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Medina Palms

Plot No. 2 - Mida Creek Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent last weekend at Medina Palms...right from the entrance, we Front Office Manager Gilbert was waiting to receive us from the van. inside, the entire staff had lined up wearing lovely smiles that made us immediately feel welcome. the ambiance was breathtaking, to say the least, everything was catchy to the eye, the apartments, villas, the pent house and... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent two night at the hotel with my colleagues over the weekend and i cannot forget to say the staff from senior management to the lowest level demonstrated exceptional service levels.Special mention to a staff by the name Everlyne.Keep up the good work.I will be back to Medina soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for about a week and one, if not the main reason that has me writing a review is the fact that the staff at this resort were probably the most hospitable staff I've come across on our continent. Watamu as explained by one of the Tribe water sports guide (Dudu) means sweet people and the staff at the... More

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Max C, General Manager at Medina Palms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit to Medina Palms. it is important for our wonderful staff to be acknowledged and appreciated for the work they do in making your holiday a memorable experience. We invest in their skills and attitude, in truly Kenyan style..always with a smile. We hope you enjoyed the... More

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Medina Palms, located on the Kenyan coast in Watamu (near Malindi) offers beautiful surroundings, excellent staff and all amenities (polls, spa, fitness, children's area) on the Indian Ocean. They have all fully furnished apartments, beach villas and penthouse units. All are complete with full kitchens, terraces, and the warmth of Swahili culture and design. You can enjoy the privacy of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens were my favourite feature, along with some of the fancy tilework and other decorations. Personally I'd rather see the real wood of the furniture instead of the "antiqued" look that is prevalent throughout. The restaurant food was delicious but exorbitantly priced. Our vegetarian ravioli cost us $1.28 per piece of ravioli! The massages are also overpriced. We recognize... More

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Rosie L, Marketing at Medina Palms, responded to this review

Dear Gueredagirl Thank you for your review. We note, sadly, that you were not in fact a hotel guest, but rather a lunch visitor, so we’re sorry you did not have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of our hotel and all it has to offer. We’re delighted you enjoyed our gardens, and we are very proud of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had fantastic days in Medina. The resort and it's staff was amazing. Although we came during off season we enjoyed the hospitality of Nigel and his team a lot. We will be back for sure. Alex @ Fiona

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay with the whole family, with a very warm and hospitable team lead by Mr Gilbert. They went out of their way to make us very comfortable at the hotel and have to say the rooms were beyond our expectation, lots of space , great dining and kitchen facilities and all the amenities one would require... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful room and service with great hospitality.The apartments are beautifully and tastefully decorated and cater to all your needs, with a fully stocked kitchen and lovely shared living space to relax when you're not out by one of the stunning pools that run throughout the resort. The restaurant is well designed and has such a lovely ambience. The manager(Alex and... More

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay here. The staff were brilliant and attentive. The property is beautiful with earthy finishes and lovely landscaped gardens with water features and pools. Probably the best place to stay in Watamu!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The property is in an ideal location in Watamu with beautiful surroundings overlooking the sea and great hospitality service from staff. The apartments are stunning and spacious with a fully equipped kitchen. The decor is tasteful done creating alot of zen space. I would highly recommend a minimum of 3 nights stay as their is lots to do around e.g.... More

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Address: Plot No. 2 - Mida Creek Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#1 Spa Hotel in Watamu #1 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu #2 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Medina Palms is located on the Indian Ocean coastline in Watamu, Kenya. The stunning accommodation consists of luxury suites & villas with views over tropical gardens, tree top level penthouses with inner courtyards, magnificent beach front villas with superb spaces.On site facilities include world class Tribe Watersports Centre, Fitness Studio, luxury Sakina Ocean Spa, with 5 treatment rooms, state of the art conference facilities and exclusive spaces for meetings and weddings. Fine dinning at The Amandina Restaurant, sophisticated Long Bar and Coffee Shop facilities. ... more   less 
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