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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I did a safari for 8 days then flew to Zanzibar to end our honeymoon. The grounds are beautiful, the beach and the pool are great. We really liked the coffee bar and spent a lot of time relaxing and reading there. The staff was very friendly. Our hotel was booked by a travel agent so I'm... More 

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Thank Lindsay H
David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa as your preferred hotel during your recent Honeymoon stay on our Spice Island and having spared time to share your experience with us Although we continually strive for excellence, there are times when our guests may experience less than acceptable service or... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 7 day stay at blue bay was 6 days to long, on arrival after traveling 17 hours we were treated to a tomato and lettuce sandwich in our room, No drinking water or other cold drinks, the room which was ment to be garden view had no view at all apart from a great big bush out side. After... More 

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Selby, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I stayed here for 7 nights after a 7 night Simba Safari. We arrived & we were greeted with a cooling towel & refreshing drink. The reception staff were helpful & friendly & we were shown to our superior room. All superior rooms have a beautiful elevated position showing off the lovely & well maintained grounds &... More 

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Thank Lesley G
David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We are pleased to read your review and thank you most sincerely for taking your time to write about us. It is always a delight to see guest appreciating the resorts ambience, the white sandy beach giving us 500 meters of Beach frontage the freshest of food and the best of friendly Zanzibar services We are humbled that you scored... More 

Denmark
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this beatiful resort for 6 wonderful days. Relaxing and comfortong in every way. We stayed in two spacious junior suite view a part view to the ocean. Had everything you need and a little more - and if you need something just call the staff and the will bring it to you in few minutes. The staff is... More 

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David A, resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for having chosen Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa as your preferred hotel during your recent holiday and having spared time to share your memorable experience We have taken note that you had a fantastic stay with and the entire team is excited to have been part of this experience. We are glad to note... More 

Tromso, Norway
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the worst hotel I ever stayed, I don't understand why they got 4 stars for, Must be someone was blind or bribed the authorities which is very common in Zanzibar, Outside of the room and all buildings was nicely made to the local customs and culture anyway most of the hotels are look same. Inside the room was... More 

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kugan V Thank you for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. Constructive feedback is always welcome and extremely valuable to us, as we strive to constantly improve on our services and facilities – a fact which is appreciated by the majority of our guests. This is very evident by our track record and furthermore on... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I arrived I was very impressed; the grounds were beautiful and well taken care of, and the staff that greeting me were very friendly and accommodating. I had a wonderful evening at the bar listening to the entertainment and dinner was delicious. I was traveling as a solo female. However, my stay was soon shadowed by a very disturbing... More 

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa as your preferred hotel during your recent holiday and having spared time to share your memorable experience in this forum. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we profusely apologize for we did not live-up to your expectations. We... More 

Haifa, Israel
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, excellent beach, excellent service, excellent meals, excellent security, excellent staff, excellent vacation. Beautiful garden, beautiful views, beautiful access paths. The best hotel on the Eastern area.

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David A, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Wow !!! Many thanks for your kind review on your stay at our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa Your comments are most valuable to us and to all prospective guests. It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay with us on Kiwengwa Beach a memorable and an enjoyable experience. We are happy we not... More 

Sombor, Serbia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is good stuff is very friendly,its good for kids and perents very safe also very romantic.Nice big beach whit white sand,its clean a bit sea grass but its ok,beach boys can be pain but just tell them to bug off or ask security. Wuld come back.

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review on your stay at our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa Your comments are most valuable to us and very much appreciated. It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay with us on Kiwengwa Beach a memorable and an enjoyable experience. We look forward to welcome you back in... More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cute property with large and clean rooms. This had the best bathroom of all the hotels I previously stayed in Tanzania! The grounds are beautiful and are well kept. The all inclusive package was definitely worth it. they food was pretty good and they try to do different themes for dinner every night. But you can only eat at... More 

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay at Bluebay, we are indeed so glad you found time to give us this very invaluable feedback Kindly note the Bluebay Beach Resort was one of the first resorts on Zanzibar. It was build based on an Afro Arabic Zanzibar architecture. We strive to not only maintain but also constantly improve our facilties in... More 

Grossschonau, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not much to write negative. Generally the resort is clean and well run. The resort is getting a bit old. Man strives to renovate accommodation and the garden. Only point of criticism would be the cleanliness at the internal beach. Too many cigarettes are of the guests in the sand. The pool chairs and beach towels are as... More 

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay at Bluebay, we are indeed so glad you found time to give us this very invaluable feedback Kindly note the Bluebay Beach Resort was one of the first resorts on Zanzibar. It was build based on an Afro Arabic Zanzibar architecture. We strive to not only maintain but also constantly improve our facilties in... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury beachfront resort with traditional Swahili charm, Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is situated on the finest white beach on the east coast of Zanzibar. The resort is one of the island’s most prestigious properties offering the ultimate in beach comfort: excellent accommodation; fine wining and dining; a host of sports and leisure facilities; the famous Oasis Spa; and our award-winning service. Bluebay’s rooms and suites are set within 30-acres of tropical gardens with over 1,000 palm trees, some right at the ocean’s edge. All rooms are spacious, bright and beautifully decorated in Zanzibari style. Dining at Bluebay showcases Zanzibar’s celebrated local ingredients with an emphasis on fresh seafood and contemporary cuisine. As well as being a magical destination for holidaymakers wishing to soak up the sun and absorb the enchanting culture of Zanzibar, the resort offers excellent facilities for meetings, conferences and group incentives. And our weddings and events team can help you plan a private party, a wedding and, of course, a honeymoon! Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is Bluebay’s premier brand. The resort shares a 500m stretch of beach with its sister property – Sultan Sands Island Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

Address: | North Coast, Kiwengwa 3276, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $189 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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