Get an overview of this hotelUpscale lodge on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
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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).
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window
Renovations & Closures
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.
- 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
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.
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Full-service spa
- 24-hour front desk
- Poolside bar
- Free breakfast
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Year Built 2000
- Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free wired Internet
- Children's pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Spa services on site
- Free reception
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Designated smoking areas
- Pool umbrellas
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 12
- Number of floors - 1
- Number of buildings/towers - 17
- Wedding services
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multilingual staff
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Premium bedding
- Furnished patio
- Ceiling fan
- Access via exterior corridors
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Hair dryer (on request)
- In-room massage available
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- 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.
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
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
- Number of treatment rooms 2
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 10 AM
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.
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Tourism fee: USD 5 per person, per night
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 130 per vehicle (roundtrip)
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
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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 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.