• Kitchen
  • Sea view
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
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Set in Kiwengwa, 6.8 mi from Kichwele Forest Reserve, Melia Zanzibar has a private beach area, an outdoor swimming pool and a tennis court. Guests can make use of the fitness center at the property. Guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom, while selected rooms here will provide you with a terrace and others also provide guests with a sea view. At Melia Zanzibar, each room comes with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. A buffet breakfast is available each morning at the accommodations. The property has a selection of 5 restaurants that specialize in international, Mediterranean and local cuisines. The property has a sauna. The area is popular for canoeing, and car hire is available at this 5-star hotel. Languages spoken at the reception include German and English. Zanzibar International Airport and Stone Town are less than a 50-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Meliá Hotels & Resorts
Hotel chain/brand
Meliá Hotels & Resorts

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
or
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.0
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
8.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Biniam
    Ethiopia Ethiopia
    Landscape is greener and beautiful and the food is delicious.
  • Teju
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Very friendly and helpful staff. Good food. Clean. 24hr service desk.
  • Joan
    United States of America United States of America
    You can feel Melia's generosity the moment you step into the room, a huge bathroom with two showers and a large closet for luggage and clothing. The ground is beautifully designed and well-maintained. Four restaurants (except Buffet) are quite...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
6 Restaurants On Site

  • Spices Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Indian • Mediterranean • Steakhouse • Asian • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional
  • Tamu
    • Cuisine
      African
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan
  • Gabi Beach
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Brunch • Lunch
  • Jetty Lounge
    • Cuisine
      Local
    • Open for
      Brunch
  • The Level
    • Cuisine
      African • Mediterranean • Seafood • Local • Asian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
  • Pool Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      International

Amenities of Melia Zanzibar
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Spa
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Canoeing
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Tennis court
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Currency exchange
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/puzzles
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Business center
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    General
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Mosquito net
    • Wake-up service
    • Car rental
    • Laptop safe
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Room service
    3 swimming pools
    Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    Pool 2 – indoorFree!
    • Open all year
    • Adults only
    • Heated pool
    Pool 3 – outdoorFree!
    • Open all year
    • Adults only
    Spa
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Swahili

    House rules

    Melia Zanzibar takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 3:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    Until 12:00 PM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Groups

    When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Cash is not accepted Melia Zanzibar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Upon check-in, guests must provide the credit card used to make the reservation.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    When booking 9 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

    The hotel has 3 swimming pools: an outdoor pool for all guests, a pool in the spa (+16) and a pool in The Level area (only for The Level +16 guests).

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    FAQs about Melia Zanzibar

    • Check-in at Melia Zanzibar is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Melia Zanzibar is 2.7 miles from the center of Kiwengwa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The prices at Melia Zanzibar may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Melia Zanzibar. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Melia Zanzibar has 6 restaurants:

      • The Level
      • Tamu
      • Jetty Lounge
      • Spices Restaurant
      • Pool Restaurant
      • Gabi Beach

    • Room options at Melia Zanzibar include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double
      • Suite
      • Bungalow
      • Triple
      • Villa

    • Melia Zanzibar offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Fitness center
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Pool table
      • Snorkeling
      • Diving
      • Ping-pong
      • Tennis court
      • Canoeing
      • Beachfront
      • Kids' club
      • Evening entertainment
      • Beach
      • Locker rooms
      • Private beach area
      • Water sports facilities on site
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Tennis equipment
      • Steam room
      • Fitness
      • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
      • Spa facilities
      • Swimming pool

    • Guests staying at Melia Zanzibar can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Buffet