Get an overview of this hotel4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

Located in Mbweni, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within 6 mi (10 km) of Anglican Cathedral, Shangani Beach, and Forodhani Gardens. Prison Island and Livingstone's House are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

At Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, catch some rays at the beach, pamper yourself at the full-service spa, or enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 13 rooms offer free WiFi, furnished balconies, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

 Guest Highlights

  • Good location
  • Beach
  • Helpful staff

Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 01 June 2017 to 20 December 2017 (completion date subject to change).
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. At Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities like snorkeling and sailing.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. The hotel offers a restaurant. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a garden, and a terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins is a smoke-free property.

  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Restaurant 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Hair salon 
  • Total number of rooms - 13 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Terrace 
  • Year Built 1994 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room safe 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Desk 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

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

Raintree Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Mangrove Bar - This bar overlooks the ocean.

Sundowner Bar - Onsite bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include massages, body scrubs, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2260 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 24000 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: TZS 6 (one way), (from 7 to 16 years old)
  • Late check-out fee: TZS 128000
  • 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

  • Mbweni
  • Mbweni Hotel Zanzibar
  • Mbweni Ruins
  • Mbweni Ruins Hotel
  • Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar
  • Mbweni Zanzibar
  • Ruins Hotel
  • Zanzibar Mbweni
  • Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins Hotel
  • Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins
  • Protea Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar
  • Protea Mbweni Ruins

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


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