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Mbuyu Beach Bungalows

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Mbuyu Bungalows was a wonderful place to recuperate after a busy time on safari and general travelling in Kenya. Consisting of five rustic bungalows set in very colourful, well maintained, expansive grounds on a picture perfect beach they offer peace and solitude. The only sounds that you hear are the waves and the birds. You can walk along the pretty... More 

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IsabelleUndWerner, Owner at Mbuyu Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Hi Helen, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us that much! Thanks a lot for the detailed review and the buckets of compliments you poured over our heads. We keep on trying our best, promised! Isabelle and Werner More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Mbuyu Beach Bungalows was the perfect Easter retreat for our family of four. A treasure chest of charm and botanical beauty. A sensational setting, fresh fish and all the good things of summer, salt and sea. The bungalows are enchanting and nestled amongst a tropical treed sanctuary, if you are lucky you will get to see two exquisite resident eagle... More 

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IsabelleUndWerner, Inhaber at Mbuyu Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello to Nairobi, and thanks for your overwhelming review. We, too, enjoyed your company a lot! And as I am writing, the giant eagle owls high up in their indian almond tree are joining in: huh-huuuuh... Take care, Werner (and Isabelle) More 

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

It was a nice, quite and relaxing atmosphere. The team welcomed us warmly and were pretty supportive all the time. It's certainly a place you can go regardless you travel alone, as couple or as family - as long as you don't expect "nightly special services". Indeed, one of the other guests tried to ask my sister-in-law for such services,... More 

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Werner Z, Owner at Mbuyu Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the positive review! We never ever before had a guest who (let us put it that way) tried to confuse the bungalow doors... Well - all the best for your African projects, in business and in private life - it was interesting to spend quite some hours with you chatting about that. And welcome back any... More 

France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

If you're looking for a quiet relaxing spot at the south coast of Kenya - this is for you. A very small and intimate hotel (only five bungalows) directly at the beach front and with a beautiful green garden. The bungalows are not luxury, but simple and rustic - this is not a criticism, as everything is well maintained and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We had 3 days over christmas in this paradise. Spacious clean rooms with all you need. Perfect with basket with towels and cushions for the beach, mosquito spray and coffee in the room. Wonderful variety of homemade food, quick service and friendly staff. The hosts are the most friendly warm and helpfull people you can imagine and we could not... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If like us you don't like mass tourist destinations then this is perfect, there are no big hotels nearby and very few souvenir sellers on the beach leaving you free to relax in the sea with the local children and fishermen, around the pool with an occasional monkey or in a hammock in the beautiful tended gardens. This was absolutely... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

After our safari trip, we relaxed here for 4 days. Mbuyu beach bungalows is a marvellous place. If you're looking for a quiet, beautiful place right on the beach with superb service and food, Mbuyu is the place to be!

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Ljusne, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place was everything that we wanted, and more so!! We felt extremely welcome, enjoyed fabulous food, and l stayed in a lovely bungalow right by the beach. No loud discos, no souvenir sellers, just peace and quiet. The only thing that we did not like was the weather, it rained a lot. But our hosts, Werner and Isabel, took... More 

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Zwickau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is such a peaceful place on the beach, with only 5 Beach Bungalows, a Pool and a beautiful Garden. We are always coming back here to relax, watching the Ocean and the Fisher Man with their catch of the day and the Cows passing by the Beach...it is quiet. Only the wind, palm leaves, or birds you are listening... More 

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Waldenburg, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Mbuyu Beach Bungalows is an idyllic, small and quiet place, off the beaten tourist track in the authentic Msambweni village, but also not far from various tourist attractions. The lovely decorated bungalows are overlooking the white beach. They are equipped with mosquito net, fan, fridge, coffee/tea making facilities, beach bag, and surrounded by a neat palm tree garden with swimming... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Mbuyu Beach Bungalows“ is a quiet seaside hideaway in the friendly fishing village Msambweni, about 50 km south of Mombasa. Its sandy beaches are still off the beaten track, its tropical garden is abundant with trees and flowers. The bungalows are serviced daily; they all have ceiling fans and safes, fridges and water cookers, private bathrooms and verandahs overlooking the sea. There is a swimming pool and a much praised little restaurant right on the beach. A Swiss/German couple is running the place since 2012 – Isabelle's background is that of a humanitarian aid worker, Werner has been Africa correspondent of German Television for many years. In 2015, they won the Certificate of Excellence and a Travellers' Choice award by tripadvisor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mbuyu Beach Bungalows

Address: P.O. Box 104 | 80404 Msambweni, Msambweni 80404, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Msambweni
Hotel Class:2 star — Mbuyu Beach Bungalows 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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