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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had looked at the reviews before booking and decided to try a different hotel for a change. Being a vegetarian , i thought it would not be a problem as there was an Indian Manager. When we got there, we were the only Indians. The beach is beautiful and the pool area. rooms are very basic but clean Nevertheless....

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1Thank Anjali C
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

The rooms are fantastic The beach is fabulous Don't expect too much on breakfast side as its same everyday, but lucky enough the newly recruited Indian manager made it the most comfortable holiday for our group of 30 people including kids The owners and particularly the Indian Manager Guru went out of their way to ensure we all had a...

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Thank Jt C
Nairobi
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent time at the hotel and stayed here for 6 nights. We were a big group and everyone had some kind of different requirements with diet etc but they accommodated us very well. A big part of group was Vegetarian and they had a chef who specialized in Indian food which was pretty decent for a large...

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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Firstly this is a wonderful resort. Beautiful beaches. Great pools clean and well maintained gardens. Buffet is nice. Pizza at gecko is great A few tips for anyone going for a short trip. On the day you arrive get to watamu early (8.30) and try and do snorkelling and dolphin watching before check in to make the most of the...

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1Thank Mohammed K
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This resort's location can be classified as prime beachfront property. I can't say enough about the beach, the clean soft white sand, the blue clear water and the overall scenic beauty. If for no other reason, one should go there just to experience the beach. At check-in, we were given coconut welcome drinks which was a really wonderful service gesture....

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2Thank Cat W
Kenya
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel located in beautiful watamu. We travelled as a couple, beautiful hotel rooms,the ambience and great staff. The food was very nice and they have variety. I recommend and definitely coming back. Beautiful watamu town which is now growing.

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Thank Shilla E
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Stayed 4 nights here in one of the suites managed by Gecko Resorts (they share the same property and facilities) and had a great time. Although the resort has its own private section of beach you can actually walk for miles along the uncrowded coast and have the sea almost all to yourself. The resort has a desk where they...

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Thank flrazo
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 22 February 2016

we had read very poor reviews about this resort on trip advisor about racism and different pools for the Italians and different ones for Kenyans. Our agent told us this was not the case and we went with his advice. There was no racism and we enjoyed the hotel. you can use any of the 3 pools but one of...

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Thank WildmanNairobi
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

The good first- Absolutely amazing beach, clean and pristine with snow white sand. The restaurant made a very good effort trying to accommodate a special diet for most of the stay. The bad- Unless you speak Italian do not go here. Ironically it is the English speaking local staff who do not want any non Italian guests. They do their...

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2Thank Rajul S
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing experience with Gecko restaurant offering a variety of dishes including african ...nice swimming pool next to the restaurant ...good place for both local and foreign guests with two swimming pools fresh water and salty water. ..it's awesome

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Garoda Resort

Address: Turtle Bay Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $157 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Garoda Hotel Watamu
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#7 Family Hotel in Watamu
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“choose rooms behind the reception. they are newer.”
 of 5 bubbles WildmanNairobi, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Confirm IN WRITING on Room size and water availability (we had none during our stay)”
 of 5 bubbles johnnA3726ZI, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Different rooms have different sizes..make sure you confirm room bookings before you land into the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 836lucyk, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
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