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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent 16 nights at Mawe and we loved every second. Tina and her crew are amazing. Lucky met us with a very warm welcome at the airport and his joy and friendliness only increased. Eric took his office (pool area) very seriously and is the most delightful and helpful man. Our room was excellent and beautiful little... More 

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

Dear Mariatreloar, Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We are more than happy to learn of your great experience with us in Watamu, specially knowing that our staff service and professionalism helped making your stay impeccable. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the nearest future. Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts More 

Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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

Dear Mary Thank you for taking the time to post your comment on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the time with us, it is for a great reward knowing that we were able to make your stay exceptional. We look forward to welcoming you again during your next trip to Watamu. Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 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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Mawe R, Proprietario at St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stevie Thank you for your recent post on Tripadvisor, we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your high expectations were met by our team and that everyone took great care of you. We do look forward to welcoming you back at the St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel Watamu very soon. Gilberto Pezzotta... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 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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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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