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St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel

Fire Road, Watamu, Kenya (Formerly Mawe Resort)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An fantastic place to relax, rewind and just enjoy the quiet atmosphere overlooking the Indian Ocean. The staff have infectious smiles and very pleasant. The Boutique hotel is within distance of town centre has little restaurants and entertainment places. St. Thomas Mawe has its own night entertainment that is really good. A place worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Mawe on the recommendation of a friend and it was more than we expected. Staff are super helpful, rooms very clean and being next to the ocean you get some scenes to die for. The restaurant food is also really good, very homely. The owner took really good care of us, would totally recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Realy a wonderful place. It was our first trip to Kenia (not planned at all, but because of a change in the flight schedule of Meridiana we were forced to look for an alternative destination) and we didn't regret it. Original plan was Zanzibar. Arriving at the little resort, there was a warm welcom (Kenian style) and a refreshing welcome... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful week in St Thomas Mawe. In spite of three days of rain, it was pretty much paradise. Staff were fantastic, the views stunning and rooms clean and comfortable. We only did the B&B option as it was nice to explore the town. Definitely recommend and thanks for a great stay.

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Bregenz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We atayed in Mawe Hotel end of this year by accident because a closeby hotel did not fulfill our wishes . The people drom Mawe Hotel made us a great time in every way. Despite the fact we had bad weather we enjoyed our stay very much . clean rooms, modern design, quiet and safe area , great seaview ....... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Out of Italy - into Africa. A taste of Italy under the Kenyan sun. This luxury 5 star boutique hotel is hard to find, but worth it when you eventually get there. The hotel chain is St. Thomas but there is no sign to be seen with this name, only the name of the hotel Mawe (stone in Swahili). Don't... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Had a short but wonderful stay at Mawe, a perfect getaway from Nairobi. A nice, quiet and well serviced hotel/resort. Beautiful and relaxing place with a wonderful view over the Indian Ocean. The spa facilities and treatments highly recommended!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stayed at Mawe for 10 days together with my boyfriend and it was just the best holiday ever! The hotel is perfect if you are looking for a relaxing vacation, away from the mass and the noise. Nonetheless, it is possible to take part into different activities (walks on the coral reef during low tide, boat trips, snorkeling, safaris,... More 

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Gentilissimi Sara e Luca, è stato un piacere potervi conoscere al Mawe Boutique Hotel durante il vostro soggiorno. Vi ringrazio... More 

Esbjerg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed a week at Mawe, and had a great stay. Everyone was very nice, and the service was perfect. Mawe only has 12 rooms, which makes it ideal for a couples get-away. When we had to leave, we wished we had booked a couple of more weeks.

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Mawe R, Proprietario at St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anders, thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to welcoming you back. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Best regards, Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I highly recommend this wonderful place for the kindness of the staff and the unique and very well tended structure. It is great to relax and enjoy a priceless view. I also visited the other resorts managed by the same group a few kilometers away. It is a new realization where I will definitely not miss to stay!

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Mawe R, Proprietario at St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mattia, we are really happy to hearing that you really enjoyed the Mawe Boutique Hotel Watamu. It is always a real pleasure for us provide the most outstanding quality of service and give you the chance to appreciate your time in Kenya with us. We hope you might have the chance to join us for your next trip in... More 

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Address: Fire Road, Watamu, Kenya (Formerly Mawe Resort)
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Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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