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Turtle Bay Beach Club

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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beach boys”(124 reviews)
“fun base team”(34 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Our family vacation included a week at this wonderful resort. The check-in staff leave a lot to be desired, and aren't particularly efficient or friendly, but once you get past them, it's smooth sailing. The staff at the general entertainment area and restaurants are awesome....More

Thank Sacha N
Reviewed 13 August 2013

When you arrive, many of the people say "Welcome to Paradise" and this is fairly accurate. The hotel staff as many of the reviews say are 1st class and make you feel very welcome in particular Ratibu and Khamis (Hamish) and Daniel the drinks waiters...More

2  Thank ScottD962
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Travelling with 15, 13 and 11 year old children. The hotel was the 3rd we visited in Kenya and compared to the other two it seemed a little tired and dated, although it was clean and comfortable. We were there in winter so the lack...More

Thank Jane6166
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

I booked through Hayes and Jarvis from Aberdeen for 3 weeks for myself and 2 children aged 10 and 16. We had the most fantastic holiday....staff, rooms, location, food, beach, trips, fun base team, dive centre etc were perfect for our diverse needs. I could...More

2  Thank Braeland
Reviewed 8 August 2013

we had a very nice holiday here, been there several times but still that refreshing feeling. Friendly staff and excellent facilities. The beach is excellent and the evening entertainment nice for a relaxing holiday maker. Not for Party Animals. Highly recommended. I

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$133 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Family Hotel in Watamu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$133 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Family Hotel in Watamu
#8 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (840)
Pool & Beach (257)
Room & Suite (97)
Dining (38)
Family and Play Areas (7)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
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jennymantaray
14 September 2017|
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Response from rosco370 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a few but they are not encourage as a few years ago they started taking things from the balconies and approaching people that were eating but we did see a few this Feb 2017 whilst there.
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Dreamtripswithzama
28 August 2017|
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Response from BiniWatamu | Property representative |
Hi, it takes 30 minutes from Malindi airport to Turtle Bay Beach Club. FRom Mombasa airport to Turtle Bay it takes 2 hours. Transfers can be booked with Turtle Bay. Best regards Sabine Marketing Manager Turtle Bay
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ricadams1
15 August 2017|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Don't book in advance with an agent here. You can save hundreds by waiting until you get to TBBC. There are many reliable and trustworthy local operators that will help you plan what you want at a cost to suit. If you plan... More
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Room Tips
"The Lamu rooms give the best ocean views since they are next to the beach front."
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"More TV Channels and TV could be centrally located though not a must."
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"Clubs rooms are central, quiet and cheap"
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"Beach view rooms are excellent"
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