We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments

Save
Traveller (110)
Room & Suite (37)
Pool & Beach (29)
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“suli suli”(15 reviews)
“living room”(4 reviews)
“clean beach”(5 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Jul. 29Jul. 30
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$50.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Mombasa hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "98a83fc791c44d2e871e001d9ee28574", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":3836355,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[72206158],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":50,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"98a83fc791c44d2e871e001d9ee28574","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":56,"lowestMetaPrice":50,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":56,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":56,"lowestMetaPrice":50,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":56,"hotelName":"Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk4YTgzZmM3OTFjNDRkMmU4NzFlMDAxZDllZTI4NTc0IiwiQUlLIjoiOWFiZmM0OGJlMjg5NGU3YjgxMzU1Nzg4OGM1NzQxY2MifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/07/2018", "checkOut": "30/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$50", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"72206158":"TingoIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (144)
Filter reviews
130 results
Traveller rating
67
43
13
4
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
67
43
13
4
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewssuli suliliving roomclean beachhome away from homequiet environmentbeach barfront desk staffstayed here for nightspublic beachbeach boysrooms are spaciousbusiness triphot waterocean viewstovegymsecurity
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 130 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely beach apartments, serenity location, good staff especially the front desk staff were really helpful. will definitely refer my friends. The rooms were specious and always clean ......will always come back!!

Thank stellajuma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach Apartments - EXECELLENT!!! :) breathtaking enviroment.. I would DEFINITELY recommend these apartments to my friends and everyone. cowrie shell is very beautiful, very clean, friendly staff.... the place is even worth to own one apartment there and of course very far away from the...More

Thank mathew562
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

loved everything about this place. front desk staff was brilliant. The driver as arranged from the hotel was late picking us up from the train station so we arranged our own taxi for more than half the price off the driver was charging us. cosy...More

Thank TurkishH
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This hotel was classified as 5* on Hotels.com and that is the only thing that drew me to make a booking. However, the reality is far from 5*. I have stayed in 300+ hotels globally, and my honest classification of this hotel is 2.5*. Good...More

1  Thank Carl L
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Loved the apartment I got. Very clean and nicely maintained. The place is literally next to the beach. Friendly staff at the reception and lovely swimming pool. I found it safe. It's also close to the shopping centre.

Thank ThisChicAfrican
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Suites, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (110)
Room & Suite (37)
Pool & Beach (29)
Dining (6)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
John M
June 23, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bob B | Reviewed this property |
Hello John, sorry for the late reply, there are lots of bars and restaurants, clubs around the area. Some are within walking distance but not advisable to walk at night. Taxi fare to and from will cost anywhere between 500... More
1
Vote
deedah22
May 11, 2017|
Answer
Response from Bob B | Reviewed this property |
No these apartments are self catering.
0
Votes
nnennau739
February 27, 2017|
Answer
Response from Agnes_Tan12 | Reviewed this property |
we didn't do any safari in mombasa. Nairobi has the major ones. there is haller Park that you can bring them. Other than that, is to play at the beach. If you stay at some other bigger resorts, I understand they have kids... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Higher floors have a perfect view"
Read review
"Ask for high up and a sea view"
Read review
"All floors are Quiet."
Read review
"Beach viewing rooms are awesome but are only 3 bedroom units"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing