We went there for our honeymoon in March 2012. On our 2nd night we were woken up by a load noise coming from the door. When I reach the door I saw a screw driver coming in from the other side to try and break open the lock. Managed to bang loudly from my side and it scared "them" away.
Struggled for two hours to get hold of reception as I was scared to go outside. Management told us it was the first time that this had happened but if you have a look in the rooms, most of the locks are damaged. We were given the best room on the resort but we constantly slept in fear.
As for the terrible rating, if it was not for the break in incident, this resort would have gotten 5 stars from me. Food and staff were brilliant and we were treated like Kings.
Travel tip - If you do decide to go there, do all your excursions trough a guy (beach boy) you can find on the Diamond Dreams beach called "Bigfoot". By a long shot cheaper than the hotel and don't let the price fool you!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dream of Zanzibar is a superb 5 star all inclusive Resort, proud member of The Emerald Collection. The Resort is nestled in the midst of exotic gardens on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. Dream of Zanzibar offers 104 deluxe gardens rooms, 40 ocean view junior suites, 10 additional junior suites with Jacuzzi and 3 beach villas with private pool. The 5 Restaurants offer guests an exceptional variety of dining options and 3 bars feature relaxing environments to enjoy refreshing drinks and cocktails. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Diamonds Dream Of Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
- Dream Of Zanzibar Zanzibar Island, Tanzania