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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins

    Plot number 143/93, Mbweni Street | Kiembe Samakie, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Unique experience with the hotel part of the ruins. Our room views of the beach were great to see the sunset. Staff when out of their way to make our stay amazing. Food at the restaurant was excellent. My only thing: there was pollution/trash in...More

    Thank goju1
    Response from DinishAntony, Group General Manager ( Protea Hotels by Marriott -Dsm/Znz) at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear goju1 Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this great review. I am delighted that you had a great time and the STAFF ensured your comfort. I will pass your comments to them. We do clean the beach several times...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    it was a very nice and memorable trip . hotel staff and management very nice and helpful . location, beach and most like sunset point was awesome . food also very nice the staff also arrange for us birthday celebration for my friend's kid birthday....More

    1  Thank chauhanjimit16
    Response from DinishAntony, Group General Manager - Protea Hotels by Marriott ( Dsm/Znz) at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear chauhanjimit16 Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this great review. I am delighted that you had a great time and the STAFF ensured your comfort. I will pass your comments to them. We look forward to host you again....More

    Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

    Set against the historic ruins, Protea Hotel is perfectly located to explore the pristine beaches of Zanzibar and flavor of historic town. The hotel is convenient located between Airport, old town and central business center. The management and staffs are so friendly make us feel...More

    1  Thank Tim C
    Response from DinishAntony, Group General Manager - Protea Hotels by Marriott ( Dsm/Znz) at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Tim C Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this great, detailed review. I am delighted that you had a great time and the STAFF ensured your comfort. I will pass your comments to them. We look forward to host...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    Just a BIG thank you to the team for making our holiday very special and extremely relaxing. Very unique hotel and perfect location close to the airport, stone town and chumbe island. Every meal was extraordinary and the sunsets on the deck amazing. The team...More

    1  Thank Chris J
    Response from DinishAntony, Group General Manager - Protea Hotels by Marriott ( Dsm/Znz) at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded 3 weeks ago

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    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    Lovely stay! The room was quaint and quiet with a lovely view! There was a lovely ambiance about restaurant! Beautiful setting, beautiful views! Loved the sunsets! Most outstanding was the personal attentive service at all times! The breakfast staff was especially efficient, friendly and HAPPY!...More

    1  Thank futuregreekvisitor
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • #4 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
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    julie-vgaff
    12 April 2016|
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    Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
    We used the shuttle - I think it runs in and out 3 times a day, at 9:00, 12:00 and 3:00 (ish). The hotel is only 15 minutes from Stonetown, so you can easily grab a taxi in town to go back to the hotel whenever you want.
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    27 May 2015|
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    The Hotel is extremely accessable, in fact they have complimentary taxis twice a day to Stone Town.
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    "We had room 5 which has a large balcony off it and was very comfortable."
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    "Beautiful room with a very nice balcony, so close to the beach that you could hear the sound of the wave!"
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