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Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
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4 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfree shuttlechumbe islandclose to the airportresident managerr rquiet locationcalamaria wonderful staylow tidebeach hotelspice farmsea foodthe hotel managerthoroughly enjoyed our staysmall poolindian oceanthe hotel offers
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Reviewed 6 days ago

nice small hotel on the beach with pool. Excellent staff and food however the service was a little slow. Large portions so at lunch often split a meal. Took tour into town to Freddie Mercury's childhood home and the market and fish market. Also a...More

Thank Kathiron
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, 6 year old and I stayed at this wonderful resort on the way back to India from the USA. It is a quiet, relaxing hotel with just 13 rooms, a restaurant with very scenic views and exemplary staff right from the operations manager...More

Thank Kaushik B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was excellent, loved the privacy of the hotel, food and dining were very special. Swimming poo, was clean and private. Guest services was very helpful when we were trying to get directions and flight boarding passes.

Thank hudhat123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there for three nights. Very friendly and courteous staff. Shekhar was very responsive when I mailed him and upgraded us to the beautiful and charming suite as a courtesy due to my Platinum status with Marriott. The hotel is 10 mins by car from...More

Thank Ahmad M
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Very quiet - removed from stone town. Its not walking distance. But they do offer a free shuttle a few times a day. Nice private beach - perfect for a couple's weekend get away. They should spray the rooms less - the constant spraying of...More

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Response from DinishAntony, Group General Manager - Protea Hotels by Marriott ( Dsm/Znz) at Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni RuinsResponded 2 May 2018

Dear ABRreviews Thank you for staying with us and taking time to write this great review. I am delighted that you had a pleasant stay. I have duly noted your comment about spraying in the evenings and conveyed the same to our housekeeping TEAM. Please...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$148 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$148 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (164)
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Dining (15)
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gurhan33
5 March 2018|
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
I remember it starts at 9 am from hotel front door and ends at 6 pm from city center to bring you back to hotel. Call hotel business center if you have any other questions.
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Quochp
4 February 2018|
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Response from LoveTakesUsTraveling | Reviewed this property |
We got a wonderful buffet breakfast but we had purchased a special deal that came with breakfast. I would contact the hotel directly to make sure you get the breakfast!!
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"Room 12 has great views"
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"Ask them to NOT spray your room"
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"Go for a higher floor unit and make sure it is one of the renovated ones."
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"second floor with view on the beach"
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