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Joysvilla Guesthouse

Mombasa Road, Malindi, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi-Kenya
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Joysvilla is an awesome place.Stayed here in March 2014-My boyfriend&I during his B/day.For people who love classy,simple,setup ithout crowding,this is the best place in Malindi. The 3nights we stayed there I loved the whole experience.The pricing is very fair&gives pretty good value for money.Being inthe swimming pool late just laxing was one best bit,wi-fi internet was great,clean neat rooms,the brkfast... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A clean and well run guest house in good grounds with a stunning feature pool. The room was tastefully decorated and well cleaned daily. Breakfasts were fairly simple and the property lacks a bar. Overall this Italian style villa represents good value and is fairly close to the beaches by bike or tuk tuk. i will return.

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Mainajoy, Manager at Joysvilla Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Trevor for your appreciation and rating. It is always important for potential guest and to us too to know your experience,for us its quite motivating and encouraging. We will be so glad to host you next time. Best Regards More 

Mombasa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Stayed over for a weekend with my girlfriend on a visit to malindi. Great service, quite and lovely environment, good rooms. Downside is of in room entertainment, it needs improvement i.e better TV. A definite consideration for an affordable getaway place to stay!

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Mainajoy, Manager at Joysvilla Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to let everyone know of your stay at Joysvilla. We were also very much pleased by stay and we would love to host you again. Its our promise to strive to maintain our standard and make better as well as look into the issue raised so you are more pleased during your next stay at... More 

Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I would like to take this opportunity to say what a great holiday my family and I had at Joysvilla Guest House in Malindi. This was our first visit to Malindi and we did not know to expect. We checked in at Joysvilla on 23rd December, and the manager/owner really looked after us. We stayed in room 101, and my... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Not far from the airport so I wish they could organize transport for those arriving by this means. Breakfast could be a bit more variety filled especially since it s the only meal they provide. The dstv channels could be improved and the TV in my room did not work the whole time I was there. My son enjoyed the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My family and I spent 4 days at Joys Villa Guest House and our expectations were exceeded by far! The Manager, staff, ambience, security, meals, very clean swimming pool, access to Indian Ocean beaches, transport system are owesome. Miss no opportunity to be hosted at Joys Villa Guest House Malindi.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

When i stayed at Joysvilla i felt at home. It is cozy, welcoming and secure. The Manager, Joyce, and her staff are friendly and professional. The rooms are clean and spacious. I recommend Joysvilla to both business and leisure travelers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I travel to Malindi once a year on business and decided to try this new place. I really enjoyed my stay. The price is very hard to beat. The guesthouse grounds snd common areas are beautiful. The rooms are warm but have celing fans. Great shower with no water problems in bathroom, great pool and good breakfast. Joy is very... More 

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Valledupar, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

We only stayed there for one night but it was enough to say it is a very nice place. All the staff are very friendly. The rooms are awesome! We had booked a room for 3 but as we met friends on the way we turned out to be 5 and the just put extra beds without any problem. The... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The good Right in the heart of Malindi town 3 minutes from the main road. Nice mature garden. Pool. Spacious rooms. Late night checkin. Homely. Very budget friendly. Generally good for the value.... Improvement areas The road leading to the house swampy and totally confusing. The showers had no adequate pressure especially mornings. Mattresses not comfortable at all. They need... More 

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