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Sultan Sands Island Resort

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Room & Suite (302)
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Sultan Sands after finding a very reasonable price online. Because of the low price and the photos on the website I set my expectations quite low - just beach, beers and quiet time... I had a small scare when the reservations email didn't...More

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

Jambo CarolineRowe! Thank you for your feedback, it was an absolute pleasure to host you at our resort and I'm very happy to see you made the most of what we have on offer. I shall pass your kind words onto the team that make...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been at sultan sands on June 2018 with my boyfriend and we would not have asked for more.it is a big and beautiful hotel which is very close to the Ocean.the rooms are beautiful with lots of space.they serve lots of dishes and...More

Thank Mylifeasbhai
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Jambo Mylifeasbhai, Thank you for your feedback, as always I was very happy to see that you and your boyfriend had a fantastic time with us all here at Sultan Sands, I shall share your kind words with the whole team who make all this...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Zanzibar and Thanks to everyone at Sultan Sands, I am literally counting the days until I can visit again! We travel frequently and this has oficially become my favourite destination! Firstly I would like to mention the fantastic food!!...More

Thank JKay985
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 1 May 2018

Jambo JKay985! Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm so glad you had the opportunity to take a well deserved break with us here at our beautiful resort. Zanzibar really is a magical place with its own unique charm. I shall make sure that you...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Hotel with a diving center in the location. Staff were all super friendly. Food and drinks were amazing. The room was cleaned twice a day with a turn down service during the evening. Only one thing: a lot of (drunk) Polish guests....More

Thank Wereldreiziger28
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 18 April 2018

Jambo Wereldreiziger28! Thank you for your brief review. I glad you had a great holiday with us here at Sultan Sands. As always we take all feed back seriously and appreciate it and all comments are passed on to the owners of the business. We...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Jambo! We stayed in Suptan Sands in late March and even the weather forecast was awful for the whole period, we had only half-rainy day. As the hotel is 3,5* I would say that the price we booked the hotel for and the service and...More

1  Thank Gabriela G
Response from Mark N, Manager at Sultan Sands Island ResortResponded 5 April 2018

Jambo Gabriela G! It certainly looks like you had a fantastic vacation!. Here at the resort we have a fantastic team that looks after each and everyone of our guests. I will make sure they receive your kind words. We do truly have one of...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$184 - US$374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$184 - US$374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa
#7 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (1179)
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Room & Suite (302)
Dining (155)
Amenities (98)
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Questions & Answers
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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!"
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"Avoid the Baobab rooms as there is no frige"
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"the Bahari rooms at the front, especially 306 with a huge terrace and sofa"
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"Pawni rooms beginning with 2xx or 3xx are closer to the heart of the hotel."
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