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African House Resort

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Casuarina Road, Malindi 82100, Kenya
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Ranked #6 of 27 Malindi B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Having been transferred here at the last minute from our original choice hotel, my wife and I spent a fantastic 4 days at African House. The staff were really friendly, and very helpful; especially when it came to arranging a tuk-tuk to town on Saturday night. had a wonderful stay, and will definitely return at the first opportunity.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We spent two nights in African House and it was a bit of heaven. A calm and very nice garden with a pool, lovely, cosy rooms, authentic decoration... Food in the restaurant is delicious, you should try it, though a bit pricey. Stuff is very friendly and helpful. Location is not the best if you want to stay next to... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

As described by other reviewers, this place is crammed with African antiques and curios. With only 5 large rooms, and very spacious public areas, it feels more like staying in a private villa. We were the only guests there in the second week of January, so obviously very quiet. Staff very helpful. Could be picky about some aspects of the... More

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Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Fantastic hidden retreat 10 mins outside of Malindi. Just 4 or 5 rooms so there is terrific privacy. The pool is lovely and atmosphere is very relaxed. There is wifi, but not in the rooms. The service was outstanding. Would highly recommend this hotel. There are a few areas that could be improved upon. It would be great if the... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This place is hidden gem in Malindi, but still in a good location. This very small hotel has very luxurious feel to it, especially for that price. The decor is grand and fantastic, rooms are huge. Food (including breakfast) is prepared a'la carte to Your liking. Staff is very friendly and helpful and the dogs and a cat makes every... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

African house is a fantastic place hidden behind all the other beach resorts. Me and my girlfriend was blown away of how beautifull and nice this place was. The resort has a lot of african arts and funitures, which gives the place a personal and cozy atmosphere. Friendly people and the service was great. And its cheap as well. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Jm Mario Huijbregts from the Netherlands and J wilwrite some thing about African House resort J bean there for 2 weeks there and it was so biutiful Hotel,very nice rooms and a very nice staf they help me with every thing wat J want the do,J travel a lot n all this years and visit a lot of 5 star... More

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Los Angeles, California
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38 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

There are so many good things to say about African House Resort that I don't know where to start. I will start by saying that if good service is high on your list of requirements when choosing a hotel for your vacation then African House Resort is your place. First, the service was outstanding. Fredrick, our waiter, took care of... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

The African House Resort is a magnificant little piece of quiet royalty nestled between swaying palm trees and thatched roofs. When you walk by the pool, you're greeted by a pair of stone dolphins and head to your rooms up a magestic staircase. It's all like something out of a palace in the 1900's but the wireless internet, helpful staff,... More

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Address: Casuarina Road, Malindi 82100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — African House Resort 4*
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African House Resort Malindi, Kenya, Africa

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