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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Galu Beach | P.O.Box 90521 Mombasa 80100, Ukunda, Kenya
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Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa
Ranked #6 of 38 hotels in Ukunda
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pinewood is a stunning piece of paradise. We have stayed five times for various memorable occasions. First time when we married there 11 years ago, and again last year for our 10th anniversary. We were upgraded when we arrived last year to a stunning suite as repeat guests and were treated like royalty. The most amazing meal was served up... More

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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely gardens, safe swimming, excellent culinary team, very friendly staff. We were a little nervous because the The Uk Foreign Office reservations about Mombasa, but Ukunda is so quiet & the people so friendly that we were made to feel like welcome guests. Everybody smiles at you & I think they are genuinely pleased to see visitors as this coast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Had to write this review as we were amazed at the food quality, staff service and beautiful beaches kenya has to offer. This was our second stop in kenya after doing safari and it was all round great. Staff couldnt do enough gor you, never had a bad meal and the beach was gorgeous! Thank you to all the staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

most memorable holiday of my life made even more special from the service I received. I couldn't resist leaving gifts for the monkeys just to watch their cheek. If there is a power cut be sure to get to the beach and look up. Most amazing sky I have ever seen.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Top notch service! We wanted for nothing. From check-in, dining, sleeping to check-out - the staff was attentive and very helpful. The grounds are meticulously maintained. Dining room service was beyond reproach, Amani Spa was luxurious. We enjoyed the pool, the bars, the beach, the tranquility. A slice of heaven for sure! Pamela was phenomenal.... FREE TUSKERS TOMORROW!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed at Pinewood for the New Year's, as a group of 2 families with children. The new year eve party on the beach was great fun. The beach is very quiet and due to the remote location of the resort, there aren't much sales pitches on the beach. The Dive Camp next to the resort, actually doesn't belong to... More

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PhilipGM, General Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Josie, Thank you for your kind comments on this page they are always appreciated by the Pinewood Team. I am glad you enjoyed yourself and if the Dive team let you down please accept my apologies. That situation is in hand and they will no longer be present at the hotel. Please do come and see us again and... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My wife and I got married at the Pinewood Beach Hotel three years ago and while we didn't get around to doing our review at the time we wanted to tell our story in-light of the current worries for tourists. We could not say enough about the hotel, the facilities, the great spa, variety of food, helpful and friendly staff... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Couldn't have asked for a more perfect stay and the most perfect wedding on the grounds of the hotel. Everything was perfect. AMAZING. Thanks to Moses, Justice, Nimrod, Mr C, Raphael, Mary, Bernard, Mohammed, Duncan and the list goes on. Thank you. xxxxxx

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Hvidovre, Denmark
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This Hotel is so fantastic and quiet. We loved our stay in room 151. All the staff are so helpful and sweet, we really felt welcome at Pinewood. The beach is very nice and there are not many beach-boys. So if you like a quiet hotel and just relaxing this is the place for you...

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PhilipGM, General Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ply7, Thank you for your kind comments I know the staff love to see these on the noticeboard it certainly motivates them to keep improving.. If you made friends with any of the staff whilst they looked after you feel free to interact with them through the Pinewood facebook page. Kind Regards Philip More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I absolutely cannot fault my stay at Pinewood, it was beyond exceptional. I booked 3 nights here as a last minute decision through my tour operator Gamewatchers after a safari, and I truly wish I had stayed longer. Upon arrival I was greeted by a fruit cocktail and shown to my room by the manager, who informed me I had... More

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PhilipGM, General Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sam D. My apologies for the delay in replying we have just been through the annual shut down to tidy and paint the property for the coming season. Your comments were a tonic to my ears and made me feel I was part of something special. I am very glad you enjoyed your stay and took the time to... More

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Address: Galu Beach | P.O.Box 90521 Mombasa 80100, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa 4*
Also Known As:
Pinewood Beach Hotel Ukunda
Pinewood Beach Resort And Spa
Pinewood Village Beach Hotel
Pinewood Village Beach Ukunda
Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa Kenya/Ukunda

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Pinewood Village is a small boutique beach and water sport resort. It is situated on the stunning deserted shores of Galu Beach, one of the finest beaches in Kenya. It is relaxed and informal. Personalised and friendly service is at the forefront. The resort is set amidst heavy tropical flora and palms and attracts the endangered Colobus Monkey and over 100 bird species from the surrounding forest. Hotel newly refurbished jun 2006. ... more   less 
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