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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

When i found negative reviews from other travellers I amazed and ask myself how ? A great hotel with friendly staff. They are away to assist you anytime ,beautiful clean beach definitely you want to come back again.extra mile benefits that we paid FOR one HOTEL and we enjoyed both hotels (sultan sand hotel Shared same ground adjoining of blue...

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David A, Resident Manager at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Jambo Tanuj M we were glad to see your review online this morning,it made our day here at Bluebay Beach resort & Spa Thanks alot for Taking time to share your experience online ,iit means alot to all the staff ! I am happy you enjoyed our facilities especially the rooms ,dining experience in our main restaurant where we pride...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful Easter holiday here with the family. Situated on Kiwengwa beach, I quite liked the combination of sun, sea breeze, sea & sand with lush green gardens all around the resort. Thumbs up on the variety of food, evening entertainment, comfortable beds, courteous staff members always saying hello, proactive manager called Benjamin, One Ocean office for scuba...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review and your great recommendation to your friends, It was a pleasure for us to have the opportunity to make your stay with us and your holidays on Kiwengwa Beach again an enjoyable experience. It means a great deal to us to be able to not only meet but also to exceed our guests’ expectations....

New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well planned out resort. It offers a pool with a kiddie pool attached. There is the beach which has steps leading down. The tide is extreme. So when the tide is in you can't swim in the Indian Ocean, but when the tide is going out or coming in you can access the beach. The only problem with the...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Wow!!! What a fantastic review to wake up to. Thank you very much, The team at Bluebay is so pleased and encouraged by your kind words……we promise you it will only get better. Our staff remains the greatest asset the BlueBay resorts have to offer and they have made this a great place with excellent services they constantly deliver to...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel for 7 nights with another two couples, we had a wonderful time. The location is perfect, right on the beach. During low tide the sea draws back about 1.5 Km making an interesting walk among the corals. The staff are highly trained and extremely friendly, the gardens and surroundings are beautifully maintained. The room we got...

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Jambo Joey we were glad to see your review online this morning,it made our day here at Bluebay Beach resort & Spa Thanks alot for Taking time to share your experience online ,iit means alot to all the staff ! I am happy you enjoyed our facilities especially the rooms ,dining experience in our main restaurant where we pride ourself...

Sag Harbor, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not our first choice of stay but it is now on our favorites list and we highly recommend it! Our suite was spacious and gorgeous, we loved the luxurious feel and the hot outdoor shower was a favorite. Needless to say, the setting is absolutely beautiful and there were plenty of lounge chairs, towels and cushions beach side...

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review and your great recommendation to your friends, It was a pleasure for us to have the opportunity to make your stay with us and your holidays on Kiwengwa Beach again an enjoyable experience. It means a great deal to us to be able to not only meet but also to exceed our guests’ expectations....

Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful and elegant hotel Bluebay! Fantastic staff, always helpful! Excellent cuisine, lots of fresh fruit, lots of seafood, octopus, calamari, fish. Delightful views! Beautiful beaches of Zanzibar,live music every evening. I would recommend this hotel! Renata

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David A, Resident Manager ,bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review on your silver wedding celebration stay at our Bluebay Resort & Spa. We are very pleased that you had a most memorable experience and everything met your expectations Your words are really encouraging and highly appreciated and it will be my pleasure to share this with our team We hope it will not be...

Ostrzeszow, Poland
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I've been on this holiday with my wife and daughter. We were really happy about our choice. The hotel is beautiful and quiet, beach is amazing. People were very nice, friendly and comunnicative. Food was amazing!

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Wow!!! What a fantastic review to wake up to. Thank you very much, The team at Bluebay is so pleased and encouraged by your kind words……we promise you it will only get better. Our staff remains the greatest asset the BlueBay resorts have to offer and they have made this a great place with excellent services they constantly deliver to...

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Very good quality hotel with very nice restaurant and friendly, helpfull staff. Clean room , long time open beach bar and very nice beach. We were dive with Dive Point diving centre. Much better than One Point diving center in the Bluebay.

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David A, Resident manager,Bluebay hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on famous Kiwengwa Beach. Thank you also for finding time to write about us. We are humbled that you scored us tops in all the areas. I would like to assure you that we will continue to raise the bar so that we continue to exceed the expectations of our valued guest,...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stayed here following a Kenyan safari adventure, and were celebrating our Silver Wedding. We were provided with a complimentary room upgrade and, arriving at 3am, were amazed to find rolls and fruit awaiting us and just felt guilty that all we wanted was a shower! The interior and decor of the hotel is high class and luxurious, the service...

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David A, Resident Manager ,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review on your silver wedding celebration stay at our Bluebay Resort & Spa. We are very pleased that you had a most memorable experience and everything met your expectations Your words are really encouraging and highly appreciated and it will be my pleasure to share this with our team We hope it will not be...

Reviewed 15 March 2017

I so enjoyed my stay here! You could get to the beach in about ten steps and there was a large area to relax on lounge chairs by the beach (in the shade) of palm trees while staying on the property. The pool was great and the layout of the place was beautiful. The dinner buffet was included and food...

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David A, Resident Manager,Bluebay Hotels at Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Jambo, Christine f It was a pleasure hosting you at our Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa ! We are happy to read that you enjoyed your time in our resort! We have shared your comments with our staff who are always excited when they exceed guest expectation , thank you for taking note and appreciating our beautiful palm garden and...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa

Address: | North Coast, Kiwengwa 3276, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $200 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Bluebay Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
Bluebay Beach Resort And Spa Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#4 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
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“Take a lower placed room.”
DiFred, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the beachfront have beautiful view and flat accessibility. The far rooms are quieter but you have to climb some steps.”
Abuelsa, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“take a room upstairs!”
J637KBbarbaras, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“its your own fault to go there:”
peterschilhan, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Garden view rooms are very good value for money”
jkat26srn, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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