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Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

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Malindi Road, Bamburi, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't typically like resorts. But for one night this place was great--the grounds are beautiful, nice bar right on the beach, lots of chairs for lounging, and the buffet for dinner and breakfast is extensive.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had 2 nights stay here and liked it a lot. The restaurant is very good and the staff is cordial. We loved the pool area. The rooms are very good and are well decorated. The spa too is excellent. We enjoyed our stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I are here for a hopefully quiet holiday. We are up at 2am at night and have been unable to sleep the whole night as there has been a live concert "private event" right outside our room the whole night!!! Our efforts to ask the front desk to move to another room because we have children etc... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even though this is my fifth visit (in both private and business capacity) I still get extremely annoyed by the absolute lack of professionalism exhibited by the staff and management. Compared to the other hotels/resorts in the vicinity the Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort is nice, the rooms have recently been upgraded and the quality of the food is decent, yet... More 

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Union, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome hotel on the north coast in mombasa. Beautiful, clean and safe. All five pools were clean at all times. Food was good. They had a variety of food choice for breakfast and dinner. A wide selection to choose from. All workers were very courteous and very professional.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Palm room and the view was fantastic, they have been refurbished and are very warm and the look very beautiful and clean and with modern facilities. It was not sea front but the view of the lovely swimming pool and well manicured gardens was so breath taking. The hotel has a variety of places that one... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love this place. I come here all the time am at the Coast. Very friendly staff that conduct themselves in a professional manner, got a room upgrade and I couldn't have asked for more. Food is plenty and a wide variety. They had a selection of food accommodating different cultures; Coastal, Continental, Indian.. I was awake at 2am... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large spacious, gracious Beach Hotel. On our first day the hotel was hosting almost 5 separate corporate conferences. It was loud, messy and we were wondering how we would last the duration of our stay. The magic, the next day all the conference delegates were gone and the hotel recovered to a very pleasing and charming beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience was worthwhile and excellent. fell in love with the beach and breathtaking views from my hotel room. i also enjoyed the coastal foods, plenty of fun activities to carry out that we couldn't get the chance to do them all. The rates were quite good and affordable

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Raj V, General Manager at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa as your preferred hotel during your recent holiday and having spared time to share your memorable experience in this forum. We have taken note that you had a fantastic experience and the entire team is excited to have been... More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience here was not very nice to begin with.. maybe it was due to the fact that the hotel was fully booked.. So I got an old room with two beds and asked to be changed.. this didn't go too well and after raising hell it happened.. by this time I was really pissed. Going for dinner felt like... More 

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Raj V, General Manager at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa as your preferred hotel during your recent holiday and having spared time to share your memorable experience in this forum. We have taken note that you had a fantastic experience and the entire team is excited to have been... More 

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