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Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Matemwe Village, Matemwe 3275, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from a lovely 5 night stay at Matemwe Main Lodge (not the Retreat) - a great place to kick off your shoes and relax at the end of a safari holiday. The location really couldn't be better, with turquoise sea, the softest white sand and amazing coral reefs just a short boat ride away. During our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Seven perfect nights at this absolutely gorgeous location situated on the North East Coast of Zanzibar! From our initial greeting in the very early hours of the morning to the moment we left the quality of service delivery at all levels was exceptional. Nothing was too much trouble, ever. Staff from the Gardner's through to Management greeted us constantly with... More

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Matemwe reminds us of the quiet, but happy, times we have spent in some Caribbean hideaways. To call it a resort would be an insult: no TV, no speedboats, no water skiing, no kite surfing; just local pursuits - diving, sailing, spice exploration - that enhance the essence of being privileged enough to be on the east coast of Zanzibar.... More

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we arrived up to our departure we were treated like royalty. The accommodation is really great and the view spectacular. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. They went the extra mile by setting up a "special family dinner" just for us and it was one of those evenings that will stay with our family for ever.... More

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Victoria, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended our 10 day safari with three days at Matemwe. It is a tremendous place to relax, eat great food, enjoy a beer, read a book, snorkel and swim with dolphins. If possible, I can't make enough positive comments about the private butler and chef service. It made it very hard to come home. These people truly understand customer... More

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent five nights at Matemwe Lodge after two weeks on safari. A friendly casual place to relax on the Indian Ocean. The rooms were large, right on the water and quaint with all you need to chill out. Sleeping at night with the waves crashing on the reef was unbelievable. Strolling through the gardens was a... More

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jambo MATEMWE Team. As we stepped out of the vehicle and set foot onto Matemwe we were greeted by Martin one of the managers. We could feel the friendliness then and there as we got a coconut as a welcome drink, superb start to a Honeymoon to Remember. All the staff could not keep the friendliness to themselves and we... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed four nights and were treated like royalty. Sea breeze at night made sleeping delicious. Our butler took care of all arrangements, including a rare opportunity to do snorkeling and lunch on the disappearing (when the tide comes in) sand bar. Would stay there again in a minute. Food was great and they even arranged a farewell private feast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful, special place. Our family group of 15 - ages (8-55) really enjoyed our stay here. The bungalows are spacious, spotless and well appointed. The food and staff were very accommodating and the water and beach beautiful! Delightful. A quiet, friendly getaway. Well done!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a disappointment! You can't swim in the sea unless you take a paid-for trip (at least $30), the food is mediocre and there is no buzz whatsoever. I quite liked my room and enjoyed the view of the reef from the terrace and walking around the reef at low tide, but the whole experience is nothing close to the... More

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Address: Matemwe Village, Matemwe 3275, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Matemwe Main Lodge, Asilia Africa Hotel Matemwe
Matemwe Bungalows
Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa Zanzibar

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