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    Lion in the Sun Resort

    Casuarina Road, Marine Park, Malindi, Kenya
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    22/10/2017 23/10/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good9%
    • Average9%
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    • Terrible3%
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    1 - 5 of 22 reviews

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    Extraordinary beach, the hotel is magnifique and the people in the small city are really nice people, so nice. I don't give full ratting due the mosquitos... may be there would be a way to keep them away.. thanks for all Mr Viatore use to...More

    Thank Jumagito
    Reviewed 29 November 2016

    My daughter and I visited and loved every second of our stay! This is an exceptional property with clusters of amazing rooms around private pools. It is a tropical setting with lush landscaping, gorgeous art and beautiful large rooms with air conditioning and separate dressing...More

    1  Thank Paige E
    Reviewed 14 November 2016

    My second time in Malindi BUT Lion in the Sun motivated me to plan my next holiday very soon. Spacious room, overall cleanliness +linen and well trained staff makes my business trip exceptional. I recommend Lion in the Sun to everyone who would prefer Royal...More

    Thank AFROBUSH
    Reviewed 29 March 2016

    I hardly visit Malindi, as personally i prefer to visit Diani more often. But i gave it a try for Easter Weekend only because of the hotel, and the good things i have heard about it. I must say,that we were amazed with the place....More

    2  Thank Imran N
    Reviewed 23 January 2016

    If you want an Incredibly relaxing facial in an amazing setting with very professional staff, this is the place to go Best place in Malindi. Would thoroughly recommend if you want to get away from it all.

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    • US$ 459 - US$ 553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
    • #11 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Malindi
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    • Lion In The Sun Hotel Malindi
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