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82.0% Based on 37 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Malindi awaits you at Lion in the Sun Hotel. You'll be 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Marine Park and 3.4 km (2.1 mi) from Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi. Highlights at this family-friendly resort include 2 bars/lounges, a full-service spa, and a nearby private beach.

All 15 individually decorated rooms feature TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy private pools, washers/dryers, and free WiFi. Kitchens and 24-hour room service make in-room dining convenient, and minibars provide refreshments. Memory foam beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Additionally, fireplaces, balconies or patios, and dining areas are available.

A day of pampering at THALASPA HENRI CHENOT can include massages, aromatherapy, and Ayurvedic treatments along with access to the hot springs/mineral springs and mud bath. The restaurant, MAIN RESTAURANT, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the resort's own beach bar or poolside bar, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, health club, Turkish bath/hammam, and pool loungers. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and free use of bicycles. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free beach shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Malindi resort, you'll be 6.5 km (4 mi) from Malindi Beach and 28.7 km (17.8 mi) from Watamu Beach.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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About the Lion in the Sun Hotel

Location Marine Park Road, Malindi, 80200

Property Features

A private beach is featured. Lion in the Sun Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, A beach bar, and A poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. Spa services, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Lion in the Sun Hotel. Self parking is free.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 5 buildings
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2006
  • Dining venue
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Malindi (MYD) (9.3 km / 5.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free beach shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Lion in the Sun Hotel offers 15 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Memory foam beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Accommodation at this 5-star resort has kitchens with fridges and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms feature washers/dryers and minibars. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include microwaves.

  • Private pool
  • In-room kitchen
  • Fireplace
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Dining room
  • Memory foam beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave available
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

MAIN RESTAURANT – Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 6
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 are 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.

Hotel Names

  • Lion Sun Hotel Malindi
  • Lion Sun Hotel
  • Lion Sun Malindi

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.