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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even if you are not staying at the Reef visiting the Pool Deck and restaurant is a great way to spend a Sunday Afternoon. It costs (in Sept 2016) 800Khs for pool entry and if you want Pool + Set-lunch menu is 1500Khs. The Tanga bar & grill is otherwise worth it if you come before/after lunch time (12:00hrs to... More 

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Nairobi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt at home from the moment l started speaking to the manager, he is down to earth, understanding and a good listener, and professional l booked directly through the phone, l spoke to the manager who was extremely hospitable, staff were polite, food excellent, and night entertainment was the best. Best Manager - JOSHUA very honest and a happy... More 

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Valencian Country, Spain
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked through booking.com but it seemed the hotel did not receive bookings through the website although it was listed there. But we fortunately got two rooms as planned, but I would check in advance although it seems hard to reach them through telephone. The rooms have obviously not been that much updated since the opening of the hotel in the... More 

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Eldoret, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at reef.your staff are down to earth. We desired more days but our journey was long ... We were headed to Malindi. We will always refer your hotel to out friends and family. God bl

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Thank 565ezekielk
tenga, General Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Those of us who work in the Hotel business do so as we are passionate about hospitality and its such a pleasure to receive your comments , and motivating. Thank you and hope we can host you again son. More 

Staten Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cocktails were awesome- has all the traditional cocktails and then a lot of unique delicious ones that you would find at a fancy cocktail bar in the States! It is right on the beach so it is perfect for sundowners! also lots of TVs to watch whatever you want!

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I keep going back to this friendly hotel. The rooms are very good and the food is delicious. The location is perfect for a beach holiday and for getting to know the city and its wonderfull people!!!!!

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had asked to picked at the airport,none of that happened and no apology was given,poor communication btwn staffs as no one knew our booking ref number,Joshua is terrible.Good service at Moonshine only

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joe e, Front Office Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, I must first apologise for the discomfort caused as result of missing airport transfer on your arrival date. I take full blame on the same since I was the one arranging for it and it did not work out as planned and for that I'm truly sorry. We have learned our lesson as result and we have taken... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Visited there for business and their bathroom was a mess! Sinks were rusty, towels looked like rugs and I ended up never using them. The ground floor rooms weren't appealing and even asked to be changed room the following day. The compound was clean, the pool too, beautiful beach.. But something has to be done about the room service. It's... More 

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Thank Magdah J
tenga, General Manager at Reef Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Some positive and some negative. I notice that this review is made almost 1 year after your stay in september 2015, and this has just been posted in August 2016. Since then the hotel has continued to have a very significant renovation to the rooms and you can be assured of a fine bedrooms and... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 589 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We visited the reef hotel primarily for the associated kitesurfing centre, the Reef Kiteboarding Centre which is located in a small stone building at the left foot of the hotel. Kitesurfers can make use of the fine hotel toilet facilities and there is a lovely beachfront bara s well where evening parties happen.

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Trier, Germany
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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to be. Nice service and the live band at night plus the disco was just so lovely. We met Friendly people too. We felt like that was the place to be. We felt so bad when we had to go back home to Germany. All was just so beautiful. We loved the food that was just so original... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Reef Hotel Mombasa is a friendly, relaxed Hotel, professionally managed since 40 years by the same family to serve a mix of international and resident guests. The hotel offers a combination of resort facilities for beach holidays, as well as business services including conference rooms and corporate business facilities. The Reef Hotel Mombasa is conveniently situated on the white sandy beaches of Nyali overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean. We are adjacent to the very best shopping areas, clubs, restaurants and golf courts and only 7 kilometres north of Mombasa city centre. The original Reef Hotel Mombasa was built in 1972. The hotel just had a significant renovation and has re-opened with new designed rooms and public areas. Reef Hotel rooms are air-conditioned, each with its own bathroom, balcony, telephone extension and TV. Buffets are the traditional way we serve meals with a international mix of cuisine. Enjoy our romantic candle-lit dinners on theme nights (African, Chinese, Lebanese, Indian, International, etc) and regular barbeques. A choice of 3 restaurants and 4 bars, and water sports directly on the beach assure you that the Reef Hotel Mombasa is ready for your holiday. With regular entertainment by our resident live band and disco, 3 fantastic swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, relaxed sun-bathing and elegant evenings; yours will be a very special holiday in Reef Hotel Mombasa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reef Hotel

Address: Nyali beach | off Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa 82234-8010, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Price Range: $78 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Reef Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 146
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Reef Hotel Mombasa
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Mombasa
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