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    Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa

    Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
    • Very good10%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
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    “plunge pool” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    21 - 25 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 18 August 2016

    Great staff, spoilt with attention and delicious sea food. Lovely beach and snorkelling trip. We were so well looked after. Out on the boat our skipper had towels, snacks and water which no other boat had.

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 27 October 2016

    Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review - we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We would love to have you back! Regards, the Matemwe Team

    Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

    The Retreat "huts" (there are four) are absolutely delightful in terms of accommodations. Multi-room, two-story individual buildings come with their own butler who serve your meals in your hut (outside but sheltered). Meant for two people on honeymoon or an anniversary. In my case, a...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 27 October 2016

    Hello, Thank you so much for your review - we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for raising your concerns, we are glad that most of your concerns were sorted out after letting us know. We also appreciate the notes...More

    Reviewed 28 July 2016

    From the moment we arrived till the time we left we were treated like royalty. Starting from the drive through Matemwe village gives you a chance to start the holiday with this great experience to see how the local people are living. We been welcomed...More

    Thank Reda S
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 27 October 2016

    Hi Reda, Thank you so much for your amazing review - we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and we are so glad that you loved everything about you stay, it really means a lot to us! Hope to see you back...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2016

    My husband & I celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary in late June & unlike normal couples, we decided to climb Kilimanjaro (we summited successfully!) in early July for our anniversary. As incentive to successfully summit, we also decided to treat ourselves to a 4...More

    1  Thank TX_Longhorn99
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 27 October 2016

    Hello, Wow - what a great review, thank you so much! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate all the positive comments. We hope to see you again in the future! Regards, the Matemwe Team

    Reviewed 5 July 2016

    This was my second stay at Matemwe. The first time I stayed at the Lodge in one of the chalets. It met all of my expectations. This time around I wanted to stay at the Retreat in one of the villas. The luxury of the...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 27 October 2016

    Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us for your second visit and would love to see you again in the future. Regards, the Matemwe Team

    Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 780 - US$ 1,467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
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    • Matemwe
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    Response from newyorker1976 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! There are two connecting properties -- the Matemwe Retreat (private villas) and the Matemwe Lodge. If you're in the former, you have your own private plunge pool on your second floor roof deck. It's spectacular. If... More
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    "Matembe lodge NURU was superb"
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    "The Retreat is definitely an upgrade with your own villa and all necessary expected amenities."
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    "A/C works great we used it for sleeping only!"
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    "All villas seem similar to me."
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