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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this place last year for five days. It is not on the beach but near all the major hotels in watamu. The staff was very kind and prompt in their service. The chefs made very nice baby food for my picky son. The rooms are spacious and clean and are semi private with a nice balcony.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Villas Watamu is so far the best place I have been to in Watamu. Staff members are really nice and ensure that you enjoy your entire stay at the resort. The surroundings are quite peaceful, and the villas are very neat and fancy! I like that the place is easily accessible from the main road. Rates were also quite good...

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Really accommodating staff, Very clean and relaxing stay. Beautiful pool and accomodation. Enjoyed chilling out here hugely. Services are good, nice bar and food options for breakfast. I'll be back!!!

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Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

8.1??? haha what a joke! The place is totally bogus Lackluster services and management No life amongst the staff The website selling point and the real experience is totally different. Absentee manager, poor food (lack of variety), poor communication in terms of confirmation of prices and customer preference in terms of the accommodation and reservation. Such a shame.

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Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

We were very well taken care of. Food was amazing. The place is very clean. The pool is awesome and it's just a few minutes walk from the beach! Will definitely go back! Direction given to us by the front desk were perfect. Perfect for everyone...couples and families.

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Thank Lulu O
Nairobi
Reviewed 29 May 2014

The villas are very comfortable and well managed Gives a unique privacy and warmth Very ideal for families, couples, business and group holidays. Swimming pool very strategically positioned. Proximity to the beach makes the place awesome.

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Thank George W
Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 6 January 2014

My friends and I ( a party of 12) had called in advance for dinner reservation (early morning) as well as a birthday cake. We ordered for a chocolate cake with birthday inscriptions on it. Later that evening, we called for directions and confirmed the reservation. However, upon arrival, not table had been set for us and no one spoke...

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1Thank Liz C
Nairobi
Reviewed 31 December 2013 via mobile

Breakfast buffet is very poor and there are TV's in the rooms yes but they are rigid in terms of changing the channels to suite visitor needs. The ambience is okay however the hotel is not beach facing. The staff are very friendly especially the maintenance guy, restaurant and housekeeping.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Stayed here for 4 days in what is essentially their low season; end of August. There were few other guests which, after the hustle and bustle of Nairobi and Mombasa, was the perfect retreat. The villas, which are actually a large room, washroom and balcony, were lovely. A four poster king size bed, beautiful carved wood wardrobes and a spacious...

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1Thank macdanna
NAIROBI
Reviewed 24 June 2013

The food is good. The staff friendly. The villas excellent...They have these sheets hanging on the balcony, that make the place so romantic. The villas are clean,fresh towels daily and enough Shampoo and soap, very spacious, large wardrobes. For the price, its a good place..You will have to walk to the beach though,not near the villa. It sems its a...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Villas Watamu Resort

Address: 546 Turtle Bay Road Plot, Watamu, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: €37 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villas Watamu Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms are cottages and gives excellent privacy Personalized service Rooms very spacious No noise in the rooms unless self created”
 of 5 bubbles 872georgew, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room over looking the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles NairobiD, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
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