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Royal Reserve Safari and Beach Club

kanamai rd, Kikambala, Kenya
Royal Reserve Safari and Beach Club
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The place had an islolated feel to it but I was told it's because it was slow season. There was no wifi (although site listed wifi avaiable) you have to go to the internet cafe to use the computer. Granted I didn't come all the way across the world to watch Television I expected more than three air channels. If... More 

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Gulu, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed a week with several of us in the 2+ bedrooms. It's fully self-contained and we felt it was very affordable, being able to cook several of our own meals. With kayak rental available, 2 swimming pools, activities for the children, and beautiful surroundings we were very happy indeed. The beaches in the north coast aren't as pristine as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This place is hidden deep within but once there it's a good place We booked the cottages for Easter and got ours next to the pool side Rooms were nice clean n fully furnished plus point was the Ac's in all the rooms including the main cottage lounge room We had a dedicated maid who was there full time as... More 

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Visited this RCI resort with young kids some time ago, and they have fond memories of the nice pools and shallow ocean with lots of seaweed. We self catered, so can't say much about restaurant food. Room was clean, but not up to par with most timeshares. About 30 mi. north of Mombasa, a little too remote. We prefer Diani... More 

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OXFORD UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed at Royal Reserve for two weeks and thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the area with super snorkelling and fishing trips. These were organised by the local beach boys led by Francis who can be contacted at www.krtoursandsafaris.co.uk the boys really made the trip for us as the hotel is suffering badly from the lack of tourists and is... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very sad state this place is in with practically no one there. Beach is terrible with small area of sand and locals bother you. Food was terrible in restaurant and with us the only ones eating, it took a half hour to get coffee and never mind the rest of the mix ups. Front desk not very friendly. Massage girls... More 

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Kitcat22
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

So....we had a week booked at Royal Reserve. But as things sometimes go, we needed to move our arrival date forward two days and our departure date forward four days. Absolutely no flexibility from the Royal Reserve. Even when they knew they would come out ahead with only 5 days of occupancy instead of the paid-for 7 days, they would... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We visited Royal Reserve for 2013 Christmas. The place was packed with guests. The kids had fun swimming in the two pools as well as running at the beach. We did our own self catering so we did not each much at the hotel restaurant. We enjoyed our stay and will definately go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have visited Kenya and stayed two weeks at the Royal Reserve Safari Beach Club Kilifi. The hotel is far away and is one of the few hotels that are in operation along the coast, depending on the tourists betrays Kenya because of terrorist threats. At the hotel were very few guests but the staff and service were very good.... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The pool was beautiful, apartment comfortable and beaches gorgeous! Staff was very accommodating. They provided an activities director who keep the kids busy and assistance booking our dive and snorkeling trip.

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