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    Pole Pole Bungalows

    Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “day bed” (8 reviews)
    “each evening” (10 reviews)
    “seafood” (16 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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    81 - 85 of 176 reviews

    Reviewed 23 October 2014

    We spent 3 nights at Pole Pole as part of our honeymoon. What a wonderful, relaxing resort. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, the accommodation was very clean and comfortable and with only 7 bungalows it was very peaceful, the perfect place to relax...More

    1  Thank monkey201085
    Reviewed 18 October 2014

    We'd rather keep it secret, but ...a shabby chic tiny resort where authenticity and community- friendly really mean something, from the biggest to the smallest with whale shark encounter and awesome seahorse experience, gorgeous food and cool beers, Anne always here to answer your questions...More

    1  Thank happyfew753
    Reviewed 2 October 2014

    We have just returned from a wonderful few days at Pole Pole, An ideal place to relax and unwind with lovely people and great food. We found the staff charming, polite, friendly and ever helpful. The rooms are spacious with a well seperate and screened...More

    1  Thank Lynne F
    Reviewed 21 September 2014

    After a few days in Ruaha and Selous, Pole Pole, by the ocean, is the ideal place to rest. From manager to housekeepers, the whole staff offers excellent service. The meals are an everyday feast with the fresh vegetables, fruits and seafood from the island....More

    2  Thank sevenseas968
    Reviewed 19 September 2014

    We've just returned from 6 very special days here after 10 days on Safari in the Northern Serengeti.What a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy excellent food and service.Nothing was too much trouble for Anne and her genuinely kind and caring staff.We felt like part...More

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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 212 - USD 248 (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
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    • 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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