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    Sunshine Hotel

    Matemwe, Tanzania
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    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    US$195
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good24%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 September 2012

    After a lot of my own pre trip research I settled on Sunshine, certainly not for the name, but because it offered much better value comparable to other hotels. In this regard I was certainly not disappointed. The decor was simple and stylish. The rooms...More

    Thank Mark W
    Reviewed 6 September 2012

    We did not stay here but ate here for dinner one night while staying at a hotel nearby. The facilities were absolutely gorgeous and the food was great, in addition to the amazing service. I would definitely choose to stay here if I go back...More

    Thank Jen U
    Reviewed 2 September 2012

    We stayed at Sunshine for five nights after a week on safari and two nights in Stone Town. First of all we must thank the GM Rudi and assistant Lukas for hospitality and information on activities. Rudi's dog Bono especially lights up the atmosphere! Rooms...More

    1  Thank hvarcegovac
    Reviewed 16 August 2012

    We had a wonderful honeymoon at Sunshine Hotel. It was quiet and peaceful with beautiful views and atmospheric rooms. The pools were lovely and the bar and restaurant were good. The food was excellent and good value. The staff were all incredibly helpful and friendly....More

    1  Thank Debra n
    Reviewed 14 August 2012

    We stayed for 3 nights at Sunshine hotel in early August 2012. We are very pleased with our stay. We loved the rooms, which didn't have a lot of amenities but was tastefully designed and had high quality fittings. Great location right on the beach...More

    Thank Tobias L
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • 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$130 - US$320 (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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    Room & Suite (71)
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    Room Tips
    "Top floor rooms are a bit more private"
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    "Go for the upper level if you want more privacy - for us - we loved the ground level with the lovely terrace"
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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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