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North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2014

From the very warm welcome to the end of our holiday we were made to feel very special guests by all of the staff. The rooms are very comfortable and the Jacuzzi was a lovely added touch in the junior suite we were allocated. The food outlets we tried - the main buffet, the Italian, the Chinese, the Indian and...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar and for absolutely wonderful review, it is really make us feel happy to read that you felt special at Dream of Zanzibar, we are going to share you nice comments with all the staff, looking forward to welcome you at your home Dream of Zanzibar.

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Amazing hotel and one the best service that I ever received. I highly recomend that at least one time in your life you have to try it. The rooms are large and with a splendid view over the ocean. All the restaurants are very good, and very very friendly Staff.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar and taking the time to share a wonderful review, we are glad that you had a wonderful stay, looking forward to welcome you at Dream of Zanzibar.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 July 2014

The hotel is perfect , staff were very helpful & friendly... its really the perfect choice for honeymooners... our room type was Junior suit jacuzzi , it was really comfortable, clean & romantic,, the food was delicious with high variety... we are sure we will come again in our anniversary

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar and taking the time to share a wonderful review, we are glad that you had a wonderful vacation in our Jacuzzi room, looking forward to welcome you at Dream of Zanzibar.

Eldoret, Rift Valley, Kenya
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Words can not describe how fantastic this hotel is...We were skeptical at first as we had heard it was a large hotel, but upon arrival its on a league of its own. We stayed in the jacuzzi room and as honeymooners we got a great package for the spa and a surprise dinner for 2 on the beach. Every day...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar for your honeymoon and for this wonderful review, we are glad to know that we were able to make your honey moon memorable; we are looking forward to welcome you soon at your home Dream of Zanzibar

England
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Please do not be put off by my review if you have booked here but, in my experience this is not a five star resort. You will see from my profile that I have travelled extensively world wide so feel I am well placed to make comparisons. There is no 'wow factor' at all but more than this, there are...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinions about your recent stay at Dream of Zanzibar. I do express my sincere apology for the inconvenience occurred during your stay Please, be ensured that all the departments directly involved have been already informed also the local authorities regarding the beach boys, in order to sort out...

Reviewed 11 July 2014

I would not classify this hotel at 5 star, it's more of a 4 star. The beach was great - pity they can't do much about the hawkers that can harrass one if you want peace and quiet. The restaurant staff was brilliant -exceptional service levels but housekeeping didn't leave much to be desired. The spa is still new and...

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

Dear Valued guest, Thank you for Choosing Dream of Zanzibar and for the time to review your stay with us, we are happy to know that you enjoyed our beach and our service at the restaurant, we do apologize for the inconvenience caused by the sellers outside our property on the beach, we take your feedback as an opportunity to...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Ok. Let's get straight to the point... This is an excellent resort. Let me place some perspective on that statement. It is one of the best in Zanzibar. If you've only ever been used to Egypt style resorts you'll be wowed. If you've been to similar resorts in Mauritius, you'll be happy and if you expecting Maldives 5 star you'll...

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Thank you for taking the time to share this thoughtful review on TripAdvisor. We are really happy to read how much you enjoyed your stay at Dream Of Zanzibar, we will share your comments with our staff, we hope to welcome you again in the next future .

Kehl, Germany
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We stayed there for 6 nights after Safari trip in Tanzania. It was very great. We were there in June and the Hotel was not fully booked. So it was very quiet and we had a good choose to lay at the dreamful beach or pool area. The Service was great and the similar Restaurants which their Food perfect. Unfortunately...

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Dream of Zanzibar and for wonderful review, we are glad that you had a quiet relaxing time at our resort enjoying our entertainment , and we appreciate for recommending us, all the staff here is looking forward to welcome you soon at our resort.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 26 June 2014

My husband and I just returned from an amazing holiday at Diamonds Dream of Zanzibar. We had a wonderful, relaxing holiday thanks to the excellent hospitality from the staff. A sincere thank you to Riyab, Shyams, Michael, Sebastian and Daya for making our holiday unforgettable. They have always gone out of their way to accommodate our every need. An excellent...

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Michael F, Guest Relations Manager at Dream of Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Natasha, Thank you for your absolutely wonderful review, all our staff still remember you and sending you their greetings, it really does make us happy to know that we exceeded your expectations, we are looking forward to welcome you again at your second home Dream of Zanzibar.

Ickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We had planned a wedding of our daughter over 3 days at the hotel, with just under 200 guests from all over the world. The venue was great, the staff were fantastic, especially Pamela Pallotini, Riab Ismail, Shams Abbas, cooks Chandra, Daya and especially Jagath Meyn, the GM . The co-operation and their help was more than we had asked...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $272 - $539 (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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“Junior suite with spa bath has most amazing views over the resort and ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Femque, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay for all inclusive..well worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles KathrynM3149, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They call rooms ocean facing, some just that,another block between you,the ocean on the horizon if you want a real sea view stress that.”
 of 5 bubbles KENTTRAVELLERAA, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the Junior Jacuzzi Room, great views, fantastic Jacuzzi and closer to the entertainment. Dinner at the Boma was my favorite spot.”
 of 5 bubbles scarletmat, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't go walking on the beach or anywhere outside the resort as locals will harass you.”
 of 5 bubbles DarrylH6969, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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