Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya and hence a prime tourist destination. Here, we feature the top 10 hotels in Mombasa you can choose to put up while enjoying your holiday or business trips.
How can you tell if these hotels live up to the hype they put up on their pages? And more importantly, if it’s the right hotel for you? Luckily, we know just about all there is to know about picking your perfect hotel.
List of Top 10 Hotels in Mombasa
Here is the list of top 10 hotels in Mombasa Kenya.
1. CityBlue Creekside Hotel & Suites
The first in our list of 10 best hotels in Mombasa is CityBlue Creekside Hotel.
Featuring a swimming pool, a fitness centre, and a garden with a waterfall, fountain, and fishpond, Creekside Hotel is situated along Tudor Creek making it a top hotel in Mombasa.
It has views of the river and the Indian Ocean.
The spacious, air-conditioned rooms and suites all include satellite TV, a minibar, and en suite bathrooms with a shower and hairdryer.
The suites also have a balcony, a kitchenette, dining and living areas.
Creekside Hotel’s restaurant, Gourmet at a la Creek, offers views of the Indian Ocean and includes a wine bar.
Conference facilities are also available, and there is free Wi-Fi in all areas.
The hotel is located just 5 km from Fort Jesus, and 8 km from Haller Park and Mamba Village Crocodile Farm.
Nyali Beach is 9 km away and Moi International Airport is 15 km away.
2. Hotel EnglishPoint Marina
Overlooking Mombasa Old Town and the Old Port, Hotel EnglishPoint is located in Nyali Beach District in Mombasa, 700 m from Fort Jesus Museum.
It features an infinity pool, a sun terrace and free Wi-Fi throughout.
Free private parking is available on site and each room at this hotel is air-conditioned and is equipped with a private bathroom with hot water, bathrobes, and slippers.
The rooms are fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, a hairdryer, and a complimentary tea-and-coffee-making facility while some units feature a Jacuzzi and splendid views over the creek.
Guests can enjoy the on-site bar with several courtyards, an Indian Restaurant and a Pizzeria on the boardwalk, a pier, a spa, and a fitness center.
The nearest airport is Moi International Airport, 10 km from Hotel EnglishPoint.
3. Voyager Beach Resort
Boasting an outdoor swimming pool and tennis court, Voyager Beach Resort is one of the top hotels in Mombasa.
It offers a garden, the property is located within 1.7 km of Mamba Village Crocodile Farm, Haller Park is 1.9 km from the resort and Bombolulu Workshop is 2.2 km away.
Featuring a private bathroom, certain units at Voyager Beach Resort also boast a balcony, the rooms also come with a seating area.
Breakfast is available every morning and includes continental and vegetarian options, and at the resort, each room is equipped with a desk.
The accommodation offers a children’s playground and you can also play table tennis at the resort.
Nyali Cinemax Movie Theatre is 3.7 km from the resort and the nearest airport is Moi International Airport, 14 km from Voyager Beach Resort.
4. PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort
PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort is a top hotel in Mombasa and is renowned as a first of its kind in the coastal region of Kenya.
It is proudly known to have Africa’s largest Beach Convention Centre and the first & only family Aqua Park Resort in Mombasa, Kenya.
Located in the Shanzu Beach Area -20 km away from Mombasa town; the resort is set on 17 acres of well-manicured gardens.
It mainly caters for business travellers beach holiday lovers, families with babies and toddlers through to children 12 years of age.
Business and leisure at PrideInn Paradise is a lifestyle statement for the discerning and quality conscious activities offered at the hotel.
Must Read: List of Mombasa Beaches
5. Sheratton Regency Hotel
Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, Sheratton Regency Hotel in Mombasa is situated 600 km from Uhuru Garden Mombasa.
The property is set 700 m from Tusks Monument and 2.1 km from Burhani Gardens and Fort Jesus is just 2.2 km from the hotel.
At the hotel, each room is fitted with a desk and each room includes air conditioning.
