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Esbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We stayed a week at Mawe, and had a great stay. Everyone was very nice, and the service was perfect. Mawe only has 12 rooms, which makes it ideal for a couples get-away. When we had to leave, we wished we had booked a couple of more weeks.

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anders, thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to welcoming you back. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Best regards, Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 July 2014

I highly recommend this wonderful place for the kindness of the staff and the unique and very well tended structure. It is great to relax and enjoy a priceless view. I also visited the other resorts managed by the same group a few kilometers away. It is a new realization where I will definitely not miss to stay!

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mattia, we are really happy to hearing that you really enjoyed the Mawe Boutique Hotel Watamu. It is always a real pleasure for us provide the most outstanding quality of service and give you the chance to appreciate your time in Kenya with us. We hope you might have the chance to join us for your next trip in...

Reviewed 2 July 2014

We enjoyed every bit of mawe from the minute we stepped in watamu and a taxi dropped us at st. Thomas mawe boutique.we visited in June during off peak season and the welcome was the best I have ever received anywhere else.my experience was far above my expectations, superb and excellent.Tina and her team ( Edwin,Jamal, Angela, Pascal, David and...

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, thank you for this review. We are glad to hearing that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Kindest regards, Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts

Russellville, Arkansas
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We had an absolute blast at St.Thomas Hotel. My buddy and I went during the low time. Tina and the staff took wonderful care of us and the food was awesome. Lucky was a blast also. Can't wait to return soon. I would definitely recommend walking out to the islands, visiting the Gede Ruins, and snorkeling at the corral reef....

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lakegibso, thank you for this review. We are glad to hearing that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Kindest regards, Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 May 2014

At the junction in Watamu to the left and after 10 minutes you will find Mawe Resort. Everything was good! Just taste the wine and order for a lunch. What a clean resort in the wind of the Indian Ocean. Thanks to Tina Elizabeth and Cynthia. They are so motivated!

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I hope you can come back soon at Mawe to spend a few days in the "family" of St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts. Kind regards Gilberto Pezzotta

Reviewed 28 April 2014

We loved every minute of our time at Mawe. We were there for our honeymoon and from the minute we arrived until we left, we were taken care of like family. The entire staff was friendly and accommodating, and we left there feeling like we had really experienced something special. A big thank you to Joan, Tina, Angellah, Edwin, Charo,...

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Hi Maegan, thanks for your review on Tripadvisor. I am happy that you have spent a nice holiday. I hope to see you again. Best regards, Gilberto Pezzotta

Kigali
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We enjoyed relaxing at this beautiful hotel. It's a little difficult to access the hotel without a car, but we managed it with a moto taxi. The service was superb -- we arrived in midafternoon from Mombasa and the staff fixed us up a special light lunch, which was just what we needed. The food is almost all Italian, so...

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear MelSoul, thanks for your kind review on Tripadvisor. I hope to see you at one of our hotels. Best regards, Gilberto Pezzotta

London
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We loved this hotel. We stayed for a couple of nights in January and were the only people there. We are independent travellers with a car and the hotel is not well signposted from the road. Also the only parking was outside the hotel gate. Not a real problem as the hotel appears to be in a secure compound. The...

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Mawe R, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pualeblee, thanks for your review on Tripadvisor. Best regards.

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 20 February 2014

The view of the ocean at the hotel was great. The welcome was warm and I was really stoked to see the flowers decorated on my bed when I first arrived. The Wifi was off and on; when I asked at the reception I was told the wifi was connected to the air conditioning in room 3 and if the...

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sarteano. italy
Reviewed 19 February 2014

we had a wonderful time. 3 days by the pool, 2 on safari and 3 more back by the pool - pure bliss. there's the "don't sit down/don't touch that" type of chic and the informal, comfortable and wholely inviting type and st. thomas is definitely that. the staff were wonderful, attentive and helpful - the rooms were large and...

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Mawe R, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Billkilpa, Thanks for your review on tripadvisor, and we defently are sorry about your flight back home. Best regards

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Masterpiece of design,Mawe Resort Watamu Boutique Hotel stands on the rocks directly above the sea with breathtaking views of Indian Ocean and the islands of Watamu Marine Park. This Hotel is an intimate and exclusive holiday destination that can be rented in its entirety or just one of the twelve rooms ( 8 Deluxe and 4 Suite Ocean View ). Either way it provides the ultimate in relax and sophistication. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mawe Resort

Address: Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya (Formerly St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel)
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $100 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mawe Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#2 Spa Hotel in Watamu
#2 Best Value Hotel in Watamu
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#4 Family Hotel in Watamu
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“The ground floor rooms do not have a patio or any kind of private outside sitting area. The upstairs rooms do”
 of 5 bubbles MrBRabbit, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for sea views - first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles _pauljglover6, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms on 1st floor would be best, they have a balcony and some have a sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles justGeeM, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Moja room with a splendid sea view and with a huge private terasse”
 of 5 bubbles CarmenOpri, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms are very spacious and have a private balcony.”
  • Room number 1's view from the balcony.
 of 5 bubbles Tinda-Marthar, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
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