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10 Best Hotels in Kilifi

Kilifi Bay Beach Resort
4 out of 5
545 KILIFI BAY RD, Kilifi
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5.49 km from city centre
2/5 (3 reviews)
This hotel overrated and extortionate.

"Paying more than twice the cost of "all in" package at the other, far superior, hotel in Kilifi , we were appalled at the poor quality of the food and required to pay for all drinks including bottled water at meals. The dinning room was gloomy and in need of a complete clean and re-decorate. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2014

Kilifi Bay Beach Resort
Silver Palm Spa and Resort
4 out of 5
Bofa Road, Kilifi
AU$284
per night
13 Apr. - 14 Apr.
6.83 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Just the upgrade we needed - superb

"We had a beautiful stay in Kilifi, especially after we left another hotel to stay at the Silver Palm instead. The service was excellent, it was clean, the restaurant staff practiced superb hygiene unlike what we had experienced elsewhere, and the food was delicious. Couldn’t recommend it more."…"

Reviewed on 17 May 2018

Silver Palm Spa and Resort
Makuti Villas Resort
3 out of 5
old ferry road, Kilifi
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$45
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
1.95 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (8 reviews)
Good Enough!

"Initial reception wasn't so good due to mix-up in reservation and staff on ground not gaving information of my reservation, but rest of the stay was very fine."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug. 2019

Makuti Villas Resort
Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers - Hostel
2 out of 5
SEAHORSE ROAD, P.O. BOX 126, Kilifi
AU$47
per night
10 May - 11 May
3 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)

"Loved the Bandas, with the open showers and composting toilets. Friendly staff and good location."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug. 2018

Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers - Hostel
BOFA Beach Resort
3 out of 5
Bofa Rd, Kilifi, Kilifi County
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AU$97
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
6.65 km from city centre
1.5/5 (2 reviews)

"This was the WORST hotel experience we've ever had. 1) The beds do not have any foam so basically you lie on a piece of wooden board. Literally. We actually checked. It's the most uncomfortable surface (including couches and floor) that I've slept on. Apparently all rooms have the same type of bed ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec. 2019

BOFA Beach Resort
Gosana Eco Nature
2.5 out of 5
Bofa Rd, Kilifi, Kilifi County
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$103
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
6.65 km from city centre
2/5 (1 review)

"I booked a double room a few days in advance, the confirmation came back almost strait away. But when we got the hotel (late in the afternoon) we were told all the rooms were booked out and the only things left were single tents. It is a really beautiful place though, and the staff were friendly, ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2020

Gosana Eco Nature
Sea Front Apartments
2.5 out of 5
Mnarani, Kilifi, Kilifi County
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1.31 km from city centre
Sea Front Apartments
Kilifi Maghreb
3 out of 5
1640 Seahorse Road, Kilifi
AU$63
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
2.63 km from city centre
2.7/5 (3 reviews)

"mittelmäßig"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2019

Kilifi Maghreb
Baraka Vacation Homes
Mnarani green park estate, Kilifi, Kilifi County
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0.73 km from city centre
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Watergate Hotel Kilifi
3.5 out of 5
Hospital Road, Kilifi
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1.31 km from city centre
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Visiting Kilifi

Visitors can enjoy all that Kilifi has to offer including the university setting, seaside, and live music. Tourists can also enjoy the city's entertainment choices and restaurants.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodations in Kilifi
  • The closest major airport is in Vipingo (VPG) 25.4 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Malindi (MYD) 51.2 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kilifi

The university setting is a highlight of the city and Pwani University is worth a campus tour. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Kilifi Bridge.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in Kilifi. Listed here are a few of the places to stay within 5 miles of the city center.

  • Baobab Sea Lodge is located in the heart of Kilifi. This 2-star hotel in Kilifi features 2 outdoor pools, free breakfast, and a restaurant.
  • Kilifi Maghreb is located 1.8 mi from the city center. This 3-star hotel in Kilifi features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • Silver Palm Spa and Resort is located within 2.7 mi of the city center. This 4-star hotel in Kilifi features a full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool.

Dressing for Kilifi

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 88°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 88°F, while the average at night is 70°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 84°F with nighttime averages of 69°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 72°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Kilifi is 1.54 inches
  • Usually March and February are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 70°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Kilifi?
Based on our traveller data, Kilifi Bay Beach Resort is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good choices for your stay include Silver Palm Spa and Resort and Makuti Villas Resort.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kilifi, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Kilifi.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Kilifi?
Kilifi Maghreb is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other good options to stay with the children include Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers - Hostel and Kilifi Bay Beach Resort.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Kilifi?
Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers - Hostel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Kilifi?
Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers - Hostel is a top pick for your beach holiday. Other good options for your beach trip include Kilifi Maghreb and Kilifi Bay Beach Resort.
What is staying in Kilifi like?
Visitors can enjoy all that Kilifi has to offer, including the university setting, seaside and live music. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s entertainment choices and restaurants. In Kilifi, there are 26 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Kilifi?
Notable city landmarks such as Kilifi Bridge and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church might be worth a visit. The university setting is a highlight of the city and Pwani University is worth a campus tour.
What's the seasonal weather like in Kilifi?
The hottest months are usually February and March, with an average temperature of 31°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 21°C. Average annual rainfall for Kilifi is 955.50 mm.

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