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Kivulini Luxury Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   MAYUNGU ROAD, Malindi, Kenya
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Kivulini Luxury Resort

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Ranked #7 of 24 hotels in Malindi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reykjavik, Iceland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I stayed at the Kivulini Resort for 3 weeks from December to January I had booked 10 days. When I arrived and saw the smiling faces at the reception I new I was at the right place. so I extended my stay two times. It was hard to leave. The Hotel is all like new after total overhaul so everything... More

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Napoli, Italia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Me and my friend have recently stayed in this fantastic resort in Malindi. We have booked through booking.com and got a very reasonable rate, which was in fact lower than other nearby hotels. The location is splendid and the hospitality is awesome . They all tried to make us feel home, and the result was satisfying! They organized a transportation... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 1 week in early jan 2014. We originally booked for 3 nights but we liked it so much that we extended our stay for additional 4 nights! The place was recently refurbished and is now under new management. There is an Amazing buffet restaurant, with superb food, classy atmosphere and reasonable prices. Very... More

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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I stayed in this hotel over the dec period, whilst the hotel is ideally situated overlooking the coast with a decent sized swimming pool. The service and room quality leave alot to be desired. It took about 45 mins to be checked in, a bus load of Italian tourists arrived 15 mins after us but they all had their room... More

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raffaele c, Direttore at Kivulini Luxury Resort, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, we want thank you very much for your review. We are analyzing what’s happened during your short stay at Kivulini Luxury Resort and we apologize that you haven’t enjoyed our resort and our services that always, since your comment, have been very positive and satisfactory. We really looking forward on welcoming again at Kivulini in order to have... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed at this resort for four days during Christmas 2013. The staff at this hotel were very friendly and helpful especially a receptionist named Mary, better than anywhere else in kenya I stayed. The Rooms were big with air condition and the usuals. The problem I encountered is the TV Channels, mostly Italian speaking channels and not clear, no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We had a wonderful holiday here. And a nice christmas. they had a choir entertaining us throughout christmas eve night and free drinks going around as guests mingle then at midnight santa showed up with gifts for children. It's a very beautiful quite and serene place with rooms overlooking the ocean. You wake up looking at the scenic ocean and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in kivulini for four nights with my girls. I must say it was the best decision I ever made as far as booking this luxury resort. The rooms are big and spacious! The surroundings are breathtaking and everyone is so welcoming and lovely, I enjoyed the food and I was catered for perfectly. From yoga in the morning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

My wife and I had a memorable two nights stay for our marriage anniversary. Service was prompt and the staff very pleasant and helpful! A proper sandy beachfront would have earned the resort the five stars. Nonetheless, I hope to visit again and would definitely recommend a visit.

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Trieste, Italy
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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

the street to reach the resort is not with asphalt and takes about 10-15 minutes with car on a very bad stony and sandy road. the largeness of the beach is only about 100 meters and depth of 10 meters...if the tidal marine is low. the best thing that i appreciate is the swimming pool, one is for kids, the... More

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Additional Information about Kivulini Luxury Resort

Also Known As:
Kivulini Village Beach Malindi
Kivulini Luxury Resort Malindi, Kenya, Africa
Address: MAYUNGU ROAD, Malindi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi
#13 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Kivulini Luxury Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Charming Resort,a refined atmosphere where Privacy reign, relax and a incredible customer focus ... more   less 
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