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Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort
3 stars

Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

Beit-el-Raas Street, Malawi Road, 31, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Zanzibar, Tanzania
See location+255 773 900 888
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$55
Cheapest

rate per night

7.6
Good
based on 1274 reviews
1,274 reviews
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Nightly total
Superior room
Standard room
King room

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About Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort is located on Zanzibar, and offers 4-star facilities, including a private beach. It also features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

The hotel has 31 modern rooms that are equipped with all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay.

Those staying at the hotel can enjoy a unique dining experience at the on-site restaurant, suitably based for those who want to stay nearby for a meal. Packed lunches are available for sightseers.

Zanzibar International Airport is a 25-minute drive from Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort. It also provides an ideal base to explore nearby Zanzibar Town and Mangapwani.

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Amenities at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Horse riding
  • Windsurfing

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Dining room
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kettle
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Conditioner

General

  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Lockers
  • City view
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Toilet
  • Toothbrush
  • Private bathroom

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Private beach

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast

Parking and transportation

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

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Pool

  • Pool bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool with a view

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Bedroom

  • Wardrobe or closet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Reviews of Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

7.6
Good1,274 verified reviews
17.7Couples
4.4Friends
10.0Solo
14.3Families
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What are the dining options available at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort?

Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort offers a unique dining experience at the on-site restaurant, with options for packed lunches and food delivery to guest accommodations. Guests can also enjoy complimentary breakfast and special diet menus upon request.

Are there any concerns about the cleanliness and maintenance of the rooms at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort?

While guests appreciated the spacious and modern rooms with ocean views, some mentioned concerns about room amenities breaking down and maintenance issues, such as drawers falling apart and balcony doors not closing properly. The hotel management may want to address these maintenance issues to ensure a comfortable stay for all guests.

What are the best activities to enjoy during a stay at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort?

Guests can indulge in eco-tourism, fishing, diving, snorkeling, and other exciting activities during their stay at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort. Additionally, the hotel offers bicycle rental, evening entertainment, and cooking classes for a memorable experience.

How is the customer service at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort?

The staff at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort is known for being friendly, attentive, and helpful, providing excellent customer service. Special mentions were made for staff members who went above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay for guests.

What are the concerns about the hotel's location and amenities at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort?

Some guests expressed concerns about the hotel not being beachfront and the limited food options. Additionally, it was noted that the hotel is alcohol-free, and the swimming area may not be suitable due to the presence of rocks and rubbish. The hotel may want to consider addressing these concerns to enhance the overall guest experience.

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Opt for an Ocean View Room

Room 401 offers a lovely view straight to the ocean, making it a memorable choice for a stay.

Consider Room Amenities

Some guests mentioned that the rooms lacked full-size mirrors and standing mirrors, so it might be helpful to inquire about this when booking.

Be Mindful of the Beach

While the hotel has a private beach, some guests noted that it may not be suitable for swimming due to the presence of rocks and trash, especially during high tide.

Check for Room Maintenance

Some guests experienced issues with room amenities, such as drawers falling apart and balcony doors not closing properly, so it may be beneficial to ensure the room is in good condition upon arrival.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to Livingstone's House, Changuu Island, and House of Wonders makes it convenient for sightseeing and exploring Zanzibar Town.

Consider Dining Options

While the hotel offers good breakfast and dining experiences, some guests found the food prices to be high and the menu limited, so it might be worth exploring dining alternatives nearby.

Be Aware of Alcohol Policy

The hotel is alcohol-free, which may be a consideration for some guests, especially if they prefer to have alcoholic beverages during their stay.

Plan for Transportation

As the hotel is a 25-minute drive from Zanzibar International Airport, arranging transportation in advance or utilizing the airport shuttle service could ensure a smooth arrival and departure experience.

Stay Informed About Seasonality

November is considered the low season, while December is the high season, so it's worth considering these factors when planning a visit.

Consider Room Selection

Some guests mentioned that the hotel was overbooked, leading to room allocation issues, so it may be beneficial to confirm room availability in advance.

Location

Beit-el-Raas Street, Malawi Road, 31, Zanzibar

What's nearby

  • Livingstone's House3.1 mi
  • Changuu Island3.2 mi
  • House of Wonders3.6 mi
  • Stone Town3.6 mi
  • Forodhani Gardens3.6 mi
  • Christ Church3.6 mi
  • Old Fort3.6 mi
  • Slave Chambers3.7 mi
  • Stone Town Beach3.7 mi
  • Cheetah's Rock3.7 mi
  • Nakupenda Beach5.9 mi
  • Chumbe Island11.6 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

Low season

January

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

$101

Average price (weekend night)

$137
Cheapest month to stay with an average 54% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 528% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

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Top tips for your stay at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort, plan to stay on a Friday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $111, while the most expensive was $111.
  • How long should you stay at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort

  • Where is Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort located?

    Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort is located at Beit-el-Raas Street, Malawi Road, 31, 3.6 miles from the center of Zanzibar. Livingstone's House is the closest landmark to Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort.

  • Does Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort offer free parking?

    Yes, Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort offers free parking.

  • How far is Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort from the airport?

    Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort is 7.5 miles from Zanzibar Kisauni. Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort is 52.6 miles from Dar Es Salaam.

  • Does Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort have a pool?

    Yes, Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort in Zanzibar and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort.

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