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    Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa

    Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa
    340 reviews
    #2 of 18 Speciality lodging in Matemwe
     
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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
    • Very good10%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
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    “plunge pool” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    340 reviews
    #2 of 18 Speciality lodging in Matemwe
     
    Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant
    345 reviews
    #1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Matemwe
     
    Melia Zanzibar
    1,533 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Kiwengwa
     
    Kilindi Zanzibar
    214 reviews
    #1 of 6 Speciality lodging in Kendwa
     
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    11 - 15 of 164 reviews

    Reviewed 20 January 2017

    They are not great marketeers on line, the private butler and massive villa was a nice surprise. Lots of privacy and perfect service, coming back from a reefwalk and then being met on the beach with a cold glass of water is just that little...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we would really love to see you back at Matemwe in the future! All the best, The Matemwe Lodge Team

    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    This place is truly a dream. Not only is the location itself incredibly beautiful but the amount of attention the staff put into our stay did not go unnoticed. Everything was taken care of without the slightest hitch thanks to our amazing butler George. George...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we are patiently waiting to see you back at Matemwe in the future! All the best, The Matemwe Lodge Team

    Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

    We are staying down the beach at a lovely spot and decided to explore both sides of the long stretches of beach. On our second beach exploration day up toward and to Matemwe Retreat by bicycle along the beach on a beautiful and hot day...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 5 January 2017

    Thank you for your feedback. We’re very sorry to hear that you feel this way. Our guests usually stay with us on an all-inclusive basis and so no money is exchanged at our bar. The secluded location of our property means we do not often...More

    Reviewed 24 December 2016

    We went to Matemwe retreat for our honeymoon and what an amazing week it was. We were treated like royalty by our butler Ndaki and John our chef. The staff is very friendly and professional. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone looking for a...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello Derik, Thank you for taking the time to put together your lovely review! We loved having the opportunity to spend your honeymoon with us and we would really love to see you back at Matemwe in the future! All the best, The Matemwe Lodge...More

    Reviewed 17 December 2016

    We stayed at one of the Matemwe Retreats private villas. It was a gorgeous property with a stunning view of the ocean. Our own personal butler, George was so wonderful. The custom prepared meals, courtesy of Chef John, were always delicious. The roof-top deck and...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we would really love to see you back at Matemwe in the future! All the best, The Matemwe Lodge Team

    Matemwe Lodge, Asilia Africa
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    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$778 - US$1,468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 4
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    • Tanzania >
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    • Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa Zanzibar Island
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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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