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Flamingo Beach Hotel

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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Shanzu 81443, Kenya
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Flamingo Beach Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kalix, Sweden
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I stayed here during Christmas and New Year (accommodation and breakfast) while volunteer working during the days at the nearby Lioness Cubs Orphanage. This was my 5th visit to Kenya. I thought that the staff was very friendly and helpful, good food and very nice pool area with a lovely palm-fringed beach just in front of the property. The room... More 

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Oeiras, Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We´ve been there on august 2008. Lots of beach hotels were closed due to some political issues after general elections. Many of staff were not get paided, so, we even get the chance to pay directly to the staff some marvellous sea food at a better prize. At least, we knew that they will get anithing to eat at the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

we went there twice and everything was amazing we tried a different hotel the next time and it definitely wasn't as good if you go i recommend you to try a safari as well! there was monkeys on our balcony one morning and it was so amazing the pool there is lovely! the waterfall is the best bit i have... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

I stayed at this hotel several years running booking through African Safari club. As I understand it, the hotel was closed. Looking at the review, it is now open. I would love to visit it again as the position of the hotel is amazing. How do I book?

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Ollerton, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

we stayed in march 2011, expecting to be put in shanzu paradise hotel. we got told that this hotel had been closed down when we arrived at the airport.. we kept an open mind and were taken to the flamingo hotel.. we were greeted by friendly and helpful staff who helped with our bags and offered refreshments as we were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

I have stayed at Flamingo Beach Hotel a number of times and while there were obviously some problems generally value for money was very good. I was sorry the hotel was closed but have heard that it has been bought by another company and is being renovated. I had heard that it was due to re-open November 2011. Does anyone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

Ive been prompted to write a review after watching the BBC Tourism and the Trade programme: Stacey Dooley investigates Kenya. My family stayed at the Flamingo hotel in August of last year, and had an amazing holiday. The pool and rooms were amazing, the beach was gorgeous and it felt like an exotic paradise. The food was amazing, and safari... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2011

Supposedly the flag ship of the African Safari Club an outfit in Kent UK. Their other hotels in Shanzu are much worse. The company has now liquidated. Staff. Excellent and friendly (Even though they hardly ever get paid by the UK outfit that runs this joint) Decor. Crap. The rooms are very old and they absolutely stink of drains and... More 

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camberly england
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

we got to gatwick,and on display were many flights with times--only one was delayed -yes-you have guessed it-MONARCH going to Kenya-said 1 hour delay--we left 2 hours late, They served dinner at 1.30 am yes 1 and a half hours past midnight-then cleared debri at 2.15 am---were woken at 4.30am for breakfast-so much for an overnight sleep !! They made... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

We stayed at this hotel in February 2011. I was worried about the poor reviews given on trip advisor but decided that for the price we paid (£599) it was worth a gamble! I can only assume bad reviews came from people who had paid a lot more and were expecting a 5* holiday so as long as long as... More 

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Address: Shanzu 81443, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Shanzu
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Flamingo Beach Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 138
Also Known As:
Flamingo Beach Shanzu
Hotel Flamingo Beach
Flamingo Beach Hotel Kenya
Flamingo Beach Hotel Mombasa

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