Get an overview of this hotelWaterfront lodge with an outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Chwaka lodge is in a regional park and within 20 mi (32 km) of Kiwengwa Beach, Mapenzi Beach, and Livingstone's House. Shangani Beach and Prison Island are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Property Features

At Maars Resort, Chwaka, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy volleyball.

Room Amenities

All 30 rooms offer furnished balconies or patios, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Ceiling fans, hair dryers, and safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Maars Resort, Chwaka

Lodge Amenities

Lodge Amenities

The lodge offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This beach lodge also offers an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in May 2013.

Maars Resort, Chwaka has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2002 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 17 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Kigeni - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Safari nearby 
  • Beach volleyball on site 

Lodge Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at noon

Minimum check-in age is 16

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 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TZS 40000.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16 years old.
No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 60000.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 40000.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Lodge Name

  • Chwaka Bay Resort
  • Chwaka Bay Hotel Zanzibar Archipelago
  • Maars Resort Chwaka
  • Maars Resort
  • Maars Chwaka

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


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