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Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

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Pool & Beach (293)
Room & Suite (201)
Ratings and reviews
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“weaver birds”(39 reviews)
“our honeymoon”(56 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
4 Star Hotel
Pinewood Village is a small boutique beach and water sport resort. It is situated on the stunning deserted shores of Galu Beach, one of the finest beaches in Kenya. It is relaxed and informal. Personalised and friendly service is at the forefront. The resort is set amidst heavy tropical...
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Location and contact
Diani Beach Road | P.O.Box 90521, Galu Beach, Kenya
5.4 miles to Ukunda Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited after going on safari. We stayed for 5 nights and were really pleasantly surprised. All of the staff are so happy and so accommodating. They never hang around waiting for tips they are just nice people. The food in the...More

Thank Prayag1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a fully inclusive family trip for 3 days after a busy Safari. It was about 1.5 hour drive from Mombasa in the evening through some dubious areas of Mombasa. You could get a Safarilink plane closer to the hotel if budget allows....More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most wonderful things about Pinewood was the lack of musak. No bad Belgian jazz by the pool, no noisy pop songs in the bar just peace and quiet to enjoy the sounds of the sea and the calls of the birds. We...More

Thank valer1e143
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting location.. long distance from the city. And with Uber’s etc not easily available at location, hence plan well. 1 hr to city. 6000 KSH ie 60 USD + for 1 way travel by private cars. Now that you have Mombassa Nairobi railway. Road drive...More

Thank Pankaj_Sootha
Reviewed 24 May 2018

After our fourth visit to Pinewood (a three week stay) we can only say we will return yet again. Why? The whole experience is unique. The setting,the staff, the food, the beach, the wildlife combine to create an ambience that is so different to the...More

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Pinewood Village is a small boutique beach and water sport resort. It is situated on the stunning deserted shores of Galu Beach, one of the finest beaches in Kenya. It is relaxed and informal. Personalised and ...More friendly service is at the forefront. The resort is set amidst heavy tropical flora and palms and attracts the endangered Colobus Monkey and over 100 bird species from the surrounding forest. Hotel newly refurbished jun 2006. Less
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (1074)
Pool & Beach (293)
Room & Suite (201)
Dining (98)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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cc1113
16 July 2018|
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Response from SafariSud28 | Reviewed this property |
Very affordable.
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Pete S
10 June 2018|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is was a fridge in the room we stayed, not sure if that applies to all rooms, best thing is to ask the question direct to Pinewood.
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rachaelfitz
29 June 2017|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
We were all-inclusive but I remember that the prices for beer were OK. My wife suggested that next time we should do half board (breakfast & dinner). The pizzas are made to order in their own pizza oven and first class!
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"Go to another hotel, there are loads of local choices far better than here"
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"Get the sea-facing ground floor rooms"
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"Any room is in a good location"
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"The suites are on the ground floor and have an optional private chef"
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