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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale resort on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools


This Matemwe resort is on the beach, 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Mnemba Island, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Mapenzi Beach and Kiwengwa Beach. Kendwa Beach and Nungwi Beach are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Resort Features

Spend the day catching some rays at the beach, relaxing by one of Matemwe Lodge - All Inclusive's 2 outdoor swimming pools, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa.

Room Amenities

All 12 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished patios. Other amenities available to guests include room service, premium bedding, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed during April and May.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours (limited menu)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling

Land activities

  • Bicycling


  • Cooking

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities
  • Gratuities

Hotel Amenities

Matemwe Lodge - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Matemwe Lodge - All Inclusive features 2 outdoor swimming pools. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast as well as a complimentary manager's reception (may not be available daily). High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This all-inclusive resort also offers spa services, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in April 2015.

Matemwe Lodge - All Inclusive has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free reception 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 17 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 12 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2000 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Furnished patio 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered. The resort offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Onsite venue - This restaurant overlooks the ocean.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

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

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving on site 

Spa Services

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

The spa is open daily. Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
As the hotel is in a secluded area, driving oneself is not recommended.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 5 years old are not allowed at this property. All guests 5 or older are welcome.

You need to know

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.

Debit cards not accepted

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: USD 5 per person, per night
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.
A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the 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: USD 130 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • 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.

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We should mention

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 resort 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.

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