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Braganca Paulista, SP
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

The money is well spent, as all the meals were inckuded in our package. 3 meals a day, bar by te pool, bar by the beach and library lounges all with snacks and drinks the whole day. The "family room" is actually bigger than my house. The only downside is the wifi, it is available in most of the property...

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! We are always thrilled to hear how much our guests enjoyed their time with us and all of our facilities. We are glad to see, that you also enjoyed our Family Rooms, and about your comment about our Wi-Fi (even if it wasn´t a...

Nessebar, Bulgaria
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Me and my family stayed in Melia for 11 days. I rate the hotel 5 star for many reasons.First the friendliness of the staff. Everybody is so naturally polite and trying hard to give you the best service. The management staff has very personal approach towards customers, making you feel special and appreciated. The rooms are very spacious and cleaned...

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

Dear Neli, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! It has been a real pleasure to read your comments about your experience with us. We are really glad to see how much you enjoyed our hotel and our services and to know that you found us much better than in our...

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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Melia Zanzibar "EXCELLENT". From time of check in to everything else. I would like to mention the professionalism of Mr Jose at the front desk, we checked in on Wednesday and unfortunately there had been heavy rains whole day in zanzibar due to that our room had a slight leakage. We were as a family with children and had requested 2...

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

First of all, thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor, and also for choosing us thanks to other comments. We are delight to read that you and your family had a memorable stay in our hotel thanks to our facilities such as our Gabi beach, Aqua restaurant, etc. We are also happy to see that what you could have...

Neerpelt, Belgium
Reviewed 18 December 2015

What a great place to stay for a holiday. The location, the staff, the different restaurants, the garden and the rooms are outstanding. The food on Cabi Beach restaurant is good especially the Fish grill plater. We had a suite with a fantastic view on the Indian Ocean. (the water of the ocean is hot) The staff at the swiming...

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor! We are really happy to know that you had a fantastic holiday with us, ejoying all of our services, and we are thrilled to read your kind words regarding all our staff members, and rest assured I will pass them on to them, specially the ones you mentioned. We hope...

Nessebar, Bulgaria
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I was in Melia Zanzibar with my family for 11 days. Everything was just perfect. The hotel is amazing, the staff is smiling all the time and caring about how you feel. The food was very delicious and with good variety. The room was huge with a king size bed- very comfortable. The bathroom very well maintained. The most beautiful...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 13 December 2015

The hotels rooms, food, pool, beach , service are perfect! Not all the rooms have a wi fi connection. The beach is not next to the hotel , but the transportation is perfect and the beach itself amazing. All inclusive is very good.

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! It is great to read that your stay with us was a pleasant one and that the hotel facilities, rooms, food, pool, beach, as well as the staff services exceed your expectations. We would like to let you know, that really soon all of...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Great 2 day stay at this marvelous resort. Totally recommend if you want to enjoy Gabi beach and beautiful Zanzibar. The rooms were spotless, the food was amazing, people were so friendly. I was really impressed by the Hotel Management you could really see their genuine effort to satisfy all of their guests. Antonio and the rest of the team...

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

First of all, many thanks for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor! We are glad to read that you had a perfect stay with us and that you enjoyed our location, our facilities and our Gabi Beach so much. We are also delighted to see your recognize of our staff including our management, especially Antonio. Our complete team is looking forward...

National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Extremely clumsy hotel staff. Pathetically slow service. The hotel was overall very disappointing. I had booked the romantic oceanfront pavillion which was their honeymoon suite and the hotel staff kept ringing the phone and knocking our door for some silly thing or the other. The staff would ring the door bell frantically, some 5 times in 1 minute for us...

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M-Zanzibar, Director General at Melia Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Singh, I do sincerely regret to know about your disappointment. By reading your comment it looks like you are referring about a different hotel! Looking at all other guests comments from this platform, you are in total opposition for their said. Allow me to mentioned about my disappointment as for your information we do have an Indian Chef, therefore...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Had a club “ The Level “ Junior Suite booked at the Melia for 5 nights, their all-inclusive package is superb! There are 2 levels of inclusions depending if you are a “ the level” guest or not, but even the basic one is just great! The room was huge! With good views to the beach and pier. Great swimming...

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

Dear Jorda, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay in our hotel with all Tripadvisor users! We are really glad to see that you enjoyed so much being in one of our Suites with our exclusive The Level benefits. We are proud to receive such a good feedback for our staff as we consider them as our most...

Oman
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Best hospitality and atmosphere, I highly recommend the hotel.. The resort was over my expectations, did not expect the scenery, ambience, food, hospitality, & atmosphere to all be as good as it was.. Would return again but not during their summer, it was abit too hot...

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Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your wonderful review of Melia Zanzibar! It is always a pleasure for our whole team to see that we exceed the expectation of our guests, and in your case, we can see that you really had an amazing experience between us, even if it was a little bit too hot....

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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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  • Family Rooms
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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 the 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 perfect destination for honeymoon or wedding vacations as well as meetings & incentives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Zanzibar

Address: P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $416 - $1,116 (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 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“We stayed in a suite facing the ocean. The view of the pavillion and the bathroom were simple the best. The bed although comfortable squeaked a lot.”
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“Make sure you book with guest services if you want to eat at the Jetty restaurant - it's well worth it.”
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