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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2012

To get to Watamu Bay you need to drive 10km past the Gede Junction (if you are coming from Mombasa) and you will find a sign for the hotel. You then turn off the road to the right and crive 10km on a marram road to reach the hotel. You will pass Twiga Hotel, Jacaranda Hotel and a couple of... More 

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Nenagh, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2012

It is tough to know where to start with the short comings of this property. We had a clear booking that stated All Inclusive which the Hotel refused to honor saying that they only did some kind of soft inclusive package. This meant that even a bottle of water from the bar was charged, and over charged for, which bearing... More 

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OraHotels, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ora Resort Watamu Bay, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to write his review. We know that his stay at our resort is not liked, on the contrary, instead of his wife who has given full satisfaction. A particular case a bit her, we did everything to try to please her but there was nothing to do, only now we realize that... More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2012

All in all, I cannot say the hotel is bad but a couple of incidents really spoilt my judgement. We stayed at Watamu Bay for 4 nights in April. We booked the first 3 nights through Expedia and got very good rates for B&B only, which is what we were looking for as we prefer in general to spend our... More 

3 Thank Mariangela P
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2012

usually i go to mombasa for vacation but this time i decide to change and i preferrede to see Watamu. Now that i' m back I want to suggest this resort to everybody...beautiful place,spectacular beach near to a very famous sandbank with amazing colors. the accommodation is so confortable and you have the treatment is all inclusive!!Simply perfet and ideal... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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Reviewed 9 January 2012

Booked here through Expedia to get a decent enough rate of $125 per superior double. This is a “soft” inclusive resort which means that all food and non-alcoholic beverages are included while alcohol is extra. We had a lot of issues trying to figure this out before booking as Expedia didn't know and we were unable to find a contact... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ora Resort Watamu Bay

Address: Watamu, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: €131 - €302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ora Resort Watamu Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Ora Resort Watamu Bay Hotel Watamu
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#12 Family Hotel in Watamu
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
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“Go for the ocean front rooms. The sunrise will take your breath away.”
 of 5 bubbles ShahzadK864, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at the Ocean front are quite romantic..”
 of 5 bubbles dianisafarisholiday, 25 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Beach Front! As the other rooms are far from the main restaurant , pool and the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles Phoenix0213, 22 Feb 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms were the same but insist on a closer room with view of the beach....”
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 of 5 bubbles VivienKenya, 11 Dec 2012 | Read review
“the rooms in the first and 2nd row are the best choice.”
 of 5 bubbles S0nki, 30 Jul 2012 | Read review
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