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    Matemwe Beach Village

    | 45 minutes away from Stone Town, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    Pool & Beach (112)
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    • Excellent59%
    • Very good29%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
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    “shamba suite” (17 reviews)
    “matemwe beach” (40 reviews)
    “pool area” (23 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 317 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Four of us stayed at this hotel at the end of November this year. It has a lovely beach, the food was great and the staff excellent. Really helpful and out to please the guests. The rooms were very basic, but clean. I really enjoyed...More

    Thank Canuck_MB
    Response from Andrea D, Manager at Matemwe Beach VillageResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your peaceful quiet stay with us and enjoyed MBV. Today we have replaced all the beach loungers in a good strong blue plastic cover. We will...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

    We - a family of four - stayed here for a week and enjoyed every second. It's a charming and laid back eco-chic boutique hotel. The location right on the beach is amazing but what makes it stand out from most other places is the...More

    Thank Staaldyret
    Response from Andrea D, Manager at Matemwe Beach VillageResponded 6 November 2017

    We are all missing you and your lovely family! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

    Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

    Me and my girlfriend stayed here for a week. Nice clean simple room at the beach.Really Nice staff! Breakfast and dinner was the best. The best food in matemwe!! Good scooters for rent for 25 dollar, you can drive over the beach to other places....More

    Thank Kees M
    Response from Andrea D, Manager at Matemwe Beach VillageResponded 20 October 2017

    Hi Kees! It was wonderful having you stay with us and so pleased you enjoyed going out on the scooters along the beach to other places, appreciated our good food and enjoyed and relaxed on our quiet beach and around the pool. Thank you so...More

    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    We stayed here at the end of July, following an amazing 3 nights in the Masai Mara. We had read previous reports and so were not expecting a five star hotel, and are usually more than happy to make do with charm over substance. Our...More

    1  Thank dfcReigate
    Response from Andrea D, Manager at Matemwe Beach VillageResponded 20 October 2017

    Hi , thanks for taking the time to write a lengthy review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Zanzibar and enjoyed your excursions with the Beach Boys as well as the music at Seles Bungalows which is the only entertainment along our...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here during our honeymoon in August 2017 for six nights. What can we say... overall we did enjoy our stay, but would probably prefer to stay somewhere else the next time. Most of the staff tried to be helpful and friendly. The staff...More

    Thank Sonja B
    Response from Andrea D, Manager at Matemwe Beach VillageResponded 11 September 2017

    Congratulations on your marriage and thank you for taking the time to write a honest review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay over all in Zanzibar. Thank you for the compliments about our food and chefs of which we are very proud. We also only...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$91 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Matemwe
    • Also Known As
    • Matemwe Beach Village Hotel Matemwe ,
    • Matemwe Beach Village Zanzibar Island
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    Maj S
    24 August 2016|
    Response from Andrea D | Property representative |
    Hi. There are no safes in the rooms but your money and valuables will be perfectly safe locked in your room. We have not ever had anything go missing for the past 20yrs
    Jerry L
    20 July 2016|
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    Response from joeydaninja | Reviewed this property |
    E-mail One Ocean Dive Centre. They are very helpful and respond quickly. I would post their e-mail here but Trip Advisor won't allow it, so just go their website by Googling it.
    Room Tips
    "Rooms nearest the beach are cooler."
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    "We had a suite which was great!"
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    "The rooms close to the beach are slightly cooler thanks to the ocean breeze. If you are travelling with kids..."
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    "Bungalows closer to the sea had a lovely sea breeze coming into the room."
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