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Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When I arrived at the lodge, my stress level was through the roof. Prior to getting into any activities, I just needed to disconnect. Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa offers patrons a calm environment and a space to completely unwind. It's off the beaten path and allows you a chance to reconnect with the basics. The highlights for me... More 

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Thika, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to visit the staff and owners all friendly and most amazing thing is the directors themselves are cooks and servants, they have given their own land to the locals and have employed them plus their family grows vegetables and sells to the hotel fresh.their sea food BBQ is the best in i have ever had. Don't miss it...They... More 

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Saarland, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at this wonderful lodge in June 2015. We enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere and the warm welcome by Rose, Fritz and Heike. The cleanliness is outstanding and the selection of Food of high Quality. We had one night a three-course menue and the other night a beach BBQ. The only reason to give four instead of five... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed at the lodge for three days with check in on 3rd Aprip 2015 and check out on 6th April 2015. Rooms were clean with all amenities as indicated in their advertisements and meals were excellent. We feel it was worth to pay what we paid and is a place we can consider for a second visit. Staff was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed at this lodge for 7 nights and I must say this place is outstanding. It is situated in a great location, close to Stone Town and has all the amenities expected of a hotel. We had an unfortunate situation on an excursion which required emergency medical attention and both Rose and Fritz did their utmost to take the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a great time at the lodge. Good location and food. The service is outstanding. We wanted to watch a football game, which we couldn't watch at the lodge because the provider had technical problems that day. So one of the staff invited us to his house to watch the game. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The bungalows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge and Spa is indeed a little heaven on earth! Me and my friends, we had an amazing time here, surrounded by the beauty of the nature, the speechless eyesight overlooking the Indian Ocean, right from the balcony of our rooms and not only, very friendly personnel, always ready to assist, plus very tasty food. It... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was a wonderfully relaxing, family-run, peaceful little hideaway, far from the tourist track of constant nightlife and thrill-seekers. This was a perfect place to put your feet up and let others wait on you. I loved easily accessible spa which was certainly affordable for a daily treatment. I did book once for a massage but when I arrived, my... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were so excited to enjoy our honeymoon at Hakuna Matata and saw it as a once in a lifetime opportunity to stay in a luxurious honeymoon suite. However, when we arrived we were disappointed to find that the suite was overlooked by building work and the hot tub had been removed. We were moved to another cottage but this... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

That's German managed resort, so they ask you before breakfast to reserve for dinner if you wan't to! And there was no choise at all, only tortelini...! So much about spontanity. Beach is awful, becouse when it's low tide, there is no sea. For nice beach&sea go to the north west of the island. Drinks and coffe are twice the... More 

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HakunaMatata1, Inhaber at Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

We are very sorry the guests are not happy with Hakuna Matata Beach Loge$ Spa Anyway I want to defend our staff to some comments. I think there is a problem with language and communication. The guests are absolute correct - we are not the cheapest Hotel in Zanzibar but for sure we have an excellent value for Money. If... More 

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