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Melia Zanzibar

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P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my partner stayed at Melia after our safari in Tanzania. What a stunning hotel! the beach is lovely as well as the pool area. The restaurant serves delicious food and the service was outstanding. The staff are welcoming, helpful and always happy. We stayed in the suite which was beautiful with the biggest bathroom I have ever seen... More 

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Netanya, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed for a week and it was phenomenal! The hotel is beautiful, the views are amazing and the highlight to top it off - the staff. They will take care of you in the best possible way, we couldn't ask for more. Thanks Melia, we'll be back for more.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for such a lovely review and for sharing it in Tripadvisor. I am thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience with us and that your expectations were exceeded and we are proud to receive such a good feedback for our staff as we consider them as one of our strongest points. When you need another... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed my stay there. Beach was nice, pools clean. Spa service really nice. Staff was very polite. The bar in the sea was a wonderful experience especially at night. Nature is amazing in the area. It's perfect if you want to escape from everything . I would love to revisit it!

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sofia, Thank you very much for sharing on Tripadvisor your experience at Melia Zanzibar. We are really glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that our spa, our staff, and our Jetty loung in the middle of the ocean exceed your expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back with us. Meanwhile, you can... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Everything was just cool Great location, very attentive staff, spacious and well maintained room(it mor an apartment than a room), good wifi, reasonable food choice, the best gym I ever saw in the hotel and I travelled a lot. Highly recommended

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank your for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We are absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, our location, our very attentive staff, and our rooms. We are thrilled to know that you loved our gym and you consider the best one you have ever seen. We really hope to welcome you... More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, good atmosphere with excellent serve. Beautiful beach and view Bars and restaurants amazing with good food and drinks. The spa a little bit expendive Rooms huges with amazing bath outside with no roof

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your comments about to your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. I am absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed our rooms with our outside showers, our different gastronomic experiences, and our service. Looking forward to welcome you back soon in Melia Zanzibar or in another Melia Hotels International property, to continue living... More 

Dubai
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jambo, We enjoyed a lot our vacation at Melia. It's the perfect place (friendly staff, great restaurants -Jetty, Gabi, PERFECT weather, friendly local guys, so much green that it hurts your eyes - in a positive way, perfect clear blue-green waters for snorkeling) for few days away from work, to relax and recharge your batteries. If you want to be... More 

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Diana and Florin, First of all, thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor and sharing your experience with everyone. We are thrilled to see that you both had a perfect getaway and you could relax and thanks to our facilities, and our friendly staff. When you need to recharge your batteries again, it will be a pleasure to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights at the hotel, which was a pity - we definitely should have stayed more!! (We recommend 5 days at least) We stayed at one of the Villas (kindly upgraded as it was our honeymoon) and the room is simply amazing! Hotel is very beautiful!! And despite being sizable hotel, you feel like in a boutique hotel.... More 

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Marina and Gabriel, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are thrilled to know that you had such a perfect stay with us that you even wanted to stay longer with us. We are touched by your kind words about our service and your compliments have been shared... More 

Beverley, East Yorks
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Melia Zanzibar after a week on safari in Tanzania as part of our 30 year anniversary celebrations. First impressions of the hotel are excellent and although it was dark we could make out that the hotel was large in area. We paid extra for one of the Pavilion rooms which as it was dark we did not... More 

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a detailed review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see that you chose us as part of your 30th wedding anniversary and that you enjoyed your stay with us in one of our exclusive Romantic Pavilions. In a few years time or even before, it... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel, super kind and welcoming staff, we felt really pampered at this vacation. Great for couples. There's Wifi everywhere (including pool and Gabi Beach). Great food. Can communicate with Hotel staff during the stay via whatsapp (for making reservation at the Jetty, request for minibar refill etc.).

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Oliel, First of all, thank you for such a lovely review. I am thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience in Melia Zanzibar and that you love our staff, but also our innovative Whatsapp service. We hope to welcome you back for another great stay with us. Best Regards, Alejandro Perez Iniesta Guest Experience Manager More 

Wavre, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As former employee of 5 stars hôtel, I can evaluate your hotel as one of the Best I had the pleasure to visit. Staff so friendly ! Hotel so clean ! Thank you! We'll come back for sure ! One thing maybe to change : stop the main ambiance music when aquagym start. Two music playing in the same time... More 

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. It has been a pleasure for the whole team to read your comments about your experience with us and knowing that you had a great expereince with us. We will note your comment as your feedback it is very importatn for us. Thank... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melia Hotel and Resort is the Zanzibar's leading international resort, situated on the north-east coast of the island. Melia Zanzibar is built on a 40 acre estate with a beautiful beach of pearlescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters, 300 meters long, situated at the very end of the property to procure the perfect combination with nature. The resort is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing a relaxing and safe experience. The hotel is perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Address: P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $264 - $891 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Melia Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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