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Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
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The All-Inclusive Zawadi Hotel is part of The Zanzibar Collection and is located on the South East Coast of Zanzibar & It is located just two minute drive north of the other Zanzibar Collection properties. Zawadi Hotel, sits atop a low cliff with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. In the middle; the cliff recedes creating a pristine white sandy beach and guests have access to the beach from a short staircase leading directly to the sand. It lies in front of a lagoon and there is always water for swimming & snorkeling, even during low tide. With a relaxed atmosphere and understated elegant beach décor, Zawadi is a tranquil, laid back hideaway with the very best personalized service and All-Inclusive cuisine. There are nine private & spacious villas, with en-suite bathroom (with bath and shower) and private Plunge Pools directly overlooking the Indian Ocean.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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We have been 5 nights in the Zawadi and it was just wonderful The villas are outstanding and the view is phantastic Evelyn the hotel manager is really caring about everything Staff is great Really nothing to complain at all. Food is very good thanks to chef William. It is a
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Response from GM-TZC, General Manager at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Eckhard & Rosemarie, all the team keeps a beautiful souvenir of you two! Many thanks for this great review... From Chef Willian & all the staff, we wish you all the best and hope to see you back! Smiles - Evelyne
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Just back from our stay at Zawadi from 5-11/2 and we all became a family. A personal service directed with love from Evelyne the manager via Vuaid as ass mngr and Massoud and Fatima , Charles, Raza and head waitress. All remembered your name if you wanted and your personal
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Response from GM-TZC, General Manager at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Robert & Gro, It was such a pleasure meeting you and we are all delighted that you had a wonderful holiday with us at Zawadi! Thank you for visiting us and I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back! Sending you good vibes from Zanzibar to Norway - Evelyne xox
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It can be so overwhelming trying to zero down on a good hotel to spend a honeymoon in in Zanzibar because there are so many options!! But Zawadi was always a front runner for us and we were not disappointed upon arrival. We were greeted by the lovely and warm manager Evelyn who
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Response from GM-TZC, General Manager at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Divyanka & Balaji, Thank you for choosing us for your honeymoon in Zanzibar! We are delighted that you had a great week with us at Zawadi! We can't wait to host you again!!! Warms regard & beautiful vibes from all the team - Evelyne xox
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Just returned after 6 nights I must say that it has been an experience beyond 5*. Thanks to mngr Evelyne with her warm team of Masood, Charles, Vayud, Raza, and all the rest of managers and personell. They got your name, menu was on the door for pre selections together with
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Response from GM-TZC, General Manager at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar
Responded 3 days ago
Wow just Wow! Asante sana from all the Zawadi team for this fantastic review. Personalize service, smiles & barefoot luxury is exactly what we wanted to create with Zawadi. We hope to see you back soon! Good vives from Zanzibar to Oslo xoxo Evelyne
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We had an amazing dinner at this place. The food was of good quality and very well prepared. The diningroom is very spacious and private. The crew was very welcoming and eager to please. At the end of the evening the chef came out to greet his guest personally. In one word:
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Response from GM-TZC, General Manager at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar
Responded 1 week ago
It was a pleasure to host you and we are so happy that you have enjoyed your time at Zawadi! From the entire team, many thanks for this review... All the best - Evelyne
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Every villa with sea view
Nicht Stören einmal anders - erlaubt mehr Intimität
Yes there is the blue lagoon very close to the hotel. Be sure and go at low tide. The fish are amazing!
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Hello Tanuj, Im afraid we do not allow any kids under 16 years of age (unless one takes the whole property on exclusive use) We do, however have other excellent resorts in Zanzibar including "Baraza Resort & Spa" and "Breezes Beach Club & Spa" available for you. Kindly email us direct and we will send you all options. Best regards from sunny Zanzibar!
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Dear Almer82, Thank you for your question. You are correct in that the entry visa for citizens of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is indeed available at the Zanzibar airport upon arrival. Kindly note that the visa fee is payable in cash only (no credit card payments accepted) and the preferred currency is USD Our best regards.
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Hello Alamer82 and thank you for this question. Yes indeed; we do accept major credit cards for your activities, excursions and water sports however kindly note that all diving is paid direct to the Dive Center preferably in USD cash. Euros, USD and GB Pounds are all accepted on Zanzibar however our recommendation is that you carry USD as this is more widely accepted. You may also want to carry some small USD change for tipping. Finally you are able to exchange USD to local currency at the Zanzibar airport or at the hotel reception if absolutely necessary. I hope this information is helpful and see you on the beach!
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Dear friend and potential Zawadi guest, I am pleased to confirm that we do indeed have complimentary wifi in our villas for guest use. We look forward to seeing you on the beach! Evelyne | Manager
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"Every Villa is same"
"Råd:snakk med alle ansatte, i alle villas er like fantastiske, noen lengre borte fra resepsjon og hoved pool."
"All is great, seaview from all villas just bear in mind distance from room to dining etc if needed."
"Amazing private beach, private plunge pools, fantastic food"
"All rooms are facing the ocean. They are all the same. Very spacious, confortable, well decorated. The bathrooms are also heaven."
US$624 - US$1,174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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