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    Sunshine Hotel

    Matemwe, Tanzania
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$144
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          Overview
          • Excellent66%
          • 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
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          Poolside Bar
          Concierge
          Spa
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          Shuttle Bus Service
          Private Balcony
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          11 - 15 of 288 reviews

          Reviewed 12 January 2017

          The restaurant could have been better and cheaper. We ate at other places along the beach. The pools were great, especially the one which had plenty of shade around it. Staff were willing and helpful. We liked the reef shoes which were supplied

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          Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

          It is one of the best hotels in the area. A lot of posibilities for activities. Amazing food and friendly staff! Beautiful view!!! ..... a lot of Peace.... People who work there are trying to fulfill any wish you made.

          Thank Milos R
          Reviewed 5 December 2016

          Stayed in the "Honeymoon suite" which was simply amazing. Had our own pool and our own part of the beach. The room was dominated by a very big bed, and everything was very clean and functional. Staff is friendly. The area around the hotel is...More

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          Thank Joachim H
          Reviewed 11 November 2016

          We loved our stay at this lodge. The staff was very professional and helpful, even waiting for us when we checked in a bit late. The room was airy, beautiful, well decorated, with organic soap, which we appreciated. The restaurant is very nice too, as...More

          Thank Alice G
          Reviewed 26 October 2016

          A very good lodge with everything. Food ok, breakfast very good, but dinner could have a lager choice. A cleaning of the beach is urgent, there are machines that can take up the sea weed. Otherwise IT was a marvellious place.

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          Thank kristina848
          Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant
          332 reviews
          #1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Matemwe
           
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$82 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Matemwe
          • Also Known As
          • Sunshine Hotel Matemwe, Zanzibar Island
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          Traveller (297)
          Pool & Beach (80)
          Room & Suite (65)
          Dining (28)
          Hotel & Grounds (140)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          stefs83
          Bonjour, l'hôtel fournit il masques et tubas palmes pour snorkeling?
          9 March 2017|
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          Response from SunshineZanzibar | Property representative |
          Notre hôtel dispose de son propre centre de plongée qui organise des excursions quotidiennes à Mnemba pour le snorkelling et la plongée. En outre, nous fournissons des ailerons et un masque gratuit pour les clients de la... More
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          souhailb_tn
          Y-a t-il une possibilité de plongée sous marine en mois de décembre?
          14 August 2015|
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          Response from SimonAUstral |
          bonjour Sousse, il y a possibilité de plongée au mois de décembre. le centre de plongée en place à Sunshine hôtel est Dive Point Zanzibar.
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          "Ask for a room on the top floor and close to the pool.. that way you get the sea breeze"
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          "Honeymoon suite is beautiful and the private plunge pool and private beach is awesome!!"
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          "Don't book room 4 its noisy as its very close to Reception and a store room for housekeeping."
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          "Blue Breeze suite or the Honeymoon Suite!!!"
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