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    Pole Pole Bungalows

    Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “day bed” (8 reviews)
    “each evening” (11 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    16 - 20 of 181 reviews

    Reviewed 27 March 2017

    You will never regret coming to Pole Pole. The location is amazing. The staff takes so good care of you that you never want to leave. I can warmly recommend Pole Pole to anyone who wants a truly relaxing vacation. Go swim with the whale...More

    Thank Lenepene55
    Reviewed 15 March 2017

    We came to Pole Pole with my bf for a week. This is an absolute paradise on earth. Beautiful gardens, very lovely lodges and romantic views over the ocean. The staff treats all guests like kings and queen and you can really switch off at...More

    Thank Ester S
    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    I stayed 4 nights at this hotel while on a diving trip in Mafia Island. The rooms are comfortable and well equipped, the property is beautifully landscaped, the staff are friendly and well trained, and the food is really top notch. The food was particularly...More

    Thank Ftarzi
    Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

    We came to Mafia Island to dive and get away from "it all" and left feeling as though we received so much more. We did! Pole Pole's natural beauty is intoxicating. The service is outstanding. The food is delicious, creative and so fresh. The management...More

    Thank Tia M
    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    The place is probably the best on Mafia Island. The staff are super nice and helpful. It is just not for everyone. The rooms have mosquito nets, but have holes in them. Even though they spray insecticide every evening, you still have mosquitos. One night...More

    4  Thank Natasha S
    Response from PolePoleMafiaIsland, Guest Relations Manager at Pole Pole BungalowsResponded 22 March 2017

    We would like to thank Natasha for her kind words regarding our staff and for crediting us as probably “the best place on Mafia Island”. We were sorry to discover that Mafia was not the right destination for Natasha. Unfortunately we don’t all share the...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
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    • 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
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    • Price range
    • US$212 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    fifer_10
    4 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
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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!
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    "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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