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Serena Road Near Serena Hotel, Shanzu Beach, Off Mombasa Malindi Road, Shanzu, Mombasa 80101 Kenya
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 05/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#2 of 7 in Shanzu
Mombasa Continental Resort is located along Shanzu on the North Coast of Mombasa. The resort comprises of 183 room units (133 are interconnected). The resort has 3 restaurants and 4 bars, 5 conference rooms all of various capacities, a discotheque night club, three large lounges, a business centre, a large swimming pool, a kids pool, a water sports centre, a kids club, a squash court, a health club with hairdressing salon, gym, sauna, steam bath, massage rooms; plus, an open air theatre, tennis courts, large car parking facilities and more on a 8.3 acre land with a 200 meter beach front. The resort was designed and built as a five-star beach hotel. It was conceptualised to meet InterContinental Hotel Corporation standards of the time which were some of the best known standards in the international hotel industry. All rooms face the sea with a private balcony and they offer the most personalized service for the corporate traveller. They include business essentials in every room, such as a desk and comfortable chairs, Wi-Fi access, and provide easy to access meeting rooms. The Resort is close to shopping malls, shops, site seeing places of interest.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children's playground
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Personal trainer
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Entertainment staff
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
Steam room
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Swahili
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Johnny wrote a review 11 May
2 contributions
Great hotel...great ambiance, great room service, great food...and generous beach...beach bar serves very cold beers! Friendly staff! Great music and ambiance at Le Club! Health Club perfect for tired souls!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Maureen M wrote a review Nov 2020
Nairobi, Kenya11 contributions3 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
its a clean , beautiful old place with a good view of the ocean and the pool. you are able to see the ocean from the rooms and also loved the bar at the beach just chill eat and drink and relax at the beach whatever time. The hotel food was good kudos to the chef. Hygiene is on top and rooms are very nice
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Date of stay: September 2020
Response from Mohamed Abdallah, Marketing at Mombasa Continental Resort
Responded 15 Nov 2020
Dear Maureen We appreciate you for choosing Mombasa Continental Resort for your vacation and taking the time to post your positive review. Thank you for appreciating our food,the serenity,swimming pool,bar and our good ocean facing rooms. It was indeed a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay an enjoyable experience. We truly value your business support and look forward to have you back soon.
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David N wrote a review Jan 2022
4 contributions
Local tourist here....went with my family and loved the experience...services were top notch, rooms were great...will definately come back...covid may have taken away it's former glory but they are coming back up
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Date of stay: January 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: All rooms have a good view...the beach
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Edward wrote a review Nov 2021
2 contributions
Slow check in process Old hotel Dark room, Poorly functioning aircon Old rusty water taps, non functional TV Inconsistently unstable wifi network Hard water. Can barely use soap in a shower Lethergic staff (3/5) Good variety of food Indifferent staff in dining area
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
Response from Mombasa Continental Resort, Marketing at Mombasa Continental Resort
Responded 9 Nov 2021
Dear Edward, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We apologize for the bad experience you had. Your feedback helps us identify the areas in which we can improve. At present we’re taking steps to upgrade our room facilities, and also implementing utmost care in our appliance maintenance. We’ll give in more efforts to provide you a better experience when you visit us next time.
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RovogaErick wrote a review Oct 2021
Nairobi, Kenya1 contribution
Very professional and friendly staff from the security, reception, cleaners managers, waiters, cooks, restaurant and guides. They taught me humility while I was there. The conference set up and the cool ambience within the resort supports adult learning/training.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled
Response from Mohamed Abdallah, Marketing at Mombasa Continental Resort
Responded 15 Oct 2021
Dear Erick, Greetings from Mombasa Continental resort and thank you for taking time to share your positive feedback. It was indeed our pleasure hosting you. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay especially the professionalism of our staff. We certainly look forward to hosting you again soon.
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US$60 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mombasa Continental Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Mombasa Continental Resort?
Nearby attractions include Haller Park (6.0 km), Bamburi Beach (5.3 km), and Nguuni Nature Sanctuary (6.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mombasa Continental Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Mombasa Continental Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Mombasa Continental Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Mombasa Continental Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mombasa Continental Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafesserie Mombasa, Monsoons Restaurant, and Yul's Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mombasa Continental Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Is Mombasa Continental Resort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Shanzu.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mombasa Continental Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Mombasa Continental Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Mombasa Continental Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.