We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-08-06 2017-08-07
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Sunshine Hotel

    Matemwe, Tanzania
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$182US$244
    View Deal
    Traveller (302)
    Pool & Beach (82)
    Room & Suite (66)
    Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant
    345 reviews
    #1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Matemwe
     
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    439 reviews
    #1 of 6 hotels in Matemwe
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi
    1,487 reviews
    #8 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
     
    Sunshine Marine Lodge
    174 reviews
    #3 of 6 hotels in Matemwe
     
    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good25%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “blue breeze” (8 reviews)
    “other hotels” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Concierge
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant
    345 reviews
    #1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Matemwe
     
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    439 reviews
    #1 of 6 hotels in Matemwe
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi
    1,487 reviews
    #8 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
     
    Sunshine Marine Lodge
    174 reviews
    #3 of 6 hotels in Matemwe
     
    Rooms
    Aug 6Aug 7
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$182.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Matemwe hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b52d36a90eff4822b3ac47007e1879fb", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1830981,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"b52d36a90eff4822b3ac47007e1879fb","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":244,"lowestMetaPrice":182,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":244,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":244,"lowestMetaPrice":182,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":244,"hotelName":"Sunshine Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImI1MmQzNmE5MGVmZjQ4MjJiM2FjNDcwMDdlMTg3OWZiIiwiQUlLIjoiNzZkMzYzMGQzMzMzNDgzNjk3ZjhlNmI0YzBmNDUwZDgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$182", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78958324":"OrbitzEWS","54274557":"TravelocityEWS","65755321":"Hotwire","109206897":"HotelsCom2IB","80273349":"AgodaIB","44198972":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (292)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Sunshine Hotel
    See the most recent reviews

    111 - 115 of 191 reviews

    Reviewed 28 December 2012

    We stayed at Sunhine 2010, so it's been a while when writing this report. However, we do not have anything but good to say about this place: good food, nice 'bungalows', good service, nice staff, clean, everything worked, and one of the best in this...More

    Thank etko
    Reviewed 19 November 2012

    We had what had to be the best room of this resort, The Blue Breeze Suite. It was an upstairs suite with a balcony with direct views of the sunrises over the ocean, and cooling sea breezes as well. Our room was colorful and comfortable,...More

    2  Thank sndpail
    Reviewed 16 November 2012

    An hour from Stone Town, superb little hotel, immediate access from restaurant to the beach (public, so good chance to watch the locals at work & play, in a calm environment). Really GREAT staff, friendly & helpful and excellent management during our stay. Excellent food,...More

    1  Thank ChezArchi
    Reviewed 7 November 2012

    In Zanzibar we stayed in 4 hotels on opposite sides of the island. Sunshine Hotel for us really was the best place in Zanzibar. Very stylish and lovely grounds. This place is just for relaxation. The staff is very attentive. Owners - a very nice...More

    1  Thank Iryna-Ira
    Reviewed 5 November 2012

    This was a random choice after driving up the east coast and then turning off the road and heading for the sea. Lucky me! On Zanzibar all the beach hotels are surrounded by high walls and have large gates to secure the premises at night....More

    1  Thank TheMuscatFox
    Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant
    345 reviews
    #1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Matemwe
     
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    439 reviews
    #1 of 6 hotels in Matemwe
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi
    1,487 reviews
    #8 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
     
    Sunshine Marine Lodge
    174 reviews
    #3 of 6 hotels in Matemwe
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$150 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, Booking.com, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Sunshine Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Matemwe
    • Also Known As
    • Sunshine Hotel Matemwe, Zanzibar Island
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (302)
    Pool & Beach (82)
    Room & Suite (66)
    Dining (29)
    Hotel & Grounds (141)
    Bathroom (3)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Green and Blue Ocean Lodge
    157 reviews
    3.00 km away
     
    Waikiki Zanzibar Resort
    486 reviews
    6.07 km away
     
    Next Paradise Boutique Resort
    547 reviews
    5.34 km away
     
    Kasha Boutique Luxury Hotel
    225 reviews
    4.22 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant
    157 reviews
    .82 km away
    Waikiki Restaurant
    40 reviews
    5.74 km away
    Zan View Restaurant
    66 reviews
    10.61 km away
    Essence Restaurant
    180 reviews
    15.52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Cannibal Party
    47 reviews
    5.80 km away
    Panamwe Tours & Safaris
    7 reviews
    5.93 km away
    Dive Point Zanzibar
    73 reviews
    6.41 km away
    Zanzibar Watersports
    8 reviews
    5.57 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Sunshine Hotel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Go for the upper level if you want more privacy - for us - we loved the ground level with the lovely terrace"
    Read review
    "Ask for a room on the top floor and close to the pool.. that way you get the sea breeze"
    Read review
    "Honeymoon suite is beautiful and the private plunge pool and private beach is awesome!!"
    Read review
    "Don't book room 4 its noisy as its very close to Reception and a store room for housekeeping."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing