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Driftwood Beach Club

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

We returned home yesterday from Driftwood Beach Club and had a great time. The staff were friendly, the food was delicious, the rooms, although basic have absolutely everything you need. The overall hotel facilities are very good...they even have air-conditioned guest loos!! We had lunch every day in various different restaurants in Malindi and Watamu and honestly felt that the...

2Thank Jules E
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Just completed a week long medical mission in Malindi, where our group of 18 stayed at the Driftwood. Cannot compliment the staff enough for making our time there pleasant. Open air dining and bar area were wonderful ways to relax in the evening. WiFi allowed us to stay in touch with families at home. Rooms clean and comfortable, food and...

3Thank Mark S
Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2014

You will not find a better place in Malindi to enjoy excellent food with good wine and splendid views of the Indian Ocean. Also excellent value, try it, you will not be disappointed. Usually populated by a few of the ex colonial types but they can be tolerated.

2Thank John W
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Beyond the perfect location, we experienced that the staff was very friendly and helpful. The Hotel is no too big, it´s easy to feel welcome and find a quiet corner to relax! The rooms are fairly basic but spatial, and right on the beach. The restaurant serve a good variety of food, all i all a very nice little Hotel...

2Thank John B
Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Firstly, It must be said that the setting is really fantastic. Right on the beach, with a lovely pool that allows for an unobstructed view of the brilliant Kenyan ocean when in it. The staff are remarkably friendly and the other guests were equally accommodating. I ate there a number of times and each time the food was very decent...

2Thank Simon Q
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Simply put, the accommodation, food and service were simply fantastic. Anyone looking for first class accommodation on the Kenya Coast, look no further than the Driftwood Club. Good food, good service, clean, well equipped accommodation and great entertainment, you can't go wrong.

3Thank Stephen595711
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 15 February 2014

This is always a welcome getaway from busy and stressful Nairobi! The staff are attentive and always friendly. The rooms fairly basic but clean and pleasant with an air con unit. The Beach Club is small and therefore cosy and uninhibiting. I look forward to another visit soon and highly recommend it.

1Thank Barti2014
Flic En Flac
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We spent 4 relaxing nights at this hotel right on the beach at Malindi, and cannot wait to go back again. The hotel is very reasonably priced, the rooms are meticulously clean and comfortable and the food is excellent (the high spot of the stay was the Sunday curry buffet just prior to departure!). But what makes the Driftwood special...

1Thank rswooding
sainte croix
Reviewed 19 January 2014

The Driftwood has always had an excellent reputation and this is the first time we have stayed here as we used to have a house on the beach. We brought 9 people here to relax after a hard time in the bush. With the stunning situation of the Driftwood Club directly on the beach with beautiful sea views, this was...

1Thank jamesSainteCroix
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Yes you can stay at more upmarket places in Malindi but Rodger and his team do a great job on service and having live music at one of the best bars overlooking the ocean in Malindi. The food and wine options are great compared to the standard Malindi italian menu and is avaliable either at the bar lounge area or...

Thank Con J

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Everyone will enjoy Driftwood Malindi for it’s barefoot, relaxed and informal style. We cater to families, couples or groups and can host small conferences or large wedding ceremonies. This charming hotel is situated on Silversands beach. With reef protected, balmy water’s at the doorstep, this unique experience combines casual accommodation with excellent food and warm, friendly banter. The hotel is just a short 10 minute drive from the Malindi International airport and promises the wary traveller refuge from their daily grind. With easy access to the pristine beach, you can take your morning stroll at the water’s edge before breakfast, have a stress-relieving massage at our Spa and then settle in with a good book around the swimming pool to laze away the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Beach Club

Address: Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: ₹ 7,240 - ₹ 10,666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Driftwood Beach Club 2.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Malindi
Driftwood Beach Hotel
Driftwood Beach Malindi
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#3 Family Hotel in Malindi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
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“all rooms are separate units faceing the sea but I prefer the rooms to the north side of the property”
ceverard, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are lovely........all rooms are quiet”
wendisb, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“We found room numbers 3A and 3B to be ideal for families.”
intimateplaces, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get one of the rooms that's been updated”
826tomn, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cottages No. 1 and No. 2 has the shortest distance to the pool.”
dajda, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
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