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Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

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Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my parents stayed here from 7th-18th November 2016. Honestly.. It was second time we stayed here. It was very nice to come again ... It was like going back home... We were so excited. The road to the resort is kind of adventurous. But the resort is gorgeous... people who works in garden are doing great job.. and...

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Ladysmith, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Planned an impulse trip to Zanzibar .couldnt get the hotel we wanted so settled for royal Zanzibar ,glad we did.superb staff.very accommodating .chef ali went out of his way to ensure our strict halaal requirements we adhered to .we stayed in A block which has a complete ocean view .took the full board package which was worth every cent.rooms were...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to enter your terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We're not sure which part we liked more... that you stumbled in by accident and were pleased or that you are looking forward to returning! It's always a pleasure to share our guests kind feedback with our staff, but especially nice when...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather old property with fairly good cousine, very friendly staff but the beach is litter much more than in front of neighbouring properties. The management seem not to understand that the properties attraction in Zanzibar is the beach and it is the most valuable property. Within 12 days of stay we have not seen the top management of the hotel...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nagisa, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort on Trip Advisor. As always, it's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our friendly staff and the food. We will be certain to share your kind remarks with the kitchen and the staff in general. I am very sorry however that you were...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked relatively late to Zanzibar and didn't review as many places. What we read about was that the service would be excellent, the buffet and food average and the rooms dated. We were pleasantly surprised at the room we received. We got a newly renovated room so that was fantastic. And well done to the hotel for upgrading. The...

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Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We're thrilled to hear that you were pleasantly surprised, our new superior rooms are lovely... and that view!! We're also delighted to know that you enjoyed our staff. We're very proud of the team and enjoy sharing reviews like this with all of them. We noted your...

Dorset
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived for a little Rest and relaxation after a safari. We were not disappointed. The main point to mention is the staff, they were all so very cheerful and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. The guys around the pool soon had our requirements sorted (pineapple, neat or diluted as a pinacolada!). The animation team circulated letting you know...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your terrific review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and grateful as always for the compliments for our staff. We're very proud of them and it's wonderful to be able to share reviews like yours that remind...

Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ( 6 friends - 3 couples) arrived at RZBR after a 5 day safari stay at Selous Serena Camp (see separate review) Once through the main gate the imposing circular thatched open-air reception area set the tone for the whole 6 day holiday - wow! The landscaped gardens amongst the many and varied swimming and ornamental pools were beautiful,...

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GM-RZBR, General Manager at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful and very descriptive review of your stay with Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort! Your thorough recommendation is also very much appreciated. It's always a pleasure to read reviews that tell us the guests enjoyed their stay AND got their fruit and veggies! We also love being able to thank...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Royal Zanzibar between December 23, 2016 and December 31, 2016. It was a pleasant stay at the resort, with the staff taking very good care of us. The pleasant "Jambo" from each and every single employee makes you feel really welcome at the resort. First the positives: 1. Excellent Staff. Forever smiling and very helpful. 2. Good property...

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Dear Vikranth, Thank you for taking the time to post your kind review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. It was a pleasure to hear that there were so many things that you enjoyed during your stay and as always, we will be happy to share your very kind praise of our staff with each of them. I am terribly sorry...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is medium size resort with spacious, but old rooms and old surrounding facilities. Many things do not work properly. I stayed with my friends and in one room balcony doors did not close, another room could not fix airconditioner in a week, wifi never works because there is too many users etc. For children there is absloutely nothing to...

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Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the beach and the weather and were able to relax and enjoy the beautiful ocean. I am sorry to hear about the other concerns you listed with the doors and the air conditioner, wifi and food. I'm also...

Milton Keynes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back to the Royal Zanzibar for our 4th visit, it seems to improve each time. Since we were there last March the main restaurant has been refurbished, also the Samaki beach restaurant and the main bar area. With additional rooms also being added to one side of the resort we were concerned that the pool and beach areas would become...

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Thank you very much for taking the time to post your wonderful and detailed review of Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort. What a compliment to hear that you find improvements each time you visit, thank you for mentioning them! I'm also happy to tell you that the road has been graded and is now smooth from the road to the resort....

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a couple on a honeymoon. Make sure you bring a marrige certificate with you or any document saying you guys got married and the date of the wedding so you can get the honeymoon package. You will get discounts and fruit and wine to your room. The beach is great and the low/high tide is not felt. Very...

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Thank you very much for your kind review and wonderful recommendation! We're delighted to hear that you think a longer stay would be even better, what a wonderful compliment to the team. It's always a pleasure to hear that guests enjoyed their stay with us and we appreciated the detail and pointers you offered for potential guests. I was glad...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A spectacular view of the Indian Ocean from almost anywhere on the resort makes this all-inclusive property a wonderful choice for those guests looking for a peaceful and relaxing vacation. Fantastic swimming pools, a beautiful beach with clear, turquoise waters and amazing sunsets all add to the ambiance! The rooms are large, approximately 80 square metres for Superior Rooms and 100 square metres for Suites. A spacious bathroom with a large bathtub, separate shower and double sinks provide luxurious comfort. All rooms include a quiet split-unit air conditioner, TV, fridge, coffee and tea making facilities, a safe and a terrace from which to enjoy the view. The warm, friendly staff invite you to enjoy meals in the buffet restaurant with a varied selection of local and international dishes or a traditional pizza oven near the beach offers a quick snack while you relax by the pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort

Address: North Coast, Nungwi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $343 - $819 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel Nungwi
Seaclub Royal Zanzibar Beach Hotel
Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Spa Hotel in Nungwi
#4 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
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“Only 2 cottages (A&K) face the ocean - in all others you will have only partial sea view in any...”
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“Choose suites in the A block to get a direct view of the beach. The other ocean view suits have a garden between the rooms and the beach.”
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“Ask for third level renovated rooms”
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“rooms on the ground floor may have insects as they open to the garden.”
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