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Room type

Comfort Bungalow

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Comfort Bungalow (plus)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Standard Bungalow

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Executive Bungalow (Suite)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Honeymoon Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests


Get an overview of this hotelLodge with private beach, full-service spa



Located in Bububu, this beachfront lodge is in the historical district and within 9 mi (15 km) of Chapwani Island, Shangani Beach, and Prison Island. Forodhani Gardens and Livingstone's House are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Property Features

Catch some rays on Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa's private sand beach, pamper yourself at the full-service spa, or enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 14 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests will also find patios, sitting areas, and room service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the sand beach. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa like an outdoor pool and a spa tub.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Dining options at the lodge include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the lodge's bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach lodge also offers a garden and a terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • Beach towels 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Garden 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Wedding services 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • On private beach 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Total number of rooms - 14 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Year Built 2005 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 18 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Patio 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Phone 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Day bed 

Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM.

Onsite venue - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach.

Children under 6 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.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 

Spa Services

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. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 8 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Massages 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Body wraps 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Body treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 8 AM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

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.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: TZS 50.00
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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.

Hotel Name

We should mention

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. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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