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Mnarani Hotel

Travelers' Choice award winner
B 8, Kilifi, Kilifi, Kenya
Mnarani Hotel
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  • Location
    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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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kenya in general was a disappointing road trip, filled with bad/ non existent roads, dangerous/crazy truck and bus drivers, arrogant, aggressive and corrupt police, and filthy towns. One of the shining lights that came through, was Kilifi. It is a little piece of paradise. The town is well kept, and the natural beauty of the area is awe inspiring. Mnarani... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a breathtaking location on a bluff overlooking Kilifi Creek. The restaurant is good. the bar great and the rooms have a charming slightly colonial antique feel about them. The staff are superb and I cannot speak highly enough about what they did to make me welcome. There are a few minor things that the pedantic might quibble about... More 

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Nairobi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a 4 night break at Mnarani Club - Kilifi Creek last week. The room was lovely and clean and the facilities are well maintained. We opted for the bed and breakfast package, choosing to select from the ala' carte menu for snacks and dinner. Because of the combination of off season and also the struggling tourism economy in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

At first glance one thinks that the Mnarani club will offer a fantastic holiday destination (pool, beach, weather). However, they insist on enforcing pointless rules, like not eating bar snacks in the bar. Furthermore, the air conditioning in the rooms doesn't work. At a time when hotels on the Kenyan coast are desperate for visitors Mnarani club should really reconsider... More 

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Tunbridge Wells
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The UK Foreign Office advisory is making it more difficult for Brits to visit Kilifi and that's a great shame - especially for us, as Mnarani Club is absolutely our favourite hotel anywhere in the world. We haven't found anywhere that can match the combination of beautiful setting (complete with own beach and snorkelling reef) plus friendly, efficient and extremely... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Mnarani Club is absolutely beautiful. The pool is amazing, the beach one of the cleanest I have seen on the Kenyan coast, service is lovely (a bit slow though) and the food is lovely. The rooms would benefit from a face-lift, and new air conditioning (the one in our room sounded like a plane taking off) but the beautiful surroundings... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Stayed here for about 3 weeks while working in Kilifi town. It's a lovely little place with great views, a cozy and clean private beach and a pool with a fantastic view of the Kilifi creek. The service is great and and friendly and the menu is quite broad and very tasty. Dinner on Fridays is down at the beach... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stayed to Mnarani over the Easter break with my family and I was truly touched at the wonderful hospitality of the staff and management alike. Mnarani is a beautiful hotel, and with it's infinity pool and exclusive creek/beach, it is the idyllic place to spend a vacation. The management was kind enough to allow us a late check-out on... More 

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Craigavon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Kenyan coast has a special place in my heart, especially Kilifi with its unsurpassed beauty on the edge of the Indian Ocean and people who are warm friendly and welcoming. Admittedly it is on the UK and Irish government’s lists for essential travel only and while one should not ignore such advice it is important to use common sense.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have had the most idyllic weeks holiday in a setting you see on the front page of a travel brochure! We were warmly welcomed by the managers Henk and Elma who briefed us on all the activities From the time we arrived at Mnarani every effort was made by all the wonderful staff to make sure that we were... More 

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