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Baobab Sea Lodge

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Machakos, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the ambience is just heavenly and the staff were really friendly but food and pool charges are exhorbitant,no value for money especially on the food..the prices should be adjusted according to the season!!washrooms are pathetic with no running water..

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here this week. The experience right from the gate was a shocker. They've recently introduced an admission fee of Ksh.1,000 per person. The guard at the gate obviously hadn't been trained on this new rule and his customer service was terrible. When we got in the place was pretty much dead. I ordered their seafood basket (can't remember...

1Thank Terry M
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We have been here for a meal but this time we stayed 2 nights but it was a shame the hotel was nearly empty as I think the standards were down a little,I had no tea and kettle in my room till I'd asked twice and they did have a lot of mosquitoes but that may have been the time...

1Thank PerthJill
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I spent a full week in the Baobab Sea Lodge hotel in Kilifi in December (just before Christmas). I must say this place has the most attentive, cordial staff I've met in a hotel in a long time. The food is great, the pool is beautiful, the location with direct access to the Indian Ocean is perfect. I felt super...

Thank Christoph P
Madahotels_11, General Manager at Baobab Sea Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am happy you enjoyed your stay at Baobab. As usual we always welcome you back at the Lodge to enjoy for an even better service. Thank you once again.

Eislingen, Germany
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We were pretty much alone for most of our holidays here, so it felt like we owned the place :-). Still the nice staff was there for us the whole time and made our stay perfectly beautiful. Food was great, as well as the massages, the pool and of course the ocean. We had problems with sea weed for some...

Thank SebastianHafner
Madahotels_11, Manager at Baobab Sea Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Sebastian I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to experience the lifestyle in Kilifi. I am happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back again for an even better service from us.

Reviewed 22 June 2015

I happened to attend a seminar in this peaceful and green hotel. I have to come back to stay on a personal level I really loved the privacy that is here. The conference hall is unrivaled amongst the major hotels in Kilifi as it is very spacious with a very fast internet connection.The waiters attending to us at the hall...

Thank Kitsao M
Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Off the busy malindi road to the quite ocean the baobab sea logde of theada group of hotels is ideal for both holiday and business tripd.services are customised to individual needs.view the beatiful rising sun amidst the palm branches against the background of the ocean.its amazing to be here.the hotel does not have wifi and connectivity to local networks at...

Thank angie384
BslAdmin, Manager at Baobab Sea Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Angie, Thank you for your positive review. We do have Wi-Fi and maybe it could have been that your phone did not pick up our ID. We promise to serve you even much more better on your next visit and ensure that you enjoy fast connectivity to the internet. Regards, Manager.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 15 January 2014

We stayed here between Christmas and New Year and it was OK but really nothing special. Breakfast was especially disappointing and having looked at the menu for the evening meal, we went out to eat. Hardly any service around the pool and unlike the beaches further down the coast the beach area outside the hotel was terrible and had not...

4Thank Crackers H
Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 16 July 2013

The hotel itself is located in a nice peace area on the beach by Indian ocean. We spent there 10 days in July-low season time. First 5 days we were the only guests, so it´s difficult to value the food as they only cooked for us. The staff is very friendly and polite. We had a lot of talk together....

2Thank Mariana H
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This was a perfect place to spend the weekend. There is personalized service and the best part is that the chef was out of this world preparing different cuisines. The rooms are well maintained and so is the whole place,its a beautiful garden hotel overlooking the white sandy beaches of the Indian ocean. I will definitely head back as the...

Thank Kimani W

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Baobab Sea Lodge

Address: Bofa Road, Kilifi 80108, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Kilifi
Price Range: $137 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Baobab Sea Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Baobab Sea Hotel Kilifi
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“Let the receptionist help you find a good room”
KimaniW, 10 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 had a lovely sea view where we stayed.”
AndieC258, 30 Dec 2012 | Read review
“I like rooms 1, 2 and 5. You get the best view of the ocean and are just steps from the pool.”
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