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Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive

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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Outdoor pool, sun loungers

Overview of Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive

5.0 star property
Dongwe beachfront property with 2 restaurants and outdoor pool

9.8/10 Exceptional

32 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
The price is $706
Price available on 11/30/2022
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Mswakini Beach, South East Coast, Zanzibar, Dongwe, Unguja South Region

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About this area

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 88 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Coconaut - 3 min drive
  • Blue Lagoon - 3 min drive
  • Echo Beach Hotel - 5 min drive
  • Chuale Local Food - 5 min drive
  • Emma Bay Beach House - 7 min drive

About this property

Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive

Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive offers a private beach where you can enjoy the shade from a beach umbrella or relax in a sun lounger, plus you'll have access to onsite scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in massages. The Mswakini Beach Bar, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast and lunch. This luxurious property also features a poolside bar, a fitness center, and a snack bar/deli.

All inclusive

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Taxes are included.

Food and beverages

Number or type of beverages limited at one or more venues

Languages

Afrikaans, English, French, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 16
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • 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
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Children

  • Children (16 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Kayaking
  • Boat tours
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling

Working away

  • Business center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 43-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Private plunge pool
  • Furnished patio
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

All inclusive

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Taxes are included.

Food and beverages

Number or type of beverages limited at one or more venues

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.

Dining

The Mswakini Beach Bar - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Drift Wood Dining Room - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open daily.
Mali Mali Lounge & Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 75 per vehicle

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between April 13 and May 21.

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 472.0 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property uses solar energy.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar Adults All Inclusive Dongwe
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Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar Adults Only
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Frequently asked questions

Is Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive currently open?
The property is closed between April 13 and May 21.
How much does it cost to stay at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
As of Nov 29, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive on Nov 30, 2022 start from $706, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 75 per vehicle.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
You can check in from 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the all-inclusive property's other amenities, which include a private beach and private plunge pools. Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive also has a fitness center and spa services, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Blue Lagoon (2 mi), Echo Beach Hotel (2.8 mi), and Chuale Local Food (3.2 mi).
Does Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a private plunge pool and a furnished patio.
What's the area around Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive like?
Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar - All Inclusive is located a short 13-minute walk from Dongwe Beach.

Overall score and ratings

9.8

Exceptional

10.0/10

Cleanliness

9.6/10

Staff & service

9.4/10

Amenities

9.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.8/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Yolonda Lynette, 7-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gem!!!
Amazing facility, felt in Paradise so heavenly nice with no flaws. Very special customized service, cant be any better will ve coming again and again, the staff is so friendly, would like to extend my thanks to every single person at the facility specially Ali our waiter that really paid good attentions to details. Cant wait to be back again
Sara, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great place
Richard, 6-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Best experience in an hotel worldwide... Perfect from a to z...
Yvan, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing experience!
We could not say better things about Zawadi - we stayed here for our honeymoon and everything about our stay was perfect, from the villa to the service to the food and the amenities. The food was incredible and we got to try so much with multiple courses at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, in addition to appetizers and drinks delivered to us at sundown every night! The service was so great; we didn't even need to ask for anything as it seemed like everything we could have wanted was provided before we asked! They even set up a private dinner on a patio overlooking the ocean for us for our honeymoon. Additionally, we were able to snorkel using the resort's equipment, which was great, and enjoyed the lovely infinity pool and our villa's own pool, touring the on-site farm, and feeding the turtles that live at the resort! All in all, we left saying this was the best place we've ever stayed!
Amy, 3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Just book it...NOW
It’s hard to review this amazing place without it sounding like a string of cliches. But it is truly amazing from every angle. As a solo traveler places like these can make you feel a little weird - it’s so romantic and honeymooney. But at no point did the friendly and attentive staff make me feel weird being alone, nor did they try to befriend me and interrupt my “me” time which I really appreciated. It was the little touches to detail that made it so relaxing. They remembered quickly that I prefer sparking water to still water, and that’s what I was offered at every meal without having to ask for it. And my post-dinner sambuca was brought to my room, again without me having to ask for it. The villas are beautiful, each with their own little pool, amazing view and the biggest most comfortable bed I’ve ever slept in. If I knew where they bought their pillows I would order some immediately. No review would be complete without mentioning the food. There is a small kitchen farm at the back and much of the fresh produce comes from there. It’s also a great place to visit - there’s a cute goat and as of June 2021 a baby cow. The food is wonderful - I had fresh lobster, crab, giant shrimp every night. And amazing avocado salads. The lobster ravioli served one night was possibly the best meal I have ever had. For those of you looking at the price…Yes, it’s not cheap, and was kind of out of my price range. But I wanted to spoil myself and don’t regret a single penny I spent. In fa
Natasha, 6-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Resort so good I spent the whole time there
Great small boutique resort perfect for a quick romantic/relaxing getaway. I had originally planned to explore the whole island of Zanzibar, but after a few hours at this resort I cancelled all my plans and decided to have a lazy and relaxing vacation. The hotel is so accommodating to all our needs and with spacious rooms and a private plunge pool there is no need to leave. The resort is also located in a low density area, so the beach front is almost completely empty, which makes long walks really enjoyable. One thing to note about Zanzibar in general is the "Hakunah Matata" lifestyle. Everyone is so laid back, so make sure you plan ahead and order everything way before you need it. A 5 minute request usually takes 30 minutes, so order food way before you're hungry, and relax until it arrives. If you are planning to stay in this part of Zanzibar, I would highly recommend Zawadi.
4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Honestly, my fiance and I just got back home and I am a little concerned I may fall into a depression lol. My stay at Zawadi Hotel was so beyond perfect for our honeymoon and my 30th birthday I almost cried when leaving. The hotel is breathtaking, the area is so perfect, you can visit the sister property and other tourist activites in the area. The hotel set everything up for us. They were so helpful. Omg the staff, the nicest people I ever met. Seriously. By the end of the week it felt like we had family. Everyone was so genuine and generous. Our room was an oasis, I love a hotel where you can enjoy the room just as much as the public areas. The food, I mean wow. I looked forward to each breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cocktails were marvelous. I have nothing negative to say, nothing. I will be back, very very very soon. Ive traveled to many places and this was one of the best vacations I have ever had. 5 stars well deserved.
5-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Serena, 4-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Thomas, 1-night trip
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