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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Directly next to Kite Centre. Got good winds in October - especially for beginners. Nice view and places to stay at the beach. Great safety with friendly Masai's guarding the place 24/7. Beach bungalows are clean and nice with view on the beach and aurcon. Bathrooms rather very basic. Villa rooms are really nice with great bathrooms, etc. Breakfast is...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

If you wish to behold the beauty of the Zanzibar East coast, there is only one place to be and it is Cristal Resort. Excellent views of the sea as well as comfortable villas made our trip the most memorable one. We got to see kite surfers too!!

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Paris, France
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Lovely rooms, nice pool, very clean, good food and nice staff = a great experience. Just two small drawbacks: the Internet is only available in the restaurant area and the breakfast is not very good. But apart from that this is a great value for money deal!

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Paje, Tanzania
Reviewed August 23, 2016 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...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed July 29, 2016

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"...

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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...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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...

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Manama, Bahrain
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...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Cristal Resort

Address: P.O. Box 3917, Paje, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $71 - $119 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“The rooms near Teddy's Place can be noisy when the start the disco. Definitely eco over deluxe.”
 of 5 bubbles sgolamco, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with ac. There ae eco friendly rooms with only fans in them.”
 of 5 bubbles carf123, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 1”
  • View from our room
  • view from the restaurant
 of 5 bubbles zamaz2016, Mar 31, 2016 | Read review
“Few of the A/C rooms has not much sea view, ask for the one with the sea view on the south side of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles alon662016, Jan 14, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the "Beach Rooms" See my pictures!”
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  • Old Shampoo and soap marks on shower wall - Beach Room
  • Dirty bedding - Beach Room
  • Broken & Rusted Bin - Beach Room
  • Dust on all window frames
  • Dirty Mosquito Net - Beach Room
  • Toilet  - Beach Room
 of 5 bubbles EtienneSchultz, Jan 3, 2016 | Read review
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