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5-star Kiwengwa hotel walkable to Mapenzi Beach

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Kiwengwa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest and Mapenzi Beach. Kiwengwa Beach is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Melia Zanzibar's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 124 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Minibars and separate bathtubs and showers are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Melia Zanzibar

Kiwengwa, Kiwengwa,

Melia Garden Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$313* Per night/room Jun 24 - Jun 25

Room, Terrace (Melia Interconnected)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Melia Terrace Room Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Level, Villa, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite (Grand Zanzibar The Level (2+1))

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Grand Suite (Zanzibar The Level (2+2))

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 78 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children; please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children. Please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Service animals not allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December.

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Hotel Names

  • Melia Hotel Zanzibar
  • Melia Zanzibar
  • Zanzibar Melia
  • Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa
  • Melia Zanzibar Kiwengwa
  • Melia Zanzibar Hotel
  • Melia Zanzibar Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
  • Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski Kiwengwa
  • Melia Zanzibar Hotel
  • Melia Zanzibar Kiwengwa
  • Melia Zanzibar Hotel Kiwengwa

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Hotel Amenities

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Melia Zanzibar are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property Features

Some rates at Melia Zanzibar are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or kick back in the shade with cabanas (surcharge) and umbrellas. At Melia Zanzibar you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a complimentary children's club, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Melia Zanzibar is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Conference space
  • Business center
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Private beach nearby
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's club (free)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Hair salon
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 124
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Tennis on site
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Melia Zanzibar offers 124 accommodations with minibars and safes. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Kiwengwa hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Television
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Satellite TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • LCD TV
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Spice Market Restaurant - Overlooking the pool and garden, this buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Aqua Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Gabi Beach Club - This beach restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Jetty bar and Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Pool Bar - This poolside restaurant serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

The Spa has 6 treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Thai massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor tennis court and a sauna. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

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