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    Barracuda Inn

    Watamu Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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          Overview
          • Excellent37%
          • Very good38%
          • Average14%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible2%
          25 Mar 2017
          “Relaxing atmosphere”
          16 Mar 2017
          “Enjoyed my stay very Much”
          Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Family Rooms
          Poolside Bar
          Concierge
          Dry Cleaning
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 866 reviews

          Reviewed 26 March 2017

          In March we stayed for 5 nights at the resort. The view was beautiful even though the terrace furniture was hard to sit on. The food was very good and the staff was very friendly. Lots of activities with a lovely beach. As non smokers,...More

          Thank Wendy P
          Reviewed 16 March 2017

          Wonderful Inn on the beach with pool, bar, restaurant and detached hotel room cottage style. I stayed in February 2017. The staff were lots of fun. I enjoyed the pool, beach area and lounge are very much. Room was comfortable with Air conditioning and balcony....More

          Thank Sudburyismyhome
          Reviewed 24 January 2017

          My husband and I went there for 2 nights and were mainly sold by the pictures on line. We didn't really take time to read the reviews. All that has been said is true. On the positive side, its a bit private, staff are friendly,...More

          Thank Uwera F
          Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

          Just checked out today; we spent 2 nights at the hotel, atmosphere was good and quite not noisy hotel, food was average not much varieties, rooms need to be improved alot; no TV, no toiletries and soap is very bad quality, the mattress and pillows...More

          Thank Sameera J
          Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

          Visited in March with my boyfriend for the weekend. The hotel is pleasant and clean... but rooms are a bit old fashioned and no tv, WiFi is not free either. Food was okay but they could do better. There was a lack of variety. We...More

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          1,079 reviews
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$96 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #4 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
          • #7 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
          • #10 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available
          • Number of rooms
          • 86
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          • Location
          • Kenya >
          • Coast Province >
          • Watamu
          • Also Known As
          • Barracuda Hotel Watamu ,
          • Barracuda Resort Watamu
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          Traveller (932)
          Pool & Beach (141)
          Room & Suite (105)
          Dining (67)
          Hotel & Grounds (636)
          Bathroom (16)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jonathan G
          Buongiorno. Ho una domanda... chi ha fatto il safari con Fragola, come lo ha prenotato dall'Italia? Io andrò in Kenya, al barracuda, dal 18/08 al 02/09. Grazie
          14 May 2017|
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          Response from Nadia M | Reviewed this property |
          No devi prenotarlo in loco E chiedi a fragola la jeep assolutamente
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          Jonathan G
          Buongiorno. Ho una domanda... chi ha fatto il safari con Fragola, come lo ha prenotato dall'Italia? Io andrò in Kenya, al barracuda, dal 18/08 al 02/09. Grazie
          14 May 2017|
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          Response from murasaki-florence | Reviewed this property |
          ciao Jonathan. fragola ha adesso un sito internet e lo trovi su TripAdvisor. lo puoi contattare dicendo che ti hanno raccomandato anche Chiara e Franco da Firenze. ti troverai molto bene. se vuoi fare il safari prenotarlo... More
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          Valentina M
          Ragazzi si mangia bene al barracuda?? Perché il mio ragazzo ha gusti particolari mangia solo carne 😊
          16 April 2017|
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          Response from Alessandro P | Reviewed this property |
          si mangia bene ! carne e pesce sempre presenti a pranzo e cena .ora l'hotel chiude per 3 mesi causa stagione delle pioggie. consiglio di prendere i tavoli esterni al ristorante perche' in quelli centrali fa molto caldo
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          "We asked for a room away from nighttime entertainment but not too far to walk. Room 2 was quiet and had an..."
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