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    Sultan Sands Island Resort

    Zanzibar, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 days 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 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    The resort is small and private. It is a good safe place to also bring families. The staff and the managers are 100. The service and the food was outstanding. My husband and I have recommended this resort to other people in the UAE. This...More

    Thank Crystal J
    Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 15 October 2017

    Good day Crystal J, I was very happy to read that you had a fantastic time during your recent vacation with us all here at Sultan Sands. We all hope to see you again very soon, please get in touch if you need anything upon...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    My wife and I visited Sultan Sands for 5 nights following a one week safari in Tanzania last week - which was brilliant (the safari that is)... We went half-board so had to pay for lunch and drinks. It seemed better value at the time...More

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    Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 15 October 2017

    Hello Welshperson, Thank you for your candid and honest feedback of your recent stay with us here on the sunny island of Zanzibar. It certainly seems like you had a great stay. Your feedback will not only help fellow travelers but also help us improve...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    I arrived late due to a delayed flight and was able to get a table at the buffet thanks to Maria understanding I hadn't eaten. The next morning being new to the hotel Addy helped me through the minefield that was the breakfast buffet -...More

    Thank Bernadette M
    Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 4 October 2017

    Hello Bernadette M, Thank you for the time taken to leave us you thoughts on your recent vacation with us. I'm very happy to read that you had a great time with us. My team works very hard to make sure each and every guest...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Also Known As
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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
    "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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    "The round rooms very close to the beach are the best!"
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