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Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place was complete paradise. The room, food, staff, their policies (paying staff well/covering their healthcare/paying a pension), everything was perfect. The only down side is it's a bit of an expensive taxi ride from the airport on the other side of the island. It cost us about $65 each way. However, the hotel did arrange us a slightly cheaper...

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2Thank Natalie G
22Alberto, General Manager at Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you Natalie for your review! For the next time, book your taxi in advance, direct by the hotel. We are offering for 65$ go and return with hotel taxi for 2 persons. So you pay only 32.50$ one way, much better and cheaper. please look your pictures back and have good memories about Zanzibar and our Resort. thanks, Bert

Soenderborg, Denmark
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Reef and Beach resort is beautifully located and the view is like a postcard. We spend 9 days here and enjoyed the quiet atmosphere. The Beach is not fantastic but they have a pretty good pool. Tables and beachchairs are made out of solid Wood so No plastic which was a Nice touch. The food is ok but not a...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: nice campus, great sea bar, friendly staff Cons: pretty basic and repetitive food, rocky beach (not appropriate for kite surfing!!), remote location (need taxi / car to get anywhere - no bicycles / scooters to rent)

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22Alberto, Eigenaar at Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Danny, Thank you for your review, but Italian hotel? There is only one staff member from Italy and all other 65 staff are coming from Zanzibar or other countries.. And the owner is from nother Europe. But in Italy they have nice hotels so if you compare with that.. Bicycles we have in the hotel, you can rent for...

Durban
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was one that was home away from home. Our hosts and the staff were amazing. The food was divine and we were certainly treated with such royalty. Highly recommended. My kids refused to go on tours saying the resort is great enough to experience Zanzibar. The shows were also spectacular.

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1Thank amoosa_877602
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Reef & Beach Resort for a week in December. We had the most amazing service, food, staff members, activities and so much more. Highly recommended and great value for money. WOW!!! We were unsure at first due to all the negative reviews, but we are so so so glad we made the choice. We...

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Atlanta, gA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in December, 2016 with 2 friends. We were a trio sharing one of the bungalows. The rooms are pretty small but perfectly fine! The food was better than I expected and the ambiance was spectacular! They also have a fitness staff to get you moving if you so choose. And nightly entertainment, even in...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I am a return offender. Was here in 2015 and it was really nice, had a room by the jetty (complimentary upgrade) and am hoping to be back on that side as the peace tranquility - amazing. Food good value for money ....all edible ... Stone Town ...enjoy the trip people !!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Just got back from a one week vacation at the Reef and beach resort in Zanzibar and would like to compliment the management and staff for their outstanding service,warmth and hospitality.The staff are friendly,always smiling and willing to go the extra mile to ensure you have a memorable stay.Special thanks to Happy,Nicholas,Jasmine and Omar who were wonderful.The hotel is cosy...

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We arrived in Zanzibar in October for a 5 night stay. On arrival we were taken to our room. We noticed the mattress was at a funny angle so investigated and discovered the bed slats were totally broken. How was this missed by housekeeping?? The manager asked us to be patient for an hour or so while they fixed it!...

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22Alberto, Owner at Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Janet, Thank you that you took time to write your review, this is helping us a lot to do it next time better. I spoke with the head of the housekeeping and also the hotel manager. They have to do it better, and they will do it for sure after reading this review. We understand that you was tired...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We just returned from a 2 week stay at reef and beach resort. I think it is a nice African style 3 star resort. Luxury may not the word for this resort (though it has everything you need), it is a great place to relax and enjoy the views. Looking over the reef we often said it is beautiful here....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently build 45 bungalows and rooms resort and taken over in June 2014 by the AtoZ resort and safari group. With international managment is this a perfect place to enjoy your holiday. The location is beautifull with a private beach and close to the coral reef. The restaurant is serving a international and local kitchen with buffet and a-la carte service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar

Address: Road Jambiani - Makunduchi | Big Delphin on the Road, Jambiani, Tanzania (Formerly Ras Shungi Beach Resort)
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: £52 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Reef & Beach Resort Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Jambiani
#6 Romantic Hotel in Jambiani
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“Loved the jetty side”
 of 5 bubbles Dudley16212, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea-facing bungalow, far from the dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles 502janetv, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ocean view is always nice...”
 of 5 bubbles LiefT_13, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in a standard room (210), but the view was spectacular!”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a great view. The bungalows are a bit quiter though if you prefer that.”
 of 5 bubbles alettad555, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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