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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Manchester, england
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Turtle Bay is an amazing hotel and this is down to the people not just the fact that it is in the most beautiful location on the Kenyan coast. The staff are the most friendly in the world and go out of their way to make your holiday the best it can possibly be. Nothing is too much trouble. I... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nicely tucked away from the main road in a strategic location by the beach, nice setting. The room was a little "old" the beddings were not all that inviting, bathroom ok. The reception staff were not very knowledgable about many things...e.g. I asked for the latest time to check out and the receptionist said she didn't know and would get... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was supposed to be a week of relaxation after visiting elsewhere in Kenya for safari. I had been recommended this hotel by several other folks who like me are birders. So for me the proximity of Arabuko-Sokoke Forest was one of the reasons we picked this hotel. For me then it ticked a few boxes, as I was able... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to many hotels in Kenya that have a higher rating than Turtle bay and I must say none of them beat Turtle bay in service. From the reception to restaurant to the maasai security team, everyone was so helpful, courteous and friendly. All day long waiters were at hand to offer anything you needed. One night we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were devastated when the holiday companies withdrew. But determined we were to revisit TBBC paradise. So we booked flights, got insurance (with no problem) booked TBBC direct and counted the days. Arrived Moi at 3am travelled to hotel feeling completely safe. We were not disappointed, arrived to big smiles , juice and refreshing face towels. The staff as before... More

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Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Turtle Bay is our favourite family destination. Our kids love coming here and swimming non-stop in the pool, ordering traffic lights and finding new friends at the kids program. We always have a relaxing time with the non-stop food and drinks and knowing that our kids are loving their holiday.

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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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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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Turtle Bay Beach Hotel
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