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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel, beautiful white sand beach, nice food, jetty resto was outside at the sea.. lousy service (safety box didnt work, i asked the staff to help, said i'd be leaving in 30mins, thry didnt come till i left - i put a do not disturb sign, but then the staff left a note inside my room that they...

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

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor. We are really glad to see that you really enjoyed our beach, our food and our facilities, and we will investigate what happended because we cannot locked any minibar (they are always open), and also when a guest leave the DND sign on we cannot go into...

Istanbul Province, Turkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is wonderfull. Meals, beverages, service and the facilities. You feel like isolated from the rush in your life. Buildings of hotel located on a large terratory. Huge gardens are around the buildings. People around want to make you feel comfortable and happy. Everbody asks how you feel and what you want. Rooms are clean and big enough. There are...

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

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you very much for sharing such a nice comment in TripAdvisor! Our whole team is delighted to know that in your opnion Melia Zanzibar is "worth to experience", but also, that "everything is wonderful". When you need to feel isolateed again from the rush in your life, it will be a pleasure to welcome...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a awesome resort. Best Wifi I have ever experienced at such a resort. Very strong in rooms all open areas and even beach area! Coldest aircon I have felt which is great in those temperatures. Food was amazing and loved the themed events in the evenings. Wide variety of drinks on all inclusive package. Not just local wines /...

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

Dear Mr. Stefan, Thank you very much for sharing such a detailed and positive review! We are delighted to read that your were fully impressed by our Wi-Fi all over our resort, by our rooms, our all inclusive and our "very friendly and efficient staff". It´s been a real pleasure to share your comment with our whole team. We are...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel and its location and staff are excellent. We opted for the all inclusive option as there is nothing outside the hotel to eat or drink.. to our dissatisfaction the food and drink offered with the all inclusive program was not up to 5 star hotel.We soon realised that to have a proper sea food and a dissent wine...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that you loved our location and our team members exceed your expectations. But we are sorry to know that our food and beverage options included on our All-inclusive package did not exceed your expectations. Our all-inclusive package is based in all...

Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

My new wife and I spent 10 nights at Melia as the second part of our honeymoon. We came from Vuyani lodge in South Africa which was fantastic. Melia only made our honeymoon even better and created the perfect balance coming from a busy 5 day safari. So relaxed and everything catered for. The scenery is breathtaking and the weather...

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

Dear Mrs. and Mr. Wright, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice and detail review regarding your recent stay with us! We are thrilled to know that our team manage to "create such a memorable start to your marriage" and that your experience with us was a fantastic one. I have taken great pleasure...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed January 14, 2017

We enjoyed very much our stay in this dreamy hotel. They have a very big property with 5 restaurants (I mostly recommend on the main restaurant & on the baech restaurant) and amazing spa and treatments, Very good service and every evening different food style

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

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for posting your comments with all Tripadvisor users! We are extremely delighted to read that you have been overall impressed by the quality of our services, our restaurants, our facilities and our The Spa. We really look forward to welcoming you back in Melia Zanzibar. Best Regards, Alejandro Perez Iniesta Guest Experience Manager

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed January 12, 2017

This is my 3rd time to melia zanzibar, one the excellent customer service, great ambiance and balance in term environment and activities. Food was excellent yet the daily theme can be improve. Some staff have great humour and warm welcoming like ( Mr. Nathan and Saidi) at spice restaurant.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your third stay in Melia Zanzibar with all Tripadvisor users! It is a pleasure for our whole team, to know that you came three times to our resort and the three of them were magical. Your comments will serve as an added inspiration to consistently maintain the high standards that you...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed January 11, 2017

I stayed at the Melia for 3 nights.The location is excellent but with no direct access to the beach, we had to take the hotel shuttle to the nearest beach that is owned by Melia (which is 5 mins drive from the hotel). They have very specious rooms, kids club and a nice pool bar.Check in process is very slow....

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

Dear Mrs. Hellen, Thank you for the time taken to write your review. We are really happy to see that you loved our rooms, and our pool bar. But we have to explain that our resort has 40 hectares and it is one of the biggest of the island, and of course with such a big resort, not everything can...

Reviewed January 10, 2017

Being left the 2 of us (our teenagers kids were somewhere else) we decided to visit Zanzibar. (We have to say we went to Tanzania 3 years ago for a safari and mainland stay, so the focus this time was... beach and relax). Positive: - Good welcome, good explanation on possible upgrade (We went from room to pavillon with a...

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

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience in our hotel in TripAdvisor. We are really glad to see that you had a veri nice holidays with us, and that you loved our welcome, our really unique Romantic Pavilions, our Premium all inclusive and our Gabi beach. It will be a pleasure for our whole team to...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Let's face it, Melia is not the cheapest option on the island. And there are cheaper 5* hotels. But I am glad my husband insisted that we pay up and we didn't regret a second! On Zanzibar 4 stars are worlds away from 5 stars. In Melia you don't find the annoying locals on the beach who are trying to...

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

Dear Mrs. Anastasia, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a detailed review about your stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are thrilled to know that after following the advise of your hsuband you did not regret a second the fact of coming to stay with us. Furthermore, we are sincerely pleased to know that our service met your...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melia Hotel and Resort is 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 the perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $228 - $551 (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 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Tip for who's going to take a vaction in Melia Hotel, Zanzibar. Do not forget to cancel the "DND" (Do Not Disturb) button. for room cleaning. In the morning and in the evening, for arranging the bed for sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles Amit22c, 5 days ago | Read review
“Get a room close to the reception as you can walk long!”
 of 5 bubbles adamhayek, 1 week ago | Read review
“Book closer to the main hotel to avoid long walks to your room.”
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“No comments”
 of 5 bubbles 883hemann, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
“I've enjoyed every corner!”
 of 5 bubbles lauraa774, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
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