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Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chuini Ruins, Bububu, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed 5 nights at Hakuna Matata Lodge and had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay. The service was excellent and the staff just can't do enough for you which makes you feel rather special. The food here was exceptionally good, there wasn't a meal we didn't love. We decided to go in to Stonetown a couple of times for... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I have been working in Zanzibar for a few years and really know the resorts and operations on the Island quite well. I had the privilege to stay in Hakuna Matata a few weeks ago whilst on a business trip. First off, the staff is absolutely brilliant and they all make such an amazing team, the owners Rose and Fritz... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This August was my second visit to Hakuna Matata. It is private ,wonderfully positioned with most amazing views in the location creating calm and piece from busy town. The staff is extremely well trained ( suppose by Rose) the most amazing food ,which is not only innovative but using the freshest ingredients and creations of spices and flavours which are... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We stayed 5 wonderful days at Hakuna Matata. The Location with its private beach, colourful garden and nice different hidden places to relax, to enjoi the sundowner or afternoon tea is marvelous. We stayed in a room just a few steps from the beach, which was very tastefully decorated.The whole staff is very friendly, warm and also professional.The cuisine is... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Our family of four spent one week in the Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge and Spa. We really enjoyed a wonderful stay in this beautiful place. In addition to the beautiful scenery, we especially enjoyed the food (very creative cooking by the owner and her dedicated staff) and the warm atmosphere. We were especially pleased to see that there is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We stayed 4-5 days at Hakuna Matata (August 2013); this was too short. We were able to enjoy some of what the very friendly owners of the lodge provides to their guests. Due to a delay of the airline we arrived very very late; however we got apart from drinks some light every good food! I have to mention: perfect... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My fiance and I stayed at this hotel for two nights after climbing Kilimanjaro and it was exactly what we needed. We spent most of the first day with hughe grins on our faces at how amazing the hotel was. I had chosen it based on reviews on Trip Advisor and I am so glad I did. I cannot praise... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I can now mark Zanzibar and Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge off my Bucket List. How did it get on my Bucket List? Years ago my daughter and her husband visited Zanzibar for a week and stayed at the Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge and just raved about it. I never gave it seriously thought, thinking it was too far...but it seemed... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Stayed here for a night as part of a group cycling round the island. On arrival we had a lovely welcome from Rose and Fritz, with a cold glass of Rose's Hibiscus drink. The service throughout was fantastic. The location was idyllic, particularly the beautiful bay. Food and rooms were great. Cant wait to go back.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I always dreamed of visiting Africa. We picked the Hakuna because of all the great reviews it gets. We were not disappointed! The staff was wonderful, Rose and Fritz know exactly what customers are looking for. We were actually a little hesitant because the prices are so low. Who knew you could find such great service for... More

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Address: Chuini Ruins, Bububu, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Bububu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa 4*
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Hakuna Matata Beach Hotel Bububu
Hakuna Matata Beach Bububu
Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa Zanzibar/Bububu

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Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa. Located on the west coast of the exotic island Zanzibar under shady age-old mango trees, bordered by a secret private bay you will find our 4 star hotel Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa. Our beach hotel offers 13 comfortable bungalows - all with a spectacular view to of Indian Ocean. The new Villa Zanzibar is the highlight of all bungalows. Weddings and honeymoons - are you are looking for a romantic place to get married under palm trees, on the beach or next to historical palace ruins? Here, your dreams will come true. In our unique Day Spa you may revitalize your body and soul. Enjoy the breathtaking African sunsets. Let your eyes wander to the south, see the skyline of Stone Town, the small Chapwani and Prison Island, and just ahead the silhouette of the African continent. You will feel enchanted. The hotel is managed by the German owners Rose and Fritz. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 
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