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Nairobi
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

It's spacious with three bedrooms - love the open floor space for the living room and dining, the light and the Swahili decor - and the bedrooms are charming. It's child friendly, easy for the physically challenged, great for couples and for family. Martina and Jacopo are really nice hosts making for a very pleasant stay. It's close to the... More 

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Jinja, Uganda
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44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

My husband and I were booked to stay at Simba House. for 5 days. Unfortunately, 3 days before we were to stay the pump in the pool broke down. They sent us a message letting us know that the pump broke and the pool would not be able to be used for the time we were there. They offered us... More 

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Mogadishu, Somalia
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91 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Jacopo and Martina together with classy Chef Elias are on a winning formula with a fusion of east Africa and the Mediterranean - luxury, Swahili-styled accommodation and authentic Italian cuisine (grilled red snapper Mediterranean style; smoked sailfish carpacio with a balsamic glaze, homemade gnocchi smothered with a rich tomato / basil sauce etc...). Tucked well away from the high impact,... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

perfect stay in Malindi, gives you the opportunity to discover the region, much more interesting than a beach resort. Warm welcome by Carlo and Terry. nice room, nice house in garden with pool, just a 200KES tuktuk ride from the centre, walking distance to the beach.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

I have just spent 6 nights at Simba House and feel completely rejuvenated !! Beautiful, quiet house with comfortable rooms/ensuite. The Italian owners Terry & Carlo are gorgeous people, very kind, considerate and made me feel very much at home. They spend most of their time on the second floor of the house so you can enjoy the bottom floor... More 

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London
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Sima House is a really peaceful haven, located down a beautifully named quiet lane, a short distance from Malindi's best beaches. Terry's attention to detail is impeccable. The bedrooms are spacious and beautifully furnished. We were made to feel very welcome and to use the living room space as our own. There are two very cute dogs on the premises,... More 

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Nairobi
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27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Simba house for the weekend and it was such a great place. Terry was very welcoming and she really made us feel at home. The house is gorgeous and every time we went out and went back it always felt like going home. Even though this is also where Terry and Carlo live, the manage to make... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

My boyfriend and I spent 3 beautiful days at Simba House in July. Terry and Carlo, the owners, made us feel home from the very first moment we stepped in. The B&B is extremely clean and enjoys an enviable location, being situated 150mt away from the Marine Park. The great attention to detail, comfort, Carlo's stories and the three dogs... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

Sometimes when places look great on the net, they fail to live up to expectation and you are left thinking how talented the photograper was to make it look so good. Simba House does not come in to this group - looks great on the web IS brilliant in the flesh. Don't expect to be fawned over, you are staying... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2012

An amazing house in a beautiful compound, green, flowers, fresh, quite. The pleasure of being waken up in the morning by the birds singing! The owners are a really nice couple that from the very first time made us feel at home. Full of little details, such as tea with cake as a welcome afternoon, super nice breakfast, beautiful rooms,... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are minutes away from the Marine Park's entrance, where you can go on boat trips, walking distance from the Snake and Crocodile Farm, where you can admire all types of reptiles of Africa. We are located in the Casuarina area that offers the most beautiful and trendiest beaches of Malindi. Visit our web site to discover our special offers and all the holiday packages prepared for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Simba House

Address: Crocodile Road | Casuarina, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: $81 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“the two bedrooms on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles rupiNairobi, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms are lovely with ensuite, ceiling fan, mosquito nets, tea & coffee, bottled water.”
 of 5 bubbles 821belindab, 25 Nov 2013 | Read review
“there are only two - ask for the on with air con”
 of 5 bubbles RobA710, 24 Jan 2013 | Read review
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