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Hotel Matemwe Lodge - Matemwe, Zanzibar

5 star Hotel Zanzibar

Matemwe Beach, Northeast Coast - Zanzibar

Price starting from $ 703 .30

Matemwe Lodge offers beachfront accommodation in Matemwe located by the sea.

Sea and Spice Spa is the place to be for rest and relaxation, offering body treatments and massages, as well as facials, massage/treatment rooms and manicures and pedicures. This 5-star East Coast Zanzibar hotel in Matemwe offers free wired and wireless Internet access, plus a full-service spa. Don't forget to pack your swimsuit and towel as this hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools. There is also a poolside bar and a bar/lounge so guests can sip a refreshing drink by the pool or indoors. Multilingual staff are available at the front desk 24 hours-a-day and can provide tour/ticket assistance.

The reception also has a safe deposit box should you need to lock away any valuables during your stay. Other amenities include gift shops/newsstands, dry cleaning/laundry services, an area shuttle, beach/pool umbrellas and a garden.

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Hotel Facilities at Matemwe Lodge

  • Bar
  • Pool bar
  • Laundry service
  • Gift shop
  • Beach umbrellas and deck loungers
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • City tour
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Massages
  • Spa/Wellness Centre
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.
  • 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.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Children 6 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: after 2 PM.

Check-out: before 11 AM.

As the hotel is in a secluded area, driving oneself is not recommended.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

Renovation and closures

The property is closed during April and May.

Hotel Matemwe Lodge is also known as

Matemwe Bungalows

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Room Details

Matemwe Lodge offers 12 guest rooms for your beach holiday. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, laptop-compatible safes and phones during their East Coast Zanzibar visit.

A good night's sleep in comfortable beds with premium bedding will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their vacation or business trip. Private bathrooms are designed to promote relaxation and well-being; all offer superior benefits, including deep soaking bathtubs with separate showers, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms also include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans.

A turndown service is available. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Safe
  • Fan
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Hotel Matemwe Lodge

Mnemba Island - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Mapenzi Beach - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi
Kendwa Beach - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi
Nungwi Beach - 14.9 km / 9.2 mi
Mnarani Natural Aquarium - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Kiwengwa Beach - 16.5 km / 10.2 mi
Chapwani Island - 36.1 km / 22.5 mi
Prison Island - 37 km / 23 mi
Livingstone's House - 38.7 km / 24 mi
House of Wonders - 39.5 km / 24.6 mi
Forodhani Gardens - 39.6 km / 24.6 mi
Anglican Cathedral - 39.6 km / 24.6 mi
Old Fort - 39.6 km / 24.6 mi
Stonetown Beach - 39.7 km / 24.7 mi
Jozani Forest Reserve - 43.7 km / 27.1 mi
The preferred airport for Matemwe Lodge is Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 44 km / 27.3 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Transportation services Hotel Matemwe Lodge

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking