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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Where to start with Chole Mjini.. We stayed here for 3 nights from the 24th to the 27th of December, 4 people, my parents in their own treetop house and my brother and I in our own. Describing Chole Mjini can sometimes be easier be...More

Thank Alfred M
Reviewed 30 January 2018

What an incredible experience we had at Chole Mjini. My husband and I currently live in Dar Es Salaam and with our two children visiting we wanted to do something special for the weekend. We were picked up at the airport, the boat was waiting...More

Thank Anne Aabrekk K
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Where to start a review of Chole Mjini Lodge?! The treehouses are just as they appear in the photos - no walls and amazing views. They're quite large. Our two teenagers shared a treehouse without any complaints. There is a "loft" area above the main...More

Thank DBOK
Response from TanzaniandeVil, Owner at Chole Mjini LodgeResponded 9 January 2018

After a busy, busy, festive season your kind words are just the tonic we need. Thank you. Please come back soon.

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Chole Mjini is an authentic escape to carefree treehouse living on a small tropical island. With specially constructed treehouses, fantastic outdoor showers & doting staff, this special place is quick to win you over. We stayed 4 nights & 3 days and were able to...More

Thank laanera
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My treehouse Moja (which means #2 in Swahili) had beautiful views and a seating area built around a baobab tree. I also enjoyed the lodge grounds and ruins. The managers Dharsh and Snelly are very professional and hospitable people. The food was quite tasty, but...More

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Response from CholeMjini, Owner at Chole Mjini LodgeResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your glowing review. I'm a little confused because your review reads like a 5 star review, except of course for the sexism of one (or more) of our waiters, yet you gave us only 3 stars. I assume therefore that you downgraded...More

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Vasdoc
26 September 2016|
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Response from TanzaniandeVil | Property representative |
If you have requested an airport transfer our driver will meet you and take you across Mafia Island (15km) to our waiting boat for transfer (1km) to Chole Island. You enbark on the beach and you will get wet to about your... More
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richarda710
13 August 2016|
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Response from TanzaniandeVil | Property representative |
Dear Richard, Thanks for your enquiry. We do cater for family groups and Christmas 2017 is still wide open. Our rates are unchanged for next season. If you write to my directly I can send you our rates and also answer any... More
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"We stayed in a two story one that was absolutely brilliant. Would highly recommend"
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"We had a chance to see many treehouses, they are all unique and they all have great things about them."
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"Treehouse 4 had beautiful views, but you can sometimes hear fisherman on the beach in the morning"
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"We had treehouse 7, which had views out over the bay and a sundeck and teahouse which were great for..."
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