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The Reef Hotel Mombasa

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The Reef Hotel Mombasa is a friendly, relaxed Hotel, professionally managed since 40 years by the same family to serve a mix of international and resident guests. The hotel offers a combination of resort facilities for beach holidays, as well as business services including conference rooms and corporate business facilities. The Reef Hotel Mombasa is conveniently situated on the white sandy beaches of Nyali overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean. We are adjacent to the very best shopping areas, clubs, restaurants and golf courts and only 7 kilometres north of Mombasa city centre. The original Reef Hotel Mombasa was built in 1972. The hotel just had a significant renovation and has re-opened with new designed rooms and public areas. Reef Hotel rooms are air-conditioned, each with its own bathroom, balcony, telephone extension and TV. Buffets are the traditional way we serve meals with a international mix of cuisine. Enjoy our romantic candle-lit dinners on theme nights (African, Chinese, Lebanese, Indian, International, etc) and regular barbeques. A choice of 3 restaurants and 4 bars, and water sports directly on the beach assure you that the Reef Hotel Mombasa is ready for your holiday. With regular entertainment by our resident live band and disco, 3 fantastic swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis courts, relaxed sun-bathing and elegant evenings; yours will be a very special holiday in Reef Hotel Mombasa.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Walked into the hotel with freinds and family, met a young man full of energy with a great smile his name was Stephen Kashero,very well mannered and decent young man answered all the questions we had to ask and helped us with all that we needed, the Dj was had an excellent
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Response from Martin v, General Manager at The Reef Hotel Mombasa
Responded 2 Jan 2019
Dear NuEd37 Thank you so much for the stunning review and we are delighted that we exceeded your expectations. It will be my pleasure to mention your wonderful comments about Stephen, he is new to our team and has added a real spark to the energy around the pool. The animation team have been great and certainly delivered on their task at hand. We look forward to seeing you again and asante sana for your inspiring review, all the best for the New Year. Martin van der Breggen General Manager
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Had lunch here yesterday. Picked the seafood platter. Really loved it. The calamari was well done. Perhaps print more menus. Hire more staff during peak season. The live band was absolutely amazing. As usual. Also, please PLEASE PLEASE provide proper changing rooms with lockers
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Response from Martin v, General Manager at The Reef Hotel Mombasa
Responded 2 Jan 2019
Dear Glorian Many thanks for your constructive review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your meal. I note your comments and will address, although we are currently running with three times our normal staff compliment. I understand your need for change rooms with lockers but this will add a security threat and add that most of our guests are resident in the hotel and would change in their rooms. All the best for the new year and asante sana for taking the time to review us!!! Martin van der Breggen General Manager
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I was excited to go to Mombasa October of this year and while looking for a hotel, I made sure to read as many review as possible for the hotels that I liked. The review for reef was 50/50 some were good and some bad, but from the pictures it looked great and was beach front,
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The location is great and the staff are friendly. Nice pools, easy access to the beach. But decor is drab and the rooms are in such bad shape (garden view rooms). The sliding bathroom door in out room was like a trap - old rotten wood and it doesn't slide at all it needed 3 of
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I found a very cheap flight from Frankfurt to Mombasa, then had to find a place to stay for my beach vacation. I’m a US citizen. I booked through Airbnb. This was a wonderful experience! I was there for 22 days between the end of November to December 19. The room is actually
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Reef gardens
Superior Sea-view room
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Beautiful gardens await
view of kitchen. Good size. Most amenities present. Didn't find a dish cloth to wipe wet cutlery and dishes but there was a dish rack present.
view of sitting room. Only one standing fan (on the left side of the photo) was available for cooling. No AC in the sitting room only in the bedroom. When cooking the sitting area becomes hot on top of the already humid Mombasa weather. The fan isn't enough for that area.
We have various packages available in order for us to cater to everyone's needs, booking directly on the website is the cheapest option and you can choose your package
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Hi Dominic, Thanks for contacting us. Herewih find our contacts; Joshua Elloga Reef Hotel P.O Box 82234 Mombasa Tel: +254 703 446 940/ +254 722 205 918/ +254 736 474 005/ +254 0202 039707/ +254 0202 651230 Mob: +254 733 939 359 Fax: +254 41 4471349
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Rooms are ok, target superior rooms they are a bit better than standard rooms both are a bit poor. Good animation team and pool activities. All inclusive basis is amazing. Food is ok sometimes a lot of local food. Amazing location, pool, and ocean view. staff are nice and helpful.
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hi i would like to know about your hotel,
and the price,if its possible you can email me,thanks
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"The ground floor rooms leading to the gardens, pool and restaurant are great and convinient if you have a toddler like I did."
"Apartment rooms are noise due to being close to main road. Entertainment venue across the road is noisy at night."
"Leave Early for the Airport"
"Ask for the upper floors.. nicer views in my opinion"
"Book garden view and then ask for Sea view if you want a better room."
US$86 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
reef hotel mombasa
KenyaCoast ProvinceMombasa
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