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    Papillon Lagoon Reef

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good36%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    1 - 5 of 358 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Most courteous staff, clean rooms and great amenities. Trouble starts when clearing the bill. The bill I was shown was higher than what I used to book online and the money was deducted from my debit card but upon enquiring from the front desk assistant,...More

    Thank Edu T
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Wow. I have just returned with my family from 2 weeks at Papillon Lagoon Reef Resort & I could not praise it highly enough. From the moment we stepped off the plane the staff throughout the holiday were welcoming, polite, friendly and helpful. One member...More

    Thank Sarah K
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a very pleasant holiday at Papillon Lagoon Reef. We have stayed in many hotels at the coast down the years and from our experience Papillon is very good value for money. The staff are very courteous and well trained, with the usual great...More

    3  Thank Kevin C
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just got back from a 2 week stay at this hotel including a 2 day safari at Ngutuni Lodge. The hotel, although slightly dated was immaculate. The bedroom, bathroom, bedding etc were all cleaned beautifully, and all communal areas including the pool area and extensive...More

    4  Thank Joanne224
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Papillon Reef Lagoon Hotel has a wonderful location right on a sandy beach, HOWEVER this is mitigated by the fact that the beach-view rooms we are in, Nos 253 and 254 are very tired and distressed. Someone has described them as shabby chic without the...More

    Thank Philip K
    Response from Ian T, General Manager at Papillon Lagoon ReefResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Philip K Thank you for taking the time to review our property. The input and the feedback from all our guests helps us in ensuring an excellent level of hospitality is maintained. We are very happy to note that you found our staff to...More

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    • Price range
    • USD 93 - USD 246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 119
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    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Diani ,
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel Diani
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    pduncan2017
    28 July 2017|
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    Response from LindsayB27 | Reviewed this property |
    Towels are provided for the sun loungers around the pool. You have to sign out how many towels you are using with your room number and then return them at the end of the day. Don't think you can take them onto the beach... More
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    Steftodor
    20 July 2017|
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    Response from Ian T | Property representative |
    Hello, yes the hotel can arrange a transfer. The cost is around Kenya Shillings 5000 per car one way. You'd pay this locally. Please look at the Rex Resorts website for contact details for the hotel as Trip Advisor do... More
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    Steftodor
    20 July 2017|
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    Response from Arvind B | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Stef, To get to the hotel, you will need to take a ferry. You could get a taxi. It will cost you 2000 to 2500ksh. You should try to negotiate. Hotel shuttle: not sure if they have a shuttle service. Pls make sure you... More
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    "I had a pool view too which was right in the middle of everything"
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    "Families - their family room is spacious with 2 bathrooms and 2washroom"
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    "Stay Away at all costs"
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    "second floor garden rooms are away from the main area but are excellent to see more wild life"
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