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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

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Overview
Zanzibar North Coast, Kiwengwa 3276 Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome place with a beautiful beach. Food was great and staff friendly through out our stay with their " jambo" salutation. It actually made us feel welcomed. While I was having my manicure done in the cozy spa, my husband was enjoying a workout at...More

Thank Tinavalz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Staff was very nice & accommodating to all our needs. Front desk helped to move my elderly mother-in-law to a suite closer to restaurant so didn't have to climb up stairs. Bar hostess, Joyce, was incredible! She memorized all of our names and was always...More

Thank teriraksnis1
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 6 days ago

Jambo teriraksnis1, Thank you for your review, I will make sure I pass on you comments to my team who make all this possible, I'm very happy we were able to help assist with your family and that you had a great time. I agree...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great resort, with a beautiful beach and great food. The reason I rated it this low is because of the following points: 1. Our room was a solid 12 minute uphill hike from the beach and restaurant area. I honestly felt faint...More

Thank Heba M
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Heba M, Thank you for your feedback. All feedback is taken very seriously so we can not only meet our guest expectations but also to exceed them. I'm glad that overall you enjoyed our resort, on the couple of points you mentioned the room...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a resort to spend our second part (first part Safari) of the honeymoon!! Mostly Joyce and Idan made our trip the most wonderful! But all staff were lovely and always helpful with a JAMBO for you (hello in Swahili) Food, was great and...More

Thank lovelyanniej
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Jambo lovelyanniej! Congratulations on your recent wedding and we are all so happy that you choose Bluebay to celebrate, I'm very happy to read you had such a great time. I will pass on your thanks to my entire team who make all this possible...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Blue Bay for 2 nights, as our time in Zanzibar was short. We arrived late at night, but the concierge still offered us dinner which was thoughtful. We stayed in the rooms on the 2nd floor, offering a great view of the...More

Thank Isabelle L
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Isabelle L, Thank you for your review. First and foremost I am very happy you had a great stay albeit brief on with us here at Bluebay, I'm very happy you made the most of what we offer from not just the location but...More

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Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Luxury
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Spa
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Romantic
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Luxury
,
Spa
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Romantic
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
104
Price range
$181 - $631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
,
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Luxury
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
104
Price range
$181 - $631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
,
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
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Traveler (1,374)
Room & Suite (383)
Pool & Beach (294)
Dining (118)
Amenities (113)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Center & Event Rooms (4)
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Emily-Jane C
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
If you have enough time to book before your trip - I suggest to look for CHEETAH'S ROCK on Trip advisor - you book this trip separately directly with Cheetah's Rock - not the hotel - but they fill up about 6-8 weeks out... More
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Emily-Jane C
September 6, 2018|
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Response from ImandCj | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we were happy to laze about the hotel so we have no experience of excursions. They were definitely available including proper tour companies and from sellers on the beach - we would never buy an excursion from the... More
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Dip G
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Property representative |
Good evening Dip G, At the moment I can offer a upgrade of $45 per day these rates are subject to change depending on availability and the time of year, please feel free to get in contact in advance if you wish to... More
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"When booking rooms make sure to ask for rooms close to registration/restaurant. Many of the suites are..."
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"The rooms on the 2nd floor of the superior suites offer a great view!"
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"Junior suites are much larger than guest rooms, and are closer to the beach."
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"I loved the garden view room. No foot traffic past it."
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