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    Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa

    Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
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    • Average5%
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    • Terrible2%
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    “personal butler” (16 reviews)
    “the main lodge” (11 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (25 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 167 reviews

    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    The Retreat is the ultimate luxury experience! The villa is spacious and has everything you need, not to mention perfect views and a rooftop pool! We were looked after with utmost care by the Matemwe team, while every detail of our trip was meticulously planned...More

    Thank Jacques O
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 16 May 2017

    Hello Jaques, Thank you for your lovely review - we are so happy to hear you enjoyed spending your honeymoon with us and really do hope to welcome you back to Matemwe in the future! Warm wishes from Zanzibar, The Matemwe Retreat Team

    Reviewed 24 January 2017

    OUR PERFECT HONEYMOON!!! After 5 days of Safari we decided to relax at this magnificent place for 5 nights. All the team is wonderful, they make you feel comfortable and respect your privacy hundred percent. There were many surprises during our honeymoon that I will...More

    Thank lolygaitan
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to put together your lovely review! We loved having the opportunity to spend your honeymoon with us and we would really love to see you back at Matemwe in the future! All the best, The Matemwe Lodge Team

    Reviewed 20 January 2017

    We spent four nights at the Matemwe Retreat. But we could have easily spent four YEARS there. What a luxurious getaway. Our two-story villa was gorgeous. We were so content sunbathing by our private plunge pool, enjoying the tropical breezes and lounging on the daybed...More

    Thank newyorker1976
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to put together such a detailed and lovely review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we would really love to see you back at Matemwe in the future!...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    They are not great marketeers on line, the private butler and massive villa was a nice surprise. Lots of privacy and perfect service, coming back from a reefwalk and then being met on the beach with a cold glass of water is just that little...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we would really love to see you back at Matemwe in the future! All the best, The Matemwe Lodge Team

    Reviewed 15 January 2017

    This place is truly a dream. Not only is the location itself incredibly beautiful but the amount of attention the staff put into our stay did not go unnoticed. Everything was taken care of without the slightest hitch thanks to our amazing butler George. George...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 February 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we are patiently waiting to see you back at Matemwe in the future! All the best, The Matemwe Lodge Team

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    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$776 - US$1,456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    Response from newyorker1976 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! There are two connecting properties -- the Matemwe Retreat (private villas) and the Matemwe Lodge. If you're in the former, you have your own private plunge pool on your second floor roof deck. It's spectacular. If... More
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