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Room type

Standard Double or Twin Room, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child)

Double Room, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)


Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel near the beach


Situated in Matemwe, this beach hotel is 0 mi (0 km) from Mnemba Island and within 16 mi (25 km) of Kendwa Beach and Kiwengwa Beach.

Hotel Features

At Sunshine Marine Lodge, relax at one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, or spend the day on the nearby beach where you can enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 24 rooms offer free WiFi, furnished patios, and room service. Rainfall showerheads, down comforters, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sunshine Marine Lodge features 3 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, a children's pool, and complimentary bicycles. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This Colonial hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can use the health club at a partner hotel. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach towels 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 24 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2013 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Furnished patio 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service 
  • Shower only 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Sunshine Marine Lodge has a restaurant on site.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A health club and complimentary bicycles are featured at the hotel. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

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.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Game viewing on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TZS 160000.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No elevators


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: TZS 270000.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 160000.00 per day
  • 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

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 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.

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