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Hemingways Watamu

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

Hemingways Watamu

4.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

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. Watamu Beach and Prawn Lake reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include 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 on-site amenities such as a fitness centre 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 such as bathrobes and slippers.
Hemingways Watamu offers 60 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board 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 centre.

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

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Safety measures

Gives staff 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 public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • 24-hour return 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 centre
  • 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

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • 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 centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have any 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
  • Hairdryer
  • 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.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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 Visa, Mastercard, 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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 17 out of 24 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 24 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 24 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 24 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 24 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.9/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stunning property and location! Even more impressive was the attentiveness of the staff and their outstanding hospitality. Every need was anticipated and met with a smile.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent I would definitely go back
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled 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