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Matemwe Lodge

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On the beach, scuba diving
On the beach, scuba diving
On the beach, scuba diving
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas

Overview of Matemwe Lodge

Matemwe Lodge

4.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
Matemwe Beach, Northeast Coast, Matemwe, Zanzibar North Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKigomani Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationMuyuni Beach18 min walk
  • Popular LocationMnemba Island9 min drive
  • AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)80 min drive

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About this area

Matemwe

Located in Matemwe, Matemwe Lodge is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Muyuni Beach and Mnemba Island. Mnarani Natural Aquarium and Nungwi Natural Aquarium are also worth visiting. Looking to get your feet wet? Kayaking and sailing adventures can be found near the property. Guests appreciate the lodge's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Kigomani Beach - 2 min walk
  • Muyuni Beach - 18 min walk
  • Mnemba Island - 9 min drive
  • Pwani Mchangani Beach - 15 min drive
  • Mapenzi Beach - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 88 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bin Jabir restaurant — 6 min drive
  • Miramont Retreat Zanzibar — 13 min drive

About this property

Matemwe Lodge

Upscale lodge on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Spend the day catching some rays at the beach, relaxing by one of Matemwe Lodge's 2 outdoor swimming pools, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. All 12 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished patios. Guests will also find room service, premium bedding, and separate bathtubs and showers.
Matemwe Lodge offers 12 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

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

Sea and Spice Spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free reception
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa
  • Scuba diving

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • Swahili

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • 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)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The property is closed during April and May.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 5 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 5 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

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 130 per vehicle (roundtrip)

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 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

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
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 5 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Matemwe Main Lodge Asilia Africa Hotel
Matemwe Lodge Lodge
Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa Zanzibar
Matemwe Main Lodge, Asilia Africa Hotel Matemwe
Matemwe Lodge All Inclusive
Matemwe Lodge Matemwe
Matemwe Lodge Lodge Matemwe

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 42 out of 59 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 59 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 59 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 59 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 59 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was ok. They had great employees. The only problem is it’s a little far from all the vacation all popular beaches and activities. It’s 1hr away from stone town and airport.
Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Couples Vacation Destination
Gorgeous resort - quiet and serene during low season. Thoughtful kind service, staff genuinely cared about our stay - dinners on the beach and great activities - snorkeling, reef walks, kayaking.
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect relaxation
This is a wonderful place to relax and do nothing, or walk along the endless beach, snorkel, dive, explore the local village.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2018

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Couple stay ❤️
Everything was perfect. The service, the food, just everything . Thank you Matemwe
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2017