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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked and prepaid an eco bungalow with sea view and we stayed there without any problem. The staff was very friendly and helpful, breakfast was fine (try poached eggs) and the room was being cleaned every day. The maasai (security guys) were nice and overall we had a good feeling of safety both at the hotel and the beach....

Thank Kalypso S
Noosa Heads
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the eco cabin with no a/c and it was perfect ! My score is based on the whole experience of living here. From what I saw it has one of the best beach frontage locations - your view is through the palm trees to the ocean beyond - really wonderful ! It is right next door to...

Thank James H
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Thanks to the locals in Paje village I had a great three weeks' stay at Cristal Resort in July. The people in Paje are very friendly, and I spent most of my time with them. They have their local café, and I recommend that you take a trip into the village to meet the "real" Zanzibar, not only the beach....

Thank eudnes
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Directly next to Kite Centre. Got good winds in October - especially for beginners. Nice view and places to stay at the beach. Great safety with friendly Masai's guarding the place 24/7. Beach bungalows are clean and nice with view on the beach and aurcon. Bathrooms rather very basic. Villa rooms are really nice with great bathrooms, etc. Breakfast is...

1Thank ACCE86
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

If you wish to behold the beauty of the Zanzibar East coast, there is only one place to be and it is Cristal Resort. Excellent views of the sea as well as comfortable villas made our trip the most memorable one. We got to see kite surfers too!!

1Thank Andrew_Kryptonite
Paris, France
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lovely rooms, nice pool, very clean, good food and nice staff = a great experience. Just two small drawbacks: the Internet is only available in the restaurant area and the breakfast is not very good. But apart from that this is a great value for money deal!

Thank Simon T
Paje, Tanzania
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Cristal is simply an excepcional place with a wide, long, white-sand beach filled up with friendly locals and kitesurfers. Bungalows are quiet, cosy, yet elegant with a stuning view to the ocean. Food and cousine is good enough, despite seafood which is superb. But the best thing in the hotel is their staff - friendly and helpful. I will remember...

2Thank AStobnicki
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Like the last reviewer, I was a bit hesitant after seeing some bad reviews. But some people in the know convinced me that these were due to a now-resolved management/fraud issue. We stayed in an eco-bungalow and our kids had a deluxe room for the air-conditioning. At least in July/August, the eco-bungalow is way better. The deluxe rooms are "Western"...

2Thank sgolamco
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Crustal Resort... What can I say... I always like to be objective, fair and honest in my reviews so here goes. From before we booked we were quite hesitant as there were some really bad reviews, but I can tell you I was happily pleased that my worries were misplaced when I arrived and saw the room we had. We...

2Thank Mohammad O
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The resort was amazing. It is located in Paje which is very quiet. The rooms had ac and mosquito nets. When you walked out of the rooms it went straight onto the beach. It was very quiet and peaceful there. There was also free wifi within the resort. The only thing that let the resort down was the restaurant. There...

Thank carf123

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Cristal Resort

Address: P.O. Box 3917, Paje, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: ₹ 5,661 - ₹ 8,117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cristal Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Cristal Resort Ltd Hotel Zanzibar
Cristal Hotel Zanzibar
Cristal Hotel Ltd
Cristal Resort Paje, Zanzibar Island
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“Book a bungalow, not a room. No luxury in the bungalow either, but it is more private, and it is closer to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles eudnes, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms near Teddy's Place can be noisy when the start the disco. Definitely eco over deluxe.”
 of 5 bubbles sgolamco, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with ac. There ae eco friendly rooms with only fans in them.”
 of 5 bubbles carf123, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles zamaz2016, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Few of the A/C rooms has not much sea view, ask for the one with the sea view on the south side of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles alon662016, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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