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Baschi, Italy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was reading the other reviews and yes, the hotel could be improved in some areas, but hey, a) it's Africa, b) it is really fairly priced ! As I was planning on staying an extended period of time in Malindi, I have seen other places, 10 to be exact, and none offered this kind of value. However, the staff...

Thank Mario S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scorpio villas was an amazing place to start our holiday in Kenya. Travelling as a family of six we came here in August 2016 and thoroughly enjoyed every minute we spent there. From the start, the staff were some of the most caring people we've met, making sure we were looked after throughout our whole stay. The rooms and restaurant...

Thank Amy C
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A great facility with amazing team members who display a great level of friendliness however the property is abit outdated and needs some maintenance work, cleanliness is another major issue which can be evidently seen from the restaurant seat covers to the rooms. Internet is very weak especially when you are staying in the rooms away from the reception areas...

2Thank PamBen85
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I visited Sccorpio Villas for a conference in early Dec 2016. It's in a good location near the road and accessible to the beach. The service was excellent. The rooms were clean with a functioning air conditioner and fan(even though I felt the fan in my room took too long to cool the room) The food was great and very...

Thank kfranye
New York, NY
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I reserved a room here one month before my visit. The day before they sent me an email to let me know they were increasing my nightly fee 66%. No apologies no nothing just an update with an invitation to confirm my reservation. Thoroughly unethical. I chose to go elsewhere. Beware.

Thank gemmabean
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I've stayed a few times at the hotel and it really is a bit of hit or miss with the hotel. One thing I can't fault is the food - always really good. The rooms have now been stripped back a bit due to the falling number of tourists to Malindi - no longer kettles or tea/coffee making facilities in...

Thank Annauk2010
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We were there with a group of volunteers during 10days. The hotel is really nice from the outside, room space OK, airco worked but not really well. Pool not really clean (:only the one near the restaurant seemed to be cleaned every day , the other 3 looked abandoned. The restaurant breakfast is good and the buffet for diner is...

Thank Meriem E
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

From reception,little boss Michelle to big boss gastone,housekeeping,bar,pool,restaurant all excellent. Do not expect football on t.v. Do not expect full English breakfast,you are on holiday, If you want those stay at home! Scorpio is a one of life's hidden gems. Malindi town(5minutes by tuc tuc 100 Ksh)is vibrant.

1Thank alanjbrere2n
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms were pathetic..the pools were too deep to go with kids. The earlier reviews look too hyped. Food spread was bad dont even think about full board. Room service was pathetic. Insects all over the place and tooo many mosquitoes and red ants all over the room. No basic amenities. No Gym...Even the beach area was very poor. The...

Thank Mansi P
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We had a good time, the rooms are spacious, food delicious 2 min walk to their private beach. One particular waiter Yusuf was very helpful n professional made friends with my 2 year old son. Definitely we will be back.

Thank Meshack K

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Scorpio Villas is an attractive Small Resort where guests stay in Lamu-style, thatched cottages, furnished with hand-carved furniture including a large four poster bed. Every cottage has a large, shady terrace and the dining waiter will serve breakfast here every morning (on your request, or you may wish to dine in the restaurant). The villa accommodation is interspersed with four swimming pools around which you'll find sun beds and chairs. It is only 50 metres, along a path, to the white sands, private Beach With Umbrella & Sunbeds. Only 1.5 kilometres from the centre of Malindi. This hotel is conveniently situated and is popular with repeat guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scorpio Villas

Address: Mnarani Road, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: $108 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scorpio Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Scorpio Villas Hotel Malindi
Scorpio Hotel Malindi
Scorpio Resort Malindi
Scorpio Villas Malindi, Africa - Kenya
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Malindi
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
#6 Family Hotel in Malindi
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“I liked 26 very much, not so much 14 and 12”
 of 5 bubbles todicastle, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lower floors have better internet”
 of 5 bubbles Annauk2010, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid ones up steps from pool,quite steep.”
 of 5 bubbles alanjbrere2n, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Please ask to speak to MR Gastone ( General Manager ) he will take care of everything”
 of 5 bubbles 625morenop, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Every villa looks great. Our east corner was special”
 of 5 bubbles rosemarywmbogo, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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