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The Palms

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$807*
US$789*
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I need to preface this review with first making a statement about how we travel. We live for one thing - experiencing new places in the world and the food involved. We do not get too worked up about luxury possessions, but we get downright pretentious about luxury travel. We have stayed in the most exclusive locations around the world,...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

This is such a special review to us. I have personally shared it with the whole team and words cannot express our sincere thanks. It was our privilege to welcome you to Zanzibar and to The Palms and I hope that we will have the pleasure of seeing you both (back with us) in the near future. Once again "asante...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 8 nights last August for part of our honeymoon (after safari in Kenya) and had a wonderful time. It is perfect for honeymooners because it is so quiet and private. The bungalows are huge and lovely. The beach is beautiful and you have your own little sofa bed hut thingy on the beach. Unfortunately you can't...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, It is wonderful to hear from you and I am delighted that you remember us fondly... we miss you both. Thank you for this review and once again my apologies regarding the bread although Chef William and i are happy that you enjoyed our gluten free cuisine. We are always happy to provide reef-shoes for swimming in high...

Reviewed 19 April 2017

My wife and I took the long trip from the east coast of the United States over to Zanzibar to visit the Palms for our honeymoon in early December 2016. We got a lot of strange looks from friends and family about this decision - Zanzibar? Why there? What's it even like there? Why did you choose Zanzibar? Well, we...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Joe and Ashley, Thank you for trusting us to host you for such a special occasion. We were pleased to meet you and we look forward to more visits and to seeing you again in the future. Asante sana and we wish you all the best for your future together. Siriak

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have stayed at The Palms (& other Zanzibar Collection resorts many times before, Palms being my favourite beach hide-out, this time to celebrate a special birthday. The wonderful staff made every effort to spoil me, treat me both like a queen & a member of the family, and make my stay amazing. I love how the staff already know...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, As always we were delighted to welcome you back to your home on the Swahili Coast. Thank you very much for everything and we are looking forward to your next visit. Until then we will keep the margaritas on ice for you! Asante sana, Siriak

Essex
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 8 friends & family staying for 4 nights. 2 of our friends had stayed here a couple of times before so I had an idea of how it would be, although they said it was their favourite place to stay in the world I was still blown away when we arrived. The staff were so...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

What an encouraging review! This really motivates the whole team and i thank you very much. It really was our pleasure to welcome you and we hope that you will visit us again very soon. Thanks for everything and i will personally pass your regards to all mentioned staff. Siriak

Lydney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have just returned from 7 days at The Palms, it was so beautiful and peaceful. The bungalows were exceptional as was your Banda on the beach. Siriak and his staff were excellent nothing was too much trouble, chef William produced some wonderful food and eat in the most beautiful of surroundings. A truly special place and we hope to...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Janet, What a lovely review and we are simply delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back soon. Siriak

Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A great place if you want to experience a peacfull and exotic atmosphere, white beaches and just simply enjoy. All staff have an attitude that exudes warmth and kindness. The restaurants and the food i topclass. Hakuna mattata.

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Zanzibar hakuna matata! We were delighted to welcome you to The palms and we wish you all the best! Best wishes, Siriak

Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was our fourth visit to The Palms and hopefully not our last. We have yet to find anywhere in the world that comes close to this place. This particular visit was to celebrate a special birthday and I can honestly say that, from our arrival to our departure the whole experience was totally amazing, The Manager Siriak and staff...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

What an inspiring review and I look forward to sharing it with the rest of the teal later today. It is always our pleasure to welcome you back home and we are looking forward to your next visit. Asante sana! Siriak

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a week at palms, it was exceptional ! The place is marvelous , the villas are splendid, the food by chief William is excellent. Asante sana for all the staff, Siriak the manager , Chef William, Robert Kibalabala, Maulidi, Idd, Fatma, Esther, Lazaro and the whole team Dont' Forget to experiment the special massage of the palms ,...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, I read your review to the whole team this morning and we were all smiles! Thank you for everything and we look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes from Zanzibar, Siriak

Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We could only stay here for 4 days after just over 2 weeks travelling and safaris but it was really good. A marvellous place to relax and recover before going home. The villa (there are only 6) was beautifully equipped and very large with a plunge pool and verandah at the front, sitting area, large bedroom and bathroom plus an...

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GM-TZC, Manager at The Palms, responded to this review

If it was possible we would have delivered a quick cocktail to you right now! Thank you for this lovely review of your recent stay wish us; it was our pleasure to welcome you to Zanzibar. I have noted your comments regarding restaurant service and rest assured that we will look into it this morning. Warm Zanzibari regards, Siriak

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the peaceful south eastern coast of the island, lying on an untouched award-winning beach, "The Palms" is the ultimate getaway retreat providing a stunning recluse for the discerning traveler. It is a sanctuary for those in search of tranquility ... a place to stimulate the senses and to experience the very best of the magical island of Zanzibar. The six private villas are beautifully designed creating an atmosphere of relaxed, understated elegance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palms

Address: Bwejuu Beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Price Range: €672 - €991 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Palms 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
The Palms Hotel Bwejuu
Palms Hotel Bwejuu
Palms Resort All Inclusive Bwejuu
The Palms Zanzibar Island/Bwejuu
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
#4 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
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