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#6 of 116 B&Bs / Inns in Mombasa
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Royal Palace Hotel is a budget friendly hotel located in the heart of Mombasa Town center in Kinondoni. The hotel is strategically located close to tourist attraction sites such as the Fort Jesus National Museum, the Mombasa Harbour and the Moi International Airport. Royal Palace enjoys great views of the Mombasa harbour and is an ideal destination for business and transit travelers. Free Wi-Fi is available. The hotel has a variety of rooms ranging from Triple, Double, Family and Single rooms. The rooms also vary from rooms with ceiling fans to those with the AC. The rooms feature en suite showers, tv and mosquito net. Complimentary breakfast is available . Ample parking space is available. Airport transfers and laundry services is also available on request. Royal Palace Hotel is about 30 minutes drive to Moi International Airport and within walking distance to Fort Jesus National Museum.
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Salman R wrote a review Jun 2017
Mombasa, Kenya5 contributions
staff is great... good en suite rooms.... makes my day colorful....and loved the stay.....! really enjoyed especially the swahili dishes and the smiles on the workers face would make my day.... good hotel for a budget man
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Date of stay: March 2017
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: a/c rooms r the best 1s... if u c=also come here with friends or family it would be better!
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Magdalena F wrote a review Apr 2016
Stockholm, Sweden9 contributions5 helpful votes
I arrived early evening after a gruesome bus ride from Nairobi, which included me suffering from motion sickness and temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius. Weak, dehydrated and completely exhausted the friendly staff at The Royal Palace Hotel could clearly sense that I needed rest and despite me having booked a single room, the placed me in a double "because of the heat", hoping that the larger space would ease my troubles. The room was excellent and I was so grateful for their generousity. I had lost most of my appetite but had a craving for mango, and the staff ran out to buy fresh mango for me, as I was too weak to do it myself. I stayed at the hotel for two nights and I would recommend this lovely place to anyone, especially if you want to be in the middle of Mombasa's old town and near Fort Jesus! You'll wake up to the morning prayer of the nearby Mosque and have your breakfast on the rooftop terrace.
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Date of stay: March 2016
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Room Tip: Note that there are A/C and non-A/C rooms!
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Eva T wrote a review Jan 2016
Thessaloniki, Greece88 contributions55 helpful votes
Stayed here for a night, after a loooong ride with the train from nairobi. The guys that work there were really kind and they even brought us dinner from a nearby takeaway restaurant. Really grateful for that. In the morning there was breakfast on the terrace, not bad at all. The thing is that it's not the cleanest place that we've stayed at, the bathroom & bedding wasn't quite up to the standards. Location was good, in the old town.
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Date of stay: January 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Aaron wrote a review Sept 2015
London, United Kingdom18 contributions4 helpful votes
Having arrived in Mombasa quite late from Nairobi and looking for a relaxing weekend before setting off for Dar es Salaam I stumbled upon this little gem and I'm so glad I did. It was right in the heart of Old Town, the owner was an absolute saint in terms of directing me toward the beaches, which bus companies to use, where I could access the internet, and advising where to eat. As a lone traveller I loved having the roof to myself in the evenings to gaze over the rooftops of Old Town while reading or just generally relaxing with a cold drink. The room was incredibly comfortable as well. For value for money I can't recommend this place enough.
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Date of stay: October 2014
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L0rella62 wrote a review Aug 2014
Padua, Italy58 contributions19 helpful votes
I stayed 5 days in this hotel. I loved the warm welcoming of Juma, Beatrice and Kamala really helpful people since the very moment of my arrival, late at night, they took me to a nice restaurant to eat. Very helpful, always smiling and focused on having me happy. I enjoyed so much the great location, very close the Old Town, with a lot of charme. The room was a bit small but very colorful. Good breakfast in the morning on the big terrace from which the view over the city is really nice!
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Date of stay: August 2014
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Chardonnay1510 wrote a review Dec 2013
London, United Kingdom1 contribution1 helpful vote
A wonderful hotel in the heart of the old town, the Royal Palace hotel is a family-run hotel in the truest sense of the word! Nothing is too much trouble. We had the warmest of welcomes, and enjoyed our colourful room, attentive service and long chats with the staff. It really was a home from home - just what we needed on our first visit to Africa. We really felt more like members of their family than hotel guests! Cannot recommend this hotel highly enough :)
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Date of stay: November 2013Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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azmaira wrote a review Dec 2013
Kigali Province, Rwanda1 contribution
The Royalpalacehotelmombasa, its the heart of the old town...... A place with heart warming welcome having the sweetest n polite staff with great enthusiasm n always ready to help:) The place is quite yet helpful in hand. .... A better place one can be... A place you feel at home yet away from home :)
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Date of stay: July 2013
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Alarakhianaz wrote a review Dec 2013
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The Royalpalacehotelmombasa, its the heart of the old town...... A place with heart warming welcome having the sweetest n polite staff with great enthusiasm n always ready to help:) The place is quite yet helpful in hand. .... A better place one can be... A place you feel at home yet away from home :) I really enjoyed it too. .. My kids felt that we are not the guests, its a lovely feeling... Thank alot Cant wait for our other visit soon:)
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Date of stay: October 2013
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NabilAthman wrote a review Dec 2013
Peterborough, United Kingdom29 contributions4 helpful votes
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Recommend to All those looking for a Low Budget hotel 3*** It was great for me and My Family to visit as it was first time for us all to get to Mombasa and they staff were very friendly and atmosphere was great also they do cater for the family throughout the trip,the Roof Top is great to Eat. They can also arrange drop off and pick up from all Major stations of travel. They did also arrange local tour guide they also helped US haggle the price with local tourist market. Overall Awesome hotel. SAD COULDN'T STAY FOR LONG Recommend to All. Professional Bodybuilder from UK Nabil Athman
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Date of stay: November 2013
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Elise wrote a review Nov 2013
Chetumal, Mexico28 contributions11 helpful votes
I wentvtwice to RoyalPalace and this good budget hotel is great! The first time I arrived late from Nairobi and as a women travelling alone, I asked if it was possible to pick me up. So when.I arrived one of the guys picked me up and showed me later a very great restaurant in the neighbourhood. Although my single room.was small,.it was painted so nicely! Great artist who made this. The breakfast was bread,fruit,egg and tea: simple but a good start of a lovely day in Mombasa! Thank you guys for the great stay!!
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Date of stay: November 2013
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Royal Palace hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Royal Palace hotel?
Nearby attractions include Fort Jesus Museum (0.3 miles), Old Town (0.2 miles), and Aqeeq Galleria (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Royal Palace hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include airport transportation, room service, and laundry service.
What are some restaurants close to The Royal Palace hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jahazi Coffee House, Tarboush Cafe, and Forodhani.
Does The Royal Palace hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, The Royal Palace hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Royal Palace hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the centre of Mombasa.
Are there any historical sites close to The Royal Palace hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Town (0.2 miles), Leven House (0.2 miles), and Fort Jesus (0.2 miles).