Shooting Star Lodge

Shooting Star Lodge: Information from the owner

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Type Lodge
Last updated 12-Feb-2014

Main description of Shooting Star Lodge

Just 40 km/1-hour drive from Stone Town on the Northeast Coast, The Shooting Star Lodge is nestled on a headland amidst lush tropical gardens with breathtaking panoramic views across the Indian Ocean. The hotel is beautifully isolated at the very northern end of Kiwengwa beach well away from other resorts. This is a perfect destination for guests looking for peace, tranquility and relaxation. The choice of accommodation includes comfortable villas with private pools, cottages with verandas overlooking the ocean, and comfortable lodge rooms with terraces opening onto the garden. All rooms are equipped with ceiling fan, A/C, hot shower, mosquito net.

Shooting Star Lodge: Facilities

Property facilities Spa
Room facilities Air Conditioning, Dressing Gowns, Fan, Hair Dryer, Shower, Verandah
Available services Airport Shuttles, Credit Card, Laundry Service, Room Service, Travel Desk
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Beach, Boat Cruises, Deep Sea Fishing, Fishing, Horse Riding, Para Sailing, Paragliding, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling

Room types at Shooting Star Lodge

Garden Lodge Room

Garden Lodge Room

The three garden lodge rooms are smaller and more simply furnished, with Zanzibari beds. They have air conditioning and ceiling fans and are also en-suite.

Monsoon Villa

Monsoon Villa

The two villas, Kusi and Kaskazi are set on the crest of the hill apart from the main hotel guest rooms. Each villa is laid out on 3 floors with 2 bedrooms (each with its own bathroom), a roof terrace and a private swimming pool, set amidst a tropical garden. They are furnished with stunning traditional Zanzibar furniture and batik linen.

Sea View Cottage

Sea View Cottage

Our eleven sea view cottages are spacious en-suite rooms, built in keeping with traditional Zanzibari styles of architecture with airy, high-beamed ceilings, large windows, ceiling fan and air conditioning. All have traditionally carved wooden Zanzibari beds, with beautifully mosquito net canopies and matching batik bed covers, along with coconut wood wall mirrors and other hand-made teak wood furniture. Every cottage has its own private veranda.