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Norcross, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

When i do a review in TripAdvisor i always read the reviews before mine; and every so often i read them and think, "did they go to the same place i went to? Am i reviewing the same place?" This is one of those occasions. I found the Sentrim Castle Royal to be superb in every category, equal to the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a hotel in the entre of Mombasa which looks good on paper but is pretty grim! I booked a double room for a one night stay and when I arrived I was charged an additional $US15 because I wanted a double bed! The hotel claims to be 'boutique' but it is just tatty and run down. The room...

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1Thank Mike D
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Born and raised in Mombasa, this hotel was an iconic landmark and epitome of world class service, oozing a nostalgic old-world flair. During a recent business trip to Mombasa, I opted to stay at the Castle (Royal) hotel for the same reasons. Despite booking through a third-party site and arriving late in the afternoon, check-in was a breeze. I was...

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Kelso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I have stayed in the Castle Royal hotel on numerous occasions. I stay there if I have an early morning flight to catch as it is on Mombasa island and 15 minutes by taxi from the airport. It has an old colonial feel about it. The rooms are clean and well fitted out for a business hotel. The food offerings...

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1Thank Ian H
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My daughter and I stayed for a night while we toured Mombassa. This is a classic hotel and is well cared for. The hotel, restaurant, and bar are fantastic. Staff is very polite and helpful. Rooms were clean, spacious, and comfortable. Price seems comparable with other similar locations in Kenya. One reservation is with the tour service that is operated...

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We have stayed one night before our safari. The rooms have everything you need and they are clean. Only the interiour in the bathroom was old. In the night it was really loud. The restaurant was good, all meals has been fine. If you do not want to stay longer it is a good choice.

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Thank Christian K
Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 13 July 2016

It's a nice place but they charge you extra 1500 if you want to bring a guest to your room for a visit. And of course you will have guests, because the place is in the middle of town. So if you want to overpay, this is the place.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The reception was cordial and ambiance warm and subtle. Since the Cocktail was an evening event the decor was neatly done and favored the corporate colors of our host for the evening. What I enjoyed the most was the open bar service which was exceptional.

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Thank MAKERI S
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The rooms are spacious, although very basic. You will have access to free WIFI, and TV in the room. The hotel is located in the CBD, making it easy or a business traveller. It is due for renovation, and an improvement on the food offering with be great.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

A good hotel in the city centre. Nice location. Every place in town is near by only. In house restaurant and Bar. Airconditioned Rooms, Complementory breakfast. Laundry services. Good food. For business travellers its Very nice budget hotel.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Newly Refurbished Castle Royal Hotel is situated in Mombasa town Center and is a favourite of all visitors to Mombasa. All rooms are fitted with electric door locks, electric safes, air conditions, TV, Dstv channels, Ultra Violet retardant windows, sound proofing, and en-suite. The hotel boasts a coffee bar, Long Bar and Restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Royal Hotel

Address: Moi Avenue | P.O,Box 43436, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Mombasa
Price Range: £57 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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“If a member of your group has a disability, ask for a room in the main lodge only. It's the only building in the complex with a lift.”
 of 5 bubbles TimA334, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room at the back. At least you won't get the traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles Y483HNmiked, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Street view rooms are noisy from traffic, rooms facing the back are noisy from staff and casino visitors.”
 of 5 bubbles Samdave69, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have balconies from which you can enjoy watching the traffic chaos down below.”
 of 5 bubbles 765ianh, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“im not coming back there.”
 of 5 bubbles mzungumwani, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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