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Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“free shuttle”(13 reviews)
“chumbe island”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to begin with this review because my stay EXCEEDED my expectations! Property: it is right on a private beach, walk out of your room and the path leads you there. You can even have meals and drinks delivered to you while...More

1  Thank babigyrl5
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The staff were outstanding in every regard. We enjoyed the view from our room and the calmness and tranquility of the beach and restaurant. The rooms are "tired". Its time for renovation. The food was quite good, but as...More

2  Thank cooperlynx
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The hotel is tiny, totally 14 or 15 rooms with a small and shallow pool. The road into the hotel is very bumpy. The staffs are friendly, but the price of the hotel is over prised. We had a family room on 4th floor with...More

Thank Jenn_Sweden
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I visited Mbweni Ruins Hotel because that is the launch place for visiting Chumbe Island, the marine conservency island. It is situated on a lovely beach (just ten minutes from Stonetown) with expansive grounds and swimming pool , lovely vistas, a beautiful outdoor restaurant where...More

2  Thank Penny A
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Courteous Staff , amazing product and Marriott brand! If you are going to Zanzibar, you cannot afford to miss Protea hotel. Its a bit far from Stone town but totally worth it. It is perfect if you are looking for a quiet place to stay...More

Thank Pritesh Z
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Certificate of Excellence
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Pool
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Beachfront
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
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US$147 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
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US$147 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
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gurhan33
5 March 2018|
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
I remember it starts at 9 am from hotel front door and ends at 6 pm from city center to bring you back to hotel. Call hotel business center if you have any other questions.
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Quochp
3 February 2018|
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Response from futuregreekvisitor | Reviewed this property |
We got a wonderful buffet breakfast but we had purchased a special deal that came with breakfast. I would contact the hotel directly to make sure you get the breakfast!!
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