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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Post-card perfect location on a coral reef protected lagoon off the Indian Ocean, at a walking distance from the Malindi market, Vasco de Gama's Monument and Chapel, and the Marine Reserve Park, this is an ideal spot to spend a safe, relaxing and entertaining vacation. During our month here we were impressed with the quality of management and the friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable banda with hot water shower and a great view of the reefs and the Indian Ocean through the palm trees The bar and restaurant offered quick service and a very interesting menu with a very attractive pool to relax in when too hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one night here recently on a work trip to Malindi. The little bungalow was small but everything was clean, shower water was hot, towels were & linens were all new and the AC worked well. Shampoo, conditioner and body wash were all provided. The food was really tasty, we had the calamari and the feta/coriander samosas for dinner by... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The view, gorgeous! Food, fantastic... staff friendly and I walked away with a canvas piece, thanks to the lovely Holly at the gift shop. The hotel is lovely and very coastal. I spent 3 days there and my girls loved it. Their Chicken Kiev is to die for...

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Thank nj0ki
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I've stayed at Driftwoods twice since coming to Kenya and it's quickly becoming one of my favorite places for resting, lazing and restoring my energy. Roger is a great host, making us feel welcome and at home. The staff is very friendly, polite and respectful of the guests routines from early morning walks to mid-day naps to late-night walkabouts. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

As an "old" resident of Kenya, my favorite coastal haunt for a break from Nairobi was always the Driftwood Club. Having been away for a number of years, what a pleasure it was to spend a couple of happy days in Malindi and to find that Roger Sylvester and his crew have kept up the standards and that the Driftwood... More 

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Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Along with a climate made for lazing, an area that boasts pretty good food and Malindi herself affording the offshore visitor a genuine insight into Kenya and her people comes this little gem. We currently live in Kenya and travel extensively for both my husband's business and our mutual pleasure. With the downturn in tourism properties that were once of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Despite all the talk of Kenya being a risky tourist destination because of incidents 10 years ago, we saw no trouble, instead we observed a very welcoming country,throughout our holiday. All the people we met in Kenya were great and none more so than at Driftwood,an ideal resort for a young family. Also,it was really good value for money. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Room and service are terrific, always meet delightful folks either staying or passing through. Such a treat-Roger and Yoyo are awesome! I'm always here during the off-season but you wouldn't know it from the accommodations. Thanks again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

It was a relaxing holiday. Service was good and friendly. It is also just a foot steep in to th Indian Ocean. I would always go back there for holiday. My partner and I really like this place thanks to the able management.

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Suitable for families, couples or groups. Everyone will enjoy The Driftwood for its barefoot, relaxed, ‘family home’ style.We also host a large number of wedding ceremonies.The Kenyan coast is a lush diversity of various environments. The marine life in the parks is absolutely stunning and only getting better and better since the law was implemented to protect from over-fishing. The edges of the beach are lined with palm trees that sway gently in the wind. Further inland there are the lush tropical forests that house hundreds of species of bird life and animal life. The most famous of these is the Sokoke forest which is half an hours’ drive from The Driftwood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Beach Club

Address: Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: $117 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Driftwood Beach Club 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Malindi
Driftwood Beach Hotel
Driftwood Beach Malindi
Driftwood Beach Club Malindi, Kenya, Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#3 Family Hotel in Malindi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
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