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    Papillon Lagoon Reef

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
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    1 - 5 of 356 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days 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

    2  Thank Kevin C
    Reviewed 4 days 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 6 days 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 2 days 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

    Reviewed 12 June 2017

    Could someone tell me the name of the band/singers that played while you had dinner. They had a CD which sadly I bought and have lost. There was a song called kilimanjaro which was my favourite. Thank you

    Thank michellepettigrew
    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    We stayed here for three nights and enjoyed our stay. The beach location is nice, the pool is good, the rooms are comfortable with well thought-out mosquito nets and the overall atmosphere is pleasant. We were able to have two connected rooms to cater for...More

    Thank Clive B
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    About
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    • Pool
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    • US$94 - US$232 (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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    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Diani ,
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel Diani
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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
    19 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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    marta1101
    19 July 2017|
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    Response from Ian T | Property representative |
    Hello, thanks for your enquiry. Yes, the hotel has wifi in the lobby and guest lounge only. Best regards Ian
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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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