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Mnarani Hotel

Travelers' Choice award winner
B 8, Kilifi, Kilifi, Kenya
Mnarani Hotel
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Rating summary
  • 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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Tunbridge Wells
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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49 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

They are let down by the fact that they do not offer any fresh juices when the country is over brimming with passion, lime, pineapple, mango etc. they also need to rearrange their dining room. There are hundreds of extremely nice willing and helpful staff dying to serve one, BUt they have self service. I do not go on holiday... More 

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Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 days while attending a wedding nearby. The staff was amazing, always saying hello and remembering what drink I liked etc. The food was also yummy , lots of tasty curry type dishes and other local specialities. The view is incredible, across Kalifi Creek to the Indian Ocean with cliffs, sparkling blue water and a there... More 

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Fareham
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This was our sixth trip back to the Mnarani Hotel and was different to our previous experiences. Due to the problems caused by the withdrawal of direct flights to Mombasa the hotel was very quiet, with far fewer residents than previous years. However, the fantastic and amazing staff, who really make the place, were still the same, the food was... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

ex Nilsons resort with great kit and fantastic team of people. Hotel and pool are outstanding too. Highly recommended. The restaurant serves a great buffet and all inclusive seems the way to go. Service is outstanding, although the bar closes around midnight.

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