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Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar

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Nungwi Road, Nungwi Tanzania See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great hotel in a very good location. The beach is the most beautiful on the island. The buffets' food is amazing, many variety and very good quality. We had the best dinner of our lives on the private beach of the hotel with the most...More

1  Thank Rui R
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I stayed with my familly 6 nights in the hotel. Generally I am not keen on resorts with more than 30-40 rooms but decided to give it a try. Already welcome reception promissed great service. Rooms are nice and spacious, everything is neat and vegetation...More

5  Thank Bostjan H
Response from Motasem Shehan S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Riu Palace ZanzibarResponded 19 May 2018

Dear Bostjan H, It was indeed a great pleasure having you stayed at The Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa during your travel to Zanzibar It makes us so proud knowing that the arrangements made exceeded your expectation and resulted to a unique experience. Also,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great and memorable stay at Riu Palace. great hotel area, super fine food and a wonderful beach. a special highlight was the romantic dinner on the beach with an excellent service by stevan and richard :-) best thanks for these unforgettable holidays

1  Thank Fabian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so let’s start with the negatives: we should have booked a longer stay!! :) I have traveled to quite a few countries and thus had the privilege to stay in many resorts. This stay was one of the best if not the best. The...More

3  Thank Stefan-12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked this hotel back when it was Hideaway and the service my husband had received over emails was fantastic. It seems, however, due to the transition, some of the information was missed entirely and at check-in we had to resolve a few issues...More

4  Thank Natasha b
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The luxury All Inclusive/Half board Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar opens all year round and is located on the northern tip of Unguja, the main island of the archipelago of Zanzibar, on Nungwi Beach. RIU Palace ...More is the most elegant category in the RIU hotel chain, with hotels that meet the highest standards in terms of luxury, excellence and sophistication, creating a unique experience. The location is ideal due to its proximity to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (66km), Stone Town (57km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 100 cozily furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi and offers many amenities. Relax in our spa or get in shape at the gym. 2 outdoor pools, suites with small private pool in Privileged Area. Day and evening entertainment, Children's entertainment (4-12 yrs). For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main restaurant and 3 bars, and 2 ‘à la carte’ restaurants for guests staying at the Privileged Area (once per stay). Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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On the Beach
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Hotel Style
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 348 - US$ 1,432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
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14 September 2018|
Response from mc8sr | Reviewed this property |
I recommend that you contact the hotel directly from their website. I am not sure the hotel runs excursions, but they can recommend a local tour company.
8 September 2018|
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Response from GLOBETROTTERS170 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a kettle in a drawer near to the mini-bar along with tea,coffee & milk sachets etc . We take our travel kettle but thought the hotel one looked almost new. Having said that being all inclusive we only used this... More
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"Try and get a room closer to the sea- the rooms by the reception are too far."
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"Choose this resort to relax. Deals are available from whole sales."
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"the higher floor at the villa is with better view"
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"Most rooms are away from any noise so evenings are silent. Understand this hotel is becoming an ADULTS ONLY..."
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