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Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm

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Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas
Outdoor pool

Overview of Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm

Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm

3.0 star property
Beachfront resort in Watamu with outdoor pool, restaurant

6.0/10 Good

4 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
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Jacaranda Road, Kembe Kibabamshe 367, Watamu, Kilifi County

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Malindi (MYD) - 31 min drive
  • Mombasa (MBA-Moi Intl.) - 113 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Papa Remo - 12 min walk
  • Lo Spuntino - 15 min walk
  • Come Back Club - 17 min walk
  • Smart Dishes Restaurant - 19 min walk
  • Barracuda Inn - 19 min walk

About this property

Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm

Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm offers a private beach where you can enjoy beach umbrellas, beach massages and sunloungers. Guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials and body scrubs, and the outdoor pool provides fun for everyone. The restaurant is a great spot for a bite to eat, and cold drinks are served at the bar/lounge. A poolside bar, a seasonal outdoor pool and a snack bar/deli are other highlights at this Colonial resort.

Languages

English, French, Italian, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 19 units
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • 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

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 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 9:00 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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Private dining
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (late night)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Ropes course
  • Ecotours nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2009
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Accessibility

  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, facials and body scrubs.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: USD 20 (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle transfer per child: USD 10 (one-way), from 3 to 10 years old

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 80 per person (one-way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • TV service is available for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Cots/infant beds are available for USD 10.0 per day
  • Airport shuttle service for children costs USD 80 (one-way)
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from June to March
  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

Policies

<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm Watamu
Life St.Thomas Royal Palm Watamu
Life St.Thomas Royal Palm
Life St Thomas Royal Palm
Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm Resort
Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm Watamu
Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm Resort Watamu

Frequently asked questions

Does Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm 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 that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
As of 5 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm on 16 February 2023 start from S$146, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 80 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm and nearby?
Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm has a private beach and an outdoor pool, as well as spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Papa Remo (12-min walk), Amandina (2.1 mi) and Crab Shack Dabaso Mida Restaurant (2.6 mi).
Does Life Resort St.Thomas Royal Palm have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.

Reviews

6.0

Good

8.0/10

Cleanliness

7.0/10

Staff & service

5.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

6.0/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

8/10 Very good

St Thomas December visit
The general conditions are good, rooms are nice and clean and airconditioners works well. Pool is Nice and clean. Food was good although no meat ( bacon and sausages) for breakfast in last 3 days of visit. Management does not adjust to needs - we were keen on Tusker Lite and although the resort is between Malindi and Watamu, they could never procure this. Chef’s cooking is good. We booked a family unit and it was only revealed to me that these units are under renovation in two days before we visited, when I called to confirm details. Smaller rooms were offered in stead. Overall good experiences, the resort has a nice look, but the maintenance needs to pick up. It was a very relaxing visit.
Jacobus, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Watamu 2022
The service was amazing! From manager Edwin to all the restaurant staff! The apartment was lacking a lot! The tv wasn’t working our entire stay which was 4 day, the shower was not working properly, and the kettle wasn’t working at all.
Yusra, 3-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

The stay was generally okay There was not much food variety on the menu and it was highly priced considering that it was just okay/ average Besides that the hotel was generally pocket friendly thogh they need to improve on the food and drinks variety available The access road to the hotel was terrible and actually wrecked my car's suspension which was barely 3 months old. Best to take a tours car
Dennis, 4-night trip
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2/10 Poor

AVOID, stay away! Firstly the location is wrong, 30 USD to get to the next town by taxi. The Road to the hotel is terrible, extremely bumpy. Beds are hard. This is not a four star hotel. Food is bad. Save your money, go somewhere else.
Valene, 7-night trip
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