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    Kinasi Lodge

    Kilindoni Road, Utende, Mafia Island EAT, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good26%
    • Average3%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Spa
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 121 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    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
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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

    1  Thank annX1709CK
    Response from Peter B, General Manager at Kinasi LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    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 24 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

    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    After being on safari in Rwanda, Kenya and southern Tanzania, we planned to spend four days snorkeling and beach walking before heading home. Our agent, Helen at Rhino Africa, recommended Kinasi Lodge on Mafia Island. We had previously stayed in Zanzibar and wanted a place...More

    1  Thank KCMVancouver
    Response from Peter B, General Manager at Kinasi LodgeResponded 25 July 2017

    Good day Kevin and Joan, Thank you very much for the amazing write up and review. You have completely captured your trip, the property and your experience perfectly. We are overjoyed that you had a pleasant stay with us and it was a real pleasure...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$280 - 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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    Traveller (229)
    Pool & Beach (37)
    Room & Suite (31)
    Dining (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (203)
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    258 reviews
    .36 km away
     
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    222 reviews
    .85 km away
     
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    .40 km away
     
    Nearby Attractions
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    Afro Whale Shark Safari
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    16 June 2015|
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    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
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    16 June 2015|
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    Response from Peter B | Property representative |
    hope you enjoy the safari....see you soon peter and antonella
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    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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