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    Ora Resort Watamu Bay

    Watamu, Kenya
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    5 Nov 6 Nov
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good34%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    8 Jun 2014
    “Hidden Gem”
    10 Jun 2013
    “Fantastic!”
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    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...More

    Thank MD_SataoCamp
    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...More

    9  Thank David O
    Response from OraHotels, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ora Resort Watamu BayResponded 14 June 2012

    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...More

    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,...More

    3  Thank Mariangela P
    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...More

    4  Thank monicah a
    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...More

    4  Thank CEMMM
    Aquarius Club
    1,110 reviews
    #13 of 26 hotels in Watamu
     
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$114 - US$339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
    • #11 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
    • #12 Family Hotel in Watamu
    • #17 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 150
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Watamu
    • Also Known As
    • Ora Resort Watamu Bay Hotel Watamu
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    Traveller (499)
    Pool & Beach (120)
    Room & Suite (84)
    Dining (19)
    Hotel & Grounds (279)
    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    "Go for the ocean front rooms. The sunrise will take your breath away."
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    "Rooms at the Ocean front are quite romantic.."
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    "Beach Front! As the other rooms are far from the main restaurant , pool and the beach!"
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    "All the rooms were the same but insist on a closer room with view of the beach...."
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