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Nungwi Dreams By Mantis

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#8 of 53 hotels in Nungwi
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Nungwi Dreams Boutique Hotel in Nungwi, Zanzibar is the absolute paradise island escape. A truly idyllic spot where mind and body are reinvigorated, and where the sands of time stand still. The perfect warm weather of the island makes it the ideal place for water activities and excursions. Surrounding the beach is a stunning house reef that is teeming with abundant marine life that can be appreciated.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Boating
Children's television networks
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Diving
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Board games / puzzles
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, German, Swahili
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docmom2016 wrote a review Mar 2024
Thornhill2 contributions
Really not the luxury we were anticipating. Weather stifling. Nowhere to eat or spend time in air conditioning. Should have at least an air conditioned dining room. They actually do but the air con units do not work well and was just too hot. Food was ok, not wonderful. Just didn't live up to the expectations. Beach was not swimmable with the sea urchins. Had to walk some way up the beach to get there typical Zanzibar beaches we had heard about, however still sea urchins.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Docmom2016 We would like to thank you for your time and the constructive feedback provided. Please would you accept our apologies for the concerns which you experienced in the restaurant, and the beach which you felt were not up to standard whilst at the Hotel. I assure you we are not in the business of upsetting our valued clients, and what you experienced is not a standard we work towards - we will try our best to rectify where possible. Assuring you of our best interest at all times. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams
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Shamik M wrote a review Mar 2024
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Went with family and had an amazing time! From arriving we were greeted with warm hospitality. The staff went above and beyond to ensure our stay was excellent and were always friendly and helpful. The resort itself is beautiful. They have comfortable rooms, 2 swimming pools and stunning views of the turqoise waters. The breakfast was also a treat every morning with a great variety of options. If you're looking for a place in Nungwi, can highly recommend this place.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Responded 2 Mar 2024
Dear Shamikm2020 We are delighted that you had such a memorable stay with us at Nungwi Dreams by Mantis, and want to thank you for your time taken and more importantly your lovely feedback. Your comments will only serve to motivate us to deliver the service you experienced to all our clients. Assuring you pf our best interest at all times. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Rosine S wrote a review Feb 2024
3 contributions1 helpful vote
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More urban setting. Varied category of rooms. Roof top bar. Yummy buffets Beautiful infinity pools. Courteous professional staff. I loved the hammock. The tap water was salty so they provide bottled water so guests can brush teeth comfortably. Breathtaking views
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Room Tip: Access to Pool closes after 6pm
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Responded 18 Feb 2024
Dear Rosines2024 We are delighted you had such a memorable stay and appreciate your lovely, feedback and time taken to complete the survey. Many thanks once again and looking forward to welcoming you back one day... Assuring you of our best interest at all times. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Fareed I wrote a review Feb 2024
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A beautiful boutique hotel in super location with very caring staff.The room was excellent Choose of food was generous.The combination of swimming in the infinity pools and sea made the holiday special.i really recommend this hotel of a special holiday on the Spice Island Zanzibar!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Responded 9 Feb 2024
Dear 423Fareedi Many thanks for your rime taken, lovely feedback and scoring - we are delighted you had a memorable stay and value your kind comments, these have been shred with the team, and will serve to motivate us to deliver the service you received to all our future clients. Assuring you of our best interest at all times. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Carmen wrote a review Feb 2024
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa3 contributions
We stayed 5 nights. The service at the hotel was great. The staff was so helpful and friendly. I would like to make special mention of Victor, Kisa and Latifah who served us during our stay there. We had a small shower issue, and it was sorted out in no time with a complimentary food platter and a note waiting for us in our room. The food was good. The hotel arranged entertainment almost every evening, from movie nights to local dancing and acrobatics.The pool areas were always clean and fresh pool towels were always available. The location is just out of the busyness of Nungwi beach, but we preferred that. If you preferred crowds, you could get to the busier areas in minutes. Excursions can easily be arranged with a tour company on site. The views are amazing and the sea life we could explore in low tide was amazing. The Massai on the beach spend a couple of hours with us explaining all the sea life one morning. The room was very neat and clean. We loved every minute of our stay and definitely recommend staying there. We give you a 9/10 Nungwi Dreams by Mantis. Thank you for an unforgettable time
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Responded 4 Feb 2024
Dear Carmen We all would like to thank you as a team, for your time taken and fantastic, detailed feedback - we are delighted you had a memorable stay and enjoyed your time at Nungwi Dreams by Mantis. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Thelma Harris wrote a review Dec 2023
Sacramento, California11 contributions2 helpful votes
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Serenity and Tranquility! Professional and very kind staff. Rooms are magnificent with comfortable beds, spacious, extremely clean and quiet (no paper thin walls) Food is very good. Breakfast has many traditional and non traditional choices-all foods well seasoned and cooked with love! Dinner was a buffet that had different theme nights but choices were many. Drinks were very well prepared. Noel (Food & Bev Mgr) always onsite interacting with guests. Staff has great personalities as they smile and acknowledge everyone consistently. I stayed 4 days in my beachfront ocean view room and loved every second of my time there. The spa offers exceptionally great service. Prices are very good! From check in to check out guests are treated with very high respect. I will be back!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Room Tip: Be prepared to be pampered. No mosquitoes! Entertainment every night.
