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Get an overview of this hotelWaterfront lodge with an outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool

Guests say they love

  • Good location
  • Beach location
  • Family-friendly amenities
  • WiFi
  • Clean guestrooms

Location

This Pongwe lodge is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Unguja, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Mapenzi Beach and Muyuni Beach. Shangani Beach and Nakupenda Beach are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Property Features

At Pongwe Beach Hotel, relax by an outdoor pool or hit the beach where you can enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 20 rooms offer free WiFi, patios, and free bottled water. In-room massages, ceiling fans, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Pongwe Beach Hotel

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between 18 April and 01 June.

Lodge Amenities

Lodge Amenities

Pongwe Beach Hotel features an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles. The lodge offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This beach lodge also offers a library, a terrace, and a garden. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Library 
  • Terrace 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 20 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Swahili

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Patio 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

Pongwe Beach Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Lodge Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No pets or service animals allowed
24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Lodge Name

  • Pongwe Beach Hotel
  • Pongwe Beach Hotel Kiwengwa
  • Pongwe Beach Kiwengwa
  • Pongwe Hotel
  • Pongwe Beach Hotel Zanzibar Island

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


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