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Lux Marijani Zanzibar

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Step into LUX* Marijani's pure beach-resort indulgence. Stirred by the beauty of Zanzibar and brought to you by the creative minds and hands of our beautiful people, we invite you into our dream-come-true. Perfection personified! Our 82 villa-style rooms are beautifully decorated, with elegance and tranquility front of mind. Guests have 4 room types to choose from, depending on your accommodation requirements. Unwind in the sunshine on our magnificent pool deck; spend a relaxing day at the hotel’s own private pool. Sip on a cocktail or grab a light bite, or daydream in one of our pool gazebo loungers. If the beach is your thing, LUX* Marijani offers a private beach off our hotel with deck chairs, beach loungers, gazebos and, obviously, our attentive service. Our beach drops down onto the public beach, so guests can have a dip in the Indian Ocean and try out their expert bargaining skills with local traders.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Babysitting
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Outdoor dining area
Poolside bar
Snorkelling
Entertainment staff
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Radio
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Business
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Hindi, Swahili
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Jess G wrote a review Today
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Newly taken over and operated by LUX Hotels, the Marijani is certainly a luxury accommodation spot. The staff, rooms, facilities and food are all amazing. Like most places in Zanzibar, pricing for extras is high and sometimes not worth it. Best is to book half or full board. There are two restaurants, one is separately branded as Samāa and worth a visit for at least one of your dinners. Tours are available, but if you want many tours, you should probably rather book a hotel more north. TIP: When dealing with hawkers on the beaches, negotiate like mad, use the trick of walking away, the locals offer prices that can easily be halved. TIP: Walk out far with a Masai at low tide.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Mark K wrote a review 5 Apr
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Great experience, Anne was very amazing and helpful in particular. The whole staff was lovely. My wife and I enjoyed our stay very much. We went for the best room and it came with an amazing bathtub. Can I just repeat again that Anne was amazing? She should get a raise.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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SJS5900 wrote a review 3 Apr
Nairobi, Kenya94 contributions92 helpful votes
Staff were amazing overall! Special thanks to Saf, Dinesh, Marco. Beach was disgusting, littered with plastic rubbish and full of seaweed. not sure why its not cleaned and raked daily like the neighbouring hotels. The buffet food quality was mediocre at best, not 5 star for sure! Salad display is basic and terrible, deserts were poor quality everyday, food was generally bland and watered down, Room Service took hours and brought the food uncovered and cold!, A la carte menu is very limited for dinner. Subsequently ordered A la carte/off the menu for dinners, which was very good. Spa is great! Rooms are well designed. Beach front rooms have a great view!
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Tina S wrote a review 1 Apr
Johannesburg, South Africa3 contributions2 helpful votes
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Great service from staff. Luxury family room met all our needs. The room was spacious, clean and was serviced twice daily. Mima, a therapist at LUX Me Spa is the best therapist I’ve had and I encourage you to treat yourself with one of their massages. LUX Dining had a lovely selection everyday. We celebrated a birthday with dinner on the beach and it was a beautiful setup. Chef Dinesh was very accommodating and friendly. There were daily activities for kids to keep them occupied. We’ll definitely visit the resort again. It really is an awesome family holiday destination.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Camper743189 wrote a review Mar 2024
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Lux Marijani is a wonderful resort, located in Pwani Mchangani in Zanzibar. The rooms are spacious, with AC and well laid out. The staff were kind, professional and super hospitable! My thanks to all staff who made my trip to Zanzibar memorable. Special thanks to Anne Wambui - Front Office Manager and Sabato who went the extra mile. Asanteni sana :)
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Date of stay: March 2024
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ashmeet b wrote a review Mar 2024
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India3 contributions
