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Kisoro, Uganda
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautifully located on the beach at Bamburi north of Mombasa, Ziwa Beach Resort harkens back to a better time. Back to when tourists flocked to the shores of the Indian Ocean, filled the hotels and helped employ an army of workers. Recent tragedies and events have severely curtailed business. Low season is a way of life now. Unfortunately that leads... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ziwa Beach Resort for almost 4 weeks, We had a wonderful time with our two kids. The kids had a blast in the pool every day, and with a few steps were able to swim in the ocean. The staff at the resort were all very friendly, and tried to make our stay as comfortable as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

No electricity, no wi-fi, problems with bathrooms just to open the list.. I was so happy to arrive at Ziwa Beach Resort. At first it seams to be what I wanted to find on the beaches of Mombasa.. Away from the city chaos, on the nice beach but in short uber drive distance from the very popular City Mall. Nice... More 

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1 Thank Jack B
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Ziwa is a safe n reasonable place to spend ur weeknds..beautiful view of the sea..well maintained swimming pool..cottages r self catered and private..safe to walk around the beach during late hours..guards alwys on standby..hope to b back soon again..

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Bern, Switzerland
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

A very nice and natural place to eat or spend a night at Bamburi beach. The place is mainly made of wood trunks, compared to the neighbour hotels a real jewel. The food, specially the vegerian dishes are a blast. And all this is not overpreiced. Its not cheap, but you get good value for the money. The only thing:... More 

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Thank Lukas H
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

The location and the setting is really nice, but there is no running water for shower .... we were offered several time an other room but even there no water.... the only possibility to wash one self is going to the sea or to go to pool.... buy water to brush.... so for that amount of money one can go... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

The place was clean, plenty of hot water in the shower, beautiful location, but a bit on rustic side. Couldn't have had a better view of the ocean from the patio. Some of the staff had no idea about PR or the manner in which to approach customers. If God permits and the rates remain reasonable my wife and I... More 

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed their 4 times ! Look forward to returning soon ! Their elevated bar and restaurant has the best views of the ocean on Banbury beach. Where they make first class Indian food, all the staff are very helpful and friendly, you also have your own cooking area in the chalet if you prefer to cook yourself . Best value... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

A group of us stayed at Ziwa Beach Resort and to say that we were all pleased is an understatement. Ziwa is located off the Mombasa-Malindi highway and is clearly marked (thankfully) so we didn't get lost. The staff were hospitable; helping us with our luggage and very hospitable. The rooms are cottage like with either the seaview or garden.... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for vacation ..the place is great its so homely and everything was hand carved from the big bed to the seats outside.if you looking for vacation destination this is where to be. You can either cook your meals or eat from the restaurant.their cocktail bar is a must to try early walks in the beach too . Isaac... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ziwa Beach Resort is located directly on Bamburi Beach 12km from downtown Mombasa and 24km from Moi International Airport. It has 7 Beach Cottages each with two, 2 Bedroomed Self-Catering Apartments and 1 Beach Cottage with 6 Hotel rooms overlooking the Indian ocean and the beach. All rooms are air-conditioned, equipped with large hard wood double beds or twin beds, shower/toilets, kitchen, dining room, a private sitting area where guests can drink and watch the sun go down in total privacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ziwa Beach Resort

Address: Malindi Road | Plot no. 1532, Bamburi, Mombasa 80101, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa > Bamburi
Price Range: $64 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ziwa Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Bamburi Beach Hotel Bamburi
Ziwa Beach Resort Kenya/Bamburi
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Bamburi
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“Rooms near the Coco Bar offer the best views of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles daveyyz, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“5'000 ksh for the sea view room was a fair price.”
 of 5 bubbles lukash552, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you do not need water this is a nice place, but since water is essential it ruins all”
 of 5 bubbles karint4, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view by the pool. Try to avoid rooms by the generator.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelgC5040LX, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“None - there is nothing nice to mention about the resort!”
 of 5 bubbles 778abbasj, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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