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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a comfortable stay at the Bluebay and the staff were friendly and welcoming. Although the hotel was full we were always able to find a sunbed and meals were all fairly relaxed. Food was very good with plenty of choice so that there was something for everyone. Great location on the beach and the gardens were beautiful. The... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well what can I say, everything about Bluebay is fantastic. The food, entertainment, facilities, food, staff, location, beach, pool etc is perfect. Very well maintained hotel and gardens with helpful, happy, smiling staff. We stayed in a suite and was amazed at the size. Very spacious and in a lovely quiet location within the resort.

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Israel
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the stuff were very friendly, the hotel is amazing, food was great. we stayed there on half board for 7 nights and it was great!! room was clean too recommendation - do not book toures or order taxi direct from the hotel, unless you are intrested of paying more then double price!!!

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

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in the evening after dinner. The hotel was not well prepared for that but made it up to us on the following day. The room was very nice with view on the garden. Relaxing!! The food was nice and the service very reliable and friendly. Nice pool and beach front too.

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

Thank you for having chosen our resort for your stay on Zanzibar -the Spice island. Your positive comments are well received and most appreciated I have been shared with our team who take a lot of pride whenever they exceed guest expectation. Apologies for not meeting your expectation on the first night but kindly note we rely on our travel... More 

Sofia, Bulgaria
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect escape for one week holiday. Very well maintained hotel and unforgetable authentic African style houses. Enjoy white sands while benefiting from comfort of All Inclusive Very well managed food variety in the main restaurant and fair enough coctails in the bar. If you like relaxing on a comfort sunbad under the palma threes you will fall in love with... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Bluebay Beach Resorts & Spa are indeed authentically traditional Zanzibarian with its warm atmosphere and welcoming ever smiling staff. There is nothing corporate or impersonal about us from the management to the chefs, gardeners and room attendants and everyone is geared to make your stay with us as pleasant and comfortable as possible. With almost... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for an evening drink and watch the African themed show. It was really lovely. The atmosphere and staff are all friendly. On another day we came for coffee and shisha by the pool and again the service was great!

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

Thank you for your positive review !! We are very pleased to read that you had only memorable experiences at Bluebay and that everything met your expectations We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon again to the Bluebay Resorts and in any of our restaurants which include Kivuli for Far Eastern Fusion cuisine, the Bahari Grill... More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our last stop on a 15 day trip through Tanzania and we stayed for 6 nights. We last stayed at this resort in 2013 and it has expanded in size since then but, this hasn't affected the service and attention to detail has remained high. We stayed in a garden view room near to the top of the... More 

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

Thank you for your nice review, we appreciate that you once more enjoyed your at the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa We are renowned for our excellent choices and quality of the freshest of food and variety of themed dinners not only in our two Main restaurants but also in any of our four a la carte choices suiting each... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received great attention and consideration. Great food (interesting juice choices), wide variety of rooms (Sultan & Blue Bay), Fantastic landscaping and sea view.The staff were rock stars. Transportation from the hotel to nearby locations could have been more convenient, the night entertainment was good (especially Vanila's band). Great stay.

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

We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your generous review and understand from your kind comments that you had a wonderful time enjoying our facilities, well-kept beautiful resort and the dedicated service from our staff. Once again we thank you for choosing Sultan sands and we do hope that we will be given the opportunity... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grateful surprise after been relocated from Karafu to Bluebay. Amazing attendance of the people, nice rooms and awesome facilities, which includes direct access to the white sand beach, billard and other games, as well as amazing swimming pool. To be improved the food although is good for being a self service. And what i don't like it, the beach boys:... More 

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

We would like to thank you for your recent visit to our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa and for taking time to share your valuable feedback. Your comments on rooms, service, games, Pool and the long stretch of 500 meters white sandy beach front lining our resorts are truly appreciated. The Blue Bay resorts comprise of two high quality beach... More 

Adelaide SA
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Three nights in this amazing resort and could have done more. Room was a good size with a nice bathroom and a massive bed. So that ticked the box. Common areas of the resort have the ocean front so a bit of walking from the rooms to the pools/beach/restaurant are required and a bit of a hill to the deluxe... More 

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

Thank you for your nice review, we appreciate that you enjoyed our spacious, clean and comfy rooms at the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa We are renowned for our excellent choices and quality of the freshest of food and excellent themed dinners not only in our two Main restaurants but also in any of our four a la carte choices... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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: $185 - $1,111 (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 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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