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North Coast Nungwi, Nungwi, Tanzania – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 77 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort.
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Fishing, Ping-Pong, Darts, Diving, Water Sports Facilities (on site), Fitness Center, Spa, Massage, Game Room, Playground, Entertainment Staff
Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Buffet-Style Restaurant, Snack Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Laundry, Ironing Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Hair/Beauty Salon, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Safe, Shops (on site)
From 2:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child from 0 to 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
Up to two children from 2 to 12 year are charged 50 % of the room stay per night per person for extra beds.
Up to two older children or adults are charged USD 170 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 77 reviews
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Situated along Nungwi Beach, Z Hotel features an infinity swimming pool, a small spa and, a restaurant overlooking the Indian Ocean. The hotel also offers a champagne and cocktail bar.
Score from 104 reviews Wonderful
Chic Hideaway of Nungwi features luxurious accommodation with private terraces offering Indian Ocean views. Facilities include an outdoor pool, private beach with watersports and a dive centre.
Score from 36 reviews Excellent
Located at the Nungwe beach in the north of Zanzibar, Langi Langi Beach Bungalows features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. The beach offer snorkeling and diving opportunities.
Score from 67 reviews Very good
Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Tanzanite Beach Resort is located in Nungwi. Free WiFi access is available in this resort.
Score from 39 reviews Very good
Great location. Lovely long beach for walks. Staff were friendly and professional. (Especially Ana at the pool bar) The hotel was beautiful and food was excellent. Would highly recommend.
The easy accessibility to the beach, beautiful beautiful grounds and layout. Samaki restaurant had the most amazing scenery ever. One of the most amazing couple massages over.
Unfortunately had an episode of food poisoning.
On our 2nd visit to Zanzibar we decided to stay near Nungwi . Royal Zanzibar has a great location, next to Gemma DelÉst and a great beach.The grounds are well maintained and the rooms were comfortable.We will definitely visit the resort on our next trip to Zanzibar.
Wifi log-in presented some initial challenges which were resolved by management
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Surrounding of the resort full with local people who do not respect your privacy
The staff is trying to do the best for the tourists. from the restaurant I can remark Julius, from the beach bar Emanuel and Michael and from the animation team I would like to say that Yousuf and Khamis are the best. but also the rest of the stuff are wonderfull.
The gym is too poor for this 5* resort. Also the internet connection is poor. ok, even if tourists are in vacantion, most of the people are using for 1-2 hours/day the internet for the job. and yes, you can work also from the beach, only if you have a good conection.
Very nice location, quiet & relaxing, excellent pools and a fabulous beach. All staff very friendly.
Not really 5* by western standards but then not really those prices either.
There is 5% credit card charge to be required at the begining. its not notice on the web site. But i did not pay, because i didnt know it, and the hotel also accept it. suggest, all payment should be notice on the web site, if not for notice dont require.
Great Food and very well organised buffet and staff well trained in the bars and services. Great Reception once we arrived , we were a group of 3 friends, the All inclusive idea is the best thing we ever did and it really met our expectations. Staff is very friendly and the beach is amazing.
I really enjoyed the beach volleyball, the bar staff & the enthusiastic animation team.
Some of the younger inexperienced bar staff need some more lessons on making cocktails.
*The friendly staff and the warm hospitality. *The daily entertainment schedule.
The resort require a touch of luxury.
All of the staff were simply great, very friendly and helpful people, they did the best to let us enjoy our holiday to the max. John and Michael were great beach bar bartenders, Salim Yusuf and Khamis have been simply great animators, Al-Haji was a very friendly trainee waiter. I would strongly recommend staying in this resort.
There's no internet: - There is WiFi but internet doesn't work (but for a computer in the business area). Bar on the beach with no music.
Room pools & beach
Rubbish on the beautiful beach ie old clothes !
