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Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa

4.0 of 5 Chuini Ruins, Bububu, Tanzania
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was my third stay ,never fails in warmth,energy and special attention to fresh and most delicious food . The rest and tranquility m while being small family run business is just incredible . Highly tucked away and you can find a spot to be alone and away from busy Stone Town. I love the fact that it's not one... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The place and the people are amazing. The services are great and value for money. The surrounding is full of history. It's just a place to visit and for sure I didn't regret my time there with my wife during honey moon. A must place to see is the sand back.

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Malden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We loved everything about our stay at Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge and Spa. From booking our reservation to the moment we left for the ferry,our every need was met with personal and generous attention by the courteous staff and owners. Fritz and Rose manage a lovely establishment with great attention to detail. I can't decide which aspect was my favorite,... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Myself and my partner spent 7 nights at Hakuna Matata and also got married whilst there which had all been easily arranged directly through the owners. The location is quiet, serene and the private beach is perfect for getting away from it all. From arrival we were treated like royalty from the owners Rose &Fritz and their very attentive staff.... More 

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Tanga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Driving up to Hakuna Matata was not what we expected, but getting out of the Taxi, we were greeted by the most wonderful sights. Ruins of old Arabic castles, an old aquaduct with restored ponds, now used for swimming, most amazing private beach, deck over the ocean and a kitchen and staff you will remember for a long time, one... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed 5 nights at Hakuna Matata and loved it. The location is a bit removed (~12km) from Stonetown, so you are dependent on taxi's or the driver services of Mohammed to get to town or anyplace else on the island, but that's easy to arrange, and the location is just beautiful. You get a sunset view every night and... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is a feast to the eye and all your senses. A week after my holiday the image captured from the veranda of Kilimanjaro II was still lingering before my eyes... We arrived late and were welcomed by the reception manager Vera. She gave us quick tips, pre-paid mobile phones to keep in touch with her, with the hotel driver... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Hakuna Matata came highly recommended by a colleague and he was absolutely right. From our hibiscus cocktails(historic) on arrival to afternoon tea and cake, proceeding to superb evening meals and breakfasts we can only praise Fritz, Rose and the team for making our stay so fantastic. We stayed in a comfort room which was well appointed with lovely views over... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I booked our last night in Zanzibar at Hakuna Matata as a treat! And it did not dissapoint. What a beautiful location and resort. Hidden away from the hussle and bussle of the main road this lodge is located on its own beach with magnificent views over the ocean from the resturant area. Hakuna Matata is not a large resort... More 

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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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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*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Hakuna Matata Beach Hotel Bububu
Hakuna Matata Beach Bububu
Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge & Spa Zanzibar/Bububu

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