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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins

    Plot number 143/93, Mbweni Street | Kiembe Samakie, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good32%
    • Average9%
    • Poor6%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 199 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    it was a very nice and memorable trip . hotel staff and management very nice and helpful . location, beach and most like sunset point was awesome . food also very nice the staff also arrange for us birthday celebration for my friend's kid birthday....More

    1  Thank chauhanjimit16
    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    Set against the historic ruins, Protea Hotel is perfectly located to explore the pristine beaches of Zanzibar and flavor of historic town. The hotel is convenient located between Airport, old town and central business center. The management and staffs are so friendly make us feel...More

    1  Thank Tim C
    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    Just a BIG thank you to the team for making our holiday very special and extremely relaxing. Very unique hotel and perfect location close to the airport, stone town and chumbe island. Every meal was extraordinary and the sunsets on the deck amazing. The team...More

    1  Thank Chris J
    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    Lovely stay! The room was quaint and quiet with a lovely view! There was a lovely ambiance about restaurant! Beautiful setting, beautiful views! Loved the sunsets! Most outstanding was the personal attentive service at all times! The breakfast staff was especially efficient, friendly and HAPPY!...More

    1  Thank futuregreekvisitor
    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I landed at the Protea with our 3 year old son in tow having had an unpleasant experience with a previous booking at a hotel in Chukwani. We were referred to the Protea by a tour agent and quickly made our way...More

    1  Thank Salie45
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 138 - USD 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
    • #4 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • #11 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Mbweni Ruins ,
    • Protea Hotel By Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Room & Suite (30)
    Pool & Beach (27)
    Dining (11)
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    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Bathroom (1)
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    julie-vgaff
    12 April 2016|
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    Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
    We used the shuttle - I think it runs in and out 3 times a day, at 9:00, 12:00 and 3:00 (ish). The hotel is only 15 minutes from Stonetown, so you can easily grab a taxi in town to go back to the hotel whenever you want.
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    Lynnda74
    27 May 2015|
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    Response from Hanlie W | Reviewed this property |
    The Hotel is extremely accessable, in fact they have complimentary taxis twice a day to Stone Town.
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