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Reef Hotel

Nyali beach | off Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa 82234-8010, Kenya
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  • Nyali Beach
    0.2 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 15 September 2016
Rooms not updated but cosy
Booked through booking.com but it seemed the hotel did not... more
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Valencian Country, Spain
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Booked through booking.com but it seemed the hotel did not receive bookings through the website although it was listed there. But we fortunately got two rooms as planned, but I would check in advance although it seems hard to reach them through telephone. The rooms have obviously not been that much updated since the opening of the hotel in the...

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Eldoret, Kenya
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We enjoyed our stay at reef.your staff are down to earth. We desired more days but our journey was long ... We were headed to Malindi. We will always refer your hotel to out friends and family. God bl

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tenga, General Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Those of us who work in the Hotel business do so as we are passionate about hospitality and its such a pleasure to receive your comments , and motivating. Thank you and hope we can host you again son.

Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cocktails were awesome- has all the traditional cocktails and then a lot of unique delicious ones that you would find at a fancy cocktail bar in the States! It is right on the beach so it is perfect for sundowners! also lots of TVs to watch whatever you want!

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I keep going back to this friendly hotel. The rooms are very good and the food is delicious. The location is perfect for a beach holiday and for getting to know the city and its wonderfull people!!!!!

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had asked to picked at the airport,none of that happened and no apology was given,poor communication btwn staffs as no one knew our booking ref number,Joshua is terrible.Good service at Moonshine only

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joe e, Front Office Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, I must first apologise for the discomfort caused as result of missing airport transfer on your arrival date. I take full blame on the same since I was the one arranging for it and it did not work out as planned and for that I'm truly sorry. We have learned our lesson as result and we have taken...

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visited there for business and their bathroom was a mess! Sinks were rusty, towels looked like rugs and I ended up never using them. The ground floor rooms weren't appealing and even asked to be changed room the following day. The compound was clean, the pool too, beautiful beach.. But something has to be done about the room service. It's...

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tenga, General Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Some positive and some negative. I notice that this review is made almost 1 year after your stay in september 2015, and this has just been posted in August 2016. Since then the hotel has continued to have a very significant renovation to the rooms and you can be assured of a fine bedrooms and...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We visited the reef hotel primarily for the associated kitesurfing centre, the Reef Kiteboarding Centre which is located in a small stone building at the left foot of the hotel. Kitesurfers can make use of the fine hotel toilet facilities and there is a lovely beachfront bara s well where evening parties happen.

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Trier, Germany
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to be. Nice service and the live band at night plus the disco was just so lovely. We met Friendly people too. We felt like that was the place to be. We felt so bad when we had to go back home to Germany. All was just so beautiful. We loved the food that was just so original...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The rooms are a mess.bathrooms n And Interior have rust all over and housekeeping team need to Check first if guest have Check out first before opening the door for cleaning.though the buffets for breakfast n dinner are amazing.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This place is located in a nice neighborhood. You get to drink very good wines and the staff are very welcoming, professional. I love the place and their delicious samoussa with an incredible coconut dip. A must do in Mombassa

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tenga, General Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Sugi for your kind comments. Indeed our samousssa and coconut dip is a favorite for many guests, and a home made recipe, famous in Mombasa.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Reef Hotel Mombasa is a friendly, relaxed Hotel, professionally managed since 40 years by the same family to serve a mix of international and resident guests. The hotel offers a combination of resort facilities for beach holidays, as well as business services including conference rooms and corporate business facilities. The Reef Hotel Mombasa is conveniently situated on the white sandy beaches of Nyali overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean. We are adjacent to the very best shopping areas, clubs, restaurants and golf courts and only 7 kilometres north of Mombasa city centre. The original Reef Hotel Mombasa was built in 1972. The hotel just had a significant renovation and has re-opened with new designed rooms and public areas. Reef Hotel rooms are air-conditioned, each with its own bathroom, balcony, telephone extension and TV. Buffets are the traditional way we serve meals with a international mix of cuisine. Enjoy our romantic candle-lit dinners on theme nights (African, Chinese, Lebanese, Indian, International, etc) and regular barbeques. A choice of 3 restaurants and 4 bars, and water sports directly on the beach assure you that the Reef Hotel Mombasa is ready for your holiday. With regular entertainment by our resident live band and disco, 3 fantastic swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, relaxed sun-bathing and elegant evenings; yours will be a very special holiday in Reef Hotel Mombasa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reef Hotel

Address: Nyali beach | off Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa 82234-8010, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Price Range: $110 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Reef Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 146
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Also Known As:
Reef Hotel Mombasa
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Mombasa
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“All rooms have an amaizing ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles pyramidm2017, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Apartments side are loud and near opposite the main road”
 of 5 bubbles julieawino, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose this hotel the rooms are in need of renovation.”
 of 5 bubbles allantheoutwardbound, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the swimmingpool + lunch deal if you are with kids for 1500Khs.”
 of 5 bubbles 937abdulq, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over looking the sea are serene. Rooms are not modern but they are nice and clean.”
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