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    Lion in the Sun Resort

    Casuarina Road, Marine Park, Malindi, Kenya
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 5 January 2015

    Lion in the Sun is an idyllic setting. Its a beautiful place to stay. The pools, gardens and houses are all amazing - there are so many places to sit and relax that are simply stunning. We stayed over the New Year period and it...More

    4  Thank Ben W
    Reviewed 15 May 2013

    It was a breathtaking experience when I for the first time arrived at the Resort. No wonder the frequently visited Hotel by the rich and famous!Everything is perfectly in place..from the setting,food and service.The staff are amazing!The SPA is without any doubt the best I...More

    5  Thank JM001_1984
    Reviewed 15 May 2013

    Excellent location, magnifique service at all levels. Beautiful area, beach magnifique. really a place to go, relax and enjoy the conversations with your colleagues. Do not miss the chance to visit the city, really interesting. follow the instructions of the people in the hotel about...More

    3  Thank Jumagito
    Reviewed 10 May 2013
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    Nous sommes restés 4 jours dans cet hôtel et nous avons passé 4 jours exceptionnels sur un site incroyablement fabuleux....More

    Thank Fabrice M
    Reviewed 22 April 2013

    Plus Points:- • Amazing, very friendly excellent service from each and every local staff member. They went out of their way to cater for our requested dishes or so we felt. • Beautiful and very peaceful layout. • The Spa staff was accommodating and excellent...More

    9  Thank Sunil S
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    • US$413 - US$449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
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