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Responded 31 Dec 2023
Dear Mengsru Many thanks for your time taken and lovely feedback, we are delighted that you had such a memorable stay and assure you we will strive to serve all our future clients with the same enthusiasm and professionalism which you experienced. Many thanks for your kind words relating to Noel and the service rendered in particular. Wishing you a prosperous and blessed 2024 and assuring you of our best interest at all times. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Faizal S wrote a review Dec 2023
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Typically, my vacations consist of me negotiating remote working time between activities or meals. However, this trip was different! The room we stayed in had an unbeatable and calming view of the ocean - it made me feel like we were on a private island. Although I snuck in a few quick email responses here and there, I quickly realized this was a place where it would be a waste to do anything but be present and enjoy the surroundings. The pool was not crowded, and gracefully extended to the front of the beach. Although I'm still deciding what was best, the top 3 things I appreciated were the view/surroundings, food, and service - the management team made a conscious effort to speak to every guest at the resort, which made us feel valued. Regardless of management or not, each staff member was constantly asking if we needed anything. I would recommend this resort to anyone that wants to prioritize relaxing in luxury without the feeling of a big chain hotel - although the resort was at or near full capacity, it never felt crowded. I cannot wait to return to this resort in the future!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 23 Dec 2023
Dear 416faizals Many thanks for your time taken and positive feedback, we value this. As a team we are truly delighted you had a memorable stay, relaxed with family and friends and enjoyed the beauty that is Zanzibar. Wishing you a lovely festive season and looking forward to welcoming back in the near future. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Aliya S wrote a review Dec 2023
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I had an awesome time at this resort! My fiancé and I were celebrating our engagement, and were treated with absolute royalty! The staff were very helpful, friendly and kind, especially Ussi at the front desk! Our ocean view room had stunning views with our own private balcony and sun bathing chairs! The housekeeping staff kept the room very clean and had very impressive attention to detail (making the bed romantic with beautiful shapes and flowers). The food was excellent!! The resort provided us life jackets and shoes for safety in the ocean before we went jet skiing! Entertainment at this resort also included a romantic outdoor movie night setting on the terrace where we could have food and drinks while watching the movie! The resort thought about all the details for all guests! I would highly recommend this resort for any couple looking for a beautiful private getaway with a personal touch!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 19 Dec 2023
Dear 571aliyas We are really delighted that you had a memorable stay and enjoyed your time with us celebrating your special occasion, your feedback only serves to motivate us to deliver the service you experienced to all our clients. Many thanks for your time taken, and assuring you of our best interest at all times. Wishing you a lovely festive season and looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Vincent G wrote a review Nov 2023
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Very big thanks to Nungwi dreams for giving me and my friend a warn hospitality in Zanzibar , it’s my pleasure to have experience the amazing people of Tanzania 🤗 trust me it’s a must come back for me 😁 Nungwi dreams is a very beautiful place you can spend and enjoy your holiday, clean and comfortable environment the staffs are very friendly and easy to communicate with And I personally want to appreciate Angelina for the surprise birthday cake for my friend 🤗 he loved it
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 22 Nov 2023
Dear Vincent Many thanks for taking the time and for your lovely feedback, we greatly appreciate this - we are delighted you enjoyed the Hotel, facilities and service received - your feedback will only serve to motivate us to deliver the service you experienced to all our clients. Many thanks for your kind words relating to Angelina, this is most appreciated. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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Precious J wrote a review Oct 2023
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I was there for the weekend with friends and i must say i wish i had more time there. Let me just start by appreciating the team from the reception to the cleaners everyone was so warm and welcoming, always willing to assist. The rooms were very clean and beautiful, i loved that it had an option for both AC and fun. Something you dont get in most hotels.( this may seem simple but it is huge for people who prefer one to the other) The hotel has 2 beautiful pools overlooking the ocean and this right here is what stood out the most for us. Perfect place to relax take photos, walk along the beach. Lastly the breakfast was delicious with various options. We truly had a wonderful experience and would definitely be going back for a longer stay. Precious
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 8 Nov 2023
Dear Precious Many thanks for taking the time and for your lovely feedback, we greatly appreciate this - we are delighted you enjoyed your stay, the Hotel facilities used, the pools and service received - your feedback will only serve to motivate us to deliver the service you experienced to all our clients. Kind Regards Team Nungwi Dreams by Mantis
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PRICE RANGE
£108 - £157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandNungwi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
56
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nungwi Dreams By Mantis
Which popular attractions are close to Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Nearby attractions include Kendwa Beach (2.4 miles), Nungwi Beach (1.3 miles), and Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Conveniently located restaurants include Zee-Bar, Baharat Restaurant, and Fisherman's Seafood & Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Nungwi Dreams By Mantis have airport transportation?
Yes, Nungwi Dreams By Mantis offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Swahili.
Are there any historical sites close to Nungwi Dreams By Mantis?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fukuchani Ruins (3.4 miles).