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Pole Pole Bungalows

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Overview
Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very nice hotel on Mafia, form what we could gather it is the standout hotel on the island. Accommodation was very nice the bungalows are well equipped. It is small there are only 7 bungalows which are well equipped and have a...More

Thank MarkHilton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Pole Pole for 10 days in October. The food was consistently very good and plentiful at every meal, even the pack lunches which Pole Pole kindly provide if you are heading out for the day diving or on an excursion. The staff...More

Thank Mazgarvey
Reviewed 1 October 2018

My wife and I spent a week of our honeymoon at Pole Pole on Mafia Island this past August and to our delight it was everything that we had hoped for; rustic eco friendly elegance in a remote location. The hotel is tucked away under...More

1  Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A truly stunning setting with absolutely fantastic views. The food here is the best on the Island. Extremely well run and managed with lovely staff. Menu changes every day and if you’re lucky when you’re here they will do the Swahili night with authentic Swahili...More

Thank Flynn-Ryan
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My friend and I took advantage of the special offer of 5 days for the price of 4, and couldn't have been happier. Lovely accommodation in private bandas set among coconut palms overlooking the sea. We loved the daily excursions on offer and included in...More

2  Thank TraceySawyer
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Description
Seven bungalow suites overlook the infinite hues of blue of Chole Bay, the core of Mafia Island Marine Park. Pole Pole is an exclusive eco-resort, renowned for its great cuisine, unpretentious and laid-back More atmosphere, warm but discrete hospitality. Balancing luxury and respect for local culture and environment it is the perfect place to relax after a safari and the ideal base for exploring the underwater wanders of Mafia Island. With a touch of style. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$203 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pole Pole Bungalows Hotel Mafia Island
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$203 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pole Pole Bungalows Hotel Mafia Island
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
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Traveller (252)
Pool & Beach (52)
Room & Suite (45)
Dining (22)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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fifer_10
4 October 2017|
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Response from Jn T | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is snorkeling to Pole pole
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Sa q
27 December 2016|
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Response from toeggel | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we get there by plane.
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Room Tips
"all the rooms feel private"
andreweD3986AG
1 Oct 2018
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"All bungalows face the sea. If you have walking difficulties, ask for rooms number 1 or 2."
short_scuba_diver
1 Jul 2018
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"All bungalows are the same and perfect"
KathrynS131
10 Feb 2018
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"Die Bungalows sind alle gleich schön, wer allerdings am Pool ist (Bungalow 5) hat noch ein wenig Internet..."
evaundandreas2017
15 Dec 2017
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