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Hotel African Pearl

Lamu Road, Malindi, Kenya
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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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Aalborg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I went to Malindi in February, and it was very hot and nice. The room had aircondition and a very nice balcony where I spend most of my time. The rooms were spacy, but very common. The breakfast was nice with eggs, bread and fredag fruit - and of course the/coffee and juice

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Cologne, Germany
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The best thing about this hotel is the lovely decor and scenery - it is definitely one of the most pleasing on the eye hotels I have stayed in. The room was also beautifully decorated with a lovely view from the balcony, but unfortunately the shower did not work properly and we had no hot water. The food in the... More 

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Kortehemmen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We visited this hotel during 1 week with 10 persons. Everything was well The staff will do everything to make us comfortable. It is a quit place nearby the beach and centre. The place is very safe and the garden and pool are perfect.

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Nairobi
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Its a nice place to be. The staff in friendly. Jeff the owner is more than friendly to the femele guest than normal. But when he spent more time to this all off African Pearl hotel and drink not so much, than it will be better than now. Its clean place. The breakfast is a little small, but ok. Airco... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We visited the hotel for refreshments a number of times. Jeff was an exceptional host and we enjoyed the venue every time. You get the feeling you are unrestricted when at the African Pearl. Think I will stay here next time. :)

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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

jeff came up trumps yet again the three weeks there was brilliant always a warm welcome good breakfast to start the day clean and newly decorated rooms welcoming staff nothing is too much trouble cant wait to go back next year or sooner if we win the lottery.THANKS AGAIN JEFF HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON. KAREN 'N' DAVE.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

We stayed here over New Year's because it was the only place on the entire coast we found with a vacancy. But really, if you don't want to pay the exorbitant (peak season) rates charged by the beachside resorts, this is an OK option. We had a car so we were not bothered by the location - we could go... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

This hotel is on quite a busy road, but the gardens and swimming pool / chill area mean you would barely notice. Look, this is a locally-run hotel kind of in between a backpacker hostel and a basic chain-style hotel - i.e. there are things which work, other things which work less (some areas could do with a bit of... More 

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nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

The rooms here are very spacious,well maintained and the balcony 2....i found Geff and the whole staff so friendly for the 3days i was there...Breakfast was so fantastic and its a very affordable place.i really did love the place because it met our travel needs which was to find a relaxing quiet place away from the stressful day 2 day... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

Jeff and his staff were super friendly and helpful and it's a nice setting with a bar, restaurant and pool area but it's at the far end of town and no access to the beach. Most of the people there were business travelers while we were there and we found the breakfast was good. The hotel was recommended by Rough... More 

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