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Mawe Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

Realy a wonderful place. It was our first trip to Kenia (not planned at all, but because of a change in the flight schedule of Meridiana we were forced to look for an alternative destination) and we didn't regret it. Original plan was Zanzibar. Arriving at the little resort, there was a warm welcom (Kenian style) and a refreshing welcome...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful week in St Thomas Mawe. In spite of three days of rain, it was pretty much paradise. Staff were fantastic, the views stunning and rooms clean and comfortable. We only did the B&B option as it was nice to explore the town. Definitely recommend and thanks for a great stay.

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Bregenz, Austria
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We atayed in Mawe Hotel end of this year by accident because a closeby hotel did not fulfill our wishes . The people drom Mawe Hotel made us a great time in every way. Despite the fact we had bad weather we enjoyed our stay very much . clean rooms, modern design, quiet and safe area , great seaview .......

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Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Out of Italy - into Africa. A taste of Italy under the Kenyan sun. This luxury 5 star boutique hotel is hard to find, but worth it when you eventually get there. The hotel chain is St. Thomas but there is no sign to be seen with this name, only the name of the hotel Mawe (stone in Swahili). Don't...

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2Thank IaninKenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Had a short but wonderful stay at Mawe, a perfect getaway from Nairobi. A nice, quiet and well serviced hotel/resort. Beautiful and relaxing place with a wonderful view over the Indian Ocean. The spa facilities and treatments highly recommended!

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I stayed at Mawe for 10 days together with my boyfriend and it was just the best holiday ever! The hotel is perfect if you are looking for a relaxing vacation, away from the mass and the noise. Nonetheless, it is possible to take part into different activities (walks on the coral reef during low tide, boat trips, snorkeling, safaris,...

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review
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Gentilissimi Sara e Luca, è stato un piacere potervi conoscere al Mawe Boutique Hotel durante il vostro soggiorno. Vi ringrazio...

Esbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We stayed a week at Mawe, and had a great stay. Everyone was very nice, and the service was perfect. Mawe only has 12 rooms, which makes it ideal for a couples get-away. When we had to leave, we wished we had booked a couple of more weeks.

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anders, thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to welcoming you back. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Best regards, Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 July 2014

I highly recommend this wonderful place for the kindness of the staff and the unique and very well tended structure. It is great to relax and enjoy a priceless view. I also visited the other resorts managed by the same group a few kilometers away. It is a new realization where I will definitely not miss to stay!

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mattia, we are really happy to hearing that you really enjoyed the Mawe Boutique Hotel Watamu. It is always a real pleasure for us provide the most outstanding quality of service and give you the chance to appreciate your time in Kenya with us. We hope you might have the chance to join us for your next trip in...

Reviewed 1 July 2014

We enjoyed every bit of mawe from the minute we stepped in watamu and a taxi dropped us at st. Thomas mawe boutique.we visited in June during off peak season and the welcome was the best I have ever received anywhere else.my experience was far above my expectations, superb and excellent.Tina and her team ( Edwin,Jamal, Angela, Pascal, David and...

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, thank you for this review. We are glad to hearing that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Kindest regards, Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts

Russellville, Arkansas
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We had an absolute blast at St.Thomas Hotel. My buddy and I went during the low time. Tina and the staff took wonderful care of us and the food was awesome. Lucky was a blast also. Can't wait to return soon. I would definitely recommend walking out to the islands, visiting the Gede Ruins, and snorkeling at the corral reef....

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Mawe R, Proprietario at Mawe Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lakegibso, thank you for this review. We are glad to hearing that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Kindest regards, Gilberto Pezzotta CEO St. Thomas Hotels & Resorts

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Breakfast included
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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: €66 - €170 (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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Watamu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#2 Spa Hotel in Watamu
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#4 Family Hotel in Watamu
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“Even if you're told that the room is a sea-view, don't expect it, you can only see a portion of the ocean! They are nice though!”
946mikeyc, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are limited but a suite would be the size of around 2 rooms”
David1465, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is ok. Top floor for balcony and space ground floor is practical.”
649teddym, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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