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Serena Beach Resort & Spa

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P.O. Box 90352, Shanzu, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful and pristine beachfront hotel and truly a 5 star experience!!!!! Staff were extremely friendly and helpful and they made it feel like home away from home!!!! I will definitely stay at the Serena again!!! Thank you for hospitality at its finest!!!!!

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Chegutu, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there last year for the Easter holidays. The staff there (particularly Anastasia Mulli) were great and gave me and my friend an an upgrade to a bigger better room at no extra charge after a slight mix up over beds. They had a range of activities available for guests ranging from water aerobics to games and even a... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shanzu is a serene place to be for a silent holiday, best time to travel is anytime, Serena beach resort is one out of 120 hotels situated on one road. All hotels are on the beach and have the best sandy beaches in kenya. The rooms of the hotel are spacious and cozy staff very good, we had a bad... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at Serena Beach many times but in March we took my sister and her husband for their first visit to Kenya.The staff at Serena were amazing. The welcome we received on arrival was wonderful and Breakfast at the beach for my brother in laws birthday was fabulous. All the staff at Serena can not do enough for... More 

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst visiting daughter in Mtwapa have visited this wonderful hotel on three occasions. The staff and facilities are superb and it is so sad that there are no British tourists visiting these days. We have been in Mombasa for 3 weeks and have had a great time and felt safe despite the sad events in Garrisa just before we arrived.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Serena just keeps winning (or maybe I'm a just a groupie). Visited when tourism was at an all time low and they were an amazing host. Didn't matter that you were not catering to a fully booked hotel - everything ran as though you were. Great food. Great staff. Clean beach. We had kids with us and they were as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

One of the old glorious hotels in North coast mombasa with the natural ambience of a good ocean resort. I spent 2 working days and enjoyed myself immensely despite it being rainy season.The food was exellent,staff very present and ready to assist. I cant wait to visit Serena with my family soon

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Leeds
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had four glorious days and this must be the best resort in Mombasa. Revisited after being there in1974! A trip down memory lane! Staff were great and rooms fine although need updating a little. Breakfasts were plenty but they struggled with volume of clients over the Easter break a little. I also didn't like being challenged about having a... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Have visited this hotel with my clients Mar 2015. It was excellent! Very quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Staff extremely friendly...helps you whenever possible. Rooms in beautiful style, food excellent. Lots of security...feels very safe. Strongly recommend this place.for hooneymooners and bussines persons

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Mombasa Serena is an old favourite of mine and returning for a couple of nights was like a trip down memory lane. On check in I was greeted like a long lost friend and when passing Kazuku, the resort's parrot, he too seemed to remember me. My room was ready on check in, crisp and clean, everything working, aircondition... More 

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