I went there with my wife, kid and my wife's parents. We were initially booked for 2 nights in this property but we liked it so much that we extended our stay for 2 more days there. The property is amazingly beautiful but even better is all the staff there who make you feel at home away from home. The Manager there Mr Safdar Ali Khan personally meets almost every guest there and solves any problems if you have any. He really goes the extra mile. Both the restaurant's are really good, especially the Samaa restaurant which serves Lebanese cuisine. The head chef there Mr Bilal is a gem of a person and cooked one of the most delicious meals we ever had. Must try the Lamb Chops there. Must stay here if you visit Zanzibar.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank you immensely for sharing your delightful experience at LUX* Marijani. We are overjoyed to hear that your initial two-night stay turned into a four-day extension due to the sheer enjoyment of your time with us. It brings us immense pleasure to know that you found our property to be amazingly beautiful, and we're even more thrilled to hear that it was our dedicated staff who truly made your experience memorable. Providing a home away from home atmosphere is something we strive for, and we're delighted that our team succeeded in achieving that for you and your family. We're especially grateful for your kind mention of Safdar . His personal touch and commitment to guest satisfaction are invaluable to us, and we're glad that his efforts contributed to enhancing your stay. We're delighted that you enjoyed dining at both of our restaurants, especially Samaa, where Lebanese cuisine is served. Chef Bilal is indeed a culinary gem, and we're thrilled that his delicious creations left a lasting impression on you. We'll be sure to share your compliments with him and the team. Thank you for recommending LUX* Marijani as a must-stay destination in Zanzibar. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family, and we can't wait to welcome you back for another unforgettable experience in the future. Warm Regards Sumit Bhardwaj
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PHILIPPE B wrote a review Mar 2024
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Team of the Marijani Lux is absolutely wonderful. I would like to highlight Marijani staff members with whom we had very good relationsships and who made our stay unforgettable. What professionalim ! Among them I think about Anne, Eunice, Sharif, Abdulhamid, Abdul, Mussa, Michael, Salome, Olivia and Nora. I want to thank them for their kindness and their smiles... Respectful thanks as well to Sumit Bhardwaj, General Manager of this very nice establishment, the Marijani Lux Zanzibar'
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank you ever so much for your heartfelt words of appreciation for the team at LUX* Marijani. We are truly delighted to hear that your stay with us was made unforgettable by the exceptional service provided by our dedicated staff members. Your kind recognition of Anne, Eunice, Sharif, Abdulhamid, Abdul, Mussa, Michael, Salome, Olivia, and Nora warms our hearts. They are indeed shining examples of professionalism, dedication, and genuine hospitality. We will be sure to pass along your gratitude to them for their kindness and warm smiles, which left a lasting impression on your stay. At LUX* Marijani, we believe that our team is our greatest asset, and it brings us immense joy to know that they have made a positive impact on your experience with us. Providing personalized and memorable experiences is at the core of what we do, and we're thrilled that you were able to experience that firsthand. Once again, thank you for choosing LUX* Marijani, and we look forward to welcoming you back for another unforgettable stay in the future. Warm Regards Sumit Bhardwaj
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Lenchipai N wrote a review Mar 2024
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My recent stay at the LUX Marijani Hotel in Zanzibar was exceptional. From the moment we arrived, the staff welcomed us with open arms, making us feel cherished and valued guests. Their warm smiles and eagerness to assist with any request added a personal touch to our stay that truly stood out. The culinary experience at LUX Marijani was a highlight of our trip. Each meal was a delight, featuring a variety of dishes that were both delicious and beautifully presented. Beyond the impeccable service and culinary delights, the hotel's location and amenities contributed to a serene and luxurious getaway. They are one of the few hotels in the area who actually rake their beach every morning. In summary, LUX Marijani Hotel is a gem in Zanzibar, offering an unforgettable experience through its friendly and well trained staff, exquisite food, and pristine surroundings. It's a place where memories are made, and I cannot wait to return. Thank you to the LUX team!
