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Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

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Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
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Penticton, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a week at Villa Kiva at the end of our 8 week East African vacation. After 7 weeks trekking and on safari, Villa Kiva was the perfect spot to vacation from our vacation! Walking through the gate you immediately feel like you are walking into paradise; the gardens are stunning and the pools beckon to... More 

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VillaKiva, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Andrea3916 It was a great pleasure to have you as guests in villa kiva. Many many thanks for this beautiful review, i will share it with all the team that for sure is going to be very happy! We really hope we will have the opportunity to host you again here in the spice island Meanwhile, i give you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unforgettable honeymoon, will definitely go back! Friendly staff , brilliant facilities. Amazing location , strongly recommended for couples . We had a brilliant time at villa Kiva . perfect spot to relax and enjoy!

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Thank Amir A
VillaKiva, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Amir A Thanks for this lovely review. It was our pleasure to have you here and we hope to see you again in the spice island Best regards Tazio Bercelli More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Matemwe beach resort is beautiful. Very romantic and hotel was excellent get away for us. The owners/ manager are wonderful and committed to their guests. The both go beyond their duties to makes one's stay comfortable. I would have given the hotel full points but I had a few issues with the food service and quality , which the... More 

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Thank Siima M
Tazio B, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Siima M Thanks for the nice review. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. After your notification we were working even harder with our kitchen staff in order to make our service as good as possible for our guest. For this we thank you and we invite you to stay again with us to check... More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel is good for people who come back from safari to have for a few days relaxing and chilling, otherwise really boring. The beach is not good for swimming. Outside of the hotel is only one village. you can not go out. I know other Zanzibar quarter and beaches are very well. At other beaches is a lot going... More 

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Thank Freeetravel
Tazio B, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Freetravel Thanks for the time you dedicated us. It doesn't makes us happy to hear that you did't enjoy our position. As you said Villa Kiva is located in one of the few areas of Zanzibar that are still virgin and not too much touched by the tourism. Our endless with beach does not have beach boys or beach... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved every moment of our stay here. Our first floor room had a fabulous view. We breakfasted every morning on tropical fruit served in the front bar/dining area under a traditional palm roof. Dinner was served either here or in the rear dining area (also under a palm roof) which offered more shelter from the wind which was constant... More 

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Tazio B, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear sarahanddean2016 It was a great pleasure to have you and your husband as our guests and thanks for this lovely review you left us. All our staff remember you with a smile and we hope to have you again with us in the future. Best wishes for a wonderful 2016 Best regards Tazio Bercelli More 

Fonthill, Ontario, Canada
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155 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

A really nice hotel with 2 pools, wifi and nice, clean and quiet rooms. When we booked we took the half board and all meals were really good. Service provided was excellent. The hotel is located on one of the nicest beaches we have seen, Matemwe Beach. You can walk for miles on the beach and we did this every... More 

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Tazio B, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear bankerross Thanks the time you dedicated to us with this review. It is very rewarding to hear that you appreciated our property and enjoyed the stay with us in the beautiful Matemwe. We hope to have you back with us in the spice island Meanwhile i give you our best regards Tazio Bercelli More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We stayed at October, with our big family (8 persons). The villa looked like an oasis when we entered through the gates. Beautiful garden, swimming pools, nice people and service. Good reach breakfast.The owner made all the offers to make our stay pleasant! A real small family villa...who made our visit so unforgettable. Thank you!

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Tazio B, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear NetaLe Thanks a lot for your nice review, it was a pleasure to have you and your family here with us in Villa Kiva and we all hold great memories of your stay. I will share your nice words with all the team that will take them with great pride. Hope to have you again as our guest I... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Very nice clean hotel with friendly staff right on the white beach near the village of Matemwe. The rooms are small round shaped traditional houses with AC, mosqito net, bathroom and small terrace with chairs. There is big open lounge with bar, in the morning there is breakfast as buffet, fresh juices and fresh fruits available. In the evening it... More 

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Tazio B, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ovsonkam It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest and even more to read your kind review, thanks for the time you dedicated to us. Hoping to have you again soon with us, I give you our best greetings Tazio Bercelli More 

Brno, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Everything OK, nice and friendly staff and owners, all clean and functional - it can be seen that the hotel belongs to the Europeans - the European standard and quality! Just drink might not be so expensive, so guests do not have to go to the next hotel on the left, where there is beer, rum and cola at half... More 

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Tazio B, General Manager at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear smolik Thanks a lot for the nice review. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. It is nice to hear that the hard work that all our staff put in keeping the Villa Kiva standard high pays off. I will share it with all and it will be very much appreciated. Looking forward to welcome you again... More 

Namur, Belgium
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Such a nice place to stay for a rest.. on the white sanded beach of Matemwe, close to Mnemba island (paradise for the snorkeling), a family owned hotel, with a mix of good italian and african cooking..

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Tazio B, Direttore generale at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear PdB211165 It was such a pleasure to have you as our beloved guest and thanks for the time that you dedicated to us writing your review. We are happy that you enjoyed our Hotel and our cuisine, i will share your compliments with all pr staff. Looking forward to welcome you again in villa kiva Our most sincere regards... More 

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