Matemwe Lodge

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On the beach, scuba diving
On the beach, scuba diving
On the beach, scuba diving
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas

Overview of Matemwe Lodge

Matemwe Lodge

4.5 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
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Matemwe Beach, Northeast Coast, Matemwe, Zanzibar North Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKigomani Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationMuyuni Beach18 min walk
  • Popular LocationMnemba Island9 min drive
  • AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)76 min drive

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About this area

Matemwe

Located in Matemwe, Matemwe Lodge is on the beach. Kendwa Beach and Nungwi Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Mnarani Natural Aquarium and Nungwi Natural Aquarium. With kayaking and sailing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water. Guests appreciate the lodge's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Kigomani Beach - 2 min walk
  • Muyuni Beach - 18 min walk
  • Mnemba Island - 9 min drive
  • Pwani Mchangani Beach - 15 min drive
  • Mapenzi Beach - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 76 min drive

About this property

Matemwe Lodge

4.5-star beach lodge with a full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Matemwe Lodge's full-service spa.
Matemwe Lodge offers 12 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to furnished patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

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

Sea and Spice Spa has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Languages spoken

Dutch, English, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Free manager's reception
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily

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)
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The property is closed during April and May.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 5 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 5 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

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 130 per vehicle (roundtrip)

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 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 5 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 18 years old are only allowed with adult supervision

Property is also known as

Matemwe Main Lodge Asilia Africa Hotel
Matemwe Lodge Lodge
Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa Zanzibar
Matemwe Main Lodge, Asilia Africa Hotel Matemwe
Matemwe Lodge All Inclusive
Matemwe Lodge Matemwe
Matemwe Lodge Lodge Matemwe

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 43 out of 60 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 60 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 60 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 60 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 60 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5.0/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was ok. They had great employees. The only problem is it’s a little far from all the vacation all popular beaches and activities. It’s 1hr away from stone town and airport.
Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Couples Vacation Destination
Gorgeous resort - quiet and serene during low season. Thoughtful kind service, staff genuinely cared about our stay - dinners on the beach and great activities - snorkeling, reef walks, kayaking.
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect relaxation
This is a wonderful place to relax and do nothing, or walk along the endless beach, snorkel, dive, explore the local village.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2018

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Couple stay ❤️
Everything was perfect. The service, the food, just everything . Thank you Matemwe
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2017