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Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to all at Matemwe Lodge for a stunning weekend break-away. Chalets have amazing views, food was absolutely delicious and staff super friendly and helpful. Can’t wait to come back, Ross and Gina, you guys are doing a fabulous job!

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

From the moment we arrived at Matenwe Lodge, we were treated like family. We had our 2 sons (12 and 14) with us and chose this place to relax after 2 weeks on safari. I don't even know where to start describing our time here....More

Thank Nathan C
Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Lodge, Asilia AfricaResponded 29 June 2017

Hello Nathan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review - we are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your time with us. Matemwe is a really special place and as a team, we are so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were met by an excellent driver, Khamisi, who gave us a superb intro to Zanzibar history, as we made our way to the GORGEOUS Matemwe. Ross was at the door to meet us, and we felt so relaxed, warm and happy as he showed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking out over the Indian Ocean from our private Villa with plunge pool, we felt all our cares just melt away. This exotic paradise exceeded all expectations. The food was world class both in its presentation and flavour. We had the choice of private dining...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We (a family of four from the US, 2 boys ages 11 and 14) just returned from 17 days in Africa — 8 of them spent at Matemwe Lodge. Choosing a beach and lodging from the other side of the world was a daunting task,...More

Thank Molly P
Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Lodge, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 days ago

Hello Molly, What an incredible accolade for our team! Thank you for posting this superb review and for choosing to relax with us. It is indeed often rather difficult to sift through all the options so the fact that we met your high expectations is...More

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Beachfront
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stushy2016
31 July 2017|
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Response from AsiliaAfrica | Property representative |
Hello! Snorkeling from the beach is included, if you would like to snorkel with a boat it is an extra charge of 35 USD per person. Guided reef walks, guided cultural village walks, and kayaking is included at Matemwe Lodge... More
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27 February 2017|
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Response from ludo001 | Reviewed this property |
Lovely place with sun beds and parasolls all over, to choose in function of wind and Sunshine, and the view you want: on a height with sea view or on the beach. Perfect place for honeymoon: at no extra cost you get candle... More
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Response from Mandy Z | Reviewed this property |
The food is delicious. Twice a week for dinner there is a traditional Swahili buffet that includes fresh grilled fish, octopus, calamari, etc. Otherwise, dinners (and lunch) offer bread/butter, appetizer (a couple of... More
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"We would suggest a towel rail/rack for hanging towels both in the bathroom (existing one is too small) but..."
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"Ask for a room nearer the facilities. Some of the rooms are some way a way from the restaurant and pools."
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"Ask for a room near the lobby so not such a far walk. Rooms are spread out."
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"All room face the beautiful Indian Ocean. All delightful! Loved it."
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