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    Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

    Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          Overview
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          1 - 5 of 331 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          This was my second trip to Zanzibar, I thought the first place we stayed was fine until we came here. The rooms are airy and beautiful, each one has a lovely outside area to sit and relax. The restaurant is excellent. The food is prepared...More

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          Property's Favourite Review
          Reviewed 11 December 2016

          4 nights at Villa Kiva wasn't enough....it was a slice of Heaven after our safari's...the place is so cozy, friendly, unassuming and not filled with tourists. The staff and the rooms were perfect, I appreciated the Italian sheets and towels and good pillows, and the...More

          1  Thank Melissa K
          Response from Tazio B, Direttore generale at Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

          Dear Melissa K Thank you so much for this lovely review and for your visit. It has been a pleasure having you here with us and we are happy that we were able to meet and exceed your expectation. All the team is working hard...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          matemwe is one of the nicest overall beaches and this resort is a great pick in which to experience it. the food, room and service are all excellent. in particular, ask for Tazio the manager, and he will ensure you stay the best it can...More

          Thank JiminSG
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We spent 5 days at Villa Kiva in February. It is a very relaxing resort on the beach. I was planning on proposing to my girlfriend and wanted a more private setting than the restaurant. At my request, the owners had the staff set up...More

          Thank Walter E
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I loved everything about this place. It is really a little paradise in Africa. The lovely gardens, nice rooms, good restaurant. I could not think of anything for improvement. It just was perfect! Or maybe the chairs in the dining area. Although they have a...More

          Thank servatius
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$94 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 27
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Matemwe
          • Also Known As
          • Villa Kiva Resort And Restaurant Matemwe, Zanzibar Island
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          103pepe
          Hi,what does it mean that the hotel is closed from 1 April 2017 - 31 May 2017? Is it for renovations?? I want to make a booking early in April.
          8 March 2017|
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          Response from knapsjak | Reviewed this property |
          I think it's closed because of low season
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          Jose S
          Hello, What is the best way to contact you guys in order to arrange an airport transfer on my upcoming trip next February? It would be for two people. Many thanks and regards.
          2 November 2016|
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          Response from Tazio B | Property representative |
          Dear Jose S Thanks for your interest in Villa Kiva. We are always available to answer any question or quote via mail. You can contact us at the e mail adress that you find on top of our trip advisor page. For the... More
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          CaelaR
          Are there any alternative forms of transport from the airport to Matemwe other than Dalla dallas? For example, are there private taxis?
          26 May 2015|
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          Response from VillaKiva | Property representative |
          Hi Caela In deed there are private taxis, it is probably the best way to get the transfer from and to the airport, local dalla dalla are characteristic but not very reliable. ciao
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          "Rooms close to the entrance to the resort can be a bit noisy."
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          "If you require a sea view, request it upon booking"
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          "Beach front villa, Villa #1"
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          "Choose a room with see view; you will have the view on the garden and the see. ideally the ones at 1st floor..."
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