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    Papillon Lagoon Reef

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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    • Excellent48%
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    1 - 5 of 366 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The only downside is this hotel is on different levels and there is no lift. Unsuitable for people with walking difficulties. Do not buy anything from the beach boys. Boat trips are unsafe they kept having to bail water out. Broken promises, and dangerous trips....More

    Thank mindenkathy
    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    We stayed at this all inclusive hotel for 5 days, we enjoyed the welcoming and friendly atmosphere and the warmth of the staff, considering what they earn they really make an effort to make the guests feel well looked after. The hotel is well run,...More

    2  Thank l0urdes71
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    Papillon Reef is a very nice hotel and offers a good quality/price ratio. All good things mentioned in the reviews below are true - friendly and helpful staff, nice swiming pool area, reasonably tasty food. Beach boys may be irritating at first, but they also...More

    1  Thank kamilcis
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Papillon is a classical beach hotel sold by tour operators with animation programm included every day, all inclusive programm with bier, wine and local alcohol included. Rooms are a bit used, not very well cleaned as the housekeeping is realized by men, but if you...More

    1  Thank Lucky1602
    Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

    We just returned from a great week in Kenya. Mombasa was a little overwhelming when we rode through after an all night flight. When we arrive at the hotel it felt very welcoming. Staff was across the board wonderful and the setting was beautiful. We...More

    2  Thank bluejaylane
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Airport Transportation
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 98 - US$ 292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 119
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    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Diani ,
    • Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel Diani
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    LeeBrindle
    3 October 2017|
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    Response from michellepettigrew | Reviewed this property |
    We booked as a package and done a 4 nights safari at different hotels/lodges. It was amazing and we got it for a great price.
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    Shann5
    17 September 2017|
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    Response from bluejaylane | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. We read reviews stating the air was not available 24 hours but we had it whenever we needed it for no extra fees in the oceanfront room. There was also a powerful ceiling fan we enjoyed especially when we pulled the... More
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    7 September 2017|
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    Response from Lucky1602 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, as we went to this hotel through the travel agency I am not sure if there is availability of the emal plan upgrade directly at the hotel. But i think that it cant supposed a problem if they offer AI plan at the hotel... More
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    "Rooms near the pool were noisy at night due to the entertainment being near the pool."
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    "Ask for an ocean view."
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    "It's a large hotel area , when the evening entertainment was in full swing ,you could not hear it from..."
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    "I had a pool view too which was right in the middle of everything"
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