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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 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.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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 mainly beach, other hotels and a small village. The inhabitans of the village are very...

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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 is the food. Especially the breakfast, that has everything you could ask for. The beach...

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Thank Alice G
Nacka, Sweden
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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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Nice hotel, friendly personnel. The rooms are fantastic, the view over the beach and the see was amazing. The kitchen is very good, nice breakfast, lunch or diner. It's a good place to stay when you like a relaxing holiday.

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

My friend and I booked a 5 night stay and arrived at the hotel very late evening as there was a delay with our flights at the airport. On arrival the staff were very warm and welcoming regardless of the fact we were arriving late at night. The reception was closed as it closes at 7pm but this wasn't a...

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SunshineZanzibar, Guest Relations Manager at Sunshine Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Dearest Beki and Kirsty Thank you sooo very much for such amazing review – it is truly such a joy to know that you enjoyed the stay with us and share it in such detailed way. You know that having you around was special and we all are looking forward hosting you anytime again and again ;) You have...

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My fiancé and I spent 3 days at the Subshine and we really enjoyed our stay there. It's a very quiet and charming hotel. We loved our bedroom too with our own balcony and view on the pool. Definitely recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The beach at this resort is very beautiful, especially from the infinity pool, and the food here is absolutely amazing. It may be a little bit on the expensive side, but it is worth every penny, especially the fresh fruit at breakfast. The rooms are very nice as well, although the hard flooring does feel a little bit odd in...

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, very calm. If you arelooking place for ultrarelaxation this is it. Not so many atraction despite of diving, snorkling or kitesurfing. Be careful if you do any business with local people - even if they are friendly they just want to get as many money as possible from you. Pricenegotiation of everything is neccesery. Bungalows are very comfortable,...

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sunshine Hotel is a 15 rooms beach hotel, located in Matemwe on the north-east coast of Zanzibar. Eco friendly, stylish and cozy, carefully designed by professional designers, creates a unique chill-out ambiance to make you feel happy and relaxed. Set right on the unspoiled white sandy beach, lined with palm trees and washed by warm, turquoise waters of Indian Ocean, it's a perfect gateway from everyday life. All the rooms feature with king size bed with mosquito net, desk, safe box, bathroom with shower and closed toilet, stone bench, 3 fans, private outdoor space to relax. All rooms have garden view, some of them partial sea view. 2 rooms in a private bungalow are located directly on the beach, perfect retreat for couples, honeymooners or just a romantic surprise. The 2 pools are suitable for everybody, also kids that can swim in the shallow water area. The own Diving Centre Dive Point Zanzibar, organizes daily trips for divers and snorkelers to Mnemba. The Restaurant and Bar are available from 7,30am to 9,30pm to everybody (outsiders are welcome too) for the main meals on a' la carte basis. Half Board and Full Board are also offered. The Reception is at guest disposal 12h each day to assist them also for excursions around the island. USD is the main hotel currency, credit/debit cards are welcome (+5% bank fee on each transaction) as well as Euro/Tshilling (hotel exchange rate only). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Hotel

Address: Matemwe, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: €75 - €299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sunshine Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Ask for a room on the top floor and close to the pool.. that way you get the sea breeze”
29maggiec, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite is beautiful and the private plunge pool and private beach is awesome!! ”
lydiam919, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't book room 4 its noisy as its very close to Reception and a store room for housekeeping.”
945pamelal, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Blue Breeze suite or the Honeymoon Suite!!!”
673iljav, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are approx 4 buildings with 4 suites in each, 2 up and 2 down. I liked our upper room... but really all the rooms had nice views.”
bebeth1919, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
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