Very pleasant staff, good selection of food at meals. Nice beach and beach side area and good pools Big comfortable rooms, beds made up with beautiful flowers/swan decorations each day
The beach boys are the only turn off. Unfortunately all beaches are public and so you are hassled everytime you walk on the beach to buy tours/souvenirs. A polite firm no thank you usually works
The staff is always smiling and open to help any guest at any time. The staff always greets the guests in the traditional way, Jambo! which made us feel welcomed and very comfortable during our stay at the resort. The location is very good since it's close to great dive sites and it has a long public white beach which is perfect for long walks. If it wasn't for the staff our experience wouldn't have been as good as it was. It has a big garden and a OK pool area (the swim up bar is very nice)
The bathroom wasn't clean enough for being a 5 star resort. Especially the shower, we found moist and mold on the window strips and a lot of dust. The resort is quite big but it's not a true 5 star resorts. We've visited plenty 5 star resorts and Royal have to improve to be able to play in the same league.
Excellent food! Amazing suite! Great location!
The only reason I gave the facilities a rating of "good" instead of "excellent" is that the wi-fi rarely worked throughout the complex. It only works if you are sitting in/near the Reception. The staff are very nice and friendly, however the service is slow.
Staff were excellent!
the staff is always kindly and nice, everything clean and tidy, wonderful sea view from our room, very good atmosphere
food could be a bit better, the beach flu of beach boys, to sell something, this is sometimes too much
Excellent pools, good variety of food and kind and well trained staff. There was a problem with room reservations and we were asked to change the room within our 7-day stay. However after intervention with the management we could keep our room; the problem was handled professionally. Whether it is really 5-star is out of our discussion as we liked to stay in this resort.
I cannot praise the bar, restaurant and entertainments staff highly enough. They were exceptionally friendly, helpful, engaging and fun. Unfortunately their professionalism is not a value shared by their reception staff who were unhelpful, inefficient to the point of being ineffective, uninterested and indifferent when their mistakes were pointed out to them. Although the activities available at the hotel are limited the pools are outstanding. While they are slightly irregular in shape you can manage a very good endurance swim in several of them.
Many of the hotel's facilities were either closed or damaged beyond use. This included the sole double canoe (preventing my partner and I paddling together), some of the gym equipment, and one of the restaurants. I was particularly unimpressed with the fact that for the first half of our stay very little was on offer and you had to really look for the all-inclusive options. However, on arrival of a large group of Italians the services suddenly opened up; mini bars were filled, snacks were offered, activities were promoted. Clearly the hotel was on half measures until they deemed there to be enough guests to mae it worth their while. Despite frequent requests accommodation facilities that were reported faulty were not fixed. this goes back to the reception staff who have an inability to record issues and act against them. Hugely inefficient. Finally, while the hotel is on a very good beach it was often not worth using as you were incessantly hassled by traders plying boat trips, cheap trinkets etc. Regardless of how often or how forcefully you told them 'no', they continued to chase you asking why you will not support their family, why you will not support their country. One US gentleman made a very valid point..do any of these traders pay tax? Almost certainly not. It is they who do not support their country. In all, an expensive place to go for a decent swim. I would avoid it altogether.
Very friendly staff, delicious food, wonderful environment and spatious resort. It was the perfect place to end our holiday in Tanzania after our Safari. Everything is there to relax and revitalize!! If it wasn't for the distance, we would go back any time soon!
lovely white sands beach, lot's of swimming poolswith ocean view, quiet resort
dining place is too smoky, low ( or non) WIFI signal, . beach boys are too pushing - not pleasant
Beach, garden and the pool was excellent. I can assure you that the nature was so beatiful. We fall in love with that image. They have very smiling staff, thanks to all of them.
We stayed for four nights. And everyday the menu was so simple and not enough delicious. They have to expand their menu and change it daily. We got bored of eating everyday the same thing. Lastly, our room was clean but due to the rain it was dropping water from its ceiling. Fortunately it was in the bathroom it did not affect us too much. The facility has to be renovated or restored.
I liked the resort, the room, staff were awesome, the way the resort has been done.
I did not like the food much because it suppose be different kind of cuisine. the breakfast was good but lunch and dinner were not upto the standard with the other hotels.
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