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Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

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London
Reviewed 2 July 2009

The resort was clean and well miantained, sytlishly decorated and very comfortable. It's location along a LONG lane made independent travel tricky but there were lots of trips. The stuning white sands fringed with palm trees, warm tourqouise sea and cloudless blue skies was amazing, the food was good with a great variety all fresh and local the staff were...

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London
Reviewed 2 July 2009

My boyfriend booked this trip - saw the amazing reviews and the 5 "stars" that everyone had listed and thought - this is the place for our luxury break in Kenya...well, it is a nice place, good value for money and is perfect if you want an affordable sunbathing experience in Africa but if you are looking for luxury then...

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2Thank mcnaker
Derbyshire
Reviewed 1 July 2009

Just returned from 2 weeks in the most relaxing experience in Kenya. Pinewood really have got it right. The accommodation is spacious clean and most of all private. The design is superb. The service was brilliant and the food exquisite. We cannot praise the staff highly enough (Special mention must go to Justus and Wycliffe in the restaurant, Fred the...

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5Thank DeanoDerbyshire
bristolengland
Reviewed 28 June 2009

Pinewood is paradise on earth if you want peace,unspoilt nature,wondeful service and a beautiful beach location. It is quite simply the most wonderful holiday experience my wife and i have ever had. The ambience of the place is idyllic-a total antdote to the stresses and pace of British life. The sheer natural beauty of pinewood is matched by the incredible...

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4Thank markhammond9
London
Reviewed 8 May 2009

We stayed at Pinewood during the last weeks of April and couldnt have asked for more. It was everything we expected and more. The staff are one of the best assets this hotel has and if you trest them with the respect they deserve they will pay you back ten times over. To mention but a few, Pamela (who looked...

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4Thank Rob-Emma_London
South Coast
Reviewed 19 April 2009

Pinewood Village must be one of the best hotels if you are looking for excellent staff, wonderful food, lovely accommodation and natural beauty. We have just come back from our first trip to Kenya and sincerely say we were looked after so well at Pinewood, wish we knew the names of all the staff to thank them, but here's a...

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3Thank Hutnumber18
Africa
Reviewed 14 April 2009

I finally found my dream beach which was Pinewood. A few years back, a friend stayed there and said the beach was awful, filled with broken shell pieces. Well, thanks to shifting tides, the "bad" beach has moved north of the property and the beach infront of Pinewood is soft, vanilla white sand and you don't need swim shoes! Everyone...

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2Thank Kenyan_Connoisseur
Devon
Reviewed 2 April 2009

Read the reviews before we went. Agree with the positive comments - ideal relaxing small hotel complex, beach perfect with little or no hassle, staff friendly and healpful etc. Rooms more than adequate, with efficient aircondition and all suroound mosquito nets (not that we saw any at this time of year!). Cannot understand the few comments about bumpy roads to...

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5Thank phinaeus
Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 30 March 2009

Went to Pinewood Village for our honeymoon from 22/3/2009 to 29/3/2009 staying in room 181 (a standard room next to the pool and gym). My choice of resort was based on the excellent ratings given by the other tripadvisor members. My verdict: Pinewood Village has absolutely everything that you need, but NOTHING more. The GOOD: The service and staff friendliness...

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4Thank tuisbes
London
Reviewed 24 March 2009

I & my husband have stayed at this hotel after our honeymoon safari & beach wedding @ Sands at Nomad in Kenya. We have chosen Pinewood Village after reading excellent reviews on Tripadvisor, unfortunately we were a little dissapointed. We had a beautiful welcome & all staff was amazing however the location of this hotel has its disadvantages. There is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pinewood Village is a small boutique beach and water sport resort. It is situated on the stunning deserted shores of Galu Beach, one of the finest beaches in Kenya. It is relaxed and informal. Personalised and friendly service is at the forefront. The resort is set amidst heavy tropical flora and palms and attracts the endangered Colobus Monkey and over 100 bird species from the surrounding forest. Hotel newly refurbished jun 2006. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Diani Beach Road | P.O.Box 90521, Galu Beach, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Galu Beach
Price Range: €118 - €212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Pinewood Beach Resort And Spa
Pinewood Beach Hotel Ukunda
Pinewood Village Beach Hotel
Pinewood Village Beach Ukunda
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Galu Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Galu Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Galu Beach
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