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    Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa

    Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent84%
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    • Average4%
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    “personal butler” (16 reviews)
    “the main lodge” (12 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (28 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 172 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    After our safari on the Tanzanian mainland, we decided to spend four days doing absolutely nothing on the exotic isle of Zanzibar. Living in northern Europe, I was ready for beach, sun, sand, and heat. As we had stayed at several Asilia properties on our...More

    Thank Finem50
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 days ago

    Hello, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to write us such great feedback. Thank you so much for your compliments of our team, in particular Kelvin. We are so ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed all of the beach activities, in particular the sand...More

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    We stayed at Matemwe Retreat for 6 nights after a safari. Aim for us was to have a relaxing week along the coast of Zanzibar. This we accomplished to our full satisfaction. The retreat facilities were very comfortable. The service, especially that of George our...More

    Thank HH-Dekker
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 17 May 2017

    Hello, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay with us - we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time and that you were able to do and see so many things that our beautiful island has to offer....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A beautiful retreat. We spent three days being "looked after". Everything from the game drives to the food to swimming in the pool overlooking the valley as Zebra and Elephants wondered through was such a memorable experience.

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    Thank Mandy S
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello Mandy, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a great review. We loved hosting you and we hope to welcome you back to in the future. Warmest regards from Zanzibar, The Matemwe Retreat Team

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I am frankly astounded by the few negative reviews of Matemwe Retreat on this website, they do not align at all with our experience. We are seasoned travellers who have lived on 3 continents and travel the world for both work and pleasure, so we...More

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    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such an amazing review of your time at Matemwe Retreat, I am sure that other TripAdvisor users value your very detailed feedback. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed celebrating your...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I stayed at the Matemwe retreat for 4 nights at the end of our honeymoon. It was the perfect place to unwind and relax. It was pure luxury. We had our own private villa with a plunge pool. We’ve never stayed in...More

    Thank Cheryl575
    Response from AsiliaAfrica, Manager at Matemwe Retreat, Asilia AfricaResponded 8 November 2017

    Hello Cheryl, Thank you very much for taking the time to offer us such amazing feedback of your time with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your honeymoon, we are so ecstatic that you loved the beach activities and...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • 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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    • US$770 - US$1,408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
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    • Matemwe Retreat, Asilia Africa Zanzibar Island
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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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    "We loved Leila, the last one: private, spacious: you won't want to leave your villa; with meals delivered..."
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    "Matembe lodge NURU was superb"
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    "The Retreat is definitely an upgrade with your own villa and all necessary expected amenities."
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