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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My second time at Jambiani. Beaches for miles, the water has a special softness, the sand is incredible and the all night antics at Coral Rock always deliver...rooms are perfect and the small infinity pool perfect for a quiet moment alone.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Coral Rocks Hotel has a few nice points but overall it is a very normal hotel. The rooms are well decorated and clean, it is in front of the beach, the bar has okay food and drink. I had an amazing time in Jambiani, but the hotel played a minor role in that.

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Thank caimindunne
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind feedback. Any contribution on our part that results in an amazing time for our guests, to any degree whatsoever, means a great deal to us. Thank you for choosing to stay at Coral Rock. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I just returned to Dar from Coral Rock this weekend and we had a great experience. We wanted a weekend of rest away from the hustle and bustle of Dar where we work. The hotel exceeded our expectations. We loved the location of the hotel and the staff were so helpful. We are definitely going back.

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Thank Kristen C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel while I was in Jambiani to play at the Zanzibar Beach and Watersports Festival. I had traveled with my wife and 4 year old daughter. We arrived late in the evening but we're welcomed with open arms and by a very friendly Masai called Elias, who checked us in and showed... More 

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Thank D Jay F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you soo much Neil and team. We enjoyed our stay with you a lot, and will definitely be attending the next festival! Great looking rooms right on the beach with amazingly friendly staff. Well done

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Thank anchen_pieter
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback, it was a pleasure to host you and to hear you enjoyed this year's festival More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 7 night stay at this hotel recently. Prior to this we had done 5 nights on safari staying in tents listening to animals go about their business in the night. As you can imagine...we were looking forward to a really nice relaxing 7 nights in this nice hotel... However. I'll break it down for you. The view...stunning.... More 

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5 Thank Avid7rav3ller
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this up so it can help potential guests pick the best time to stay at Coral Rock for their needs. You stayed over the period of the Zanzibar Beach & Watersports festival. This takes place only once a year (usually mid September) and is hosted on the South Beach at Coral Rock over several days. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, amazing, fun and friendly staff. Not for the superficial. Real salt of the earth mix of staff. Views to die for and food was great. Rooms were above average for the price you pay. Chilled in the day and a nice vibe at night. Thanks guys I really enjoyed my stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 5 days here. Beautiful location. Rooms are basic but sufficient. The food is distinctly average and over priced. Beware - we were lured to believe breakfast was included when booking and by their menu. Turns out it wasn't, apparently this is a miscommunication posed by booking.com. So after a relatively good week we were left slight deflated upon exit.... More 

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3 Thank Hannah S
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hannah. Thank you for choosing to stay at Coral Rock. On booking.com there is a very distinct 'room only' option that can be selected when choosing your room. There is absolutely no miscommunication on their part in this regard. Rooms that include meal plans are listed when you selected the rooms and are priced accordingly. The distinction is made... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Coral Rock is a beautiful hotel in an awesome location, but many of the hotels in Jambiani can boast the same. One of the reasons we picked Coral Rock over the others is that they advertised having "a fleet of kayaks" and other equipment for use by the guests. On our arrival we discovered that none of that equipment was... More 

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for staying at Coral Rock. We appreciate your feedback and the opportunity to address the issues you raise. Several months ago we removed all mention of Kayak equipment from ours and partner websites. For many years Coral Rock offered a fleet of Kayaks and Windsurfers for guests at no cost. With the increasing popularity of Kite-Surfing... More 

Paris, France
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We really wanted to avoid the highly touristy parts of the island and the chain resorts in order to experience the real Zanzibar: this is the place to do so with all the comfort you need! The hotel is super nice, every room offers a direct view on the ocean and is equipped with AC. There is also an infinity... More 

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Thank Aurélie L
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for choosing Coral Rock. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coral Rock is one of the most popular small to mid-size hotels in Zanzibar. We offer incredible views and an authentic Zanzibari experience encourages local and cultural interaction within a functioning Swahili fishing village. Our aim is authenticity & value for money. We have arguably the biggest menu in Zanzibar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Rock Hotel

Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $78 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Rock Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Coral Rock Jambiani
Hotel Coral Rock
Coral Rock Hotel Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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