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Lion in the Sun Resort

Casuarina Road, Marine Park, Malindi, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Lion in the Sun was even better than I had expected. The room was well and tastefully furnished and very clean. It showed no signs of the wear and tear that is characteristic of many other hotels in this area. The wireless broadband worked without interruption in the room and around the rest of the hotel. The other areas of... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I had a fantastic time at this very unique welcoming resort! Sabine, Kennedy and the rest of the of the team looked after us so well. Their laid back approach really does mean that you feel like you are home away from home. The rooms are simple and well furnished with a lot of space, your own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lion in the Sun is an idyllic setting. Its a beautiful place to stay. The pools, gardens and houses are all amazing - there are so many places to sit and relax that are simply stunning. We stayed over the New Year period and it was a lovely balance of being peaceful but with some people around. Definitely a great... More 

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Malindi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

It was a breathtaking experience when I for the first time arrived at the Resort. No wonder the frequently visited Hotel by the rich and famous!Everything is perfectly in place..from the setting,food and service.The staff are amazing!The SPA is without any doubt the best I have ever since(Sophisticated equipment,qualified personnel,very well appointed details. Arrived weighing 86kgs but was 80kg after... More 

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Alcoy, España
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Excellent location, magnifique service at all levels. Beautiful area, beach magnifique. really a place to go, relax and enjoy the conversations with your colleagues. Do not miss the chance to visit the city, really interesting. follow the instructions of the people in the hotel about leaving in the surroundings.

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Nairobi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Plus Points:- • Amazing, very friendly excellent service from each and every local staff member. They went out of their way to cater for our requested dishes or so we felt. • Beautiful and very peaceful layout. • The Spa staff was accommodating and excellent at their work especially Millie and Dina. • Took us around Malindi town in their... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

The decor, layout and ambiance of this place is absolutely lovely. If frangipani in the Air, lazy swims in heated pools, sunbathing on pristine white sunbeds, or finding. New spot to curl up with a book, iPad or magazine is your thing then this is the place for you. Although the rooms are not huge, you don't spend much time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

The only way in which to appreciate Lion in the Sun is to visit it to expereince the unique ambience and decor, the amazing food, the superb efficient and friendly service from everyone and much more. We went with our two little girls and couldn't have asked for a better holiday - teh girls loved it and the staff (especially... More 

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paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

My wife and I had a most enjoyable stay af Lion in the Sun. The staff is extremely nice and helpful. Our room was very spacious and coimfortable. The beach with white sand is absolutely fantastic.. The Spa equipment is very impressive and the massages were like we experiences in no otehr place. We cannot wait to come back.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Was told that it is the best place to stay since I was looking for a luxury place in Malindi Checked and found that its the most expensive resort in Malindi Pics look nice so I decided to stay there Booked through Expedia after checking with the hotel reservation and found that its more expensive to book directly Rooms are... More 

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