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    Pole Pole Bungalows

    Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “day bed” (8 reviews)
    “each evening” (11 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    These guys call themselves eco luxury. And they are. I especially loved the recycled bombay sapphire bottles as water bottles with customised stoppers. No nasty plastic water bottles here, a global scourge. Glorious, kick back, barefoot luxury. And I loved that they encouraged us all...More

    1  Thank antandant R
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    We were lucky enough to spend a week at Pole Pole. I cannot think of a better place to relax and enjoy life at the beach. The setting is gorgeous. The bungalows are great and perfectly appointed. The food is superb and a wonderful blend...More

    2  Thank Mark C
    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    Our extended family spent a week at Pole Pole after being on safari for many days. It was the perfect end to a great Tanzanian adventure. Our group of 6 people took up 3 of the 7 bungalows, and they are all spacious and lovely....More

    2  Thank NSpc
    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    i hope to to visit frequently and i plan to come again i was really enjoy when i was there oh nice beach, fantastic snorkeling, i hope to come to my friend again from different countries and explain the beautiful of the Hotel and the...More

    Thank Jn T
    Reviewed 27 March 2017

    My husband and I spent 6 wonderful nights at Pole Pole. The food was amazing and the staff made us feel so welcome and special. We especially enjoyed the coffee delivered to our bungalow in the morning. Our bungalow was beautiful with a wonderful balcony....More

    1  Thank Kathy b
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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$212 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Pwani Region >
    • Mafia Island
    • Also Known As
    • Pole Pole Bungalows Hotel Mafia Island
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    Traveller (222)
    Pool & Beach (49)
    Room & Suite (41)
    Dining (22)
    Hotel & Grounds (117)
    Bathroom (3)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    4 October 2017|
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    Response from forego | Reviewed this property |
    You have to go out on the boat. They have a dive/snorkeling outfit that comes to Pole Pole each night to outline activities available for next day. The trip to the reef was about 30 minutes, but there's other trips depending... More
    Sa q
    27 December 2016|
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    Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, we travelled by a tiny plane, we were told their was a ferry but it was very slow and even the locals described it as unsafe, it's not unusual for a ferry to sink so I'd go by plane if you can!
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    "All the bungalows are facing the ocean. Bungalow #7 is larger than the others, has an extra room, a gazebo..."
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    "All have great sea views"
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    "All rooms are excellent and with the same view"
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