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Azul Margarita Beach Resort
3 out of 5
Off Mombasa - Malindi Highway, Mombasa, Mombasa
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4.38 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (38 reviews)

"It was an amazing stay in the hotel...great customer service especially from the receptionist maua and the other girls..we will definitely come again in December ♥️"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Azul Margarita Beach Resort
Wason Holiday
Malindi Road, Mombasa, Mombasa County
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5.07 mi from city center
Wason Holiday
Neptune Beach Resort
4 out of 5
Bamburi Beach, Mombasa
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5.58 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (52 reviews)

"Everyone wanted money. The evening DJ refused to play anything but brain washing Bass repetitive music just like brain washing. When I asked this to be changed for 2 nights I was told Hakna Mata. Which usually means No problem except for when there is a Problem. In frustration I left the hotel but ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Neptune Beach Resort
Serena Beach Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
Shanzu Beach, Mombasa
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6.87 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (119 reviews)

"My long weekend at Serena Beach Resort in Mombasa was the perfect end to a three week camping trip throughout Eastern Africa. The property itself is absolutely beautiful with plenty of options for food, activities and relaxation. The room was lovely and large with a comfortable bed, separate shower ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Serena Beach Resort and Spa
Voyager Beach Resort
4 out of 5
Mount Kenya Rd. Nyali Beach, Mombasa
The price is $179 per night
2.99 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (578 reviews)

"View of the sea from the balcony and bedroom was amazing. Bathroom needs a bit updating. there were some cracks in the balcony floor but overall very happy. will go back there."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Voyager Beach Resort
PrideInn Mombasa City
3 out of 5
Haile Selassie Avenue, Mombasa
The price is $71 per night
1.94 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (39 reviews)
One of the best in Mombasa

"Always good hotel to stay..Nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

PrideInn Mombasa City
Hotel Sapphire
3.5 out of 5
Mwembe Tayari Road, Mombasa
The price is $103 per night
1.81 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
Decent Hotel in central Mombasa

"A decent hotel in a good location- close to city center. Staff were friendly and helpful. Every amenity in the room was working."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Hotel Sapphire
Royal Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Nyali, Mombasa, Coast
The price is $12,931 per night
2.16 mi from city center
Royal Apartments
Reef Hotel
3 out of 5
Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa
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The price is $70 per night
3.27 mi from city center
3.3/5 (72 reviews)

"The property is nice, with good reseaurants so you don't need to go out for dinner or food if you don't want to. But there is a mall complex less than a mile away if you do want to get some goods for breakfast. That said, they can only be non-perishables, and be careful of eating on your room's porch, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Reef Hotel
Bamburi Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
3 out of 5
Mombasa-Malindi Road, Bamburi, Mombasa
The price is $180 per night
5 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (60 reviews)

"Very friendly staff,ideal location good food .Overall good quality for the price ."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Bamburi Beach Hotel - All Inclusive
Sunset Paradise Holiday Homes
3.5 out of 5
Serena Rd, Mombasa
The price is $56 per night
6.83 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff was incredibly friendly and was always willing to help me when I needed it. The room was very clean and the bed was super comfy. The pool was a bit busy but still very enjoyable! Great and quiet location!!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

Sunset Paradise Holiday Homes
Lido Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
Mombasa - Malindi Highway, Nyali Beach, Mombasa
The price is $112 per night
4.07 mi from city center
Lido Beach Resort
Milele Beach Resort
3 out of 5
Malindi Road, Nyali Beach, Mombasa
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4 mi from city center
2.2/5 (6 reviews)

"The beach front is great. The food and service was great. The rooms are not in good condition more so the apartments. We had to be moved from the apartments to double rooms. Swimming pools is filled with locals over the weekends with loud music."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Milele Beach Resort
Hotel EnglishPoint & Spa
4 out of 5
Cement Road, Mombasa, Mkomani
Free Cancellation
The price is $91 per night
2.07 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (119 reviews)

