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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff but too pricy for nothing if paying for bed only! Stayed for three days and it was not worth it. It might not be your wish not to eat anything, coffee offered very substandard for amount paid.

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Thank hellen k
Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Quiet place. Very friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are stuffy and not so clean. Would visit again if I was sure rooms and beddings would be clean. Nice secure parking and good neighbourhood. Some rooms had smaller beds. The friendly staff were able to get me a room with a bigger bed.

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Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This hotel has a friendly staff always looking to please and serve with the friendly smile not uncommon in Mombasa. Rooms are simple with bed, desk, air con, hot water, flat panel TV, phone, wifi. Laundry service was returned the following day without issue for reasonable prices. Breakfast was quick and filling with usual offerings (eggs, sausage fruit, etc). There...

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Thank Alexis A
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We dropped in for an early evening meal, possibly just as the kitchen/restaurant opened. The welcome was crisp and pleasant and we were offered a table in the pseudo-courtyard or restaurant. Since the latter was clearly still unlit we opted for the indoor courtyard. Service was efficient and we opted for soups and fillet steak. Both were tasty and well...

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Thank Rustymed
Watamu, Kenya
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We stayed at the Lotus hotel on Febusry 26 for one night. Clean and very quiet . Friendly helpfull staff Good food Good room service Good air conditioning Good wifi Affordable We will stay there again.

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Thank Greg H
Wapserveen
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

This was not nice. When we entered the room there was a huge cockroach beside my bed. The blankets were dirty and the staff seemed not interested. The sleeping was certainly not nice, noisy inside and outside. Only the waiter at breakfast was friendly. For me it is very clear... I will never go to this hotel again.

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1Thank HJMeihuizen
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I stayed in Lotus Hotel with two of my friends for three days in March 2014. We had a horrible experience there. At the reception we booked a trip to the Tsavo National Park for one day. It costed 150 US Dollar (which is quite expensive because there was no food included but since the park entrance fee for an...

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4Thank smartie312
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Not bad at Ksh. 4,000 a night for a single room. It's located near Fort Jesus, and each room has an a/c unit. The staff members were very friendly and helpful, but their poached eggs was poor! Their breakfast was actually quite limited, but sufficed for the day. They close the front doors at some point in the night, but...

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Thank Hongky_S
Ireland
Reviewed 14 December 2013

I have recently returned from a three week business trip to Mombasa . While I worked in Likoni , I wanted to stay on Mombasa island and chose The Lotus Hotel , primarily based on Tripadvisor recommendations . I was delighted with my choice . The hotel was very centrally located in the Financial district but , being down a...

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Thank McDaidIreland
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2013

After my disappointing stay at the Royal Court Hotel I was very glad to find this place. Much cheaper, staff are friendly. The food is good and the rooms are clean and comfortable. Free wifi is also a good touch. I had a problem with the shower when I arrived but I told the receptionist and it was fixed immediately....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lotus Hotel

Address: Cathedral Lane, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Price Range: $69 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“If you are tall ask for a room with a bigger bed.”
 of 5 bubbles geoffreys31, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“carry your own shower gel, double rooms are large and spacious, carry your laptop they provide free Wi-Fi”
 of 5 bubbles going2kenya, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Insist on a room with good AC coz Mombasa town is very hot and humid.”
 of 5 bubbles RoseleenM, 7 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Get the remote for your air conditioner so you can control it at night, otherwise you have to go to reception every time you want to change the temperature.”
 of 5 bubbles KellyB32, 25 Jun 2012 | Read review
“The Castle Royal Hotel on Moi Ave. is great place to stay,great security,servicve,rooms are top rate and the rooms are cleaned twice daily.”
 of 5 bubbles claudef_11, 13 Aug 2011 | Read review
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