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Giv'atayim, Israel
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I enjoyed my vacation at Melia a lot! The hotel is amazing, very beautiful, very relaxing, calm & quite.! The stuff is very welcoming and friendly. The beach is one of a kind and the food is excellent!!

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sigal, First of all, thank you for sharing your comments in TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to know that you had the best vacation ever here with us, in Melia Zanzibar, and we are proud to receive such a good feedback about our food and also about our staff as we consider them as one of our strongest points. We...

Tel Aviv
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world and the resort is fabulous , kind staff and always with a smile the beach is amazing (although too far from the hotel it self) can't get there by foot only with golf cars that shows up pretty often The one thing that is by far is very upsetting...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Dana, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments in TripAdvisor. We are glad to know that you consider Zanzibar one of the most beatufil places in the world but also that our resort is a fabulous one. Thank you also, for your kind words about our staff. We are really sorry to know that none of...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We celebrated out honeymoon at Melia Zanzibar and couldn't have asked for a better experience : amazing and outstanding professional staff, delicious restaurants, luxurious room and facilities and a wonderful beach. Definitely one of the best hotels we've been to!

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience in our hotel in TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us and you delighted yourselves with a culinary journey through our delicious restaurants and facilities. On behalf of the entire team, let me express our gratitude for your nice remarks highlighting our...

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Visited Melia Zanzibar for Lunch and then spent evening at the hotel. We had lunch at Gabi beach restaurant with was really fresh and tasty. The hotel was prompt to reply our mails and easy with booking. The swimmimg pool and the public areas are kept clean. Can recommend to anyone. Thanks

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Huzeifa, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor! We are delight to read that even if you just came for one day, your experience with us was a great one, and you could enjoy our food in Gabi Beach, but also our pool area and facilities. We will recommend you for next time to spend at...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We have just returned after a fabulous week at the hotel. The room was fantastic and extremely clean with indoor and outdoor showers. The room was cleaned everyday with change of sheets and towels whenever we needed them. The 7 foot bed was very comfortable. We were on the ground floor so we had a lovely garden patio to sit...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful and complete review of Melia Zanzibar! We are always thrilled to hear how much our guests had a nice time with us and that they enjoyed every single one of the things we offer, which it certainly sounds like you have! We are proud to receive...

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Melia Zanzibar is always a pleasure to visit! The food is delicious, the service friendly, and the entire surroundings and ambiance is heavenly. A perfect place to relax and enjoy great food either on your own or with friends and family, either lounging at the pool or by their beach area. The restaurant at Gabi Beach is also worth a...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are really happy to know that you had a marvelous stay with us, and you enjoyed our food, our service and our entire surroundings. We are thrilled to know that you loved our pizzas and our Gabi beach, and it...

Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is the best hotel on Zanzibar per my opinion. A lot of sea food on dinner, 4 restaraunts available at AI package to try different dishes. Shrimps at Jetty lounge are amazing, many thanks to chief!!!! BBQ nights at mondays are great! Big and clean territory, comfortable beach with golf car transfer at any minute you need. We had...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Margarytak, Thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor; your feedback was a delight to read! We are very glad that you had such a wonderful time amongst us enjoying all of our facilities, and really happy to know that this holidays with us were like your second honeymoon for you both. We are proud to receive...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Everything was great. Great room, bathroom, food, pool, beach, staff, etc. The management is also very helpful. The only thing that can be improved is the night activities. After 10:30 nothing goes on and there is no information about what goes on nearby.

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Fernando, First of all, thank you for sharing your comments in TripAdvisor. We are really happy to know that you had an amazing stay with us, and you enjoyed our rooms, bathrooms, our food, our pool, our staff, and also our beach. We will take your comment on board as we are always trying to meet our guests’ expectations...

Chile
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Fantastic resort with all you need for a relaxing holidays. It is a big property, but you feel you are in a boutique hotel because the staff is so friendly and warm, trying you have a wonderful holidays experience. You can experience how they are warm, from the reception to the beach, restaurants and how the different managers approach you...

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M-Zanzibar, Guest Experience Manager at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Roberto, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful and complete review of Melia! We are thrilled that you had such a good experience with us in Melia Zanzibar and it is always great to hear that our guests have fully embraced the facilities and services which we offer, which it certainly sounds like you...

Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Fantastic place and fantastic service. Even when we had som problems with the aircon, their service made it to be positive. The management with Alejandro & co. makes it a special place. We would love to come back. PS: Beware of the sun - it is strong :-)

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Dear Carsten, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! I am delighted we succeeded in making your experience with us an unforgettable one, and I would like to thank you personally for your comments about our service and our whole team including the management and myself. We are all looking forward...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melia Hotel and Resort is Zanzibar's leading international resort, situated on the north-east coast of the island. Melia Zanzibar is built on a 40 acre estate with a beautiful beach of pearlescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters, 300 meters long, situated at the very end of the property to procure the perfect combination with nature. The resort is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing a relaxing and safe experience. The hotel is the perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $325 - $836 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
Melia Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Tip for who's going to take a vaction in Melia Hotel, Zanzibar. Do not forget to cancel the "DND" (Do Not Disturb) button. for room cleaning. In the morning and in the evening, for arranging the bed for sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles Amit22c, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room close to the reception as you can walk long!”
 of 5 bubbles adamhayek, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book closer to the main hotel to avoid long walks to your room.”
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