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Pole Pole Bungalows

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Overview
Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
Reviews (281)
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Came here to relax after climbing Kilimanjaro - it was amazing. Such excellent service, and the food!!! Amazing seafood. Great snorkelling. Swam with a whale shark. The day bed on the patio was a bonus!

Thank richard M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I would absolutely recommend this place. We had only booked for 5 or 6 nights and decided to stay for 10. With the daily tour included in the stay you always have something great to do. The staff was amazing, kind and top service oriented...More

Thank Josephine P
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We stayed here two nights and loved the amazing meals, attentive and very friendly/kind staff, peaceful environment, no TVs, and the dining room was just very special, too. You walk into lodge and all seats in the dining lodge are in the open in a...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Three things really stand out from our six nights at Pole Pole: 1. The joy of all the people that come together to make staying here such a positive experience. Everyone always has a smile and takes enormous pride in making your stay memorable. 2....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We stayed in Pole Pole for 9 days - it felt like 9 days in paradise. It is unbelievable how quickly you can calm down just because there is no noise, in particular no technical noise, just the whisper of the leaves of the trees...More

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Description
Seven bungalow suites overlook the infinite hues of blue of Chole Bay, the core of Mafia Island Marine Park. Pole Pole is an exclusive eco-resort, renowned for its great cuisine, unpretentious and laid-back ...More atmosphere, warm but discrete hospitality. Balancing luxury and respect for local culture and environment it is the perfect place to relax after a safari and the ideal base for exploring the underwater wanders of Mafia Island. With a touch of style. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$212 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pole Pole Bungalows Hotel Mafia Island
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$212 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pole Pole Bungalows Hotel Mafia Island
Location
Tanzania > Pwani Region > Mafia Island
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Traveller (244)
Pool & Beach (52)
Room & Suite (45)
Dining (21)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Nearby
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.52 km away
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.62 km away
Afro Whale Shark Safari
85 reviews
1.39 km away
Tours & Safari Mafia Island
6 reviews
.62 km away
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fifer_10
5 October 2017|
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Response from Jn T | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is snorkeling to Pole pole
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Sa q
27 December 2016|
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Response from Reto R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we get there by plane.
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"All bungalows face the sea. If you have walking difficulties, ask for rooms number 1 or 2."
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"All bungalows are the same and perfect"
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"Die Bungalows sind alle gleich schön, wer allerdings am Pool ist (Bungalow 5) hat noch ein wenig Internet..."
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"Bungalow 6 was lovely!"
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