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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned home after a dream like holiday at the Melia Zanzibar. From the moment we passed through the main gates and entered the hotel grounds, we felt instantly 'at home'. When on holiday, the climate and surroundings are very important, but the warm and friendly welcome/treatment we received on arrival to the day we left, shone above...

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

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for such a lovely review, regarding your recent stay with us! We are delighted to know that just right at the moment you entered our hotel you felt instantly "at home", and that you loved our rooms, our restaurants and our facilities. We are touched by your kind words about our service and...

Gezer, Israel
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Honeymoon vacation from dreams. Hotel with face to west side, with wonderful View to the indian ocean. The Resturants are inviting and very Pleasants. Everything was perfect. We are hoping and expecting to experience other Melia hotels worldwide Perhaps even returnning to Melia Zanzibar in Future. Recommended fpr everyone.

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

Dear Mr. Amit, First of all, thank you for sharing your comments in TripAdvisor! We are thrilled to know that you had the Honeymoon vacation of your dreams with us and that "everything was perfect". We really hope to welcome you back here with us, or in any of our other Melia properties around the world. Best Regards, Alejandro Perez...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Melia hotel is the best one zanzibar Thanks general manager for give my guest good service. Food excellent Room wonderfull Garden very nice Beach & view very good Everything was excellent. Managing director bay tours and travel.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time out to review your stay with us. We are really glad to see that you consider Melia Zanzibar as "the best one in Zanzibar" and that everything was excellent. Thank you very much for recommending us on Tripadvisor and we hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back! Best Regards, Alejandro...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The beach and sea are shown attached files and far away from hotel. There is a shuttle between hotel and beach that its photo given below too (with orange colored seats). The sea level changes because of ebb and flow

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

Dear Mrs. Ayfers, Thank you for the time taken to do this comment! But, allow to say that I do regret the damageable 1/5 only been giving to us in your review. Indeed, Gabi Beach (our private beach) is only located 4 mn away from the main building by experiencing our “daladala”, alias the local transport used by Zanzibarians to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I recently returned from a 10 day stay at Melia and must say that it exceeded our expectations. The moment you walk in you feel relaxed and welcomed. There rooms are marvelous as is the whole resort. It is huge and beautifully well kept. There are several restaurants and we had the all inclusive package which is...

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

Dear Adam, First of all, thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review about your recent stay in Melia Zanzibar. We are thrilled to know that our hotel exceed your expectations in every aspect. We are proud to receive such a good feedback for our staff as we consider them as one of our strongest points...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top-class resort and hotel. It excels due to its outstanding customer service, super confortable rooms, and its facilites, including five top-class restaurants, two swimming-pools, fitness centre, private beach,... we spent part of our honeymoon in the best possible place!! Thank you very much, asante sana!!

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

Dear Mr. Abengoza, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience with us in Tripadvisor and for choosing Melia Zanzibar as part of your honeymoon. We are glad to see that our customer service, our "super confortable rooms", and our facilites exceed your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again with us. Meanwhile you can follow us on...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Melia for a dinner in their a la carte restaurant and we have enjoyed thoroughly our experience, great service, ambience and food, Reda the food and beverage manager and all the team they are doing a great job, defiantly we will go there again

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

Dear Mr. Michael, Thank you for sharing with all Tripadvisor users your "great dinner experience". We are really happy to see that you came to our a la carte restaurant Aqua and the service, the food and the ambience exceed your expectations. Next time you decide to come back to our hotel, we recommend you to spend the night in...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my Zanzibar layover in 20-22 December 2016. My first time in Africa also, my best impression ever in Zanzibar is this hotel. There have everything you want about holiday to vacation's concept, I stay in Melia Hotel all day all night because I have no time to go outside, but I feel like I'm in Zanzibar even when...

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

Dear Guest, First of all, thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that you loved our hotel and you will ask for more layovers in our resort. We really hope to welcome you soon with us, meanwhile you can follow us on Instagram: melia.zanzibar Best Regards, Alejandro Pérez Iniesta Guest Experience Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Melia is about 45 minutes drive over a local 'road'. upon entering its clear that the place is different from the local standards. The hotel is built on a huge area that has wide gardens that are beautifully taken care after. the service is very friendly from the minute you arrive. the rooms are very nice. views are fantastic....

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

Dear Mr. Gil, First of all, thank you for taking your time out to review your stay with us at Melia Zanzibar. We are glad to read that you loved our facilities, and our "friendly staff", and we are still sorry about the incident with your wife. If you plan to come back to Zanzibar if will be a pleasure...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking views, fantastic food, superb service and luxurious rooms. The perfect spot in Zanzibar if you need a relaxing break with all the perks. All amenities were clean and well looked after. Perfect place to get married on the pier.

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

Dear Mr. Kyle, Many thanks for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor! We are thrilled to know that you loved our "idilic setting" but also, to know that our food, service and rooms exceed your expectations. We hope to welcome you soon in Melia Zanzibar, Best regards, Alejandro Perez Iniesta Guest Experience Manager

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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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  • Minibar
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  • 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: ₹ 15,324 - ₹ 37,032 (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 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Family 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.”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“I've enjoyed every corner!”
 of 5 bubbles lauraa774, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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