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Coral Rock Zanzibar

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were warmly welcomed, firstly was met by a taxi at the airport that was arranged for us by the hotel. :) Then as we arrived at the hotel we were welcomed and assisted immediately - service was amazing. Our room was beautiful, massive bed overlooking the beach and the village children playing soccer on the beach - gives you...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been spending few nights at Coral Rock and I have to tell you...that's paradise! The hotel is located on the South-East of ZNZ, in the village of jambiani, one of the best areas both to enjoy the beach life, the kitesurfing and the night life. The spot it's on top of a Rock direclty at sea with a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the fact that "free breakfast" is listed as a feature on tripadvisor and their website menu says that all guests are provided free breakfast, breakfast is not included with many options. We talked with management, and they gave us free breakfast for one of our two mornings, but I still feel other travelers should be warned. The hotel is...

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy, We have specials and offers on certain sites which are room only-based, which makes it cheaper than bed & breakfast options. It is up to the person making the booking to check the terms and conditions, and to see what is included in the confirmed price. This information is always clearly available during the time of the booking...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived around 7PM. Was greeted warmly, but the staff did not expect us coming - we were later told that the manager had not updated the online reservations. We waited for a short time while the front desk staff got the room ready. The bed in our room was two twin beds pushed together-slightly uncomfortable. We did not receive towels...

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, Thank you for your review! There is wifi in all rooms and throughout the property. We have multiple access points and guests should connect to the strongest when moving through the property and log in again to these access points accordingly as it's not automatic for most devices. Guests can speak to management if they are unable to...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is rustic with rooms that are not perfect , but addequate . Clean and perfect position , with the sea and beach almost under our room ! Enjoyed our stay . 4 days was not enough . We were starting to relax when we had to leave ??

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Team Coral Rock

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was not my first trip to Zanzibar, but my stay at Coral Rock was definitely the most memorable. The hotel is perfectly nestled atop a bed of coral rock, which offers the most spectacular views of the clear blue waters, white sands and amazing sunsets. The menu is well thought out and the food was very good. Staff were...

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Jay, Thank you for choosing Coral Rock and for your beautiful review! We wish you welcome back to enjoy Zanzibar, Jambiani and Coral Rock Hotel. Best regards, Team Coral Rock

New York City, New York
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This hotel is a 2.5 star hotel based on TripAdvisor so we didn't expect it to be so comfortable and the views to be so incredible. The views from the hotel alone and the infinity pool make this a 5 star experience. Now mind you the accomodations are not 5 stars but nor are they 2.5 stars. There were ants...

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Team Coral Rock

Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We have spent 2 nights at coral rock. Finding the hotel was not easy as the drivers from stone town do not always know it. Rooms are good. View is great. The hotel itself is quite remote. So if you want to do anything you should have a private driver or you spend your evening in the hotel. Every Saturday...

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! There are many ways of getting around the island, and we are happy to assist our guests in arranging trips to explore the beauty of Zanzibar. Best regards, Team Coral Rock

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The food and service in the restaurant were great. We spent a few days in Zanzibar after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. It was very relaxing. I never felt like i lacked anything I needed. The staff was attentive and friendly. Thank you all for a delightful stay.

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! After climbing Kilimanjaro you definitely deserve a relaxing get-away in Zanzibar. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Team Coral Rock

Reviewed March 31, 2017

Waking up to see the beautiful view of the turquoise colored beach was exactly what i was looking for. Jambiani beach i think is one of the nicest beaches in Zanzibar. The hotel is great- nice ambiance, friendly staff, nice pool overlooking the white beach, the room was nice and comfortable, the restaurant a great place to have a bite...

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JambianiNeil, Manager at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Esteban, Thank you for choosing Coral Rock and for your beautiful review! We hope that your flight back home was great, and we really hope to see you back on the island soon again! Karibu tena! Best regards, Team Coral Rock

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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 that encourages local and cultural interaction within a functioning Swahili fishing village. Our aim is authenticity & value for money. The unrivaled view and location has been home to international fashion shoots by the likes of Sports Illustrated and FHM, as well as almost half a dozen reality TV shows on account of the striking and unusual natural beauty and panoramic vistas that can be enjoyed from every room and facility at the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Rock Zanzibar

Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $45 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coral Rock Zanzibar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Coral Rock Jambiani
Hotel Coral Rock
Coral Rock Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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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?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All the rooms have sea views . Choose one away from the Pool and Dining area as they have noisey parties on a Saturday evening .”
andycluver, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are ocean facing.”
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“they are all great in their own way”
, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“Near the restaurant has a better vibe. And also further away on one end of the hotel, is more private, but less vibey.”
tarynmcd, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
“Our deluxe room had a private double sun lounger with shade.. stunning.”
kayleighglinn, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
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