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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Overall, everything worked in dolphin. Food was absolutely fantastic and the staff was accommodating. Slightly pushy with the tours but overall a great place to stay! I'd say definitely keep it as an option during your visit

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 February 2015

My partner works in Vilanculos, so I decided to visit for a weekend. Very friendly and welcoming. Not 5 star but homely. We were able to do our own thing. Went island hopping, packed with adventure and drama. Nonetheless we enjoyed ourselves. Made a friend in Jnr's son "Haji". Amazing young boy. Weather was perfect, water warm; unbelievable A considering...

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Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

My partner works in Vilankulos. This weekend was the only time he could get off so I booked myself a weekend off. Arriving in Vilankulos I met some amazing people. I also got to know the owners son "Haji". What a remarkable boy. Friendly, helpful and pleasant. We stayed for the weekend. Very "rustic". Took loads of pics. Sailed to...

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Berlin
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I stayed at the Dolphin's Dhow for the fourth time and wanted to comment on it earlier. Now, after having again a wonderful time, I'd like to share my impressions. I was travelling with my best friend, visiting from Spain and we stayed a week at this really nice lodge with its fantsastic view and terrace on the beach. We...

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Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Challets are very small and not good equipment. Nice view from the tarace only but beach under dirty and a lot stones. For that money you can find a lot nice places on the north part of Vilanculos. Don't use dolphin show safarii. Terrible experience!

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Juniorcassamo, Owner at Dolphin Dhow Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Actually, we have all kinds of rooms: dorms, one bed suites, and even large suites with two double beds, and the beach out front is one of the cleanest in Vilankulo. The other side of the beach gets garbage from the summer Sunday parties. The stones are natural.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Unfortunately,i am surprised regarding this review here. I have been in this lodge twice and i am really happy with their services... they are honesty and i was with my kids,my husband and my in laws... they was in mozambique for the first time....my mother in law,was very happy regarding the rooms,are clean,have everything and air ac,hot and cold water...

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5Thank Jamila S
Arcola, Italy
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I was by myself, my first time in Africa and pretty tired from the long, uncomfortable trip by bus from Maputo. This guy, Junior, took advantage of the fact and charged me 100 euro for night for a room that he define "suite" because it has the bathroom. It's a simple cottage, nothing special, with old and smelly sheets and...

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Juniorcassamo, Owner at Dolphin Dhow Accommodation, responded to this review

Good Day, We don’t know who you are, in our register we had no Italian guests staying with us in the month of July 2012, I have tried many times to respond to your review and hopefully this time it goes through… Firstly I have never charged a guest 100 euro per night, we charge 3000 Meticais (for 2 people)...

Brooklyn
Reviewed 19 August 2010

My friends and I arrived in Vilanculos and found that many places were booked so we didn't have a place to stay for the full time we were there (4 days.) On our way to dinner we passed Dolphin Dhow and rang the bell to ask if they had rooms for backpackers. We were showed several rooms and met Michael....

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Juniorcassamo, Owner at Dolphin Dhow Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Michael does not work here anymore. We are sorry for your experience.

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  • Free Parking
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We are located on a prime position right on the unspoilt Beach of Vilanculos Southern Mozambique, 700 km north of the capital, Maputo.At Dolphin Dhow you can truly admire the beauty of the Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magauruque & Bangue Islands whilst relaxing from the private deck..If you are looking to explore the Archipelago Islands, We provide the highest quality adventurous Island tours....Come join us for some fun in the sun. Here is your chance to enjoy an unforgettable Indian ocean Island experience and also venture into places where no man has ever been. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Dhow Accommodation

Address: Beach Road | Rua Do Marginal, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: $72 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The chalet we were in, the room was large; two double beds. Had airconditioning. Sparse furnishings. Could do with a TV.”
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