Mombasa tourism is supported by quite a number of brilliant hotels. In this article, I will focus on only the best Mombasa hotels. They are either 5-Star or 4-Star in ratings. But before that, how is Mombasa?
Mombasa is a vibrant town in the Coast of Kenya. It is the second largest city in Kenya. It is the entry point for visitors heading to the pristine Kenya beaches. It has quite a number of attractions that draw thousands of visitors from all parts of the world. The Swahili culture here is natural and the cuisine is sumptuous. You should at least taste Swahili food-tastes heavenly.
Things to do or see in Mombasa: Water sports (diving, snorkeling, canoeing, windsurfing), Beach walks, Beaches (Nyali, Diani, Shanzu, Bamburi), Haller Park, Mombasa Marine National Park, Mombasa Tusks, Mamba Village Centre, and historical sites such as Fort Jesus and Swahili Cultural Centre
These Mombasa hotels feature, some if not all, gardens, terraces, balconies, night clubs, on-site coffee houses, on-site bars and restaurants, free parking and internet, shuttle service, airport pick-up and drop off, swimming pools, outdoor pools, Jacuzzi, spa facilities, sauna, wellness and fitness centers, on-site currency exchange, tour desks, 24-hour front desks, child services, meeting facilities, bridal suites, family rooms, VIP room facilities, and more.
Best Mombasa Hotels: CityBlue Creekside Hotel & Suites
CityBlue Creekside Hotel & Suites is located along Tudor Creek, about 2 km from the city center. It is close to Kongowea Market and the Nyali Cinemax Movie Theatre.
It offers river and sea views and features a garden with a waterfall and a fish pond and outdoor furniture.
Guest rooms are spacious, air-conditioned, and feature a flat-screen TV, a minibar, balcony, a kitchenette, dining and living areas, and private bathrooms with a shower and hairdryer.
The in-house restaurant serves African and American Cuisine. Breakfast served is American and Buffet.
Guests love these apartments citing stunning views, friendly staff, and spacious and clean rooms.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Barizi Cottage
Barizi Cottage is located in Bamburi off Old Malindi Road.
It is an affordable three-bedroom bungalow. Rooms come with clean bedding, wardrobes, and feature an en suite bathroom. The living room is equipped with sofas and a flat-screen TV. The kitchen is well-equipped with crockery and cookware.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Royal Court Hotel
Royal Court Hotel is located along Haile Selassie Road close to Uhuru Gardens Mombasa and Tusks Monument. Casablanca Night Club is nearby.
Guest rooms come with a seating area, a desk, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. Some rooms feature a balcony.
The on-site restaurant serves African and Italian cuisine. Full English/Irish and Vegetarian breakfasts are served every morning.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Bahari Beach Hotel
Bahari Hotel is located along the palm-fringed Nyali Beach in Mombasa. It is close to Wild Waters Family Entertainment Park and Nyali Golf Course.
In addition, it features a beachfront, sun terrace, and a patio.
Rooms are air-conditioned and are fitted with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries.
The on-site coffee house serves a variety of dishes including the seafood. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
It is highly rated by guests citing professional and friendly staff, great pool area, and stunning sea view.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Travellers Beach Hotel
Travellers Beach Hotel is in Bamburi Beach about 10 km from Mombasa City Centre. It is close to KWS Head Office for Mombasa Marine Park.
It features a lagoon-style outdoor pool and four (4) on-site restaurants to take care of your food needs.
Guest rooms are spacious and include a balcony with Indian Ocean views, air conditioning, and a private bathroom.
The 4 in-house restaurants serve Local, African, Italian, Indian, and International cuisine. A buffet breakfast is served every morning.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Hotel Englishpoint
Hotel Englishpoint is located along Silos Road, Nyali Beach District, about 4 km from Mombasa City Centre. It is close to Fort Jesus and Mombasa Hospital and overlooks Mombasa Old Town and the Old Port.
This hotel also features beachfront, on-site courtyards, an Indian restaurant, a pizzeria, and a pier.
Hotel rooms are air-conditioned and come with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. Some rooms feature a Jacuzzi and stunning views over the creek.
Continental and a full English/Irish are served every morning. The on-site restaurant serves international cuisine.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Voyager Beach Resort
Voyager Beach Resort is about 7 km from the Mombasa City Centre along the Mt. Kenya Road, off Links Road. It is close to Nyali Beach and Nyali Golf Course.
In addition, it features beachfront, outdoor furniture, and water sports facilities.
Rooms come with a desk, a seating area, and a private bathroom. Some units come with a balcony.
The in-house restaurant serves both continental and vegetarian breakfast every morning. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guests love it for having friendly staff, great swimming pool, and a wide variety of foods.
Best Mombasa Hotels: White Rhino Hotel Mombasa
White Rhino Hotel is along Taratibu Street about 1.5 km from Kongowea Market.
Over and above the features mentioned above, it adds BBQ facilities, on-site coffee house, patio, outdoor dining area, and outdoor furniture to its offers.
All units come with a seating area, a desk, a dining area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air-conditioning, and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries.
The in-house restaurant serves full English/Irish and buffet breakfast every morning.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Mei Place Apartments
Mei Place Apartments offer is on 1st Avenue, about 8 km from Mombasa Town Centre. It is surrounded by world-class bars and restaurants, and night clubs. Am not trying to confuse you, am trying to describe Mei Place the best way possible.
It offers self-catering apartments. It comes with additional features such as a rooftop swimming pool with sun terrace, BBQ facilities, outdoor furniture, and babysitting services.
Rooms are air-conditioned and come with kitchen facilities, a lounge room with cable TV, and a private bathroom. Some units feature private balconies with views of the Indian Ocean.
The on-site restaurant serves African cuisine and continental breakfast is served every morning.
Best Mombasa Hotels: Nyali Villa
Nyali Villa is about 5 km from the city center along Kasuku Road. It set in a quiet and secure gated complex close to Mamba Village Crocodile Farm, and Nyali Golf Course.
It is a self-catering house and comes with air-conditioning, a well-equipped kitchen, an open dining area, a lounge area, and a private bathroom.