We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

198 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar
See the most recent reviews
Showing 66: English reviews
Gotha
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Das Hotel hat einen jungen & dynamischen Stil, sowie Managment. Verschiedene Aktivitaeten wie Boat trips, Angeln oder Tauchen werden geboten und auch auf Anfrage begleidet. Die Zimmer sind liebefoll gestaltet und haben einen frischen Flair. Der Garten mit seinen vielen verschiedenen tropischen Pflanzen gefiel uns besonders. Im grossen & ganzen ein aufmerksamer & hoeflicher Service kuemmerte sich um unsere Wuensche...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GerhardtGotha
Reykjavik
Reviewed 13 December 2011

we staid with our daughter at this beautiful resort last august and were very happy with our stay. The room, in our little house, was spacious and comfortable - especially good to have 2 bathrooms with a teenage daughter. The staff was friendly and efficient. Food was very good and the restaurant beautiful, as well as the comfy living room...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank cinemalover
Spiceislandhotel, Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment your recent stay at Spice Island Hotel & Resort. We are happy and proud that we fulfilled your expectations. Kind regards Spice Island Hotel & Resort

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 21 October 2011

room prices with breakfast 140 usd, half board 180 usd, full board 220 usd. food and drink prices excellent value. the 2 managing ladies are extremely efficient, present and very attentive to customers and staff. we stayed in another (grubby) place and had our lunches and dinners at the spice island resort. we even took others along. food is great,...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank herlimanda
Spiceislandhotel, Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment your recent stay at Spice Island Hotel & Resort. We are happy and proud that we fulfilled your expectations. Kind regards Spice Island Hotel & Resort

Blighty
Reviewed 17 July 2011

an efficiently run place, with an extra toilet in each cabin, totalling two toilets. (our main complaint was the lack of a hatch connecting the two commodes which meant our conversation was often frustratingly muffled during times of shared faecal urgency.) a, frankly, sinister head waiter (who the waiting staff clearly feared) meant meals were tense and the preponderance of...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank LulubelleBlighty
London
Reviewed 27 June 2011

We had an amazing time at Spice Island. The staff are friendly and attentive. The hotel is stunning. Rooms have 4 poster beds, a large bathroom, A/C, fan, balcony, another separate loo. The swimming pool is large and refreshing. I had a massage in the spa which is well worth it if you have tired muscles. The beach is stunning,...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank L1v
Spiceislandhotel, Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment your recent stay at Spice Island Hotel & Resort. We are happy and proud that we fulfilled your expectations. Kind regards Spice Island Hotel & Resort

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2011

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank bethspoon
TinaWurmus, Manager at Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

258 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (180)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (31)
Viewed
Dining (16)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (46)
Viewed
Room/Suite (19)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (62)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (78)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (24)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Other (36)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Jambiani
3.3 mi away
Coral Rock Zanzibar
Coral Rock Zanzibar
#5 of 13 in Jambiani
547 reviews
26.6 mi away
Melia Zanzibar
Melia Zanzibar
#1 of 12 in Kiwengwa
1,474 reviews
43.0 mi away
DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.4 mi away
Zanzest Beach Bungalows
Zanzest Beach Bungalows
#4 of 13 in Jambiani
223 reviews
42.9 mi away
Essque Zalu Zanzibar
Essque Zalu Zanzibar
#2 of 17 in Nungwi
584 reviews
28.8 mi away
Zanzi Resort
Zanzi Resort
#3 of 167 in Zanzibar Island
447 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Life`s the beach, enjoy the people, feel the culture ofZanzibar!Enjoy the sophisticated island cuisine, fresh seafood and fish as a combination of Indian, Arab, Indian and African dishes; here finds itsperfection. What could be more romantic than a dinner under the starry sky of Zanzibar with accompanied by the full moon of the Equator or aperfect breakfast on the beach with the rising morning sun of the Indian Ocean?Our oriental lounge gives you a breathtaking view over the Indian Ocean. Seated on cushions, you can read here, listen to the music or just simply relax and let your soul flow. Over the sea pier youare reaching our Jetty bar and the water sports center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar

Address: Paje-Jambiani Road | P.O. Box 2484 Jambiani, Jambiani 2484, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: £110 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar 4*
Number of rooms: 34
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Jovago.com, Travelocity, Hotel.de, HostelWorld, Priceline, Agoda, Booking.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Spice Island Hotel Resort Zanzibar staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are quiet”
topia2017, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“mid-range to luxury cost, at leadt compared to other African countries.”
dcin0, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We as a family had a double bungalow with interconnecting doors. Perfect when travelling with younger kids. One of the bathrooms had a annoying smell in the shower, but the other was ok.”
852PeterS, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the rooms close to the pool and the bar are not noisy - so you can take it anytime.”
748franziskam, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Deluxe rooms are better located around the pool and amenities and have stone pathways as opposed to dirt.”
18Giulia, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
5 of 5