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Reef Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nyali beach | off Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa 82234-8010, Kenya
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Ranked #17 of 45 hotels in Mombasa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wroclaw, Poland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

HOTEL. I recommend the Reef Hotel (Mombasa), I was really satisfied with what I got there. You can use the swimming pools till 5.45 p.m. (they pour some chemicals) and that is a bit too early, it would be much better if they did it after the sun is down at about 6.15 p.m. LOCATION. The location of the hotel... More

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Kiruna, Sverige
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good midrange hotel (280usd for 4 nights), good sized poolsand right next to the beach. The downside is that is quite far away from the city center, about 7km. The rooms are clean, comfortable beds but the ac is really not that cold.. Mosquito nets for the beds but the bathrooms are getting a bit worn out. Breakfast is... More

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Noida, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel, just on the beach. nice swimming pool. good food. Nice breakfast. I went there for a short business trip and i booked the hotel. It was good decision as i was able to relax. Very peaceful place. Internet was a problem, so if you need internet all the time then it may not be right choice.

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25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a high middle of the range beachside hotel, with all you could reasonably want. 2 swimming pools, one for serious swimmers, well maintained grounds, comfortable rooms, pleasant restaurants, and of course, with lovely sea views. It's been around for years, but has been looked after well. You should not be disappointed here.

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Dublin, Ireland
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am very happy to say all is well in Reef Hotel again. They have a new front office manager, happy days. I was a bit sceptical of staying in Reef again after my last trip, but I didn't want to let that bully of a manager stop me visiting my favourite hotel, thankfully he only lasted two months in... More

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Krakow, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reef Hotel is a very nice place with great pool and wonderful ocean view. However the hotel is rather small is there everythink to the relaxation. We had all inclusive option and we was satisfy. The staff was friendly. In the hotel are animations on the day was agua aerobic, water polo. After the dinner was shows: acrobatic or Masai... More

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Helsinki, Finland
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

ATMOSPHERE: The Reef is not a 5-star hotel, nor is it trying to be. But it's a great choice if you're looking for a low-key, relaxed holiday. We stayed here for 2 weeks at the end of February and loved it. It's smaller than some of the popular hotels like Traveller's Beach and the vibe is more relaxed than in... More

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

It was great fun to stay Reef hotel in Mombasa. Overall condition is pretty good in hotel. Must say definitely best part of hotel is great pool with water activity. Also beach is nice. Go for sea view rooms.

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Marstrand, Sweden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Nice and friendly hotel. Ok standard and price at good location. Beach is much nicer here than further north where it is much more touristic. A fantastic view of the sea from the restaurant. Free internet!

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is a large well maintained hotel with expansive grounds in a totally safe and secure area of Mombasa. 3 swimming pools, lots of recreational activities, wonderful beachfront and live music nightly.

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Also Known As:
Reef Hotel Mombasa
Address: Nyali beach | off Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa 82234-8010, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Mombasa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Reef Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Reef Hotel Mombasa is a friendly, relaxed Hotel, professionally managed since 40 years by the same family to serve a mix of international and resident guests. The hotel offers a combination of resort facilities for beach holidays, as well as business services including conference rooms and corporate business facilities. The Reef Hotel Mombasa is conveniently situated on the white sandy beaches of Nyali overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean. We are adjacent to the very best shopping areas, clubs, restaurants and golf courts and only 7 kilometres north of Mombasa city centre. The original Reef Hotel Mombasa was built in 1972. The hotel just had a significant renovation and has re-opened with new designed rooms and public areas. Reef Hotel rooms are air-conditioned, each with its own bathroom, balcony, telephone extension and TV. Buffets are the traditional way we serve meals with a international mix of cuisine. Enjoy our romantic candle-lit dinners on theme nights (African, Chinese, Lebanese, Indian, International, etc) and regular barbeques. A choice of 3 restaurants and 4 bars, and water sports directly on the beach assure you that the Reef Hotel Mombasa is ready for your holiday. With regular entertainment by our resident live band and disco, 3 fantastic swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, relaxed sun-bathing and elegant evenings; yours will be a very special holiday in Reef Hotel Mombasa. ... more   less 
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