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Mbuyu Beach Bungalows

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2.0 of 5
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P.O. Box 104 | 80404 Msambweni, Msambweni 80404, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

After our safari trip, we relaxed here for 4 days. Mbuyu beach bungalows is a marvellous place. If you're looking for a quiet, beautiful place right on the beach with superb service and food, Mbuyu is the place to be!

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Ljusne, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place was everything that we wanted, and more so!! We felt extremely welcome, enjoyed fabulous food, and l stayed in a lovely bungalow right by the beach. No loud discos, no souvenir sellers, just peace and quiet. The only thing that we did not like was the weather, it rained a lot. But our hosts, Werner and Isabel, took... More 

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Zwickau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is such a peaceful place on the beach, with only 5 Beach Bungalows, a Pool and a beautiful Garden. We are always coming back here to relax, watching the Ocean and the Fisher Man with their catch of the day and the Cows passing by the Beach...it is quiet. Only the wind, palm leaves, or birds you are listening... More 

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Waldenburg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Mbuyu Beach Bungalows is an idyllic, small and quiet place, off the beaten tourist track in the authentic Msambweni village, but also not far from various tourist attractions. The lovely decorated bungalows are overlooking the white beach. They are equipped with mosquito net, fan, fridge, coffee/tea making facilities, beach bag, and surrounded by a neat palm tree garden with swimming... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I stayed at Mbuyu Beach Bungalows for four nights in the end of September/beginning October. I stayed in the room which is in the main house and was very happy there. The room is very tastefully decorated. Because of windows to all sides there is always a fresh breeze so that I never missed aircondition. The windows have mosquitonets and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is the ideal vacation spot for those who want to experience one of the few remaining untouched holiday locations along the Kenyan coast. You immediately feel like you have the "Msambweni Island" to yourself - friendly village atmosphere, a private beach walk and the feeling that you are the only guest at this lodge. So if you are looking... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Coming straight from the city and a long drive, the welcome was already priceless. Everybody waiting to have dinner with us and breathing in the fresh ocean breeze promised a fantastic start to a couple of days on the coast! - The food is fantastic, as is the service! Next morning watching the sun rise & breakfast overlooking the ocean... More 

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Msambweni, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Wow, what a great place to relax and enjoy a peacefull vacation. The owners are very nice people that like to share their diner with the guest. They are very interested in your stories, but also have many stories about Africa themselves and they are really helpfull. The staff is amazingly, they are nice and always in for a talk.... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Is it the old baobab tree, one of the biggest I have ever seen? Is it the the beach where fishermen work as if the world hasn't changed in the last 400 years? Is it the friendly and personal atmosphere in this tiny lodge of five luxurious bungalows? May be it is a unique mixture of ingredients that have made... More 

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Have just spent 6 idyllic days at MBB with three kids aged 12, 14 and 14. Quiet, relaxed and one of the most scenic sites on the Kenya Coast. Deserted beach, traditional ngalawas moored next door and none of the normal scourges found on the more popular Kenyan beaches. Reminded me of Diani 40 years ago. The kids loved the... More 

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