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Nightingale Apartments

Serena Beach Road | Shanzu, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Pretoria
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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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west yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

we stayed here for 8 weeks so we saw alot of comings and goings around these apartments , at first we thought the apartments was great but most of the rooms arent finished e.g wardrobe handles and draws not finished kitchen cupboard doors not on little things but it would look better , all the staff who work there are... More

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Chapel Hill, NC
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is a lovely place. While it is not perfect, for the price I don't think you can do better. The apartments are spare but clean. Most of what you need is there. The restaurant was quite tasty and the variety is excellent. There is a very wonderful pool and sitting area. The staff is superb and went out of... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

the apartments are not "sea facing" unless you take that very literally - i.e they are facing the general direction of the sea, but make no mistake - you won't get a view of the sea. The other thing is it is not 100m from the Serena Hotel and the beach, unless you walk down a narrow and difficult track... More

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Warsaw
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We stayed there only for 2 nights. Fortunately later we moved to a different place. The information on the website was misleading if not false. The apartments are not located 5min but at least 20min from the beach and there is no ocean view from any of the rooms. Our apartment was not fully furnished and what is more several... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We stayed at this facility for 9 nights. It was very good, private and very well managed. In rate included a full (English) Breakfast. There is a very good pool, the apartments come furnished (albeit sparten but adjustable). The place is run by Catherine who manages a tight ship. There are two men of european origin (English??) who also co-own.... More

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Cartagena, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

My girlfriend and I stayed at the nightingale for 12 nights. Communication was fantastic via email as I was having problems paying, Catherine was very understanding and patient with me. We were looked after very well, Rooms are lovely and clean and it felt like we had a private pool. You get a real sense of community inside the Nightingale.... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed at Nightingale for 4 nights in November. We had researched on the internet and were not disappointed as the complex was just as nice as the pictures on the website. The price is very reasonable and everything is clean and new. The pool and garden areas are very attractive and the apartments are spacious. The... More

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dublin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

If you are staying for a mouth or so than this is a good place but for short stay its too isolated. You will end up getting taxis everywhere adding around 2000KSD or more to your daily budget. About 5hotels closed down nearby and there are lots of unfinished buildings, it’s a ghost beach at night. While I was there... More

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Additional Information about Nightingale Apartments

Address: Serena Beach Road | Shanzu, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 38 Specialty lodging in Mombasa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The apartment is a short walk from the beach and enjoy the cooling sea breeze. Staying in any of our rooms not only gives you access to the stunning views but also avails unmatched serenity. Whether you are on holiday or business we have what you are looking for. The rooms are spacious for unrestricted movement. The development has actually been modified to suit our physically challenged guests either on wheel chairs or otherwise. We care enough to think about your mobility inside the rooms, balcony and corridors. That is why we have a wheel chair raft on the balcony. Using the walkways around the property and corridors is hustle free. The kitchen has all the basic necessities at your disposal including a refrigerator, microwave, cutlery glassware, cooking utensils and diner sets. We have developed bathrooms that are conscious about the movement of the physically challenged ensuring they are safe and spacious. ... more   less 
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