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New Palm Tree Hotel

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Nkrumah Road | Old Town, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are below average but value for money..... the best part is courteous and caring staff with the location..... its very near to fort jesus and opposite to ram mandir (hindu temple)................ even other places like famous restaurants and commercial establishments in down town are very much accessible through tuk tuk... (auto riksha)..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I stayed here for two days and the rooms are very nice with a free wifi internet. Staffs are very nice, friendly and kind. the room had a very nice mosquito net and the AC worked very nice, I loved it. Very conveniently located within the town center and near the old town and Fort Jesus. Will come again and... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have just spent the past 5 nights at the New Palm Tree Hotel. I was here for a teacher workshop. The other hotels suggested were in the same area but much more expensive. I found the New Palm Tree Hotel to be a good, budget hotel for someone basically just needing a clean place to sleep. I found the... More 

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58 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The staff is what sold us on the hotel, even if the rooms were a bit dirty and in need of maintenance. The price was good for Kenya and Mombasa, especially the location if you need to catch an early bus. This hotel could be a charmer!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights while stopping over in Mombasa. In a nice location close to Fort Jesus, and the interesting art and craft streets of the town. Be warned it looks nothing like photos on their website, they must have been taken about 15 years ago. However, it feels secure, its comfy enough, quite a good price, and their... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The hotel has a great courtyard on the first floor where you can spend your time with a book and a drink. The location is amazing although it can get pretty lonely at night. The complimentary breakfast is good until you spot the cockroaches! The room was not clean, the floor has a layer of dust permanently attached to it.... More 

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NewPalmTreeHotel, Guest Relations Manager at New Palm Tree Hotel, responded to this review

With due respect we honor all our customers and their reviews about us. find Some response to areas reviewed in this review Below; Loneliness at night : we are surrounded by Financial Institutions, Banks, Foreign Exchange Bureaus, Offices, Police Line, County government administration etc so at night the movement is quite less as compared to Business working hours. Cockroach: We... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The hotel is clean and quite comfortable. There is AC in the room and free wifi in the hotel. The breakfast was simply but really good. Staff was very friendly and helpful. It's really close to the old town and the fort Jesus. Good value for the price.

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Quebec City, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights in March 2014. This very basic hotel is situated in Mombasa downtown (Mombasa Island), about 20 minutes walk from the Fort Jesus. Good things about this hotel: (1) downtown location; (2) relatively low price; (3) water availability 24/24; (4) air conditioning (very noisy but also much needed). Bad and very bad things:... More 

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Cologne, Germany
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I stayed for three nights in this hotel, and I was very satisfied with my stay. By Kenyan standards the price is good value - the staff are very helpful and friendly, the rooms are clean, and the location is great. There is a cafe, some computers for internet use, and good Wifi on the roof terrace. I definitely recommend... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Let me start by saying I've stayed in much worse places over the 17 years I've been traveling in Africa. However, for a place that does online check in and gets some very good reviews on tripadvisor, this place was a disappointment. Rooms were very run down, my toilet was not flushing and it took a long time for the... More 

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