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    Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

    North Coast, Nungwi, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good28%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “double bath” (22 reviews)
    “beach boys” (47 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 477 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This is a beautifully appointed resort. The five pools and beach are exactly as pictured, and not overcrowded. There are a selection of different loungers around the pool, and not a towel in sight reserving them. It was great to know that whatever time you...More

    Thank JaniceM2011
    Response from GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach ResortResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Janice, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your very kind review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It's a pleasure to know that you enjoyed so many things about your stay here and we appreciate the details you have added regarding...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Nungwi is the nicest area of Zanzibar. This resort can offer a really enchanting frame just in front of the Indian Ocean. Their staff is so warm starting fm Yr first moment, guys like the Guest Ambassador Mr.Amiri make You feel at home since the...More

    Thank Davide T
    Response from GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach ResortResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Davide, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It's not often that I am able to enjoy the word "enchanting" in a review, but I love your description! The property really does offer an enchanting frame for the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We booked in for 5 nights thinking this would be a wonderful end to our holiday, however we were disappointed our package was all inclusive which meant buffet meals, the food was very average and always cold if you weren't first to the buffet, if...More

    1  Thank Darren w
    Response from GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Darren, As sorry as I am that you didn't enjoy your stay with us, I'm also sorry that you have not explained the circumstances fully in your review. As a resort, we only sell all-inclusive and all of our information to our travel partners...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just came back from Zanzibar, (2 family's with teenagers) we stayed for a week at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. The Resort is big and beautiful, the surrounding gardens can't be nicer... the staff is not less then amazing, so helpful trying to solve any issue...More

    Thank Perach A
    Response from GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Perach, Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful and detailed review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're thrilled to hear that your group enjoyed their stay with us so much and we appreciate your very positive remarks about the meals and...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort for a week in August. We'd just done a 10 day safari so were looking forward to some rest and relaxation, which we definitely got here. There are a lot of great things about this resort. Although we...More

    Thank heyhotcakes
    Response from GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Asante sana for your wonderful and very detailed review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, Chef was particularly happy to be able to tell his team how much you enjoyed the food and...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$250 - US$653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
    • #4 Family Hotel in Nungwi
    • #4 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 124
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Nungwi
    • Also Known As
    • Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel Nungwi ,
    • Seaclub Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel ,
    • Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
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    Sharon B
    26 August 2017|
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    Response from GM-RZBR | Property representative |
    Yes they are! You can collect and sign for your towels next to the Beach Bar. Looking forward to welcoming you!
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    Golnar A
    20 August 2017|
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    Response from ckUK79 | Reviewed this property |
    I have a number for a driver let me know if you'd like it. He's was our hotel driver but does his own thing. Great guy
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    amberwaters
    6 August 2017|
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    Response from GM-RZBR | Property representative |
    Many vendors will accept either and hard currency (dollars or pound sterling) can be exchanged in the resort or at the foreign exchange places in Stone Town. I would be surprised if you were able to obtain Tanzanian... More
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    "deluxe rooms (3rd floor rooms) are new and with sea view"
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    "Ask for a room on the top level - they're the nicest"
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    "beach view"
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    "Rooms on the sea side are noisier, but good view"
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