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Papillon Garden Bar Villa

PO Box 86291-80100, Bamburi, Mombasa 86291, Kenya
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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We are a couple, not expecting much from remote resorts, and not willing to pay more than we think it's worth, therefore we were content while being there. -calm, nice place, clean room, no mosquitoes -if you get offended by the presence of some fat, old European tourists who come to have fun with black young girls near the pool,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

When I read all bad comments I had the impression that that place was one of the worst! But I was welcomed with a big smile, people are nice, give attentions, rooms are clean. Hotel is simple and prices are ok... Very good for nice and quiet holidays. Swimming pool is clean, bar is nice, full environment nice... Can't say... More 

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Thank Michel L
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is not an exotic stay. It is 100% functional. Fit for Bed and breakfast and then you can wander around on excursions away from the hotel to come back and have a decent night's rest. It is just fit for purpose. Spent a few days with family and the highlight was the pool and then off course we had... More 

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Thank Thomas W
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 7, 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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london
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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 22, 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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Nakuru
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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