"Loved our stay at the Hotel as there was everything onsite and all the staff were very helpful. We were upgraded to Suite once I mentioned it was my birthday we were celebrating at the Hotel. My special thanks goes to Vasu who really looked after us and would ask the chef to cook us special meals ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Hotel EnglishPoint & Spa
Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
Malindi Road, Bamburi Highway, Mombasa
The price is $109 per night
4.91 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (106 reviews)
best beach vacation

"Our stay was amazing. The resort was beautiful and clean! The food was delicious with great variety, the staff were very friendly, attentive, and quick to respond. The kids especially loved the kids club which had many fun activitiea for them to enjoy. We will definitely be back and highly recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
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Visiting Mombasa

Travelers give high marks for the beaches in Mombasa, which is also known for its entertainment choices. Tourists can also enjoy the city's safari tours and temples. Top sights in the city include Nyali Beach, Diani Beach, and Bamburi Beach.

  • There are 426 hotels and other accommodations in Mombasa
  • The closest major airport is in Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.), 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Vipingo (VPG), 16.9 mi (27.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Mombasa

Attractions like Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple, Mamba Village, and Wild Waters are fun for kids of all ages. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Nyali Beach, Diani Beach, and Bamburi Beach. Exploring the coral reef is a top activity, and Leisure Golf Club is one place to visit.

In Mombasa, you'll be able to select from 426 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Villa Luxury Suites Hotel - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and beach locale.
  • The Sands at Chale Island - Our customers like the beach locale and pool at this lodge. With a stay at this 4-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to 3 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, along with free WiFi.
  • Serena Beach Resort and Spa - This 4.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, a private beach, and 3 restaurants. Expedia customers like its breakfast and beach locale.

Other top sights in Mombasa include Tiwi Beach.

Dressing for Mombasa

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 90°F during the day and 73°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 69°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 84°F with nighttime averages of 68°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 88°F and nighttime averages of 71°F
  • Mombasa gets about 1.34 inches of rain per year
  • Usually March and February are the hottest months with an average of 90°F, whereas August and July are often coldest, averaging 68°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Mombasa?
Fenns Cozy Residences - Nyali is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3-star guesthouse offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options for your trip include Baobab Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive and Swahili Beach Resort.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Mombasa, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Mombasa.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Mombasa?
To access more information about updating your trip to Mombasa or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Mombasa?
Based on reviews, New Palm Tree Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Bamburi Beach Hotel - All Inclusive and Kahama Hotel Mombasa.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Mombasa?
Voyager Beach Resort is a top 4-star resort on Expedia for families, and features a water park and 3 outdoor pools. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort & Spa and Elewana Afrochic Diani Beach. Attractions like Mamba Village and Wild Waters are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Mombasa?
Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa is a favorite 5-star resort for couples, and features a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Shimoni Reef Lodge and Southern Palms Beach Resort.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Mombasa?
Amani Tiwi Beach Resort is a 4-star hotel featuring 5 restaurants and 2 poolside bars, and a favorite with Expedia travelers. Other good options for your vacation include Neptune Palm Beach Boutique Resort & Spa All Inclusive and Neptune Village Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Mombasa?
Ziwa Beach Resort is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Diani Beach?
The Sands at Nomad is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a private beach. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Diani Beach. Other good choices within a short distance include Lotfa Resort Diani and Baobab Beach House Bed & Breakfast.
What about the best place to stay close to Bamburi Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Ziwa Beach Resort, located next to Bamburi Beach, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Bamburi Beach Hotel - All Inclusive and PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort & Spa are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Mombasa?
Ziwa Beach Resort is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and a poolside bar. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Neptune Village Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive and PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort & Spa. Head to Nyali Beach or Diani Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Mombasa?
The Sands at Nomad is a 5-star hotel with a private beach and 2 restaurants, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale choice for your vacation is Serena Beach Resort and Spa.

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