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Herzlia, Israel
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Diamonds Star of the East for four nights right after our safari trip in Tanzania, as part of our honeymoon. The place has approximately 10 villas, each secluded so you have complete privacy from the outside. The villas are exactly as shown and described in the hotel's website and even exceed those, and exceeded our own... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Eliav, Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words about our resort! We are so happy to hear that you have spent such a magnificent honeymoon here with us, and we would like to congratulate you once again! We look forward to welcoming you back soon again for another stay in paradise! Kind regards, Andrew More 

Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stated for a night at one of the villas and we had an unforgettable stay. We've been to several luxury resorts in Zanzibar and I have to say this was our top choice! Clean amenities, fantastic service, yummy food, and a perfect ending to our honeymoon ❤️ We checked out the resort with a plan to revisit this paradise... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear sadeemalh, Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words about our resort, service and offerings! We are so happy to hear that you have spent such a wonderful honeymoon here with us, and we all look forward to welcoming you back soon again to celebrate your anniversaries or just for a longer stay to relax... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The people were very helpful and always smiling. In particular I'd like to mention : Esther (our afternoon Butler), Salma (our morning Butler), Dickrack (the barman), Salum (one of the waiters that did much more than the others) and Amos (also a barman and waiter). All of these people went out of their way to make our stay more enjoyable.... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Nicolas P, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and compliments, we will be sure to pass them on to everyone! We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us from our facilities to our staff, and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon again to our piece of luxury, with... More 

Echo Park, Ca
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

we stayed here February 2016 after a glorious safari in SA and while the resort itself is pretty and the beach is magnificent, the hotel does not measure up to a five star resort. its seriously lacking in terms of service, luxury amenities and quality expected at this price point. it took forever to get food brought to the room... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear curious213, Thank you for sharing your review on your experiences from your stay in February this year. I sincerely apologise and I am most sorry that your stay was marred but so many disappointing issues. Rest assured as discussed in person, your comments were taken on board and corrective measures have been taken in all areas concerned. We have... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were at Star of the East from 17.9 till 24.9 for my husband's 50th birthday. it was marvelous. The staff was extremely attentive and did every effort to make our stay as pleasant as possible. Esther, Salum and Salma are real gems. Our villa had everything one needs to feel very comfortable The Seabreeze Restaurant and Ocean Blue are... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Ria R, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and compliments, we will be sure to pass them on to everyone! We are so pleased to read that we were able to create a perfect stay for you, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again to our resort for another unforgettable experience! Kind regards, Andrew More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at diamond le-gemme, hotel. All inclusive.At nongwei beach , the north point of Zanzibar. The resort is 5 stars hotel. Have privet beach, service was excellent, food was good, show every night, sport activists like beach volleyball , football. The staff make up the room 2-3 times a day. We enjoyed our holiday and recommend to out for... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Effi M, Asante sana for your lovely review regarding our resort! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed all our facilities from our wonderful private beach to our food and our staff. Thank you very much for your recommendations and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again for another wonderful stay! Kind regards, Andrew More 

Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We spent three days at this resort recently and enjoyed our time very much. While we have not provided an excellent rating this is for very minor issues and the fact that the Diamonds of the East resort is truly part of a larger resort which does not meet the luxury or ultra luxury status we seek. That being said... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear David H, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating and reviewing our resort! We greatly appreciate the lovely compliments you have given us and we are sorry to read that your expectations were not all met to the fullest, however we are delighted to read that you enjoy your stay with us from our villa to... More 

Beveren, Belgium
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1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016

......... "This Hidden Gem" would certainly deserve it........ As from the moment you pass "The Tower" friendly "Hakuna Matata's" are coming your way. We were welcomed by the friendly hospitalitydesk personel, and driven to our fabolous villa, The villa (no 7) was a 250 sqm, 2 bedroom, private paradise. Entering via the hall, you arrive in the central livingroom, which... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear Christel, Serge and Alexander, What a lovely review of our resort! Asante sana for taking your time to write us such wonderful words! We are more than delighted to hear that you spent such wonderful time in our resort. Thank you for the kind compliments which we will be sure to pass onto Salma and our mentioned staff. We... More 

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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Most of the time we go on holiday we rely on our travel agent to get us nice destinations but this time my wife decided otherwise so we got this place and in was like haven on earth we enjoyed so much that no one wanted to go home on our check out day.

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear King L, We are so happy to head that you had such a lovely stay! We wish you would have never left us either, however leaving just means that you have another home you can come back to! We look forward to seeing you soon again to our heaven on earth! Kindest regards, Andrew More 

New York City, New York
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114 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Diamonds Star of the East is a beautiful property that is connected to another hotel and while "Diamonds" guests can use the adjoining hotel the arrangement is not unilateral. That is The Diamonds Star of the East guests have their own quiet beach with lounges reserved exclusively for their own use as well as a nicely designed restaurant - with... More 

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General Manager C, General Manager at Diamonds Star of the East, responded to this review

Dear nycnyuguy, Asante sana for taking your time in writing such a fantastic view! We are delighted to read that everything during your stay was world class and that we were able to create a great experience for you! Thank you for the kind compliments which we will be sure to pass on to our mentioned staff. We look forward... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A magnificent private sanctuary of eleven exclusive villas with their own plunge pool and a tastefully furnished terrace, a covered Makuti patio and a large tropical garden to enjoy exclusive privacy and the supreme view over the Indian Ocean and the famous Zanzibar sunset. The villas are named after eleven of the most precious gems in the world to match the modern and contemporary African style architecture. Personal butler service, a private beach and unmatched all-inclusive services accommodate the most discerning traveller with ultimate comfort, privacy and luxury. Literally everything and anything you could dream of is catered for at the very highest level of all-inclusive services including access to all facilities, restaurants and bars of Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est. Diamonds Star of the East is member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamonds Star of the East

Address: Nungwi Road, Nungwi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: RM3,366 - RM7,008 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Diamonds Star of the East 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Diamonds Star Of The East Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#7 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
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“Best are the villas, I believe we had twelve with the indoor hottub”
 of 5 bubbles Kmet44, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The two bedroom villa is great for couples/family. Beautiful bedrooms and plenty of space to relax/eat.”
 of 5 bubbles 263lyny, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Villa 8, which had lots of privacy and was still close to the restaurant and the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles hanord, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the villas are great. You can't go wrong with any of them. We didn't see the regular rooms, but I'm sure they're nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jamie4542015, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Don't think twice... Book it!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 58irits, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
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