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Dream of Zanzibar

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value for money - all inclusive group package. Wonderful friendly staff and good spacious rooms with enclosed patio. Wine selection and standard not great - a good ordinary food selection. Lovely beach loungers with fantastic beach service. Beach boys can be annoying but this is prevalent throughout most of Zanzibar resorts.

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest's We would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us and sharing your review on this platform. We are glad that we were able to make your holiday a memorable one. Your positive comments about our colleagues’ hospitality and customer service androom experience are truly appreciated. Once again, thank you for your feedback and it would...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, superb choices of food and all I forget to mention. Rooms were clean. Beach was clean and every night there was something organized. I certainly will recommend Dream of Zanzibar to others

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest's, Thank you for staying at Dream Of Zanzibar and for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is with great pleasure to know you had an enjoyable stay with us and you liked our service, location, rooms, cleanliness and facility. Your review is testament to all our efforts in making sure that valuable guests like you will have a...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful staff...every single one of them, very accommodating and friendly. Beautiful location, gorgeous beach. Room was beautiful, however the mattress was hard and pillows definitely not 5 star quality. If they change this the room would be perfect. I wouldn't recommend this resort for elderly people as the walk from the rooms down to the beach and restaurants can be...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Hafeez, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that your stay was pleasant and you enjoyed our facilities and services. We appreciate your compliments on our service, rooms, cleanliness and recreation facilities. Once again, thank you for your feedback and for highly recommending us to the other travelers. We...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort is well positioned for ultimate fun and relaxation. Very hospitable with caring staff who goes an extra mile to meet ones needs, despite a slight language barrier with some of them. The rooms are clean and beautiful. Had a sea facing room which was spacious and well equipped with a bar fridge. The variety in dining options was...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest's, Thank you for posting your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to know that you had an excellent stay with us. Thank you for your compliments on our recreation facilities and location. Once again, thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to Dream for another memorable stay in Zanzibar. Yours sincerely,...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went on an all inclusive package from April 9th to 16th 2017 for our honeymoon. Our room was spacious, and the beds very comfortable. Battled with the pillows, but pillows are a very personal thing so no big deal. Our shower was massive and we were provided with a bottle of sparkling wine to welcome our...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest's, I am pleased to read your wonderful feedback regarding your recent stay with us and would like to thank you for sharing this on this platform. It truly warms our heart to know we exceeded your expectations and provided you a memorable stay with us. We appreciate your high recommendation of Dream Of Zanzibar and we look forward...

Moscow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff is great and makes you really feel at home. Not far from the airport, good road on the way, so that yo do not get tired after a long flight once more. Rooms are nice, clean and cosy - soft drinks & beer a updated daily. Several bars serve nice drinks, restaurants serve GOOD food - seafood every day,...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Igor, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your wonderful feedback on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Your positive comments about our colleagues’ hospitality, rooms, food and beverage is truly appreciated. It will be our pleasure welcoming you back to Dream for another memorable holiday in Zanzibar. Yours sincerely,...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all we would like to give a huge THANK YOU to the whole staff of the Hotel. You are doing an amazing job and made us dream to be there again since the first day we left. If we could check in again, we would take a flight immediately. We are still wearing the bracelet of the AI...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Fraccalvieri, Thank you very much for visiting us and for posting your review on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to read your positive feedback and glad we were able to provide you a wonderful experience. Your compliments on our location, room, cleanliness, room service, food and beverage options and facility are truly appreciated. Once again, thank you for your...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The all inclusive rate worked out very well. It was great not having any surprise bill at the of my stay. The food was lovely and the staff very friendly. I also like the fact that all the restaurants except the seafood one were also part of the inclusive package.

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Sudeep_Billava, General Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive feedback and we are delighted to receive such motivating comments about our hotel. We are happy to know you had a pleasant stay with us and thank you for your compliments on our colleague's hospitality. Thank you once again for your feedback and We look forward to welcoming you back in...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time in Zanzibar. Last time (3 years ago) we stayed at the Royal Zanzibar. Comparing both hotels is difficult. The Royal Zanzibar had more swimming pools, but the rooms seamed older. Dream of Zanzibar's rooms are newer and cleaner, but there are only two (smaller) pools when comparing with the Royal Zanzibar, also the garden of...

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Sudeep_Billava, Front Office Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Guest's, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and you liked our facilities and services. We appreciate your high recommendation of Dream of Zanzibar and we can’t wait to welcome you back on your return visit. Yours...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent an incredible holiday with 30 ladies for a friends 50th birthday.The entire experience,staff and place was something I will never forget.Highly recommended.*****The friendliest people who stop at nothing to accommodate you and always a smile.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your valuable feedback on this platform. We are delighted to know we were able to exceed your expectations which you have highlighted for our amazing service. Meanwhile, it will be our pleasure welcoming you back in dream for another memorable stay with us. Yours sincerely, Sudeep Billava Front Office Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dream of Zanzibar is a superb 5 star all inclusive Resort, proud member of The Emerald Collection. The Resort is nestled in the midst of exotic gardens on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. Dream of Zanzibar offers 104 deluxe gardens rooms, 40 ocean view junior suites, 10 additional junior suites with Jacuzzi and 3 beach villas with private pool. The 5 Restaurants offer guests an exceptional variety of dining options and 3 bars feature relaxing environments to enjoy refreshing drinks and cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dream of Zanzibar

Address: Kiwengwa, Mahonda, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Mahonda
Price Range: $270 - $452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dream of Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 157
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Diamonds Dream Of Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
Dream Of Zanzibar Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Try get a sea view.”
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“Choose a room close to the restaurants and beach.”
CarmenSue_Lopes, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“A shower door would be a good idea so that the bathroom floor doesn't get wet all the time. ”
436lynnh, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Maybe it is worthwhile to opt for the villas as they are down at the swimming pool and the restaurants”
enricoj554, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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