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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is absolutely amazing. The place, the services and the food are extraordinary, and the people as well sooo friendly. We stayed at Matenwe Retreat and our butler (George ) spoiled us completely. And we received a wonderful cooking lesson (chiken Masala) by chef "Ramadan Juma" also known as chef "Yummy Yummy"

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 days in one of their villas. The accommodations are incredibly beautiful and comfortable. Each villa has a small pool and dining area with a view. You can use the hotel facilities, which are about a 10 min walk away. We had a personal butler who could bring anything in the menu during dining times and would keep... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tripadvisor We were overwhelmed - by our spacious private villa with the rooftop plunge pool, a bathtub with a view, the incredible ++ food and the funky interior, the wonderful spa treatments (try the african wood massage), the endless white beaches - smiling and friendly people in the village and on the premises, and of course the team at Matemwe... More 

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Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading all of the past reviews of this property, I have to say that there is really nothing more for me to add. It is as fantastic as it appears from past reviewers. The plunge pool was my spot of choice and of course George....well we are still talking about George. We were in the room Leila, at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about my stay here felt "once in a lifetime". My private villa had its own rooftop plunge pool, breathtaking views, incredible food and even its own butler (the super-efficient, delightfully friendly and outstandingly professional Mohammed Khamis). Actually all of the staff made me feel like a rock star and I teared up when it was time to leave.Excellent location... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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 December 5, 2014

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 December 4, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

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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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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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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