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Matemwe, Tanzania
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Matemwe Beach Village
Ranked #3 of 5 Matemwe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in July 2014 after a week of safari drives. This place is a home away from home. I stayed in a perfect little bungalow just a few metres from the beach (everything at this hotel is a few metres from the beach) and had the best time. From the time that you arrive to... More

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights at Matemwe Beach and it was just perfect:) We were welcomed warmly and everyone was friendly and helpful. All the food was delicious and served in various locations - in the restaurant, by the pool and in one of the little shelters on the beach itself! We enjoyed just relaxing on the beach, watching beautiful... More

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calgary
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Matemwe for four nights. The staff were very pleasant and helpful and the food was good. As it was full moon the low low tides made swimming in the ocean difficult. The pool was small, but allowed you to cool off. In addition, it was the windy season which made for big waves and difficult snorkelling. However,... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights and 3 days here. Booked over the phone with Ali who helped arrange taxi from Stone Town. The entirety of the staff I met were warm and helpful. Munisi made me feel comfortable from the minute I arrived and answered all my questions. Chef Mike does a great job and is fun to chat with as... More

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Durbanville, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We were 4 families (18 people in total) who stayed at Matemwe beach village recently(28/6/14 - 5/7/14). What a blessing and joy! From the moment we arrived until we left,(with quite a few crying), everything was stunning. The staff and gail and ali were so friendly and the chef Mike was superb! Nothing was ever too much trouble and the... More

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This place is great, the people, food, location and overall vibe. Everyone is very professional and helpful. I did a few dives with One Ocean dive company which was an amazing experience. My instructor was very thorough, he provided a lot of information on the dive locations, what to expect and all about the marine life we spotted.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Matemwe Beach as part of a month long honeymoon over Christmas 2013. I need to start with the positives: the pool area is good and food overall was very positive. They made a big effort at Christmas and it showed - the dinner spread was great. They also have themed nights which allow guests... More

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givemeanisland, General Manager at Matemwe Beach Village, responded to this review

We thank this guest for his many positive remarks. It is true that on his return he approached his tour operator seeking a refund on the basis of his complaints as outlined in this review. The operator in question sends us 100s of bookings a year and both they and us take any complaints very seriously indeed. However, on a... More

Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We have tried a couple of other places on the island, in Stone Town and down south, but this is such a good location and the resort is great value for money compared to the neighbors and quite a cool understated place to hang out. The different areas for relaxing, sunbathing, lounging in the pools… The staff are excellent, well... More

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Sofiemyr, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great place and very great staff. They were excellent. Friendly, happy, nice people. Excellent hotel area and beautiful beaches.The food was so good!! best kitchen in hole our trip. best regards Lena og Morten Bergseng

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Northumberland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

It is hard to fault this hotel except they are trying too hard! The rooms are funky, the beach and pool are great and the food is exceptional. Staff are extremely well trained and here the problem if any lies. No personality comes across from the staff except consummate robotic professionalism. There is a fine line between excellent service and... More

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Additional Information about Matemwe Beach Village

Address: Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Also Known As:
Matemwe Beach Village Hotel Matemwe
Matemwe Beach Village Zanzibar

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