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Melia Zanzibar

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$282*
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Beautiful resort, great service, excellent food and friendly management. Great activities both inside and outside the resort. Would strongly recommend Melia Zanzibar to both families with children and couples. The all inclusive deal includes most alcoholic drinks makes it a great deal.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing such a positive review about your stay with us in Melia Zanzibar. We are delighted that you had such a good experience, and you enjoyed our beutiful resort, our service, our food options, activities and our staff including the managent. Our whole team is looking forward to seeing you again here with...

Greater Accra, Ghana
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Melia Zanzibar is relaxed and comfortable. We have stayed at Melia before (Punta Cana) and like the concept and themes used by the company. The food was great quality and the variety good - the head chef was very visible and made an effort to talk to guests and make them feel welcome. The team at the Jetty and...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience in our hotel in TripAdvisor. We are glad to see your trust in our company, and we are really happy to read that you loved our food quality and variety and our team members, specially those from F&B really tried to look after you. Our aim is to exceed...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

4 of us girls stayed at the Pemba Villa overlooking an infinity pool and the sea. Secluded and private, beautifully furnished with all amenities you would require. We loved the outside shower per room and the exceptionally welcoming staff, everyone was smiling and greeting at all times. We loved the idea of the jetty restaurant however we could not stay...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor. I am absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed being in one of our amazing villas with your friends, but we are sorry to learn that you did not went to our Jetty Lounge because of the wind. We are pleased to know that our service met...

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, great service, good people. The villas are unbelievable (each one has its own pool). It is the definition of luxury living while on a holiday. Home away from home. There's also a private beach (Gabi beach). Describing it all in one word 'awesome'.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are thrilled to know that you had such a nice holiday with us and that in one word, your whole experience with us was "awesome". Thank you so much, and we really hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Good hotel, excellent service, the hotel is fantastic, everything you need they will try to do it for you, all the managers they care about you in the same way as the employees. Cha cha our waitrees and Augustino front office they provide to us a nice customer service Also we want to give a big thank you to Jose...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ana, Thank you for taking your time out to review your stay with us at Melia Zanzibar. It is great to read that your stay with us was a pleasant one and that the hotel facilities, and our service, exceed your expectations. We are touched by your kind words about our team members and your compliments have been shared...

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Speechless... friendly staff, great food Really enjoyed The Swahili Buffet dinner and Breakfast. You can't go wrong #true hospitality Our Villa "Pemba" was just off the hook ! Special thanks to Jose Antonio for making our stay extra special. Keep up the fantastic hospitality.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a lovely review. I am thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience in Melia Zanzibar and that your expectations were exceeded. I am thrilled to read your kind words regarding our whole team members and our colleague Jose Antonio, and rest assured I will pass them on to them. We really hope to...

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

It's now our first week of three weeks at the Melià Hotel and we only can recommend it strongly to all those who like a tremendous service, wonderful view, good food and a relaxing atmosphere. Jose Antonio Hernandez, the front office manager is really a "malaika" (angel in suaheli) - due to the fact that my wife unfortunately arrived with...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Fred, First of all, thank you for sharing your first week experience in our hotel with all TripAdvisor users. It is a pleasure to know that you and your wife are really enjoying your time with us. We are touched by your kind words about team and our colleague Jose Antonio and I took great pleasure sharing it with...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I stayed down the beach from Melia; at the Baby Bush Lodge, but had drinks, lunch and dinner at Melia's Gabby Beach restaurant regularly. I also had dinner at the Jetty one night, which was spectacular, I highly recommend doing this. It's a fantastic resort with top not customer service, food and drinks. It was an oasis within and oasis.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you for sharing your comments in TripAdvisor. We are happy to know that you came all the way long to visit our Gabi Beach and also our Jetty Lounge, and that the experience was really worthy and you enjoyed our food, drinks, and customer service. We really hope to welcome you back, and if it is possible,...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We spent a week at the Melia Zanzibar - a standard 5 star hotel that meets all the expectations. The all-inclusive package allows the traveler to enjoy food from different restaurants on site, with lovely choices to suit all tastes (from the wide varieties offered at breakfast to the lovely cultural themed dinners – especially loved the festive Swahili evening...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Karin, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a detailed review about your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are glad to know that we met all your expectations, and you enjoyed our all inclusive package with all our food options, our Gabi beach area, all our facilities and we will take into consideration your comment. We...

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

If you want to enjoy your stay with great relaxation at the spa, then this is the place to stay! Anantara packages were amazing (my friend and i tried the african potato treatment and the detoxing treatment and both were amazing!!) The two ladies (Mary blessing and Mariam) were fantasic! The restaurant food was good and the service at the...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! We are always thrilled to hear how much our guests enjoyed their time with us and that they made the most of all our facilities, including our Spa with all our amazing treatments. Thank you also for your kind words about our...

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Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melia Hotel and Resort is Zanzibar's leading international resort, situated on the north-east coast of the island. Melia Zanzibar is built on a 40 acre estate with a beautiful beach of pearlescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters, 300 meters long, situated at the very end of the property to procure the perfect combination with nature. The resort is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing a relaxing and safe experience. The hotel is the perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: RM1,021 - RM2,007 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Melia Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Remove the DND if you're out in your room so the housekeeping can clean and refill the mini bar. ;)”
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“All rooms have a sea view”
ValerieFleury, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Please fix all the rooms”
heartgab, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“oceanic romance pavilion and the villas”
  • 1 bed room villa private pool
  • 1 bed room villa living room
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