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The Palms

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Shropshire
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We can’t quite believe that we left The Palms over a week ago and we are missing it so much already! What a very special place it is, made all the more wonderful by the attention and kindness of all of the staff. it is the people, who work at The Palms, who give it heart and we really appreciated...

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

Thank you for this review and i will personally pass your regards to all the named staff members. It was our pleasure to welcome you to Zanzibar and we are all looking forward to your nest trip. We say "asante sana" and wish you a very good year ahead. Siriak

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We stayed at The Palms for two weeks in January 2017. Why come to The Palms? Well if you are after good food, excellent service, brilliant weather, complete relaxation, and a friendly atmosphere - and the excitement of Africa, this is the place for you. We had a brilliant time and was completely impressed with the manager - Zyriack -...

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

We were very happy to welcome you to The Palms in January and i am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please visit us again soon and until then we wish you all the best. Best wishes, Siriak

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed February 24, 2017

The Palms Zanzibar is without a doubt one of the most special places on Earth. We sadly only spent one night there but the villa, the food and the service - oh the service! - all break the mold. Well done guys, you are a sparkling example of what hospitality should be. Plus of course, the location is something out...

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Your review has made our day! Thank you very much and please visit us again for a few more days. Our best wishes, Siriak

Reviewed February 19, 2017

We spent a week at The Palms in beginning of February this year. We love food and appreciate high quality service. Hence, we arrived and had very high expectations of The Palms... We were not disappointed!! We had an amazing holiday! The resort was beautiful, the staff was unbelievably attentive, the food was like eating at a 5 star Michelen...

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

Dear Anders & Anna, Such a warm review from well-seasoned travelers means the world to us. Thank you very much and we are all looking forward to your next visit. On behalf of Chef William and the whole team; we wish you all the best. My regards, Siriak

Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Siriak, the Manager, resolved our lost luggage and delivered superb service throughout. Esther, his Receptionist, was similarly delightful. Chef William, from Kenya, but having had 2 years training in Italy, baked the best pastries ever eaten, and every day, and every meal was cooked and presented to perfection - his demonstration on cooking a local lobster was a joy, served...

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

Yes indeed; we are all looking forward to the commissioning of our new airport! My sincere thanks for this wonderful review and i have passed your regards to the whole Palms team. We hope that you will come back soon. Siriak

Tyreso, Sweden
Reviewed February 6, 2017

This in the best hotel we ever stayed at. It is probably as close to a perfect place as possible. The hotel is situated in a beatiful garden around a nice pool. The garden is full of palmtrees, bouganvillas and other exotic plants. Around the garden are six big bungalows placed all with a fantastic veiw over the beach and...

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

The staff and I read this review this morning and we are all very grateful that you had a pleasant stay with us and that you appreciate our service. Our heartfelt thanks and we all hope that we will see you again in the near future. Siriak

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed February 4, 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Palms for 7 nights after a week of safari excursions on the mainland. The resort is run by the ever magnificent Siriak, who will attend to all of your requests, no matter how big or small. The food is delicious and it feels like you're constantly eating (this is a compliment not a...

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

Dear Dan, Thank you very much; it was our pleasure to welcome you to your new home on the Swahili Coast! We look forward to your next visit and until then we wish you all the best. "Asante!" Siriak

Northumberland, UK
Reviewed January 21, 2017

With only six villas to look after, the staff here offer the ultimate in service & attention. A spectacularly good place to recover after a week of gorilla & monkey tracking in high altitude bits of Rwanda. Arrived totally tired, also not helped by the transfer from hell through Nairobi airport, & so just needed a complete chill-out which we...

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

"A perfect week in paradise" ... we couldn't ask for more and we are delighted that you had a relaxing stay with us. Thank you for this very motivating review and we all hope that we will see you with us again. Best regards from Zanzibar! Siriak

Reviewed January 21, 2017

Cannot say enough positive things about this gem. The service is out of this world with such kind staff under the direction of Siriak. The atmosphere is so welcoming and relaxing, we lost track of days and time after our first night. Congratulations to the Chef who helped us gain a few pounds with the delicious food served. Literally nothing...

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

Dear Max, It was a pleasure to meet you both and thank you for allowing us to be your hosts. I am delighted that you felt at home with us; and we will definitely keep the Dawas on ice for your next visit. Yes indeed reef shoes are recommended for the reef walk and they are available at no extra...

Reviewed January 16, 2017

I stayed here with my partner for two nights and the intimate feel of the place is just wonderful! Our villa was large, spacious and well-appointed and I like that they had local amenities in the room. The décor was traditional and colonial and I like this as when I travel, it is important to me for the place I...

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

Dear Kevin, I am reading this with some of the team and we are all very pleased that you had a pleasant experience with us at The Palms. Thank you very much and please please keep us in mind for you future vacation travels. Our very best wishes, Siriak.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $750 - $1,117 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#4 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
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