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Melia Zanzibar

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Reviewed October 3, 2015

The location is quite big, with many access to the sea all around the resort. I really recommend to spend some hours in their private beach, so chillin! The staff and the hotel directors were very gentle... We had a problem with the contact lenses and they did literally everything in order to get brand new ones... which is not...

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Nicolas K, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Oscar, First of all we want to thank you for having the time and sharing your experience in our hotel. We are really happy to see how our whole team made possible that you experienced an outstanding stay with us. We take on board your comments as we are always improving our services. It will be a pleasure to...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful honeymoon at Melia Zanzibar !!! Very friendly staff. Spacious, modern & clean rooms, delicious food, excellent all-in formula. The romantic diner at the Aqua restaurant was memorable !! Furthermore Beautiful views & relaxing moments at Gabi beach.

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Nicolas K, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Leslie, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review regarding your recent stay with us! Congratulations again for your wedding and we are really proud to see how much you enjoyed your honeymoon with us in our "paradise", including the beatiful views and relaxing moments you spent at Gabi Beach. Just remember that...

Manama
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We booked the jetty hotel for dinner from an adjacent hotel. On arrival we we sent to the car park to complete a firm explaining our reason for a visit once completed we were allowed to enter the hotel, we then waited 15 minutes and when queried the wait were told that procedures had to be followed. Even though we...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Gwyneth, We do regret the all sequences of events who results to such regrettable incident. Allow me not to agree with all your comments but I understand your disappointment. As you can see from all other guests reviews we are much dedicated to ensure any customers will have a pleasant experience with us. Should you are back to...

Bathurst, South Africa
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The single word to describe this venue is "people". The staff from the general manager down are present, available and engaging. The willingness to go the extra mile is obvious from the moment you arrive. Meals were varied and uniformly good. The barbeque on the beach was a memorable event. The physical location of the hotel is beautiful as are...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Came, thanks a lot for your much appreciated review. We look forward welcoming you back on Unguja Island alias Zanzibar. I hope one day to pass by Pig & Whistle for a beer! Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager | MELIA ZANZIBAR

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Had the most wonderful holiday in the Melia and Jose Antonio and his staff gave us a 5 star treatment for a holiday to remember Food in all restaurants was varied and great Rooms are spacious and spotless with an ocean view Gabi beach with soft white sands and hammocks under the palms is a part of paradise Sad to...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Anne & Brid, greetings from Unguja Island alias Zanzibar. Thank you fo your kind review. Indeed Jose is dedicated to delight customers and ensure with the rest of the team guests will have the best experience possible. Kindly follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Cordially, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Melia Zanzibar is outstanding! Every aspect of our trip exceeded our expectations... The staff were all friendly, efficient, attentive and extremely hospitable - nothing was too much to ask for and the service was great. The food was amazing, with a large variety of cuisines and restaurant choices. Our room was very spacious, clean and comfortable with fantastic views of...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

What a delighted to read your comment! We are thrill your experience with us was memorable. Congratulation for your proposal and on behalf of my team, allow me to sincerely wish to both of you, all the best for your new venture together. It will a pleasure meeting you in one of many other Melia Hotels around the world. Meanwhile,...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

spend one day in the resort :) its just beyond amazing. Rooms are bug and very neat and luxurious. The pool side is so relaxing and they serve lunch and dinner on the massive jetty over the sea . Food is great,Hospitality and comfort is their goal, And the view is peaceful. Highly recommended and for sure i will have...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Short & sweet much appreciated review! Thanks a lot... We look forward welcoming you in one of the Melia Hotels around the world. Meanwhile, do not hesitate following us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Cordially, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar

Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice not too big - not to small hotel, that gives you a comfortable feeling, then you should get here! The people, who are working here have always a smile on their faces and try to make you feel like home. If you want to go to the beach it's called here "gabi beach"...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Nils, thanks a lot for your reviews. We look forward seeing in one of the many Melia Hotels. Meanwhile, please follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar. Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar

Reviewed September 16, 2015

I recently visited this property with my friends and family. The experience was amazing. Melia would be the best property that I have visited in my life. The rooms and the variety of foods served with drinks were really excellent. I wish to visit Melia every year on my vacations. I am really thankful to Melia for serving a good...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Suraj, we will be delighted welcoming every years for your holidays as you suggest in the review! We look forward welcoming you back soon or within one of the many Melia Hotels around the world. Meanwhile do no hesitate following us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar. Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar

Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

The Melia Hotel is situated on the north- eastern side of Zanzibar. The beach is sandy and the water are crystal clear. The hotel has different types of rooms from villas to rooms new style, equipped with all the goodies. The facilities are well taken care of. The surrounding, gardens, pool etc. are all very clean. Meals with variety of...

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Nicolas K, General Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ilan, your comments are much appreciated! We will be pleased welcoming you back or within one of the many Melia Hotels around the world. Meanwhile do no hesitate following us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar. Best regards, Nicolas Nicolas König General Manager - Meliá Zanzibar

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • 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: $237 - $496 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Ocean front pavilions are perfect.. next time I would ask for room with swing in the balcony overlooking the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles AmiTara, 2 days ago | Read review
“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, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
“Get a room close to the reception as you can walk long!”
 of 5 bubbles adamhayek, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Book closer to the main hotel to avoid long walks to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles , Feb 6, 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 883hemann, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
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