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Melia Zanzibar

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Dubai
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to enjoy the beauty of Indian Ocean and Zanzibar, rest and relax by the pool or go diving. We spent 5 nights to celebrate our 10 Yrs anniversary and enjoyed every bit of it. Thumbs Up for- 1) Amazing sun & moon rises. Full moon on our anniversary made it special. 2) Spa, fitness center and pool overlooking...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience in Tripadvisor. We are really glad to see that you came to celebrate your 10th anniversary for 5 nights and you "enjoyed every bit of it". We are touched by your kind words about our service and your compliments have been shared with our entire team. We will take...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's the best hotel in zanzibar. Super exclusive and staff are amazing. Truly lives up to the name. 10/10. Food is perfect and tasty. It has many activities such as pool table and more. They also serve the best mojito.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you very much for sharing such a positive review about your stay with us in Melia Zanzibar. It is a pleasure for our whole team to see that you loved your experience in uor resort and our mojitos. We are proud to receive such a good feedback for our staff as we consider them...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Melia Zanzibar for a couple of days. We got a very beautiful Villa with a huge private pool. Everything was perfect, except maybe the bed who could have been more confortable and the food that was quite good but not great. We loved the Level Service (it was truly exceptional) and the staff. And the beach...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you very much for choosing us for your stay in Zanzibar and for sharing it with all Tripadvisor users. It is a pleasure for our whole team to know that you loved our villas with their "huge private pool", but also that you appreciated our "truly exceptional" The Level Service included with them. We...

Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a large, 5 star resort with all and more that you would expect from Melia. Very good quality of food. Service is a top notch. There is no direct access to the beach but hotel stuff woud drive you in the golf cart to the hotel's private beach. On the beach there is another restaurant with great food...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Tom, First of all, thank you for such a lovely review, and for sharing it with all Tripadivosr users. We are thrilled to knoe that Melia Zanzibar exceed all your expectations and you loved our good quality of food, our service and our beach. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back with us. Meanwhile you...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe that someone would give the Melia Zanzibar anything less than 5 stars. ..I travel the world and have already submitted reviews from 48 countries check my profile. This hotel is by far the best I have ever been to. It's actually not a hotel but a resort. I would not know where to start in writing the...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for such a lovely review, and for sharing it with all Tripadvisor users. We are thrilled to know that you loved Melia Zanzibar and you had and "experience of a lifetime" with us. We are touched by your kind words about our team, and I have taken great pleasure to share your review...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and professional hotel in the calm part of Zanzibar NE. Staff is very friendly and well trained. Food is splendid and you choose from various places where to have your dinner. Resort is huge so you easily find your place for privacy. The only thing is that you have to travel to beach by hotel transportation - every 20...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for sharing your "nice relax" experience in Melia Zanzibar. We are really happy to see that our food, our staff and all our areas exceed your expectations. We really hope to welcome you back with us soon. Meanwhile do not forget to follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Ahsante Sana, Alejandro Perez Iniesta Guest...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent two nights at the Melia after 5 glorious nights at the Hideaway of Nungwi Nungwi beach on the North West of the island so my review is biased as that hotel and part of the island are perfection.This was our first experience with the Melia group.On the positive the Melia has beautiful gardens lots of...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Lauren, Many thanks for taking the time to post your review about your stay with us. We are glad to know that you consider us "a very well run and beautiful property with beautiful views and in one of the top hotels on the island" and we would like to let you know, that since two moths ago,...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderfully relaxing time, the service was fantastic and the food top notch. Everything was tastefully prepared and the overall atmosphere was ideal for guests of all ages. The fact that meal times were not rigid was especially welcome, as were the theme entertainment evening dinners. The background music was at all times pleasant and kept at a...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! We are thrilled to know that this was the most relaxing holiday you have ever had, that you loved our food and all our staff exceed your expectations. We do exange at the reception a few currencies, but we note your comments,...

Bonn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all many thanks to the ENTIRE Melia stuff that made our stay really comfortable. Special thanks to Elizabeth, who prepared our room each day so nice; to Nathan, who took care that our wine glasses got never empty; to Valeria and Yahya, who cared for us during breakfast, lunch and dinner and to Eliza, who supported us with...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you very much for sharing such a detailed and positive review! We are really happy that you were "absolutely satisfied with you Terrace room" and at the same time with our food and our facilities. We are proud to receive such a good feedback for our staff as we consider them as our most...

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have just returned home after a dream like holiday at the Melia Zanzibar. From the moment we passed through the main gates and entered the hotel grounds, we felt instantly 'at home'. When on holiday, the climate and surroundings are very important, but the warm and friendly welcome/treatment we received on arrival to the day we left, shone above...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for such a lovely review, regarding your recent stay with us! We are delighted to know that just right at the moment you entered our hotel you felt instantly "at home", and that you loved our rooms, our restaurants and our facilities. We are touched by your kind words about our service and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melia Hotel and Resort is Zanzibar's leading international resort, situated on the north-east coast of the island. Melia Zanzibar is built on a 40 acre estate with a beautiful beach of pearlescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters, 300 meters long, situated at the very end of the property to procure the perfect combination with nature. The resort is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing a relaxing and safe experience. The hotel is the perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: €220 - €450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Melia Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Ocean front pavilions are perfect.. next time I would ask for room with swing in the balcony overlooking the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles AmiTara, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tip for who's going to take a vaction in Melia Hotel, Zanzibar. Do not forget to cancel the "DND" (Do Not Disturb) button. for room cleaning. In the morning and in the evening, for arranging the bed for sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles Amit22c, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room close to the reception as you can walk long!”
 of 5 bubbles adamhayek, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book closer to the main hotel to avoid long walks to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No comments”
 of 5 bubbles 883hemann, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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