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Cristal Resort

P.O. Box 3917, Paje, Tanzania
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Pool & Beach (43)
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    Breakfast included
    Free Internet
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    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...More

    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...More

    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...More

    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...More

    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...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Traveler (255)
    Room & Suite (59)
    Pool & Beach (43)
    Dining (13)
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    Nearby Attractions
    Paje Beach
    571 reviews
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    "Wifi only available in the main restaurant, pool, lobby and bar. Not in the rooms."
    rousserolle, 1 month agoRead review
    "Eco bugalows have more charm but no A/C and other rooms do have AC. Depends what you want."
    SSBLisboa, 1 month agoRead review
    "Book a bungalow, not a room. No luxury in the bungalow either, but it is more private, and it is closer to..."
    eudnes, 3 months agoRead review
    "The rooms near Teddy's Place can be noisy when the start the disco. Definitely eco over deluxe."
    sgolamco, 8 months agoRead review
    "Get a room with ac. There ae eco friendly rooms with only fans in them."
    carf123, 11 months agoRead review
    "Ask for room 1"
    Zama Z, over a year agoRead 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"
    alon662016, over a year agoRead review
    "Stay away from the "Beach Rooms" See my pictures!"
    EtienneSchultz, over a year agoRead review
    "Room No. 6 was great with it's wooden floors and view of the beach."
    DeejayDj Rachae... K, over a year agoRead review
    "All the eco bungalows have nice view of the ocean. Don't fall for it, though. The resort is really bad."
    GryBramsen, over a year agoRead review
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