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Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments

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Bamburi Beach | Along Mombasa - Malindi Highway, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time. Needed time away from my hectic life and this place provided the perfect atmosphere. Quiet and away from the main road. The beach on the doorstep! I could not get enough of the water. Staff were fantastic. Van provided twice a day into town to get supplies. Van driver was great with lots of tips and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Excellent rooms with a beach view. The one bedroom has 50" flat screen in both the living and the bedroom (WOW) and its completely furnished... full size fridge, oven, microwave, cooker, pots ,... as in you can live in the room without the need to go to that dodgy restaurant (sulisuli) down stairs. I say its dodgy coz the wont... More 

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My friends' and my family really enjoyed our time in a home away from home. The walk morning and late night walk at the beach was just perfect!. The swimming pool was i guess the most enjoyed time for our families. I enjoyed the space, hygiene and the warm welcoming staff. Definitely planning a visit soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I booked our Christmas holiday at Cowrie for our family months in advanced. I was drawn to Cowrie because of the amazing pictures online…however, I did not imagine that being there would take my breath away the way it did. Upon arrival, we were unexpectedly upgraded to a clean and spacious three bedroom apartment facing the sea. It was great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We stayed at the studio apartment for 1 night and totally loved our stay. The room is immaculately clean with all the basic amenities provided and functioning well. The pool is well maintained and the food served by the beach bar is delicious. The staff are all courteous esp Sheila of reception, always smiling and ready to assist with any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I love staying at Cowrie Shell. Everyone is so friendly from the pick up at the airport to the housekeeping staff. The rooms are spotlessly clean and fitted really well. Beach front location, with less beach boys to bother you than other places They run a free shuttle to the local mall twice a day, which is really useful. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Stayed for seven days with my family, kids enjoyed a lot at the swimming pool and the sea side. We had good service Evans and the other staff were very much welcoming. Clean rooms., towels and bed sheets. Had dinner at suli suli bar where we meet Gordon the owner who was very welcoming and friendly. The food was good.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

stayed at cowrie shell beach apartment for 4 nights........... on arrival @ 4.30 pm we were told to sit down cause the apartment is not ready (still being cleaned)....... after checking in 2 rooms a/c not working (no repairs & maintenance)..... so after 2hrs we are moved to another apartment which we were given in a very bad state it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

my wife and me were in cowrie again for 7 weeks, 7 fantastic weeks, thanks to the friednly staff, the manager george, who s always ready to help were he can.nice and clean apartment, suly suly restaurant who serve good food and cold drinks. it was so ice again. we caome back next year soon after newyear.

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stayed at Cowrie Shells Beach apartments for a 3 day vacation. I wish I had more information before booking a studio because what would have worked best would have been a one bedroom apartment. This is a a clean facility and the staff was very courteous and polite. The food was good when we ate in the restaurant and the... More 

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George-Wanambisi, General Manager at Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Your objective feedback is noted and much appreciated. We are glad that you found our staff courteous and polite. Also we are committed to continuous improvement and each of your regrettable experience will be addressed. Please note that we indeed have DVD players for requesting guest and any miscommunication otherwise is highly regrettable. Looking forward to serve you... More 

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