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Temple Point Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Marine Park Rd, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Ranked #15 of 22 Hotels in Watamu
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice hotel with a good scenery but the shower area was too small and also the food was not upto standard. The staff are very friendly. It has a big swimming pool and lots of activities. But overall a good place.

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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Warm welcome from staff when we arrive and stayed for four nights. We were treated like kings with fantastic teamwork from staff and management. Big pool, on going activities to kayaking in watamu conservation. Night life plus football fever and relaxing atmosphere. Beach was clear and friends did kite surfing. The chef and waiter surprised us with mouthwatering seafood platter.... More

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Temple Point R, Guest Relations Manager at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Khalid k, Thanks for your contribution on Tripadvisor. We are happy that you had a great time with us. Khalid you can say that again ''treated like kings'' oh yes you are our kings/queens and we are looking that we maintain that and offer even more better. Temple Point team is looking forward to hosting you again. Hoping this... More

Mombasa, Kenya
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had gone for a field trip with my class and we enjoyed it.The rooms were not bad.The food was good for non vegetarians but for vegetarians it was kind of bad cause they did not have much of vegetarian dishes. Most of the cycles were punctured and the swimming tasted of chlorine and salt mixed together.But i liked my... More

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed here for 5 days in March 2014. Though disappointing in many aspects, the stay was nonetheless comfortable. Spacious rooms, friendly staff & nice food. The conference facilities were average with many power interruptions. The bathrooms need improvement though. All in all, Malindi is a great tourist destination! Must visit the 'Gede Ruins'! Quite a spectacular site!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We found this place by mistake, While driving around looking for a place to eat lunch and with access to the ocean while holidaying in Malindi we came across this hotel at the end of the road. It looked a bit deserted but as I noted later - it was the serene environment that i mistook for being deserted! the... More

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Temple Point R, Guest Relations Manager at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Masukuma, First we appreciate for the time you spared to air your experience with us here at Temple Point. We are really glad to hear that you had a good stay with us. Hoping that next time you come for a longer stay so that you are able to explore more of what time did not allow. There is... More

London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

After our fantastic safari holidays my husband and I stayed in Temple Point Resort for 4 days of relaxation. And I have to say it was a truly amazing experience! All the guesthouses have 2 stories and we stayed in a room above (much better than the one on the ground floor!). Rooms are large, comfortable and clean with mini... More

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Temple Point R, Public Relations Manager at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

To Dorota S, Hi Dorota we hope you and and Dimi are doing well. We as Temple Point have appreciated the moment you took to air your positive feedback. We are glad that we made your holiday worth the stay and a memory to remember. Hoping your next holiday will be longer so that you get the chance to explore... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We went there on the 31st December 2013 for 7 nights, the list is very long but all I will say the place is disappointing in every way apart from their animation team they were good as gold especially Judy, John and Toby. First even though they are selling their rooms with as bathrooms but there are only shower rooms... More

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Temple Point R, Guest Relations Manager at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Hellojeee, We feel sorry Hellojeee that we could not fulfill your expectations of a wonderful holiday. First we appreciate that our animation team gave you a good time. We kindly ask you to let us take a stand about the issues raised. At the moment we are doing more renovations and already finished with all of our bay view... More

Tunis, Tunisia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Sea view rooms does not meet the expectation. I guess I am used to an open balcony overlooking the sea and maybe sand around. Other standard rooms are much better value for money compared to what I was moved to as sea view. The grounds near the sea view rooms could do with some attention. Entertainment and food was good... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

There are a few places that can strike a balance between the service available against the needs of the client. Temple Point Resort is one of such places. During our stay, it was a cosy place with a range of outdoor activities in the lagoon and in the hotel. Just don't get into an argument with Mwikali during breakfast!. Watamu... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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35 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Everything in this resort was designed to make it one of the best hotels on the Kenyan coast (or may be it was some time in the past, I don't know) but now it gives an impression of abandonment. The rooms (the ones I saw) are big and comfortable but need small repairwork here and there, the grounds are not... More

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Address: Marine Park Rd, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Temple Point Resort 3.5*
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