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4.6 out of 5

"The staff was extremely friendly...always smiling and eager to help I personally was not happy with food, although there was variety laid out for all ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 14 May 2018

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they can't get enough of Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only's great beach location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Kendwa Beach. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking are available. Built in 2012, this 5-star resort has 100 rooms on 1 floor. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a balcony/patio in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with balconies or patios, flat-screen TVs and minibars
  • Free buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • The 3 restaurants, beach bar and swim-up bar offer choices for drinking and dining
  • Take a swim in the 3 outdoor pools
  • Treat yourself to body wraps, massages or facials at Riu Palace Spa
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre, a steam room and aerobics classes
  • Guests have great things to say about the pool and the beach
  • Just a 3-minute drive from Kendwa Beach and 11 minutes from Nungwi Natural Aquarium

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Suite, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Hot Tub (Jacuzzi)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, Private Pool (Beach)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only ratings based on 5 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only

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5 out of 5
The staff was extremely friendly...always smiling and eager to help I personally was not happy with food, although there was variety laid out for all the meals. However the steak from carnivores and more was superb.

Posted by , from Birmingham UK on 14 May 2018

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5 out of 5

Honeymoon stay

What can I say about this hotel - it really was such a special stay. The staff were phenomenal, the hotel was stunning and the beach was so beautiful. Most definitely hideaway has the most beautiful beach in Zanzibar! You will not regret booking here if you do.

Posted by , from UK on 13 Nov 2017

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4 out of 5
Top Service im ganzen Hotel. Lage ist die beste in Sansibar. Kleinere Details am Essen und Service werden durch die Uebernahme von Riu laufend verbessert. Hotel ist zu empfehlen

Posted by on 11 Aug 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5

Hôtel très agréable parfait pour se détendre

Pros: Proximité plage, la piscine est agréable,
Location: La plage est magnifique, sport nautique, balades en canoë
Très agréable séjour nous avons pris la formule tous inclus le buffet est excellent, les chambres sont décorés avec goût et spacieuse

Posted by , from paris on 14 Nov 2017

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About the Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only

Location Nungwi Road, Nungwi,

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 31 March 2020 to 31 May 2020 (dates subject to change).

All-inclusive Details

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

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment
Land activities

  • Fitness facilities

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Language
  • Water fitness

Entertainment

  • On-site live performances

Not included

  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Off-site tours
  • Transport to off-site activities
  • Gratuities
  • Taxes

  • Scuba diving lessons not included
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included
  • Taxes not included
  • Language classes/lessons included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Gratuities not included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Water fitness classes/lessons included
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services not included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Minibar (all beverages included)
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transport to off-site activities not included
  • Off-site tours not included
  • On-site live performances included

Property Features

Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at on-site restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages and other amenities. Enjoy the umbrellas and sunloungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only, you can cool off in one of the 3 the outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. Free breakfast is available daily. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 5 bars/lounges, A beach bar, and A swim-up bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. This Art Deco resort also offers a steam room, a fitness centre and a garden. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Nungwi resort.

  • 1 floor
  • 100 guestrooms or units
  • 4 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • 5 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2012
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Deli
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only offers 100 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and bidets. This Nungwi resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Promenade – On-site buffet restaurant.

Beef Steak House – On-site steakhouse. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Breeze – On-site bar. Open daily.

Sunshine – On-site bar. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

3 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a steam room and a fitness centre.

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

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Kayaking on site

Spa Services

Riu Palace Spa has 3 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

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

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only

Policies

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. 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

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

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Hideaway Nungwi
  • Hideaway Nungwi Resort
  • Nungwi Hideaway
  • Nungwi Hideaway Resort
  • Nungwi Resort
  • Hideaway Of Nungwi Resort & Spa Zanzibar
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar All Inclusive Adults Resort Nungwi
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar All Inclusive Adults Resort
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar All Inclusive Adults
  • Riu Zanzibar Inclusive Adults
  • Riu Zanzibar Inclusive Nungwi
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar All Inclusive Adults All-inclusive property
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar All Inclusive Adults Nungwi
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar All Inclusive Adults
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only Nungwi
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar - All Inclusive - Adults Only Nungwi
  • Riu Palace Zanzibar All Inclusive Adults Only
  • Hideaway of Nungwi Resort Spa
  • Riu Zanzibar Inclusive Adults

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the property before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 18 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.
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