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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed June 28, 2016

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...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed June 24, 2016

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...

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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

Madrid, Spain
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...

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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

United Kingdom
Reviewed June 7, 2016

The Palms, part of Zanzibar Collection Hotels, is a little hidden gem ideal for does looking for privacy, relaxing in a quiet, peaceful and unpretentious atmosphere. The service is first class and all the attention to details make you feel extra special... Highlight of our stay besides the comfortable spacious villas was the food absolutely delicious! At Palms everything is...

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

Dear Andrea, Thank you very much for visiting us at The Palms; we are all very pleased that you had a relaxing stay. We all hope to see you back in Zanzibar again soon. Best wishes Siriak | Manager

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Our stay was organized through GoWay vacations. We opted for a beach vacation to recover from 12 days on Safari. It was excellent! First, go ahead and visit in the rainy season. We stayed in the third week of May, and over 5 days it only rained twice, each time only for a short period. Also, for most of our...

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

Dear Janice, Greetings from your beach home in Zanzibar and thank you very much. I am sorry to hear about the beach boys; they are usually not present on our beautiful stretch of beach however I am glad that they were not a bother to you. I have passed your compliments to Chef William and his team and we all...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The reviews about Palms truly encompass how beautiful this property is. Palms was the last stop of our honeymoon in Zanzibar. Palms gives you such a beautifully luxurious and relaxing experience. Right from the moment we walked in till we left, there was not a single thing I can think of that was not to the highest hospitality standards. Siriak,...

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

Dear Chaitali, On behalf of Chef William, Robert and the entire team at Palms; thank you very much for this review and for choosing to stay with us. It was our pleasure to be your home on the Swahili Coast and we hope to see you back in Zanzibar soon. Thank you very much. Siriak | Manager

Diani Beach, Kenya
Reviewed April 10, 2016

A beautiful, calm oasis with only 6 wonderful luxurious private, spacious villas and private beach cabana. Beyond peaceful and privat. Upon arrival and extremely warm welcome I felt immediately at home. Siriak is simply perfect host, in very unobtrusive way, and his team they all are wonderful, friendly, attentive, genuinely caring to the smallest detail in to your satisfaction The...

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

Dear Petka, We are delighted to read your comments above. The whole team thanks you and we hope to see you back at the Palms one day soon. Siriak | Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Had a most wonderful time again at Palms. This is my favourite place to relax and be pampered a little ... which is why I keep coming back ! The food is delicious - I almost come just for William's great lunches ! And this time his dinners were just as good - no need to go & try anywhere...

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

Dear Rebecca, Please do keep coming back because we love welcoming you back! Thank you very much for everything and we all look forward to seeing you again soon. Siriak | Manager

Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

The best place we ever been to. The service and personal are the best! So extremly kind and nice, the food is the best you can get. We have never been eaten better. The surrounding is so nice. The villas is perfect and so clean. There is nothing to complain about, everything is perfect. We can recomend this place to...

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

Dear Jessica, your words have made our day and our week! Thank you very much from all of us and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Palms. Asante sana! Siriak | Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed April 1, 2016

We live in the region and traveled to The Palms for Easter weekend - it was better than anything we could have expected. As a couple wanting a weekend away, this is was perfect. We really appreciated the attention to detail, and the tastefulness of the entire property. There was nothing you were left wanting for at any moment. But...

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

Thank you very much for this wonderful review; we are all so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please visit us again soon (...and do stay longer next time.) Best wishes from us all. Siriak | Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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: $717 - $1,059 (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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“All six villas are identical with their own cabana on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles travellinggolfer3, Feb 6, 2017 | Read review
“All houses with seaview house no 1 closest to beach 20 meter”
 of 5 bubbles Ulfber, Feb 6, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great - choose "Cinnamon" for ultimate privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles DanG337, Feb 4, 2017 | Read review
“The last villa before you reach the door through to the sister Breezes' resort - has a good view of the sea & the reef unlike the rest”
 of 5 bubbles Frazers, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“Only six cabins, so not much to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles Joe77062, Dec 29, 2016 | Read review
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