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Mafia Island Lodge

11.4 km from Mafia Island centre
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Utende, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    First of all i would like to say that Mafia Island is heaven on earth, with an amazing underwater world. I was hoping that the Lodge would have been complimenting the environment but the managers seem to try so hard to be luxurious that they...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Mafia Island Resort for 4 nights following a safari. This was the perfect end to our trip. This resort is located inside the Marine Park with an on-site (privately owned) dive shop that is one of the best dive shops we...More

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    Response from whitiris, Direttore generale at Mafia Island Lodge

    Thanks for your review, and I am very happy to read that everything, even in Dar Es Salaam, with our good service Longe from airline has gone smoothly. It 'was very easy and pleasant to follow you in your necessities because the mutual communication has...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    We came to dive at Mafia Island Dive center and decided to stay at Mafia Island Lodge, due to it's close proximity. I had hoped for a modest, dive-centric lodge with clean accommodations and simple, good food. Unfortunately, I was disappointed at the reality. The...More

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    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    We chose to stay at Mafia Island Lodge due to the location of the Mafia Diving Center on-site (which is an excellent Padi 5 dive center). The beach is beautiful, there was a great onshore breeze, and the staff were very friendly and kind. The...More

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    Response from whitiris, Direttore at Mafia Island Lodge

    I could react to what you wrote, writing a long list of events that occurred during your stay at the Lodge and caused by you and by the lack of communication skills and humility, but I will avoid doing it, and I'll give you this...More

    Reviewed 1 February 2017

    We very much enjoyed our four night stay at this resort. There are few choices in remote Mafia island, and the Italian owned and managed Lodge suited us fine. While the property is showing its age in places, the friendliness of the staff, location, bar,...More

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    Response from whitiris, Direttore at Mafia Island Lodge

    Thank you so much for your kind words and for having enjoyed Mafia Lodge. We hope that the future will bring you back here again. Best regards Iris

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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast included
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    whitiris
    Sorry but your review is in the wrong lodge. MAFIA ISLAND LODGE has diving center inside in the property, is Butiama Beach that has diving center at 20/30 minutes
    18 December 2016|
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    Response from Joe225 | Reviewed this property |
    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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    tamryntaylor
    Hi there, is it possible to hire kayaks for the day if you are not a guest at the lodge? IF so how much is the daily rate? Thanks
    23 November 2015|
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    66filippo66
    Hallo. My name is Filippo And I have a question: Do you have internet? Thank you Filippo
    25 January 2015|
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    Response from MafiaLodge | Property representative |
    Hi! Thank you for contacting us! We will have a router very soon! It will be available to guests in the coming days. Otherwise the guests can use his own laptop at the dive centre where wi-fi is available for 5USD per day.
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    "Request a room with a softer mattress if very firm will be too firm"
    LisaW781792, 1 month agoRead review
    "More expensive rooms have accessible hot water control, and newer A/C units and fans."
    Wknott, 1 month agoRead review
    "Close to the ocean"
    Егор Г, 2 months agoRead review
    "If I'm ever back in Mafia island I will be staying here."
    ianmilne667, 4 months agoRead review
    "It is worth it to pay the small surcharge for the "supperior" room."
    bikeoholic, over a year agoRead review
    "All the rooms are nice and similarly outfitted."
    AnnieQ0729, over a year agoRead review
    "brilliant scuba diving from here - dive centre was perfect"
    xanthophloea, over a year agoRead review
    "Choose another hotel"
    allaboutholidaysUK, over a year agoRead review
    "All rooms are good and have access to the beach."
    Molly S, over a year agoRead review
    "Try to get a room at the left wing"
    DHXStockholm, over a year agoRead review
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