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    Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa

    Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
    • Very good10%
    • Average5%
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    “plunge pool” (27 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I was looking for a special place to relax after a safari and to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. Having previously visited Africa 4 times and experiencing the hospitality and warmth of its people in various countries, I thought that Zanzibar would offer a good...More

    Thank ront818
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 days ago

    Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your time with us - we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are so happy that we were able to make your stay special...More

    Property's Favorite Review
    Reviewed March 19, 2017

    We stayed at Matemwe Retreat for 6 nights after a safari. Aim for us was to have a relaxing week along the coast of Zanzibar. This we accomplished to our full satisfaction. The retreat facilities were very comfortable. The service, especially that of George our...More

    Thank HH-Dekker
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded May 16, 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay with us - we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time and that you were able to do and see so many things that our beautiful island has to offer....More

    Reviewed March 14, 2017

    We, a little group of ten, been on a beach walk from our resort. If we have seen the nice retreat we decided to go inside for a refreshment. We looked in the menu and took a seat. The waiter told us that he called...More

    1  Thank seppes403
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to put together a review - we are sorry to hear that you were not pleased but unfortunately, we cannot accommodate non-guests as our property is not a hotel and our facilities are made available to our guests...More

    Reviewed March 9, 2017

    Pros: The people who run the resort are lovely and very helpful. The resort is beautifully located and serene. The infinity pool in the lodge is wonderful and beautiful but I never used it because I had a villa with a rooftop plunge pool. Free...More

    Thank becky_e_zz
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded May 16, 2017

    Hello Becky, Thank you for your review - we are so happy to hear you enjoyed spending time with us and will take on board your comments regarding improvements. We really do hope to welcome you back to Matemwe in the future! Warm wishes from...More

    Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

    The entire resort is extremely old, rundown& neglected. There's no TV or radio. It's not a luxurious beach resort but more accurately " bush camping", as the environment & grounds are very crude &unkempt, not remotely manicured & maintained; the amenities are very frugal &...More

    Thank zainabxs792
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded March 6, 2017

    We're very sorry to hear that you were not entirely satisfied with your stay at Matemwe Retreat. We value all guest feedback and try our best to use this constructively. We are surprised that you feel the rooms, grounds, service, and meals were not up...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $780 - $1,467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Tanzania >
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    • Also Known As
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    • Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa Zanzibar Island
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    Response from newyorker1976 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! There are two connecting properties -- the Matemwe Retreat (private villas) and the Matemwe Lodge. If you're in the former, you have your own private plunge pool on your second floor roof deck. It's spectacular. If... More
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    "Matembe lodge NURU was superb"
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    "The Retreat is definitely an upgrade with your own villa and all necessary expected amenities."
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    "A/C works great we used it for sleeping only!"
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    "All villas seem similar to me."
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