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Papillon Garden Bar Villa

PO Box 86291-80100, Bamburi, Mombasa, Kenya
Papillon Garden Bar Villa
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I use to visit that hotel in august 2012. The hotel is beautiful, comfortable. the way to the beach is 5 minutes to walk. BUT... No Security . Low-skilled staff. From the means of observation and protection - one sleepy Masai and dog ​​that always sleeps. As a result, a week before departure we have been robbed. robbers just broke... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed at Papillon in August 2014. The place is sandwiched between the Malindi main road and Bamburi beach as such there is no direct access to the beach Rooms size are OK for a couple but it lacks basic amenities like Slippers and the bath towels are worn out.Staff are very friendly but lack cleanliness.One person manning the bar is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

hi to anyone out there wanting to travel Africa Kenya papillon garden bar villa we had a wonderful experience stay, their staff was on the ball. Their rooms r very clean, not to far from the beach a few a/c rooms, not very big compounds but very well kept grounds, nice not too big of a pool, food was good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

stayed at the papillon mid december 2012 expensive for what is on offer. rooms are dirty and towels not changed on a daily basis. owner not very cooperative and appears to have an alcohol problem, smokes like a chimney. one day will be civil the next stand offish. We had booked for a week but wanted to check out next... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I was in mombasa on a business trip so my colleague and I stayed at papillon. The service is poor, there is limited variety of food actually change that to no food at all I think they only stock sausages and eggs, everything is overpriced,ants everywhere,manager is never around. I was not on holiday so I did not spend a... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

My boyfriend and I checked in Papillon hotel for 5 days. I wish I could go past to not make this mistake :( the hotel was ok but not good. ants were everywhere even on the breakfast table. i have allergy to ants and am scared. when i talked about it and asked for cleaning, workers started to complain about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2011

During the busy new years season, The german owner gave us a decent rate via phone, we got to the property, she increased the rate with no explanation, shes was quite rude and snobbish. the receptionist told us that this isn't out of character for her. we asked for a manager, he was nowhere to be found and was not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2009

Have just returned from a great stay at the Papillon Hotel formally known as the Fontana in Bamburi Mombasa North Beach. The hotel is run by a German lady, it is beautiful and inexpensive. It offers a garden bar, pool and good security. The rooms are basic and are in need of a bit of reconstruction work but they do... More 

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