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North East Coast, Matemwe 06090 Tanzania
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#4 of 19 Specialty lodging in Matemwe
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Kena Beach Hotel is the ultimate barefoot paradise; sitting on the east coastof the laid-back tropical island of Zanzibarin East Africa. Here you will find the answers you have always been looking for. Whether you are in need of reconnecting with your significant other and children on a fun-filled Zanzibar Family Holiday or simply resting your head against the heartbeat of your new lover, Kena Beach Hotel can offer you everything and more!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Highchairs available
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Table tennis
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Bay View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Afrikaans, German and 1 more
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Liandie J wrote a review Jan 2
Johannesburg, South Africa7 contributions2 helpful votes
We had an amazing time at the Kena Beach Hotel, staff were friendly and willing to assist with any problems, even arranging a doctor to come to us to take COVID tests to travel back to SA. Our room was fantastic, great shower water pressure and soft beds, absolute luxury. Only downside and the hotel isn’t to blame are the amount of vendors trying to selling souvenirs and excursions when you walk on the beach. It is fine when you stay at the resort however walking to swim in the sea the vendors come out in full force and it can become very annoying. Also the beach swim is subject to the tide. Low tide you can do the reef walk and see big amazing starfish, the water is super warm however you can’t swim until it high tide as there are many sea urchins. All in all we had a fanatic New Years and a loving holiday. Zanzibar is beautiful, except the trash on all the beaches. Kena Beach Hotel do promote you only leave a footprint which I wish all resorts have the same attitude as this island has so much to offer.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
delcas123 wrote a review Jan 1
Lima41 contributions16 helpful votes
Just let you take care of by Ishma and Amos and they will do their best to make you feel at home. Good food, clean rooms with perfect a/c, nice pool and the beach is a stone throw away! A perfect stay with my family and two children aged 9 and 12.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Bruce W wrote a review Dec 2020
Orlando, Florida7 contributions1 helpful vote
I selected Kena due to the on premise Diving services offered thru Scubafish Dive Operations. Both the Hotel and Dive services where perfect. The hotel room, and the Dive adventure where outstanding. Great service, Huge clean room, Friendly reception and Authentic Zanzibar experience. Wander the beaches and villages here. I love the area, and the diving. Mnemba Island is worth the visit to North Zanzibar and a stay at Kena Beach.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Kalpesh Mehta wrote a review Dec 2020
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We’re group of families and Friends spent one night in this beautiful hotel. We experienced very warm welcome on arrival, the services here was so great, from the minute we arrived until the minute we left. The GM - Mr. Renju and his Team Ms Hishma were so attentive and always caring about their customers. They made us feel at home. The room was lovely, huge bed, with netted curtains that were always turned down nightly, along with the room being sprayed and well decorated with Beatiful fresh Flowers. Standard of cleaning was high.We were part of the all - inclusive offer, there was a good range of cocktails, wine, scotch, beers and food included. The food was of a high standard across all meals, all self-service/buffet. They have beautiful pool and beach, game area, Spa and much more. The pool was always clean, with spare sunbeds around. The beach is a beautiful white sandy, with sunshades, and loungers.We really had an amazing holiday here!!!! (Evening entertainment was fantastic,-very professional Musical band that will inspire you to dance). We will definitely visit this hotel again....
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Max Mandan wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Exquisite stay. We had a wonderful stay in the hotel surrounded by the green life..the staffs are always attentive to the details and what they do..as usual each morning we meet them with a great big smile. The management is super...always attentive to their guest and needs,always there to assist you in any possible way. Will come back again.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from marketingKBH, Guest Relations Manager at Kena Beach Hotel
Responded Mar 19, 2020
Dear Max, Greetings from Kena Beach Hotel! Firstly, thank you very much for taking the time to complete a review from your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that our team took good care of you while with us. Thank you again for choosing us and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Best Wishes Namalee
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Azanzi Beach Hotel
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandMatemwe
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kena Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kena Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Matemwe Beach (1.1 miles), Bandas Live Music (1.4 miles), and Cannibal Party (4.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kena Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Kena Beach Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Kena Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kena Beach Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kena Beach Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bin Jabir Restaurant, Furaha Local Restaurant, and Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kena Beach Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Kena Beach Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kena Beach Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kena Beach Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Chinese, Afrikaans, and Swahili.
Are there any historical sites close to Kena Beach Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tumbatu Island (10.0 miles) and Fukuchani Ruins (7.2 miles).
Does Kena Beach Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.