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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Oslo, Norway
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101 reviews 101 reviews
35 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel has been around for a good number of years. It has been upgraded and maintained regularly and it looks in decent shape. My room was nice and clean with sea view. The bathroom was a bit old style but everything worked fine. The swimming pools at Reef are very nice, one has a "swim up" bar. The hotel... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here with my boyfriend on toward end of may 2014. Location is great near to nyalo town where we have shopping malls. The inhotel clubs service were excellent very welcoming guys.unlike the hotel eating place the waitresses had some atitude we never liked.at some point we were late for breakfast so they had almost moved all the buffet... More

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Ann G, Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Reef Hotel for your recent holiday and having spared time to share your experiences. We are glad to hear that you liked it so much and that you had a good time with us. Upon reading your comment we immediately took action and called a meeting with... More

Kaiserslautern, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel in african style is one of the best in Mombasa.The service,eat and shows are very nice and very good.I had a beautifull time there.Thank you Reef Hotel.The pools was allways clean,the team understands humor.Taxis were always ready.And not to forget the little souvenirs shop in the hotel.

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Ann G, Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Reef Hotel for your recent holiday and having spared time to share your experiences. We are glad to hear that you liked it so much and that you had a good time with us. We work hard to keep our standards high and are pleased to read... More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Nice hotel, nice food and right on the beach, the rooms are a bit tired though and you don't get value for money. We stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed ourselves. The safe in the room is not available for free! The hotel requires you to rent it if you want to use. We did a mistake and chose... More

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Ann G, Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for having chosen Reef Hotel for your recent holiday and having spared time to share your experiences. We have taken note of your feedback and we are looking into the matter so as to ensure it never reoccurs and all our guests are comfortable throughout their stay. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

After being robbed at Mombassa backpackers this place gave me great deal. typical kenyan style, shower and toilet weren't amazing but i had ocean views with wifi in room and ocean views. Seafood was great too. Staff super friendly! Recommend! Beachfront and access without harassment!!

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Kampala
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Slept at this Hotel for 2 nights 4th and 5th June 2014. Liked the breeze near the swimming pool side. The food was fine with so many people converging here for super and having a nice evening talk. I even sighted my good Professor from Strathmore in the Group. I would comfortably recommend someone to stay there given that the... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Reef hotel is an excellent place to stay. We arrived after 5 days of Safari (sleeping in tents) to stay for tree days and it was a really good choice. The hotel is quite far from the city center, but is silent and great place for relax. The suff is really helpful, funny and it is a pleasure to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with the Reef. Really good for a three star hotel. Buffet restaurant had a good and healthy variety of food. All staff in the hotel did everything to make our stay a happy one. Their care was genuine and definitely not a slimy way to get tips. This resort is quite spacy, 2 swimming Pools, and... More

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Khartoum, Sudan
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Very good location, near Nyali shopping centre. Beautiful views from hotel. When we arrived, a fabulous welcome from staff. Rooms not clean. Beds well made but first night when returned from pool, bed infested by red ants that bite! We called and it was taken care of. However, under bedding had damp smell that had me and one of my... More

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Good locaton, clean rooms, fair price, good wifi, good security, ok breakfast, great staff, they ask extra money for use of loom lockers which is annoying, they need to start sheesha again. Good restaurants with amazing sea view. Will stay again

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Address: Nyali beach | off Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa 82234-8010, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Reef Hotel 3*
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Mombasa
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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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