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    Driftwood Beach Club

    Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good23%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “indian ocean” (24 reviews)
    “oysters” (5 reviews)
    “curry lunch” (4 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Wheelchair Access
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    91 - 95 of 218 reviews

    Reviewed 29 December 2014

    My wife and I were expecting family and friends to come to Kenya for Christmas, but due to a complete misconception about security and health issues, this did not happen, so our family Christmas was cancelled also. Next best thing was Malindi, the best place...More

    3  Thank Lyall D
    Reviewed 25 December 2014

    I really like this place.. we come here every year with our friends and kids and it never disappoint. The staff are friendly and the manager, Roger is always present making sure things are right. My tip is Go to the beach and have a...More

    1  Thank DrJamesMulli
    Reviewed 21 December 2014

    My family and I spent 5 spectacular days at Driftwood Lodge. It's really laid back with delicious food and cool people. Best breakfast bacon I have ever had! Our cabins opened out onto the beach and the swimming pool was big and deep and cool...More

    Thank Charlotte D
    Reviewed 1 December 2014 via mobile

    For its price, this hotel is not good value for money. It looks luxurious on the website, but it's very average. Rooms are basic, and need a makeover. The location is beautiful. Pool is nice. Service is excellent with really friendly staff. If you were...More

    1  Thank Thomas B
    Reviewed 16 November 2014

    I was a part of a medical mission surgery team that came to Malindi from Vanderbilt University for two weeks. We came to work hard and spend the majority of our time in Kenya at the hospital but were overwhelmed by the beauty, location and...More

    2  Thank Jenny M
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$117 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
    • #3 Family Hotel in Malindi
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Malindi
    • Also Known As
    • Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Malindi ,
    • Driftwood Beach Hotel ,
    • Driftwood Beach Malindi ,
    • Driftwood Beach Club Malindi, Africa - Kenya
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    Room & Suite (34)
    Pool & Beach (31)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (89)
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    Lisa D
    6 August 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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    "Beachfront rooms especially 21, 22, 23, 25 and 27."
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    "front rooms"
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    "stayed in spacious villa in the back, no ocean view +our own swimming pool. the ocean beech in 2 minutes."
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    "Refreshment drinks on arrival"
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