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Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

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Zanzibar North Coast, Kiwengwa 3276 Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This wonderful resort is outstanding, both in terms of staffing and facilities. Our room was immaculate and well presented. It was great to have the choice of a ceiling fan or air con. Thanks to the turn down service, which included untying the nets around...More

Thank emmacoles29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed post Safari for 5 days, as a couple to relax and unwind. The hotel is a large complex with spacious well appointed rooms and lovely gardens and we found the stay very peaceful and tranquil. We had a few initial problems on check...More

Thank Philip H
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Jambo Philip H, I hope you are well, thank you for your review on your recent stay with us. I'm very happy we made your stay so enjoyable as nothing is too much trouble for our guests. I shall pass on your kind comments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights at Bluebay after a safari in Kenya, and it was a nice stay overall but the resort has space for improvement. The grounds and the pool are very nice, but the hotel operates a card system for pool towels which means...More

Thank EmmaG1012
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear EmmaG1012, Thank you for your feedback from your recent vacation. All feedback is taken very seriously as we aim not just to meet but also to exceed our guests expectations, your feedback regarding various areas of the operation has been reviewed and filtered down...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (group of six people) spent four nights on this resort and will never come back. It is not 5* resort. The rooms and bathrooms are large, clean, but very poorly equipped. The food at the restaurant is OK, but service is horrible. To receive...More

Thank Mark D
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mark D, Thank you for your feedback. I was disappointed to read that we did not meet up to your expectations during your stay here at the resort. I have passed your feedback on to my Front of house team to ensure that your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was excellent, in only one week everybody knows who you are and they are always happy and helpfull. The rooms were very clean and the turndown-service every evening was a nice bonus. Loved the stay, loved the food, everything!More

Thank Caroline S
Response from Mark N, Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

Jambo Caroline S, Well it certainly looks like you had a great time Caroline, I'm very happy that you had such a good holiday and well all hope to see you back at the resort again very soon enjoying the Zanzibar hospitality and sunshine! Asante...More

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About
Description
A luxury beachfront resort with traditional Swahili charm, Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is situated on the finest white beach on the east coast of Zanzibar. The resort is one of the island’s most prestigious More properties offering the ultimate in beach comfort: excellent accommodation; fine wining and dining; a host of sports and leisure facilities; the famous Oasis Spa; and our award-winning service. Bluebay’s rooms and suites are set within 30-acres of tropical gardens with over 1,000 palm trees, some right at the ocean’s edge. All rooms are spacious, bright and beautifully decorated in Zanzibari style. Dining at Bluebay showcases Zanzibar’s celebrated local ingredients with an emphasis on fresh seafood and contemporary cuisine. As well as being a magical destination for holidaymakers wishing to soak up the sun and absorb the enchanting culture of Zanzibar, the resort offers excellent facilities for meetings, conferences and group incentives. And our weddings and events team can help you plan a private party, a wedding and, of course, a honeymoon! Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is Bluebay’s premier brand. The resort shares a 500m stretch of beach with its sister property – Sultan Sands Island Resort. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Luxury
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Spa
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On the Beach
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Luxury
,
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
104
Price range
USD 177 - USD 396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
,
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Luxury
,
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
104
Price range
USD 177 - USD 396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
,
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
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Traveller (1,403)
Room & Suite (384)
Pool & Beach (294)
Dining (119)
Amenities (113)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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Emily-Jane C
7 September 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
If you have enough time to book before your trip - I suggest to look for CHEETAH'S ROCK on Trip advisor - you book this trip separately directly with Cheetah's Rock - not the hotel - but they fill up about 6-8 weeks out... More
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Emily-Jane C
7 September 2018|
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Response from ImandCj | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we were happy to laze about the hotel so we have no experience of excursions. They were definitely available including proper tour companies and from sellers on the beach - we would never buy an excursion from the... More
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Dip G
23 July 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Property representative |
Good evening Dip G, At the moment I can offer a upgrade of $45 per day these rates are subject to change depending on availability and the time of year, please feel free to get in contact in advance if you wish to... More
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"Ask for a room close to reception if you have mobility issues."
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"When booking rooms make sure to ask for rooms close to registration/restaurant. Many of the suites are..."
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"The rooms on the 2nd floor of the superior suites offer a great view!"
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22 Aug. 2018
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"Junior suites are much larger than guest rooms, and are closer to the beach."
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