New hotel at Matemwe beach

Zanzibar Queen Hotel

⇀  Located on one of the most beautiful coral beaches in the world.
⇀  Our kitchen is one of Tanzania’s finest.
⇀  One of the largest swimming pools on the Isle (diving suitable)
⇀  Romantic atmosphere
⇀  We care for your body and soul
⇀  Emphasizing fun and sport
⇀  We love and respect our guests

swimming pool
free Wi-Fi
diving center
conference room
hotel's beach
baggage shelf

Why Matemwe

Matemwe is one of the most beautiful coral beaches in the world. It is a unique Fusion of a heavenly beach with azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Perfect destination for those who seek relaxation and exoticism.


Zanzibar is the semi-autonomus part of Tanzania, located on the Indian Ocean. With its pure exoticism and breathtaking landscapes the island is a quintessence of an epic, African journey. Beautiful and sandy beaches with coconut trees and turquoise water will leave any visitor in awe.

Important info

Which Currency?

Official currency are Tanzanian Shillings (TZS), but US Dollars are widely accepted (bills after 2006). Some hotels and restarants accept credit cards (with local 5% charge). ATMs can be found at the airport and in Stone Town.


Health and vaccinations:

Yellow Fever vaccination is required only if traveling from a country with risk of YFV. Zanzibar is a low risk malaria area - taking of prophylactics is individual decision, but mosquito repellent and long sleeves at the evenings are reccommended.


Language and culture:

Although Swahili (Kiswahili) is a national language of Tanzania, English is widely spoken. Zanzibar culture is a mix of African, Indian and Arabian influences. Heart of the island is historical Stone Town declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.


Do I need a Visa?

Travellers to Zanzibar require a valid tourist Visa. Visas can be obtained at any embassy of Tanzania, however it is possible, to obtain a tourist's visa at main entry points to Tanzania – including Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport


Book directly with us!

Zanzibar Queen Hotel takes care of your body and soul and wants to make your vacations even more amazing! That’s why everyone who make a reservation directly on our website, receive a great opportunity to get a relaxing massage or try unique yoga classes.


Do you know where spices come from?

Probably you have already heard someone calling Zanzibar ”Island of spices”. This name is not hiding any surprises. It is a place full of completely different smells and aromas.

blog 1dIn Zanzibar you can find bunch of Spice Farms where you can see all of the plants and herbs the island has to offer. Pepper, ginger, cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg are only few of of generally known spices that we will see on the island in the absolutely natural form.

The local guide will point you the places and explain how the seeds and herbs turn out to be one of your favorite addings while cooking. You can take pictures, record movies, ask questions and what the most important- you can try most of the fruits and herbs.  Without a single doubt it is an amazing lesson not only for people interested in culinary art, but also for those who wants to spend time on this exotic island in the most productive way. Additionally, it is a great opportunity to buy local natural herbs, spices, tea, coffee and even soaps.

Local man will climb a tall coconut tree just to get a fresh coconut and let you taste it’s fresh juice and delicious flesh. It’s a perfect trip for every curious person no matter of your cooking skills!




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