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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I stayed at the Sandies Tropical Village from 14-18 February 2016 with my partner and 2 young children. From the moment we arrived the staff were very friendly, attentive and helpful. They befriended my children and made us all feel at home. The family room was very spacious and cleaned daily. The only thing missing was authentic Swahili food at... More 

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Shamsa, Thank you for staying in Sandies Tropical Village and for taking time to share your experience with us. We are pleased to read that you were met by friendly, attentive and helpful staff from the moment you arrived in the Hotel. We mind about the young ones and our animation team will always have ample activities to have... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We spend 6 days in Sandies Tropical Village in Malindi in Junior Sweet. The hotel staff made our stay unforgettable experience! They really put effort to make us feel confortable and our stay enjoyable. I especially enjoyed the buffee (normally I don't like to have full board since eating the same buffee day after day is not my thing -... More 

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Thank Virpi H
Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Virpi H, We thank you for choosing Sandies Tropical Village for your holiday and for sharing your experience on the TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you made your stay with us an unforgettable experience. Thank you so much for kind words on our buffet, public areas, restaurant, pool and staff. We are happy to know that you... More 

Cape May, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Sandies is a very beautiful resort, the all-white theme was very enticing and captivating. It had a very serene environment to make a quality vacation but the resort had poor services. The activities mentioned on their page were not available, the staff was not even aware of some of the promised activities. There was no one to meet us as... More 

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to Review us on TripAdvisor and for choosing Sandies Tropical Village as your holiday destination. We are glad to read that you found the hotel theme enticing and that you appreciated the serene environment. We would like to apologize for any inconveniences that we may have caused you, as well... More 

Nairobi
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We as a family spent our Christmas there. What an amazing experience we had! We loved the way the whole resort is laid out, the rooms, the pool, the beach!! It is very comfortable in every way. And all the staff don't leave anything to make even more comfortable. There is no specific staff but all of them!! Only issue... More 

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for choosing Sandies Tropical Village for your Holiday and for reviewing us on the Trip advisor. We are glad to read that you had an amazing experience during your stay in the Hotel. We appreciate the positive comments regarding the Hotel landscapes, rooms, pool and the beach. Thank you for your kind words on the entire... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with very friendly staff, but also some locked potential to be even better. Family rooms are basic but clean and ok - you do not come to Kenya to stay in the room 😄 Generally hotel is real good value for money Very friendly staff, good animatorom team, good food, a lot of space around swimming pool... More 

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to review us and for choosing Sandies Tropical Village for your Holiday. We appreciate your positive comments on our staff, rooms, food, swimming pool and the beach area. We are glad to read that you found our hotel in general as good value for your money. We do take pride in catering... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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153 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Sandies Tropical Village, the grounds were nice, the staff super friendly, food was varied, the pool and the hotel beach were also great. A few small points, such as the WiFi only being present in the lounge but that's not a dealbreaker. We were there over new year and the new years eve celebration... More 

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Web M, General Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Thank you for choosing Sandies Tropical Village for your Holiday and for sharing your experience on the Trip advisor. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate the positive feedback on our grounds, food, pool, beach and the staff whom you found to be super friendly. They all enjoyed catering for your... More 

Brno, Czech Republic
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168 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Well, if I compare it with another hotel, where I stayed in Kenya coast, this one was much more better. Quality food, excellent service, very rich all inclusive including bottled drinks, espresso coffee at lobby bar, sweet water pool, nice animations, very helpful staff. But one significant minus is the beach, very, very dirty sea, not recommended to stay here... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This hotel was really amazing! Clean room, excelent cuisine and very friendly stuff! I can only recommend it. we were there during easter holiday. Sea is not bad as many people say! I dont care about algae in the sea, so...

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Web M, Manager at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Virginie, many thanks for staying with us and for sharing your experience with us and other travelers on Trip advisor. Our guests' satisfaction is of paramount importance to us; therefore we are glad that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. We are pleased to read that you appreciated the cleanliness of the rooms and the quality of the... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We spent our Easter at Sandies Tropical Village and what a horrible experience it turned out to be. THE GOOD. The rooms are spacious and clean. Though our room was far from the beach. The beach is beautiful! The swimming pool area is fun. The animation team did a good job and kept everyone entertained. They have something for all... More 

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5 Thank Kinuthiakm
Web M, Direttore at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such detailed feedback about your stay. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. The hotel honouring the sentiments of guest observing Good Friday, served Fish & Vegetarian in the Main Restaurant, however meat dishes were prepared separately and... More 

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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

It was our first visit to Kenya and we stayed at this 4 star Hotel. Our room was huge , with a big bed & big bathroom. Room was very comfortable and clean. Just the shower was rather tiny compared to the amount of space in the bathroom. Had an awesome stay none the less. Being vegetarian - we were... More 

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3 Thank Kuvenashen N
Web M, Direttore at Sandies Tropical Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for staying with us and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip advisor. Your satisfaction is of paramount importance to us; therefore we are glad to read that you fully enjoyed your stay with us! We are happy that you enjoyed the big rooms and the food. Many thanks also for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Sandies Tropical Village

Address: Casuarina Road, Malindi 68, Kenya (Formerly Planhotel Tropical Beach Resort)
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: ₹ 6,224 - ₹ 15,799 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandies Tropical Village 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Sandies Tropical Village Hotel Malindi
Planhotel Tropical Beach Hotel
Planhotel Tropical Beach Malindi
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Malindi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The 'superior rooms’ more than met expectations.”
 of 5 bubbles WoodyAllen2016, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check the AC.... Check the AC to your room to ensure its working!”
 of 5 bubbles JakkiOdongo, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are facing garden, restaurant is on sea side.”
  • Junior Sweet
 of 5 bubbles 287virpih, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor superior rooms, very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles izret, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room that is not located near the reception and lounge area.”
 of 5 bubbles Savannah_Rain, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
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