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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent 4 nights of our honeymoon at the Palms and it was wonderful. Very private bungalows and only room for 6 couples at once (and it wasn't full when we stayed) you feel like you have the place to yourself. Accommodation is luxurious, spacious and comfortable but fits into the beachy surroundings perfectly. Views from our... More 

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

"Relaxed and Spoilt!" ...as a hotelier family; these three words mean the world to us! Thank you very much for choosing The Palms; the pleasure was indeed ours! Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

Hatfield Peverel, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2015

My husband and I spent the second part of our honeymoon at The Palms. After 4 days on safari we arrived and put simply our reaction was WOW! The perfect location with blue seas and white sands, the private villas are beautifully kept and nothing is too much trouble for the team... from refreshments and ice cold flannels arriving at... More 

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

Dear Shelley, It is with great pleasure that we receive your review and we simply say "Thank you very much" We are all delighted that your special honeymoon with us was memorable and we certainly look forward to seeing you again in the future. Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

Alkmaar, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed November 15, 2015

One word: wonderfull!! Everything: the location, the private villa's, the people, the service, the delicious food of chef William. But a special word for the waiters Robert, Vuai, Kibalabala and Maulidi. They were quite, very prevented, helpful, attentive and always in a very good mood. They made our days very special. We have had unforgettable days.

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Thank Ans M
GM-TZC, Owner at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Ans, Thank you very much for your comments. I always say that our staff are our best asset and after reading your review (and seeing that you remembered their names) they are all smiles! Asante sana! Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stayed at the Palms for seven nights at the end of an amazing and exhausting trip from Kilimanjaro and up through Tanzania's fabulous parks on safari. To arrive to the wonderful beachside location of the Palms, a welcome drink, and Siriak's very personal, approachable and gentle style was simply amazing - brought a smile to both of our faces... More 

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

This brings a smile to all of us. Thank you very much for choosing The Palms; it really was our pleasure to welcome you to Zanzibar after your safari. Siriak and his team were very pleased to see your comments and we do hope to see you again in the future. Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2015

One word comes to mind to describe The Palms: Paradise. My husband and I spent the final leg of our honeymoon here and we absolutely loved every minute. From the very beginning we were made to feel special and looked after, with a bottle of champagne and dinner waiting for us upon our arrival (despite it being very late). Siri... More 

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

Excellent!! I am very happy that your husband enjoyed our cuisine and Chef William will be delighted to read this. Siriak and his team really are Zanzibar's best kept secret and I am sure they will be all smiles to see your review. Thank you very much for visiting us and we hope you will return in the future. Best... More 

Northumberland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2015

This was the perfect 7 night stay after a long and active safari. Every need was accommodated for with a perfect and personalised service with a real genuine and warm feel. Th food was out of this world and extremely well catered for my wife's dietries of spice or wine. A great range of actives and open feel being able... More 

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

Dear DagMurray, Our door are always open for you and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back. I am delighted that both you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us at The palms and thank you very much for the kind comments above. Best regards from us all. Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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201 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2015

Stayed in late October in the Hibiscus suite. Love this small personalized lodge, with only 6 chalets, each overlooking the swimming pool and sea/beach. Each chalet has its own shaded chilling area on the edge of the beach, with double bed and 2 sun loungers! The food and service was excellent, our first chance to have some Crab! Thank you... More 

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

Dear Chris, Thank you for visiting us and for your very kind review. It was a privilege welcoming you to our home on the beach and you are always welcome back for a return visit. Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2015

Thank you for making the end of our anniversary trip simply amazing. The service is second to none, the food is perfect and you catered for my dislikes wonderfully, thank you very much. Cocktails by the pool or in the private bandaa for sunbathing and relaxing, watching the ocean, is perfect. I would not hesitate in recommending your wonderful place... More 

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

Dear Angie, Happy anniversary from all of us once again and thank you for the privilege to have been a part of the special occasion. I am delighted to read your review; kindly allow me to take this opportunity to welcome you back to The Palms in the future. Best wishes, Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

Woking, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

Thank you to everyone at The Palms for making our stay truly wonderful. Everything was perfect. We stayed for 7 nights in Cinnamon which was very private and simply beautiful. Luxury amenities and great view of the ocean. The food was stunning and the service could not be faulted so all in all an amazing experience! Kym

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

Dear Kym, I am delighted to read your review above; thank you very much. It was truly our pleasure to welcome you to The Palms and we are all very happy that you had a memorable experience with us. Adriano Fusillo | Owner More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 18, 2015

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at The Palms for making our wedding day and holiday so truly special, we were utterly blown away by the whole experience. From the moment we arrived to the (heartbreaking) day we left we were made to feel so special and like a part of The Palms family. The... More 

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

Dear Scott & Rebecca, Congratulations once again... We truly wish you laughter and happiness for many many many years to come. I'm afraid you are already part of our family and we all look forward to your return to your home on the Swahili Coast. I have passed your comments to the team and their smiles say it all. Thank... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • 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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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: $695 - $1,420 (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 Luxury Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#5 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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“Only 6 villas and all of them perfect”
  • Sunrise
 of 5 bubbles ErikaTim, 1 week ago | Read review
“A couple of the villas have more direct access / are closer to the beach. I.e Cinnamon villa”
 of 5 bubbles AHJoubert, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All bungalows are super, spacious, clean, luxurious and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles alberts617, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“No need to choose - all Villas are similar and in good positions”
 of 5 bubbles IanW322, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are great, but the Cinnamon unit is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles 430christyd, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
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