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Papillon Lagoon Reef
3 stars

Papillon Lagoon Reef

Diani Beach, Diani, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Ukunda, Kenya
See location+254 725 204 777
From
C$ 139
Cheapest

rate per night

8.0
Great
based on 726 reviews
726 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 139
Standard Room
C$ 176

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About Papillon Lagoon Reef

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Set on Diani Beach, Papillon Lagoon Reef features an outdoor pool, beach bar and restaurant terrace all overlooking the Indian Ocean. Decorated in a traditional Swahili style, it offers diving, a fitness centre and tennis. Each air-conditioned room has either a balcony or patio with views of the gardens or ocean. All have a private bathroom with hairdryer and some include a satellite TV. Baobab buffet restaurant serves Kenyan and international cuisine under a thatched roof. Poolside Bistro Restaurant provides breakfast and lunch, including grilled dishes. There is a swim-up pool bar and drinks can be served to the room. Massages, a games room and table tennis are available and there is evening entertainment. Children can use the indoor play area. Deep sea fishing is also on offer. Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Diani’s shops. Mombasa is 38 km away and Mombasa Airport is around 1 hour 15 minutes by car.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Papillon Lagoon Reef

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beauty salon
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table

General

  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Child pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Playground

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled Access
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Fitness

  • Aerobics
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Pool and spa

  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Bedroom

  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Papillon Lagoon Reef

8.0
Very good726 verified reviews
9.5Families
3.4Friends
3.5Solo
7.5Couples
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What are the best times to visit the Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel?

The high season is in December, and the low season is in August.

How is the quality of the beds at Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel?

Guests have consistently praised the marvellous bedding at the hotel.

Is parking available at Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel?

Yes, the hotel offers free parking for guests.

What can guests expect from the food quality at Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel?

The buffet offers a variety of delicious options, although some guests have mentioned that the dinner menu could be improved.

How is the cleanliness and customer service at Papillon Lagoon Reef Hotel?

Guests have highlighted the very clean pool, well-maintained gardens, and friendly staff at the hotel.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the beach or garden comes highly recommended.

Consider Low Season Travel

August is mentioned as the low season, which could be a great time to visit for those looking to avoid crowds and high prices.

Be Mindful of Wi-Fi Connectivity

Some guests reported issues with Wi-Fi in the rooms, so it's advisable to check with the hotel about the status of Wi-Fi connectivity before booking.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to attractions like Baharini Shopping Center and the Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve makes it convenient for guests to explore the area.

Check for Mosquito Net Availability

The hotel provides mosquito nets, which could be essential for guests sensitive to insect bites.

Consider All-Inclusive Packages

Guests appreciated the all-inclusive packages, especially the pool bar and the variety of food options available.

Request for Room Upgrades if Necessary

Some guests encountered issues with room amenities such as air conditioning and Wi-Fi. It's advisable to request room upgrades if necessary to ensure a comfortable stay.

Take Advantage of Entertainment Activities

The animation team and evening events were highlighted as enjoyable by several guests, making it worthwhile to participate in the entertainment activities offered.

Be Aware of Potential Noise

Some guests mentioned noise-related issues, such as loud music late into the night, so it's advisable to inquire about potential noise disturbances before booking.

Consider Room Maintenance

While many guests praised the rooms, some reported maintenance issues, so it's advisable to check the room's condition upon arrival and request a change if necessary.

Location

Diani Beach, Diani, Ukunda 80400

What's nearby

  • Baharini Shopping Center3.1 km
  • Presbyterian Church Of East Africa5.4 km
  • Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve6.2 km
  • Masjid Salmanul Faarisiyyi10.1 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 12:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Papillon Lagoon Reef

Low season

October

High season

February

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 202
Cheapest month to stay with an average 22% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 30% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Papillon Lagoon Reef

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Papillon Lagoon Reef, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in October and February.
  • How long should you stay at Papillon Lagoon Reef? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 5 days.

FAQs when booking at Papillon Lagoon Reef

  • Where is Papillon Lagoon Reef located?

    Papillon Lagoon Reef is located at Diani Beach, Diani, 4.5 km from the centre of Ukunda. Baharini Shopping Center is the closest landmark to Papillon Lagoon Reef.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Papillon Lagoon Reef?

    Check-in time is 12:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Papillon Lagoon Reef.

  • Does Papillon Lagoon Reef offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Papillon Lagoon Reef offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Papillon Lagoon Reef offer free parking?

    Yes, Papillon Lagoon Reef offers free parking.

  • How far is Papillon Lagoon Reef from the airport?

    Papillon Lagoon Reef is 4.2 km from Ukunda. Papillon Lagoon Reef is 33.1 km from Mombasa Moi Intl.

  • Does Papillon Lagoon Reef have a pool?

    Yes, Papillon Lagoon Reef has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Papillon Lagoon Reef hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Papillon Lagoon Reef in Ukunda and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Papillon Lagoon Reef and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Papillon Lagoon Reef.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.2

Distance to downtown

4.5 km

Nearest Airport

Ukunda

Distance to airport

4.4 km