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Get an overview of this hotelLodge with private beach, full-service spa

Location

Located in Bububu, this beachfront lodge is in the historical district and within 9 mi (15 km) of Chapwani Island, Shangani Beach, and Prison Island. Forodhani Gardens and Livingstone's House are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Property Features

Catch some rays on Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa's private sand beach, pamper yourself at the full-service spa, or enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 14 individually decorated rooms feature pillowtop beds and room service. Guests will also find patios, sitting areas, and premium bedding.

Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa

Chuini Ruins Bububu

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 17 May 2016 to 13 June 2016 (completion date subject to change).
 

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Simply walk outside to smell the salt air and watch the ocean waves from the sand beach. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa like an outdoor pool and a spa tub.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. The lodge offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the lodge's bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach lodge also offers a garden and a terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach bar 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 18 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Restaurant 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 14 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2005 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Day bed 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Patio 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower only 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Onsite venue - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free cooked-to-order breakfast, available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM. You can order a meal from room service during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach.

Children under 6 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

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

  • Boat tours on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 

Spa Services

Sultans Spa has 2 treatment rooms. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 8 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Body wraps 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Body treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 8 AM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 50.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 25.00 (from 4 to 10 years old)
  • Tourism fee: USD 1 per person, per night
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 45000 per vehicle (one-way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hakuna Matata Beach
  • Hakuna Matata Beach Bububu
  • Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge
  • Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge Bububu
  • Matata Beach
  • Hakuna Matata Beach Hotel Bububu
  • Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa Zanzibar/Bububu

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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