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Chole Foxes Lodge

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Mafia Island, Tanzania
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“solar panels”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is our second stay here, first time was in 2013. It's still as good as we remember, almost nothing has changed. The rooms (only 2 at present) are simple and small but everything works. The food is delicious and the staff friendly and attentive....More

Thank DavidBy
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stayed four days in Chole Foxes Lodge in the end of December. This was our second time in Mafia island. Everything in the lodge worked very well and we enjoyed our stay there a lot. The locally owned lodge is located on the south...More

1  Thank Hanna_Harmaalokki
Reviewed 16 December 2016

If you prefer to avoid the crowds and noisy cities, and don't require a five-star hotel, consider Chole Foxes. You might be the only tourists on this small island that has no motor vehicles, and limited solar power, but you won't lack for great food...More

Thank TVan2014
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Dr Mudy and his lovely wife are rebuilding the business, a small collection of bungalows looking out over the sea to Mafia. It is a great place to enjoy simplicity, peace, beautiful night skies and a very unspoiled Tanzanian village. The food is local (highly...More

1  Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 26 January 2015

My one week stay at Chole Foxes Lodge was awesome! It felt like home from the first second. The island is very quiet, the people welcoming and friendly. Be aware that there is only limited solar power, the accommodation is basic but clean and cosy....More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$69 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$69 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
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Dining (9)
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"there's only two rooms directly by the sea :)"
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"no AC and no fans - so take a room that is behind a tree - at least the breeze keeps the rooms cool enough to..."
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"The little cottage is really sweet but very hot at night. You'll get a better night's sleep in the..."
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"All rooms from the beach front always good view but its large and spacious"
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