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    Pole Pole Bungalows

    Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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          Traveller (206)
          Pool & Beach (40)
          Room & Suite (40)
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          Overview
          • Excellent88%
          • Very good9%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “day bed” (8 reviews)
          “each evening” (10 reviews)
          “paola” (14 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Laundry Service
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Mafia Island Lodge
          207 reviews
          #3 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
           
          Kinasi Lodge
          157 reviews
          #4 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
           
          Butiama Beach
          219 reviews
          #1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Mafia Island
           
          Meremeta Lodge
          129 reviews
          #1 of 6 Speciality lodging in Mafia Island
           
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          81 - 85 of 239 reviews

          Reviewed 25 August 2014

          We stayed 6 days there to go diving after safaris in Serengeti and Ruaha. An off track little lodge for wildlife lovers. Wonderful food and excellent service in this very remote island off the Tanzanian cost. Very few tourists and well appointed diving club nearby,...More

          1  Thank Spicytravellers
          Reviewed 4 August 2014

          We stayed here for 3 days in July 2014 following safaris in Selous and Ruhua. Couldn't recommend it highly enough - rooms/bungalows superb, food wonderful, staff exceptionally helpful and considerate. Perfect place to wind down and go on snorkelling etc excursions

          2  Thank PetenViv2014
          Reviewed 4 August 2014

          We have just returned from 7 days at this very special place - so nice to find a unique paradise with a responsible attitude towards tourism on the local community. As well as this pole pole staff went out of their way to cater for...More

          1  Thank AndreaSaffronWalden
          Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

          Stayed at this small but perfect Lodge for six nights after ten days in Rwanda. Perfect place to end the trip. Just relaxing at the beach and Diving at Mafia diving each day. They have a wonderful deal with Mafia diving centre just five min...More

          Thank NilsOle
          Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

          A great little place with only 7 bungalows tucked away in the Marine National Park. Great place to stay if you want to go diving! The lunch packs from this place are probably the best ones I ever had, and it's a lot of food....More

          Thank Whitewaterluksus
          Mafia Island Lodge
          207 reviews
          #3 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
           
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          157 reviews
          #4 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
           
          Butiama Beach
          219 reviews
          #1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Mafia Island
           
          Meremeta Lodge
          129 reviews
          #1 of 6 Speciality lodging in Mafia Island
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • 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
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          • Price range
          • US$201 - US$235 (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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          Dining (20)
          Hotel & Grounds (113)
          Bathroom (3)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
          Nearby
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          .36 km away
           
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          .56 km away
           
          Nearby Attractions
          Mafia Island Diving
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          58 reviews
          1.38 km away
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          Sa q
          How to get to mafia by ferry??and where to take one from the mainland?? Thanks in advance! Cheers& Peace
          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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          Debbie B
          Hello, would anyone be able to confirm if Pole Pole have WiFi, it says on their site there is WiFi but I have read a review that states no WiFi is available, I'm only concerned due to a work commitment that has fallen on the dates we are at Pole Pole, thank you
          31 October 2016|
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          Debbie B
          Hello, would anyone be able to confirm if Pole Pole have WiFi, it says on their site there is WiFi but I have read a review that states no WiFi is available, I'm only concerned due to a work commitment that has fallen on the dates we are at Pole Pole, thank you
          31 October 2016|
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          Response from Reto R | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, the time we were there, there was WIFI available but only around the reception area. No WIFI in the rooms. Cheers, enjoy your vacation.
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          "Bungalows 6 & 7 are family rooms [2 bedrooms] so more spacious and private at the end of the row of..."
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          "All rooms are good"
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          "2-roomed bungalows have less good views and the second bedroom is not great."
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          "all rooms are in a good position."
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