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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I stayed in Lotus Hotel with two of my friends for three days in March 2014. We had a horrible experience there. At the reception we booked a trip to the Tsavo National Park for one day. It costed 150 US Dollar (which is quite expensive because there was no food included but since the park entrance fee for an...

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4Thank smartie312
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Not bad at Ksh. 4,000 a night for a single room. It's located near Fort Jesus, and each room has an a/c unit. The staff members were very friendly and helpful, but their poached eggs was poor! Their breakfast was actually quite limited, but sufficed for the day. They close the front doors at some point in the night, but...

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Thank Hongky_S
Ireland
Reviewed 14 December 2013

I have recently returned from a three week business trip to Mombasa . While I worked in Likoni , I wanted to stay on Mombasa island and chose The Lotus Hotel , primarily based on Tripadvisor recommendations . I was delighted with my choice . The hotel was very centrally located in the Financial district but , being down a...

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Thank McDaidIreland
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2013

After my disappointing stay at the Royal Court Hotel I was very glad to find this place. Much cheaper, staff are friendly. The food is good and the rooms are clean and comfortable. Free wifi is also a good touch. I had a problem with the shower when I arrived but I told the receptionist and it was fixed immediately....

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Thank Emptysea
Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Lotus is an old Mombasa landmark and remains a solid bet. Good value, well built, the AC and hot water always work. The staff are friendly and efficient. It's in a remarkably quiet corner considering the proximity to the city centre, making it perfect for a business trip as everything's on the doorstep. They don't have indoor parking but there's...

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Thank Africahand
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in mid-Feb 2013. We found it to be good value, and a great location for seeing Fort Jesus, Old Town, plus several banking errands that we had to run as well. So easy to get around by tuk-tuk. The air conditioning worked very well, and the bed was comfortable. We recommend...

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Thank MABD
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2013

my family and i stayed at the Lotus Hotel in Mombasa town for 8 nights in December 2012. The staff were friendly and all the rooms had air conditioning but the state of their bathrooms was not up to date. the bathtubs were rusty and their towels were not very clean. would like to suggest that they use shower gel...

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1Thank going2kenya
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2012

My friend and I arrived at this hotel in the morning, from the night train to Mombasa from Nairobi. It wasn't easy to find, but once found it was easy to access all the other areas of Mombasa. When we checked in, the receptionist let us stay in the room straight away, which was lovely, however, it was only a...

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2Thank David J
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Situated on a quiet side road away from the noise of the traffic, check-in was hassle free and stress free. Once in the room, everything was found to be meticulously clean. The bathroom actually did have a bath as well as a shower and the hot water supply was constant. My main overall criticism would be the lack of a...

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Thank Supeter
Nairobi
Reviewed 7 October 2012

I have stayed there at least three times in the past three years. The hotel is not far from town and you can get there by tuk tuk for sh100. The lane is amazingly quiet. I like the covered verandah facing the quiet lane where you can sip your drink as you while away the evening. It IS a budget...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lotus Hotel

Address: Cathedral Lane, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Price Range: $73 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“If you are tall ask for a room with a bigger bed.”
geoffreys31, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“carry your own shower gel, double rooms are large and spacious, carry your laptop they provide free Wi-Fi”
going2kenya, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Insist on a room with good AC coz Mombasa town is very hot and humid.”
RoseleenM, 7 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Get the remote for your air conditioner so you can control it at night, otherwise you have to go to reception every time you want to change the temperature.”
KellyB32, 25 Jun 2012 | Read review
“The Castle Royal Hotel on Moi Ave. is great place to stay,great security,servicve,rooms are top rate and the rooms are cleaned twice daily.”
claudef_11, 13 Aug 2011 | Read review
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