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Severin Sea Lodge
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bamburi Beach, Malindi Road, Bamburi, Mombasa 80100, Kenya   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Bamburi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“best holiday ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

we stayed here november 2013 the hotel is amazing, the staff are the best, and food was wonderful.very relaxing do as little or as much as you want.we also stayed at severin safari camp in tsavo west, this was amazing, beautiful surroundings.I would recommend this hotel to family and freinds and will be back again and again.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

It's wonderful and very relaxing. Though very expensive for drinks and food. The breakfast has rather no German affiliation, there is no good cheese and cold cuts as what we expect from a German hotel. The service is friendly but it takes time. The rooms are excellent if you are booked in the superior category. Unfortunately no one speaks the French language so the future is non French speaking clients for the Severin.

Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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bedlington { - NORTHUMBERLAND}
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I recently stayed at Severin Sea Lodge and I found the hotel very very nice, staff were very friendly rooms were large and clean and the food was excellent. The swimming pool and the grounds were very well cared for. Definitely worth a visit.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nairobi, Kenya
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

i went with a few friends for one night as we were moving on to the south coast...
the rooms were amazing and clean ...we got upgraded to the superior room, which was nice and had a view of the pool and the sea.
the swing bar was my favourite place in the hotel... it over looks the beach and sea and was great for a sundowner drink.
we got great service and hospitality.
the only thing I did not like was the breakfast.... but all in all was a great hotel.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We ahd been to Kenya to see friends and as part of the flight deal we had a one night stop in Mombassa as we had an early flight to UK.
When we had taken this before we had been placed in a not very nice hotel and an awful room.
What a surprise the Severin Sea Lodge was. We will certainly return here and use as a base for a safari holiday.
Room was excellent, staff were friendly, food in the a la carte was not only excellent quality but excellent value. Oscar the waiter was very funny insisting he was 6' 3'' when in reality he was 5'10''. It was a very funny evening and we really enjoyed it. Nice guests as well.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hamilton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Visited here end of Sept/ start of October and booked here with Thomson. Excellent value for money and great rooms and pool. Watch out for the monkeys, really funny and cute but will steal anything.

We came here B&B which I would recommend, I think we might have got a little bored of the buffet.

On arrival our room was upgraded, really nice service in the hotel and really helpful.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Honeymooned at this hotel, and felt like it too, we were treated amazingly from the moment we arrived. the service we had from everyone from the restaurants to the bars and even the pool lads ( SILAS, we were treated like celebs, the food amazing the setting even better, we would return in the blink of an eye, and would recommend anyone if you get the opportunity visit this amazing country and let it change your life as it did ours, highly recommended

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Bamburi Beach, Malindi Road, Bamburi, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa > Bamburi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bamburi
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bamburi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Severin Sea Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 188
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
GPS Koordinaten: 3 59 13 Sud, 39 44 21 Ost ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Severin Sea Hotel Bamburi
Severin Sea Bamburi
Severin Sea Lodge Kenya/Bamburi

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