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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I know its taken me a while to write my review, but after coming back to winter after a nice break in Mawe my withdrawal phase took way longer than expected; but I guess I am better late than never :-) My 6 day girly holiday in Mawe with my best friend was exceptional and I loved it from the...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

It was nice,spacious rooms, nice shower,excellent views. Just what you need.amazing Stephano,very helpful. However, they could do more for meals Juices are aren't cold , the coffee and tea not hot,the buffet meal doesn't have much variety, They also close their kitchen during the day and you got to move out to look for somewhere to eat. Having said that,i...

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1Thank FAITH K
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A beautiful and quiet hotel nestled over a cliff overlooking the ocean, the staff and management are friendly and service is excellent. The design, architecture and cuisine is superb, perfect for vacation. Will be back.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place takes my breath away! It is clean and neat. The staff and management are friendly and I love the salt water pool. Perfect for a romantic holiday. Small, quiet and serene. I wouldn't bring my kids here though. It's a romantic getaway, not a children's place. I wouldn't want to disturb other guest... Just note that they charge...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Mawe. It is a short tuk-tuk ride to town. The location is beautiful - on a cliff overlooking the water. There are stairs leading down to the water, and during low tide you can walk along the shore to the nearby beach. The hotel even provides shoes to do so. The saltwater pool is great....

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is as lovely as the pictures, a real gem. There is plenty of space to find a quiet corner to relax; a perfect place to chill out and unwind. The location is great, with beautiful views over the ocean. You can walk out onto the beach at low tide to explore the coastline. The service is truly exceptional....

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Deventer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Mawe Resort has 16 spacious rooms with all comforts and is run by a young Italian couple and a good staff. Stephan is 24h / 7days available to assist you and other guests with all the needs you have. If you want to go to another restaurant ask him and for a small fee he will bring you there. After...

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Mawe is a lovely little hidden place. It is very picturesque with gorgeous decor. The lovely wooden carved doors and the canvas furniture coverings are just some of the little things that add to the ambiance. The atmosphere is very calm and relaxed. The cliff top location makes for excellent sunbathing views. The owner organised a dhow trip with snorkelling...

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Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Mawe Resort is a unique place to be. The African theme portrayed in the premises is one of its kind. The place is excellent for those who want privacy. The staff are very friendly and always ready to help where need be..

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Thank Munene K
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Mawe is my sort of resort: small, personal, quiet and charming. Everything was good: location, food, service, the spa. Staff is friendly and efficient. Is so good you don't want to get out! I plan to go back and have been recommending ever since.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Masterpiece of design,Mawe Resort Watamu Boutique Hotel stands on the rocks directly above the sea with breathtaking views of Indian Ocean and the islands of Watamu Marine Park. This Hotel is an intimate and exclusive holiday destination that can be rented in its entirety or just one of the twelve rooms ( 8 Deluxe and 4 Suite Ocean View ). Either way it provides the ultimate in relax and sophistication. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mawe Resort

Address: Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya (Formerly St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel)
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: €70 - €168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mawe Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#2 Spa Hotel in Watamu
#2 Best Value Hotel in Watamu
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#4 Family Hotel in Watamu
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“The ground floor rooms do not have a patio or any kind of private outside sitting area. The upstairs rooms do”
MrBRabbit, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for sea views - first floor.”
_pauljglover6, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms on 1st floor would be best, they have a balcony and some have a sea view!”
justGeeM, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Moja room with a splendid sea view and with a huge private terasse”
CarmenOpri, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms are very spacious and have a private balcony.”
  • Room number 1's view from the balcony.
Tinda-Marthar, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
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