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Sag Harbor, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was not our first choice of stay but it is now on our favorites list and we highly recommend it! Our suite was spacious and gorgeous, we loved the luxurious feel and the hot outdoor shower was a favorite. Needless to say, the setting is absolutely beautiful and there were plenty of lounge chairs, towels and cushions beach side...

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Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful and elegant hotel Bluebay! Fantastic staff, always helpful! Excellent cuisine, lots of fresh fruit, lots of seafood, octopus, calamari, fish. Delightful views! Beautiful beaches of Zanzibar,live music every evening. I would recommend this hotel! Renata

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David A, Resident Manager ,bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review on your silver wedding celebration stay at our Bluebay Resort & Spa. We are very pleased that you had a most memorable experience and everything met your expectations Your words are really encouraging and highly appreciated and it will be my pleasure to share this with our team We hope it will not be...

Ostrzeszow, Poland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on this holiday with my wife and daughter. We were really happy about our choice. The hotel is beautiful and quiet, beach is amazing. People were very nice, friendly and comunnicative. Food was amazing!

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Wow!!! What a fantastic review to wake up to. Thank you very much, The team at Bluebay is so pleased and encouraged by your kind words……we promise you it will only get better. Our staff remains the greatest asset the BlueBay resorts have to offer and they have made this a great place with excellent services they constantly deliver to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good quality hotel with very nice restaurant and friendly, helpfull staff. Clean room , long time open beach bar and very nice beach. We were dive with Dive Point diving centre. Much better than One Point diving center in the Bluebay.

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David A, Resident manager,Bluebay hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on famous Kiwengwa Beach. Thank you also for finding time to write about us. We are humbled that you scored us tops in all the areas. I would like to assure you that we will continue to raise the bar so that we continue to exceed the expectations of our valued guest,...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here following a Kenyan safari adventure, and were celebrating our Silver Wedding. We were provided with a complimentary room upgrade and, arriving at 3am, were amazed to find rolls and fruit awaiting us and just felt guilty that all we wanted was a shower! The interior and decor of the hotel is high class and luxurious, the service...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review on your silver wedding celebration stay at our Bluebay Resort & Spa. We are very pleased that you had a most memorable experience and everything met your expectations Your words are really encouraging and highly appreciated and it will be my pleasure to share this with our team We hope it will not be...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I so enjoyed my stay here! You could get to the beach in about ten steps and there was a large area to relax on lounge chairs by the beach (in the shade) of palm trees while staying on the property. The pool was great and the layout of the place was beautiful. The dinner buffet was included and food...

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Jambo, Christine f It was a pleasure hosting you at our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa ! We are happy to read that you enjoyed your time in our resort! We have shared your comments with our staff who are always excited when they exceed guest expectation , thank you for taking note and appreciating our beautiful palm garden and...

Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stayed there for 8 day on the All inclusive program which is very recommended. In Zanzibar it is compulsory to drink bottled water and if you are not on this program you have to pay a lot for water. Our room was located on the last row, a little far from the center (reception, shop, dining room, etc) ....

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa ,Zanzibar at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your precious time to tell the world about your experiences at our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa. It’s a joy to know that we exceeded your expectations and made your holiday so very special. The Team here at Bluebay are delighted to read your compliments and will be encouraged to continue to do their best. Kindly...

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Animation team was one of best ever experienced, Yandra, Veronica, Barby, Alfredo, Antony, Goerge and DG Pedro is a great team, will keep entertain all day and all night, gracias, food is good, hotel comfirtable and the bar tenders will mix any concoctions you desire.

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels Zanzibar at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We thank you for staying with us at Bluebay beach resort & spa on famous Kiwengwa Beach. Your comments on our team , the restaurants truly appreciated. It’s always a pleasure and heartwarming for all of us when we receive such positive feedback. We are renowned for our excellent choice and quality of the freshest of food not only in...

Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A nice resort, a bit big. Sometimes you could get lost finding your room. The room was good, clean and a nice view - if you have a room upstairs. The food (buffet style) was OK and with a good variety. But the staff was not really service-minded and not friendly.Sometimes we had to wait very long for our order...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Bluebay Beach Resort & spa and have taken time to post on trip advisor We are pleased you enjoyed our room facilities and our 14 day themed cycled dinners with live entertainment . We apologize for the at times slower but this is rather the exception than the norm given the...

Graz, Austria
Reviewed 14 January 2017

service staff untrained,meals under average,seawater sandy with a lot of seagrass,bathrooms moldy,much too expensive.the houseband plays very well,the acrobatic showgroup performs very well,if you want to have an espresso or icecream you vave to pay extra!!!

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa as your preferred hotel during your recent holidays Thank you also for sharing your feedback with us. We apologize for we did not live-up to your expectations. We take guest feedback very seriously whether positive or negative as it helps us in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury beachfront resort with traditional Swahili charm, Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is situated on the finest white beach on the east coast of Zanzibar. The resort is one of the island’s most prestigious properties offering the ultimate in beach comfort: excellent accommodation; fine wining and dining; a host of sports and leisure facilities; the famous Oasis Spa; and our award-winning service. Bluebay’s rooms and suites are set within 30-acres of tropical gardens with over 1,000 palm trees, some right at the ocean’s edge. All rooms are spacious, bright and beautifully decorated in Zanzibari style. Dining at Bluebay showcases Zanzibar’s celebrated local ingredients with an emphasis on fresh seafood and contemporary cuisine. As well as being a magical destination for holidaymakers wishing to soak up the sun and absorb the enchanting culture of Zanzibar, the resort offers excellent facilities for meetings, conferences and group incentives. And our weddings and events team can help you plan a private party, a wedding and, of course, a honeymoon! Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is Bluebay’s premier brand. The resort shares a 500m stretch of beach with its sister property – Sultan Sands Island Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

Address: | North Coast, Kiwengwa 3276, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: RM717 - RM1,266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Rooms closer to the beachfront have beautiful view and flat accessibility. The far rooms are quieter but you have to climb some steps.”
 of 5 bubbles Abuelsa, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“take a room upstairs!”
 of 5 bubbles J637KBbarbaras, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“its your own fault to go there:”
 of 5 bubbles peterschilhan, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Garden view rooms are very good value for money”
 of 5 bubbles jkat26srn, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not sure We had a superior room and wifi was spotty and TV did not work and only had 2 English speaking stations”
 of 5 bubbles TomE289, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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