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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had a fantastic family holiday here. The bungalows are really well designed for families with kids and we loved the pool area. The housekeeping keeps the rooms nice and clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food served in the restaurant was average and a bit "samey" but it is a remote location so they do quite well...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, nice decorated apartments and the jetti bar on the ocean is nice for evening cocktails. The restaurant hall with the ocean view is bautiful and the food is delicious! Once a week is a BBQ around the pool,the atmosphere is so romantic and unique. The staff is totally friendly and have always a big smile in their faces!...

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Sandro N, General Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Katharina F. Thanks a lot for review us here on Tripadvisor. We would like to say thank you for staying with us and we really appreciate your warm words about our little paradise. It is right when you say that during the sun downer time the best spot for a cocktail is our 100 meter long Jetty Bar. We...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Rooms were well equipped, pool was lovely, beach spectactular. Staff was attentive, but not pushy. Great ambience. Dinner menu is very limited, lots of fish, not much vegitarian fare. Expensive taxi's to and from Stonetown. Do not expect any shopping, ATM's etc. nearby.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The spacious bungalows are nestled in lush garden grounds. The rooms are comfortably furbished and very clean. Reception and staff are very friendly and attentive, the food selection was plenty and very tasty. Special evening events, i.e. live music, African dance groups and local food tastings made the stay even more special. Trips to Stone town, spice gardens and boat...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This resort is in a beautiful natural setting on the south eastern coast of Zanzibar. It offers a good sized pool and an abundance of lounge beds and places to relax in the shade by the pool or looking out at the ocean. There are lots of activities on offer and you can bike ride or walk on pure white...

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Munich
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you are looking for a place to relax and get away from the daily grind then this is the place for you. The staff was very customer friendly, the rooms were clean and large plus well maintained. The pool area was super and taking walks along the beach at low tide was throughly enjoyable and relaxing. Taxi service from...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great hotel, beautiful grounds, the picture here does not do it justice, much better "in the flesh". Loved the big pool sheltered from the wind with sea view and the great dining hall. Very good food and friendly staff. Best bit for me is this beautiful pier, which takes different aspect with the changing tide. Perfect place to rest, peaceful...

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

The service is incredibly thoughtful and they are always smiling and making sure they are doing whatever they can to make your vacation better. The location of the hotel is also great if you look for a calm place. It is, however, close to Paje, in which we found great places to spend time during the day. The trips organized...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 August 2016

After safari in Tanzania we really enjoyed staying at this beautiful place with very nice staff. The accomodation an pool are great with a very nice jetty bar. For children the lunch and dinner menu's have not that many choices and the portioneren are too much.

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Sandro N, General Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Peter S. Thanks a lot for review us here on Tripadvisor. Much aprecciated. Nice that you book on of the packages Tanzania Safari & Beach Stay at Spice Island Hotel & Resort. Many thanks for rating our Bungalows settled in a botanical garden, our 32 Meter long and 4 meter deep Pool as well the 100 Meter long Jetty...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I loved it. the view is just awesome. the swimming pool really great (as in big as well). The food is great - everyday fresh fish. Service is lovely. As security guards they have Massai who are charming and you don't feel like you would need security but it is good that you can trust someone with the things at...

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Sandro N, Geschäftsführer at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Franziska M, a huge thank you very much for write such a nice review about our Hotel. We are very glad that you falling in love with us and our Jetti. You right the view is stunning on our 120 meter long jetti in the middle of the indian ocean. It is a nice compliment that you enjoy our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Life`s the beach, enjoy the people, feel the culture ofZanzibar!Enjoy the sophisticated island cuisine, fresh seafood and fish as a combination of Indian, Arab, Indian and African dishes; here finds itsperfection. What could be more romantic than a dinner under the starry sky of Zanzibar with accompanied by the full moon of the Equator or aperfect breakfast on the beach with the rising morning sun of the Indian Ocean?Our oriental lounge gives you a breathtaking view over the Indian Ocean. Seated on cushions, you can read here, listen to the music or just simply relax and let your soul flow. Over the sea pier youare reaching our Jetty bar and the water sports center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar

Address: Paje-Jambiani Road | P.O. Box 2484 Jambiani, Jambiani 2484, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: RM628 - RM1,022 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar Jambiani, Zanzibar Island
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“All rooms are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles topia2017, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“mid-range to luxury cost, at leadt compared to other African countries.”
 of 5 bubbles dcin0, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We as a family had a double bungalow with interconnecting doors. Perfect when travelling with younger kids. One of the bathrooms had a annoying smell in the shower, but the other was ok.”
 of 5 bubbles 852PeterS, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms close to the pool and the bar are not noisy - so you can take it anytime.”
 of 5 bubbles 748franziskam, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Deluxe rooms are better located around the pool and amenities and have stone pathways as opposed to dirt.”
 of 5 bubbles 18Giulia, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
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