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Lawford's Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lamu Road | PO Box 20, Malindi, Kenya
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Ranked #12 of 24 hotels in Malindi
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading some of the negative feedback here, I'm wondering what these people want. This hotel was very nice, huge garden, two big pools, rooms were very nice as well with everything what you needed. Only air con was playing, but when you told them at the reception, it was repaired in short time. The restaurant was beautiful. I love... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I stayed at the hotel during the Malindi Rally and the hospitality and welcome from staff and the General Manager in particular was refreshing. The general manager Mr. Mungai ensured that all our team were well taken care of and when we asked for a late checkout as our flight was mid afternoon, he had no problem extending it! Small... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Located right at the center of Malindi, near the store with fixed prices. Excellent cuisine, great selection of different dishes, 1x a week (Thursday) - African night. African food and Maasai dance. Very helpful staff, the guest is 'God'. Dinner by candlelight. Beautiful garden in which are two swimming pools with bars leads directly to the beach. As a bonus... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The location is perfect, as you are very close to the city but still on the beach. Modern design of the rooms, suit is big enough with comfortable furniture. Territory is clean and big pool is good. Not really fancy place for kids, but very pleasant for the couple . The buffet is correct with seafood and grilled fish every... More

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Hong Kong, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Firstly, the restaurant: only one available and just buffets. After a week of safaris and buffets, you yearn for a nice a la carte menu. And the buffet isn't even great. They also have a system where they put a number on the table and you are supposed to sit where your room number is placed. After 2 days of... More

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Princeville, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We loved this resort. It is right on the beach and has a very attentive staff. The grounds are beautiful, and the food is delicious! We wish we could have stayed there longer instead of being stuck in Watamu for a week before we discovered Lawford's.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This Hotel have a view to die for, beautiful rooms. A very kind staff. The restaurant service need to be changed. A very poor bfast for the stars that hotel have. The manager needs more training , if at all is a professional.....

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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The hotel is very nice. The building at the back of the hotel where we stayed is not quite as beautiful as the rest of the hotel, but the rooms were OK, very clean and the staff was extremely helpful and professional (everyone seemed to speak English and Italian). There are two swimming pools, the bigger one was very good.... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

To Kenya, I chose with my friend because I needed rest and relaxation of the workload. Lawford's Hotel is natural to do it. Rest, silence and regeneration are secured. The staff was kind, respectful, but take a moment intrusive. But do not take this as a negative aspect. The resort is beautiful and spacious ...The only major complaint I have... More

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Also Known As:
Lawford's Hotel Malindi, Kenya, Africa
Address: Lamu Road | PO Box 20, Malindi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lawford's Hotel 4*
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