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Kilili Baharini Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Casuarina Road, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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Ranked #5 of 25 hotels in Malindi
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have have been at kilili baharini for the last four days and its been really relaxing. The staff are very attentive. The room is spacious and there are all this lounge chairs and day beds even at the beach. The rooms are few and private adding to the cozy feel. And on some days, they serve you breakfast at... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights this past weekend. I hardly ever write reviews for places, but this is just an incredible hotel, completely relaxing, beautiful, clean, excellent service. I love how the structure of the hotel gives privacy, including a private pool, and the rooms are HUGE and gorgeous. There are beds all over the beach, so many places... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Kilili rightly ranks in the top 5 on TA for the past couple of years. One of the few places in Malindi where quality and service actually matches the prices they charge. Great airy rooms with plunge pools all over the compound and two larger pools near the top end spa and the coconut tree lined beach. Good breakfast now... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

After discovering this beautiful paradise right on the beach, it was a total surprise when the food served to us looked and tasted like something from a street stall outside. Hope the Italian management address this soon before we look elsewhere

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Warsaw, Poland
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6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Extraordinary! Eventhough you feel like in the middle of italian beach (90 % of guests are from Italy) the international spirit is there. Excellent service. All rooms with view to almost private swimming pool which we used in the evening after wole day at the beach. Marco - the manager takes care of all guests and train the stuff to... More

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Fort Portal, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

My second trip to Malindi and this trip was focused on fishing the Indian Ocean... hot and fairly cramped and tiring but exciting two days, on a boat. We really needed pampering...lovely large rooms with super efficient air-conditioning and tastefully done. The main pool was ready for use by 8.00 am and the beach blissfully empty of hawkers and hustlers,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

I'd give this hotel 3 stars if that. The room looked old and shabby. Breakfast had to be ordered to the room, so when you order a fruit platter you get one banana, half a passion fruit and one piece of mango - awful! When Kenya is known for the freshest fruits and vegetables, ordering an orange juice and getting... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

i been there it was so nice . frndly staff . very good service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012 via mobile

The hotel is very nicely done, with the coastal touch. I took the Room near the spa, had a nice big pool next to the room. Service and food was good. I was so disappointed with the beach it was full of sea weed, couldnt walk or swim, probably seasonal. Theres a gym on the beach. Breakfast is served in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

This place is GORGEOUS. The food is amazing, the decor is tasteful, the staff are friendly, amazingly skilled in languages and just attentive enough (I find too much attention can be a bit oppressive), and the facilities including numerous swimming pools and a spa are excellent. You pay for it. But if you wanted to splash out - particularly for... More

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Address: Casuarina Road, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kilili Baharini Resort & Spa 5*
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Kilili Baharini is an exclusive complex surrounded by a botanical garden with more than 250 different spices of tropical plants. It has 29 comfortable air-conditioned rooms with large verandas, 3 prestigious suites, 3 junior suites, 5 pools, 2 bars, restaurant, the KILILI SPA MEDICALLIFE and the amazing beach with white sand, the ‘Silversand Beach”.Rooms: Each room is furnished with care, overlooking one of the pools and has a private veranda, where breakfast is served every morning in order to make a charming and unforgettable experience.All rooms are equipped with a split air conditioning, ceiling fan, mini-bar (on request), safe, telephone, hair dryer, courtesy kit and mosquito nets. The decor is simple but gives a great deal of attention to detail and is inspired by great elegance and in African swahili style. The 3 junior suites and 3 suites are equipped with satellite television and an electric kettle for making tea & coffee '.Bar & Restaurant: Kilili Baharini offers ample space where you can talk and relax.Throughout the day, visit our Beach bar for refreshments, smoothies and fresh juices at a small fee.In the mid morning, we offer you tasty snacks on the beach. For lunch, a buffet is prepared fresh and stocked in the restaurant overlooking the beach or directly on the beach in front of the Ocean.In the afternoon, at the pool, you will enjoy tea and coffee with biscuits and cakes. In the evening at the main bar, we offer ‘appetizers’ to accompany your favorite cocktails (fee required). Dinner is served at the restaurant or in the garden near the beach. ... more   less 
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