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Hemingways Watamu

Watamu Marine National Park, B8, Malindi

+254 202 295 011

per night


based on 78 reviews

About Hemingways Watamu, Malindi

Value for money

With a stay at Hemingways Watamu in Watamu, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Watamu Beach and a 3-minute drive from Prawn Lake. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

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Deluxe Rooms - Ocean view


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Standard Rooms - Water view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Free toiletries
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beauty salon
  • Mini-golf
  • Table tennis
  • Windsurfing


  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Beachfront
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Tile/marble floor
  • VIP room facilities

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Dining table


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Valet parking


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Drying rack for clothing

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mosquito net
  • Safe


  • Fitness center
  • Squash
  • Outdoor tennis


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

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Hemingways Watamu location: Watamu Marine National Park, B8, Malindi

Hemingways Watamu Reviews

GreatBased on 78 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Excellent accommodation, food and staff." (in 21 reviews)
  • the seafood food was great. (in 15 reviews)
  • Loved the spectacular view of the ocean. (in 5 reviews)
Cons -
  • The fact that there is no beach in front of the hotel (in 2 reviews)
  • "The staff is friendly, but like in the Hemingways Nairobi just not organized." (in 1 review)

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Hemingways Watamu room booking info

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Check in anytime after 1:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Hemingways Watamu is typically below the average price of 4 star hotels in Malindi. On average, you can expect to pay $292 per night in Malindi. Hemingways Watamu typically costs $265 per night, which is $27 cheaper than the Malindi average.

  • Drive distance from Malindi to Hemingways Watamu and vice versa is 11.2 mi and the overall drive time is about 33min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • A very popular option for travelers staying at Hemingways Watamu would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Malindi directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Hemingways Watamu.

  • Hemingways Watamu does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Hemingways Watamu at +254 202 295 011. If you are staying at Hemingways Watamu, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Malindi specifically look for hotels with a pool. Hemingways Watamu may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • If you have questions about Hemingways Watamu or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +254 202 295 011.

  • Yes, Hemingways Watamu has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Hemingways Watamu has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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