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Ostend, Belgium
Reviewed November 26, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at this wonderful location just next to the beach. The staff was nice, we met Ali, the owner who told us his life story witch made us really quite. The man started from nothing... didn't even go to school and is now owner of this fine place. Cool beer, fantastic food and music.

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed November 18, 2013

I spent 5 wonderful days in Key's. The people were very friendly, meals very tasty, rooms cosy and clean, and the athmosphere is the biggest plus of this place. I would recomend it to anyone, I enjoyed it much more than other places at Zanzibar. They have the best staff in Tanzania :) Thanks a looot guys!

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Swieqi, Malta
Reviewed October 12, 2013

This hostel is based in Matemwe, one of the less spoilt beaches in Zanzibar. It provides modest rooms with the basic commodities and a fantastic host who welcomes you heartily and provides you with anything you might want ;)

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We arrived to Key's quiet desperate from trying to find a decent budget option in Zanzibar. The place is just on the beach, with a wonderful sea view from any spot you seat. The rooms are simple, but clean and decent. Key is very nice and friendly, so is the staff. The place is very small, which is really nice...

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Zuerich
Reviewed April 9, 2013

The hotel is a great budget option. The rooms are minimalistic but clean. The location is right on the beachfront and 6 minute walk from 3 diving companies. The food is good and the staff are friendly.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 19, 2013

A small fishermen's village away from the resorts, friendly people and cosy bungalows, very nice price. We were treated like family and we miss them already!! You can buy the fresh fish in the market just on it's side and they cook it for you for a small price. They can rent you bikes, and we did snorkelling with them...

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Reviewed November 29, 2012

Very good value for what's offered- our room was lovely, with a four-poster, very clean. Seemed much more upscale than what I was expecting. Downside is the not-very-fun area- Matemwe's not really for partying. There are also a lot of people (mostly kids) who will give you a lot of hassle on the beach, which more or less nixes the...

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed October 31, 2012

We met Ally Keys in Stone Town and decided to check out his place in Matemwe. We had rented a car through him as well. Ally is a fun-loving guy who is eager to please. He made our trip memorable, the ultimate fixer. Keys bungalows were perfect for us. We wanted an affordable, clean bungalow on the beach and that...

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed September 11, 2012

Keys Bungalows is a realy friendly and perfect organised resort. Price-Quality is super! It's still an resort, but not that expensive as others on that side of the island. Ideal for backpackers, to have your last days in a luxery, beautiful and flexible place! The women of the house is very friendly and open. All the staff is polite and...

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Reviewed January 6, 2012

We had booked two rooms for 5 people via multiple emails with keys bungalows. Despite this booking being confirmed before we arrived, these rooms were not available when we got there. Instead of being advised of this on arrival, we were ushered in under false pretenses of "welcome to paradise" and given no information. When it became clear the rooms...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning location, right on the pearl white beach of Matemwe. See, feel and hear the proximity of the ocean while having a sundowner on the seaview terrace. Keys Bungalows is the perfect spot to enjoy snorkeling, diving, taking a spice tour, visiting the daily fish market or discovering the subaquatic wonders of nearby Mnemba Island. Feel at home thanks to the helpful staff and the laid-back atmosphere of this budget friendly accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Keys Bungalows

Address: Darajani Street | North East Coast Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: $38 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Sea look is worth it and not more expensive”
 of 5 bubbles PhenixFelix, Jan 8, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles GardenKitchen, Dec 5, 2014 | Read review
“The middle bungalow was the best.”
 of 5 bubbles frydayuk1, Jul 2, 2014 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any room. We had the bungalow next to the bar/restaurant and it was great. Not to noisy and very convenient with a lovely view.”
 of 5 bubbles ccardenaspinzon, Jun 23, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you bring enough cash as most places along the beach do not take cards!”
 of 5 bubbles Sigrid-Marianella, Jan 1, 2014 | Read review
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