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    Pole Pole Bungalows

    Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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    29 Oct. 30 Oct.
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    Pool & Beach (49)
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    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “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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    29 Oct.30 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 2 September 2015

    Really Eco Luxury Resort! Unique villas, wonderful food and SPA therapists', very beautiful and peaceful environment, good range of activities and, last but not least, excellent staff! It has been an Amazing experience with such wonderful memories…

    Thank Célia A
    Reviewed 1 September 2015

    My girlfriend and I spent two nights at Pole Pole as part of a trip including a couple of other high end places on Mafia - and this was possibly the best small hotel experience I've ever had. Indulgent romantic luxury that perfectly embraced and...More

    Thank Dave B
    Reviewed 28 August 2015

    We would like to share our experience of Pole Pole stay with you. My husband Etienne and I have been to mafia island and stayed in this wonderful place ! We had one of the most an amazing moment, our bungalow had a view overlooking...More

    Thank Daizane
    Reviewed 8 August 2015

    We started with a lovely greeting with a fresh coconut drink, and met our hosts Paola and Marina. Our Bungalow had an amazing view overlooking the bay and surrounded by palm trees. Inside there were lovely homemade touches including shower gel and shampoo in handcrafted...More

    1  Thank jackrussellmad
    Reviewed 7 July 2015

    East African hospitality at it's very best. The resort is beautiful, the rooms are perfectly comfortable and immaculately kept without being pretentious. The service is friendly and warm but professional. The guys who do their excursions (such as snorkelling) are brilliant and make you feel...More

    1  Thank GAT690
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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
    • USD 212 - USD 247 (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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    5 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!
    Room Tips
    "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 are good"
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    "All rooms are excellent and with the same view"
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