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    Kinasi Lodge

    Kilindoni Road, Utende, Mafia Island EAT, Tanzania
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (229)
    Pool & Beach (37)
    Room & Suite (31)
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good25%
    • Average3%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “mafia island” (27 reviews)
    “fish” (13 reviews)
    “dive master” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviews (162)
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    1 - 5 of 118 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    This is only a review for the spa. I have been booking the special package for me and my wife at the spa" THE PHARAOH’S BATH ". The water of the bath was cold so we didn't used it at all. It was only one...More

    1  Thank Sylvain b
    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    Kinasi Lodge is a very good resort, perfectly located at Mafia Island. The food is excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful . It has its own diving/watersport center, and when the tide is low they offer free Boat tours for those who still...More

    Thank jcH9022NO
    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    Devoted and professional staff, well-kept, lovely property, terrific food. World-class SCUBA diving. Great care taken to respect environment. Spa with Thai massage is excellent. Local cultural and ornithological tours. Opportunity to swim with whale sharks. I would heartily recommend this property: well worth the detour.

    1  Thank BrunoC734
    Response from Peter B, Owner at Kinasi LodgeResponded 16 February 2017

    Thank you for your kind words and we appreciate that you enjoyed our hospitality and all that Mafia has to offer. kind regards peter byrne

    Mafia Island Lodge
    214 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
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    256 reviews
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    122 reviews
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    118 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
    • 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
    • Price range
    • US$287 - US$367 (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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    Lazy Lagoon
    122 reviews
    189.28 km away
    Pole Pole Bungalows
    256 reviews
    .36 km away
    Mafia Island Lodge
    214 reviews
    .85 km away
    Shamba Kilole Eco Lodge
    118 reviews
    .40 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Yange Yange Safari
    7 reviews
    .81 km away
    Mafia Island Diving
    228 reviews
    .84 km away
    Big Blu Mafia Island Dive Centre
    184 reviews
    .88 km away
    Afro Whale Shark Safari
    59 reviews
    1.74 km away
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    Questions & Answers
    16 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
    16 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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