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    Hemingways Watamu

    P.O. Box 267, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good20%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
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    “indian ocean” (15 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Tennis Court
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    91 - 95 of 236 reviews

    Reviewed 14 January 2014

    As the Beach leg of our Kenyan adventure this hotel more than met our expectations. The location on the Indian Ocean is simply stunning and the activities are plentiful and amazing. Renown for it's Deep Sea Fishing, the hotel also works for the Non Fishing...More

    Thank SkeggyItIsNot
    Reviewed 22 December 2013

    By far the best holiday experience. The staff were extremely helpful and pleasant. We stayed in the deluxe twin rooms which were clean and comfortable. The food was excellent and we really enjoyed the dinners under the stars. The hotel also organized for our trip...More

    Thank Visitor_in_Dar
    Reviewed 3 December 2013

    Watamu first-timers, we stayed here for three nights late Nov 2013 with our 3 and 6 year old kids. We hope to make this an annual trip. Highlights from our stay: *Location- Hemingways really has the best location in Watamu: smack dab in the middle...More

    1  Thank Rotagirl2
    Reviewed 23 November 2013

    For the second year running, we had a fantastic week at Hemingways. A little bit of paradise on the Indian Ocean. The food was out of this World, the location is superb and the staff were all so helpful and friendly, especially when dealing with...More

    1  Thank Dalzielbiz
    Reviewed 15 November 2013

    I stayed here with two female friends and we shared a superior room. The room was good - a double and two singles. The bathroom was large with a bath and a shower, separately. Lots of hot water. Our visit ran very smoothly - airport...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Family Hotel in Watamu
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Watamu
    • #12 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
    • #17 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 74
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Watamu
    • Also Known As
    • Hemingways Hotel Watamu ,
    • Hemingways Hotel Malindi ,
    • Hemingways Resort Malindi
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    Traveller (139)
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    pmmcg
    15 April 2017|
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    Response from Matty N | Reviewed this property |
    This depends where you come from. If you are nearby 4 nights will be really nice. I hope you find this helpful.
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    "Be sure to have an appropriate charger!"
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    "Sea view rooms"
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    "Definitely ask for a room away from the pools and higher up to get a better sea view."
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    "all the rooms have fabulous views and I find all are quiet"
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