This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Marafiki Bungalows is located on the beach in Kiwengwa,overlooking the ocean.Zanzibar International Airport is a 1 hour drive away.

The rooms are housed in traditional bungalow units, featuring local Zanzibari architecture and dried palm leaves for roofing. The furniture is locally crafted and the interiors are complemented with ocean-colored overlays created using traditional looms.

Every room is fitted with a private bathroom and a shower at the terrace.

Guests can enjoy local and European cuisine at the restaurant, followed by a drink at the bar, both overlooking the ocean and infinity pool.

The area offers plenty of various activities, including snorkeling, diving or kite surfing.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Marafiki Bungalows has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 6, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Marafiki Bungalows

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Kiwengwa Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    6.6 feet from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Kichwele Forest Reserve
    6.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Hug IV Soul
    1.9 miles
  • Restaurant Marafiki Restaurant&Bar
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Ocean Indyjski
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Kiwengwa Beach
    6.6 feet
  • Pongwe Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Pwani Mchangani Beach
    4.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    18.7 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: African, International

Amenities of Marafiki Bungalows
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Happy hour
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Plunge pool
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Polish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Marafiki Bungalows takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free
2 years old
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
$25 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
$25 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Marafiki Bungalows accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note all rooms, bathrooms and the restaurant have been refreshed. Disinfectants and masks are available to guests and employes.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Marafiki Bungalows of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Marafiki Bungalows

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Marafiki Bungalows.

  • The prices at Marafiki Bungalows may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Marafiki Bungalows is 1.4 miles from the center of Kiwengwa.

  • Room options at Marafiki Bungalows include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Marafiki Bungalows offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Beachfront
    • Bike tours
    • Beach
    • Happy hour
    • Private beach area
    • Walking tours

  • Guests staying at Marafiki Bungalows can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Marafiki Bungalows is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Marafiki Bungalows has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant