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Ora Resort Watamu Bay

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Pool & Beach (120)
Room & Suite (88)
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
  • 08 Jun 2014
    “Hidden Gem”
  • 10 Jun 2013
    “Fantastic!”
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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Getting to this place is a pain in the neck but once you reach there, it's the most relaxing place in the entire Watamu surroundings. The swimming pools are neat and clean while the rooms are very luxurious. The staff is friendly, especially the GM....More

Date of stay: April 2014
1  Thank Shahzad K
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I've stayed here twice and absolutely love it with our family! The food is one of the best at the coast with variety on the buffet for everyone to find their niche. Excellent Italian flare to the food and great seafood choices! Our children loved...More

Date of stay: April 2013
1  Thank kevmeem
Reviewed 25 April 2013

The resort is ideal for those seeking to get away from the 'hustle & bustle" of the city. Located about 15km from Malindi town,the dirt road to the hotel resort through African villages. The ocean view from the resort is romantic as most of the...More

Date of stay: April 2013
2  Thank dianisafarisholiday
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Perfect place to get away" secret hideout" but not ideal for anyone who wants just more than relaxing holiday as the hotel is located on a dirt road and nothing nearby! The food is okay but no way for vegetarians! The staff knows mostly Italian...More

Date of stay: February 2013
1  Thank Phoenix0213
Reviewed 13 January 2013

The Ora website map has the hotel positioned within walking distance of Watamu. This was a deciding factor in choosing the hotel as Turtle bay has magnificent snorkelling and numerous good restaurants and bars. Plus I had friends staying in the area. The truth is......More

Date of stay: December 2012
4  Thank Matthew P
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#9 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#11 Family Hotel in Watamu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Watamu
#9 Romantic Hotel in Watamu
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Watamu
#11 Family Hotel in Watamu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (499)
Pool & Beach (120)
Room & Suite (88)
Dining (19)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Go for the ocean front rooms. The sunrise will take your breath away."
ShahzadK864
08 Jun 2014
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"Rooms at the Ocean front are quite romantic.."
dianisafarisholiday
25 Apr 2013
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"Beach Front! As the other rooms are far from the main restaurant , pool and the beach!"
Phoenix0213
22 Feb 2013
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"All the rooms were the same but insist on a closer room with view of the beach...."
VivienKenya
11 Dec 2012
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