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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 June 2013

The rooms are spacious , well set out . The hotel must have the best , cleanest part of the beach of all the resorts on the north side of the island . The pools are spectacular and big enough for every body to have their own piece of pool and that you don't feel crowded . The animation team...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! What a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and we've passed on your thanks in particular, to the animation team. We think they do a great job and are delighted that you feel the same. We've also thanked the Chef and the...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 20 June 2013

We have just returned from a 7 day stay at the Royal Zanzibar Hotel. Our stay at the resort can only be described as absolutely spectacular. Some of the things that really made our holiday memorable are the friendliness of the staff and their willingness to always assist guests, the food (Alex deserves a mention here), the entertainment and the...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! I'm so sorry that I wasn't there to meet you, but delighted that my confidence in my team was well placed. What a pleasure to know that they continue to take wonderful care of our guests even when I'm many thousands of miles away! I know...

Africa
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We booked an all inclusive package from Johannesburg to stay in Zanzibar for a low season week at a great price. To get the minor criticism out of the way, the check-in was a bit chaotic and took a while as the front desk wasn't too organized and I found the very spacious room to be functional but a bit...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your terrific review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort and for the beautiful photos you posted as well! It's such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we were happy to be able to ensure that the children were looked after. We are trying to ensure that we do better with our...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Lovely place with great positioning and a small beach. Billed as five star which I think it certainly has the potential to be but with a few wrinkles which I really feel need to be ironed out before it can truly be considered as such. Stayed during the rainy season which meant that much of the restorative work was going...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and helpful review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We're delighted that you enjoyed so many parts of your stay, particularly after your rather disappointing arrival. Thank you for your patience with our Makuti repairs, we're grateful that they didn't stop you from having a great vacation. Chef also asked me to tell...

Dereham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Went in mid May and the hotel was really quiet and gearing up for peak season which suited us as i'm not keen on busy places. Staff were so very keen to tend to your requirements however they often got the gist of the request wrong but this was due to their understanding of English which i can't critisise as...

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Thank you so much for your really wonderful review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It's so nice to be able to share with our team that our guests have enjoyed their stay that much, although we are sorry about the occasional lapses in our English abilities. It's something that we continue to work on and we took the opportunity...

Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 29 May 2013

My stay at the resort was spectacular. The facilities offered by the resort is superb. The resort is clean and very well maintained. The staff are extremely friendly and very helpful. They attend to your every need with utmost perfection. The catering staff are very polite and kind. They always know what to say and are very welcoming. I will...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rahim, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a terrific review of your stay at the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're delighted that you were so happy with everything, we have particularly thanked our staff for ensuring you were well looked after. We have noted your comments regarding the vegetarian selections and will continue to...

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Very nice place, staff may not all be too switched on always but they all seem to try, language could be the biggest problem. Lovely place to stay.. Food is ok, but with loads of choice. Manager Kim is always keen to listen to all complaints and compliments.. well done

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you realized and as we discussed while you were here, tourism is still very new to Zanzibar and as hard as we try to...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Friendly, knowledable and capable staff all round. We had no problems at all. We got exactly what we paid for. Rooms and batrooms were very well maintained and very spacious. TV was a bit small and dated, but who really watches TV in a place like this. Restaurants were well appointed with excellent food. Our special dietry requests were more...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dhiresh, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your excellent review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! It was such a pleasure to have you and your lovely wife staying with us, we enjoyed meeting you both! We will be happy to share your comments with the staff as well as the management team, how kind...

Giessen, Germany
Reviewed 22 April 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay at this resort in March 2013. It is a splendid place, big and very cosy rooms and bathrooms, a fantastic location, all inclusivce means all inclusive, i.e. drinks and cocktails as well, best service, lovely staff. We just felt so much welcome and at home while still staying so far away. If there were...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post your terrific review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We're delighted that you enjoyed the resort and even more so that you felt welcome! We've worked hard to ensure that we offer an atmosphere that is as inviting and relaxed as we can make it and we're happy that you...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Having got back from a fabulous time in Zanzibar we are missing it already. We had lovely time at the Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort hotel could not find fault with anything. The staff in all areas were brilliant so helpful and friendly nothing was to much trouble.the food was very nice and lots of choices from breakfast,lunch and dinner. snacks...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post your terrific review of the Royal Zanzibar Beach resort! We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and love being able to pass on such positive comments to our staff. We also appreciate your comments regarding the beach boys. We have been meeting with them regularly to ask them...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A spectacular view of the Indian Ocean from almost anywhere on the resort makes this all-inclusive property a wonderful choice for those guests looking for a peaceful and relaxing vacation. Fantastic swimming pools, a beautiful beach with clear, turquoise waters and amazing sunsets all add to the ambiance! The rooms are large, approximately 80 square metres for Superior Rooms and 100 square metres for Suites. A spacious bathroom with a large bathtub, separate shower and double sinks provide luxurious comfort. All rooms include a quiet split-unit air conditioner, TV, fridge, coffee and tea making facilities, a safe and a terrace from which to enjoy the view. The warm, friendly staff invite you to enjoy meals in the buffet restaurant with a varied selection of local and international dishes or a traditional pizza oven near the beach offers a quick snack while you relax by the pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

Address: North Coast, Nungwi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: RM933 - RM2,651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel Nungwi
Seaclub Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel
Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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“The rooms away from the hotel reception and bar area are the best.”
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“the first floor is the quitest”
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“ask for rooms in the 3td foor”
shiri_hirsch, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only 2 cottages (A&K) face the ocean - in all others you will have only partial sea view in any...”
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“Choose suites in the A block to get a direct view of the beach. The other ocean view suits have a garden between the rooms and the beach.”
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