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The Lawford Kenya

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On the beach, white sand, beach massages, beach bar
2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
Superior Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Ocean View (PAA / TWIGA) | Terrace/patio

Overview of The Lawford Kenya

Entire home

The Lawford Kenya

3.5 star property
Malindi beachfront villa with 2 outdoor pools and beach bar

10,0/10 Exceptional

2 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Lamou Road, C/o Lawford's, Malindi, Kilifi County, 80200

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Malindi (MYD) - 12 min drive


  • Papa E Chakula - 4 min walk
  • Stars n Garters - 5 min walk
  • Simba Dishes - 6 min walk
  • Karen Blixen - 7 min walk
  • Fermento Disco Bar - 7 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Lawford Kenya

A great choice for a stay in Malindi, The Lawford Kenya is just 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the airport. After splashing around at the 2 outdoor pools, you can unwind with a drink at the beach bar. Other highlights include a snack bar/deli, a terrace, and a garden.


English, Italian, Spanish, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • 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 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property amenities


  • On the beach
  • Beach massages


  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Massages


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Family friendly

  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–11:30 AM: USD 10.00 for adults and USD 6.00 for children
  • 1 beach bar
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service available


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Towels provided


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite service

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Desk
  • Conference space (1615 square feet)


  • Air conditioning


  • No pets or service animals


  • No elevators
  • Soundproofing
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • In-room massages
  • Golf caddy
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free bottled water

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Next to a golf course
  • In the city center
  • In the historical district
  • In a state park

Things to do

  • 9 holes of golf
  • Golf lessons nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • 30 rooms
  • Individually furnished
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms avaliable

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 10.00 for adults and USD 6.00 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 50 (subject to availability)

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between May 15 and June 15.

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

The Lawford
The Lawford Kenya Villa
The Lawford Kenya Malindi
The Lawford Kenya Villa Malindi

Frequently asked questions

Is The Lawford Kenya currently open?
The property is closed between May 15 and June 15.
Does The Lawford Kenya offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Lawford Kenya does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Lawford Kenya?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Lawford Kenya?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at The Lawford Kenya?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Lawford Kenya?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Lawford Kenya?
You can check in from 2:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 50 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at The Lawford Kenya and nearby?
The Lawford Kenya has 2 outdoor pools and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Lawford Kenya?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Papa E Chakula (4-min walk), Stars n Garters (5-min walk), and Simba Dishes (6-min walk).
What's the area around The Lawford Kenya like?
The Lawford Kenya is in the heart of Malindi, a short 10-minute walk from Malindi Beach and 16 minutes' walk from Portuguese Chapel.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Satishchandra, 4-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic hotel, with great value for money. The service is excellent!
Eirik V, 11-night trip with friends
Verified guest review