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Thank you so much for taking the time to share your exceptional experience at LUX* Marijani Hotel in Zanzibar. We are truly delighted to hear that your recent stay with us was nothing short of extraordinary. It warms our hearts to know that from the moment you arrived, our dedicated team welcomed you with open arms, making you feel cherished and valued throughout your stay. We pride ourselves on providing personalized service with warm smiles and eagerness to assist, and we're thrilled that this personal touch stood out to you. We're delighted to hear that the culinary experience at LUX* Marijani was a highlight of your trip. Our talented chefs take great pride in crafting delicious and beautifully presented dishes, and it brings us immense joy to know that you enjoyed every meal during your stay. Moreover, we're glad that you appreciated our hotel's location, amenities, and the effort we put into maintaining the pristine condition of our beach. Providing a serene and luxurious getaway is at the core of what we do, and we're delighted that you were able to experience that during your time with us. In summary, we're thrilled that LUX* Marijani Hotel left such a positive impression on you, offering an unforgettable experience through our friendly and well-trained staff, exquisite food, and pristine surroundings. We're honored to have been a part of creating lasting memories for you, and we cannot wait to welcome you back for another unforgettable stay. Thank you once again for choosing LUX* Marijani Hotel. We look forward to your return! Warm Regards Sumit Bhardwaj
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Justyna wrote a review Mar 2024
Central Poland, Poland9 contributions2 helpful votes
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I had pleasure to work with hotel while being with big incentive group and also spend some time in it as individual guest. In both cases I was impressed by the level of professionalism and hospitality. Whole team is very dedicated to its work. Always engaged, smiling, ready to support and serve. Everything here works perfect. Hotel is beautifully designed with amazing garden and absolutely stunning beach. Offers guests so many different activities and opportunities to spend time in so many different ways. Tree of wishes, treasure hunt, cinema Paradiso on the beach, live music, fantastic SPA with all services. It all makes it perfect place for amazing holiday. And last but not least: great food served in beautiful way. Eating here is additional experience. Thank you to all staff members who made my work with group in hotel easy. And my personal stay so charming. All my dreams about Zanzibar came true in LUX Marijani.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled on business
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Dear Esteemed Guest, Thank you immensely for sharing your extraordinary experience at LUX* Marijani. It was an absolute pleasure to have had the opportunity to welcome you both as part of a large incentive group and as an individual guest. We are truly delighted to hear that you were impressed by the level of professionalism and hospitality displayed by our dedicated team members. Your kind words serve as a testament to their unwavering commitment to excellence. We take immense pride in ensuring that every guest feels welcomed, supported, and cared for throughout their stay. It brings us great joy to know that you found our hotel beautifully designed, with its amazing gardens and stunning beach. We're thrilled that you enjoyed the plethora of activities and opportunities available to our guests, from the Tree of Wishes to the treasure hunt, Cinema Paradiso on the beach, live music, and our fantastic spa offerings. Your description truly captures the essence of what we strive to provide—a perfect place for an amazing holiday filled with unforgettable experiences. Moreover, we're delighted that you found our culinary offerings to be exceptional, served in a beautiful way that enhances the overall dining experience. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all staff members who contributed to making your stay and work with the group both easy and enjoyable. Your satisfaction is our greatest reward, and we're thrilled to have been a part of making your dreams about Zanzibar come true at LUX* Marijani. We eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you back for another charming stay in the near future. Warm Regards Sumit Bhardwaj
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Danidab86 wrote a review Mar 2024
Prague, Czech Republic102 contributions68 helpful votes
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Fabulous stay for 7 nights at this amazing property. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are tasty and a lot of variety. The chefs are very kind and approachable. Service team were incredible, special mention to Mildred, Shana, Doctor, Godlisten, Michael, and the best was Abdul Hamid. Thanks to Chef Bilal for the wonderful Lebanese food, yummy. Special mention to Mr. Water Aerobics - Sharif and his energetic assistant. Beach beautifully clean and ocean is crystal blue. Don’t take rooms next to reception as there is no view. Thank you once again and will be back soon. Regards, Adnan and Zuzana from Czechia.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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hank you immensely for sharing your wonderful experience at LUX* Marijani. We're thrilled to learn that you had a fabulous seven-night stay at our remarkable property. It brings us immense joy to know that you thoroughly enjoyed the delicious and varied meals served throughout the day. Our chefs take great pride in crafting culinary delights, and your kind words will surely motivate them further. We're delighted to hear that our service team, especially Mildred, Shana, Doctor, Godlisten, Michael, and Abdul Hamid, went above and beyond to make your stay memorable. Your special mentions mean the world to us. We're elated that you enjoyed the Lebanese cuisine prepared by Chef Bilal and found it delightful. We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to him. Additionally, Sharif and his energetic assistant are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the water aerobics sessions. Thank you for appreciating the cleanliness of our beach and the stunning crystal blue ocean. Your feedback regarding room selection is duly noted, and we appreciate your valuable input. We're immensely grateful for your kind words and your intention to return. We eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you back to LUX* Marijani for another exceptional stay. Warm Regards Sumit Bhardwaj
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PRICE RANGE
£76 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Marijani Beach Resort & Spa
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandPwani Mchangani
NUMBER OF ROOMS
82
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Frequently Asked Questions about LUX* Marijani Zanzibar
Which popular attractions are close to LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Nearby attractions include Matemwe Beach (3.1 miles), Kiwengwa Beach (4.6 miles), and Muyuni Beach (3.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Capannina Zanzibar, Bin Jabir Restaurant, and La Base JungleKite.
Are there opportunities to exercise at LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does LUX* Marijani Zanzibar have airport transportation?
Yes, LUX* Marijani Zanzibar offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does LUX* Marijani Zanzibar offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at LUX* Marijani Zanzibar?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, Afrikaans, and Swahili.