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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is absolutely gorgeous, is royal, beautiful, neat, clean, friendly staff who makes you feel very good. The owner Stefano is a man of great quality who does his job at a high level. He was awesome! We took a boat trip “Blu safari” and he was extremely careful with all organizational details. It's a way to make professional...

Thank CarmenOpri
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

“Everything about the Mawe Boutique Resort is as it was portrayed to be. What really makes any lodge hotel special is the management and staff and Mawe has both. Stefano and all his team are always there, always smiling and always quick to respond to anything. As frequent travellers who generally go somewhere different I always judge a great place...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We spent 4 nights here and it was all that we could wish for. The hotel is small with friendly staff, and a laid back chill environment. The rooms were lovely and always clean and had a working AC unit. The food was good and there was always a great pasta dish, the passion fruit mousse is delicious. Stefano is...

1Thank Shy F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Having just returned from an inconsistent stay at the Mawe Boutique/resort hotel I thought it good to write a short review of our stay. We are new parents and were traveling with our two month old baby daughter. For this reason I specifically booked a suite with a sea view as we required extra space and there was a distinct...

2Thank martynpollock1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I know its taken me a while to write my review, but after coming back to winter after a nice break in Mawe my withdrawal phase took way longer than expected; but I guess I am better late than never :-) My 6 day girly holiday in Mawe with my best friend was exceptional and I loved it from the...

Thank Tinda-Marthar
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

It was nice,spacious rooms, nice shower,excellent views. Just what you need.amazing Stephano,very helpful. However, they could do more for meals Juices are aren't cold , the coffee and tea not hot,the buffet meal doesn't have much variety, They also close their kitchen during the day and you got to move out to look for somewhere to eat. Having said that,i...

1Thank FAITH K
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A beautiful and quiet hotel nestled over a cliff overlooking the ocean, the staff and management are friendly and service is excellent. The design, architecture and cuisine is superb, perfect for vacation. Will be back.

Thank Frank O
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place takes my breath away! It is clean and neat. The staff and management are friendly and I love the salt water pool. Perfect for a romantic holiday. Small, quiet and serene. I wouldn't bring my kids here though. It's a romantic getaway, not a children's place. I wouldn't want to disturb other guest... Just note that they charge...

Thank ResidentKenya
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Mawe. It is a short tuk-tuk ride to town. The location is beautiful - on a cliff overlooking the water. There are stairs leading down to the water, and during low tide you can walk along the shore to the nearby beach. The hotel even provides shoes to do so. The saltwater pool is great....

3Thank tsibanas
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is as lovely as the pictures, a real gem. There is plenty of space to find a quiet corner to relax; a perfect place to chill out and unwind. The location is great, with beautiful views over the ocean. You can walk out onto the beach at low tide to explore the coastline. The service is truly exceptional....

Thank MarkVivs

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Masterpiece of design,Mawe Resort Watamu Boutique Hotel stands on the rocks directly above the sea with breathtaking views of Indian Ocean and the islands of Watamu Marine Park. This Hotel is an intimate and exclusive holiday destination that can be rented in its entirety or just one of the twelve rooms ( 8 Deluxe and 4 Suite Ocean View ). Either way it provides the ultimate in relax and sophistication. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mawe Resort

Address: Jacaranda Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya (Formerly St. Thomas Mawe Boutique Hotel)
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: ₹ 5,027 - ₹ 10,993 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mawe Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#2 Spa Hotel in Watamu
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#4 Family Hotel in Watamu
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in Moja room with a splendid sea view and with a huge private terasse”
 of 5 bubbles CarmenOpri, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms are very spacious and have a private balcony.”
  • Room number 1's view from the balcony.
 of 5 bubbles Tinda-Marthar, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book fast... limited rooms”
 of 5 bubbles kinw2014, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose room with sea view”
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  • View of pool from our room
  • Hotel area
 of 5 bubbles Njuguna2015, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“There's only 12 rooms, located in the center of the resort with no view, but if you want seaview you can pay extra - like anywhere else. :)”
  • Our standard room.
 of 5 bubbles MariamYaghi, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
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