Melia Zanzibar 3140, Pwani Mchangani

+255 774 444 477

per night


based on 360 reviews

About Melia Zanzibar, Pwani Mchangani

Value for money

The Melia Zanzibar is located in Kiwengwa and only seven miles from Kichwele Forest Reserve. The hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, a private beach area, and tennis courts. There is also a fitness center on-site where you can get a work out in. You can relax at the hotel sauna or visit the nearby area for canoeing. If you’re driving into the city, the hotel offers free parking. A shuttle service is available that can take you to and from the nearest airport. The front desk can provide laundry, dry cleaning, and ironing services on request. There is also a butler service available if you require it. For families, the hotel offers a kids’ club and children’s activities. Adults can take part in the evening entertainment at the Melia Zanzibar. There are 124 air-conditioned, nonsmoking guest rooms and suites at the Melia Zanzibar. The hotel also offers bungalows and villas with extra amenities and the maximum space for a larger group. Each of the rooms comes with a flat-screen television for entertainment, a terrace where you can look out over the area, and a minibar with refreshing beverages. There are several restaurants at the hotel for your dining pleasure. Spices Restaurant offers open show cooking islands and a terrace where you can dine. The Jetty Bar and Restaurant offers before dinner drinks and snacks while you enjoy a cruise. You can also dine nearby at Papaya Restaurant & Beach Bar or Zan View Restaurant. While you spend time in the area, you can enjoy the sun and surf at Kiwengwa Beach or explore the Kiwengwa Caves. If you want to experience the nightlife, you can reach the Cannibal Party in less than two miles.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • VIP room facilities


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Beauty salon
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Water sport facilities (on site)


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower

Pool and spa

  • Infinity pool
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Dining table

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Feather pillow
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' club
  • Playground

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis

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Melia Zanzibar location: 3140, Pwani Mchangani

Melia Zanzibar Reviews

GreatBased on 360 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff was very friendly and hospitable. (in 49 reviews)
  • "The food was amazing, really good." (in 32 reviews)
  • The facilities and beach are great. (in 18 reviews)
Cons -
  • Always review your bills before paying it at this hotel (in 9 reviews)
  • The bar at the beach is not clean and lacks hygiene measures (in 8 reviews)
  • The quality of service was poor. (in 5 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • Melia Zanzibar is typically below the average price of 5 star hotels in Pwani Mchangani. On average, you can expect to pay $375 per night in Pwani Mchangani. Melia Zanzibar typically costs $306 per night, which is $69 cheaper than the Pwani Mchangani average.

  • Drive distance from Zanzibar Kisauni to Melia Zanzibar and vice versa is 20.9 mi and the overall drive time is about 1h 2min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Melia Zanzibar. The nearest airport to the hotel is Zanzibar Kisauni.

  • Yes, Melia Zanzibar does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Pwani Mchangani for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Pwani Mchangani guests staying in Melia Zanzibar is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Melia Zanzibar does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • You can reach the main line at +255 774 444 477.

  • Yes, Melia Zanzibar has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, Melia Zanzibar is a great place to stay.