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Melia Zanzibar

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Chile
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302 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic resort with all you need for a relaxing holidays. It is a big property, but you feel you are in a boutique hotel because the staff is so friendly and warm, trying you have a wonderful holidays experience. You can experience how they are warm, from the reception to the beach, restaurants and how the different managers approach you... More 

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

Dear Roberto, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful and complete review of Melia! We are thrilled that you had such a good experience with us in Melia Zanzibar and it is always great to hear that our guests have fully embraced the facilities and services which we offer, which it certainly sounds like you... More 

Odense, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Fantastic place and fantastic service. Even when we had som problems with the aircon, their service made it to be positive. The management with Alejandro & co. makes it a special place. We would love to come back. PS: Beware of the sun - it is strong :-)

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

Dear Carsten, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! I am delighted we succeeded in making your experience with us an unforgettable one, and I would like to thank you personally for your comments about our service and our whole team including the management and myself. We are all looking forward... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

My husband and I just returned a few weeks ago from our DREAM wedding at Melia! Everything was so fantastic-- it's hard to tell where to start! When we decided to get married in Zanzibar I flew there from NYC just to choose the venue. When researching online, all the venues look great but I can tell you from experience,... More 

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

Dear Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful and complete review of your wedding in Melia Zanzibar. We are thrilled to know that you had "The perfect Wedding" with us, and that everything was fantastic from the very beginning until the last second. It was a pleasure for our whole team to meet you... More 

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141 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I stayed last month in Melia and being a frequent flyer I was impressed with the resort. It is a piece of heaven and match all types of travelers. The food was well presented and tasty. The selection of drinks were interesting and the rooms ....well check out the pictures :-) i fall in love with the outdoor shower. The... More 

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

First of all, thank you very much for sharing such a detailed and positive review! We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you were impressed by our hospitality, enjoying a wonderful stay in our Resort and a culinary journey within all the Hotel’s outlets, including our special Wine Tasting. I am thrilled to read your kind... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is really amazing! They think about every detail! There are flowers decorating the reception, bars, restaurants and even restrooms. We had dinner at two of the restaurants: the Spice Market and Jetty Lounge. Both are very good! The Spice Market has a different theme each day (Arabic, Japanese, Sea Food, Swahili, Indian, etc) and the Jetty Lounge has... More 

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

Dear Daniel, Thank you very much for sharing on Tripadvisor your experience at Melia Zanzibar. I am absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed our rooms and passion for details and delighted yourself with our varied dinner options within the outlet of the Hotel. We are really proud to receive such a good feedback for our staff as we consider... More 

St. Thomas
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We had such a good time at Melia Zanzibar. It was the perfect mix of "family friendly" and chic. Our room was very big. We had beds for both our daughters in the living room space, and another room for us parents. We had a very large living room with flat screen tv, dining table, 2 walk-through closets, 2 showers,... More 

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

Dear Genevieve, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are delighted to read that you really enjoyed staying in one of our family rooms with your family and we are also thrilled to know that your daugthers really enjoyed their time in our kids club. Thank... More 

Stone Town, Tanzania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

It was wonderfully relaxing time! Melia is a resort that really gets it right. Such friendly and attentive staff, outstanding food (great to to have a few restaurant choices on where to take meals to avoid monotony), and extremely comfortable & spacious rooms. The stretch of beach is beautiful, as are the very well maintained grounds, and Gabi beach next... More 

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

Dear Meg, First of all, thank you for sharing your fabulous experience with us in TripAdvisor. We are always thrilled to hear how much our guests enjoyed their time with us and also, all of our facilities, including our Gabi beach and our friendly staff. We really hope to welcome you back soon in Melia Zanzibar. Meanwhile do not forget... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We arrived at melia after some exciting days in a safari in Tanzania and a 2 days visit in Stone town. The hotel is locaded on a beautiful coast and has a stunning view of the green and turquoise waters of the sea. Rooms and villas are surrended by beautiful trees and flowers and you have all the space you... More 

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

Dear Raffaella, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are delight to read that you and your family had a memorable stay in Melia Zanzibar and that you enjoyed all of our facilities. I am delighted to know that you and your kids enjoyed changing restaurants, our food, and... More 

Calgary, Alberta
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in this all inclusive luxury resort in mid February. The rooms were very beautiful and comfortable complete with an outdoor shower. Food and service was great. The swimming pool was a welcome refuge from the hot humidity. Tapas at the Jetty are a must as well as a trip to Gabi Beach. Wonderful relaxing end to... More 

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

Dear Nance, Thank you for such a lovely review about our resort. It is great to read that your stay with us was a perfect one and that the hotel facilities, services, our rooms, the pool, as well as the Jetty Tapas and Gabi beach exceed your expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Alejandro... More 

Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

This was one of the best places we've stayed, and we are well traveled. The facilities, rooms, grounds, location and food were top shelf. Staff was friendly and helpful. The beach was gorgeous, pools ample size for laps, poolside and beach chairs in good supply, and atmosphere sublime. The accommodations were roomy, clean, with huge luxurious bathrooms. We loved being... More 

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

Dear Margo, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! We are trhilled to know that you consider our hotel one of the best places you have stayed after being well traveled. We are glad to know that you loved our beach, pool and all our facilities. We are looking forward to... 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
Internet
  • 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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