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Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar, Asilia Africa

5.0 of 5 Matemwe, Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I finished our holidays at the Matemwe retreat after climbing mount Meru. The lodge is a great place, and the retreat is even better. It is very romantic and an awesome place to relax. The service is excellent and the luxury of a private butler is really a big plus. The views from the roof terras are... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Retreat at Matemwe is a perfect spot to relax under any circumstances : after a safari, on honeymoon, or for anyone else who just wants to experience the warm blue water of the Indian Ocean combined with the best fresh seafood and wonderful island luxury.. Louise Tour Operator

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first trip to Zanzibar, and what a welcome it was. My boyfriend and I travelled in November which was a great time - sunny and beautiful. It rained whilst we were in Stonetown but apparently there is different weather there to the east side of the island where Matemwe is. We arrived by ferry from Dar es... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent 9 nights at Matemwe Retreat for our Honeymoon and it was truly a memorable experience. The private villa makes for a romantic honeymoon. The views from everywhere in the villa are breathtaking. The private plunge pool on the roof and the hammock are perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. Our Butler George was excellent. He surprised... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Where do I begin? Everything, from the reception to our departure was merticulously planned. We stayed in Nuru and true to the name, it brought light into our souls while there. My husband and I had experienced a not so good couple of days in Makunduchi and needed a great place to wash out the bad 'taste' from our memory... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed at Matemwe for 5 nights after our Safari honeymoon. It was a great place to unwind and not move for days. What made our trip was our Butler Mohammed- no request was too big of a task. Mohammed went above and beyond creating private romantic dinner set ups with flowers, hand made arches ways out of leaves and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

villa great, nice view. saw dolphins when snorkelling. and fridge alwyays full... but food quality mediocre at best, beach small and with massive sea grass deposit and rather busy . butler uninterruptedly thanking us ... at the end i regretted the spend

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I spent 4 nights in Leila (one of the 4 villas at the retreat) for our honeymoon. The villa looks exactly like the pictures advertised and it comes with a butler to cater to your every needs. Our butler was called Ndaki and he was very helpful and made sure our stay was comfortable. Matemwe is for... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Thanks to everybody for these days in paradise. The ZumZum Villa was spectacular. Food was delicious and Mohamed, our bachelor, was amazingly kind, friendly and hard worker. The free activities provided by the resort were fantastic; snorqueling with the dolphins was a great experience. We strongly recommend the Matemwe Retreat. Our honey moon was even more special thanks to you.... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My sister and I stayed at the Matemwe Retreat in August 2014 and it was absolutely fantastic : ) We spent 5 days being pampered by George (our amazing butler) and the rest of the ridiculously attentive staff. The food was delicious and George was super helpful and accommodating with our dietary restrictions. The rooms were gorgeous and the grounds... More 

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Address: Matemwe, Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar, Asilia Africa 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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