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Marafiki Bungalows

4-star Hotel with Private beach

4 stars

Kumba Urembo, Kiwengwa

+255 777 799 947

based on 568 reviews

Thu 6/20
Fri 6/21

About Marafiki Bungalows, Kiwengwa

Value for money
Marafiki Bungalows is located on the beach in Kiwengwa,overlooking the ocean.Zanzibar International Airport is a 1 hour drive away. The rooms are housed in traditional bungalow units, featuring local Zanzibari architecture and dried palm leaves for roofing. The furniture is locally crafted and the interiors are complemented with ocean-coloured overlays created using traditional looms. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom and a shower at the terrace. Guests can enjoy local and European cuisine at the restaurant, followed by a drink at the bar, both overlooking the ocean and infinity pool. The area offers plenty of various activities, including snorkeling, diving or kite surfing.

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Deluxe Rooms - Courtyard view


$137 totalAgoda.com
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Superior Rooms - POOL view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$150 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Sea view


$118 totalBooking.com
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Other Rooms - Harbor view


$134 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding
  • Pool table
  • Hiking


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Snack bar
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining table

Pool and spa

  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Pool bar


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground
  • Children's high chair

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio


  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Marafiki Bungalows Reviews

WonderfulBased on 568 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Outstanding location and amazing staff! (in 85 reviews)
  • Outstanding location and amazing staff! (in 67 reviews)
  • Food was amazing and very tasty! (in 54 reviews)
Cons -
  • Beach towels were old (in 15 reviews)
  • U cannot swim on the low tide. (in 3 reviews)
  • U cannot swim on the low tide. (in 1 review)

Marafiki Bungalows room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Marafiki Bungalows compare to other 4 star hotels in Kiwengwa?

    4 star hotels in Kiwengwa typically cost $196/night, but Marafiki Bungalows is typically available for $89/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is Marafiki Bungalows from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    If there is no traffic, the 18.6 mi drive between Zanzibar Kisauni and Marafiki Bungalows should only take about 55min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Marafiki Bungalows from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Zanzibar Kisauni to Marafiki Bungalows, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Is Marafiki Bungalows pet-friendly?

    Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at Marafiki Bungalows.

  • Are there food options at Marafiki Bungalows?

    Yes, Marafiki Bungalows does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Kiwengwa for those looking for something different. Guests staying at Marafiki Bungalows are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Does Marafiki Bungalows have a pool?

    Marafiki Bungalows does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • What is the phone number for Marafiki Bungalows?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Marafiki Bungalows, call +255 777 799 947 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Does Marafiki Bungalows have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Marafiki Bungalows has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Marafiki Bungalows?

    Marafiki Bungalows check-out time is 12:00 PM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Marafiki Bungalows?

    The average price for a night at Marafiki Bungalows found recently is $119 and can go as low as $89/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Marafiki Bungalows?

    The accommodation features laundry services for all guests.

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Marafiki Bungalows location: Kumba Urembo, Kiwengwa

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