Castle Royal is a great old building in a good location of Mombasa, but unfortunately it does nothing to make its guests feel special or to enhance their experience on the Coast. The rooms are fine, but not a whit of decoration or anything to make them the least bit interesting. Our air conditioner was broken, which in Mombasa is... More
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- Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, lying on the Indian Ocean. It has a major port and an international airport. The city is the centre of the coastal tourism industry. The original Arabic name is Manbasa; in Swahili it is called Kisiwa Cha Mvita which means "Island of War", due to the many changes in its ownership.LocationSentrim Castle is strategically situated within Mombasa town offering you easy access to various institutions, the ocean and beaches and even leisurely strolls to various historic sites like the famous Fort Jesus barely a kilometer away. There are 68 rooms in 4 storeys. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, restaurant and bar and a coffee shop.AccessInternational flights fly into Moi International airport, Mombasa. Transfers from the airport to the hotel take 25 minutes and covers 13 kms. Distance from Nairobi to Mombasa is 45 minutes by air transfer and a drive from Nairobi to Castle Royal Hotel takes 5 ½ hours.ClimateTropical climate with high humidity levels. Hot days (average 28° C). Warm nights (average 22 ° C). Conventional rain during May/June and October/November.Major AttractionsHistorical visits to: Fort Jesus, Gedi ruins, Mombasa Tusks & Old TownNature & Wildlife: Haller Park, Mamba Village & Marine ParksBeautiful beaches that stretch for miles along the North and South CoastsWater sports and fishing expeditionsRecreation- Visits to major attraction sites can be arranged- Excursions within Mombasa can be arranged- Visits to nearby places of interest- Weekly band entertainment on Fridays ... more less
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