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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Situated right on the beach this is a perfect place to relax and unwind. The level of service is excellent. Staff are really friendly and helpful. True the rooms are a little dated but the hot water is instant, towels thick and fluffy and beds are very comfy. Sufficient blankets and a/c. Food was superb with a wide choice of...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We Absolutely Loved it. Loved the fact that the beach, pool, dining and rooms were all in close proximity so u could just SIT and relax!!! Food was yummy! We went diving on glass bottom boat and this was the perfect outing. Only thing i would possibly need is some more toys for my husband..... windsurfer,paddleboat etc?

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Driftwood is a wonderful place to holiday. The accommodation is private with a balcony to sit and watch the ocean. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, nothing is too hard for them. The pool area is great with the B&B Bar providing fun, sport and a great Friday evening BBQ. There's a beautiful beach to walk, warm ocean...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good experience. Very central with fishing club and restaurants nearby. enjoyed the Dhow rides and the friendly guests, staff and management. Location and being on the beach is an awesome experience. Food was good with themes a winner i.e. barbecue on Friday night and curry lunches on Sundays.

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Last visited Malindi in 1976 and was a bit nervous about returnin from Scotland all these years later. Sad to see the ruins of the once wonderful Sinbad Hotel but then so relieved to see the Driftwood standing proud and uncompromising in its great style. This is a magical place and I will cherish for ever the friendliness of Roger...

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DodgeNairobi, Owner at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for this wonderful review. We are so lad you enjoyed yourself and behalf of all the staff we want to say KARIBU TENA......best wishes Roger

Gloucestershire
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A very pretty, relaxed and charming beach hotel, set among coconut palms facing onto the Indian Ocean. You can hear the sea breaking over the coral reef from your bedroom or sun bed! The main bar area is a great place to lounge about or pop up the bar and mingle with other guests and locals. Roger, the owner/manager is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I'm in love with the Driftwood! We stayed for a few nights and wish we had booked more! I will be recommending the resort to everyone I know who is planning travel to Kenya... or Africa! We felt so welcome,at home, and relaxed during our stay. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. The resort is right on the beach,...

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Thank janninalucy
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What better way to experience the Kenya coast than a stay in the esteemed, nay - the legendary Driftwood Club – since 1963 the default destination for adventurers, party animals, retirees, ex-pats, vacationers from up-country, game fishermen, sun-worshippers, story-tellers and generally nice people. No seriously…Roger Sylvester, the constantly effervescent owner runs the good ship Driftwood with a philosophy and style...

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Pristina
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A lovely cottage hotel, with comfortable rooms. Nice private outdoor seating at every room, and super mosquito nets enveloping the beds. the common areas were comfortable and stylish and the food was good. Definitely a place to return to.

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Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fantastic time. Although did not like the chocolate moose and would take if off the menu rather than cause disappointment. I would have preferred it if I could have been offered a few chocolates with my coffee for dessert...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Suitable for families, couples or groups. Everyone will enjoy The Driftwood for its barefoot, relaxed, ‘family home’ style.We also host a large number of wedding ceremonies.The Kenyan coast is a lush diversity of various environments. The marine life in the parks is absolutely stunning and only getting better and better since the law was implemented to protect from over-fishing. The edges of the beach are lined with palm trees that sway gently in the wind. Further inland there are the lush tropical forests that house hundreds of species of bird life and animal life. The most famous of these is the Sokoke forest which is half an hours’ drive from The Driftwood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Beach Club

Address: Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: ₹ 6,874 - ₹ 18,037 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Driftwood Beach Club 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Malindi
Driftwood Beach Hotel
Driftwood Beach Malindi
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#3 Family Hotel in Malindi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
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