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Kisiwa On The Beach Resort

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Kisiwa On The Beach is nestled in an idyllic setting right on the powdery beaches of Zanzibar's east coast, surrounded by palm trees and crystal blue waters. It is an all villa resort nestled in the charming village of Paje, only 60 minutes drive from Zanzibar Airport and 50km from the UNESCO Heritage site of Stone town, Kisiwa on the Beach is a prime location for even the most discerning traveler. Kisiwa on the Beach prides itself with 22 spacious villas built a midst lavish tropical gardens and white powdery beaches, allowing guests to experience barefoot luxury. All of the villas open to their own private balcony with furniture and provide the services and amenities that one would expect in a top class boutique hotel. Please note that a mandatory Gala Dinner fee of 100.00 USD per person, (50.00 USD per child aged 12 - 15 years) is payable upon check-in at the hotel for stays on 25th and 31st December 2015. All children are welcome. Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs. Child 3 - 5 years is charged USD 15 per night when sharing existing bed. Child 6 - 15 years is charged USD 85 per night when sharing existing bed. All children under 15 years are charged USD 85 per night for extra beds. Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management. All SPA treatments will be 15% off between the 1st October 2016 and the 20th December 2016. Please note that a mandatory Gala Dinner fee of 100.00 USD per person, (50.00 USD per child aged 12 - 15 years) is payable upon check-in at the hotel for stays on 24th and 31st December 2015.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
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We got off to a rough start with the check in staff but the manager Mr Joab more than took care of it. Beautiful huge bungalows set in pretty gardens with just a short walk to the beach. Small resort so the attention to guests and ease of access to everything was great. Nice
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Response from Kisiwa o, General Manager at Kisiwa On The Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Carolyn M, Once again allow me to apologise for the misunderstanding during your check-in. I am happy we handled it to your satisfaction. As promised, you have done a wonderful review detailing your incredible experience with our facilities including the huge bungalows and pretty garden, the big and immaculate pool and the secure and clean white sandy beach. Thank you for also recognizing Stanley and the restaurant team (Isaiah and Jimmy) for making your holiday special. I have shared your feedback with the Kisiwa team and we are all happy. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you and we look forward to your next visit to Kisiwa On The Beach. Kind regards, Joab Oruko General Manager
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5th journey in Kisiwa. This time with more friends & family; and for a much longer stay than ever before. Obviously, if we come back to the same place every time, it's because we are so delighted by the experience that we make it happen over and over again. Now to be honest,
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Response from Kisiwa o, General Manager at Kisiwa On The Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Charif, May I take this opportunity to sincerely thank you for the continued support we have and continue to receive from you, your family and friends for the last four years. I am without words to express my joy when I see your review and to know that we have always exceeded your expectations. We are very lucky we have a family and a friend in you. Wish all of you good health, long life and happiness till we see you again in June, thank you. Kind regards, Joab Oruko General Manager
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Just came back from an 11-days family trip at Kisiwa on the Beach and had an amazing time there ! From the very moment you arrive, you understand that everything you will have to worry about is relaxing and enjoying your stay. Kudos to the very nice and professional staff who
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Response from Kisiwa o, General Manager at Kisiwa On The Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Alex, Happy to see your wonderful review and to know that the 11 days spent with us was amazing. I have shared your good words with the staff and we feel very motivated to even work harder. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind regards, Joab Oruko General Manager
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The best thing about this hotel is the service. The staff did everything they can to meet all our needs. Mainly Mr. MOHAMED & SHAIB who extraordinarily helped us to solve a particular problem. He did it with a genuine determination to succeed. Throughout out stay, he was asking
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Response from Kisiwa o, General Manager at Kisiwa On The Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Chiaji B, We feel very honoured to have been of service to you and to know that you appreciate staff efforts in ensuring that your needs are met. We always want our guests to be happy and we will always go out of our way to achieve that. It is therefore fulfilling to see that Mohammed and Shaib extra-ordinarily helped to solve a problem that you had (hopefully you will share the nature of the problem in your next visit). We are also happy that you loved the food especially the barbeque, the great service in the restaurant, the very clean pool and the gardens which are very well taken care of. Thank you also for recognizing Stanley whose efforts made your stay enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming once again in your next visit to Kisiwa On The Beach. Kind regards, Joab Oruko General Manager
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I stayed at Kisiwa On The Beach with my girlfriend for 5 nights and it was wow, something out of this world. First welcome was security at the gate in blue uniform saluting us, an impression that we were at the right place. On arrival at the reception, a welcome towel from
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Response from Kisiwa o, General Manager at Kisiwa On The Beach Resort
Responded 6 days ago
Dear Olivero239, Truly an excellent review, hurrah! Your splendid coverage of the resort has touched on vital areas including the gate security which rarely gets reviewed. Very encouraging to the security team and thank you for noticing them. We feel very proud of them and the reception team that made your check-in experience memorable. We have noted that you loved the comfortable room with its spacious bathroom, the food and the excellent service in the restaurant. Guests satisfaction has always been our priority and we will stop at nothing to see that it is achieved. Thank you for recognizing the efforts of Salome, David and Janet who were always there to serve you with a smile. I am very happy they represented us very well. Our doors will always be widely open awaiting your next visit to Kisiwa On The Beach. Kind regards, Joab Oruko General Manager
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There is an open bar behind the pool overlooking the beach and next to the dining area and library/games room. When we were there they served some 'interesting' cocktails for happy hour and the bar, whilst quiet remained open into the early hours. Plenty of space to relax and chat.
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Dear Lisa, We are very happy to know you will be staying with us in November......Karibu sana. It is advisable to pre-book your beach bbq dinner to allow us time to prepare. This can be done two days earlier. Once again welcome to Kisiwa On The Beach.
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Hallo! Smart casual will do. Welcome to Kisiwa On The Beach!
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It’s about a 2 km’s beach walk. (Not much to do in Paje’town’, btw). There’s a great kitesurf school nxt door to the hotel.
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"go for villa 9 it was excellent"
"We stayed in room 18 which was nice, but you can have better rooms for more money."
"We had the seafront villa, which was great, but basically any of them would be a good choice."
"Sea view rooms look best but our room within the complex did not bother us"
"The hotel is literally right on the beach so whichver room you say in it will be just steps away."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 149 - USD 372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandPaje
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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