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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We'd gone to a festival in kilifi where we'd regularly stay but this time round there was no accomodation at our regular lodge. we did manage to get a room at dhows in (recommended to us by the lodge) and cant complain about it considering we were desperate :))

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

If one is in need of pampering, this is definitely not the place to go to. The establishment is in desperate need of an overhaul of the furnishings. It is clean though. It is ideal for the weary traveller en route to a better destination, which is what happened to us on the way to Watamu. The sound of the...

Thank TrekkinBabe
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The hotel offers all you could want in a "resort type" location. The rooms are clean, the water works and best of all the price was the least expensive of all the places we stayed in Kenya. The service is excellent. The breakfast is good. The overall presentation is professional which you would expect at a much more expensive hotel....

1Thank spiritedbolderwomen
Reviewed 3 July 2014

While doing research in Kilifi, I stayed at Dhows for three weeks. The room and en suite were kept very clean and the staff was very friendly. The manager made me feel very welcome and was approachable if I had any major concerns. There wasn't great internet coverage and the power went out a few times during my lengthy stay,...

Thank mpursell
Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for three nights and got real value for money. The rooms are modest but clean and the breakfast was served on time. For only Ksh.1200 B&B it is real value for money! Suitable for travellers on transit who just need a day or two to relax and check out the beautiful beaches of Kilifi!

1Thank Shihela
Reviewed 14 July 2013

I was in Kilifi fir three days and after spending my first night in some shack, bumped to dhows inn after much lookin around. They have plenty of rooms, spacious, had value for money, clean rooms with good breakfast deal...all for good budget. We luved it. I would definately spend there more any time am in Kilifi or close

1Thank danmie
St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Stayed for a night in this small African hotel. Would definitely recommend the place for those travellers who need cheap stay in a clean place close to the beach. There is no hot water but the cold one is not really cold :). Beds are protected with mosquito net; ventilator works well. Dhows Inn is located across the street from...

1Thank Anna_Sergeeva
Bradford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2012

We stayed at the Dhows Inn for ten days. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, the gardens beautiful with lots of birds of paradise, the food of a consistently good standard, and the rooms were excellent with a low price. I would definitely recommend a visit to the picturesque town of Kilifi, it has great beaches, birds and fish,...

Thank Sam D

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Address: Mombasa/Malindi Rd, Kilifi 80108, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Kilifi
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Dhows Inn Kilifi, Kenya, Africa
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“The upper rooms in the back are quiet and cool”
spiritedbolderwomen, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in the first row are smaller so ask for a room on the 2nd floor facing the inner garden.”
Anna_Sergeeva, 24 May 2013 | Read review
“I liked the ones on the top floor in the courtyard at the back - nice views of the garden with a bit of distance from the goings on downstairs.”
SamD625, 21 Sep 2012 | Read review
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