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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coral Rock is where you want to be. What makes this place so special are three things 1) The friendliness and charm of the staff 2) The beautiful location and comfort of all the rooms 3) The wonderful sense of humour of the owner. I had spent 3 weeks all over the island, enjoying myself but always felt it was...

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Kaunas, Lithuania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently stayed at this wonderful place! Location is just magical and perfect for those who are looking for real island escape, beach fans or those who are into kite surfing. Rooms are simple, spacious and well facilitated for such kind of hotel. SATURDAY BBQ IS A MUST! Beef and veggie skewers, sausages and pork ribs with rice, potatoes or just...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

For me, the hotel was just perfect. It's not luxurious but it's very nice and clean. The food at the hotel is amazing, very nice staff and ambient. I loved it. Thank you! P.S.: It suits both for party animals and chill people. :)

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Evrethning was perfect! People who work there are vary kind! My room was very nice with a big bathroom and a fnatastic view. The kithcen was perfect!!! Special greetings to Alex the maneger of the hotel!!! Thanks !

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pictures don't lie. Coral Rock is a gem and is worth far more than it's star rating. From the breathtaking views of Jambiani beach, picture perfect turquoise water to the prestinely cool rooms with unbelievable detail. The restaurant is stacked with impressive options and the braai is world class complete with tasty lobster. Thank you to the friendly Masai,...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coral Rock is a small hotel with stunning ocean view and great location in Jambiani, one of the best small villages in Zanzibar. Just near Coral rock, there are two kite schools and the beach is perfectly suitable for kiting. We had a room with a Terrasse upside. The room itself was ok, with functioning A/C. Toilets and bathroom were...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, very friendly staff, and all the comforts and peace you need. The food was a bit hit and miss and a little pricey, and the promised kayaks and SUPs were unavailable, but I'll still go back there in an instant.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a lot uf fun at coral rock. The manager Alex was a real sweatheart and really cared for my family and gave us the best service ever. Thank u all the staff at Coral rock!! YOu are all very fiendly, and helpful. The food was great and also their clubnights. The beach was magic and there are lots...

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your kind feedback. We are thrilled to hear we exceeded your expectations . This is by far the most encouraging type of feedback we can receive WRT to our offering and service to our guests. We hope to host you again one day.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here during a three week period over Christmas and New Years eve. It was one of the best stays I have had. The hotel is right on the beach and at low tide there is a lovely pool to cool off in. In Zanzibar you need to pole pole - slowly slowly, which means that you slow down,...

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear guest. We are most grateful to receive such complimentary and understanding feedback. It is most encouraging to hear that we were able to maintain the standard expected over the entirety of your long stay. We hope to host you again sometime in the future.

Claremont, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just not as great as the rest of Zanzibar. The north near Nungwi has a much nicer vibe. I also preferred the north east area of Machimvi. The food is not that great and is completely over-priced. The wifi is only strong if you sit in the restaurant. The beach was not that great either. I spent 3 weeks in...

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Hi Tarryn. Your review essentially boils down to 2 issues. 1) Your preference for Nungwi/Kendwa as a location over Jambiani. There are certainly people that have their preferences in this regard, this is subjective in that there are some people that prefer one location over the other. From a review perspective this preference is more likely better suited to being...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coral Rock is one of the most popular small to mid-size hotels in Zanzibar. We offer incredible views and an authentic Zanzibari experience that encourages local and cultural interaction within a functioning Swahili fishing village. Our aim is authenticity & value for money. The unrivaled view and location has been home to international fashion shoots by the likes of Sports Illustrated and FHM, as well as almost half a dozen reality TV shows on account of the striking and unusual natural beauty and panoramic vistas that can be enjoyed from every room and facility at the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Rock Zanzibar

Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: RM351 - RM587 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coral Rock Zanzibar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Coral Rock Jambiani
Hotel Coral Rock
Coral Rock Zanzibar Jambiani, Zanzibar Island
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“they are all great in their own way”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Near the restaurant has a better vibe. And also further away on one end of the hotel, is more private, but less vibey.”
 of 5 bubbles tarynmcd, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our deluxe room had a private double sun lounger with shade.. stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles kayleighglinn, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 1st (or 2nd if you are American) floor.”
 of 5 bubbles YohanneK, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Had two rooms - Superior Triple (Room 11) and Family (Room 15). Family room was nicer than the Superior.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaravt2015, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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