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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family of 4, together with other friends. We found the grounds to be superb, the architecture very nice, the rooms well designed and appointed. Food was tasty, with a lot of variety and themed nights for dinner. The beach is very nice although there was quite a lot of seaweed at high tide. The reef walk...

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ceci T, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We regret to hear of the uncollected algae/seaweed. This is a season of the Ocean which brings the sea grass from the ocean due to the...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at the pools. Water was lovely and warm and it closes at 10 pm at night which was good for us after a busy day walking around Napier and visiting friends. There were a lot of people there from different nationalities. Great time.

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lambertus K, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your holiday at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We will convey your feedback to our team. Thank you for choosing Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. Warmest Regards Bernd Brandt & Ocean Paradise Resort &...

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this hotel with my family and we enjoyed every bit of our stay. From Friendly staff who bonded very well with toddlers(especially Davido and Kassim) and many activities to keep the guests entertained. Food was good and the buffet has a wide variety to choose from. The entertainment ( live band) was awesome. Would love to go back.

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear liz k, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your holiday at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We will convey your feedback to our team, especially to David, the Food & Beverage Host and Kassim, receptionist. Thank you for choosing Ocean Paradise Resort...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I went with my wife for Christmas holiday 2016 and the staff from the very first email has been fantastic. Upgrading our room to a villa by the beach. Offering us at our arrival a free SPA massage for 2. And a full romantic private 4 courses dinner on the beach with lobster and champagne. On Christmas night the staff...

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ciao_marc, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Christmas holiday at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We will convey your feedback to our team. The Ocean Paradise team are looking forward to welcome you back Thank you for choosing Ocean Paradise Resort...

Houston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Our rooms were very nice and confortable, we had no issues here, I love their round design. Food is ok, breakfast is plentiful, you need to try the fresh press sugar cane lemonade, theme dinners are ok, some better than others but more of a 3 star hotel, fish was never fresh. Some nights entertainment bands are better than others,...

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Dear aowen5 , Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We regret to hear the problem with the tides as this part of nature that normally the ocean tides is going according the moon schedule and...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We were there for 4 night with a group of friends, 4 families. Even though the grounds are very pretty and well kept the rooms are not. We had a bungalow near the poolside. There were no screens on the patio doors. So we had to sleep with the a/c on. Most of us in group got headaches in the...

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OPR_SMM, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear oya7777, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We regret to hear that you were not satisfied with your services at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. In Zanzibar tourism is still young child in development phase with many areas room for improvement. We regret to hear of the spray that irritated...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at Ocean Paradise. We were upgraded and had a great view over the grounds and ocean. Compared to some other hotels on the island, this was great value for money. 4 star prices but it felt more like 5 treatment...

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Dear Carl-Thomo , Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We will convey your feedback to our team, especially to the kitchen and Housekeeping teams The Ocean Paradise team will be pleased to welcome your friends...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I went there with my daughter, we had a great stay. Resort is beautiful, staff extremely friendly and accommodating. Our room was the entry level and needed some upgrades and maintenance work, however adequate. Beach is not the best but there is a shuttle that takes you to a beach nearby. Loved the stay. Fully inclusive is a good option....

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Dear nik6311, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us your feedback. We are pleased to hear enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. We will convey your feedback to our team. The Ocean Paradise team are looking forward to welcome you back Thank you for choosing Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. Asante...

Seattle, WA
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I chose Ocean Paradise due to its proximity to Mnemba Atoll where I would be doing a couple dives. The resort grounds were beautiful, the pool was big and inviting and the resort beach area was incredibly relaxing. We did a half-board and found the food satisfactory. There were themed nights (Italian, Mediterranean, BBQ, etc.) which added a nice variety....

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Dear Doug H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We regret to hear that you were not satisfied with your services at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. Zanzibar is a 3rd world African country which cannot be compared with countries in South America, North America and Asian countries. The education of...

Reviewed 14 December 2016

I just got back from a 5 day stay at Ocean Paradise. This place is exceptional: very friendly, professional, expert staff in all respective areas (reception, bar, kitchen, grounds, spa, guest relations, animators ++....) - they can't be faulted. The grounds are kept perfectly, pool is very large and clean, and wasn't at all crowded, with a built-in bar. Room...

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Dear Nick M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa. The local “Beach Boys” and “Massai” which is part of the local community living in poor circumstances trying to make a living selling their handmade artifacts...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Zanzibar’s picturesque North East coast overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean, it is as the name suggests a little piece of paradise. From your arrival at Zanzibar Airport, the resort is a meandering 45 minute journey through un-spoilt scenery, passing typical African villages where the way of life has changed little for hundreds of years. At Ocean Paradise Resort Zanzibar, you will be greeted by a blaze of colour as you sweep down the imposing driveway, saluted by a Masai warrior as you pass through the entrance gate and be captivated as you arrive in reception and look out over the resort and the azure blue sea. Mature coconut palms swinging in the breeze, white sandy beach, beautiful landscaped gardens, traditional style round chalets with pitched makuti roof, a stunning waterfall feature and the largest swimming pool in Zanzibar are just some of the sights that await you. A big smile and the greeting of "Jambo" will be the first words you hear, as you begin to feel the warmth that the people of Zanzibar are famed for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa

Address: Pwani Mchangani | Pwani Mchangani, Kiwengwa 0000, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $165 - $408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Ocean Paradise Hotel Kiwengwa
Ocean Paradise Resort Zanzibar
Ocean Paradise Zanzibar
Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
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