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Whale Shark Lodge

Kilindoni Village, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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30/7/2017 31/7/2017
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
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Mafia Island Lodge
209 reviews
#3 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
 
Mafia Beach Bungalows
51 reviews
#2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Mafia Island
 
Meremeta Lodge
132 reviews
#1 of 9 Speciality lodging in Mafia Island
 
Kinasi Lodge
159 reviews
#4 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
 
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

For the sweet love of god never stay here. My boyfriend and I arrived in the late afternoon to very unhelpful staff who could speak no English. After a quick look at the room and a set price of $25 total, we mistakenly decided to...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Whilst interning on a whale shark conservation programme we primarily stayed a Magemani research camp, however we stayed at Whale Shark lodge for 5 nights during our time. The lodge has spectacular views which you cannot fault, however it is a shame about the poor...More

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Whale shark was a great place to stay. It was clean, good food- fresh fish from local market and cold beers, fabulous views. Carlos was very welcoming! We were sad to leave! Reasonable price for what you get, definitely recommend.

Thank Charlie731
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at one of the bungalows for over a week and enjoyed the last days of our journey with the most remarkable sunsets. The owner Carlos is very helpful and goes to the market himself to buy fresh goods for whatever his guests ordered...More

Thank Brinali
Reviewed 13 November 2015

A really nice, peaceful place to stay. Big clean bungalows, super friendly management, lovely views of the ocean, a nice beach to swim, monkeys playing in the trees, reasonably priced food, close to the village but very peaceful, all in all, a great place to...More

2  Thank fuentedefelicidad
Mafia Island Lodge
209 reviews
#3 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
 
Mafia Beach Bungalows
51 reviews
#2 of 9 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Mafia Island
 
Meremeta Lodge
132 reviews
#1 of 9 Speciality lodging in Mafia Island
 
Kinasi Lodge
159 reviews
#4 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
 
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  • US$ 24 - US$ 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 22
  • Location
  • Tanzania >
  • Pwani Region >
  • Mafia Island
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"Mosquito repelent a must."
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"Check it out, but just next door looks a great place, and easy to find (run by a pastor)."
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"Try to get rooms as close to the cliff as you can, to get some breeze. Bring plenty of bug spray."
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"Only 2 bandas have ensuite shower , but the communal facilities are clean and good and non ensuite is quite a..."
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