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Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

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Matemwe Beach, Matemwe Tanzania
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#1 of 8 hotels in Matemwe
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The hotel is situated directly on the beach. Its a peaceful and tranquil setting with plenty of shady places for you to relax. There is a 16x8 meter pool perfect for a refreshing swim when the tide is out. The hotel serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and there is a well-stocked bar to accompany. We are proud to have a good reputation regarding food. We work consequently with proper waist management, and support education in the village. Most of our suppliers are from the village, and we try our best to have a good relation with the whole village.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycles available
Airport transportation
Foot massage
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Diving
Full body massage
Massage
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
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Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Quaint
Ocean View
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Aweefay wrote a review 9 Apr
12 contributions3 helpful votes
I booked Zanzibar Retreat for 3 night and extended my stay. I felt very much at home and welcomed by Jan and his staff. Food was delicious, rooms lovely and the location was perfect. Walking distance along the beach to bars, restaurants and live music. Perfect location for reef walks or diving excursions to Mnemba.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Londona wrote a review Jan 2021
90 contributions136 helpful votes
We didn't stay overnight here, as we were in a different property along the beach, but we ended up eating here every night - including New Year's Eve, when we had the best char-grilled tuna, wonderful Swahili stews, fish-cakes, and sauces. Yan and Salome and their waiters were always so happy to see us each evening, and made us feel very welcome. Thank you x
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Date of stay: December 2020
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AL B wrote a review Jan 2021
London, United Kingdom12 contributions4 helpful votes
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10 days. Excellent food, breakfast, lunch, supper. Exceptional, peaceful, location on Matemwe beach. Yan and Salomé run a very tight ship here, I was certainly well rested when I left. They are also experts in the local area, if choosing to leave the swimming pool, or white sand beach. Awesome.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Way wrote a review Dec 2020
Sweden10 contributions8 helpful votes
Wonderful home away from home experience during Christmas! This is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday and at the same time having access to a range of different activities. The food is absolutely amazing and there is a wide variety of different dishes. Fresh fish and seafood is available everyday and for lunch we often enjoyed a lighter option such as the avocado salad with prawns our a delicious soup. The staff is very warm and welcoming and the service is excellent. The beach and the ocean is just in front of the hotel. The beach is ideal for long walks or jogging. We went sailing with at traditional Zanzibari boat one of the days which was a truly amazing experience. Another day we went snorkelling and diving at the nearby Mnemba coral reef. Lots of interesting fishes and corals and we also had the chance to swim with dolphins.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Room Tip: The Ocean View room on the second floor is great and has a private terrace.
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Romain B wrote a review Nov 2020
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I had a wonderful stay in Matemwe by Jan and Salome's side. Their place, as long as the beach in front, are beautiful and peaceful, and the food is just incredible. Morning run with salome is a must if you are able to wake up at 5.30 and follow her pace !
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Date of stay: November 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$56 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
zanzibar retreat matemwe
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandMatemwe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Zanzibar Retreat Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Matemwe Beach (0.01 miles), Bandas Live Music (0.3 miles), and Muyuni Beach (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Zanzibar Retreat Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Zanzibar Retreat Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Zanzibar Retreat Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Zanzibar Retreat Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bin Jabir Restaurant, Furaha Local Restaurant, and Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Zanzibar Retreat Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Zanzibar Retreat Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Zanzibar Retreat Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Zanzibar Retreat Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Datch Excursions Zanzibar! (7.9 miles) and Fukuchani Ruins (8.0 miles).
Does Zanzibar Retreat Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.