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Sultan Sands Island Resort

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Zanzibar, Kiwengwa Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights after a safari. Bought the all-inclusive package = a good idea. Food was excellent and varied, drinks...ok (stay away from the house cocktails, at least we didn't like any we tried). Room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Staff was very nice...More

Thank EugenT43
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 1 week ago

Jambo EugenT43, Thank you for your review, I'm happy you certainly had the chance to relax with us after you safari on the mainland, Sultan Sands is the perfect place to unwind with the beautiful Indian Ocean and magnificent white sands of Kiwengwa beach. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After the whole day of travelling we have finely arrived to the hotel, we had to wait for a long time to get the room and when we did they came knocking after half an hour telling us we have to change the room and...More

Thank Katyaaa6
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Katyaaa6 Thank you for your review. I would like to investigate this further as I have checked my resort records and I have found no record of anything you have written about including being transferred to a different resort. Here at Sultan Sands we...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 days here. Overall was a pleasant experience. Room was nice and comfortable, staff are very friendly, pool/beach area are nice, and the food and drink selection is good. The problem is as with any restaurant when you go for breakfast, lunch, and dinner...More

Thank Edward A
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Edward A, Thank you for your feedback. All feedback is taken very seriously with the aim of not just meeting but also exceeding our guest expectations. We do cater for a wide variety of nationalities at the resort, hence the reason why we run...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A luvely place to relax especially after a safari. We had all inclusive which was very good value for money. There was a decent selection of food in the buffets, excellent live entertainment in the evenings and a stunning view out onto the ocean. The...More

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Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 27 August 2018

Jambo Lula240, Thank you for your review and feedback. I'm very happy to read you had a fantastic time a thoroughly enjoyed you well earned vacation. It is a great place to unwind and relax especially after your safari! I will pass on your kind...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I stayed in the magnificent Sultan Sanda resort for 3 days and have never felt more at home. From the moment we checked in we knew we'd be in for a treat. The front desk team were indigenously dressed in Maasai attire...More

1  Thank Nawfal M
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 26 August 2018

Jambo Nawfal M! Thank you for your recent review. I'm very happy to read you had such a wonderful time at the resort, I will certainly make sure to pass you kind words on to the entire team here who work very hard to ensure...More

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Description
Sultan Sands Island Resort is situated on the wide, sparkling beaches of Kiwengwa on the East Coast of Zanzibar Island. Sultan Sands is a resort with a unique character: an inspired blend of Swahili and More Arab architecture and decor creates a relaxed ambience, while first-class amenities and facilities ensure complete comfort. The spacious rooms at Sultan Sands are built in the style of traditional African rondavels, each tastefully decorated with hand-carved Zanzibari furniture. All rooms are ocean-facing with some situated just metres from the beach. The resort's wining and dining venues are equally impressive, offering delicious local specialities as well as Far-Eastern and European favourites. Sultan Sands shares a 500m stretch of beach with its sister property - Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa. Guests of the two resorts also share many facilities and amenities, including the famous Oasis Spa and the One Ocean Dive Centre. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Top resorts Hotels
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Family
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Spa
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On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
Family
,
Spa
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
76
Price range
US$176 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sultan Sands Island Hotel Kiwengwa
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
Family
,
Spa
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
76
Price range
US$176 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sultan Sands Island Hotel Kiwengwa
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
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Traveller (1 276)
Pool & Beach (372)
Room & Suite (329)
Dining (164)
Amenities (98)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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emmakel
18 June 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Property representative |
Hi emmakel, Not a problem. All I would ask is that you come to reception first so we can open up an account at the bar for which you can pay for any beverages or food you may have during the game as all our F&B outlets are... More
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Sara2340
10 June 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Property representative |
Dear Sara2340, Thank you for your question. I can honestly say if questions are directly sent to the resort they are answered as soon as possible. Thank you for your recent booking, Sara if you message me the dates of... More
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ofallthebars
12 May 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Property representative |
Hi ofallthebars, Glad to hear you are joining us for a well earned vacation. Being the Manager of the resort and very English I can say we will definitely have the football World Cup Games available to watch for the... More
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are gorgeous but the ones by the beach are something out of a dream!"
CarolineRowe
10 Jul 2018
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"Avoid the Baobab rooms as there is no frige"
cris894
10 Feb 2018
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"the Bahari rooms at the front, especially 306 with a huge terrace and sofa"
crystal4
16 Jan 2018
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"Pawni rooms beginning with 2xx or 3xx are closer to the heart of the hotel."
kurrencee
06 Aug 2017
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