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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Excellent location, two security points upon entrance, good reception by the porter at the entrance, carried our luggage. A lot of improvement in gardening and reception. Check in service was well done and our luggage was taken to the rooms while we had a drink by the main pool restaurant , dhow Grill. Clean environment. The service was a bit... More 

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2 Thank tkay k
Melbourne, Australia
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218 reviews
145 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Had originally booked to stay for three nights but left after one night for a far better hotel, also in Malindi. Poor maintenance - TV and fridge didn't work. No curtain in bathroom and could be seen from outside walkway. Room was dirty with ants, large lizard and other insects. Poor security - non-existent for an area where security is... More 

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Washington, DC
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Pros: Good location, nice pools, lovely beachfront. The staff was excellent. Reasonable prices for food/drinks. Cons: Run down, shower was always backed up, air conditioning did not work especially well.

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London
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110 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2012

This is billed as a resort style Hotel, which it is in a way. Its big, the Hotel grounds stretch 800m to the beach, and are decorated by very big concrete animals, it also has a good restaurant which provided the best food I had in Malindi, and the staff are friendly. However the rooms are a little run down,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2012

I can imagine this hotel being fairly festive, but the Somalia situation and other factors lead to it being sadly quiet while I was there. After a long day of travel to get to Malindi, I was slightly furious about having to move rooms twice because the showers weren't working. That said, the lady at reception was very helpful. The... More 

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Dar es salaam
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2011

My Husband and i visited Eden Roc for a weekend gateway, the first thing that we noticed was that it was under new management, The Characteristic Monumental structure adds extra intrigue to this hotel, The terrace has the perfect ambiance for lunch dinner or for a conference overlooking the Indian ocean, with a very rich bird life treat. The Food... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2011

Came here for business conference. I was expecting it to be nicer but the rooms are very basic. No TV, there's AC but you can't adjust the temp, nets over bed, no hot water in the shower (at least there wasn't any in my room), bathroom was a bit worse for wear. The hotel is clearly aging but you can... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2011

Hi there we were staying at North Coast Travellers, we took a trip to Malindi, and stopped off at the Eden Rock for lunch, a couple of beers and coffee, I must say the service was very friendly,prompt and efficient, the food was excellent, we had a pasta dish which was very generous in portion size, and cooked just right,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2011

Travelled ther with a group of friends in January 2011. After a night in the overrated North Coast, we went on a road trip to Malindi and ended up at Eden Roc - it was a choice we didnt regret! The white beach was stunning and we went to ride the waves up until 7pm!....thereafter we had dinner - excellent... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2010

Terrible, do not stay there. The staff were rude and attitudinal and could not care less, the rooms were so old and dated, expensive. The hotel was empty, needless to say we left after 1 night.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sai Eden Rock is nestled in a 38 acres tropical garden with direct access to the miles long Malindi beach. The location is unique; you combine a beach vacation with all the amenities of the historical coastal town of Malindi and easy access to Tsavo East National Park. Fine restaurants, trendy boutiques and discotheques and a modern shopping centre are all in walking distance. Our hotel stands for affordable holidays in a friendly relaxed environment. Feel at home at Sai Eden Rock Hotel famous for leisure travellers, families, business executives, weddings and for those who just want to get away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sai Eden Roc Hotel

Address: Lamu Road, Malindi, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: $89 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sai Eden Roc Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 157
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“The suites next to the private pool are good .”
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“Rooms in the 200 series seemed to be a bit more modern than the 300 series and a bit further from the music.”
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“sea facing rooms.”
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“Suites have a sea view and very quiet surrounding.”
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