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Coral Reef Beach Resort

Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar East Coast, Pwani Mchangani, Tanzania (Formerly Ora Resort Coral Reef)
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Trou d'eau Douce
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

nice place to stay but masai boys come to the rooms with the tourist girls and are Always in the pool when the boss is not around and that is not good. they did not pay for the room and the swimming pool and disturb our privacy nice place when the boss is around, when he is not there, the... More 

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Thank anne n
CoralReefZanzibar, Manager at Coral Reef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Anne, we are sorry that you suffered such disagreements, please note that the management changed and that we are opening next week with new activities and rules, aware of the past mistakes. We hope to see you soon in Pwani Mchangani, Team Coral Reef More 

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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

My wife and I spent about 6 weeks in this resort. The initial impression was a good one, but after a few days we discovered the negative sides as well. The resort is rather poorly kept: the rooms and bathrooms could do with a general overhaul. The music is rather loud and disco-style the whole day, which does not help... More 

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1 Thank Pietro P
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

My wife and I spent six weeks at this resort from middle of January to end of February. The resort has a family-like feeling since it is not large. It is well located directly oon the beach. The sea is nice, except for the tides, which means that you can only swim at certain times of the day since at... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Reading previous reviews you may be a bit unsure of this resort – don’t be! As other guest already confirmed we can tell as well, the service is great and the hotel to be recommended. The problem is that it seems the former manager made a bad job, but since the owners replaced him through Simone and his work it... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We booked through airbnb, great success! They wanted to attract travellers from different places (the guests are mainly Italian and the management likewise) and priced it very reasonably. I hope they keep up the good work, together with the price. I'm not into chi-chi resorts and this is by no means a 5-star, but it's very attractive and well kept,... More 

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CoralReefZanzibar, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Coral Reef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Einat, thank you for staying with us and for your enthusiastic review. We are really happy that you felt this empathy with the place! We'll actually continue to work for improvements, with the hope to host you again in an even more comfortable Coral Reef. All the best for your 2016! Hakuna matata :) More 

Newcastle
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We booked through air bnb at very short notice. We were travelling on a budget and this place was very cheap at £22 per night for a double room. We arrived to the incredibly grand reception area and were greeted with a delicious cold fruit juice and taken to our room. The room was spectacular for the price. Right on... More 

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CoralReefZanzibar, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Coral Reef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We are very happy that you had the chance to experiment our Airbnb promotion and to know that you enjoyed so much. You know where we are whenever you want to come back.. Have a great 2016! More 

Slupsk, Poland
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Terrible hotel, we were staying just one night there and we have booked another hotel. We paid for one night 260 US Dollars and please see pictures!!!! The hotel was also fighting with the workers (we took video) about non paid salary. I was sleeping in the clothes becasue I had fear to get something bad from the bed and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was the worst experience of my life- avoid this hotel at all cost!! We booked to stay at this hotel for 6 nights paying €200 a night (€1200 in total) so we though the place would be okay. This hotel was hell on earth, rundown, no air-conditioning and extremely rude staff. We ended up staying one night and could... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We were sent to this hotel when we were turned away from the Ora Makuna Majiwe one we booked and paid for and after visiting Myblue in Nungwi. Again, in the brochure it looks ok, even on sites it looks okay. But, it's very run down, the swimming pool was green and the food was terrible and almost non-existant! The... More 

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4 Thank Denise R
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Coral Reef Beach Resort

Address: Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar East Coast, Pwani Mchangani, Tanzania (Formerly Ora Resort Coral Reef)
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Pwani Mchangani
Price Range: $55 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Reef Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Ora Resort Coral Reef Hotel Pwani Mchangani
Coral Reef Hotel
Coral Reef Zanzibar
Coral Reef Beach Resort Zanzibar Island/Pwani Mchangani
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