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Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort

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Overview of Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort

Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort

3.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
Matemwe, Matemwe, Unguja Kaskazini

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMuyuni Beach5 min walk
  • Popular LocationKigomani Beach4 min drive
  • Popular LocationPwani Mchangani Beach7 min drive
  • AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)57 min drive

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About this area


Located in Matemwe, Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort is in the suburbs and on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Muyuni Beach and Mnemba Island. Nungwi Natural Aquarium and Mnarani Natural Aquarium are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Muyuni Beach - 5 min walk
  • Kigomani Beach - 4 min drive
  • Pwani Mchangani Beach - 7 min drive
  • Mapenzi Beach - 11 min drive
  • Mnemba Island - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 57 min drive


  • Bin Jabir restaurant — 8 min walk
  • Miramont Retreat Zanzibar — 6 min drive
  • One Ocean — 15 min drive
  • Coral Reefs Restaurant — 15 min drive
  • Red Snapper Restaurant — 22 min drive

About this property

Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort

3.5-star hotel on the beach, near Muyuni Beach
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour front desk and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecue grills. All 10 rooms offer free WiFi, balconies, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, premium bedding, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort offers 10 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Matemwe hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • Room service available


  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in time starts at noon
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll 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 have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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 40 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Property Registration Number 135231266

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort Matemwe
Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Matemwe
Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach
Isla Bonita Zanzibar Matemwe
Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort Hotel
Isla Bonita Zanzibar Beach Resort Matemwe
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Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 18 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 18 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 18 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 18 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 18 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely stay at Isla Bonita...
Wonderful hotel. Great service and very friendly staff. The pool and rooms Were Very clean. It had a wonderful garden. Great beach views from rooms. Staff exceptional. Lovely breakfast with mixture of fruit and Various different continental and swahili style breakfast each morning. Thank you Isla bonita for making our holiday a wonderful experience.
Stayed 16 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The place is amazing, it's so clean the staff is very helpfulfriendly, location and sea view are just right!
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing experience
Amazing stay. It's a pretty small hotel (10 rooms all facing the beach), and we had the whole place to ourselves when we were there! It's still new so they're still figuring a lot of things out but the staff are super helpful. Endless beach, mostly just locals around. Lots of seaweed but that's typical for the entire east coast. Would recommend renting a car if you want to get around as there aren't too many activities available in the local area.
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2018

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
Завтраки просто смешны!
Красивый вид из номера - бесспорно. Удобная постель. Отличный бассейн. В номерах отсутствует утюг и гладильная доска, хотя в описании номера они указаны. Но персонал без проблем погладил мою рубашку. Wi-fi более менее стабильный, но для рабочих встреч не подходит, скорость маленькая и местами выбрасывает из сети. Вероника не очень приятный представитель отеля. В момент заселения пыталась дополнительно списать с нас большие таксы. В момент выселения не разрешила остаться в номере даже на полчаса позже. Но другой персонал разрешил на целый час. Очень шумные соседи, персонал не контролирует соблюдение правил. До ночи может громко звучать музыка от других гостей, ночные ныряния в бассейн. Крайне шумно. Завтраки отвратительные! За большие деньги платы за проживание - 2 яйца(или омлет) половинка тостового хлеба, кусочек масла, и иногда 2 штуки чего-нибудь вегетарианского и крохотного, два крохотных кусочка арбуза, один кусочек ананаса, один кусочек манго или папайи, растворимый кофе. Это же просто смешно, особенно для мужчины. Никакого шведского стола на завтрак, хотя в момент бронирования указано завтрак шведский стол.
Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2021