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    Kinasi Lodge

    Kilindoni Road, Utende, Mafia Island EAT, Tanzania
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    2018/02/13 2018/02/14
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    • Excellent66%
    • Very good26%
    • Average3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 122 reviews

    Reviewed 8 December 2017

    Location: 15 min on sealed roads from the airstrip. Within the national park, so the fee of 20 usd per night has to be paid on your way there (creditcards accepted at the nat.park office now). Bungalows spread over a failry big area. Many levels...More

    Thank abcnord
    Response from Peter B, Manager at Kinasi LodgeResponded 10 December 2017

    Good Day, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and write up. We are all very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and have given other travelers a very clear picture of what Kinasi is like. Thank you very much. We look forward...More

    Reviewed 15 November 2017

    My husband and our two friends decided to stay at Kinasi Lodge for three nights of our 6 night stay on the Island. After a camping safari we wanted to treat ourselves and stay somewhere luxurious and this did not disappoint. The rooms were amazing...More

    Thank suzannecard
    Response from Peter B, Manager at Kinasi LodgeResponded 22 November 2017

    Good Day Suzanne, Many thanks for the kind words and review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the birthday celebration and your stay were both memorable. All of the team thoroughly enjoyed your company and being part of the...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    The ups: Very good stay in a very pleasant set up. Clean and comfortable room. Amazing food and excellent snorkeling team (special thanks to Achiri and Sadiki). Good value for money (compared to other options on the island). The downs: Room a bit noisy because...More

    1  Thank WN-Ug
    Reviewed 27 October 2017

    A beautiful and well-kept lodge with kind and very service-minded staff. We stayed here a week and enjoyed this friendly place a lot. The scuba-diving and snorkeling with Ashely and his crew was absolutely wonderful with the safety first and a lot of respect and...More

    2  Thank annX1709CK
    Response from Peter B, General Manager at Kinasi LodgeResponded 30 October 2017

    Dear Ann, Many thanks for the very kind comments left for us. We are all overjoyed that you both had such a good time here with us. We certainly enjoyed your company and hosting you at Kinasi as well as sharing the beauty of Mafia...More

    Reviewed 23 September 2017

    We spent 4 nights in the Kinasi Lodge in September 2017. With a group of 5 we had 3 bungalows on the seafront. The Kinasi Lodge is truly a magnificent place. The buildings and the surroundings have been very nicely landscaped and decorated, the food...More

    Thank wimheene2015
    Response from Peter B, General Manager at Kinasi LodgeResponded 25 September 2017

    Hi Wim, Many thanks for your kind review and wonderful comments. We are all overjoyed to hear you enjoyed your time with us and the island. It was an absolute pleasure sharing our piece of paradise with you and your family as well as organising...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$277 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Pwani Region >
    • Mafia Island >
    • Utende
    • Also Known As
    • Kinasi Hotel Mafia Island
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    17 June 2015|
    Response from Peter B | Property representative |
    good morning we have a 4-night package because the flights back to dar es salaam are all unpressurised and you are in danger of an embolism if you dive the day before. so we suggest 4 nights to allow 2 full days of diving... More
    17 June 2015|
    Response from Peter B | Property representative |
    hope you enjoy the safari....see you soon peter and antonella
    Room Tips
    "Rooms placed near the reception area, saves the walk to n fro."
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    "Most rooms have a sea view and family rooms are available"
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    "Take insect repellent!"
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    "Go for the cottages above the beach."
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