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Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Protea Mbweni is a beautiful hotel with very friendly, efficient staff. The food is delicious food and very well served and presented. The hotel is in a stunning location, you step out of your room onto a beautiful beach.

Room Tip: Rooms close to the beach are super convenient
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2014

Dear GUEST

Good day, thank you for choosing us as your final pit stop after a successful Kili climb. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again soon.

Thanks and regards,

Dinish Antony
Group General Manager
Protea Hotels - Dar es Salaam/Znz
gm@proteadar.com

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Everyone seems to like this peachy hotel for vacation, and I couldn't agree more. The location is marvellous in every respect and the staff is so warm-hearted, always helpful and very professional. For the first two days of our stay we had chosen Mbweni Ruins Hotel, however, as the location for a workshop. A truely perfect choice: The hotel management had reserved a shaded open-air area as workshop venue and we had the luxury of a phantastic sea view and a nice breeze throughout the workshop - an extraordinary and very conducive atmosphere! The coast line in front of the hotel is a rare combination of sand beach and mangrove forest, and I enjoyed very much the opportunity to ride about the mangrove area in a kayak during high tide. All in all: a perfect stay!

Wolfgang H.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled on business
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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2014

Dear Wolfgang H

Jambo, thank you for staying with us and choosing our hotel facilities for your workshop. I am really glad that you had a fantastic time with us. I will share your feedback with the TEAM. We look forward to host you again soon.

Thanks and regards,

Dinish Antony
Group General Manager
Protea Hotels - Dar es Salaam/Znz
gm@proteadar.com

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

The hotel is amazing! The location is great not only because the hotel is beautiful and comfortable, but because its 10 minutes away from the airport.
Great value for money and excellent service.
Resident Manager friendly and approachable!
Very nice food and very comfortable rooms with all kinds of facilities.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2014

Dear Marta M

Jambo from Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins. Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this review. I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay and STAFF ensured your comfort. We look forward to host you again soon.

Thanks and regards,

Dinish Antony
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

I chose the hotel in order to get a beachfront location, yet still be close enough to Stone Town for easy sight seeing. Complimentary minibus to Stone Town and back 3 time a day made it even easier. The beach is clean and secluded, but not swimmable at low tide. Manager, Dolf, and his staff were always friendly and helpful. The restaurant / deck was a great place for sundowners overlooking the Ocean. Rooms are quite old (rustic) so don't expect shiny new accommodation. Overall a really good experience, and a place I would recommend. .

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2014

Dear David_J_Nomad

Jambo from Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins. Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this review. I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay and STAFF ensured your comfort. We look forward to host you again soon.

Thanks and regards,

Dinish Antony
Group General Manager
Protea Hotels - Dar es Salaam/Zanzibar

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Reviewed 22 May 2014

I loved this hotel! Location is incredible, and staff very friendly. They also have a fantastic yoga teacher who hosts classes there 3 times a week, and I paid for one on one classes and got taught at the end of the hotel jetty over the Indian ocean - bliss.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled solo
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DinishAntony, General Manager at Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2014

Dear Faith V

Good day, Jambo from Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins. Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with and managed to take some yoga lessons in the spectacular setting, overlooking the beautiful Indian ocean. We look forward to host you again.

Thanks and regards,

Dinish Antony
Group General Manager
Protea Hotels - Dar es Salaam/Zanzibar
gm@proteadar.com

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