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Garoda Resort

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“swimming pool”(3 reviews)
“lovely beach”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lived a bit down the beach for a couple of weeks, but kept hiking up to this Italian hotel on multiple occations for food, Internet and afternoon beers. It has an awesome location on the beach, fantastic pools, very friendly staff and overall very...More

Thank Theosof
Reviewed January 3, 2018

It was my first time in Watamu, attended a friends wedding which took place at this Resort. It is a great venue for a wedding, they did a really great job setting the place up and the food was really nice as well. Rooms were...More

Thank Hets G
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Visiting Garoda Beach Hotel was a very exciting experience for me. It was my second time in Watamu and so it felt like my first time as I saw many different places for the very first time. We were welcomed well on arrival and showed...More

Thank Live And Die I
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Really nice resort in watamu, good value for money, friendly staff and amazing swimming pool...the best part of this resort is the beach cause it's a special turtles reserve....people pay money to visit it. If u wanna book any kind of excursion (safari or whatever)...More

Thank Luigi G
Reviewed July 30, 2017

I just had a four night stay in Garoda/ Gecko Resort (25-29 July 2017). Here's the list of pros and cons. Pros: 1. Beach. Beach of Garoda and Kobe Suite Resort (adjacent) is one of the clearest beach in Watamu without seaweed/reef obstructing the view....More

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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Restaurant
Pool
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
$77 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#6 Family Hotel in Watamu
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$77 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#6 Family Hotel in Watamu
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Pool & Beach (325)
Room & Suite (98)
Dining (49)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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"Choose a room closer to the reception area, swimming pool and bar/restaurant for ease of access."
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"Get a room close to the main reception/beach."
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"Make sure the AC and the shower work properly."
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"choose rooms behind the reception. they are newer."
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