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The Lawford Kenya
3.5 out of 5
Lamou Road, C/o Lawford's, Malindi, Kilifi County
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0.84 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Fantastic hotel, with great value for money. The service is excellent!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

The Lawford Kenya
Woburn Residence Club
3.5 out of 5
Lamu rd, Malindi
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
0.49 mi from city centre
Woburn Residence Club
Oasis Village
2.5 out of 5
Silversands Rd, Malindi, Kilifi County
The price is £34 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
2.48 mi from city centre
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Kibali Villas Resort
3 out of 5
Lagoon Road, 500 metres from Marine Park, Malindi
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4.02 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Peaceful and quite

"This place is still a working progress but a peaceful quite place to stay in safe good area in Malindi. Affordable comfortable and clean. Friendly staff. Overall service very good. Will stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2018

Kibali Villas Resort
Florlaleona Villa
3.5 out of 5
Casuarina Road, Malindi
The price is £37 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
2.62 mi from city centre
Florlaleona Villa
Malindi Breeze Point Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Mombasa-Lamu Road, Malindi, Kilifi County
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The price is £30 per night from 15 Dec to 16 Dec
1.63 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (6 reviews)
Stay at Malindi Breeze point

"Malindi Breeze point is a great place if you are looking for a backpackers place. The apartments are spacious and come with a kitchen. Kitchen utensils are only available for a charge though. Laundry is charged per piece, what makes it far more expensive than the market price. There is a nice swimming ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2020

Malindi Breeze Point Apartments
Olson Villa
3.5 out of 5
Karibuni Villas & Resort, Malindi, Kilifi County
The price is £97 per night from 11 Dec to 12 Dec
7.03 mi from city centre
2/5 (1 review)

"When I booked the property, I was given the impression that I was booking a 3 bedroom property, only to arrive to 2 bedrooms. The villa had not been cleaned when we arrived which was at 10pm. We found the previous guest had forgotten several items inside, surfaces were dusty, and the fan in the living ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

Olson Villa
Sandies Malindi Dream Garden
4 out of 5
Casuarina Road, Malindi
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £120 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
2.63 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Traveller

"Was a clean nice facility"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2019

Sandies Malindi Dream Garden
Sandies Tropical Village
4 out of 5
Casuarina Road, P.O. Box 68, Malindi
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The price is £136 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
2.58 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (42 reviews)

"Great staff. ....................................."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2020

Sandies Tropical Village
Marine Holiday House
3.5 out of 5
Dolphin Road, Malindi
The price is £49 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
3.72 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (6 reviews)
beautiful but reservation problem

"The place was beautiful and quiet. But we had a problem with the reservation : the villa was already booked when we arrived. And the family inside the villa didn't want to leave...We should wait the day after to enter the villa at 5 pm so we lost time...and we had 2 bedrooms and 1 kitchen in compensation. ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2017

Marine Holiday House
Tamu Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
Marine road, Malindi, Kilifi County
The price is £26 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
4.05 mi from city centre
Tamu Beach Resort
Travellers Inn Resort Malindi
2.5 out of 5
B8 Malindi Mombas Highway, Malindi, Kilifi
The price is £15 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
5.18 mi from city centre
Travellers Inn Resort Malindi
Rainbow Villas
3 out of 5
Casuarina Rd, Malindi, Kilifi County
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The price is £37 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
2.65 mi from city centre
Rainbow Villas
The Village
2.5 out of 5
Makaburini Road, Malindi
The price is £74 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
0.45 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"perfect for family vacation, the Village is equipped with 4 swimming pools within the area, a houses - Apartments are well equipped, nice big kitchen, sitting room bath and bed rooms, the area/houses well maintained, free bus to the beach 3km down the street"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

The Village
Lion in the Sun Hotel
5 out of 5
Marine Park Road, Malindi
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5.11 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"vry satisfied with the hotel services"…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2013

Lion in the Sun Hotel
Simba Wa Kale
3.5 out of 5
Casuarina Road 80200, Malindi, Kilifi County
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3.25 mi from city centre
Simba Wa Kale
Diamonds Dream of Africa
5 out of 5
Casuarina Road, P.O. Box 68, Malindi
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £112 per night from 2 Dec to 3 Dec
0.94 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (28 reviews)

"Amazing stay i have ever stay in any hotel in malindi very quite place good services very friendly special the supervisor very nice guy my next holiday will go back to diamond of dream of africa"…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

Diamonds Dream of Africa
Scorpio Villas Resort
3.5 out of 5
Casuarina Road, Malindi
The price is £82 per night from 2 Dec to 3 Dec
1.81 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)

"Attractive hotel although two of four swimming pools were out of use. Great staff who try hard. Pleasant room and good value"…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug 2018

Scorpio Villas Resort
Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Smeraldo Road, Mayungo Road, Malindi
The price is £186 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
4.58 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Very relaxing

"Really quiet relaxing resort where the staff are a delight. Nothing too much trouble. Nice breakfast and chef very good. Only slight down side is poor network coverage and poor Wi-Fi If you just want to chill out and relax then this the place"…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2019

Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & Spa
Jua Baharini
3 out of 5
Malindi Kiangunyi Villa, Malindi, Kilifi County
The price is £17 per night from 2 Dec to 3 Dec
1.07 mi from city centre
3/5 (2 reviews)

"fuori dalla citta buona per soggiornare pochi giorni"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2019

Jua Baharini
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Visiting Malindi

Visitors to Malindi are sure to enjoy the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city's aquarium, art and spas. Top sights around the area include Malindi Beach and Watamu Beach.

  • There are 117 hotels and other accommodation options in Malindi
  • The closest major airport is in Malindi (MYD), 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Malindi

Notable city landmarks like Portuguese Chapel and Vasco da Gama Pillar might be worth a visit. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Malindi Beach, Marine Park and Mambrui Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Silversands Beach and Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi.

A popular place to see in the surrounding area is Watamu Beach, 14.4 mi/23.1 km from the city centre.

Dressing for Malindi

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 31°C, whilst the average at night is 21°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 29°C with night-time averages of 20°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 31°C and night-time averages of 22°C
  • About 39 millimetres of rain falls on Malindi each year
  • Usually February and March are the hottest months with an average of 31°C, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 21°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Malindi?
Based on our traveller data, Diamonds Dream of Africa is one of the top choices for your stay. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your stay include Lion in the Sun Hotel and Malindi Breeze Point Apartments.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Malindi, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Malindi.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Malindi?
Kola Beach Resort is a top 3.5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features a private beach and an outdoor pool. Other choices for your family trip include AHG Dorado Cottage and Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & Spa. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Malindi?
AHG Dorado Cottage is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features private balconies and satellite TV. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Diamonds Dream of Africa and Sandies Tropical Village.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Malindi?
Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & Spa is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 4 outdoor pools and a full-service spa for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Silversand Residence and Maisha Tamu Luxury Boutique Resort.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Malindi?
African House Resort is a top 4-star beach resort offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, located within a short 10-minute walk of Silversands Beach . Other good choices for your beach trip include Diamonds Dream of Africa and Ocean Beach Resort & Spa.
What's the best luxury hotel in Malindi?
Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & Spa is a 5-star hotel with a private beach and a restaurant, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Diamonds Dream of Africa and Ocean Beach Resort & Spa are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Malindi?
Diamonds Dream of Africa is a favourite 5-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 35 guestrooms, 2 restaurants and a poolside bar.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Malindi?
African House Resort is a popular 4-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and a restaurant. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Sandies Tropical Village and AHG Dorado Cottage.

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