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Mombasa hotels

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Low season June
High season December
  Average price (weeknight): $108
  Average price (weekend night): $97

cheapest month to stay

49%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

108%

expected price increase

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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(weekend night)

Top tips for finding the perfect Mombasa hotel

Mombasa is a seaport city on the Kenyan coast, popular for its proximity to the white-sand beaches along the Indian Ocean. Mombasa Beach is the perfect place to go for a dip, and there are many hotels in the area, including Mombasa Beach Hotel and Bahari Beach Hotel, both offering great ocean views.
Part of the city is located on Mombasa Island, including the Old Town, which is connected to the mainland through a causeway. There you’ll find Fort Jesus, the Spice Market, and other iconic attractions. There are many hotels in Mombasa’s Old Town to choose from, including some more affordable options such as New Palm Tree Hotel and Sheratton Regency Hotel.
Diani Beach is a popular beach resort about 18 miles south of Mombasa city center and a major attraction for travelers in the area as it has been consistently voted one of Africa’s leading beach destinations for a few years now. If you want to stay right in this idyllic area, try staying at Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa or Swahili Beach.
Haller Park is a nature park in Bamburi, northern Mombasa set in a former quarry. It’s a great spot for people looking to spot different plant and animal species. If you’d like to stay nearby, try Prideinn Hotel Nyali or Ocean View Nyali Boutique Hotel.
Nyali Beach area is also a popular place to stay, as it’s just south of Mombasa Beach and even closer to the Old Town. The scenic beach is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and just overall relaxing. If you stay at Nyali Sun Africa Beach Hotel & Spa, you will be conveniently located by these white sands, but you can also enjoy the great outdoor pool if you choose to.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Mombasa

How much is a cheap hotel in Mombasa?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Mombasa for as cheap as $14 in the last 3 days. The average price is $148.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
What are the best hotels in the Bamburi area?
There are several hotels in Mombasa’s Bamburi area that allow for travelers to stay somewhere alternative to the Old Town and Mombasa Beach areas. Kahama Hotel Mombasa, Kenya Bay Beach Hotel, and Severin Sea Lodge are all great beachfront hotels.
What if I just want a relaxed resort experience?
If the city center is too crowded for you, you can always head to northern Mombasa and stay at the Serena Beach Resort and Spa, which is next to Mombasa Marine Park & Reserve and features a Swahili village-style. The rooms boast handcrafted furnishings and balconies with ocean views, breakfast and dinner are included, and you can relax at the lagoon-style outdoor pool that even has a swim-up bar.
Can I stay near Shimba Hills National Reserve?
The Shimba Hills National Reserve is made up of coastal rainforest, woodland, and grassland as well, and it is perfect for those looking to explore and learn more about the local fauna and flora. If you stay at Amani Tiwi Beach Resort or Pinewood Beach Resort And Spa, you can make a day trip there as you’ll be just over an hour from there.
Can I stay close to the airport?
If you’re flying into or out of Moi International Airport and you need a place to stay overnight that’s close by, opt for Jambo Village Hotel or White Castle Hotel, which are both just minutes away.

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Best Mombasa hotels

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Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa - Mombasa - Restaurant
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9.1 Excellent (4,096 reviews)
Voyager Beach Resort - Mombasa - Building
2
8.9 Excellent (3,177 reviews)
Swahili Beach Resort - Mombasa
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8.8 Excellent (1,807 reviews)
Pinewood Beach Resort And Spa - Mombasa
4
9.0 Excellent (45 reviews)
Travellers Beach Hotel & Club - Mombasa - Building
5
8.6 Excellent (1,408 reviews)
Bahari Beach Hotel - Mombasa
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8.6 Excellent (876 reviews)
Serena Beach Resort and Spa - Mombasa - Bedroom
7
8.7 Excellent (117 reviews)
Sun Africa Beach Resort - Mombasa - Building
8
8.6 Excellent (228 reviews)
Prideinn Paradise Beach Resort & Spa - Mombasa - Building
9
8.5 Excellent (136 reviews)
Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa - Mombasa - Building
10
8.4 Excellent (1,497 reviews)
Prideinn Mombasa City - Mombasa - Building
11
8.4 Excellent (681 reviews)
Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments - Mombasa - Building
12
8.4 Excellent (510 reviews)
Nyali Sun Africa Beach Hotel & Spa - Mombasa - Building
13
8.3 Excellent (1,988 reviews)
Amani Tiwi Beach Resort - Mombasa
14
8.3 Excellent (1,519 reviews)
Neptune Beach Resort - Mombasa - Building
15
8.2 Excellent (597 reviews)
Cityblue Creekside Hotel & Suites. - Mombasa - Building
16
8.1 Excellent (1,316 reviews)
Hotel Englishpoint & Spa - Mombasa - Bedroom
17
8.1 Excellent (959 reviews)
Nightingale Apartments - Mombasa - Building
18
8.4 Excellent (24 reviews)
Sentrim Castle Royal Hotel - Mombasa - Building
19
8.0 Excellent (575 reviews)
Reef Hotel - Mombasa - Bedroom
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7.9 Good (1,714 reviews)