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Waikiki Zanzibar Resort

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We, an older couple, spent 4 days at Waikiki and mainly had a good time, with some frustrations. Positives: It is a beautiful place, with white sand and a swimmable beach. Great for kitesurfing, and lounging. The on-site tour guides are semi-independent but reliable and price-competitive. The facilities are very nice; great landscaping, comfortable restaurants, and nice, modern rooms. We... More 

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ManagerZanzibar, Manager at Waikiki Zanzibar Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thankyou for taking time to review our property We appreciate your positive feedback but we also feel that some of your remarks are not completely true: Dinner service: Our Set dinner option is only 15$ for a starter, main course and dessert and fruit. The portions may not be huge but you are getting a 3 course meal... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

A great place for Zanzibar standards! The owner cares and resolves issues if they arise. We are a family of five (41, 39, 13, 4 yrs, 3 months) and stayed at Waikiki for four nights. The small hotel is located right at the beach (keep in mind that the water goes out and comes back. Many kitesurfer during the windy... More 

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ManagerZanzibar, General Manager at Waikiki Zanzibar Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sara Thankyou so much for your positive review.....We really enjoyed meeting you and your family and are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always take note of our guests suggestions and we always try to solve any problems as soon as they occur...:) We really hope to see you again in the near future More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Hi guys back to you .. Hoping to give u good advices and be useful .. Ok let's start ! Pwani is one of the best beaches in Zanzibar u can admire the tide low and understand how people ( women above all) working in the sea.. If u decide to go there between July and August well better you... More 

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ManagerZanzibar, General Manager at Waikiki Zanzibar Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thankyou for taking your time to review our property It seems that you have a lot to say about Waikiki and a lot of things don't even make sense...We do not have Tv's in our room...You make us think that maybe you were never really a guest at Waikiki after all but are writing with the intention to... More 

Algiers, Algeria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had a very nice and clean room near the beach! The staff was very welcoming especially Baraka who was always there for us! The price-quality ratio was very good , great food and great atmosphere, without fogetting a wonderful beach We really loved this place!

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ManagerZanzibar, General Manager at Waikiki Zanzibar Resort, responded to this review

Hi Amina Thankyou for your great positive review of Waikiki We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay at Waikiki and hope that you felt at home with us We would love to see you again in the future More 

zanzibar
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

As a hotelier , even I need to run away..and Waikiki is the first place I run to .Usually with friends and spend a loooooong heavenly day. We are treated like gold.Last week we had a trainee who was very closely shadowed by Joseph our waiter, and stepped in when necessary ...fun in the sun and my fave pizza, good... More 

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ManagerZanzibar, General Manager at Waikiki Zanzibar Resort, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review We work hard to ensure that our guests feel at home whether they are staying with us or just popping in for lunch See you again soon :) More 

Madrid, Spain
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Run by Italians so you know right away that you will get a quality for your money, great establishment , great food, good selection of wines... nice staff, great music and ohhh the beach and the sea.... excellent place and i can certainly recommend it !

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I chose this hotel based on the reviews of previous guest and for it's pricing, along with the fact that they provided a shuttle service. I went there with no specific expectations, but felt some fear on the transit (we took the ferry - avoid it if at all possible!!!!) saving the money was not worth it - fly if... More 

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Lisboa, Portugal
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52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I choosed this hotel based on the reviews of previous guest and I went there with some fear. Fortunatly the reviews were right. This is a small hotel with around 20 rooms in an amazing beach. All the rooms are displayed in a semi circle with the reception on ine side and the beach in the other. You "almost" don´t... More 

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Liverpool
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for peace and quiet without the inflated budget then I'd highly recommend this little gem. It's run by an Italian couple and it has lots of their influences whilst keeping with the local traditions. The rooms are conveniently located a few steps from the white sandy beach and the waves are audible from your huts which will... More 

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lagos
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43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I needed a place for my annual retreat and this was it, i loved pretty much everything but the breakfast which i described as horrible.The air conditioning was perfect(Zanzibar is very hot!) and there was hot water from the shower. The grounds were kept clean and it was perfect for my purpose and the price was right!

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ManagerZanzibar, Owner at Waikiki Zanzibar Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest Thankyou for your honest review We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your comment regarding our breakfast menu We are constantly working to improve our services and our guests feedback is important to us More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Resort is located on one of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches of Zanzibar : Pwani Mchangani. The resort is surrounded by the lush green palm trees and bushes. Built right on the beach so forget your shoes and relax. A perfect place to chill-out. Taste an Authentic Italian Pizza from our wood oven and enjoy your food on our newly built beach terrace next to the Indian Ocean. Welcome to Waikiki....Feel at home ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waikiki Zanzibar Resort

Address: Kiwengwa Road, Pwani Mchangani 2210, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Pwani Mchangani
Price Range: $55 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waikiki Zanzibar Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Waikiki Zanzibar Hotel Pwani Mchangani
Waikiki Hotel Pwani Mchangani Mdogo
Waikiki Zanzibar Resort Zanzibar Island/Pwani Mchangani
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