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.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

    Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
    Hotel website
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    No availability for your dates from these sites
    Enter dates for lowest prices
    We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
    Traveller (408)
    Pool & Beach (69)
    Dining (67)
    Melia Zanzibar
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi
    Zanzi Resort

    • Excellent77%
    • Very good17%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    4 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
    Melia Zanzibar
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi
    Zanzi Resort
    May 7 May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Show Available Rooms
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view 0 other deal from
    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
    {"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","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","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "33dd3c051b8347aab7f45baadb1b26ef", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1989772,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":8,"month":5,"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":"33dd3c051b8347aab7f45baadb1b26ef","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"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":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjMzZGQzYzA1MWI4MzQ3YWFiN2Y0NWJhYWRiMWIyNmVmIiwiQUlLIjoiOThiNzFhY2NlM2Y2NDYzYzhiMjM4MjI0ZWM2NTI0NjMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","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": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/05/2017", "checkOut": "08/05/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{}}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","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"}}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (327)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 327 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I loved everything about this place. It is really a little paradise in Africa. The lovely gardens, nice rooms, good restaurant. I could not think of anything for improvement. It just was perfect! Or maybe the chairs in the dining area. Although they have a...More

    Thank servatius
    Reviewed 11 December 2016

    4 nights at Villa Kiva wasn't enough....it was a slice of Heaven after our safari's...the place is so cozy, friendly, unassuming and not filled with tourists. The staff and the rooms were perfect, I appreciated the Italian sheets and towels and good pillows, and the...More

    1  Thank Melissa K
    Response from Tazio B, Direttore generale at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

    Dear Melissa K Thank you so much for this lovely review and for your visit. It has been a pleasure having you here with us and we are happy that we were able to meet and exceed your expectation. All the team is working hard...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago
    Google Translation

    A distanza di un anno sono tornato a villa Kiva. Confermo la mia precedente recensione molto positiva. Ora c'è anche...More

    Thank FabrizioBercio
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The location is the perfect spot to enjoy quietness of the island and, if you want, plan some daily excursion or snorkelling, kite surfing etc. Very well located and simply stunningly beautiful, everything looks even better then in pictures! Rooms are very big and comfortable,...More

    Thank Madrilena E
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Visited Villa Kiva for 9 nights in March. Beautiful gardens, warm pools, superb rooms and quiet beach. They also have really nice staff even though service can be little bit slow but it doens't matter when you are on holiday. Only minus was the food....More

    1  Thank Jussi S
    Melia Zanzibar
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar - Nungwi
    Zanzi Resort
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$93 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    Traveller (408)
    Pool & Beach (69)
    Dining (67)
    Room & Suite (62)
    Nearby Hotels
    Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
    419 reviews
    .58 km away
    Mchanga Beach Resort
    155 reviews
    4.45 km away
    Kasha Boutique Luxury Hotel
    222 reviews
    3.65 km away
    Zanzibar Queen Hotel
    43 reviews
    1.25 km away
    Green and Blue Ocean Lodge
    154 reviews
    2.43 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant
    148 reviews
    .25 km away
    Waikiki Restaurant
    34 reviews
    6.31 km away
    Zan View Restaurant
    62 reviews
    11.18 km away
    Kiriku Happy Restaurant
    132 reviews
    15.00 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Cannibal Party
    47 reviews
    6.37 km away
    Dive Point Zanzibar
    70 reviews
    5.84 km away
    Panamwe Tours & Safaris
    6 reviews
    6.51 km away
    Zanzibar Watersports
    6 reviews
    6.14 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Buongiorno a tutti, sto leggendo delle ottime recensioni rispetto a questa struttura e sari interessata a capire come avete trovato la spiaggia antistante e quanto sia evidente il fenomeno delle mare, contando che il mio soggiorno sarebbe fine luglio-inizio agosto. Grazie
    20 March 2017|
    Answer Show all 4 answers
    Response from GenovaMalo | Reviewed this property |
    Non saprei dire ad Agosto io sono stato a gennaio... il mare davanti all'hotel è un po' limitato per il mare X via degli scogli fino alla barriera... però comunque considerando che X vivere Zanzibar si fanno escursioni nelle... More
    Google Translation
    Hi,what does it mean that the hotel is closed from 1 April 2017 - 31 May 2017? Is it for renovations?? I want to make a booking early in April.
    8 March 2017|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from knapsjak | Reviewed this property |
    I think it's closed because of low season
    Google Translation
    Jose S
    Hello, What is the best way to contact you guys in order to arrange an airport transfer on my upcoming trip next February? It would be for two people. Many thanks and regards.
    2 November 2016|
    Answer Show all 4 answers
    Response from Tazio B | Property representative |
    Dear Jose S Thanks for your interest in Villa Kiva. We are always available to answer any question or quote via mail. You can contact us at the e mail adress that you find on top of our trip advisor page. For the... More
    Room Tips
    "Rooms close to the entrance to the resort can be a bit noisy."
    Read review
    "If you require a sea view, request it upon booking"
    Read review
    "Beach front villa, Villa #1"
    Read review
    "Choose a room with see view; you will have the view on the garden and the see. ideally the ones at 1st floor..."
    Read review