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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sandies was lovely, the room was big and spacious. The bed was huge which is a plus. I loved the ambience and the restaurant.. Service was great. At the pool, there was aldy called betty who could take care of the kids in the pool The negative was the food which was abit monotous esp for dinner and the bugs...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though we are already somedays into 2017 I keep thinking with a smile on new years eve spent in your hotel. The setting, the friendly staff and nice buffet made it a never to forget experience. I definitely recommend this hotel, the rooms are spacious, clean and all wishes fulfilled. The lounges and dining room under the makuti roof...

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Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place because its very child friendly especially if you have toddlers.The pool was so nice for the children quite safe. Their food is amazing i enjoy.overall i had a rested quite well during my vacation

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a family vacation and to celebrate New Year's Eve. We had booked 2 doubles and 1 single on an all inclusive basis. Our understanding of all inclusive meant all local beers, local spirits and cocktails, sodas, juices and water. On arrival at the hotel we were welcomed with a drink and a cold towel which was nice as...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited sandies tropical village from the 28th December 2016 till 1st January 2017 the service was good but they did not have any good variety of vegetarian.on telling the head chef he did try to make an effort to make the food but not up to the standards . Even on new years eve you would expect them to...

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Bksethia, Greetings from Sandies Tropical Village! Thank you for choosing our hotel as your holiday destination and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read that the overall service was good. In regards to variety of vegetarian dishes, the chef did create a separate vegetarian corner for you but it is regrettable that it did not...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Out trip was simply amazing. We were picked and directed to our rooms overlooking the garden. Beautiful rooms and very well maintained. The service was sublime and they were so polite and courteous. We immediately went for breakfast that overlooks the pool with the ocean not far behind it glistening in the Malindi Sun. I would recommend Sandies without a...

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Jimmy K., Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for giving us a perfect rating. We are glad to read that you fully enjoyed your holiday and that you would recommend our hotel to other travelers. The our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Looking Forward to welcoming...

Kisumu, Kenya
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a week and liked the place and the friendly staff. Though it took forever to check in, the rooms are clean and quality sleep guaranteed. I am a food lover when it comes to variety, but I felt the establishment was lacking in this aspect. The service crew at the bar/s made up for it though...

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Charles A, Greetings from Sandies Tropical Village! Thank you very much for choosing our hotel as your holiday destination and for taking time to review us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay especially with the friendly staff and clean rooms. However we are sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations in regards...

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Place is a standard beach resort. Bars didn't have any cold beers. Bar waiters were very rude. Room a.c wasn't working, had no curtains, red ants everywhere. Food was the same everyday. Not good for a vegetarian. Would not recommend at all.

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Vish M. Greetings from Sandies Tropical Village! We thank you for choosing to stay in our hotel and for taking time to give us your feedback. It is regrettable that you did not enjoy your stay especially at the bar, in the room and the restaurant. I wish to apologize for the inconveniences that you experienced and would like...

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We spend three nights here after three nights at the Masai Mara Nature Reserve. It was just what the whole family needed after three days on safari. Good food, beautiful spacious rooms, comfortable lounge seating everywhere, cool breezes and loads of other families. Could've have easily spent a week here. Wished I had more time to explore Malindi. We did...

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Mazeyhunt, Greetings from Sandies Tropical Village! Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us and for taking time to give us your feedback. We are greatly honored to read that we were able to meet your expectations especially with food and beautiful, spacious rooms. We appreciate your kind comments on the beach boys; we are in the...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It was very tranquil overall. The pool side was always a combination of restful and fun with the "Water aerobics!" Towards lunch time. I liked the separation of the main beach to the small portion for the private section reserved for the hotel this allows you to enjoy the sun and sand without having to be harassed by the hawkers....

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Dear Chimfwembe, Greetings from Sandies Tropical Village! Thank you for choosing our resort as your holiday destination and for taking time to share your experiences with us. We are pleased to hear that you had fun during your stay especially with the all inclusive drinks, water aerobics and the beach. We appreciate your comments and suggestions which has been passed...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Sandies Tropical Village

Address: Casuarina Road, Malindi 68, Kenya (Formerly Planhotel Tropical Beach Resort)
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: €86 - €164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandies Tropical Village 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Sandies Tropical Village Hotel Malindi
Planhotel Tropical Beach Hotel
Planhotel Tropical Beach Malindi
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
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“near the bar”
 of 5 bubbles 528jimmyk, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The 'superior rooms’ more than met expectations.”
 of 5 bubbles WoodyAllen2016, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check the AC.... Check the AC to your room to ensure its working!”
 of 5 bubbles JakkiOdongo, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are facing garden, restaurant is on sea side.”
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 of 5 bubbles 287virpih, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor superior rooms, very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles izret, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
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