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Turtle Bay Beach Club

3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   PO Box 10, Watamu, Kenya
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Ranked #5 of 22 hotels in Watamu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow! Truly a breath taking paradise. The ocean view rooms were lovely, clean and tidy. The views and sound of the ocean everyday priceless! The staff were friendly and accommodating throughout our stay. A few mentions: Hamish and Ratibu our friendly waiters who went out their way on a daily basis to make sure drinks were flowing whether soft or... More

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Mombasa, Kenya
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a weekend here. Check in was realky fast and the cold towels and juice really refreshed us all. We were a group of 4 adults. Rooms were really good and clean. Washrooms had both bathtub and rain shower. Clean and well maintained. Beach wasnt a very clean one as lots of sea weed everywhere. Food choice was average during... More

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East Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Turtle Bay beach club to offer a retreat for missionaries from Ethiopia and Kenya. The meeting rooms were cool, spacious, and perfect for our needs (about 40 adults and 15 kids). The staff was first rate - gracious and accommodating to every request, always with a smile on their faces. The Lamu rooms were comfortable and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this hotel many times and there is nowhere else like it in the world. The staff are fantastic and will see to your every need, nothing is too much problem. We visited in June and despite the warnings from the UK Foreign Office we were going to get here whatever way possible including a 6-7hr wait at... More

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending two weeks in Nairobi I got to spend a week at Turtle Bay for a conference. The price is amazing, the resort has great security which for the timing that we were there was ideal. We were in a cozy little bubble while we were there. The views are breathtaking and the activities are great! Especially the Bogey... More

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We agree with other reports about how the wonderful staff treat the guests, how great the food is, and the location could not be better but if this is one of your holidays of a life time please go outside the hotel grounds and visit the local people. Much is said about 'the beach boys' but these lads are great... More

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Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having a breathtaking safari around Kenya and Tanzania, we chose the Turtle Bay Beach Club as a resort to recover from the trip. The rooms were excellent - we had a Lamu room, which was clean, spacious, and with a nice view overlooking the pool and sea. The food was delicious and varied across the time we were there.... More

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Whilst only a short stay in June this was a lovely lovely spot. As many previous reviewers have commented there are two great features about TBBC. Firstly - The Staff and an amazing lot they are. they quickly get to know you and your preferences and you are treated as a friend right from the off. Secondly - The location.... More

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Danville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My family stayed at the Turtle Bay Beach Club after being on a 12 day safari. It was the perfect place to unwind. Our room was oceanfront with a stunning view. The waves were large enough for boogie boards but small enough that I could relax while my kids were in the water. The room had a good air conditioner... More

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Bit late in writing my review as i went in January 2014, will try and keep this one short as I've said it all before. Traveled with a friend with Thomson Airlines on the new Dream Liner Aircraft, more leg room and better seats in economy class than the old Thomson long haul aircraft. Flight went quick and we were... More

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Address: PO Box 10, Watamu, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Turtle Bay Beach Club 3*
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