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Lion in the Sun Resort

5.0 of 5 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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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35 hotel reviews
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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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Mombasa, Kenya
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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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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Additional Information about Lion in the Sun Resort

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*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Lion In The Sun Hotel Malindi
Lion In The Sun Resort Malindi, Kenya, Africa
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi

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