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Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments

Beachfront apartment with kitchen, near Bamburi Beach

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
NZ$70

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  • Beach
  • Beach
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Living Area
  • Beach
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7.4.Good.
  • Bed was aweful - Felt like I was sleeping on the floor, but with the matress springs…

    Feb 9, 2020

  • The property was fantastic, the stuff were so helpful and kind. I rily love the place and…

    Dec 10, 2019

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • 72 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Gym

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 86 apartments
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Business center

Feel at home

  • Children's pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Bamburi Beach - 1 min walk
  • Nguuni Nature Sanctuary - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Leisure Golf Club - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Nyali Beach - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Mtwapa Mall - 3.3 mi / 5.4 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Studio
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Location

  • On the beach
  • Bamburi Beach - 1 min walk
  • Nguuni Nature Sanctuary - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Bamburi Beach - 1 min walk
  • Nguuni Nature Sanctuary - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Leisure Golf Club - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Nyali Beach - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Mtwapa Mall - 3.3 mi / 5.4 km
  • Haller Park - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • City Mall - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Wild Waters - 5.2 mi / 8.3 km
  • Mamba Village - 5.3 mi / 8.6 km
  • Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple - 8.8 mi / 14.2 km

Getting around

  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 20 min drive
  • Vipingo (VPG) - 19 min drive
  • Ukunda (UKA) - 52 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Size

  • 86 apartments

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*
  • Train station pick-up*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: English, Swahili

At the aparthotel

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Fitness classes on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • One meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swahili

In the apartment

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only

Be entertained

  • 43-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Free bottled water

Special features

Dining

Suli Suli Bar Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Fitness classes on site

Nearby

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Cowrie Beach
  • Cowrie Shell Apartments
  • Cowrie Shell Beach
  • Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments
  • Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments Mombasa
  • Cowrie Shell Beach Mombasa
  • Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments Mombasa
  • Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments Aparthotel
  • Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments Aparthotel Mombasa

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for KES 3500 per stay

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of KES 1500 per vehicle (one way)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • Cleaning fee: KES 250 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes, Suli Suli Bar Restaurant offers regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Sea Haven (12-min walk), Mtwapa Paradise (2.7 mi), and Moorings (2.8 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is KES 1500 per vehicle one way.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as volleyball. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics . Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the aparthotel's other amenities, which include a health club and a garden.
7.4.Good.
  • 8.0.Very good

    The apartments felt like home away from home. I recommend especially for families with young children

    Grace, 6 night business trip, Dec 7, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very quite place and clean.The staff were so kind and helpful.

    1 night romance trip, Dec 6, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Some hiccups but the staff were responsive enough to sort them out quickly, one minor issue is that you do notice the age creeping in their in room amenities like a TV with lines across the picture and worn out key card that needed to be remagnetized twice to work, but all in all a decent accommodation on a modest budget, would give it 3.9 🌟 /5

    2 night romance trip, Sep 11, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place to stay and I will be back.

    Delightful apartments with full range of services. Slight hiccup with power failure and staff were totally accommodating until failure was fixed. Great swimming pool and right on the beach. Very pleasant and clean environment Very accommodating when we wanted extra days and an extra child to stay. Only downside was that the lifts sometimes didn't work but gave me extra exercise by using the stairs so that was a bonus. And the boys loved the gym. Highly recommended and I will definitely be back.

    Peter, 3 night family trip, Aug 23, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great customer service Cleanliness Security consciousness

    5 night business trip, Jul 21, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fantastic, marvellous, fabulous

    It was amazing i realy enjoyed

    Margaret, 2 night trip with friends, Jun 12, 2019

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  • 2.0.Poor

    I could not check in till 6 o'clock, with out eny good reason. Only that there cleaning

    3 night trip, Dec 24, 2018

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  • 6.0.Good

    Overall a very mediocre property and experience. W-fi was extremely poor throughout our stay, which was compounded by the fact that I also could not get mobile phone/internet at the location either. Service/management was very slow to respond to even basic requests, for instance to fix the non-function in-room safe (which was never corrected). The property itself was very loud from early morning until sunset, with many families and children in the crowded, somewhat dingy pool area. Rates appear to be substantially inflated during the holiday season, despite no improvements (or possibly even depreciations) in the quality of facilities and services offered. I would not stay again.

    10 night romance trip, Dec 24, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Ok property for the value. Great location. Close to everything. Great staff.

    4 night trip, Aug 28, 2018

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  • 6.0.Good

    Place is nice though it is showIng it’s age. Right on a private beach. Biggest issue was staff were always very quick to say they would help and were on the way but then would take follow up call after another to get any assistance.

    Ron, 6 night trip, Aug 15, 2018

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