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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place !! Good environment !! Price bit high but perfect place to enjoy your holidays !! We enjoy remarkable two nights here !! Good food and Resturents !! Waiting to visit again in next December !!

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The hotel is right next to the Malindi Beach. I love walking on the beach in the morning when the tide is in. And all the way to the reef when the tide is out during the day. And the sea food was quite impressive.

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Diani Beach, Kenya
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Driftwood is a great place to relax for a few days or a few weeks. Set on a beautiful and quiet stretch of beach I couldn't find fault. The food is great and there are also restaurants within an easy walk on the beach if you want a change of scenery. Roger is a very good host and seems to...

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 1 November 2016

it was a beautiful things i had enjoy it in my visit in Malindi it was my resident in driftwood beach club and special services also the best location on the beach and i will be excited to visit again this hotel very soon thank you Nasser Alayyar

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just splendid. I loved their pool and it was great relaxing at the beach front. Currently not staying with them as we are checked into another hotel but their facilities appear to be good. They have very friendly staff. I would definitely come back to Driftwood.

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Thank Warau16
Nairobi
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed here for a night on a business trip north of Mambrui so one night may not be adequate to give a true reflection of the place. It does live up to its motto of 'Informality at its best'. A no-frills place to forget about the everyday hustle and bustle of life. No TV or telephone extension in the rooms...

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USA
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The DBC once again is our home away from home as a team of USA based healthcare professionals engage in a surgical camp in Malindi. This is our 5th stay at the Driftwood and Roger and his staff never disappoint. Highly recommended.

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Situated right on the beach this is a perfect place to relax and unwind. The level of service is excellent. Staff are really friendly and helpful. True the rooms are a little dated but the hot water is instant, towels thick and fluffy and beds are very comfy. Sufficient blankets and a/c. Food was superb with a wide choice of...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We Absolutely Loved it. Loved the fact that the beach, pool, dining and rooms were all in close proximity so u could just SIT and relax!!! Food was yummy! We went diving on glass bottom boat and this was the perfect outing. Only thing i would possibly need is some more toys for my husband..... windsurfer,paddleboat etc?

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Driftwood is a wonderful place to holiday. The accommodation is private with a balcony to sit and watch the ocean. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, nothing is too hard for them. The pool area is great with the B&B Bar providing fun, sport and a great Friday evening BBQ. There's a beautiful beach to walk, warm ocean...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Suitable for families, couples or groups. Everyone will enjoy The Driftwood for its barefoot, relaxed, ‘family home’ style.We also host a large number of wedding ceremonies.The Kenyan coast is a lush diversity of various environments. The marine life in the parks is absolutely stunning and only getting better and better since the law was implemented to protect from over-fishing. The edges of the beach are lined with palm trees that sway gently in the wind. Further inland there are the lush tropical forests that house hundreds of species of bird life and animal life. The most famous of these is the Sokoke forest which is half an hours’ drive from The Driftwood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Beach Club

Address: Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: $139 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Driftwood Beach Club 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Malindi
Driftwood Beach Hotel
Driftwood Beach Malindi
Driftwood Beach Club Malindi, Africa - Kenya
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#3 Family Hotel in Malindi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
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“Cottages No. 1 and No. 2 has the shortest distance to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles dajda, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is a small resort, so every room has a wonderful view of the ocean from the front porch.”
 of 5 bubbles dylanw802, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“best price and views”
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 of 5 bubbles nasser_alayyar, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach view”
 of 5 bubbles tinabennett60, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that are sea facing have great views. Rooms further away are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 946DannyRoss, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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