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Blue Bay Cove Watamu

Old Village Road, Watamu 1202-00502, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue Bay Cove Watamu has 6 Garden Suites and 6 Penthouses. (12 individually owned apartments only) My family (we were 4 pax in total) found the Garden Suites very practical and chose Garden Suite 2 because of it's vicinity to the cove and it's 42" TV.with media player connected to a surround sound system. We were pleasantly surprised to note... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It was a very nice, clean place. Everything was perfect except there was no housekeeping and even though Lillian (she was wonderful) promised to send the house keeper it seems she was reluctant to help with the dishes.we decided to wash ourselves

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A perfect place for anyone who wishes to have a nice relaxed night playing games and chilling on the balcony with a cool breeze from the indian ocean. The night we stayed had a full moon and clear skies so we had a really nice view from the top floor balcony.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My friends and I spent 3 nights at Blue Bay Cove (BBC) from 6th to 9th March 2015 and we had quite a wonderful time. There were however a few issues we weren't too pleased with: 1. The room cleaning lady said she was only authorised to issue one small bar of cussons soap to each room for the duration... More 

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have been to Blue Bay Cove several times over the past years, how could I forget to write a review?!? Maybe I wanted to keep it a secret ;-) ... It is very easy to make the booking, Rosemary is always great and super helpfull. I love the Penthouses but also stayed in the so called Junior Suites, ...... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I stayed here with my friends when they visited Kenya. The place is huge and so reasonable in price. We had so many more rooms than we needed. I loved the decoration and the apartment felt safe and secure. Although the location is a little outside the centre of Watamu there is plenty of places to eat nearby and the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My daughter and i visited Watamu in August. Though we were not staying at Blue Bay Cove, we got an invitation for lunch on a Sunday. The hotel is quite homely. The food was great...Italian Cuisine like i have never encountered before. I loved the setting of the rooms, pool, bar, dinning, lounge...all revolving around the same area. What touched... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My husband and I visited in January 2012 with our 4 month old. The apartment was amazing, spacious and well furnished. We requested a cook who made us some awesome seafood. The only problem was that it is situated on a cliff, the views are fantastic but there's a small rocky beach, can't even call it a beach. Overall the... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I actually won two nights at a raffle and decided to spend one more. We had a spacious, well appointed apartment with a beautiful view. Nice pool as well. It is a nice place but it could be great without much effort. Since many just spend a few days it would be good if they supplied basic stuff like salt,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We were received warmly and shown around the property (took a little too long for the tour, not necessary), nice pool, great interior design, towels were not yet in the rooms for us, and although we were in there for only 1 night, we were expected to provide our own garbage bag for the kitchen, thought that was odd. views... More 

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