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Driftwood Beach Club

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Traveller (123)
Room & Suite (37)
Pool & Beach (33)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“indian ocean”(24 reviews)
“curry lunch”(5 reviews)
“oysters”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Poolside Bar
Wheelchair Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
2 Star Hotel
Everyone will enjoy Driftwood Malindi for it’s barefoot, relaxed and informal style. We cater to families, couples or groups and can host small conferences or large wedding ceremonies. This charming hotel is situated on Silversands beach. With reef protected, balmy water’s at the...
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Location and contact
Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
3.2 km to Malindi Airport
17 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

On a day out from Kilifi - what a drive !!!!! We arrive at a beautiful Oasis. WOW what a view. A lovely place to chill, have a cocktail (must try the dawa cocktail) and a lovely lunch. Shela prawns to die for. Great friendly...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

The rooms aren't sparkly new, but this is an entirely comfortable hotel, nice restaurant, lovely pool, spacious room, comfortable lounge, lots of sun loungers, good restaurant and breakfast. Its just super chilled and the staff have been great throughout. Attentive and thoughtful. Definitely oriented towards...More

Thank jojorosie
Reviewed May 14, 2018

...Where the sun filters through the palms as they jive with the wind and just below, pristine waters and white sands await in contrast to the tall shady makuti roofs. Bask yourself, not just in glorious sunshine but in the unpretentious atmosphere that the driftwood...More

Thank Sally K
Reviewed April 21, 2018

need 5 star luxury with a suite-24 hour room service andgold plated bath taps -- give the Driftwood a miss If instead you want an anachroism --then this is the place for you when you drive in the gates of the Drifwood , turn your...More

1  Thank john w
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Yet another lovely couple of days at Driftwood. Great for a bit of shopping in Malindi, and trying out the Kite Surfing, just along the beach. Friday night BBQ didn't disappoint. Roger, as always, is the star of the place!

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$108 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#3 Family Hotel in Malindi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$108 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#3 Family Hotel in Malindi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (123)
Room & Suite (37)
Pool & Beach (33)
Dining (7)
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Lisa D
August 6, 2014|
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Response from DodgeNairobi | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, many thanks for this. We have , in fact been on the market for the past 3 years. A fact well know to all. We have not had any offers and don't expect to get any at this time due to the economic situation on the... More
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Room Tips
"many cottages are seafacing"
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"If you love the ocean-view 24/7, then you pay a premium for these rooms (well worth it)"
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"I took what was on offer and was certainly not disappointed."
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"Rooms to the North of reception are quieter."
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