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    Pole Pole Bungalows

    Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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    • Excellent89%
    • Very good9%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    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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    Reviewed yesterday

    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

    Thank antandant R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 28 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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    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 210 - USD 245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Pwani Region >
    • Mafia Island
    • Also Known As
    • Pole Pole Bungalows Hotel Mafia Island
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    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!
    Debbie B
    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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    "They are all private and have nice views. Super roomy with airflow and privacy."
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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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