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Whale Shark Lodge

Kilindoni Village, Mafia Island, Tanzania
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09/07/2017 10/07/2017
1 room
  • 1 room
    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
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        Overview
        • Excellent40%
        • Very good18%
        • Average15%
        • Poor6%
        • Terrible21%
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        Meremeta Lodge
        129 reviews
        #1 of 6 Speciality lodging in Mafia Island
         
        Mafia Beach Bungalows
        51 reviews
        #2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Mafia Island
         
        Mafia Island Lodge
        207 reviews
        #3 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
         
        Kinasi Lodge
        158 reviews
        #4 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
         
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        Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

        For the sweet love of god never stay here. My boyfriend and I arrived in the late afternoon to very unhelpful staff who could speak no English. After a quick look at the room and a set price of $25 total, we mistakenly decided to...More

        1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
        Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

        Whilst interning on a whale shark conservation programme we primarily stayed a Magemani research camp, however we stayed at Whale Shark lodge for 5 nights during our time. The lodge has spectacular views which you cannot fault, however it is a shame about the poor...More

        1  Thank Anna B
        Reviewed 18 October 2016

        Whale shark was a great place to stay. It was clean, good food- fresh fish from local market and cold beers, fabulous views. Carlos was very welcoming! We were sad to leave! Reasonable price for what you get, definitely recommend.

        Thank Charlie731
        Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

        We stayed at one of the bungalows for over a week and enjoyed the last days of our journey with the most remarkable sunsets. The owner Carlos is very helpful and goes to the market himself to buy fresh goods for whatever his guests ordered...More

        Thank Brinali
        Reviewed 13 November 2015

        A really nice, peaceful place to stay. Big clean bungalows, super friendly management, lovely views of the ocean, a nice beach to swim, monkeys playing in the trees, reasonably priced food, close to the village but very peaceful, all in all, a great place to...More

        2  Thank fuentedefelicidad
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        207 reviews
        #3 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
         
        Kinasi Lodge
        158 reviews
        #4 of 4 hotels in Mafia Island
         
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        • Pwani Region >
        • Mafia Island
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        "Mosquito repelent a must."
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        "Check it out, but just next door looks a great place, and easy to find (run by a pastor)."
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        "Try to get rooms as close to the cliff as you can, to get some breeze. Bring plenty of bug spray."
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        "Only 2 bandas have ensuite shower , but the communal facilities are clean and good and non ensuite is quite a..."
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