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Mafia Beach Bungalows

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Utende Beach, Chole Bay, Mafia Island Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

We spent 5 days on Mafia Island for diving and relaxing. Mafia Beach Bungalows was the perfect place for both of these things, with very friendly and helpful staff, very cozy almost private atmosphere and amazing food. As there were hardly any other guests (only...More

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Response from Bluehousemafia T, General Manager at Mafia Beach BungalowsResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Gnarf for your positive comment to our property. We always work hard to provide value for Money to Our clients visiting to explore the Mafia Island Marine Park. We promise to be consistency in providing best services with budget rates ever....More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the place för about 10 Days. Nice helpful people. Walking distance to the divingcenter. Nothing the lodge could do anything about but it felt a bit weard being the Only geast the hole visit.

1  Thank Eljungkvist
Reviewed 13 March 2018

simple but nice accommodation, very tasty fish for dinner, especially with coconut rice :-) There is no beach at the property, its not posible to swim there because of the mangroves, but it takes only 10 mins of a nice walk to reach the sand...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Waoh waoh, Everything tasted great. The bungalows are simple but nice and always clean. The diving and the whale shark experiences were very well organized by our dive master Juma and since we were 6 people in the total we had the privilege of having...More

2  Thank MathewIddyM
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Mafia Beach Bungalows is a small nice place and probably the cheapest lodge at a beach in the marine reserve area, surrounded by pure nature. We just came there for a drink in the daytime and then booked a table for dinner. This dinner turned...More

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Mafia Beach Bungalows is a low cost budget accommodation situated in Chole Bay in the Marine Park.We offer Diving,snorkeling,Game fishing,swimming with whale sharks and local tours.We can provide a More complete diving holiday package including all your scuba diving and snorkeling needs. Local sites are suitable for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced; you can dive inside the Bay as well as outside. Soft and hard corals, sponges and anemones abound can be seen on the untouched reef, and whether you are a total novice, snorkeler or keen diver, you will be amazed.....Mafia Waters offer some of the best deep sea fishing and holder of many world records.General informationThe Mafia archipelago consists of one large island (394 km²) and several smaller ones. Some of these are inhabited, such as Chole Island (2 km²), with a population of 800. Chole Bay, Mafia's protected deep-water anchorage and original harbor, is studded with islands, sandbanks and beaches. The main town is Kilindoni. The stretch of water between the deltas of the Rufiji River and the island is called Mafia Channel.. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$61 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Blue House Mafia
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$61 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Blue House Mafia
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
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Traveller (76)
Pool & Beach (41)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (26)
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"Het first hut on the left, seen from the stairs, has the best view"
Manoe
30 Dec 2017
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"Although I have put 'budget' - that depends on your budget! For us, it is mid-range!"
CarolineS817
1 Oct 2017
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"Chole Island room - has a nice sea view"
J3775QGtom_m
24 Nov 2016
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"if you are on a tight budget this is ideal and dont expect and extras or goodies"
Nhlinhli1
3 Feb 2014
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