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    Papillon Lagoon Reef

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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    12/10/2017 13/10/2017
     6 people are viewing this hotel
    Traveller (803)
    Pool & Beach (195)
    Room & Suite (115)
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good37%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “ngutuni lodge” (10 reviews)
    “beach boys” (113 reviews)
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Dry Cleaning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 366 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The only downside is this hotel is on different levels and there is no lift. Unsuitable for people with walking difficulties. Do not buy anything from the beach boys. Boat trips are unsafe they kept having to bail water out. Broken promises, and dangerous trips....More

    Thank mindenkathy
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at this all inclusive hotel for 5 days, we enjoyed the welcoming and friendly atmosphere and the warmth of the staff, considering what they earn they really make an effort to make the guests feel well looked after. The hotel is well run,...More

    1  Thank l0urdes71
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Papillon Reef is a very nice hotel and offers a good quality/price ratio. All good things mentioned in the reviews below are true - friendly and helpful staff, nice swiming pool area, reasonably tasty food. Beach boys may be irritating at first, but they also...More

    1  Thank kamilcis
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Papillon is a classical beach hotel sold by tour operators with animation programm included every day, all inclusive programm with bier, wine and local alcohol included. Rooms are a bit used, not very well cleaned as the housekeeping is realized by men, but if you...More

    Thank Lucky1602
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We just returned from a great week in Kenya. Mombasa was a little overwhelming when we rode through after an all night flight. When we arrive at the hotel it felt very welcoming. Staff was across the board wonderful and the setting was beautiful. We...More

    1  Thank bluejaylane
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Airport Transportation
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 119
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Diani ,
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel Diani
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    Traveller (803)
    Pool & Beach (195)
    Room & Suite (115)
    Dining (37)
    Hotel & Grounds (447)
    Bathroom (6)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    17 September 2017|
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    Response from bluejaylane | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. We read reviews stating the air was not available 24 hours but we had it whenever we needed it for no extra fees in the oceanfront room. There was also a powerful ceiling fan we enjoyed especially when we pulled the... More
    7 September 2017|
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    Response from Lucky1602 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, as we went to this hotel through the travel agency I am not sure if there is availability of the emal plan upgrade directly at the hotel. But i think that it cant supposed a problem if they offer AI plan at the hotel... More
    Anni K
    4 September 2017|
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    Response from bluejaylane | Reviewed this property |
    Vegetarian and fish options every meal. Not sure about halal.
    Room Tips
    "Rooms near the pool were noisy at night due to the entertainment being near the pool."
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    "Ask for an ocean view."
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    "It's a large hotel area , when the evening entertainment was in full swing ,you could not hear it from..."
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    "I had a pool view too which was right in the middle of everything"
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