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Reviewed 22 February 2016

My husband and I just returned a few weeks ago from our DREAM wedding at Melia! Everything was so fantastic-- it's hard to tell where to start! When we decided to get married in Zanzibar I flew there from NYC just to choose the venue. When researching online, all the venues look great but I can tell you from experience,...

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

Dear Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful and complete review of your wedding in Melia Zanzibar. We are thrilled to know that you had "The perfect Wedding" with us, and that everything was fantastic from the very beginning until the last second. It was a pleasure for our whole team to meet you...

Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed last month in Melia and being a frequent flyer I was impressed with the resort. It is a piece of heaven and match all types of travelers. The food was well presented and tasty. The selection of drinks were interesting and the rooms ....well check out the pictures :-) i fall in love with the outdoor shower. The...

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

First of all, thank you very much for sharing such a detailed and positive review! We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you were impressed by our hospitality, enjoying a wonderful stay in our Resort and a culinary journey within all the Hotel’s outlets, including our special Wine Tasting. I am thrilled to read your kind...

Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The hotel is really amazing! They think about every detail! There are flowers decorating the reception, bars, restaurants and even restrooms. We had dinner at two of the restaurants: the Spice Market and Jetty Lounge. Both are very good! The Spice Market has a different theme each day (Arabic, Japanese, Sea Food, Swahili, Indian, etc) and the Jetty Lounge has...

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

Dear Daniel, Thank you very much for sharing on Tripadvisor your experience at Melia Zanzibar. I am absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed our rooms and passion for details and delighted yourself with our varied dinner options within the outlet of the Hotel. We are really proud to receive such a good feedback for our staff as we consider...

St. Thomas
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We had such a good time at Melia Zanzibar. It was the perfect mix of "family friendly" and chic. Our room was very big. We had beds for both our daughters in the living room space, and another room for us parents. We had a very large living room with flat screen tv, dining table, 2 walk-through closets, 2 showers,...

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

Dear Genevieve, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are delighted to read that you really enjoyed staying in one of our family rooms with your family and we are also thrilled to know that your daugthers really enjoyed their time in our kids club. Thank...

Stone Town, Tanzania
Reviewed 17 February 2016

It was wonderfully relaxing time! Melia is a resort that really gets it right. Such friendly and attentive staff, outstanding food (great to to have a few restaurant choices on where to take meals to avoid monotony), and extremely comfortable & spacious rooms. The stretch of beach is beautiful, as are the very well maintained grounds, and Gabi beach next...

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

Dear Meg, First of all, thank you for sharing your fabulous experience with us in TripAdvisor. We are always thrilled to hear how much our guests enjoyed their time with us and also, all of our facilities, including our Gabi beach and our friendly staff. We really hope to welcome you back soon in Melia Zanzibar. Meanwhile do not forget...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We arrived at melia after some exciting days in a safari in Tanzania and a 2 days visit in Stone town. The hotel is locaded on a beautiful coast and has a stunning view of the green and turquoise waters of the sea. Rooms and villas are surrended by beautiful trees and flowers and you have all the space you...

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

Dear Raffaella, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are delight to read that you and your family had a memorable stay in Melia Zanzibar and that you enjoyed all of our facilities. I am delighted to know that you and your kids enjoyed changing restaurants, our food, and...

Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in this all inclusive luxury resort in mid February. The rooms were very beautiful and comfortable complete with an outdoor shower. Food and service was great. The swimming pool was a welcome refuge from the hot humidity. Tapas at the Jetty are a must as well as a trip to Gabi Beach. Wonderful relaxing end to...

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

Dear Nance, Thank you for such a lovely review about our resort. It is great to read that your stay with us was a perfect one and that the hotel facilities, services, our rooms, the pool, as well as the Jetty Tapas and Gabi beach exceed your expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Alejandro...

Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This was one of the best places we've stayed, and we are well traveled. The facilities, rooms, grounds, location and food were top shelf. Staff was friendly and helpful. The beach was gorgeous, pools ample size for laps, poolside and beach chairs in good supply, and atmosphere sublime. The accommodations were roomy, clean, with huge luxurious bathrooms. We loved being...

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

Dear Margo, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! We are trhilled to know that you consider our hotel one of the best places you have stayed after being well traveled. We are glad to know that you loved our beach, pool and all our facilities. We are looking forward to...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Everything was exceptional. The facilities, rooms, food, landscaping and the overall atmosphere was perfect. The attitude of the staff was very friendly and everyone around was resourceful enough to satisfy all your requirements. Special thanks to the Front Office Manager Jose and our butler Ismail for their continuous and genuine assistance through our stay.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that you had a great vacation with us and that you found everything was exceptional. We are touched by your kind words about our service and your compliments have been shared with our entire team, specially to those you mentioned. We really look...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at Melia Zanzibar five times the last 3-4 years (we live in Dar). So obviously we like this place. We have also stayed several other good places at Zanzibar. We are soon moving from Tanzania, and the kids got to choose where they wanted to stay for our last trip to Zanzibar in many years. They chose...

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful review of Melia Zanzibar! It is a pleasure for our whole team to read that you have come to our hotel 5 times and you and your family enjoyed every single one of them. We are thrilled to know that your kids choosed to stay with us again,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: RM1,016 - RM2,455 (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 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Tip for who's going to take a vaction in Melia Hotel, Zanzibar. Do not forget to cancel the "DND" (Do Not Disturb) button. for room cleaning. In the morning and in the evening, for arranging the bed for sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles Amit22c, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room close to the reception as you can walk long!”
 of 5 bubbles adamhayek, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book closer to the main hotel to avoid long walks to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“I've enjoyed every corner!”
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