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    Papillon Lagoon Reef

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed 8 nights at Papillon over New Year. We were a family with 2 teenagers and we all loved our time there. There is a relaxed atmosphere and you can choose to participate in various activities or just lie on the comfy sun beds...More

    1  Thank Peter M
    Reviewed December 9, 2017

    The hotel is well positioned at the South end of Diani Beach.The facilities are good and well managed.As with all all inclusive hotels it does get a little noisy around the pool area at certain times.The food is of a good standard with plenty of...More

    Thank thegeneralSpain
    Reviewed December 4, 2017

    Just returned from my 5th trip to the Papillon,and this review will probably be just the same as the others.I was greeted again like it really was my second home. I arrived quite early, but my same room was ready for me,still as clean and...More

    Thank Michael B
    Reviewed November 2, 2017

    My wife and I holidayed here in mid October 2017. Our favorite hotel on Diani Beach was booked solid and we opted for papilon as it was right nect door and had a couple of rooms available. Service is pretty good, staff are friendly and...More

    1  Thank Adventuresinafrica
    Reviewed October 22, 2017

    Nice Staff. Beautiful Location. Good food. Great holidays. That’s the short version of how awesome our 2 week trip to Kenya (Mombasa) was. We are a family of four (children aged 14 and 18) and we went to Africa for the first time. I didn’t...More

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    • Outdoor pool
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    • $124 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 119
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    LeeBrindle
    January 6, 2018|
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    Response from Ian T | Property representative |
    Hi Lee The only place you can do a balloon flight is in the Masai Mara. You would have to book a 2 night fly-in safari to the Mara and on your first morning you would have the flight, subject to the weather conditions. If... More
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    LeeBrindle
    November 13, 2017|
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    Response from Janet W | Reviewed this property |
    Formal means formal. Please try and be respectful of their culture.
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    Kumar S
    November 1, 2017|
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    Response from Ian T | Property representative |
    Dear Kumar S Thanks for your enquiry. The hotel has two pools; the main pool is a free form shape approx 17m by 33m in size and a shallow infants pool. The gardens have plenty of shade from a variety of trees including... More
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    "The best Beach Front rooms 151-156, 251-256,351-356"
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    "I cant be much help as I usually have a room in the same area, somewhere in 360,s"
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    "Rooms away from the beach are very quiet, if that's what you're looking for."
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    "Rooms near the pool were noisy at night due to the entertainment being near the pool."
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