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Kivulini Luxury Resort

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MAYUNGU ROAD, Malindi, Kenya
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, i don't know even where to begin from. After long working days and hours at work for months all I need was a perfect gateway with family and my girlfriend. We searched for best accommodation in Watamu/Malindi and like luck was on our side we stumbled upon this gem off the North Coast. The road towards the hotel would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this place best for giving time to ur family , Lovely atmosphere , warm welcome , Good hospitality , Value of money , I will give best resort in malindi , I enjoy here full relaxation , pool is very good , Foods are amazing

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Thank Dipendra S
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was your guest in December 2015. We checked in at the hotel on 24/12/15 and checked out on 1/1/2016. This is to convey our gratitude and appreciation for making our 2015 Christmas holiday memorable. We enjoyed every minute that we were at Kivulini, from the time we checked in, the welcome drink was awesome and the welcome from the... More 

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Thank Alice C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has the potential to be a great resort, with a lovely location, well-maintained public areas, a lovely pool and great Kenyan staff. The bedrooms and bathrooms are run-down, with exposed electrics and no working telephones; the satellite TV consists of four channels (no international news in English) and has poor reception at times; 'all-inclusive' does not include bottles of... More 

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Raffaele C, Direttore at Kivulini Luxury Resort, responded to this review

Dear guests , we know that you are the same people who wrote the previous review : A beautiful resort , let down by the perceived disinterest and arrogance of the management . " I will not lose even one minute of our precious time , we like to devote entirely to the improvement of our services to our wonderful... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kenyan staff were a fine example of customer service. Nothing was too much trouble - they were polite, chatty (without talking too much) and incredibly accommodating. The resort itself it idyllic - beautiful pool with a view of the beach and a luxury feel across the resort. You couldn't help but relax in these surroundings with the lovely weather... More 

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Raffaele C, Direttore at Kivulini Luxury Resort, responded to this review

Dear customer , we thank you for your review . It is not our style to respond to direct and negative reviews from our guests that we respect . IN this case, we would only write that everything you wrote in the review does not correspond to the truth . Your only aim was to get a discount at the... More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

There is a 2.5KM rough ride from where the tarmac road ends. It looks scary especially at night. It meant that i wouldn't be able to comfortably sample the Malindi nightlife during my stay. All else was great from the service to the rooms to the spa. I didnt have much of their food but breakfast was good. I would... More 

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Santa Margherita di Pula, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I had the chance to visit Kivulini with some friends during my last trip in Kenya! I would definitely reccomend Kivulini Resort to all my friends back home! The resort itself was beautiful, well maintained and safe! Rooms were very clean nice, spacious with typical african design. The staff was absolutely focused on guests needs and I wanna thank you... More 

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Raffaele C, Direttore at Kivulini Luxury Resort, responded to this review

Thank you on behalf of all the staff of Kivulini for your nice words . We hope to see you soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I recommend this hotel for those who want to enjoy the nice hospitality, swimming pool, and various types of food. The hotel is in a quiet place away from the city. The beach in front of the hotel is not for swimming, but they have a shuttle who drives you for free to the near Wayungu beach which is 3... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in December 2014. The check-in process was slow even though the staff were friendly. We were welcomed with fresh juice which was very refreshing, however it took long for one of the staff checking us in to run my fiancé’s card for payment. It was until Paula the manager came to her rescue and... More 

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2 Thank mamu431
raffaele c, Direttore at Kivulini Luxury Resort, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for having stayed at Kivulini Luxury Resort. We are very happy that your stay was beautiful. Regarding the double-charge we are making all the checks necessary to understand what may have happened. We are awaiting a response from the bank, we apologize but it is a problem that does not depend on Kivulini Luxury Resort. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was the first time I have stayed at Kivulini and I was very impressed with the surroundings, a beautiful hotel set very near to the beach, it had a large swimming pool and the décor was very nice. The bedrooms were large and I liked the idea of the beautiful flowers put on the bed each day, The location... More 

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