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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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Adelaide, Australia
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...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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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1Thank CassidyPautz
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed January 14, 2016

The Beauty of Cristal is by the way this resort kept as much as possible the natural beach and didn't touch it with extra side walks, gardens end all the additional luxury resort style when you reach the reception area immediately a "WOW" exertion is on your face so beautiful. Beside the natural beauty, the staff starting with the Massai'...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We booked a "beach room" and from the pictures on booking.com it looked really nice. When we arrived at the resort and entered our room, we were shocked!!! See the pictures attached.... Dirty bedding, thick layers of dust on the window frames, the whole bathroom looked liked it's in a prison (we didn't dare to shower without sandals on), towels...

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3Thank EtienneSchultz
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed December 28, 2015

I went to Zanzibar from 1 to 5 Dec 2015, and book this resort on a recommendation of a friend and found out she was right about the excellent experience. Staff is really polite and helpful. Housekeeping is excellent. Restaurant and bar and good. all the rooms have sea view. Private beach is clean with beach umbrellas and chairs. AWESOME

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1Thank KhurramRaja
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Only there a few nights but staff were very friendly, rooms tidy and comfortable and food and drinks great! Great location on the beach and easy to get transfers anywhere you need to go. Would recommend! Pool was also great, best location in Paje!

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We visited this place in the Summer of 2015 and it is a great family resort with friendly staff and comfortable accomodation in the their bandas located a few minutes walk to the waterfront of the Indian Ocean. Really quiet and serene atmosphere but with quite alot to do with swimming and kite-boarding facilities. My child of 6years loved it....

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Please note that there is currently a law suit in place over this property accusing the current man who is acting as propreitor of being there illegally. I was there during what I was told was a change in management, but which I'm now hearing is actually trespass. The resort waS gorgeous when I arrived and went down hill over...

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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
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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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Book a bungalow, not a room. No luxury in the bungalow either, but it is more private, and it is closer to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles eudnes, yesterday | Read review
“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”
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 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
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