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Nairobi, Kenya
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The place is semi modern and very great environment. The rooms very close to the ocean and some rooms directly look out to the blue water. The beach currently has seaweeds but this didn't make it less beautiful. The interior decoration of the rooms whaoooo really lovely. The place is generally a small semblance of heaven on earth. Friendly staff...

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Nanyuki Town, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I went to have a quiet dinner and the moment we got there we just wished we had booked for the night! The hotel is gorgeous and it felt like we had stepped into a soothing spa. We were shown to our table which was set outside in the garden next to the fountain. The table was...

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited twice to celebrate two birthdays. Both visits were excellent. Great service,lovely surroundings. We ate in the gardens by candlelight. The food was excellent. Jumbo prawns, seafood linguine, Catalan lobster salad. My partner had fillet steak on both occasions. Beautifully cooked and served on a bed of mash !!! Would highly recommend, although some of the branded drinks can...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent about a week here with my wife. Stayed in the two bedroom penthouse. Everything about the place was well thought out. The architecture , the furnishing, the open plan kitchen and dining area, the high vaulted ceiling, the rooftop lounge with a Private plunge pool. The food was great! Staff was exceptionally friendly. We were very well taken care...

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Johannessburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the second you enter the Medina gates, your stress simply falls away! The luscious green gardens are very well maintained, the staff are some of the friendliest people I've ever experienced, the swimming pools leave nothing to the imagination and the accommodation... We stayed in Penthouse 39 and it was BEAUTIFUL! Fantastic trip and I would suggest a penthouse...

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1Thank AndrewFlatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful as always! Everyone is so welcoming and cheerful. The gardens are an oasis and each section is different so there are lots of places you can go and relax. The Penthouse has everything you could wish for, comfortable beds, huge rooms, well equipped kitchen, lovely upstairs day room and the plunge pool is very welcome! Already planning the next...

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1Thank Judy F
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful relaxing place in a great part of Kenya. Service was second to none - everyone eager to help with a smile. Surroundings and our suite were fantastic, everything we could have wished for. Thank you Medina

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1Thank Katie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience starting from the reception to the beach. We stayed at penthouse no.50 and we couldn't get enough of the place. The rooms are spacious,clean and very beautiful.I loved the plunge pool,the rooftop dining area and the decor. Medina is outstanding,the staff were very friendly and the activities are endless,you can never get bored. Emmanuel the water sports instructor...

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1Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Medina Palms is a beautiful quiet oasis on the Watamu coast. We stayed near by but visited Medina daily for coffee, ice cream and their delicious cocktails!! Both the coffee garden and the beach bar are beautifully designed and the staff were really attentive and looked after us so well!! I would thoroughly recommend the hotel and we plan on...

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Chilbolton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience in a lovely setting, food was amazing, and suited all of our palettes! It's not often there is such a good choice on the menu for vegetarians! We loved the selection of breads & tasty dips . 3 of us had Tuna tartar, ( gorgeous, fresh & very tasty!) prawn tempura ( I nearly sneaked one of the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Medina Palms is perfectly situated on the powder white sand beach of the Indian Ocean in Watamu, Kenya. This ground breaking hotel offers a range of luxury suites and villas, with views over tropical gardens and pools, tree top level penthouses with inner courtyards, and magnificent beach front villas. The hotel offers fine dining at our signature Amandina Restaurant, the sophisticated Long Bar and Star Lounge, as well as our tropical coffee garden. On site facilities includes Tribe Watersports Centre, a fitness studio, the luxury Sakina Ocean Spa offering 5 treatment rooms, state of the art conference facilities and a choice of exclusive spaces for meetings and weddings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Medina Palms

Address: Plot No. 2 - Mida Creek Road | P.O. Box 18 - Watamu, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: ₹ 15,316 - ₹ 28,341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Medina Palms 4.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Watamu
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Watamu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Nairobi, Kenya

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“Penthouses are very spacious and comfy!”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewFlatt, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Enjoy yourself and take advantage of the restaurant- the food is fantastic ”
 of 5 bubbles E5802OJkatiec, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suites and villas towards the pool area are serene & beautifully furnished!”
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 of 5 bubbles EliChep90, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Depending on how many you are, you can book a room or an entire Villa!!”
 of 5 bubbles CherylPedersen, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Clarkfamily2012, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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