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Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After four days on honeymoon safari and a nightmare journey from the Masai Mara, it was a real relief to end up at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa. Having left a main road to travel down a poor dirt track road, we were a little worried about the type of hotel that would be at the end of the stretch.... More 

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Thank JoeMc999
PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for these supportive words. They mean a lot to us. We could never do what we do best or be who we are now without this kind of support from our guests. Trust me! the way you describe our place and your experience with us is touching us deep inside and makes our work and effort... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Pinewood between 12.08.2016 and 25.08.2016 with a 3 day safari break inbetween (see separate reviews of Saltlick Lodge and Ngutuni Lodge) and this has to be the most idyllic hotel accommodation anywhere, it is an amazing place, so luxurious and palatial we really felt very spoilt. The rooms are bright and airy spread over what feels... More 

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Thank DSNM2014
PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Woww!!!! What a beautiful fantastic long deep detailed review. Very Supportive, encouraging, motivating, rewarding touching.... etc ...really lost of words on how to describe it. I read it today to some of our staff and I wish you could see touching smile faces full of energy. They all wished for a chance to thank you in person, and have promised... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Pinewood Beach resort and Spa is a delightful surprise. After leaving the made up road we travelled along a dirt track for quite a way before arriving at Pinewood. As soon as we turned into the property we transported into a world of relaxation. We walked and ran on the beach, started the day in the gym then had no... More 

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PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear friends, Jambo! It was really nice to meet you and to have you here with us. Your review is also a great reward for our day to day work and we do very much appreciate it. "would definitely go again" these are your last words. They mean a lot to us and the fact that you come back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

It was low season when we stayed but that did not diminish the quality of service we experienced at Pinewood. They have been consistent with their cultural-themed dining since the last time I was there four years ago and the staff were friendly and always willing to be of assistance. The beach was so beautiful too and most importantly clean.... More 

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PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Valued friends, Thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We're glad that you enjoyed your second stay with us. This is a great compliment to us. It reminds us why our motto is " come as client and leave as a friend" Asante sana Rafiki.. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Mshai Pamela and rest... More 

Inverness-shire
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We have been staying at Pinewood a few times, last time in 2012. However, I feel compelled to respond to Tasa48 review from 3 weeks ago. With regards to the flowers, they are a food source for the colobus monkeys and perhaps there wasn't a surplus to make the beds look pretty for the tourists, surely not a big deal.... More 

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PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear great friends, The fact that you have been here few times and taking time to write this detailed review on your experience with us is also a nice feeling to have you to support us again during and after your holiday. We will never do what we do without the precious feedback like the one you have just gave... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Hello Pinewood, My husband and I are very greatful for a wonderful stay at Pinewood this June/July 2016 for our wedding. The staff at pinewood were really helpful, the services were perfect and our wedding was wonderfully planned with every little detail delicately taken into account from the begining to the end. We are extremely happy and will be recommending... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

A four day stay was included at the end of our Safari and was booked by our agent. However, I had not realised how far or how long the drive would take from Mombasa airport. The secluded location did at least provide privacy and a wonderful location. I was also unprepared for the humidity and found it overwhelming. The air-conditioning... More 

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Carosino, Italy
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51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I spent some days in Holiday in Mombasa and i decided to have a week end in a Resort on the beach with my friends. The place is very beatiful and i spent two wonderful days inside this Resort. Beatiful beach, sea, hotel. The personnel was very professional. Good!

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2 Thank ilzazza1981
PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your amazing feed back on your experience with us. Hope to have a pleasure to host you again soon for many more weeks. We will always have a room for you. Best wishes from Mshai Pamela and Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa Team. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised with the personalized welcome sign at the reception which preceded the warm welcome I received from the staff. The guest room I stayed in was reflective of a simple but well thought out design, not too small and yet cosy enough. The limited number of power outlets is however suggestive of the age of the facility... More 

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PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr Leonard, Thank you for visiting our page on trip advisor and for taking time to write one of the most amazing feed-back we ever had.!! Your high-lights and long description of your experience with us is what motivates or rather gives us extra energy to keep up with the pace in this hospitality industry as we continue to... More 

Rwanda
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We spent five days at Pinewood over Easter with three generations of our family and cannot recommend it highly enough as a family friendly, peaceful and comfortable hotel. Pinewood is located on a very quiet and undeveloped part of Galu beach, far from everything and with beautiful long stretches of white sand and calm blue sea and hardly any beach... More 

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Thank Sevillanita
PhilipGM, Guest Relations Manager at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pinewood friends. Many thanks for your detailed review. It is one of the most amazing. I will certainly share with the entire team. Asante sana! We also appreciate the mention of our down side(gripes). We will put our heads together. We learn from opinion. Otherwise, you remain great guests and we all look forward to sharing some time with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pinewood Village is a small boutique beach and water sport resort. It is situated on the stunning deserted shores of Galu Beach, one of the finest beaches in Kenya. It is relaxed and informal. Personalised and friendly service is at the forefront. The resort is set amidst heavy tropical flora and palms and attracts the endangered Colobus Monkey and over 100 bird species from the surrounding forest. Hotel newly refurbished jun 2006. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Diani Beach Road | P.O.Box 90521, Galu Beach, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
Price Range: $127 - $411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Pinewood Beach Hotel Ukunda
Pinewood Beach Resort And Spa
Pinewood Village Beach Hotel
Pinewood Village Beach Ukunda
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galu Beach
#1 Luxury Hotel in Galu Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Galu Beach
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