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Villas Watamu Resort

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Aruba
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The villas are comfortable and cozy. On the balcony you can feed the monkeys, awesome. The food quality is excellent and various; in 2 weeks we never ate something for 2 times. The beach is very nice but unfortunately we were there during the period of seaweed. The staff is very very nice and if you can please leave them...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Villa Watamu for two nights and it was a lovely time. The grounds are lush and green full of fragrant flowers. Our pool side villa was spacious and basic but fully equipped (although the tv only had two channels neither good reception or in english), we loved relaxing on the veranda. The pool is deep and a...

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Thank Holly Suzanne B
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I am here now in the middle of a two week stay, I have been visiting Kenya twice a year for the last 20 years and I can say this place is definitely as good if not better than all of the major tourist hotels (I've stayed in most). Room service 10/10 reception 10/10 bar-resteraunt 10/10. Lovely well maintained floral...

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this place last year for five days. It is not on the beach but near all the major hotels in watamu. The staff was very kind and prompt in their service. The chefs made very nice baby food for my picky son. The rooms are spacious and clean and are semi private with a nice balcony.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Villas Watamu is so far the best place I have been to in Watamu. Staff members are really nice and ensure that you enjoy your entire stay at the resort. The surroundings are quite peaceful, and the villas are very neat and fancy! I like that the place is easily accessible from the main road. Rates were also quite good...

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Thank JonathanKW
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Really accommodating staff, Very clean and relaxing stay. Beautiful pool and accomodation. Enjoyed chilling out here hugely. Services are good, nice bar and food options for breakfast. I'll be back!!!

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Thank andychesterbeckingha
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

8.1??? haha what a joke! The place is totally bogus Lackluster services and management No life amongst the staff The website selling point and the real experience is totally different. Absentee manager, poor food (lack of variety), poor communication in terms of confirmation of prices and customer preference in terms of the accommodation and reservation. Such a shame.

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Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

We were very well taken care of. Food was amazing. The place is very clean. The pool is awesome and it's just a few minutes walk from the beach! Will definitely go back! Direction given to us by the front desk were perfect. Perfect for everyone...couples and families.

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Thank Lulu O
Nairobi
Reviewed 29 May 2014

The villas are very comfortable and well managed Gives a unique privacy and warmth Very ideal for families, couples, business and group holidays. Swimming pool very strategically positioned. Proximity to the beach makes the place awesome.

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Thank George W
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 6 January 2014

My friends and I ( a party of 12) had called in advance for dinner reservation (early morning) as well as a birthday cake. We ordered for a chocolate cake with birthday inscriptions on it. Later that evening, we called for directions and confirmed the reservation. However, upon arrival, not table had been set for us and no one spoke...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Villas Watamu Resort

Address: 546 Turtle Bay Road Plot, Watamu, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: RM248 - RM350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villas Watamu Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms are cottages and gives excellent privacy Personalized service Rooms very spacious No noise in the rooms unless self created”
 of 5 bubbles 872georgew, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room over looking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles NairobiD, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
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