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    Driftwood Beach Club

    Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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    10/29/2017 10/30/2017
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    Traveler (114)
    Room & Suite (34)
    Pool & Beach (31)
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good23%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “indian ocean” (24 reviews)
    “curry lunch” (5 reviews)
    “oysters” (5 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Wheelchair access
    Meeting Rooms
    Laundry Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 220 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a wonderfully relaxing time at the Driftwood Club. The hotel is right on a lovely stretch of beach. The food was excellent and the service was good. Roger Sylvester, the owner, was an exceptionally congenial and entertaining host. We were there on a...More

    Thank Shaleen_70
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    What a pleasant change to the Italian dominance of Malindi. Amazing atmosphere and excellent location. Roger is an amazing host and we enjoyed the company of the local expats. I would recommend the Driftwood Beach club to any traveller

    Thank SouthAfrica8507
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I have been visiting Driftwood for years. I used to stay at a campsite along Casuarina Beach (Silversands Beach) and used the bar at Driftwood. When the campsite closed I started staying at Driftwood. This was approximately 20 years ago and I keep returning, usually...More

    Thank PaulCritchley
    Response from DodgeNairobi, Owner at Driftwood Beach ClubResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Paul, thank you so much for this glowing review. Very much appreciated. Look forward to seeing you guys back in December. Mingi salaams, Roger

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at the driftwood for two weeks to attend a wedding, which also took place at the Driftwood. Staff could not do enough for us. Under the ever attentive eye of Anderson, they are a credit to the venue. Nestled right on the beach,...More

    Thank mickuz
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Just back from an amazing 2 weeks in Driftwood for a friends weddings. The rooms are spotless & well maintained. Service provided anywhere in the resort is amazing & employees are always on hand to ensure you have everything you need

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    Awards & Recognition
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • $122 - $504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
    • #3 Family Hotel in Malindi
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Malindi
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    • Driftwood Beach Club Malindi, Kenya, Africa
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    Traveler (114)
    Room & Suite (34)
    Pool & Beach (31)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (94)
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    Lisa D
    August 6, 2014|
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    Response from DodgeNairobi | Property representative |
    Hi Lisa, many thanks for this. We have , in fact been on the market for the past 3 years. A fact well know to all. We have not had any offers and don't expect to get any at this time due to the economic situation on the... More
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    "Beachfront rooms especially 21, 22, 23, 25 and 27."
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    "stayed in spacious villa in the back, no ocean view +our own swimming pool. the ocean beech in 2 minutes."
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    "Refreshment drinks on arrival"
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