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Lydney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Shropshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can’t quite believe that we left The Palms over a week ago and we are missing it so much already! What a very special place it is, made all the more wonderful by the attention and kindness of all of the staff. it is the people, who work at The Palms, who give it heart and we really appreciated...

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

Thank you for this review and i will personally pass your regards to all the named staff members. It was our pleasure to welcome you to Zanzibar and we are all looking forward to your nest trip. We say "asante sana" and wish you a very good year ahead. Siriak

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Palms for two weeks in January 2017. Why come to The Palms? Well if you are after good food, excellent service, brilliant weather, complete relaxation, and a friendly atmosphere - and the excitement of Africa, this is the place for you. We had a brilliant time and was completely impressed with the manager - Zyriack -...

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

We were very happy to welcome you to The Palms in January and i am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please visit us again soon and until then we wish you all the best. Best wishes, Siriak

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palms Zanzibar is without a doubt one of the most special places on Earth. We sadly only spent one night there but the villa, the food and the service - oh the service! - all break the mold. Well done guys, you are a sparkling example of what hospitality should be. Plus of course, the location is something out...

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Your review has made our day! Thank you very much and please visit us again for a few more days. Our best wishes, Siriak

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week at The Palms in beginning of February this year. We love food and appreciate high quality service. Hence, we arrived and had very high expectations of The Palms... We were not disappointed!! We had an amazing holiday! The resort was beautiful, the staff was unbelievably attentive, the food was like eating at a 5 star Michelen...

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

Dear Anders & Anna, Such a warm review from well-seasoned travelers means the world to us. Thank you very much and we are all looking forward to your next visit. On behalf of Chef William and the whole team; we wish you all the best. My regards, Siriak

Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Siriak, the Manager, resolved our lost luggage and delivered superb service throughout. Esther, his Receptionist, was similarly delightful. Chef William, from Kenya, but having had 2 years training in Italy, baked the best pastries ever eaten, and every day, and every meal was cooked and presented to perfection - his demonstration on cooking a local lobster was a joy, served...

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

Yes indeed; we are all looking forward to the commissioning of our new airport! My sincere thanks for this wonderful review and i have passed your regards to the whole Palms team. We hope that you will come back soon. Siriak

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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: €665 - €982 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bwejuu
#4 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
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“All six villas are identical with their own cabana on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles travellinggolfer3, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All houses with seaview house no 1 closest to beach 20 meter”
 of 5 bubbles Ulfber, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great - choose "Cinnamon" for ultimate privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles DanG337, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The last villa before you reach the door through to the sister Breezes' resort - has a good view of the sea & the reef unlike the rest”
 of 5 bubbles Frazers, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only six cabins, so not much to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles Joe77062, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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