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Green and Blue Ocean Lodge

Kigomani, Matemwe PO Box 4749, Tanzania
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Matemwe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014
Dirk B Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We enjoyed every second we stayed in this beautiful resort. The villa we stayed in was spacious and comfortable. Meals were excellent. Staff and manager Alois extremely friendly. They made us feel at home. A special thanks to the staff for surprising me on my birthday with a nice birthday cake, a song and a funny dance. When visiting Zanzibar... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed at the green and blue lodge for one night (our trip was cut short for reasons unrelated to the hotel). The hotel is an hours drive from Zanzibar airport, but I guess it takes a while to get to any destination on the east coast of the island. The manager (Alois) was welcoming and offered to upgrade us... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I stayed at Green and Blue in early July 2014. My friends found this location after doing some research on their first trip to Zanzibar (I was there a couple years ago) and I tagged along with them. I had been to Matemwe before so I knew the seaweed and low tide situation and the fact that it's very quiet... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed at the Green and Blue in June 2013 5 nights after a safari in Tansania. I went there with my wife and another couple. When we arrived after a rather long bumpy van ride from the Airport we were given a very warm welcome by the staff and the management. Since the hotel was rather empty at that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

This place is GREAT! Ignore any carping negatives in one or two other reviews and go for it...... Everything was wonderful for us (couple plus 3 year old son) and we had a really relaxing 4 day stay. April is the rainy season BUT a rather perfect time to visit. Staff were superb. Pools delicious. Food excellent. Massive thumbs up!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We stayed there for a week in August 2013 and it was a great experience. The location of this beautiful lodge overlooking the blue waters of the Indian Ocean is just stunning. The place is located in the middle of the Matemwe village, a very poor but authentic village in this African island where their locals sell vegetables and fish,... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Green and Blue was a dream come true! Situated on a beautiful section of the beach you can gaze out over the turqoise waters from the restaurant or one of the three fabulous pools! Since the location is within a local fishing village you can also watch as local fishermen prepare their boats and work to bring in fish to... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Our honeymoon stay at Green and Blue was everything we hoped for and more! It was like arriving at an oasis after travelling to Green and Blue from the airport (1 hour trip)... literally a little piece of heaven in the middle of Matemwe village. The resort is the perfect size, without too many guests or children to disrupt your... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Green and Blue Ocean Lodge gave us one week of happiness and relaxation. Excellent bungalows, service and surroundings. A tips is to buy snacks, sun lotion and everything you need for a week since there are no stores, restaurants (except to excellent restaurant at Green and Blue Ocean Lodge) nearby.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I was scrolling down the reviews and I can't believe what I've read below (referring to some of the bad reviews). I could be very short about my Green and Blue experience: ABSOLUTELY STUNNING. But I won't, as I feel the need to rectify some of the reviews below. When it comes to the bungalows, these are of an absolute... More

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Address: Kigomani, Matemwe PO Box 4749, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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