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    Hemingways Watamu

    P.O. Box 267, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good20%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Tennis Court
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 237 reviews

    Reviewed 2 January 2016

    Visited with my family for christmas holiday and we had an amazing time.the staff were very friendly and genuine.the food,OMG,i think we all put on some kgs for the period we stayed there.we also did snorkeling which was organised by the hotel and that was...More

    Thank Sammy N
    Response from WatamuMel, General Manager at Hemingways WatamuResponded 3 January 2016

    Dear Sammy, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed themselves and I will make sure that our kitchen staff are told that you enjoyed the food...More

    Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

    Not interesting for couples as the kids are playing everywhere especially in the "quiet pool" or even eating in the pool ... while the kids pool is empty. with an aged style and decoration this hotel isn't glamorous anymore though staff is nice.More

    1  Thank 654clem
    Response from WatamuMel, General Manager at Hemingways WatamuResponded 23 December 2015

    Dear 654clem, Thank you for your comments and we do regret that your stay with us was not as pleasurable as you would have wished. We are happy that you found our staff helpful and friendly, we do pride ourselves on our staff team. I...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

    I had a great time at Hemingways. The staff were all very friendly and the food was great! The beach is very nice and whales could be seen jumping up and down on the horizon. The hotel itself was also very nice as far as...More

    Thank Timothy R
    Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

    I visited the resorts in March and had an absolutely relaxing weekend. The property is very well maintained quiet for a relaxing and laid back weekend. The staff are very friendly and food is excellent. I plan to visit the resort annually. One area they...More

    Thank Prudence M
    Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

    I have been to Hemingways Watamu twice and each time was superb!!! Excellent views of the sea from each room I stayed in. I love that the beach is so close and is spectacular. Excellent food (I put on a few kilos). Exceptional service that...More

    2  Thank raziak254
    Response from WatamuMel, Manager at Hemingways WatamuResponded 9 July 2015

    Thank you very much for your lovely review and we are truly sorry that we cannot be your host this August. We very much look forward to having you here again when we reopen and in the meantime wish you a lovely holiday in August....More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Family Hotel in Watamu
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Watamu
    • #12 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
    • #18 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 74
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Watamu
    • Also Known As
    • Hemingways Hotel Watamu ,
    • Hemingways Hotel Malindi ,
    • Hemingways Resort Malindi
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    pmmcg
    15 April 2017|
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    Response from Matty N | Reviewed this property |
    This depends where you come from. If you are nearby 4 nights will be really nice. I hope you find this helpful.
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    "Be sure to have an appropriate charger!"
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    "Sea view rooms"
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    "Definitely ask for a room away from the pools and higher up to get a better sea view."
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    "all the rooms have fabulous views and I find all are quiet"
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