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Blue Marlin Sporting Resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We stayed in the 2-bedroom Dolphin Private Apartment over the 2016 Easter holidays. the moor design gives the Blue Marlin enchanting quiet and peaceful ancient middle east appearance. most plants in the vast gardens were withering due to the current drought, except the duom palms which have grown into a huge scary forest all along the sandy beach.there are many... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

During our last stay, there was poor water supply, very old towels.but the place is very beautiful with nice pool side view and strategically located. Coming back there soon but hoping for better services.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

During my countless visits to Malindi over a period of thirteen years I enjoyed seven stays at the Blue Marlin. I did experience three changes of ownership so far but the resort never lost its appeal nor its high standard, which it was able to always maintain. Offering a designated pool area and direct access to the beach, it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Blue Marlin Sporting Resort for some days. It was a great place to stay. The only problem was we found it too late. We could have stayed there for a much longer time. But next time we go to Malindi we know where to go. We did like the gym.very much and also the pool. The sea... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed at the Blue Marlin (as it was then) in September 1997 and enjoyed every minute, but it closed the following year and has only just reopened under Italian ownership. The hotel as we knew it had superb seaview rooms, two pools, an open air dining area, and it it is right on the beach. We went there because... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Sporting Resort

Address: Lamu Road, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: $56 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Also Known As:
Blue Marlin Sporting Resort Malindi, Kenya, Africa
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#14 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi
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