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Paje, Tanzania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cristal is simply an excepcional place with a wide, long, white-sand beach filled up with friendly locals and kitesurfers. Bungalows are quiet, cosy, yet elegant with a stuning view to the ocean. Food and cousine is good enough, despite seafood which is superb. But the best thing in the hotel is their staff - friendly and helpful. I will remember... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like the last reviewer, I was a bit hesitant after seeing some bad reviews. But some people in the know convinced me that these were due to a now-resolved management/fraud issue. We stayed in an eco-bungalow and our kids had a deluxe room for the air-conditioning. At least in July/August, the eco-bungalow is way better. The deluxe rooms are "Western"... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Crustal Resort... What can I say... I always like to be objective, fair and honest in my reviews so here goes. From before we booked we were quite hesitant as there were some really bad reviews, but I can tell you I was happily pleased that my worries were misplaced when I arrived and saw the room we had. We... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The resort was amazing. It is located in Paje which is very quiet. The rooms had ac and mosquito nets. When you walked out of the rooms it went straight onto the beach. It was very quiet and peaceful there. There was also free wifi within the resort. The only thing that let the resort down was the restaurant. There... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We stayed at Cristal resort for 7 nights. We had the beach room and it looked out directly into the sea. The room was spacious and clean. The housekeeping came daily to change the linen and towels as well as clean the room. The staff are friendly and helpful, we were always assisted with a smile. The meals were filling... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

We've spent 8 days in this little piece of paradise and this was one of the most beautiful experience we've ever had. The hotel located by the stunning Paje beach is very cosy and the lovely,friendly staff will make sure that you will never forget this trip to Zanzibar. It's as well a very good value for money. Don't hesitate... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Had booked this hotel and was due to go after staying in Stowntown. Whilst in Stowntown i became very sick, and was then concerned about another report i read about lack of cleanthiness at Cristal. I called and spoke to the manager who assured me this was not a problem, and insisted i go and look. So after paying for... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for four nights in Feb 2016 and I have mixed feelings. Pros: gorgeous beach, private huts, relaxed atmosphere, welcoming reception, tasty food, relatively clean, food and accommodation reasonably priced. Cons: huts poorly built (no u-bends on sewerage, our hut was sinking on one corner, many holes to let in bugs) and exceptionally poor service at the restaurant (an... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

We stayed here for two nights in January and really enjoyed our stay. Our rooms were cozy, the pool was great and the location to the beach was superb. Breakfast was nice as well, but the location was handy to visit other nearby restaurants. Definitely one of the better, if not the best, accommodation on Paje beach.

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

The Resort have the Best location in whole Zanzibar, Beautiful People new management is so welcoming. All the staff are so helpful. The food is Amazing. Overall the whole experience is great. Also great place for kite Surfing. If you in Zanzibar must visit this place. All the Rooms have Sea View.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Cristal Resort

Address: P.O. Box 3917, Paje, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $90 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cristal Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Cristal Resort Ltd Hotel Zanzibar
Cristal Hotel Zanzibar
Cristal Hotel Ltd
Cristal Resort Zanzibar Island/Paje
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