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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second stay at Driftwood this year. You can see our previous review for a very pleasant vacation here last August. With this visit, we now feel very much “at home”. Once again, we find the staff friendly, helpful and efficient, and the facility is extremely well maintained. We have had a wonderful time, again. There are many... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roger and his excellent staff create a wonderful experience every time we stay with them. We have stayed 2 weeks each year for the last 9 years! With a oceanside backdrop, the property is incredible, and the staff always take pride in making it look wonderful. The villas are clean, well kept, and very nice private accommodations. The beach and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice environment, clean rooms,good food,and great entertainment!lovely staff and owner!the beach is pleasant and it's really a family oriented place.they have mosquito nets,which they draw in the evening before you get to your room.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place !! Good environment !! Price bit high but perfect place to enjoy your holidays !! We enjoy remarkable two nights here !! Good food and Resturents !! Waiting to visit again in next December !!

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Thank Ruhul A
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is right next to the Malindi Beach. I love walking on the beach in the morning when the tide is in. And all the way to the reef when the tide is out during the day. And the sea food was quite impressive.

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Thank njengakahura13
Diani Beach, Kenya
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driftwood is a great place to relax for a few days or a few weeks. Set on a beautiful and quiet stretch of beach I couldn't find fault. The food is great and there are also restaurants within an easy walk on the beach if you want a change of scenery. Roger is a very good host and seems to... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was a beautiful things i had enjoy it in my visit in Malindi it was my resident in driftwood beach club and special services also the best location on the beach and i will be excited to visit again this hotel very soon thank you Nasser Alayyar

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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just splendid. I loved their pool and it was great relaxing at the beach front. Currently not staying with them as we are checked into another hotel but their facilities appear to be good. They have very friendly staff. I would definitely come back to Driftwood.

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Nairobi
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed here for a night on a business trip north of Mambrui so one night may not be adequate to give a true reflection of the place. It does live up to its motto of 'Informality at its best'. A no-frills place to forget about the everyday hustle and bustle of life. No TV or telephone extension in the rooms... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The DBC once again is our home away from home as a team of USA based healthcare professionals engage in a surgical camp in Malindi. This is our 5th stay at the Driftwood and Roger and his staff never disappoint. Highly recommended.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Suitable for families, couples or groups. Everyone will enjoy The Driftwood for its barefoot, relaxed, ‘family home’ style.We also host a large number of wedding ceremonies.The Kenyan coast is a lush diversity of various environments. The marine life in the parks is absolutely stunning and only getting better and better since the law was implemented to protect from over-fishing. The edges of the beach are lined with palm trees that sway gently in the wind. Further inland there are the lush tropical forests that house hundreds of species of bird life and animal life. The most famous of these is the Sokoke forest which is half an hours’ drive from The Driftwood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Beach Club

Address: Silversands Road | PO Box 63, Malindi 80200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range: £82 - £210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Driftwood Beach Club 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Malindi
Driftwood Beach Hotel
Driftwood Beach Malindi
Driftwood Beach Club Malindi, Kenya, Africa
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Malindi
#3 Family Hotel in Malindi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
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