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Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa

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Matemwe Village, Matemwe 3275, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very relaxing, with a private/intimate and feeling. Asilia manage to combine luxury with a local feel to give a 5* authentic experience. The bungalow, with its huge comfy beg, view of the Indian Ocean, private plunge pool and romantic bath, was absolutely gorgeous. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming; the food, cocktails and sparkling wine were tasty and plentiful... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful resort and location to relax and recharge. Lovely accommodations, great food and top notch management make this a wonderful get away. From the managers to the staff, everyone was warm and attentive. Activities include expert guided snorkeling and reef walks! Highly recommend and hope to visit again!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small resort is an oasis on the shore of Zanzibar. Each bungalow is well appointed and ideally set up for couples looking to relax by the sea. The hammock on the porch overlooking the surf is amazing. The food is quite enjoyable and the staff did an excellent job of providing activities like snorkelling and reef walks. The individualised... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My family of seven, 5 kids between 18 and 9 years old stayed here from Dec 28th till Jan2nd after our week of Safari. It was an amazing and beautiful place to chill out and get some sleep. The staff was lovely and very helpful with any of our needs and booking things to do. We had brought along a... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Spent 4 nights over the Easter break. Was a magical few nights with plenty of good memories and experiences. Located at the diametrically opposite end of the island from the airport, it is a bit of trek to get there. Once you reach the resort, you forget everything else and live through this matrix of multiple shades of blue and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Just laying in my private hammock at the chalet watching the fishing boats go buy and reading a good book - bliss Staff, food, location, cocktails, service, activities - all excellent. I will be back soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Such a great find! We chose these bungalows due to the location(close to best diving on island mnemba atoll) an the reviews. What we got was far more. We had the honeymoon package and from the time we enter the staff were so attentive and helpful, the bungalows and faculties were comfortable,clean and luxurious. We were greated by a coconut!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed at Matemwe Lodge after our safari and the venue and staff were excellent. Martin and his team work hard to make sure you are well looked after in the quiet secluded resort. Highly recommended!

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Barham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We spent 5 nights at Matenwe Lodge after our Tanzanian safari. It was the perfect location to relax after our wonderful safari. All staff were friendly and helpful and loved to share a joke with us. Magnificent views over the lagoon and perfect white sand and very comfortable rooms with a lovely afternoon breeze. I would highly recommend Matemwe if... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

After 10 days bouncing around Tanzania on Safari, a 3 day rest at the Matemwe Lodge was a great way to end our vacation. Amazing place on the beautiful east coast of Zanzibar Island. Not too far by taxi from Stone Town. Martin, the manager and host, plus the rest of the staff were terrific. Always remembered our names and... More 

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