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Tamani Jua Tao Resort

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Reviewing the comments i came to understand that this hotel instead of accepting and apologizing for their horrid service and untruthful management oppose to the facts as if nothing ever happened, As a guest at the hotel at the same time over there, i was disgusted by their replies and efficiency in service one example being the food services, food... More 

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1 Thank Aliasger M
TamaniJua, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tamani Jua Tao Resort, responded to this review

This response also applies to all other of your group...it is useless to continue to write bad comments because the management has sent you away for your lack of respect and the ignorant behavior! Who knows our hotel knows what we offer our customers, service, courtesy and quality! Therefore it is not needed to carry on to invent silly stories... More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Reviews from 2014 for this hotel say that there is a trickling stream from the overhead shower, and sadly till 2016 its still the same case. You dont get hot water until you go and "request" the reception to start the water heaters. Dont be fooled by the pictures showing the chef cooking for the guests poolside. This hotel DOES... More 

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1 Thank mjivanjee
TamaniJua, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Tamani Jua Tao Resort, responded to this review

This response also applies to all other of your group...It is useless to continue to write bad comments because the Management has sent you away for your lack of respect and the ignorant behavior! Who knows our hotel knows what we offer our customers, service, courtesy and quality! Therefore it is not needed to carry on to invent silly stories... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Malindi and checked in at this resort on 30 July . My experience is very bad , especially dining there, we were with children's n ordered grilled chicken n were told to wait about an hour , but still after two hours our food was not served, despite repeated request that our children's were very tired n hungry.... More 

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1 Thank Burhanuddin M
TamaniJua, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tamani Jua Tao Resort, responded to this review

This response also applies to all other of your group .... It is useless to continue to write bad comments because the Management has sent you away for your lack of respect and the ignorant behavior! Who knows our Hotel knows what we offer our customers, service, courtesy and quality! Therefore it is not needed to carry on to invent... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

From Stinky rooms to artificial juice for breakfast to the toilets not flushing.... I hated my stay at this resort. First off we spent over 4 hours waiting to check in because the hotel management hadn't recieved the money from jovago yet we had paid the money over 3 weeks ago and we had the written proof...never mind that i... More 

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TamaniJua, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tamani Jua Tao Resort, responded to this review

The problem with Jovago.com not our fault, made the necessary complaints office Jovago. Our resort is not responsible for any mistakes on the part of tour operators. Our breakfast is varied and well beyond in the service of a 3 star hotel, if you wanted fresh juice you could ask for it instead of complaining! You have not communicated any... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I put up in Tamani Jua again (I stayed in the same place last year) this year on my trip to Malindi. I stayed in Room 1106 for 4 nights: December 2-4 and December 6, 2015. The breakfast was unchanged from last year, and satisfactory. It was the standard fare, some breakfast cereal, toast, fruit (bananas and pawpaws), coffee, cakes,... More 

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1 Thank Moronge O
TamaniJua, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tamani Jua Tao Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. We hope to make you enjoy, once again, a pleasant holiday at Tamani Jua....Karibu!!! More 

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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Wen I have been in this resort, I remember very well the kindness of their personnel. They are professional and they do every thing to please their costumers. Te facilities are good, comfortable, with traditional environment and architecture and they have a excellent relationship Price / Quality. Next time I visit kénia this is the hotel I will book.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel is a good getaway for those looking for one,with an African theme its good for foreigners,room air conditioned and spacious,pool,bar,good security,overwhelmingly helpful and friendly staff and affordable prices

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1 Thank Benardict A
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Very Spacious room,beautiful massage parlour,deep swimming pool and a lovely wine bar lounge you wouldnt want to go to bed early. Something i extremely love about this place is that their Buffet breakfast,Buffet Lunch or Buffet Dinner is full fledged with full course well cooked and presented!..definitely the cooks here always know exactly what to deliver!...try their macaronis n spaghetti... More 

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Thank JUNEEDWINS
TamaniJua, Direttore generale at Tamani Jua Tao Resort, responded to this review

The Management is grateful for the wonderful words and compliments against all the Staff. We hope to see you soon in our resort for you to spend another comfortable holiday! Karibu Tamani Jua!! More 

Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I had an extended family of seven, and we had a great 10 day stay last Xmas and New Year's. I don't know where these people who have written reviews were staying but they are full of it. A "sufficient breakfast" --what does she want. There was juice, tea/coffee (pots of it and as much as you want), cakes, fresh... More 

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2 Thank Emerson G
TamaniJua, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tamani Jua Tao Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing comments! We do not believe to be so good but we work to achieve that objective, and definitely lightweight comments like yours gives us the energy to improve even more! Thanks again and we hope to see you soon at Tamani Jua! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I spent two nights, December 4 and 5, 2014 in this hotel. It has several cottages, with standard single rooms and a suite. I put up in a standard single room, 702, on the ground floor. It was a nice room, with a cobbled floor that made for a unique design. The bed was comfortable and the air conditioning worked... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a nice and quiet resort in Malindi, which in 2011, with a new management, we are committed to our guests can enjoy, unforgettable holidays. We have 11 features villas surrounded by greenery, where the apartments are inserted with 50 quiet rooms, spacious and tastefully furnished africano. All rooms have private bathrooms, air conditioning, mini bar and veranda. In the main building of the resort, surrounded by lush garden is the bar area, free Wi-Fi, a TV area, a massage room and a restaurant overlooking the pool. The beach provides for our guests, lounge chairs, beach towels and bar service. The ideal place to contemplate and enjoy the beauty and fragrance of Africa with the possibility of excursions and safaris. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tamani Jua Tao Resort

Address: Lamu Road | P.O. Box 1259, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: $89 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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Tamani Jua Tao Resort Malindi, Africa - Kenya
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“Rooms away from the road are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles MorongeO, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on left side off the pool are quieter,rooms near pool more spacious”
 of 5 bubbles JUNEEDWINS, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a huge groundfloor suite but the upper rooms might have more winds at night. Lots of mosquito nets and the staff spray for mosquitoes at night. No problem with water pressure either.”
 of 5 bubbles emersong436, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose an upstairs room as to reduce your chance of critters. Bring your own towels.”
 of 5 bubbles DeannaS653, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in a junior suit, this was worth the extra 10 usd / night.”
 of 5 bubbles Sofie_traveler, 13 Jan 2014 | Read review
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