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Hotel Description

Barracuda Inn Resort puts you in the heart of Watamu, within a 20-minute stroll of Watamu Beach and Bio-Ken Snake Farm. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 2 restaurants, a private beach and a casino.

Free bottled water, hairdryers and desks are featured in all 85 rooms.

A Buffet serves international cuisine. At the hotel's own beach bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, nightclub, kids' swimming pool and pool loungers. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception and coffee/tea in a common area. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of airport pick-up service.

With a stay at this 4-star Watamu hotel, you'll be 24.3 km (15.1 mi) from Malindi Beach.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$125* Per night/room 21 Nov. - 22 Nov.

Family Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Triple Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Double Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

72.0% of guests recommend out of 1598 reviews

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About the Barracuda Inn Resort

Location Watamu Road, Watamu,

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sunloungers for a relaxing day at the beach. Summer fun is a breeze at Barracuda Inn Resort with activities such as scuba diving, windsurfing and kayaking. A free manager's reception is offered daily. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A beach bar and A bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a kids' pool and a garden. Self parking is free. This 4-star Watamu hotel is smoke free.

  • 85 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • Casino
  • Nightclub
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Malindi (MYD) (19.9 km / 12.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport pick-up
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Barracuda Inn Resort offers 85 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and blackout curtains. Bathrooms include a shower and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and fridges can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (complimentary) are also available.

  • In-room dining
  • Fridge available
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

A Buffet – This bar specialises in international cuisine.

The Bonefish House – This seafood restaurant specialises in international cuisine. Open selected days.

Room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A credit 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No lifts

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 40.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 20.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 40.00
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 20.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 40.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 20.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • Gala Dinner on 15 August per adult: EUR 40.00
  • Gala Dinner on 15 August per child: EUR 20.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 60 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: EUR 20.00 (one way)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 30.00 (subject to availability)
  • Refrigerator fee: EUR 20.00 per week
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 15 per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Barracuda Inn Resort Watamu
  • Barracuda Inn Resort
  • Barracuda Watamu
  • Barracuda Inn Resort Hotel
  • Barracuda Inn Resort Watamu
  • Barracuda Inn Resort Hotel Watamu

You should know

  • Barracuda Inn Resort offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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