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Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

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Dorking
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think this maybe my first excellent rating in a good few reviews. Why? As usual for a large combination of reasons which together add up to a fine hotel. We were looking for a small hotel and Pinewood has 70 rooms. Not all that keen on 400 rooms and multiple pools and so on. TripAdvisor feedback suggested we should...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed over for new year and had a great time, the lounge area by the beach is ideal to relax, read or even have a nap. There is a different diner theme every night so you don't get bored by the menu. The suites are large and come with a private chef you can hire at anytime if you...

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Thank nicacis
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to Pinewood this time with friends having visited as a couple in 2011 and 2013. Having travelled widely we hesitate to repeat experiences even when they have been superb. Having looked at many options, however, we booked direct with Pinewood for a third visit. Was it the right decision? You bet it was! Somehow Pinewood manages to retain...

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Thank boybilly_11
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to say "why go back somewhere when you have the whole world to explore". I now say "we will go to Pinewood again and again" We first went to Pinewood in 2013 so 4years between visits is a reasonable time. Our second visit...this time with friends was every bit as good as our first experience.I always skip through...

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Thank KenilworthArnolds
New Delhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant service . Always with a smile. Pamela the manager was very helpful. Great food. They even organised a private champagne dinner by the beach for us. Great property. Clean beach. For buying souvenirs visit the local shopping centre local market. Curio shops are expensive. Their cocktails are amazing. We had Swahili night,Mongolian night , barbeque by the beach at...

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Thank Gaurav C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place though hidden is a lovely resort with good customer service and ambiance. We were lucky to get beach front rooms. It's right next to the beach n the manager was very understanding and helpful. She went our of her way to assist us with different issues making our stay satisfying. Will surely visit again.

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Thank Sereya L
Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Being a regular at Pinewood. I have lost count of the number of visits have made here. Had a amazing time as always. The sea was clear and warm. Loved swimming there. Service was great. They work as a team to make things the way they are. Dinner was delicious on Mongolian night. Watersports is thumbs up.

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1Thank Basm21
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This was our third visit to Pinewood Beach Resort at Galu Beach and can only say it gets better and better. The location on the quiet magnificent Galu Beach with its miles of white sand is near perfect. The Accommodation in "small houses" is of a high standard and are set along a path down to the pool, beach bars...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was our second visit here. On the previous one, there were very few guests, so there wasn't much atmosphere. Happily, this time, there were many more guests. It is a excellent hotel! The position on Galu beach, which is very quiet, and with few "beach Boys", is superb. The rooms are spacious, with beautiful individual decoration. The extensive gardens...

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Belle Mare
Reviewed 7 January 2017

great place to come after a safari and only 15 minutes from the airstrip. Not high end luxury but rooms are big and well appointed with efficient AC. Food is very good (for Kenya) especially the wonderful chips!! There is lots to do once you have tired of the pool or beach. Staff are genuinely friendly and the GM Pamela...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pinewood Village is a small boutique beach and water sport resort. It is situated on the stunning deserted shores of Galu Beach, one of the finest beaches in Kenya. It is relaxed and informal. Personalised and friendly service is at the forefront. The resort is set amidst heavy tropical flora and palms and attracts the endangered Colobus Monkey and over 100 bird species from the surrounding forest. Hotel newly refurbished jun 2006. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Diani Beach Road | P.O.Box 90521, Galu Beach, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
Price Range: RM559 - RM946 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Pinewood Beach Resort And Spa
Pinewood Beach Hotel Ukunda
Pinewood Village Beach Hotel
Pinewood Village Beach Ukunda
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Galu Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galu Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Galu Beach
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