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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This is a truly beautiful resort yo stay in! The rooms are kept very clean and the activities coordinator is amazing at organising trips to anywhere you want to go! The beach is beautiful. However whilst I was there a very important and sentimental item of jewelry was taken from my room whilst a maintenance man was fixing the shower... More 

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Slovakia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We stayed in this resort 10 days during last Easter. Very clean with quiet atmosphere. Nice staff - in restaurant, bar and animators were very funny during thematic evenigs. Overall food quality was good, but we missed more variety (too much pasta and tomato sauce :)) Very nice pool, volleyball court, chillout couchs. Beach is not exactly for swimming, becouse... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

The Building is well looked after and the rooms are nice and clean, with air condition, hanging fans and safety lockers. The rooms they all have nice balcony`s. Breakfast has a limited choice and lunch and dinner where similar, with the exception of the african night on saturday`s. In our opinion the resorts on the island they all have a... More 

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sambo G, thank you for being our guest, here in Palumbo Reef we have a private beach which allows for a maximum privacy 'cause sometimes the customer doesn't want to be disturbed by beach boys. We don't want to penalize anybody but we want to provide a service that satisfies everyone, even those who want total relaxation. (We not... More 

Midrand, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Were assisted in accommodation for 5 as original accommodation booking was totally unsatisfactory. Taking a short walk along the beach we found paradise. Friendly and most helpful staff members Alli and Carolina were an absolute life saver during the remainder of our stay. Were even able to provide a Doctor in the resort. THANK YOU once again.

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Thank Katja7110
il P, Public Relations Manager at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Katja, thanks for writing, we are happy that you spent a great holidays at Palumbo Reef and we are pleased to have met a wonderful family like your. Come to visit us anytime, from South Africa now flights have excellent connections. Hope to see you soon and thanks for choosing our Resort. Best wishes from me and Ali! Carolina More 

Baltimore, MD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

So first we were extremely luck to be given a room with view in the sea...I guess it was low season so we had more flexibility to chose. First we had been warned this was an Italian-run hotel, so yes lots of tourists come form Italy and the music is geared to please them. this being said, we were there... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We happened to stay at Palumboreef Resort after our original accommodations were not what we were promised. They were able to accommodate three families (of different sizes and ages) while we gathered for the holiday. Beautiful rooms, wonderful lounge areas, beaches and buffets

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for the wonderful comment regarding our hotel Palumbo Reef. We are delighted that you enjoyed our speed 'in organizing your stay after your bad experience in another hotel. Thanks for being with us, now you know that you can come back as often as promised. With Emirates flight the journey is short and having... More 

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This place gave me and my friends everything we needed for a get away,amazing beach,the best place to relax,most delicious variety of foods,privacy... The staff hospitality and cooperative positive attitude was just everything we needed. My excitement can't be put into words, I can recommend anyone to visit there and leave with total satisfaction. Am definitely going back there again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

There couldn't be a better place to be in Zanzibar, its quaint, peaceful and romantic. The hotel is very well suitable for Italian and English speaking people as well. The staff and the traders around the hotel communicate quite well in both languages as well as Swahili. The Panorama restaurant located on the highest floor of the hotel building offers... More 

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Muthoni, thanks for writing this amazing comment regarding our hotel Palumbo Kendwa, as you describe in the hotel you are surrounded by a special atmosphere while at the beach you can 'enjoy our a la carte restaurant which enjoys an exceptional location, the best one in Kendwa! If you want to return you can contact us for more details.... More 

Arusha Region, Tanzania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I was there in palumbo reef hotel with my boyfriend ,the holiday was wonderful, the have good rooms, delicious food ,good service and friendly staff I recommend for any one who have a taste for Zanzibar to go in palumbo reef.

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Miner a, we thank you for your stay and we are happy that everything went well. During the season we always apply best prices for East African people so if you want to return we are happy to make you a great price. Many thanks from all the staff and for choosing Palumbo Reef hotel. Carolina More 

Usa, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I went with my family looking for a place to relax and I found the place. Good food. I enjoyed the swahilli night with the Pilau Rice. Friendly and helpful staff, always smiling. I asked the reception for an adapter and in only 2 minutes they sent it to my room. I had a great time Thank you!

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1 Thank Ally J
il P, Public Relations Manager at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear ally thanks for your comment, this year we also offer the opportunity 'to spend a few days in our new hotel PalumboKendwa in the exclusive beach of Kendwa. You can visit the web site and contact us for more info. A warm greeting from all the staff and thank you for your pleasant company. Carolina More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Palumboreef Beach Resort

Address: Uroa, Uroa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Uroa
Price Range: $58 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Ora Resort Palumbo Reef Hotel Uroa Village
Ora Hotel Uroa Village
Ora Hotel Palumbo Reef
Palumboreef Beach Resort Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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