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Nairobi
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We spent five nights at this hotel, and experienced the BBQ by the poolside both Sunday and Wednesday. It is a nice hotel but with great potential. The service varied a lot from excellent and smiling from some staff to almost non-existing from others. One example, it shouldn't take one hour to serve a coffee, or 50 minutes to serve...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2013

We spent six super days at Spice Island and had a marvellous time.The staff were very friendly and helpful.The beach was long and beautiful and the bar at the end of the pier was such a beautiful spot.I would recommend this hotel for a completely relaxing holiday,away from the hustle and bustle.The pool was large ,the room was spacious and...

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Picton, Canada
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We booked a few nights at Spice Island to end off our safari on the beach and we had a very relaxing beach holiday here with our group of 8. The rooms were spacious and clean and the property was well maintained and felt very safe. The pool was beautiful and warm but there was not very much of a...

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Dubai
Reviewed 31 December 2012

We landed up at this Hotel by chance and had a wonderful experience. Great staff and equally good food... Will strongly recommend to every one in case you are looking at a nice Beach vacation in Zanzibar.

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Bloxham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2012

Just returned from 6 night honeymoon, following a Kenyan safari, at Spice Island Hotel and Resort. We were made to feel so welcome at the hotel, thanks to the fantastic service. We were given a fruit platter on our arrival, along with a bottle of champagne. And our room had been decorated so beautifully, with flowers everywhere. Excursions were organised...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 July 2012

I was traveling with two other people and our triple room was very spacious, with a king and a twin bed, both fitted with mosquito nets. The twin bed's net was rather close-fitting, requiring the occupant to either squish herself down into the middle of the bed or lay normally with the net on her face. There's an air conditioning...

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Gotha
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Das Hotel hat einen jungen & dynamischen Stil, sowie Managment. Verschiedene Aktivitaeten wie Boat trips, Angeln oder Tauchen werden geboten und auch auf Anfrage begleidet. Die Zimmer sind liebefoll gestaltet und haben einen frischen Flair. Der Garten mit seinen vielen verschiedenen tropischen Pflanzen gefiel uns besonders. Im grossen & ganzen ein aufmerksamer & hoeflicher Service kuemmerte sich um unsere Wuensche...

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Reykjavik
Reviewed 14 December 2011

we staid with our daughter at this beautiful resort last august and were very happy with our stay. The room, in our little house, was spacious and comfortable - especially good to have 2 bathrooms with a teenage daughter. The staff was friendly and efficient. Food was very good and the restaurant beautiful, as well as the comfy living room...

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Spiceislandhotel, Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment your recent stay at Spice Island Hotel & Resort. We are happy and proud that we fulfilled your expectations. Kind regards Spice Island Hotel & Resort

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 21 October 2011

room prices with breakfast 140 usd, half board 180 usd, full board 220 usd. food and drink prices excellent value. the 2 managing ladies are extremely efficient, present and very attentive to customers and staff. we stayed in another (grubby) place and had our lunches and dinners at the spice island resort. we even took others along. food is great,...

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Spiceislandhotel, Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment your recent stay at Spice Island Hotel & Resort. We are happy and proud that we fulfilled your expectations. Kind regards Spice Island Hotel & Resort

Blighty
Reviewed 17 July 2011

an efficiently run place, with an extra toilet in each cabin, totalling two toilets. (our main complaint was the lack of a hatch connecting the two commodes which meant our conversation was often frustratingly muffled during times of shared faecal urgency.) a, frankly, sinister head waiter (who the waiting staff clearly feared) meant meals were tense and the preponderance of...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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 - $314 (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
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
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