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Mafia Island Lodge

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Overview
Utende, Mafia Island Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mafia Island Lodge is a wonderful place with great people. I was welcomed by Zubeda (or Zubi) in the reception on arrival who is an amazing, caring and cheerful individual, always happy to help with a smile on her face! The owners are lovely too!...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The establishment is one of the oldest in the oisland with its sandy beaches.Thats what makes it special area for snookeling,diving and other beach sports.The staff are lovely and rooms are spacious enough i would recomend anyone to visit the establishment.if your from Dar es...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I particularly enjoyed the peace around the lodge. The gorgeous beach was exempt of any hawker and the mangrove is worth a walk through. On top of this, the whale sharks around the island are worth the trip to snorkel or dive along and the...More

Thank BenW2979
Response from whitiris, Direttore at Mafia Island LodgeResponded 21 July 2018

I thank you for your kind words and we are very pleased that you have been well. Zubeda thanks with her usual big smile for your words and says that it was a pleasure for her to meet you. See you soon and thanks Iris

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for 11 nights in Jan/Feb 2018 in a superior room and enjoyed every minute. We chose this hotel on the recommendation of our tour operator Dive Worldwide and we were so pleased that we did. Our room was comfortable, clean...More

Thank Helen M
Response from whitiris, Direttore generale at Mafia Island LodgeResponded 9 February 2018

Dear Helen, I am moved by your beautiful words. But I must say that you have been really sweet customers, always cheerful and willing to live this island in the right way. We all really hope to see you again in the future. A big...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Late Dec vacation to celebrate New Years. The place has a better and wide beach compared to other establishments nearby. Met a guy at the beach who organized for us to go have Picnic by the Sand-bank, swim at the blue lagoon and Snorkeling. I...More

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Description
The Mafia Island Lodge stands amidst tall palms on a sandy beach in Chole Bay, in the heart of the marine park near Utende village on South coast of Mafia. 14 superior rooms, 18 standard rooms and 2 family rooms ...More are set among the coconut palms with their own veranda overlooking the bay. They are all self-contained with air conditioning. Twin and double beds are available. Among the 34 rooms there are 2 family suites, which are made out of 2 comfortable connecting rooms with one sharing bathroom, each one with its own veranda overlooking garden and sea. They may comfortably accommodate a max of 5 guests. All our rooms have garden and sea view. Hot and cold water is available 24 hours a day. The main lodge has a relaxing atmosphere with a large open restaurant, bar and lounge area. Board games, table tennis and volleyball are also available. Other facilities include a gift shop, laundry service, excursions, snorkelling, sailing and scuba diving. The cuisine is continental with an emphasis on seafood. Snacks, sandwiches and bitings are also available. Located on our beautiful beach - the only one in Chole Bay unaffected by tide - our Beach Bar offers light lunches and early afternoon fare such as salads, sandwiches and freshly caught fish, complemented by a fully-stocked bar. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
36
Price range
US$150 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Mafia Island Hotel Mafia Island
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
36
Price range
US$150 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Mafia Island Hotel Mafia Island
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
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Traveller (165)
Pool & Beach (46)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (17)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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Helen M
21 January 2018|
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Response from giuly1005 | Property representative |
yes we have a beach towel free for our guest.
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whitiris
18 December 2016|
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Response from Joe225 | Reviewed this property |
You are right!!! I am going to change review and I'm sorry about the mistake. Thanks for letting me know! I feel very stupid.
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"Room # 27 is closest to the dining room. Our party was spread out between rooms 31, 34, and 37, and all were..."
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"Request a room with a softer mattress if very firm will be too firm"
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"More expensive rooms have accessible hot water control, and newer A/C units and fans."
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"Close to the ocean"
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