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Reef & Beach Resort

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Road Jambiani - Makunduchi Exit on left side coming from Paje, Jambiani Tanzania
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#7 of 26 hotels in Jambiani
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Recently renovated resort with 71 rooms and bungalows. Taken over in June 2014 by Paradise & Wilderness tours group. With international management, this is the perfect place to enjoy your holiday. The resort is located uniquely near the mangroves and has 270 degrees sea view. The buffet restaurant serves local food with international influences. A small a la carte menu is available as well.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Public wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Diving
Game room
Snorkelling
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Car hire
Foot massage
Full body massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Refrigerator
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Safe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Family Resort
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Dutch, German and 1 more
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Leehanne V wrote a review 13 Sep
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What is advertised online is not what you get. My partner have to work remotely while we travel and that is why we booked Reeff and Beach resort as they advertise wifi throughout the entire resort which is not the case You also have to pay a deposit for the beach towels and safety deposit box which should be factored into your room rate. Buffer dinner: really limited options with only a coffee option after dinner , no dessert. The staff also take your plates away after you barely finished your food and don't even asked if you want to order another drink. Gym: exceptionally poor most equipment is broken. Rooms are ok but there is no cupboard to pack anything away. Worst resort i have ever been to!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Playball M wrote a review 2 Sep
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What a wonderful experience. Starting with our tour guide, Friday, from Suntours that fetched us from the airport. He is very well informed and also gave handy tips on sites to visit and even arranged for our COVID tests to be done. His communication was excellent. The resort was just as it looked on the photo's. It was good idea to take the all inclusive offer. Rooms were serviced twice a day, with towels and linen changed daily. The food was delicious.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Mohammef A wrote a review 2 Sep
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Very nice hotel with very nice people , especialy Peter and John , of you have any question they help you with it ! And if you are here ask for Mohammed and Prisca in the restaurant they fixed us with good food and the best service at the restaurant ! The view and beach is beautifull here !
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tomasz P wrote a review Aug 2021
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We're just back from Reef & Beach Resort Jambiani. The "all inclusive" offer as for the bars is quite poor. Just one beer offered for free and it doesn't even taste like a beer. All other local beers are offered for $3 for a small bottle. It's the same with other drinks. The location of the hotel is perfect. Long walks into the ocean during the low tide are incredible. The staff is nice and helpful. But the absolute winner is the SPA with all the offered massages ! We recommmend the place.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Room Tip: Ocean view bungalows are the best.
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Shanco45 wrote a review Aug 2021
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I absolutely loved this Resort! My transportation arrived promptly upon arrival to the Zanzibar airport. I arrived before check in time, was offered breakfast then my sea front beach bungalow was ready for me to enjoy. My bungalow was comfortable and well decorated. The view from my porch was spectacular! The property was very well maintained, the food was plentiful and delicious! The drinks weren't as strong as I'm used to; however, I purchased the all inclusive option so I was able to drink as much as I wanted. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I felt very safe being there alone and going on the resort sponsored excursions. Every evening there were little towel animals on my bed which was awesome! I was a tiny bit skeptical about booking when I read complaints about the food, but after being there I'm not sure why there are complaints. There were several options to choose from for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The omelet and pasta stations were amazing. They even offered fire grilled pizza at the bar area a few evenings. Oh I almost forgot there was entertainment on the property in the evenings and a Beach party off the property with transportation provided. Very nice place to stay especially if you are a woman traveling solo! I will definitely be returning!!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Room 100 was amazing!
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PRICE RANGE
US$44 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Ras Shungi Beach Resort
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandJambiani
NUMBER OF ROOMS
71
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Frequently Asked Questions about Reef & Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Reef & Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Jambiani Beach (6.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Reef & Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Reef & Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Reef & Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Reef & Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Reef & Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fadhil Restaurant, Peterpan Beach Lodge & Italian Restaurant, and Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Reef & Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Reef & Beach Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Reef & Beach Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Reef & Beach Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Dutch, Afrikaans, and Swahili.
Does Reef & Beach Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Reef & Beach Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.