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Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The spacious bungalows are nestled in lush garden grounds. The rooms are comfortably furbished and very clean. Reception and staff are very friendly and attentive, the food selection was plenty and very tasty. Special evening events, i.e. live music, African dance groups and local food tastings made the stay even more special. Trips to Stone town, spice gardens and boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This resort is in a beautiful natural setting on the south eastern coast of Zanzibar. It offers a good sized pool and an abundance of lounge beds and places to relax in the shade by the pool or looking out at the ocean. There are lots of activities on offer and you can bike ride or walk on pure white... More 

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Munich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to relax and get away from the daily grind then this is the place for you. The staff was very customer friendly, the rooms were clean and large plus well maintained. The pool area was super and taking walks along the beach at low tide was throughly enjoyable and relaxing. Taxi service from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great hotel, beautiful grounds, the picture here does not do it justice, much better "in the flesh". Loved the big pool sheltered from the wind with sea view and the great dining hall. Very good food and friendly staff. Best bit for me is this beautiful pier, which takes different aspect with the changing tide. Perfect place to rest, peaceful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The service is incredibly thoughtful and they are always smiling and making sure they are doing whatever they can to make your vacation better. The location of the hotel is also great if you look for a calm place. It is, however, close to Paje, in which we found great places to spend time during the day. The trips organized... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

After safari in Tanzania we really enjoyed staying at this beautiful place with very nice staff. The accomodation an pool are great with a very nice jetty bar. For children the lunch and dinner menu's have not that many choices and the portioneren are too much.

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Sandro N, General Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Peter S. Thanks a lot for review us here on Tripadvisor. Much aprecciated. Nice that you book on of the packages Tanzania Safari & Beach Stay at Spice Island Hotel & Resort. Many thanks for rating our Bungalows settled in a botanical garden, our 32 Meter long and 4 meter deep Pool as well the 100 Meter long Jetty... More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I loved it. the view is just awesome. the swimming pool really great (as in big as well). The food is great - everyday fresh fish. Service is lovely. As security guards they have Massai who are charming and you don't feel like you would need security but it is good that you can trust someone with the things at... More 

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Sandro N, Geschäftsführer at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Franziska M, a huge thank you very much for write such a nice review about our Hotel. We are very glad that you falling in love with us and our Jetti. You right the view is stunning on our 120 meter long jetti in the middle of the indian ocean. It is a nice compliment that you enjoy our... More 

Aalborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We had 4 wonderful days at this hotel. It is beautifully placed at the beach and in an eco enviroment. Very quite and relaxed. The staff and the leaders are all very welcoming and helpful. Several times a day they asked us if we are feeling well. And they did it with real interest and smiling all the time. The... More 

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Sandro N, Geschäftsführer at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ladies & Gentlemen, Thanks a lot for your review here on Tripadvisor. Much appreciated. We love to hear that you enjoy your stay with us. Specially the 100 meter long pier into the indian ocean and our 32 meter long and 4 meter deep pool settled in our botanical garden right on the beach. During your stay we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This resort offers just about everything anyone could want in terms of a relaxing beach holiday. The service is excellent, the food is incredible and the facilities are clean and tidy and just plain awesome. As a guest you are made to feel very welcome and at home, and any request is met with enthusiasm. It is the most 5... More 

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Sandro N, Geschäftsführer at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Lauren, Thank you soo much for your lovely words. We really appreciate that you enjoy our fresh island kitchen and all hotel facilities. Your compliment that we are the best 5 star - 4 star Resort where you ever stay make us flattered. :-) Thank you. And all the best for you. Karibu tena! Sandro Köppert General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We came from another nearby hotel as it did not have aircon or a fan and I was finding the night time heat unbearable. Everything about Spice Island was great - especially the big big pool and the jetty that you can jump off into the clear sea - at most other hotels you have to wade through seaweed and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Life`s the beach, enjoy the people, feel the culture ofZanzibar!Enjoy the sophisticated island cuisine, fresh seafood and fish as a combination of Indian, Arab, Indian and African dishes; here finds itsperfection. What could be more romantic than a dinner under the starry sky of Zanzibar with accompanied by the full moon of the Equator or aperfect breakfast on the beach with the rising morning sun of the Indian Ocean?Our oriental lounge gives you a breathtaking view over the Indian Ocean. Seated on cushions, you can read here, listen to the music or just simply relax and let your soul flow. Over the sea pier youare reaching our Jetty bar and the water sports center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar

Address: Paje-Jambiani Road | P.O. Box 2484 Jambiani, Jambiani 2484, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $143 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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