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    Mafia Island Lodge

    Utende, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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    • Excellent33%
    • Very good39%
    • Average19%
    • Poor7%
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    Breakfast included
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    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Multilingual Staff
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 122 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

    3  Thank TaKunda R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Mafia Island lodge was opened in 1971, I am sure when it opened it was amazing, however, today, the rooms and facilities are dilapidated. Also the service is quite poor, with too many examples to mention. If one is coming here for holiday, you have...More

    2  Thank kdee2k
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The owner of the hotel, Iris met us on arrival and took us to our family room, clearly explaining the eco philosophy of the hotel including the finite generated electricity. We only had one night when the power went off briefly, apart from that, once...More

    Thank AnneFrancesUk
    Response from whitiris, Direttore generale at Mafia Island LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you very much dear Anne, and thank you for understanding the spirit of the lodge and all the staff. We sincerely hope you to get back among us, maybe in the quietest periods where the service takes on a much more personal taste. All...More

    Reviewed 29 November 2017

    Reasonable value for what it is. Good onsite massage, and a dive centre which I'll review separately. We liked the food, both at the buffet, and the beach bar - plenty of choice, friendly service. The bar lounge is fine, but agree with other comments...More

    Thank kate_rugby
    Response from whitiris, Direttore generale at Mafia Island LodgeResponded 30 November 2017

    Thank you very much for your nice words, I am happy that you have been well at Mafia Island Lodge. We also thank you for your valuable tips that will keep in well consideration. In this regard, we and the Diving Center are in touch...More

    Reviewed 22 November 2017

    I cannot really understand why people are raving about this place. It badly needs money spent on it, particularly in the rooms. We had upgraded the room, but it was still small with ancient furniture and a dark and dingy shower room. There was not...More

    1  Thank coralshore
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 200 - US$ 204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Pwani Region >
    • Mafia Island
    • Also Known As
    • Mafia Island Hotel Mafia Island
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    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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