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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
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The place is so modern, welcomed with very friendly reception. quiet and peaceful environment soothing with soft classical music within a safe environment. You enjoy the sun at the beach by taking a good sunbath under the cool and humid air of the Indian Ocean. You could also take a walk and enjoy the waters of the sea cooling you....

Thank Carmen M
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely resort with friendly staff. Big, clean rooms. Decent wifi. Evening meal was excellent value for money. Only slight annoyance was the number of insects at night...I guess no surprise given the lush vegetation. And do they really need to charge to use the in-room safe??? An unnecessary annoyance.

Thank Bankcider
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights and were allowed to keep the room up to 3pm on our departure date for a small additional fee. The room was spacious and comfortable. The hotel has 4 small swimming pools and an area of private beach accessible via a short footpath. There is also a beach bar serving pizzas. The only minor issue...

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Best holiday I've ever had from being greeted with a drink to being called to meals by drums an amazing place for anyone people and restaurants in malindi are all friendly and food is always fresh and tasty Skorpio villas pools are clean the air conditioned villas are comfortable and the best thing is the food always amazing

1Thank NelsonLancslad

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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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 Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $103 - $154 (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 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
#6 Family Hotel in Malindi
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“big rooms with air conditioners. big beds”
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“I would simply say : rooms at the top are normally quieter .”
625morenop, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I liked 26 very much, not so much 14 and 12”
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“Lower floors have better internet”
Annauk2010, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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