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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We’ve just returned from Zanzibar Diamonds Mapenzi Beach resort. We went on our own. This is excellent hotel. Hotel staff is very pleasant.The rooms were very clean, fresh towels every day. Every room had air condition, but there was no need for this, only sometimes to dry our stuff. Very big bed 2x2m with baldachin. WiFi was not available in... More 

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Farnham, Surrey
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We’ve just returned from a week at the Diamonds Mapenzi Beach resort. Overall this was a great hotel. I’ve provided some feedback both for other travellers and for hotel management. The hotel’s own website gives a good overview of the facilities. The hotel sits in its own grounds and has a mix of spread-out garden and beach villa guest accommodation.... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fantastic family vacation in mid October. We stayed for a week in two Beach villas with outstanding view. The accommodation was as expected very clean with everything needed to make you feel comfortable. The food was just excellent with variety of choices African, Asian and European cuisine, many fruits and sweets. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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Thank Mirtcho
DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear Mirtcho, Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words about our resort! We are so happy to hear that you had a perfect family holiday with us and that everything was right for your rest and relaxation! We look forward to welcoming you back soon again for another stay in paradise! Kind regards, Diamonds Mapenzi... More 

Middlesex
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family (2 adults, one 10, and one 7 year old) spent 10 amazing days at Diamonds Mapenzi in late August. It is simply the best place for a really relaxing, slow paced holiday. We had a superior garden room with a view through the palm trees of the beach. The rooms are very comfortable and cleaned every day, with... More 

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Thank vzfamily
DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear vzfamily, Thank you so much for taking your time in writing such an extensive review of our resort! We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your well-deserved break from everyday life to the fullest and that you were able to relax and have a good time with us. We very look forward to welcoming you back soon... More 

Granby, Canada
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a few days of intense adventure on the safari circuit Diamond Mapenzi Beach Club was perfect to relax before the long trip back home. My room was in an individual bungalow in the third row from the beach, I could hear the waves crash on the reef quite a distance away. It was about 50 metres from the actual... More 

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Thank WolfyP
DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear WolfyP, What a fantastic review! Thank you so much for your time in writing down all these kind words and compliments! We will be sure to pass them on towards each department. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your well-deserved break from everyday life to the fullest and that you were able to relax and have... More 

Blackburn
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have been meaning to post this review for weeks after a lovely holiday at Mapenzi Beach ( We were there in August). The beach villa was lovely, spacious, clean and attended to twice a day. The view of white sand and palm trees is great but don’t think you are at the same level as the sea, you walk... More 

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Thank ChelseaBlackburn
DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear Chelseablackburn, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and compliments, we will be sure to pass them on to everyone! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay to the fullest, and that David was able to be there for you throughout your entire stay to make it as enjoyable as possible Thank you again for... More 

Alexandria, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is the second time we have stayed here. We are just back from 10 nights all inclusive. The staff are very friendly and attentive. Nothing was too much trouble for them. The animation team were great and I liked the Zumba and water gym. I stayed with my husband here after a great safari in the Selous. The hotel... More 

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Thank MARYM M
DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear MARYM M, Thank you so much for your lovely review and your kind words about our resort1 We are delighted that you had such an amazing stay with us and that you were able to enjoy it to the fullest from the very first minute. Thank you again for your kind comments and we very much look forward to... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My family and I spent a few nights here at the end of a long South African holiday, and it was just what we needed. We stayed in one of the beach villas (highly recommended). We arrived late at night to find that the resort was still holding the buffet open so that we could get dinner that night. We... More 

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Thank WanderingDocToo
DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear WanderingDocToo, Asante sana for your kind comments and compliments! We also thank you for you constructive criticism as this consistently helps us improve our service. We appreciate your comments about our lunch box and our bathroom, which have been taken to account and passed on to our respective managers in order to ameliorate our service. We are so happy... More 

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This location and hotel is soooo beautiful! The hotel style integrates itself perfectly into the island's scenery and African feel. Nothing was out of place. Not having a TV in the room may come as a disadvantage for some travelers, but we enjoyed it so much since we had detached from our daily routine and focused in soaking in the... More 

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear LidiaZ983, What a fantastic review! Thank you so much for your time in writing down all these kind words and compliments! We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your well-deserved break from everyday life to the fullest and that you were able to relax and have a good time with us. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

County Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We arrived at Diamonds Mapenzi after a fantastic 5 day Kenyan Safari. After the early morning game drives and substantial road journeys between each safari location (we went to Aberdare, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara), we were really looking forward to relaxing and chilling out, and Diamonds Mapenzi was just the ticket! We were travelling with our 2 sons aged... More 

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DiamondsMapenziBeach, General Manager at Diamonds Mapenzi Beach, responded to this review

Dear DeeJL2015, Wow! What an amazing review! We are absolutely delighted to read that you have spent such a great chill out time with us and that you enjoyed all of our services to the fullest. Thank you kindly for your compliments to our staff, which they will be very happy to receive as well! We look forward to welcoming... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the east coast of Zanzibar on the Kiwengwa shoreline, Diamonds Mapenzi Beach perfectly blends in the natural environment of the surrounding landscape, covering an area of 4 hectares blessed with a long white beach and lush tropical gardens of palms and colourful bougainvillea. The Resort is just 40 minutes from Zanzibar international airport and is a perfect choice for guests in search of a retreat that offers a nice mixture of relax,fun and extensive all inclusive services ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamonds Mapenzi Beach

Address: PO Box 100, Mahonda, Tanzania (Formerly Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club)
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Mahonda
Price Range: £161 - £443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Diamonds Mapenzi Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club Hotel Mahonda
Mapenzi Beach Hotel
Mapenzi Beach Zanzibar
Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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“Beach bungalows are nice, but even the furthest rooms from the beach are only about a minute walk.”
  • front porch of my room
  • complexe bathroom with giant shower stall
  • A decent sized in-room safe is provided free of charge.
  • view from the lobby towards the ocean
  • a comfortable bed with new flower decoration every day
 of 5 bubbles WolfyP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. We had one in the top near to the pool but there are ones right on the beach if you prefer.”
 of 5 bubbles 455marymm, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beach rooms are the largest .”
 of 5 bubbles DeeJL2015, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good you can have garden or beach chose is yours”
 of 5 bubbles 13michaelp13, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view or ocean front rooms are the best view”
  • 2nd row from front still has a great view
  • Veranda in front of room
 of 5 bubbles soniascheepers, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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