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Matemwe Beach Village

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Matemwe, Tanzania
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Matemwe Beach Village
Ranked #4 of 6 Matemwe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a week at Matemwe Beach Village after a 6 days on a safari. The place is absolutely great to relax! We found it to be authentic with great food and good service. The cook paid a lot of attention to making the experience memorable by having dinner setup on a beach with a delicious grill of seafood and... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very beautiful hotel with interesting decoration, good attention to detail and nice touches, like a print-out of a traditional Tanzanian bedtime story on your bed each night. Rooms were basic but nice. The pool and bar area were both very cool and the food was amazing, with an interesting and varied menu. The diving center is based there too,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This resort was a pleasant enough place to stay on Matemwe beach but some aspects take it from a 4 star to a 3 star rating in my opinion. My girlfriend and I booked 7 nights in the simple bungalows. Upon arrival we were mysteriously upgraded to the best room, the honeymoon suite. At first we were flattered but when... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Simple and good - a fantastic relaxing atmosphere where Gail and her team really make it friendly! Good value for money - and the FOOD - could be risky for your waist line! Great chef!!! Pool area and bar/restaurant is wonderful! Go ther, try it - you will love it! PS! Remember the book!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Wonderful location with lovely rooms and the best food tasted in East Africa. A 3 course evening meal beautifully cooked with local ingredients and freshly baked breads. Staff were attentive without hovering. A great place to relax with a central area for chilling out with evening sea breezes.

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had a lovely stay at Matemwe. The location is very good, right on a beach with the finest sand. The rooms are a bit worn, but the place has a very nice and relaxed ambience. And the food was excellent! It exceeded the other four places we stayed during our Tanzanian holiday. The staff was friendly and helpful. I... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed at Matemwe Beach for five days. The beach was wonderful. The pool area was enjoyable, bar staff friendly and the snacks very good. The restaurant food was terrible, little choice, I had fish twice for an evening meal, it was only half cooked. My wife hardly ate for the whole time we were there. As stated, saved by... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed here for a couple nights and had a lovely relaxing time. The food is good-no great, but certainly no complaints-and the setting is amazing. Had a great time snorkeling/diving with one ocean, a dive shop resident at the hotel. Only thing to avoid is the spa-had undoubtedly the worst manicure ever, nails cut to the quick and barely... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our 6 night stay at Matemwe Beach Village and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to others. This is a fairly simple place to stay so if your looking for major luxury then you need to look elsewhere but if your looking for a place that offers great food, clean and adequate rooms, friendly service, a chilled out... More 

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Ely, Minnesota
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed four nights here after two weeks of safari's. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The chef and his staff serve wonderful meals. My wife and I enjoyed the pool area and our "interesting" suite! Everything is clean and comfortable. The beach is beautiful, but swimming is difficult due to the barrier reef off-shore and the sea urchins... More 

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Additional Information about Matemwe Beach Village

Address: Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Matemwe Beach Village Hotel Matemwe
Matemwe Beach Village Zanzibar

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