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Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea urchins”(21 reviews)
“half board”(13 reviews)
“boutique hotel”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay in matemwe beacause we wanted to avoid the crowded beaches. We are so happy to make that choice! And then the choice of villa kiva was based on the reviews on tripadvisor. So we were wondering if it will be as...More

Thank D D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a resident in Zanzibar and booked this hotel on the recommendation of a friend, which I'm very glad I did! I wanted to treat my parents who were visiting me and they has an excellent time. Managers Kamila and Tazio were amazing and...More

Thank nisma2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Villa Kiva was the highlight of my trip to Zanzibar; the staff, the food, the BREAD, the rooms, the pools, and the beach. I would suggest this slice of heaven 100%. Nuhu one of our favourite wait staff, is such a friendly ray of sunshine...More

Thank sabrinahiscock1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic paradise at Zanzibar with lovely food and very nice staff. The rooms where nice. Fantastic view from the morning and lunch restaurant and a very beautiful evening restaurant. We had half board which was real nice. The breakfast is 5-stars 😊Two nice pools.

Thank Bodil M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

quite a bumpy ride to get to the hotel due to the recent rains. had the first of many "Zanzibar massages" on the way there. On arrival found a beautiful oasis. my daughter had booked me in that morning after a panicked cry for help...More

Thank Margygy4
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$89 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$89 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Sue K
29 July 2018|
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Response from Bodil M | Reviewed this property |
It takes around 1 hour by car. 😊
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danielahura
28 April 2018|
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Response from Flemming P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's not a beach for svimming. The reef is far out so you have to walk 500 meter out from the beach (accessible at low tide only). And you need to use shoes because there is a lot og sea urchines. It's not suitable for... More
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zehra1991
7 December 2017|
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Response from Tatyana54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the beach is quite nice and quiet, great for long walks. However it's no good for snorkeling (or swimming) because of the tides. At low tide the water is only ankle-deep and you can walk all the way to the wave line at... More
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"We had the sea view room which had a great view of the ocean. The wi-fi was quite spotty though"
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"I don't think you can go wrong with any room on this property - it breeds relaxation and happiness."
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"Sea view rooms"
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"It's worth a bit extra to book a room with a view of the ocean"
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