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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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All reviews day bed each evening mafia island diving chole island seafood dive centre sunset cruise homemade bread the restaurant bar area eco luxury free excursion peaceful environment coffee delivered before dinner perfect place to relax whale sharks anyone who wants
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The bungalows were great, very large, clean and comfortable. Great views. The food and service excellent. The staff was friendly. But we won't return. We had nothing but trouble with Mafia Island diving centre that arranged all the excursions that were included in our package....More

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Response from PolePoleMafiaIsland, General Manager at Pole Pole BungalowsResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Pole Pole. We are delighted to read that you found our bungalows comfortable, and the food and service excellent. We appreciate that you took the time to share your feedback, as it...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

My husband and I had an amazing week at Pole Pole at the end of our honeymoon. It was the perfect place to relax after a busy couple of weeks on safari. Paola was so helpful in the lead up to our visit. She helped...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places to stay in the world. Right on the beach, with really fantastic and private bungalows. The staff are friendly and attentive, and the meals are delicious with a good mix of local seafood. The owner, Massimo, was...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Came here to relax after climbing Kilimanjaro - it was amazing. Such excellent service, and the food!!! Amazing seafood. Great snorkelling. Swam with a whale shark. The day bed on the patio was a bonus!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I would absolutely recommend this place. We had only booked for 5 or 6 nights and decided to stay for 10. With the daily tour included in the stay you always have something great to do. The staff was amazing, kind and top service oriented...More

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About
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
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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$207 - US$242 (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$207 - US$242 (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 (250)
Pool & Beach (52)
Room & Suite (45)
Dining (21)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Nearby
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Mafia Island Diving
293 reviews
.33 miles away
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Tours & Safari Mafia Island
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.39 miles away
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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 Reto R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we get there by plane.
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"all the rooms feel private"
andreweD3986AG
2 weeks ago
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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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