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Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa

5.0 of 5 Matemwe Village, Matemwe 3275, Tanzania
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    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a week's stay in Asilia's Kwihala camp and one night in Stonetone we arrived for a two night stay at Matemwe Lodge. It's a perfect place to relax! The beach house was great and the food and service in the restaurant was of excellent quality. We can recommend to do the snorkel tour guided by Ibrahim. He is a... More 

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lamu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived at Matemwe Lodge, we were a bit hesitant, but the place started growing on us within minutes. The views of the blue ocean and powder white sand was just incredible. We were immediately taken to the Dining room for lunch, although this was already past lunchtime. The way to the 12, very private bungalows, take you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matemwe was the third of Asilia's properties we visited on our East African trip. We have been to many beach resorts over the years - Matemwe rates number one - it is simply jaw dropping. From Martin' s welcome at the beginning of our 4 night visit to his tour of our room to his final farewell, he made us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matemwe Lodge was a fabulous place to stay in Zanzibar. The location, accommodations and food were all wonderful. But it was the staff -- from folks leading the front desk (Martin and Marco), bar, restaurant (Emmanuel and Hassan), housekeeping and tours (Benjamin was unbelievably knowledgeable in tours of Stone Town and Jozani Forest; Omari was key to a successful snorkeling... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matemwe has about a dozen bungalows and one two-bedroom beach house with its own private pool. The overall facility is very comfortable with two other pools, a lovely restaurant with ocean views, and a beach that looks out on the offshore reef. Lots of water based activities or just lounge around and let the chef fill you with great food.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favourite part of each day was waking up with the sunrise over the ocean. We would watch the Dhows sail past with a cup of coffee in our plunge pool. The scenery at Matemwe is indescribably beautiful. It is totally unspoiled and the eco-friendly lodge blends in so naturally. The service was perfect, everybody was so friendly and attentive.... More 

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Greater Accra, Ghana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Matemwe lodge for 5 nights. From check in to departure, the staff were excellent. Food was magnificent, rooms were ultra clean. Ross, the GM went out of his way to make us feel welcome. The front desk team led by Martin were always very helpful at all times. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. I will recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Matemwe Lodge after a week on Safari, for the ‘relaxation’ part of our honeymoon. We started off in the lodge, and later upgraded to the Retreat to stay in “Nuru”, where we had our own butler and were treated like royalty. It was 5 days of pure bliss. I would recommend Matemwe to anyone wanting to avoid... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Matemwe at the Beach House for three nights over Christmas to decompress before a safari, and it was just perfect. There is possibly no better beach in the world - the sand is so white and the reef appears like an island mirage when the tide goes out - and what's more, it's unspoiled by tourists (people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Matemwe for 2 nights with my family. When we arrived we got a warm welcome and a tour of the resort.We stayed in the beach house and it was lovely. We had our own private swimming pool (which was fantastic) and a butler. Also we had a chef meaning we could eat in the beach house by... 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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