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Temple Point Resort

Hotels.comUS$100*
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#21 of 26 Hotels in Watamu
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Temple Point Resort from 24 April to 4th May. We loved everything about it. Since it was of season it was very peaceful. The food was very good and there was enough choice. The rooms were clean (thanks to Patrick’s every day work :)), the pool was clean and big, the beach is amazing. Management and Staff...

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Temple Point R, Marketing & Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at Temple Point Resort during your last trip. We will forward your nice feedback to the staff members from house keeping and kitchen. We are delighted to note that our animation team made a good impression during the tour. Our team is happy that you liked our service and the relaxed atmoshphere. For your...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely not deserving of a 4 star rating. I'd give it 2.5 at the most. I was here over Easter and it was utter chaos. The hotel kept running out of food! The service generally was also poor. The common toilets were dirty. If you order à la crate, you should expect to wait over an hour to get your...

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Temple Point R, Marketing & Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for staying with us during your last trip in Kenya and for taking time to share your feedback regarding your stay at Temple Point Resort. We are delighted to note that our animation team made a good impression except for the mishapenig regarding the service in the restaurant. Please accept our apologies for this lapse. We...

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I was here with a friend and the place looks good. The service though was not up to standard and the food was not attractive. The view of the waters is quite spectacular. The environment is serene and peaceful

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Temple Point R, Marketing & Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Clients, Thank you very much for your feedback of your stay at Temple Point Resort. Please accept our apology for the service, which did you miss it. I have also taken note of your positive comments about the place of the resort and the serene atmosphere. The resort is very natural at the end of the lagoon and the...

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome place,got to finally see the dolphins using their boat through the guidance of the captain mr.tembo who was absolutely nice. The rooms were spacious but view of the ocean was partially blocked by the trees. Was quite disappointed on the meals part in which they dint have variety of foods like a 4 star hotel is supposed too. Other...

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Temple Point R, Marketing & Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us during your last Safari in Kenya and for taking time to share your feedback regarding your stay at Temple Point Resort. We are glad that you enjoyed the excursion with the boat. The Resort is located at the Marine National Park and it's a nature paradise with a maze of mangrooves. If...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Total disappointment!!rooms when you book and want anoceanview even paying extra view,just poor mo ocean view just trees,i did not pay ocean view fee to view trees,rooms dirty and having some bad smell,hot water jugs for tea,just dirty and slimy!! Avoid this place at all cost!!!!

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Temple Point R, Marketing & Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are extremely sorry, that your touroperator promised you a sea view room. Most of our luxurious Bayview rooms next to the Mida Creek lagoon are with view to the mangroves. In this case, pls. contact your tour operator and clarify the booking. We can offer you a lunch or dinner at our Honeymooner Pavilion free of charge,...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was here sometime last year in September 3rd, they have good rooms, good choice for food and the view is just but amazing. The beach is a few minutes walk but with the help of the animators, they show you various sea creatures. there was no night entertainment simply because they said that they bring in entertainers when its...

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Temple Point R, Marketing & Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share your feedback regarding your stay at the hotel. We are very pleased to welcome you as a returning guest at Temple Point Resort. Do you know our "Gold Star Card" with many advantages? Pls. ask the reservation for the card. We are very happy that you liked our service. Best regards,...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This resort is very nicely located, with good rooms and good swimming pools, Above all, it has a very good sales team. But The food is very basic and it has no beach with the good beach being very far and you can only got to it during the day due to tides This are the good and ugly things...

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Temple Point R, Inhaber at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed feedback Sir. First of all please let me offer you my deepest apologies for your experience at our Resort Secondly I would like to address the complaints you've raised. After receiving your feedback we ran a thoroughly detailed inspection of our kitchen and could not find any irregularity in its health and safety performance. We...

Milan
Reviewed 12 January 2017

In february 2013 I decide to go to Kenya with my young son, 9 years old, and the best friend of mine. We arrive at the airport of Nairobi then we got a bus to go to Watamu, about 2 hours to reach to Temple Point Resort, very nice one! Relax and peace, clean rooms, warm water in the bathroom,...

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Temple Point R, Marketing & Sale at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We will be glad to hear, that you have enjoyed your holiday at Temple Point Resort. Thank you very much for your feedback. Those will cheering the complete team of the resort and we have also taken note of your positive comments about clean rooms and services from the team. The team is very happey that you liked...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A beautiful place, with very friendly staff. Loved the activities the staff had for all the visitors. From water aerobics, tennis, beach volleyball, table tennis, beach walks, canoeing, snorkeling and night entertainments. My kids had fun at the kids club with Zuhura who they still mention. The rooms were beautiful too. Food was delicious and of variety.

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Temple Point R, Marketing@Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for the good feedback at Tripadvisor and that you enjoy your holidays at the Temple Point Resort. On behalf of the entire team we wish you a happy and successful New Year! Best regards, Andrea Miller

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We have just came back from our Christmas and New year holidays. We stayed @ Temple point in Watamu. We were struck with the warm welcome by the staff @ Reception , then the room Steward Julius nicknamed "Colleague" very helpful and attentive man. We occupied the whole "casa" coz of our big number. Making it "Home away from home"...

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Temple Point R, Marketing and Sales at Temple Point Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive feedback at Tripadvisor. We are very happy, that you and your family enjoyed your holidays at Temple Point Resort. We wish you a very good New Year 2017! Best wishes from the complete team, Andrea for Temple Point Resort

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Temple Point Resort is a premier holiday beach resort located at the end of a headland between the Indian Ocean and Mida Creek. Surrounded by tropical gardens and the Mida Creek lagoon, the hotel is situated right inside the Watamu Marine National Park. Conveying the atmosphere of a delightful private home with luxurious accommodation, the resort standards are designed to provide the highest quality venue for both individual holiday makers and corporate functions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Temple Point Resort

Address: Marine Park Rd, Watamu 80202, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Watamu
Price Range: $131 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Temple Point Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Temple Point Hotel Watamu
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#11 Spa Hotel in Watamu
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
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“Choose the sea facing Houses from 1-8. They are Sea facing”
oslimoke, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“best room sea view, very quite near by the beach”
rossana59Milan, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the half-board package as the all-inclusive is not worth it”
218herbertd, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ocean facing rooms. Dont take the rooms closest to the dine area during peak season (Noise)”
593anthonyo, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“choose the garden view rooms”
wacheramburu, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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