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Serena Beach Resort & Spa

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Overview
Serena Rd, Mombasa, Kenya, Shanzu, Mombasa 80100 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4.5 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My Bride, Esther, and I stayed at the Serena Resort in Mombasa for our Honeymoon, the place is a treasure. The Serena was originally built by Kenya's first President; Kenyatta, back in the 60's. It's Arab influences are evident in the architectual design and landscape....More

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This Hotel is just as beautiful as it was 30 years ago.The staff are exceptional, extremely friendly and cant do enough to make your stay perfect. I have stayed at many Hotels along this coast but would not stay anywhere else.

Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fabulous. In my opinion the best place to stay in Mombasa without doubt. Large and spacious beachfront so that even when fully occupied does not feel busy and crowded. The staff could not be more helpful and professional. Great breakfast quickly served and staff...More

2  Thank JosephLondoner
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been to the Mombasa Serena for some years, while my first visits there were in the 1980s. So many great memories of this stylish place came back to me now, but unfortunately I was flat out facilitating a workshop throughout my brief time...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Among the very few hotels in the north coast of mombasa that is very well maintained. we had requested for a late check-in and the staff was very supportive and welcoming. rooms are clean and housekeeping is top notch. pool is ideally located close to...More

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Description
With the shimmering sands and waters of the Indian Ocean stretching before it, amidst verdant, bougainvillea-filled gardens, and shaded by gently swaying palm trees,Serena Beach Resort and Spa offers ...More the ultimate tropical paradise. Treat your palate to a superb selection of of a la carte seafood dishes at the Jahazi Grill which is set on a beach and styled to resemble an Arab dhow. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Bar/Lounge
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
166
Price range
US$184 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Serena Beach Hotel Shanzu
,
Serena Beach Hotel And Spa
,
Hotel Serena Beach
,
Serena Beach Resort & Spa Kenya/Shanzu
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa > Shanzu
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
166
Price range
US$184 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Serena Beach Hotel Shanzu
,
Serena Beach Hotel And Spa
,
Hotel Serena Beach
,
Serena Beach Resort & Spa Kenya/Shanzu
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa > Shanzu
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Traveller (587)
Pool & Beach (142)
Room & Suite (97)
Dining (60)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Questions & Answers
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lemmakau
30 July 2018|
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Response from Safariafficionado | Reviewed this property |
Wrong place to ask this
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tiamaria3
9 October 2017|
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Response from bruce f | Reviewed this property |
Yes kettles are provided
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Abdulkhaliq Ahm... B
23 December 2016|
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Response from Rashi A | Reviewed this property |
We liked our room a lot. We got connected room with kids on ground level and it was sea facing. Kids could just run out in slippers or without. It is a beautiful resort!
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"The rooms overlooking the grounds and ocean with balconies are the best"
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"All rooms have lovely views of the gardens and Indian Ocean"
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"Make the most of tea / coffee Banda with unlimited beverages available and complimentary"
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"Spa is a must try."
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