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Hemingways Watamu

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On the beach, white sand, scuba diving, fishing
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Overview of Hemingways Watamu

Hemingways Watamu

4.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
Watamu, Watamu, Kilifi County, 80202

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWatamu Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationPrawn Lake18 min walk
  • Popular LocationBio-Ken Snake Farm3 min drive
  • AirportMalindi (MYD)27 min drive

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About this area

Watamu

Located in Watamu, Hemingways Watamu is next to a golf course and on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Watamu Beach and Watamu Marine National Park. Traveling with kids? Consider Bio-Ken Snake Farm and Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi.

What's nearby

  • Watamu Beach - 1 min walk
  • Prawn Lake - 18 min walk
  • Bio-Ken Snake Farm - 3 min drive
  • Watamu Marine National Park - 4 min drive
  • Mida Creek - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Malindi (MYD) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • Club Kalahari — 10 min walk
  • Club Pole Pole — 11 min walk
  • Car Wash Bar 'n' Restaurant — 12 min walk
  • Amandina — 14 min walk
  • Smart Dishes Restaurant — 15 min walk

About this property

Hemingways Watamu

Beachfront hotel with relaxing spa services
Guests of this beach hotel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a fitness center and spa services. All 60 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Hemingways Watamu offers 60 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

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

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include facials and body treatments.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Scuba diving
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20.00 per person (one way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Hemingways Watamu Hotel
Hemingways Hotel
Hemingways Watamu Hotel
Hemingways Watamu Watamu
Hemingways Watamu Hotel Watamu

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 21 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 21 reviews
4 - Good 19%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 21 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 21 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 21 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I like how beautiful planned the aesthetics are, it’s a very modern hotel with good finish and the shower gel smells divine. The food is so good and the staff are fantastic. We had an early morning Tsavo east tour so we requested for breakfast at 6am; they had it packed and waiting for us by then. Lovely hote
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly, welcoming and helpful staff.Every room has an ocean view.
Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020