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Top tips for finding Mombasa hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Mombasa, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Mombasa in June and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Mombasa if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Mombasa hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Mombasa found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $20, while the most expensive was $176.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Mombasa for 5 days.
  • Mombasa is a seaport city on the Kenyan coast, popular for its proximity to the white-sand beaches along the Indian Ocean. Mombasa Beach is the perfect place to go for a dip, and there are many hotels in the area, including Mombasa Beach Hotel and Bahari Beach Hotel, both offering great ocean views.
  • Part of the city is located on Mombasa Island, including the Old Town, which is connected to the mainland through a causeway. There you’ll find Fort Jesus, the Spice Market, and other iconic attractions. There are many hotels in Mombasa’s Old Town to choose from, including some more affordable options such as New Palm Tree Hotel and Sheratton Regency Hotel.
  • Diani Beach is a popular beach resort about 18 miles south of Mombasa city center and a major attraction for travelers in the area as it has been consistently voted one of Africa’s leading beach destinations for a few years now. If you want to stay right in this idyllic area, try staying at Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa or Swahili Beach.
  • Haller Park is a nature park in Bamburi, northern Mombasa set in a former quarry. It’s a great spot for people looking to spot different plant and animal species. If you’d like to stay nearby, try Prideinn Hotel Nyali or Ocean View Nyali Boutique Hotel.
  • Nyali Beach area is also a popular place to stay, as it’s just south of Mombasa Beach and even closer to the Old Town. The scenic beach is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and just overall relaxing. If you stay at Nyali Sun Africa Beach Hotel & Spa, you will be conveniently located by these white sands, but you can also enjoy the great outdoor pool if you choose to.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Mombasa

  • What are the best hotels in the Bamburi area?

    There are several hotels in Mombasa’s Bamburi area that allow for travelers to stay somewhere alternative to the Old Town and Mombasa Beach areas. Kahama Hotel Mombasa, Kenya Bay Beach Hotel, and Severin Sea Lodge are all great beachfront hotels.

  • What if I just want a relaxed resort experience?

    If the city center is too crowded for you, you can always head to northern Mombasa and stay at the Serena Beach Resort and Spa, which is next to Mombasa Marine Park & Reserve and features a Swahili village-style. The rooms boast handcrafted furnishings and balconies with ocean views, breakfast and dinner are included, and you can relax at the lagoon-style outdoor pool that even has a swim-up bar.

  • Can I stay near Shimba Hills National Reserve?

    The Shimba Hills National Reserve is made up of coastal rainforest, woodland, and grassland as well, and it is perfect for those looking to explore and learn more about the local fauna and flora. If you stay at Amani Tiwi Beach Resort or Pinewood Beach Resort And Spa, you can make a day trip there as you’ll be just over an hour from there.

  • Can I stay close to the airport?

    If you’re flying into or out of Moi International Airport and you need a place to stay overnight that’s close by, opt for Jambo Village Hotel or White Castle Hotel, which are both just minutes away.

  • What are the best hotels near Nyali Beach?

    Nyali Beach being one of the most popular landmarks in Mombasa, many travelers enjoy staying close by. Nyali Beach Holiday Resort, Muthu Nyali Beach Hotel & Spa, Nyali, Mombasa and Leinmach House Nyali are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Mombasa?

    In the last 3 days, double rooms in Mombasa have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as $10. On average, the price for a double room is $103.

  • Are hotels in Mombasa safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Mombasa. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • How much is a hotel in Mombasa for tonight?

    In the last 3 hours, users have found Mombasa hotels for tonight for as low as $10. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $10 and 4-star hotels from $13.

  • How much is a hotel in Mombasa for this weekend?

    Looking to spend the weekend in Mombasa? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from $10 and 4-star hotels from $13. The cheapest deal overall was for $10 per night.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Mombasa?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Mombasa with free breakfast. Hotels with free breakfast in Mombasa include Pinewood Beach Resort and Spa, Hotel Sapphire, and Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Mombasa?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Mombasa districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Mombasa city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Mombasa hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Mombasa that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Plaza Beach Hotel, Regency Park Hotel and Regency Inn Tudor.

Where to stay in Mombasa?

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