A buffet breakfast is served every morning at the property, African cuisine is also served at the restaurant.
Kongowea Market is 5 km from the hotel and the nearest airport is Moi International Airport, 12 km from the property.
6. Serena Beach Resort & Spa
With the shimmering sands and waters of the Indian Ocean stretching before it, Serena Beach Resort and Spa offers the ultimate tropical paradise.
Treat your palate to a superb selection of a seafood dishes at the Jahazi Grill which is set on a beach and styled to resemble an Arab Dhow.
7. Sun N Sand Beach Resort
Sun N Sand Beach Resort is set in Mombasa, 18 km from Haller Park, and features a private beach area and an outdoor swimming pool.
The property is around 21 km from Bombolulu Workshop and 22 km from Mamba Village Crocodile Farm.
The property is located 23 km from Kongowea Market.
At the resort, the rooms have a wardrobe, a TV and a private bathroom and the resort offers certain rooms with sea views, every room is equipped with a terrace.
A continental or buffet breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.
The accommodation offers a children’s playground, you can also play tennis and billiards at the resort.
Nyali Cinemax Movie Theatre is 25 km from the resort, while Nakumatt Cinemax is 25 km from the property. Moi International Airport is 34 km away.
8. Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa is conveniently located on one of the longest magnificent beach fronts on the Kenyan coast making it one of the top hotels in Mombasa.
The rooms and suites are tastefully furnished offering spectacular ocean, pool and garden views.
For dining and entertainment, guests can choose from three themed superb restaurants, two great bars, and the exclusive Cocos Beach Bar.
There are four outdoor swimming pools with water slides, springboard, diving boards and four floodlit tennis courts that also serve as a landing ground for helicopters.
A fully equipped wellness and fitness club with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a PADI diving center and a host of water sports, like snorkeling and jet skiing are also available.
Be it a family holiday with children, beach wedding, honeymoon, Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa has something special for everyone.
9. Tamarind Village Hotel Apartments
Set in Mombasa, Tamarind Village Apartments offers accommodation with free WiFi and access to a garden with an outdoor swimming pool.
There is a restaurant and guests can enjoy the casino.
Rooms at the apartment are fitted with a seating area with a flat-screen TV, a kitchen with a dining area and a private bathroom with a bath.
A terrace with sea views is offered in each unit.
A continental breakfast is available each morning at the property.
Tamarind Village Apartments offers a range of wellness facilities including a fitness center.
Guests can enjoy playing squash or take advantage of the business center.
A car rental service is available at this property.
Kengeleni Bell is 400 m from the accommodation, while Kongowea Health Centre is a 7-minute walk away.
Moi International Airport is 10 km from the property.
10. Travellers Beach Hotel
This 4-star top hotel in Mombasa is located in Bamburi Beach, 10 km from the center of Mombasa.
It features a large lagoon-style outdoor pool and 4 restaurants.
The spacious, air-conditioned rooms and suites at Travellers Beach Hotel all include a balcony with Indian Ocean views and some have a four-poster bed.
Each has an en suite with a bath and a shower.
A buffet breakfast is served daily at Shibe Restaurant.
Italian and Indian restaurants are also on offer, as well as a thatch-roofed grill restaurant next to the pool.
Guests can take diving lessons, try snorkeling, or take a glass-bottom boat tour.
There is also a gift shop, laundry services, and children’s activities available.
A shuttle service is available to Moi International Airport, which is 23 km away.
Other top hotels in Mombasa include:
- Sun Africa Beach Resort
- Eden Beach Apartments & Spa
- The Shaza
- Ziwa Beach Resort (Formerly Bamburi Beach Resort)
- Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa
- Kahama Hotel
- Hotel Radiance
With this list of luxury hotels in Mombasa, you can get to witness the true melting point of culture, heritage, and traditions.
The tourism sector has taken great advantage of this, making it a multi-million dollar ecom=nomic sector.
With that being said, Mombasa and other cities in Kenya offer a vast array of things and places to see.