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Sandies Coconut Village

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Casuarina Road, Malindi 868, Kenya (Formerly Planhotel Coconut Village)
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Ranked #16 of 25 hotels in Malindi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Spent a month there and found service and staff to be just great food was good and evenings round the pool with a brandy finished my day of really well I thought the management went that extra bit extra to make everything as good as it should be and all of the staff were most helpful and always happy to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

We arrived after lunch concluded and were met with 'sandwiches', also known as two slices of thick slightly stale bread with a thin piece of unidentifiable meat. The rooms are nothing like what is portrayed on the website. Spartan and tiny. 'Deluxe beachfront'? I think not. I write this while currently residing at the hotel. Having enjoyed endless power cuts... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

What a wonderful resort. We travelled as 3 single girls, sharing a triple family room. It had a large comfy double bed and a single bed, both surrounded by mosquito nets. There is a large walk in cupboard and a gigantic bathroom - perfect for three girls. There are 3 swimming pools and a private beach, overlooking the actual beach.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were here in 2009 for a short stay and decided to stay again this year for 6 days. Price was good, food great, housekeeping fabulous, but the beach boys spoiled it. Everytime a person was close to the beach you got pestured. Pool was good, if a person was left alone. My wife and I spent two months in... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

We stayed at Sandies Coconut Village in December following a few days on safari in the Masai Mara (which was incredible). Overall we were not impressed and would certainly not return nor recommend it to anyone else who’s looking to add a beach portion onto their Kenya trip. Summary appears below. Check-in First of all, the staff at the front... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

We stayed at 'Coconut' for 5 days, followed by 2 days next door at Plan Hotel's other property, Tropical Village. Malindi's notorious beach boys did prove a menace, as we were warned, at both properties, but the area is beautiful, and the staff were great. Food was also varied, and good. The rooms at Coconut (though sea-facing in some cases)... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

We stayed for 6 nights in December. Coconut village is part of the Plan Hotels group which has 3 more hotels in malindi, almost neighbouring one another. Coconut is the smaller and quieter one. with fewere faimiles and children. Ideal for a romantic holiday with just your spouse. We were upgraded to the beach front room whch was just perfect.... More

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Prague
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

My partner and I spent ten days in Coconut Village in February last year and we absolutely loved it! The hotel is simple but all you need is there. We recommend to book a room with a sea view, that was what made our holiday so special. Each morning we just opened the door and were on the beautiful white... More

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Address: Casuarina Road, Malindi 868, Kenya (Formerly Planhotel Coconut Village)
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandies Coconut Village 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool
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#4 Spa Hotel in Malindi #9 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
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