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Lion in the Sun Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Casuarina Road, Marine Park, Malindi, Kenya
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Ranked #15 of 25 hotels in Malindi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013
JM001_1984 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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Malindi, Kenya
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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Mombasa, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

A very exclusive boutique hotel in Malindi.Built on second row from the beach but still very impressive.The place is exactly how it looks on the website.The rooms are beautifully decorated in a simplified manner. Absolutely loved it.They also offer bicycles for guests to ride to the beach and have a interesting open van that drives guests to the restaurant.The food... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012 via mobile

I ve been to Lion in the sun 7 times in the past 3 years...this mean i ve been in different periods..and different situations...single,with girlfriends,with my boyfriend. Everything is absolutely perferct,the bedrooms,the service and the spa..i loose 3 kg every week doing sport(great personal trainer),eating healthy but tasty,relaxing and doing incredibly good massages. The beach is beautiful and i higly... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I stayed in February for two nights at this great venue. If you like staying around teh pool to relax, You will be spoiked by the choice. As for the beach, it is just a few minutes away and the hotel runs a shuttle service. Teh rooms are extremely spacious and set up in clusters of 4 rooms. Each cluster... More

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Address: Casuarina Road, Marine Park, Malindi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion in the Sun Resort 5*
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