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    Matemwe Bandas Boutique Hotel, Zanzibar

    Matemwe Mnazi Mrefu | Closed until further notice, Matemwe Mnazi Mrefu, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good5%
    • Average3%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “high tide” (10 reviews)
    “coconut wood” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We spent 2 nights in the bandas and wished we would have stayed longer. Our stay was pretty much perfect. The only topic that is worth considering is value for money - but if you can afford it and are not someone who loves things...More

    Thank Yael B
    Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

    We stay for 8days at the end of our honeymoon, the bungalows (Bandas) are made in eco-friendly materials. Of course it is not a cement-building ,it is a bungalow with walls made of banana leafs, so I can expect to listen some natural noise sometimes,...More

    Thank Enrico M
    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    Driving through the village in Matemwe we started to wonder if we'd booked the wrong place until we drove through the gates into paradise! We were great by Naila who I'd had some correspondence with prior to our arrival (prompt replies to my questions and...More

    Thank Emma H
    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    My husband and I are living in Dar es Salaam and spent a long weekend at Bandas upon recommendation from friends. We had an amazing experience there! We arrived around 7pm on a Friday and walked straight into the enchanting songs of Ashimba, who plays...More

    Thank hca890
    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    Bandas has amazing food, brilliant service, friendly staff, lovely owners, beautiful location and 5* accommodation! There is an unbelievable attention to detail throughout. We loved staying here and hope to come back again one day! x

    Thank Joanne F
    About
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    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$290 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Matemwe
    • Also Known As
    • Matemwe Bandas Boutique Hotel, Zanzibar Zanzibar Island
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    Traveller (142)
    Room & Suite (57)
    Pool & Beach (32)
    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (92)
    Bathroom (2)
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    travellingtanzania
    6 February 2015|
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    Response from Tom H | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry. Tripadvisor does not permit me to send you our email address, but you are welcome to email me here. Many thanks, Tom
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    "Beach front Banda"
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    "All the rooms are on the beach facing the sea; every single one of them are pretty amazing."
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    "Go for the bungalows!!!!"
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    "Best rooms are those facing the beach"
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