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Hotel Description

4.5-star beachfront hotel near Watamu Beach

Beachfront retreat

Stay at this Watamu hotel and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Watamu Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Prawn Lake. Watamu Marine National Park and Mida Creek are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Family-friendly fun

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a gym. Families will appreciate the children's pool, onsite laundry facilities, and babysitting. Enjoy the outdoor tennis court and free perks like cooked-to-order breakfast and free self parking.

Standard Double Room, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$222* Per night/room Jul 6 - Jul 7

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Single Room, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Double Room, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

Hemingways Watamu offers its guests a children's pool, an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness center. There's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. Spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Hemingways Watamu. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. This 4.5-star Watamu hotel is smoke free.

  • 60 guestrooms or units
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 1
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hemingways Watamu offers 60 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Onsite venue #2 - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving on site
  • Fishing on site

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). To arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Hemingways Watamu offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 5:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hemingways Watamu

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • One child stays free
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20.00 per person (one way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hemingways Watamu Hotel
  • Hemingways Hotel
  • Hemingways Watamu Hotel
  • Hemingways Watamu Watamu
  • Hemingways Watamu Hotel Watamu

You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.