxing holiday in Zanzibar. The hotel grounds are perfectly maintained and the beach front is simply splendid. But what makes OPR truly wonderful is without a doubts it's staff: everyone is so kind and helpful and has made our stay beyond great! The food was amazing,... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this resort for two weeks in November it was very clean, comfortable and the staff very friendly. The hotel rooms very big with a lovely balcony to sit and admire the view, rooms cleaned daily and someone turns your bed down at night and puts mosquito net around bed. Food is excellent with a different theme night... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel is truly magical - room was good, mosquito net , separate bathroom and balcony and good size etc. bed firm and bit hard for me but then everyone is different in what they like. I stayed here after safari in Tanzania. went for all inclusive. I'm not massivey keen on all the sugary cocktails so didn't bother me... More 

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Thank m p
OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear m p, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa after your safari. We regret to hear that you were disappointed in Stone Town. Stone town is part of an UNESCO world Heritage site located... More 

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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from Zanzibar and a stay at this hotel which was wonderful. The room was very large and the bathroom is very well designed. The room was clean and our maid arranged the mosquito nets and towels decoratively on the bed when the room was made up each day. The beach was fantastic with plenty of beds... More 

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Oldbeatlechick Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. Our Check out time is at 12.00noon and therefore late check out is on request and 50% of the room additionally cost. We will convey your... More 

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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as all inclusive guests for our honeymoon and it was perfection! The hotel is right on a golden sandy beach with lovely warm blue sea. Yes the reviews are correct and there are a lot of people on the beach trying to sell you things but that doesn't stop the hotel being brilliant. It does have a... More 

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Maria C Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your Honeymoon at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We will convey your feedback to our team. Thank you for choosing Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. Asante Sana! Warmest Regards Bernd Brandt & Ocean... More 

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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing resort with good comfy big and neat and tidy rooms and villas. Great pool and alot of activities around. It's an amazing place to be with children. The staffs are real helpful and they look after u well. The icing on the cake cones when even the managers and the g.manager also take pain in going around... More 

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Murtaza. A Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We will convey your feedback to our team. Thank you for choosing Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. Warmest Regards Bernd Brandt & Ocean Paradise Resort... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We stayed here after being on safari for 6 days in Tanzania. The hotel has an impressive entrance/reception area and the staff were very welcoming and friendly. Check in was made very easy and quick and we were soon shown to our room. We loved it! Like an African round house, our accommodation was beautifully presented, cool and very clean... More 

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear allyc578 Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa and all surroundings around Zanzibar. We will convey your feedback to our team. Thank you for choosing Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. Warmest Regards Bernd Brandt... More 

Manyara Region, Tanzania
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

- The rooms are nice. - The breakfast is very good, lunch and dinner is a varied buffet and is OK. - The waiters at the restaurant are very nice, tip them! - The people working in the reception were a little annoying, and not always focused on giving the best service or the best experience to the guests. -... More 

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear juliesS6739IP Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We regret to hear that the dinner were okay. We have every night different theme with a variety of 32 – 36 dishes to choose from... More 

Johannesburg
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I have been in Zanzibar for a few days and just spent some time in Stone Town and Paje. I've just arrived at Ocean Paradise now and and I already want to leave. There's nothing 5 star about it. Funny smell in the room, no 2 pin plug, unhelpful management. If you're South Africans trust me the dodgy places in... More 

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Delta M Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We regret to hear that you were not satisfy with our services on your 1st night only which you have written as well this review without giving the opportunity exploring all the services on offer at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa before... More 

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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We stayed here for few days in June 2016, after a safari holiday. It is no doubt a beautiful resort with the adjacent beach and lovely and helpful people. The rooms were very clean with all the facilities and nice ocean view. The bed was very comfortable. The surrounding was beautiful. Food was excellent, together with the food choices on... More 

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear LondonTarzan Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We make use of a authorized tour company called Exotic tours to assure proper safety measures and liability insurance in place as we take our guests... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Zanzibar’s picturesque North East coast overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean, it is as the name suggests a little piece of paradise. From your arrival at Zanzibar Airport, the resort is a meandering 45 minute journey through un-spoilt scenery, passing typical African villages where the way of life has changed little for hundreds of years. At Ocean Paradise Resort Zanzibar, you will be greeted by a blaze of colour as you sweep down the imposing driveway, saluted by a Masai warrior as you pass through the entrance gate and be captivated as you arrive in reception and look out over the resort and the azure blue sea. Mature coconut palms swinging in the breeze, white sandy beach, beautiful landscaped gardens, traditional style round chalets with pitched makuti roof, a stunning waterfall feature and the largest swimming pool in Zanzibar are just some of the sights that await you. A big smile and the greeting of "Jambo" will be the first words you hear, as you begin to feel the warmth that the people of Zanzibar are famed for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa

Address: Pwani Mchangani | Pwani Mchangani, Kiwengwa 0000, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $154 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Ocean Paradise Hotel Kiwengwa
Ocean Paradise Resort Zanzibar
Ocean Paradise Zanzibar
Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Definetely stay in one of the individual house/rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Dansira, yesterday | Read review
“tip staff - they work so hard. and beach boys can ruin it with their noise ans pestering”
 of 5 bubbles mp815, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are the same, it is just more expensive the closer you are to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles juliesS6739IP, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Small cottages are available on the ground floor, which can be good for anybody who is not particularly fit.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonTarzan, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra for rooms near the pool as it can be long walk.....”
 of 5 bubbles Nilikuku, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
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