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Nightingale Apartments

Serena Beach Road | Shanzu, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Fiance and I had an amaizing experience over the Easter Holidays at Nightingale Apartments.My highlights being the good customerservice,the spacious rooms that were very clean,the swimming pool.I would definately stay at this hotel again and i would recommend it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The services were good and the staff were nice. But the location from the beach is through a narrow, dark path, and far from the happening beaches. It was also a good 20 minute walk through a quiet road from the Malindi Road, where tuktuks/matatus are available to reach the good beaches. Good for long term stay, but if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

My wife n I had a mervelous time @Nightingale for our honeymoon in feb2015.the plce is quiet n serene,the staff were all so friendly as if u r the only guest there(although for sure there were vry few guests,it being a low season I guess).I must mention their well maintained Cristal clear swngpool like a 5star one.our housekeeper evn used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Another great experience at the welcoming Nightingale. The Makuti is fully restored and Humphry is back to his very best serving ice cold beers. The Apartments now include AC as standard which was needed in February. Catherine the Owner continues to fuss over all of her guests, This visit she arranged a goat feast for my Fiances birthday. The food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Good reception on arrival, the food is just amazing. They organize your transport as its a bit far from the main road. Its self catering so u can cook for yourself if you want to. Their facilities are very updated from the showers to kitchen equipment. If u want to be close to the beach, this is NOT the place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The place has been chosed due to its value for money and location (not far away from Mtwapa, i.e. both close to the beach and a town). You can get it easily from Mombasa (take matatu from Digo Road, the price is 40 Shl, it's better to negotiate the price before you seat, especially when you are first time in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Keep on returning to the Nightingale. It is a well managed establishment close to Shanzu beach. Spacious and clean rooms backed up by great service and a very secure compound. Humphry serves a great cold beer with a smile. Breakfast are cooked to your personal preferences and the pool is so enticing. Representing great value I will return again and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is a great place to stay, I have been to Kenya 4 times in 2 years. This is by far the best place we have stayed the apartments are clean and reasonably furnished, full cooker even a microwave safe and fridge with small freezer. Air-con if needed but fans and mossi nets in every room. and all English plugs.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

though spacious rooms and clean, very slow hotel service, food is repetitive, no local food taste. bathrooms toiletries needs improvement.....generally we did not like the place at all. far from the main road. advertisement should correspond to the reality on ground. the kitchenette should be supplied with coffee maker. mattress needs upgrading.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The apartments are new, clean and spacious and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Also loved the big, spacious rooms with basic but clean and good quality furniture and amenities. The pool was also really nice. Excellent value for money. The food service was a bit slow when the restaurant was busy, however. On the downside, the location can... More 

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