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Hotel Description

3-star beachfront lodge near Kiwengwa Beach

On the beach

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Pongwe Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest with a stay here. Also, Kiwengwa Beach is within 3 miles (5 km) and Uroa Beach is within 6 miles (10 km).

Fun at the beach

This lodge features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. A terrace, a garden, and a library are also on offer.

Free WiFi, patios

The 20 guestrooms offer free WiFi, patios, and free bottled water. In-room massages, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

Triple Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$191* Per night/room Aug 10 - Aug 11

Triple Room, Beachfront

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Beachfront

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, Pool View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Quadruple Room, Beachfront

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

About the Pongwe Beach Hotel

Location Pongwe Beach, Pongwe,

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from March 24 2020 to July 22 2020 (dates subject to change).

The property is closed between April 18 and June 01.

Property Features

Pongwe Beach Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, a terrace, and a garden are also featured at Pongwe Beach Hotel. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. This 3-star Pongwe lodge is smoke free.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) (36.3 km / 22.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Pongwe Beach Hotel offers 20 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to patios. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. In-room massages and hair dryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private patio
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Pongwe Beach Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

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 in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Pongwe Beach Hotel

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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 onsite parking is available. Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Pongwe Beach Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.