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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My review will be quite biased since this is our third visit to the Palms and quite frankly the more times you go, the better it gets. This is largely due to the fact that there is a very low turnover of staff, which meant that it was almost like returning to family, even to the fact that our favourite... More 

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Thank Mazagrewp
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Since I am speechless I think I will stop here. What a lovely review and thank you very much! We are all looking forward to your return and you may rest assured that the G&T is chilled and waiting. From Chef William and the whole team; are greateful and and we wish you a supr year ahead. Siriak | Manager More 

Milan, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Magic place,very exclusive,quite,full of color and warm welcome. Beautiful beach,incredible food,almost one star Michelin... And very special people working there,gentle,always smiling,very professional,and very well looking. The rooms are like small villa,you can really live there,when you open the door window in the morning,you have in front of you a painting of nature.What can i say more...:-)

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Thank Ignazio981
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Ignazio, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We were delighted o meet you and we are very pleased that you had a memorable vacation. From us all; thank you! Siriak, Manager More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is now becoming one of my favourite places in the world ! A wonderful place to relax, eat William's glorious food, matched with good wines and indulge yourself. The staff will all spoil you. They are amazing at recognizing very quickly your favourites, what you do or do not like, and adapting to this.

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Thank Rebecca_travelsaway
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, We were delighted to see you and thank you very much for this very kind review. Please go come back soon; we will keep some bubbly on ice for you. Asante sana. Siriak | Manager More 

Santiago, Chile
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are very large, beach is great, you can enjoy all three "Breezes" properties - but the food was by far the most amazing aspect of our 7 days at the Palms! Every meal was prepared on the spot with fresh caught lobster, Swahili local dishes, and delicious Indian.....

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Thank thouse88
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

I have just shared your comments with Chef William and he is delighted that he was able to provide you with some memorable moments in Zanaibar. On behalf of the whole team; thank you very much! Siriak | Manager More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The accommodation here was extremely comfortable and beautifully decorated, with unexpected extras like a small square pool, private cabana, stocked mini fridge and the villa was an amazing size!! Food by chef William was beautiful! The waiters were fantastically attentive and friendly, housekeeping staff and management were great. Spa treatments fantastic. Beautiful location metres away from the ocean. It almost... More 

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Thank Katy T
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Katy, We were delighted to welcome you for your "apes-safari" relaxation. Thank you very much for choosing us and on behalf of the whole team; we wish all of the best! Siriak | Manager More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following a great Selous Safari and pleasant stay next door at sister hotel the Breezes, this place really topped off our time in Tanzania! Palms staff were terrific. The personal service, great location and tranquility made this place feel like the ultimate luxury. The food, prepared by executive chef William and his team, was superb and varied, making great use... More 

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Thank Dan M
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Dan, Chef William is still smiling at your very kind comments about his cuisine. Thank you very much for everything; we are all delighted that you took home some good memories of your honeymoon with us. Please do come back soon! Siriak | Manager More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After searching all over the place for the perfect place to have our wedding, we spotted The Palms on the internet. We couldn't have done better! The whole experience is absolutely amazing as Siriak and his colleagues are doing everything to make you feel comfortable at all moments of your stay. From the moment you settle in your private villa,... More 

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Thank Peter B
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Peter and Telma, What can we say but and very sincere Thank You! It was our pleasure to host you at The Palms and we are all hoping that you will visit us again in the near future. Our very best wishes to both of you, Siriak | Manager More 

Panama City, Panama
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After being booked at their sister resort next door, Breezes, and being incredible disappointed, we paid for the upgraded and moved over to the Palms, where we immediately felt like we had entered through the gates of heaven. The place is picture perfect. 6 (or 7?) villas fanned out around a beautiful pool and bar area, each with its own... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the perfect ending to our Honeymoon in East Africa. After a few weeks on safari, Siriak and the entire staff was absolutely amazing in helping us relax and enjoy our time on Zanzibar. Everyone was so warm and friendly and the food was so delicious! We stayed in the Frangipani Villa which was so spacious and beautiful! We... More 

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Thank StelliBlanche
GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear StelliBlanche, It was a pleasure to meet both of you and we are all very pleased that you will take home very good memories of your honeymoon. Please come and see us again and until then we wish you very warm regards from everyone at The Palms. Siriak | Manager More 

Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

When you match an idyllic setting on the Indian Ocean coast, with a luxurious 6-villa resort serviced by the most professional and warm staff, that results in a perfect location for a honeymoon, or the perfect romantic holiday spot. The Hibiscus villa was our home for 6 days that felt much more than that. Pampered and spoiled from the moment... More 

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

wonderful! I have passed your review to the whole team and we are all very pleased that you have good memories of The Palms. We all hope that you will visit us soon and we wish you well until then. Siriak | Manager More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the peaceful south eastern coast of the island, lying on an untouched award-winning beach, "The Palms" is the ultimate getaway retreat providing a stunning recluse for the discerning traveler. It is a sanctuary for those in search of tranquility ... a place to stimulate the senses and to experience the very best of the magical island of Zanzibar. The six private villas are beautifully designed creating an atmosphere of relaxed, understated elegance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palms

Address: Bwejuu Beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Price Range: $818 - $1,236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Palms 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
The Palms Hotel Bwejuu
Palms Hotel Bwejuu
Palms Resort All Inclusive Bwejuu
The Palms Zanzibar Island/Bwejuu
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#3 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Bwejuu
#5 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
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