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Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar

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Lagos State, Nigeria
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel organised for our pick up at the ferry terminal - the driver was punctual and courteous. We drove for approx. 1 hr south and we had a warm welcome at the location, where stunning views, a beautiful swimming pool and lots of ambiance in common areas. The jetty was being repaired throughout our stay which was a little...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After one month travelling through Tanzania, we decided to spend our last days in Tanzania at the Spice Island Hotel in Zanzibar, which was the best decision we could have made. The food was amazing, the staff really welcoming and we felt like this is the best place to relax after the (sometimes) exhausting time of travelling in Tanzania. Try...

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Hallein, Austria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our third time on Zanzibar and just out of curiosity we stayed for the third time in a different Hotel. By comparison this well located resort conviced us most. Although we just had 3 nights in there, we really enjoyed the atmosphere in Spice Island Hotel, which was very relaxing and placid on hand, but full of spirit...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great music, the interior design here is exceptional A* , food was good but very expensive!! So Little disappointing considering it was low season, staff are super friendly, even pets here were very welcoming ;) Recommend coming here only on special a occassion especially if your a backpacker and on a shoe lace budget. Thanks Spice Island for awesome atmosphere.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice hotel with nice people. The food was average but when we entered our room the first day, we were met by pretty flowers all over the beds. And a free watermelon-drink at the reception gave us a excellent start for the time. The staff was also very nice, especially at the reception desk. The water in the Indian...

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Hope Mills, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The hotel was nice and was greeted warmly. Check-in was easy and no hassle. The rooms are nice with air conditioning nice hot water and beds are soft. The bar is really cool and the bartenders are great at mixing drinks. The restaurant is nice but only complaint would be need to have more seafood on the menu. All in...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Fantastic pool (only drawback: it's deep!), the room was lovely with nice amenities, big, and an effective air conditioner. Staff were helpful and attentive. Only issue is that the beach right at the resort is rocky, so not amenable to wading/swimming. (The beach all along Jambiani is very shallow, even at high tide, so you have to go way out...

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Thank Ann S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Firstly Zanzibar is an incredible place. 5* facilities with maintaining a traditional African feel, loads to do, postcard beaches, fantastic wildlife and locals are so so friendly. Just a place everyone has to visit. Spice Island has so much going for it. The villa style rooms have everything you need with comfy beds, wifi, nice bathrooms and room service. Can’t...

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Sandro N, Geschäftsführer at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ewan G, thanks a lot for review us here on Tripadvisor. Much appreciated. We are speechless about you review. It makes us so much happy to read that you enjoy your stay that much. We will give this review to all our staff. A nice motivation for them. You are most welcome back at our little paradise. We wish...

Moshi, Tanzania
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I and my friend visit this hotel and really we enjoy the food and all people who working there, we walk around the sea and our guide show us many things. we enjoy and no doubt to recommend this hotel other people who want visit nzibarZa

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 8 January 2017

we stayed here for 5 nights after a safari in Tanzania. what a fantastic hotel. yes, wifi may be limited (sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't), but you can take your mind off the internet relaxing by the pool or drinking a cocktail at the Jetti bar. every night there was a different theme to the food - highlight to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Life`s the beach, enjoy the people, feel the culture ofZanzibar!Enjoy the sophisticated island cuisine, fresh seafood and fish as a combination of Indian, Arab, Indian and African dishes; here finds itsperfection. What could be more romantic than a dinner under the starry sky of Zanzibar with accompanied by the full moon of the Equator or aperfect breakfast on the beach with the rising morning sun of the Indian Ocean?Our oriental lounge gives you a breathtaking view over the Indian Ocean. Seated on cushions, you can read here, listen to the music or just simply relax and let your soul flow. Over the sea pier youare reaching our Jetty bar and the water sports center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar

Address: Paje-Jambiani Road | P.O. Box 2484 Jambiani, Jambiani 2484, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $196 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar Jambiani, Zanzibar Island
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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“All rooms are quiet”
topia2017, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“mid-range to luxury cost, at leadt compared to other African countries.”
dcin0, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We as a family had a double bungalow with interconnecting doors. Perfect when travelling with younger kids. One of the bathrooms had a annoying smell in the shower, but the other was ok.”
852PeterS, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms close to the pool and the bar are not noisy - so you can take it anytime.”
748franziskam, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Deluxe rooms are better located around the pool and amenities and have stone pathways as opposed to dirt.”
18Giulia, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
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