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Aquarius Club

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

During the morning of my first full day at Aquarius, the equivalent of $350 in USD and Euros was taken from my room. Worse yet, Aquarius management did not seem to take the robbery seriously, calling it "impossible" when reported, and it was left to me to report to the police and get them involved (Watamu police report #DB 33/24/1/017)....

2Thank dacoppel
Lamu Island, Kenya
Reviewed November 19, 2016

I stayed in a Standard Room which is big (with a big Lamu style bed), Matteo, the Manager is always around to answer your questions, staff is very helpful and the pool at Mapango Restaurant (on the beach/inside the property) has great views to the beach. From the Standard Rooms it's a 5 minutes walk to the pool (at the...

Thank JamboHouse
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful...well tended and neat. The food is good especially if you love Italian food. It is so peaceful, just what you need when you want to get away from the world. The staff are very friendly, helpful and have a lot of courtesy. I would highly recommend it to those who love peaceful holidays. The beach is...

Thank Edna M
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I was there in febrery 2014 with my boyfriend. We went to the hotel only for lunch and enjoy the day. Was perfect, because, the food was really delicious, the pool, beautiful and the sea is amazing aroud the whole coast of the Indian Ocean. So is a great option to spend the day...

Thank Florencia G
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 27, 2016

I had heard that Watamu has a large Italian contingent and this resort epitamises this. There was nothing wrong with the hotel and complex but it did not wow me. We stayed at the Aquarius hotel and did venture the the Mapango pool for a day; however we wanted a relaxing stay and there was a lot going on here....

Thank Arbsl
Diani Beach, Kenya
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

First off it should be pointed out that "Aquarius" is actually 3 independent hotels connected by bridges and garden paths. Aquarius club is set at the back with Mapango (I think) positioned on the beach. (There was a hotel in between but I don't recall it's name). In short Aquarius club is the best of the 3. Whilst not on...

1Thank AcaciaGM
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Well aquarius is a mixed bag. We booked off booking.com and expected to be on the beach, so when we arrived and found that the site is divided (connected by a bridge/walkway) and that we were 250m back from the beach we were a little disappointed however this soon changed. We were shown to our room, by some surprisingly strong...

1Thank Holly Suzanne B
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

After a long day I needed rest and relaxation and as soon as I walked into aquarius, the friendly smiles of the staff and the warmth in which they handled me gave me confidence in knowing that I was in good hands. The food was good, and the manager Matteo did everything in his power to make my stay more...

1Thank jazeera s
Reviewed April 8, 2015

We did stay here two nights in january. Our experience were good with som few exceptions. Long distances from the reception to our rooms, and from our rooms to breakfast area and also to the beach. The staff was italian, but many did speak kiswahili. The location was very good, the beach was wonderful, but we did'nt know that the...

3Thank bjois
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed September 14, 2013

The best part about the resort is the staff which is willing to give more than you can expect. Very humble, jovial, lively & cooperative. I visited the resort with my wife in July 2013 and we were the only Indian couple. Rest all were from Italy. When they came to know about it, they were more willing to give...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Aquarius Club

Address: Watamu Coast Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $98 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquarius Club 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Aquarius Watamu Beach Hotel Watamu
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#7 Spa Hotel in Watamu
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“regular class rooms facing pool, nearest to lobby for wifi access”
dacoppel, Feb 25, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the Pool near Sea Beach are quite nice”
Dasshil, Aug 27, 2013 | Read review
“Room 3, the AC works without the little key trick”
Aerandria, May 6, 2011 | Read review
“Do not go there”
Neville53, May 4, 2011 | Read review
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