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

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Location

This Matemwe lodge 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).

Property Features

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.

Room Amenities

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.

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed during April and May.

Lodge Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Matemwe Lodge are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (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

Lessons/classes/games

  • Cooking

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • 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

Lodge Amenities

Some rates at Matemwe Lodge are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Matemwe Lodge features 2 outdoor swimming pools and a children's pool. The lodge offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the lodge'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). Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This luxury lodge also offers spa services, a library, and a terrace. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) 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 2016.

Matemwe Lodge has designated areas for smoking.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast. The lodge 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 along with a children's pool.

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

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • 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 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Lodge Policies

Check-in

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.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
As the hotel is in a secluded area, driving oneself is not recommended.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

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.

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 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

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Tourism 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 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: 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.

Lodge Name

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

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 lodge 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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