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Melia Zanzibar

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Doha
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Spent 6 nights with my wife and my son who's 9 years old. The hotel is extremely nice. Very nice staff and very tranquil. The food are amazing. Every night you eat food from different cultures. My favorite was swahili food. Very taste!! I highly recommend this hotel to family. You'll enjoy it.

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

Dear Justino, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review regarding your recent stay with us! I am absolutely delighted to know that you and your family enjoyed our beatiful resort, our staff services and our varied gastronomic offers within the different hotel’s outlets. It will be a pleasure for all the team of...

Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

you can stay all the holiday at this hotel... The all inclusive is great and got wide range of food and drink options . its kind of a small country in the island :) as well a very nice atmosphere and very safe feel within the hotel , ill defiantly may be back again to this hotel.

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

Dear Sari, Many thanks for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor! We are absolutely delighted to know that you enjoyed our lovely property, facilities and our varied gastronomic offers within the different hotel’s outlets. And it is a pleasure to know that you felt safe and relaxed with us. We are all looking forward to welcoming you back soon in Melia...

London, England
Reviewed 29 March 2016

...and nor for activity junkies who need constant entertainment and "things to do". If this describes you, or yours, you will probably hate the place. On the other hand those who want to chill out in a quiet, attractive, up market resort, with better food than the AI norm, will probably find that the Melia ticks most of your boxes,...

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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 such a detailed review of our hotel. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our food options and restaurants, including our special dinner at the beach. We will take into consideration all your comments and we will study them for future improvements. We really hope to welcome you back in...

Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Melia was recommended to us thanks to its great&quiet location, nice and spacious rooms and extremely friendly staff. The Hotel is really beautiful! It has big pool and nice romantic jetty close to the main building. The beach with the access to the ocean in 1km away, however the club car drops you there every 10-15 mins and is absolutely...

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

Dear Martina, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor about your experience with us. We are really glad to know that found our hotel beatiful, and you enjoyed our spacious rooms, our great and quiet location and our food options. We will take all your comments on board as we are always trying to meet...

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We have stayed 4 nights at Melia. beautiful hotel, spacious rooms, good service and tasty food. My complain is the bed was not comfortable and the breakfast could have more variety. But we have enjoyed the holiday and definetly we will come back.

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

Dear Zaid, First of all, thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled to know that you really enjoyed our spacious rooms, our service and that you found our food tasty. We will take into consideration your comments, as they are very important for us. Our complete team is looking forward to seeing you again in Melia...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Beautiful place to visit, excellent hotel and incredible people. Delicious food accompany with simple and elegant environment. It is the perfect place to go an relax...... The staff is awesome, they will try to help you as much as thy can with a big smile. I want to go back again.

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

First of all we want to thank you for having the time to share your experience in our hotel. It is a pleasure for our whole team to read your comments about your experience with us, and to know that you had an excellent stay, and you enjoyed our delicious food and the enviroment. We are touched by your kind...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2016

So if you really want that paradise getaway where you can escape from everything...this is it! We loved it here! Yes it was humid, as any tropical place would be...but lounging at the pool with as many cocktails as we wanted...was amazing! The all inclusive packages are the best! We stayed at the best suite they had called the romance...

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

Dear Nerissa, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! we are delighted that you had such a good experience with us, having cocktails by the pool, enjoying our food options and our seafood platter, but also, enjoying the breathtaking views from our romantic pavillions. We are all looking forward to...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 13 March 2016

excellent hotel. location, room, facilities, services are all perfect,manager and staff did their best for are vaction to be unforgetable. wonderful beach and hotel surrounding. we will definitly recomend Melia hotel to our friends and try to come there again in the future

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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 Melia Zanzibar with TripAdvisor users. It is great to know that your stay with us was the best holyday you´ve ever had and that the hotel facilities, location, our rooms, our beach, as well as our team members services exceed your expectations. We hope to welcome you back...

Giv'atayim, Israel
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I enjoyed my vacation at Melia a lot! The hotel is amazing, very beautiful, very relaxing, calm & quite.! The stuff is very welcoming and friendly. The beach is one of a kind and the food is excellent!!

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

Dear Sigal, First of all, thank you for sharing your comments in TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to know that you had the best vacation ever here with us, in Melia Zanzibar, and we are proud to receive such a good feedback about our food and also about our staff as we consider them as one of our strongest points. We...

Tel Aviv
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world and the resort is fabulous , kind staff and always with a smile the beach is amazing (although too far from the hotel it self) can't get there by foot only with golf cars that shows up pretty often The one thing that is by far is very upsetting...

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

Dear Dana, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. We are glad to know that you consider Zanzibar one of the most beatufil places in the world but also that our resort is a fabulous one. Thank you also, for your kind words about our staff. We are really sorry to know that none of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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: €213 - €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 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family 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
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