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Ocean Sports Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Mida Creek Road | P.O Box 208, Watamu 80208, Kenya
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Ranked #14 of 24 Hotels in Watamu
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Gloucestershire, UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good points - Food was amazing! We were on half board and I looked forward to breakfast and dinner every day - Amazing sea and beach views from our room and the beach bar - Loved the beach bar, had fantastic atmosphere and decor - Small intimate hotel, all the rooms were quite private - Beautiful room, which had everything... More 

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On few occasions I visited the restaurant of this hotel and I must say I really enjoyed the food - i especially liked the ice latte and the sandwiches. You can just stop by here while walking on the beach, order a drink and enjoy a sunset sitting on a terrace overlooking the ocean. Oh yes!

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

Florian and Emilie, your hosts, will always do their utmost to make your stay as relaxing/enjoyable as you wish whether it is arranging deep sea diving, sundowners on a dhow or even joining in the regular sporting events if you feel so inclined. The snowy white sand of the beach welcomes you for morning strolls around the bay and then... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anthea, Thank you so much for writing us a review! It was great to have you and your family back in Ocean Sports but your stay was far too short! We're looking forward to having you back again, hopefully in the near future! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here many many times as our children grew up. I.e young teenagers.. Always the place to be for New Year.... There is a party there every night during Xmas NY? Otherwise am sure once a week... I am a chicken but no longer a spring.. Although there is still bounce in me!!!!. Afraid because of the situation... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. It's lovely to see people come back to Ocean Sports year after year and enjoy Watamu's great beach and peaceful atmosphere. We're hoping for a good 2015 and look forward to seeing you here again. More 

Bakersfield, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place i did not stay at but I was a regular at the restaurant. They have free wifi and lots of great seafood and non seafood choices skewered prawns is a must they are amazingly big. They have OK service and good beer and cocktails. You can't miss the on the beach view of clear blue waters. During holidays... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed visiting Ocean Sports and found it a good place to relax during your stay in Watamu. We hope to see you back again soon. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

When we arrived at Ocean Sports we could not believe that the pool was empty and being repaired, the only other place to sit was the decking over looking the beach that was alo under re-construction. Local builders were continously walking through the hotel,. We were shown to our room that was tiny and very basic, needless to say we... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jacky, All of us at Ocean Sports are very sorry that you were so disappointed with the hotel on your arrival. Unfortunately we had a problem with the swimming pool and had to empty it in order to repair it immediately. This also coincided with some repairs that had to be done on the deck. I completely understand your... More 

Dorset, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We ate here for lunch and had a couple of drinks, the view is fantastic looking onto the beach and the sea, and watching life go by. The snack lunch we had was good, so on that basis we decided to book an evening meal. We had a pleasant evening, and the service was good. But the food was not... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Its always good to hear back from our customers. We're sorry that you were disapointed with your evening meal but we're glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us. We have taken your comments on board and hope that next time you visit you leave a lot happier. Thanks again and we look... More 

Nairobi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Ocean Sports has undeniable character and is frequented by undeniable characters! This hotel is the gathering place of locals in Watamu and this is where you will have the best parties and get the best fishing stories. The deck at Ocean Sports looks straight onto the beach and it's very easy to arrange a variety of watersport activities through the... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to write us a review. We loved having you to stay and its great to see you return to Watamu so often! Look forward to seeing more of you in Ocean Sports! More 

Halmstad, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Our family of three - 2 adults and a 5-year-old - stayed here for 10 days in October 2014 and loved it. The atmosphere is very laid back and the whole place seems made for relaxing and enjoying the good life. Our room was spacious and tastefully decorated. We loved the balcony with super comfortable squashy chairs overlooking the beautiful... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us a review! We are really happy that you enjoyed your time with us and all that Watamu has to offer. It was great having you to stay and I hope we see you all again in the future. More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed here for a friends wedding in December '13 and had an amazing time. The room was fairly rustic but had all the basics, including a/c however the main selling point is obviously the beach view which was incredible! I also used the laundry service which was very good. The restaurant/bar was good with a great view of the ocean,... More 

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Emilie B, Manager at Ocean Sports Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and Watamu's beautiful beach! It was a great wedding and we loved having you all to stay at Ocean Sports. Hope to see you back here again soon! More 

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Address: Mida Creek Road | P.O Box 208, Watamu 80208, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ocean Sports Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Ocean Sports Hotel Watamu
Ocean Sports Watamu
Hotel Style:
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#11 Family Hotel in Watamu
#11 Romantic Hotel in Watamu

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