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Mafia Island Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Breakfast included
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Beachfront
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for 11 nights in Jan/Feb 2018 in a superior room and enjoyed every minute. We chose this hotel on the recommendation of our tour operator Dive Worldwide and we were so pleased that we did. Our room was comfortable, clean...More

Thank Helen M
Response from whitiris, Direttore generale at Mafia Island LodgeResponded 9 February 2018

Dear Helen, I am moved by your beautiful words. But I must say that you have been really sweet customers, always cheerful and willing to live this island in the right way. We all really hope to see you again in the future. A big...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Late Dec vacation to celebrate New Years. The place has a better and wide beach compared to other establishments nearby. Met a guy at the beach who organized for us to go have Picnic by the Sand-bank, swim at the blue lagoon and Snorkeling. I...More

4  Thank TaKunda R
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Mafia Island lodge was opened in 1971, I am sure when it opened it was amazing, however, today, the rooms and facilities are dilapidated. Also the service is quite poor, with too many examples to mention. If one is coming here for holiday, you have...More

3  Thank kdee2k
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The owner of the hotel, Iris met us on arrival and took us to our family room, clearly explaining the eco philosophy of the hotel including the finite generated electricity. We only had one night when the power went off briefly, apart from that, once...More

1  Thank AnneFrancesUk
Response from whitiris, Direttore generale at Mafia Island LodgeResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you very much dear Anne, and thank you for understanding the spirit of the lodge and all the staff. We sincerely hope you to get back among us, maybe in the quietest periods where the service takes on a much more personal taste. All...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

Reasonable value for what it is. Good onsite massage, and a dive centre which I'll review separately. We liked the food, both at the buffet, and the beach bar - plenty of choice, friendly service. The bar lounge is fine, but agree with other comments...More

Thank kate_rugby
Response from whitiris, Direttore generale at Mafia Island LodgeResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you very much for your nice words, I am happy that you have been well at Mafia Island Lodge. We also thank you for your valuable tips that will keep in well consideration. In this regard, we and the Diving Center are in touch...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$201 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$201 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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yes we have a beach towel free for our guest.
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You are right!!! I am going to change review and I'm sorry about the mistake. Thanks for letting me know! I feel very stupid.
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"Room # 27 is closest to the dining room. Our party was spread out between rooms 31, 34, and 37, and all were..."
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"Request a room with a softer mattress if very firm will be too firm"
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"More expensive rooms have accessible hot water control, and newer A/C units and fans."
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"Close to the ocean"
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