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Garoda Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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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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Thank Timothy M
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We booked this place as a last minute option over the very busy Christmas period. I am not a fan of all inclusive resorts but decided to give it a try anyway. We were pleasantly surprised. There is a very relaxed and laid back feel about this place. The rooms were clean and comfortable, The staff were very warm and...

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Thank Yunus808
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We set out to seek for that place we could relax. My wife was pleased and happy that she had a good experience. We will surely visit the place again noting that we are a young couple. Thanks for the kindness the Garoda family

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4Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I was excited to visit Garoda Resort but my excitement was short lived. The structures are superb for the ideal quiet getaway but the service is way below par with racial discrimination under currents. Every notice in the hotel is italian. There are some seating areas in the dinning room reserved for 'light'skinned visitors. The food was bland with variety...

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19Thank UgaliSukuma
Mombasa
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Our booking was done by Farida who is a charming person and very efficient. When we arrived our rooms were already allocated and ready. The reception staff are ever smiling and very helpful. The food was excellent with a wide spread. The beach is absolutely brilliant. Highly recommend this hotel for families.

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Garoda Resort

Address: Turtle Bay Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $117 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Garoda Hotel Watamu
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Watamu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#7 Family Hotel in Watamu
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Make sure the AC and the shower work properly.”
etorremolina, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose rooms behind the reception. they are newer.”
WildmanNairobi, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Confirm IN WRITING on Room size and water availability (we had none during our stay)”
johnnA3726ZI, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Different rooms have different sizes..make sure you confirm room bookings before you land into the hotel”
836lucyk, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
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