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The Monalisa Hotel

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the staff are excellent, friendly and knowledgeable, the hotel room was clean comfortable with hotel being safe. The hotel is situated about 4 blocks from the main roadway through Mtwapa near the Cassarina club and night life.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed for 4 days. Rooms were nice, clean and the swimming pool very ideal and private. I was amazed for us to be changed rooms as there was a leak in the initial room, as they planned its repair. Breakfast awesome!

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your compliments and welcome again.

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Very good rooms !! A beautiful hotel in mtwapa and we enjoy their service !! Cost is not very high !! Good dining with quality food !! I have stayed there for many days and several visit ! Good wishes for them !!

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your compliments and welcome again.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Right from the time of booking to the end of our stay, the customer care was wonderful. The staff are friendly especially at the reception. The food was great and was served with a smile. I would recommend my friends to stay at the Monalisa.

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your compliments and welcome again.

Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Went for an evening meeting on business ! Was shown the rooms which are very clean and had a drink as i waited for my colleague ! Though the place looked quete with no people maybe due to low season. The receptionist was not much helpful at first until after knowing we were on business meeting with more people and...

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much and welcome again.

Lamu Island, Kenya
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Holiday trip to the coastal city of mombasa.Its a good place to enjoy your times with or without your family.The rooms are wrll organised,wokers quite hospitable and genersl environment quite welcoming.

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks and welcome again.

England, UK
Reviewed 23 February 2016

A repeat visit to a little oasis of calm in a very hectic town. Very friendly and welcoming hotel with everything that you need in Mtwapa - comfortable rooms with air-con, bars, restaurant and a small roof-top pool (most welcome after a long hot day). Just off the main road and close to banks, restaurants/bars, supermarket and anything you could...

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I have enjoyed staying at monalisa when visiting the coast for holiday with my family. The staff are Friendly and helpful and they serve great breakfast. The kids enjoy swimming any time. It's clean and spacious.

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Room was large and the bed was comfortable. Plenty of hot water pressure in the shower, housekeeping would spray for mosquitos each day. Decent sized balcony, plenty of space in the wardrobe, bath was good sized and all fixtures were in good working order. Biggest problems with the room, though none were deal breakers, was that there was no room...

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MonalisaMtwapa, Front Office Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you.We now have more TV channels. Looking forward to hosting you again.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I first visited Monalisa in 2014 with my colleague who introduced me there and the experience was great. I am a frequent traveller to Mombasa like twice a month and I have never spent a night in another hotel since then. The warmth and hospitality of the staff has made me sort Monalisa my Hotel even on my holiday with...

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MonalisaMtwapa, General Manager at The Monalisa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Baba Willie - We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Umekaribishwa tena na tena.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monalisa is a beautifully serene hotel with a posh contemporary character. Strategically located in Mtwapa, minutes away from the Mombasa city centre and in close proximity to leisure, beach areas and shopping locations, our intimate establishment is guaranteed to be your home away from home.The name Monalisa reminiscent of the portrait by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, offers pleasing aesthetics and a one of a kind experience in bustling Mtwapa. The hotel comprises: •Single, deluxe and twin-bed ensuite guest rooms•Restaurant •Roof-top swimming pool and bar •Conference room•Spa & barbershop•Duplex Penthouse apartment Suited for the business and leisure traveler, our friendly hosts ensure your stay is as pleasant and unforgettable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Monalisa Hotel

Address: La Marina Road | Mtwapa, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Price Range: $51 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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