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Green and Blue Ocean Lodge

Kigomani, Matemwe PO Box 4749, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Beirut, Lebanon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we booked for a week the beach front villa with private pool and man that was exceptional. The space is amazing, 2 bedrooms, open air living area, amazing amenities, coconut and great food. The chefs were happy to accommodate any dishes popped in our mind. Breakfast was european style but delicious. That was my ultimate favorite hotel in entire island

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Los Angeles, California
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24 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The gardens at Green and Blue really stand out in my memory; bougainvillea and swaying palm trees and gorgeous vibrant colors everywhere! I could walk around the property in circles just taking pictures and be happy, but then once you reach the beach your heart stops. It's really unbelievable, and completely worth the trip halfway around the world. The swimming... More 

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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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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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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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