Melia Zanzibar

Address: P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel, located on P.O. Box 3140, Kiwengwa, is near Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), Hamamni Persian Baths, and Darajani Bazaar.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsMelia Zanzibar Kiwengwa

      Reviewed by kim.geybels

      Okay, but not 5 stars...

      Reviewed Nov 23, 2012
      by (2 reviews) , Belgium Flag of Belgium

      Well the hotel and spa are 5 stars... The food isn't... So if just like me, you love your food, well it's not bad, but could be much better.
      The best food was at Gabi Beach: go there!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Melia Zanzibar Kiwengwa

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Kiwengwa


      A travel blog entry by dentalvagabond on Aug 08, 2014

      6 photos

      So I have been kinda lazy these past few days...but here we go again! Unguja is the main Island of Zanzibar. I arrived before 9 am at the ferry terminal. It didn't even take 2 hours to go there from the main land and the ride was nice! Since I wanted to go kite surfing on the east coast I wanted to head to Paje directly. Of course by dalladalla (TSh 2000) as I wasn't planning on spending $40 for the same distance in a taxi! The cab driver told me ...

      Zanzibar and Dar es Salam

      A travel blog entry by jessredfern22 on Nov 10, 2013

      10 comments, 10 photos

      ... the streets of Stonetown were flooding rapidly. On the first day we had a spice tour. That was awesome because we had a tour of Stonetown before we went into the bush. We saw Freddie Mercurys house and the place where the slaves were kept for the slave trade many years ago. I found out that David Livingstones body was kept in Zanzibar before it went back to England. The actual spice tour was so good. We started off with tea tasting. I loved the ...

      Interesting weekend (soup, party, locals)

      A travel blog entry by camomile on Nov 04, 2013

      11 photos

      ... a surprise waiting for us! No water!!! That means no shower. That means little tragedy hahah! And when we woke up in the morning the was still no water. And I don't know how lucky we were the pouring rain started outside. House women collected all the buckets and all they have and put it outside, while with Darata we washed ourselves and I did my laundry haha!!! I was trying to think what is worse no power or no water, so I realized that no water, as I could probably survive without ...


      A travel blog entry by dianaford on Sep 25, 2013

      We got tuk-tuks to the ferry and then after 2 hours on the boat we arrived on the beautiful island of Zanzibar!! We stayed the first night in Stone town and spent the afternoon doing a spice tour in the centre of the island, and saw how cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger, lemongrass, peppercorn, turmeric etc are grown. Spices are one of Zanzibar's biggest exports and the farmers ...

      Jozani Forest and the spice farm

      A travel blog entry by ckjones8 on Jul 30, 2013

      8 photos

      This morning we visited the Jozani forest, a national park that is home to a number of red colubus monkeys. They live only here on Zanzibar. Our guide walked us to where a group of the monkeys were, and they were totally unfazed by our presence. These monkeys cannot digest sugar and eat only flowers and young leaves and some fruits. When these monkeys eat something that is difficult to digest they will eat charcoal as a digestive aid. ...