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We are extensive Marriott travelled and chose this place because it was associated with the marriott franchise. It is a marriott wannabe, not a marriott. The property has so much potential but the maintenance is lacking. We were placed in the "newly renovated" section. The...More
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Response from DinishAntony, Group General Manager - Protea Hotels by Marriott(Dsm/Znz) at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded 2 September 2017
Good day, thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I assure you that enough financial resources have been allocated towards the renovation and...More
It was my first stay at this property and I didn't know what to expect!
At the end of our vacation in Zanzibar I decided with my wife to stay for a short period of time at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins. We...More
My husband and I stayed at Protea Hotel by Marriott (Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins) for 6 nights in July. Even though a part of the resort was being renovated, it didn’t have any impact on our stay. We enjoyed walks by the beach, meals with a...More
Very beautiful boutique beach hotel, close to Stone Town and ZNZ airport, but secluded in a corner of tranquility. Rooms are spacious and preciously furnished as well as equipped with nice own terraces fronting ocean. The hotel garden is simply amazing, better than every spice...More
This was my first stay at this excellent Marriott property. In Zanzibar for business and a bit of R&R with my wife it was convenient to Stone Town and my business meetings. We pulled into the resort and knew immediately this was the right pick....More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$148 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#11 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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Protea Hotel By Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
We used the shuttle - I think it runs in and out 3 times a day, at 9:00, 12:00 and 3:00 (ish). The hotel is only 15 minutes from Stonetown, so you can easily grab a taxi in town to go back to the hotel whenever you want.