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Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront hotel with relaxing spa services

Location

Located in East Coast Zanzibar, this beachfront hotel is connected to the airport, 3 mi (4.9 km) from Spanish Dancer Divers, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Mapenzi Beach and Mnemba Island. Kiwengwa Beach is 9 mi (14.6 km) away.

Hotel Features

At Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy volleyball.

Room Amenities

All 15 rooms offer free WiFi, furnished balconies or patios, and free bottled water. In-room massages, ceiling fans, and safes are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar

Hotel Amenities

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and complimentary bicycles.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room safe 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Shower only 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM.

Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Game viewing nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Sunday: 7:30 AM - 7 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
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 110000.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Pets allowed (no fees)

No elevators

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2176.00 per person, per night
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: TZS 220000 (roundtrip)
  • Resort fee: TZS 2,232 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: TZS 220000 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 110000.00 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.

Hotel Name

  • Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar
  • Sunshine Zanzibar
  • Zanzibar Sunshine Hotel
  • Sunshine Marine Lodge Matemwe, Zanzibar

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).


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