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    Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

    Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
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    07/05/2017 07/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          $150
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          Overview
          • Excellent77%
          • Very good17%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
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          Offers & Announcements: Complimentary bottle of wine
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          Reviewed February 14, 2017

          First time in Zanzibar, I was apprehensive about the place/island itself. After countless back and forth compare check with various online platforms finally I decided that we should go with Villa Kiva. As it turns out I was right! Zanzibar beach, of the area which...More

          Thank OneFishonaHook
          Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

          We had a great 4 day stay here in February on half board deal. The villa is about one hour from the airport and $35 should be price to pay, less if you can haggle well! Upon arrival we were met by the owners tazio...More

          1  Thank 225Rich
          Reviewed January 30, 2017

          Our favorit spot at Villa Kiva was defintely the restaurant/lounge area overlooking the sea. I could sit there for hours. The staff were wonderful and accomodating! The room however was really humid and smelled a little funky. Otherwise good size on the room. If you...More

          2  Thank Nora Amel K
          Reviewed January 16, 2017

          The Hotel/lodge is situated on the white beach of Matemwe, Zanzibar. It offers very nice and comfortable rooms in buildings of two units, most of them (but not all) having direct view to the see. The "blue" lagoon is just in front of you and...More

          1  Thank Dan M
          Reviewed January 14, 2017

          We stayed at Villa Kiva for three nights in January 2017 and we had a magical time there. It is truly relaxing with a stunning location, views (and sounds) of the beach, two swimming pools, sun chairs, hammocks, beanbags, couches, everything you could wish for....More

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          About
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          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • $88 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 27
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Matemwe
          • Also Known As
          • Villa Kiva Resort And Restaurant Matemwe, Zanzibar Island
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          Traveler (428)
          Pool & Beach (70)
          Dining (68)
          Room & Suite (63)
          Hotel & Grounds (249)
          Bathroom (6)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          103pepe
          Hi,what does it mean that the hotel is closed from 1 April 2017 - 31 May 2017? Is it for renovations?? I want to make a booking early in April.
          March 8, 2017|
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          Response from knapsjak | Reviewed this property |
          I think it's closed because of low season
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          Jose S
          Hello, What is the best way to contact you guys in order to arrange an airport transfer on my upcoming trip next February? It would be for two people. Many thanks and regards.
          November 2, 2016|
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          Response from Tazio B | Property representative |
          Dear Jose S Thanks for your interest in Villa Kiva. We are always available to answer any question or quote via mail. You can contact us at the e mail adress that you find on top of our trip advisor page. For the... More
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          CaelaR
          Are there any alternative forms of transport from the airport to Matemwe other than Dalla dallas? For example, are there private taxis?
          May 26, 2015|
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          Response from VillaKiva | Property representative |
          Hi Caela In deed there are private taxis, it is probably the best way to get the transfer from and to the airport, local dalla dalla are characteristic but not very reliable. ciao
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          Room Tips
          "All rooms are in 2 flors bungalows with some view for ocean. I would prefer upper flor."
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          "Rooms close to the entrance to the resort can be a bit noisy."
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          "If you require a sea view, request it upon booking"
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          "Beach front villa, Villa #1"
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