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    Driftwood Beach Club

    Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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    Pool & Beach (32)
    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good24%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “indian ocean” (24 reviews)
    “curry lunch” (5 reviews)
    “oysters” (5 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Wheelchair Access
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 223 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Had a fantastic stay at the Driftwood! Roger is a fantastic host, and the staff are very attentive and professional. Breakfast choices were a touch of home, and well executed. Renovated pool, great sports bar, and curry on Sundays. Don't leave Malindi without a visit...More

    Thank BellairHD
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had such a warm and friendly welcome when we arrived. Roger is amazing, fun and very entertaining. We went for a one week fishing trip, breakfast early mornings, packed lunches for the boat. The chef cooked one of our fish to perfection. On our...More

    Thank Chan862013
    Reviewed 5 November 2017

    Pros: Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was fantastic with views of the garden and ocean from bed. Food was very good and reasonably priced. Went during the off peak season and was very good value for money. Cons: Shower pressure not the best. The...More

    Thank Anthony G
    Reviewed 20 October 2017

    I found this quite convinient hotel. It needs some renovation soon, but in June 2017 it was still okay. The staff is hospital and friendly. Traveling with limited budget this was a perfect choise around Malindi.

    Thank Jouni M
    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    We had a wonderfully relaxing time at the Driftwood Club. The hotel is right on a lovely stretch of beach. The food was excellent and the service was good. Roger Sylvester, the owner, was an exceptionally congenial and entertaining host. We were there on a...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$119 - US$504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
    • #3 Family Hotel in Malindi
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Malindi
    • Also Known As
    • Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Malindi ,
    • Driftwood Beach Hotel ,
    • Driftwood Beach Malindi
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    Pool & Beach (32)
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    Lisa D
    6 August 2014|
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    Response from DodgeNairobi | Property representative |
    Hi Lisa, many thanks for this. We have , in fact been on the market for the past 3 years. A fact well know to all. We have not had any offers and don't expect to get any at this time due to the economic situation on the... More
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    "I had room number 25 and it was great!"
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    "Choose rooms further from the main block for quiet and privacy"
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    "Beachfront rooms especially 21, 22, 23, 25 and 27."
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