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Superior Room
1 King Bed 1 Twin Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room
1 King Bed 1 Twin Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly resort with full-service spa and private beach

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

This family-friendly Malindi resort is located by the sea, within 3 mi (5 km) of Marine Park and Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi. Malindi Beach and Silversands Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Resort Features

A full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool are available at this resort. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free beach shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and a beach bar.

Room Amenities

All 15 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Kitchens come with refrigerators, and guests can enjoy upscale touches like private pools and fireplaces.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Malindi resort has its very own private beach. In addition to a full-service spa, Lion in the Sun Hotel features an outdoor pool and a health club. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Art Deco resort also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Express check-in
  • Beach bar
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Poolside bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built - 2006
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Private beach nearby
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 15
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Swahili

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Lion in the Sun Hotel offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Memory foam beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Premium satellite television is provided. Accommodations at this 5-star resort have kitchens with refrigerators and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms feature washers/dryers and minibars. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include microwaves.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate dining area
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • In-room safe
  • Fireplace
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Washer/dryer
  • Balcony or patio
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Bidet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Private pool
  • Kitchen
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

MAIN RESTAURANT - Overlooking the pool and garden, this buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A health club and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor pool.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility, or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Beach yoga on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, THALASPA HENRI CHENOT. Services include facials, body scrubs, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

Guests under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 6
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Hotel Names

  • Lion Sun Hotel
  • Lion Sun Hotel Malindi
  • Lion Sun Malindi
  • Lion In The Sun Hotel Malindi
  • Lion In The Sun Resort Malindi, Kenya, Africa

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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