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Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa

Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa

5.0 star property
Kendwa beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and spa

8,8/10 Fabulous

234 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
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Kendwa Beach, Kendwa

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About this area

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 62 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • La Grande Luna - 7 min walk
  • Essence Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • Sunset - 13 min walk
  • Coccobello - 6 min drive
  • Nungwi inn restaurant - 7 min drive

About this property

Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa

At Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, beach massages, and beachside drinks, plus you'll have access to onsite scuba diving and snorkeling. The outdoor pool is perfect for guests looking for a bit of fun, while those in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in Thai massages, facials, and aromatherapy. Dining choices include 2 restaurants and the 2 bars/lounges are great places to grab a cold drink. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include a health club, a fitness center, and a children's pool. Fellow travelers say great things about the pool and helpful staff.

All-inclusive

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

Food and beverages

All buffet meals and snacks included
In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 72 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

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
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

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 18

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Beach bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Boat tours
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Use of nearby fitness center
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Built in 2012
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Window screens

Sleep well

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

Freshen up

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

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

All-inclusive

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

Food and beverages

All buffet meals and snacks included
In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Spa

Healing Earth Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include Thai massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is open daily.

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: TZS 2321.34 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 200 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between May 9 and June 10.

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for TZS 100.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

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.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

<p>Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children. Please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms.</p><p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>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. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p><p>A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 24.</p><p>A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on December 31.</p>

Also known as

Gold Zanzibar
Gold Zanzibar Beach House
Gold Zanzibar Beach House Hotel
Gold Zanzibar Beach House Hotel Kendwa
Gold Zanzibar Beach House Kendwa
Zanzibar Gold
Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa Kendwa
Gold Zanzibar Beach House Spa
Gold Zanzibar House Hotel
Gold Zanzibar House & Kendwa
Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa Hotel
Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa Kendwa
Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa Hotel Kendwa

Frequently asked questions

Is Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa currently open?
The property is closed between May 9 and June 10.
Does Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa 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 Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa?
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 Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is TZS 200 per vehicle roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, and boat tours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa also has 2 bars and a health club, as well as spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include La Grande Luna (7-min walk), Essence Restaurant (9-min walk), and Sunset (13-min walk).
Does Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
What's the area around Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa like?
Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa is located a short 5-minute walk from Kendwa Beach. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Reviews

8,8

Fabulous

9,0/10

Cleanliness

8,6/10

Staff & service

9,2/10

Amenities

8,9/10

Property conditions & facilities

8,2/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Mohamed, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

DEFINITELY NOT A 5 STAR RESORT, MORE LIKE A 2/3
This is NOT a 5 star hotel. I would rate it maybe 3 the most. The entire hotel is dated, the rooms are old and gross. There were ants crawling everywhere especially the bathroom. When I told staff they said that’s normal and nothing they can do about it. The shelf in the bathroom where all the toiletries are and glasses for brushing teeth was slanted towards the ground so everything kept falling on the dirty floor with the ants. The staff barely speak English and are rude. The worst part is that my husband and I both got diarrhea from dinner one night. The staff didn’t really care and said we’re probably allergic to something. The all inclusive food was not good and the package was very expensive. I suggest buying food and drinks a La carte because it’s probably going to be cheaper. Don’t stay here unless you’re looking to rough it a little.
2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Bad customer service from hotels website and thr hotel himself. Due to the corona the country declared red and we couldnt arrive abd they refuse to consider that situation and refund the money. I won't book from this website anymore
Guy, 6-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fun, lively place to stay. Live music and excellent atmosphere. Excellent meal opportunities and superb resort
Michelle, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A magical and exceptional setting. I chose this place by worst chance to discover Zanzibar for the first time. I assure you that it fulfills all the promises: excellent resting place, delicious food, incredible staff, the best animations on the spot (no need to go out: everything is there to occupy). I really liked this place and all that is proposed by the hotel: animated evenings, music, dances, shows, friendliness, enthusiasm, welcome, in short, I highly recommend this place Just a small drawback: the cleaning of the room must be done without waiting to be asked and also the shower back must be well maintained.
5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

rotem, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The best hotel with the best beach in kendwa
The staff was amazing, dinner was really good. Thw best was the free upgrade to the beach suites. Thank you ao much. You all have spoilt us. The best beach i kendwa. Everything was just amazing.
Nadia, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Staff were friendly and great help! Great location and layout!
Sebastian, 9-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We went in off season so we enjoyed the privacy of the beach, the beach house is way better in person then in pictures, the view the environment the people just everything about this place is outstanding.
Mistafa, 3-night romance trip
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