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Mvuvi Resort

4.0 of 5 Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending 5 wonderful days at Mvuvi, all I want for Christmas is to be back there! We were so pleased with the individual attention, the delicious meals, the courteous staff and the care we received while we stayed there.The owner, Miss Milly was delightful, directing us to outstanding excursions, arranging drivers, and sharing her love of Zanzibar with us.... More 

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Nyahuka, null, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Mvuvi was absolutely incredible! I live and work in Uganda, and came to Zanzibar with my parents, who were here to visit for Thanksgiving and some vacation. My mom and I did a lot of research on where to stay in Zanzibar, and Mvuvi was a clear favorite for many. Now we know why! I am so... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Mvuvi is the best resort in Kiwengwa beach without no doubt. The owner is very friendly, trying to comfort you all the time and the meals are very good;especially if you are keen on Italian food. Meals are not in hotel standards; you feel like you are eating at a high class restaurant. One day due to bad wheather conditions... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Words cannot describe how much we loved our stay at Mvuvi resort last week. My husband and I came here to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary after climbing Kilimanjaro and our 5 days were perfect. The resort is small - however that means that all the service is personal and it is very quiet. Alessandro - the manager - is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I'm hesitant to say anything about this place because it's so great I'd just like it to stay a secret. But the owner and staff deserve all the guests they can handle. This is just such a lovely little hotel in a perfect setting with the friendliest, most helpful people. The food is just out of this world. You will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

First of a all - this hotel is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy your vecation. However, it is a little bit expensive! We had paid 2500 $ for 13 nights and this included breakfast and dinner (not including drinks, only 1 bottle of water). For every turist who come to Zanzibar, evrything is more expensive then for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Small, cozy and friendly place for unplugging from day by day city life. Caring and helpful staff. Best option is to take full board package so you can switch off and don't have to worry about where to take lunch- anyhow most of the excursion that can be done around the island are half day. Definitely the right place for... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We got very lucky with this place - it met our expectations in every way. The room was clean, modern, with no distractions like TV or wifi so it's a great place to unplug (wifi is available in common areas if you need your fix). The beach is quiet and beautiful, there is a private area with chairs and shade,... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Very intimate, tiny and extra classy, Italian-owned and managed beach resort on Zanzibar's white sanded East-Coast beaches. Not more than 6 most modern and clean rooms. Great food, Italian-style local cuisine. Topped by very warm reception. Small private 'garden-type' beach space in front of open beach. We only spent one night on a business trip to Dar Es Salaam but... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We were a family with post-teenage "children" who wanted a relaxing vacation. We discovered the perfect place at Mvuvi! Very friendly and helpful staff. The location on the beach was perfect with the secluded area just of the beach. The beatiful garden area behind the restaurant gave us protection on windy days. The food was excellent and it was nice... More 

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Address: Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kiwengwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mvuvi Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Mvuvi Resort Zanzibar/Kiwengwa
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kiwengwa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
#2 Family Hotel in Kiwengwa

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