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    Sultan Sands Island Resort

    Zanzibar, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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    • Excellent57%
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    • Average7%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Poolside Bar
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 178 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We spent 12 days with family in the resort and it was a truly wonderful stay. Mark the manager very kindly ensured we got a really great Bahari room right on the beach with the most comfortable terrace with ocean view. The beach is absolutely...More

    Thank crystal4
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The hotel is in beautiful green grounds. Our apartment was perfect, clean and lovely big bathroom. The swimming pool and the views from here were the show stoppers!!! The views of the beach!! Incredible!! I felt I was in in the Bahamas!! The beachs here...More

    Thank Fay W
    Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Jambo Fay W! It is an absolute delight to read your comments on your recent stay with us, it certainly does sound like you had an amazing time. As always we make sure to pass all feedback back to our hard working teams who make...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We were at the hotel for a week. Some staff went above and beyond to make the stay amazing at the start of the trip (Martha, Joyce and Anna). Sadly there are also staff who are surly, rude and aggressive. There was an incident when...More

    1  Thank Amanda D
    Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Amanda D, Thank you for your feedback. I'm certainly happy that you enjoyed some aspects of your recent trip here to Zanzibar. I completely understand that you feel as a parent that a 7-30pm dining time is too late for young children, however the...More

    Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

    We stayed one week at Sultan sand beach resort in Zanzibar. This resort have everything you could ask for. It is like paradise the staffs were very helpful and they really want you to enjoy minute of our stay. AHSANTE SANA Erick and Herman from...More

    Thank James H
    Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello James H, Thank you for your thought on your recent stay. I am as always very grateful I have a wonderful team here at Sultan Sands that look after all of the guests and I'm very happy you enjoyed the full Zanzibar experience. I...More

    Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

    Ma and my wife we stayed at Sultan Sands 4 days, it was our first time of visted Zanzibar, at reception everything was OK with an amazing welcoming, also our rooms was very good, well maintained and design, beautiful beds and good condition. Our time...More

    Thank Jasso B
    Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 24 November 2017

    Dear Jasso B, Thank you for your review, the whole team here at Sultan Sands are delighted you enjoyed your vacation especially the food & drink in such a magnificent setting. Please do find time in the near future to visit the sunny spice island...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$194 - US$334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kiwengwa
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
    • #7 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 76
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    • Kiwengwa
    • Also Known As
    • Sultan Sands Island Hotel Kiwengwa ,
    • Sultan Sands Island Resort Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
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    Hello to All and especially Mark the Manager, We are booked from the 10th December for two weeks to the Sultan Sands Bahari room but I have become rather confused about the various room types. On the hotel website the Bahari Room supposed to have a large balcony with chairs and a sofa as well as a sofa bed in the room. We partly chose this hotel to get this type of room as when we visited Zanzibar 10 years ago we had a similar set up and we loved it. We also loved Zanzibar so much that it has remained our dream location ever since. So now, I would just like to make it really nice again as we are returning for two big birthdays and with our daughter. I would really like to know how one would get that type of room that is shown on the website. The Bahari rooms on many travellers photos look smaller, with tiny balcony, and no extra sofa bed. I have written several emails to both the Sultan Sands and the Blue Bay but I am getting no reply from anyone....this is why I am posting this hoping for an answer....Thank you!!!
    6 November 2017|
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    Response from Mark N | Property representative |
    Hi crystal4, I hope you are well and I look forward to welcoming you here in Zanzibar for you upcoming holiday. I hope I can answer your question for you!. Within the Bahari class of room which are our premium room as... More
    Tereza K
    5 July 2017|
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    Response from Mark N | Property representative |
    Good day Tereza K, thank you for your question. I can put your mind at ease. Bottled water is refreshed daily in your rooms for your consumption. And there is also plenty of bottled water available here at the resort as... More
    6 June 2017|
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    Response from David A | Property representative |
    At Sultansands & Bluebay we have four al -carte restaurant and 2 main restaurant with a 14 day cycle theme menu. we also do organise private beach dinners under the stars on the beach.
    Room Tips
    "the Bahari rooms at the front, especially 306 with a huge terrace and sofa"
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    "Pawni rooms beginning with 2xx or 3xx are closer to the heart of the hotel."
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    "Avoid the Bahari rooms on the first floor!"
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    "Baobab Village rooms - best quality, fantastic view, (almost) private pool & bar"
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