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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 1 July 2018

If you are looking for somewhere to relax and completely switch off from the world, then this is definitely the perfect place! There are only 7 bungalows in total so it will never be crowded and everyone is treated as an honoured guest. The staff...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We had the most wonderful holiday at Polepole. The service is outstanding. The food was amazing - a real highlight of our stay and very unexpected for such a remote getaway. The staff are all incredibly friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Everyone went...More

Thank michellelakesa
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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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$ 212 - US$ 247 (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$ 212 - US$ 247 (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 (244)
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Room & Suite (45)
Dining (21)
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fifer_10
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Response from Jn T | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is snorkeling to Pole pole
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Response from Reto R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we get there by plane.
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"All bungalows face the sea. If you have walking difficulties, ask for rooms number 1 or 2."
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"All bungalows are the same and perfect"
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"Die Bungalows sind alle gleich schön, wer allerdings am Pool ist (Bungalow 5) hat noch ein wenig Internet..."
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"Bungalow 6 was lovely!"
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