Chuini Zanzibar Lodge

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Private beach, sun-loungers, beach towels, beach massages
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Chuini Zanzibar Lodge

VIP Access

Chuini Zanzibar Lodge

4.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • On private beach
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Map
Chuini Ruins, Bububu

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKidichi Spice Farm21 min drive
  • Popular LocationChapwani Island26 min drive
  • Popular LocationPrison Island39 min drive
  • AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)46 min drive

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About this area

Bububu

Located in Bububu, Chuini Zanzibar Lodge is in the historical district and on a private beach. Livingstone's House and Old Fort are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Masingini Forest and Chapwani Island. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.

What's nearby

  • Kidichi Spice Farm - 21 min drive
  • Chapwani Island - 26 min drive
  • Livingstone's House - 32 min drive
  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 37 min drive
  • Prison Island - 39 min drive

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 46 min drive

About this property

Chuini Zanzibar Lodge

Lodge with private beach and full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing on Chuini Zanzibar Lodge's private sand beach or pampering yourself at the lodge's full-service spa.
Chuini Zanzibar Lodge offers 14 air-conditioned accommodations with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Rooms open to patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Business-friendly amenities include laptop-compatible safes and telephones. Bathrooms include a shower. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.
An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach.

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

Sultans Spa has 2 treatment rooms. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Languages spoken

English, French, German, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 beach bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • Restaurant

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Boat tours
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snorkelling
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Hot tub

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower

Outdoor space

  • Patio

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

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

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 160
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 85 (from 4 to 9 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Hakuna Matata Beach
Hakuna Matata Beach Bububu
Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge
Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge Bububu
Matata Beach
Hakuna Matata Beach Hotel Bububu
Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa Zanzibar/Bububu
Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge Bububu
Chuini Zanzibar Beach Bububu
Chuini Zanzibar Beach
Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge Spa
Chuini Zanzibar Lodge Lodge
Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge
Chuini Zanzibar Lodge Bububu
Chuini Zanzibar Lodge Lodge Bububu

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 47 out of 81 reviews
5 - Excellent 58%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 81 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 9 out of 81 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 81 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 81 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5.0/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff are great All is good
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were very friendly and helpful
Stayed 13 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was very clean and up To standard . The staff were very welcoming and did not hesitate to ask with our needs. The hotel manager offered lots of recommendations and Made sure we were comfortable during our stay. We stayed at the hotel for 7 days and spent our new year there. We were very happy and super satisfied with everything. Thank you to the team and hotel manager. Highly recommended place right by the water :)
Stayed 8 nights in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff at this Villa — like resort were the nicest people I have ever met in my life!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021