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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Coral rock twice for dinner during our stay in Jambiani! The menu offers a large choice but we opted twice for the burger. It was cooked perfectly, so tasty and the portion was really big, we struggled to finish. The hotel looks lovely too, they have an amazing swimming pool with an amazing view, such a shame... More 

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Thank Mathilde L
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Breathtaking location! Stayed in a wonderful room and ate lots of fresh seafood all day long! This venue also has an incredible PA system for their events and is run by an awesome team! Big ups to Neil for the great experience I had!

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Thank Eleftherios M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My second time at Jambiani. Beaches for miles, the water has a special softness, the sand is incredible and the all night antics at Coral Rock always deliver...rooms are perfect and the small infinity pool perfect for a quiet moment alone.

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Thank Derek G
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Coral Rocks Hotel has a few nice points but overall it is a very normal hotel. The rooms are well decorated and clean, it is in front of the beach, the bar has okay food and drink. I had an amazing time in Jambiani, but the hotel played a minor role in that.

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Thank caimindunne
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind feedback. Any contribution on our part that results in an amazing time for our guests, to any degree whatsoever, means a great deal to us. Thank you for choosing to stay at Coral Rock. More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I just returned to Dar from Coral Rock this weekend and we had a great experience. We wanted a weekend of rest away from the hustle and bustle of Dar where we work. The hotel exceeded our expectations. We loved the location of the hotel and the staff were so helpful. We are definitely going back.

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Thank Kristen C
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel while I was in Jambiani to play at the Zanzibar Beach and Watersports Festival. I had traveled with my wife and 4 year old daughter. We arrived late in the evening but we're welcomed with open arms and by a very friendly Masai called Elias, who checked us in and showed... More 

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Thank D Jay F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you soo much Neil and team. We enjoyed our stay with you a lot, and will definitely be attending the next festival! Great looking rooms right on the beach with amazingly friendly staff. Well done

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Thank anchen_pieter
JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback, it was a pleasure to host you and to hear you enjoyed this year's festival More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had a 7 night stay at this hotel recently. Prior to this we had done 5 nights on safari staying in tents listening to animals go about their business in the night. As you can imagine...we were looking forward to a really nice relaxing 7 nights in this nice hotel... However. I'll break it down for you. The view...stunning.... More 

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this up so it can help potential guests pick the best time to stay at Coral Rock for their needs. You stayed over the period of the Zanzibar Beach & Watersports festival. This takes place only once a year (usually mid September) and is hosted on the South Beach at Coral Rock over several days. It... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place, amazing, fun and friendly staff. Not for the superficial. Real salt of the earth mix of staff. Views to die for and food was great. Rooms were above average for the price you pay. Chilled in the day and a nice vibe at night. Thanks guys I really enjoyed my stay.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 5 days here. Beautiful location. Rooms are basic but sufficient. The food is distinctly average and over priced. Beware - we were lured to believe breakfast was included when booking and by their menu. Turns out it wasn't, apparently this is a miscommunication posed by booking.com. So after a relatively good week we were left slight deflated upon exit.... More 

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JambianiNeil, Owner at Coral Rock Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Hannah. Thank you for choosing to stay at Coral Rock. On booking.com there is a very distinct 'room only' option that can be selected when choosing your room. There is absolutely no miscommunication on their part in this regard. Rooms that include meal plans are listed when you selected the rooms and are priced accordingly. The distinction is made... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coral Rock is one of the most popular small to mid-size hotels in Zanzibar. We offer incredible views and an authentic Zanzibari experience that encourages local and cultural interaction within a functioning Swahili fishing village. Our aim is authenticity & value for money. The unrivaled view and location has been home to international fashion shoots by the likes of Sports Illustrated and FHM, as well as almost half a dozen reality TV shows on account of the striking and unusual natural beauty and panoramic vistas that can be enjoyed from every room and facility at the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Rock Zanzibar

Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: €77 - €115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Rock Zanzibar 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Coral Rock Jambiani
Hotel Coral Rock
Coral Rock Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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