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Coral Rock Zanzibar

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cape Town
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Coral Rock is one of the most amazing hotels I have visited in Zanzibar. I feel like I am in my mom's home. Everything is absolutely stunning, from the bedrooms to the bathrooms. Water is not salted and they have the most relaxing views from all the balconies . One of the Highlights of the hotel is definitely Jacks spare...

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

Thank you very much for your review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we sincerely hope to see you again soon! With best regards, Team Coral Rock

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We had a really good time at Coral Rock. The location is lovely, close to the sea and a beautiful view at sunrise. The staff where very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is good and the friendly masaais make you feel safe. Our time at Coral Rock was the best time of our Tanzania trip.

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

Jambo Rickard. It is with great pleasure that we read your kind words on TripAdvisor. We do our best to make sure our our guests have the experience you seem to have. We hope to host you again someday soon. Best wishes from the whole team

Catania, Italy
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Perfect location if you like to see the tidal phenomenon, the coral reef and a gorgeous white beach. It's perfect for a relaxing getaway. Nice pool. Rooms could be a bit cleaner. No fridge in the room. A la carte breakfast only.

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

Dear HumbleTraveler, thanks for your kind review. We appreciate your feedback. With regard to some of the points you raise, please note that since late last year we started offering a buffet breakfast option instead of the a la carte option only. With regard to fridges in rooms, we do not advertise this as a standard room facility. In our...

Reviewed 1 March 2017

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

Dear Carlo, many thanks for your wonderful feedback. It was an absolute pleasure to meet with you personally and we thank you for the good energy you bought to our property. You are most welcome here anytime.

Kaunas, Lithuania
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via 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 25 February 2017 via 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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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Oana D. Thank you for your kind words, your feedback is most appreciated. We are truly happy to hear that you had a lovely time at Coral Rock. We hope to host you again sometime

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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 22 February 2017

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

Dear Tshifhiwa. Thanks for your very kind feedback. It was our pleasure to host you and we are happy to hear you had a great time would not hesitate to recommend us. We hope to see you again one day soon. All the best from myself and the whole team at Coral Rock

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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 20 February 2017

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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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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: RM193 - RM1,203 (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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“All the rooms have sea views . Choose one away from the Pool and Dining area as they have noisey parties on a Saturday evening .”
andycluver, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are ocean facing.”
, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“they are all great in their own way”
, 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.”
tarynmcd, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our deluxe room had a private double sun lounger with shade.. stunning.”
kayleighglinn, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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