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St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel

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Fire Road, Watamu, Kenya (Formerly Mawe Resort)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our first travel to Kenya, we came on recommendation of our friend to spend five days on the coast to this hotel situated directly over the coral rocks of the ocean. We heard only superlatives from our friend, but the hotel, it's management and staff widely did overpass any expectations we had. Family-like milieu, amazing unobtrusive service, great food... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel in February, after a 4 days Safari. We felt home right from the beginning. Intimate place, few rooms and a dedicated Service with very friendly staff. Try the beach walk with Lucky :-) Everything was excellent: the hotel, the people, the food, the managers. We couldn't expect it any better, a small corner of paradise,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best hotel we have ever been so far, after 2 weeks here we felt like being part of a big family! The hotel is managed by Tina and Carlo, an Italian couple, they have been able to blend the Italian culture with the local one.. The room (#3 Tatu) was nice and very clean. I really loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once the doors opened, we went 'WOOOW' and felt like in an other world. A very beautiful, quiet hotel with great friendly staff! When entering the Room (no 3/TATU) we went once again 'WOOOW'! Perfectly clean, very nice design, huge bed, lot of space surrounded by an extremly large terrace and a lovely view over the Indian Ocean! After 4... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for 5 days over Christmas and enjoyed every minute. Beautiful location up on the rocks just a short walk from the sandy cove, fantastic food, really friendly staff and management, great pool, and very relaxing atmosphere. The best view in the house is sunset from the hot tub in the upstairs spa. If you are going on... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I do not rate a lot of hotels we've been to, but this one definitely deserves it... We stayed here with my parents and our two young children and it was great! Great rooms, stylish interiors, tasty food, good spa and very reasonable prices. We'll definitely come again and/or visit your other hotel in Watamu.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I recently spent two nights at this amazing hotel peaceful lovely food really attentive polite and helpful staff . Amazing views highly recommend I will be going back for a much longer stay. Transport from Malindi Airport

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

After a 6 day safari, the perfect place to relax.we spent two weeks chilling here. Very quiet and plenty of staff to look after you. + Excellent staff Great view Nice pool with jacuzzi Breakfast very good - No hot water - showers very poor water pressure ( said they are fixing them) 2 weeks without a decent shower not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

spent new year here ...fantastic resort with exceptional staff and service The food was great varied and well presented Only 12 rooms gives a real sense of personal service and nothing was too much trouble. A truly great place to relax

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The 12 room boutique hotel makes it very unique. The serene create an Ambiance that will make u feel on top of the world. The view, the swimming pool that doubles up for a Jacuzzi, the massage parlour , will u b breathless n so relaxed. ..

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