List of low cost hotels in Mombasa


Being able to get a classy and affordable hotel while on holiday at Mombasa is a dream come true for most of us. In this article, we are going to look at a list of low-cost hotels in Mombasa.

With the advent of Airbnb, there are still some of us who prefer hotels to stay in someone’s home. Therefore, it is good to have a little information on where to look if we happen to need one.

Here is the list of low-cost hotels in Mombasa

1. Pollmans Resort Mombasa


The first in our list of low-cost hotels in Mombasa Kenya is Pollman’s resort Mombasa. The hotel is in a strategic spot in Mombasa. It is only a hundred meters from both the Indian Ocean and Haller park, the best nature park in the region. The resort is also not too far from the Nyali centre.

The resort has luxury hotel rooms, Wifi, airport transfers and has 24-hour front desk assistance. Moreover, this resort has paid satellite Tv as well as private parking.

2. Severin Sea Lodge

This hotel is an excellent place to let yourself be and be pampered relax with a soothing massage, swim and windsurf. With a breeze directly from the beach in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean or enjoy the sweet life of doing nothing!

Away from this, the hotel offers varied entertainment and sports facilities like excursion programs and Severin safari camp.

The lowest amount that one can book in at this hotel is Ksh. 5801.

The Severin Sea Lodge is located on Bamburi Beach, directly on the Indian Ocean, and is decorated lovingly in traditional African style.

The round bungalows, the main building, and the two swimming pools are nestled amidst a beautiful palm garden.

The rooms and suites are decorated with handcrafted wood furniture and stylish African design.

3. Ziwa Beach Resort

Ziwa beach resort is a piece of paradise in Kenya. This hotel has fewer rooms as compared to the Severin sea lodge hotel. The hotel is on the Bamburi beach resort.

Life at the Ziwa/Bamburi Beach Resort is relaxed, and guests do little more than unwinding on the wooden dhow deck. The other addon of booking in at this hotel is that one can be able to get a vegetarian restaurant.

Their swimming pool is accessible from all the apartments as it has builtin cottages. The hotel has 137 positive reviews.

4. Prideinn Paradise

PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort in Mombasa is renowned as a first of its kind in the coastal region of Kenya. In 2018 it won the 2018 international travel awards. The hotel has 236 contemporary ensuite rooms with private balconies, in room safe, private bath among other features.

The hotel Offers world-class cuisine and a refreshing ambience, with two restaurants, a pool bar, and a disco lounge. Additionally, the hotel has many family entertainment activities for both adults and children.

The lowest amount that one can pay for a room currently at Prideinn paradise is Ksh.6369.

5. The Reef Hotel Mombasa

Reef Hotel Mombasa is rated as 3-star prices for 4-star services. The hotel has been in operation for 40 years serving its clients to its best. The hotel is Located adjacent to the best shopping malls, golf courts, restaurants, and clubs.

The cheapest room is the garden view room costing around Ksh. 8603/night. A sea view room will cost around USD.125/night. This is the hotel to go to if you want to rediscover the magic of Kenya.

While in Mombasa, be sure to check out these beautiful beaches in Mombasa

6. Plaza Beach Resort

Plaza beach resort is a small and privately owned family located at the beautiful stretch of Bamburi Beach. Here, one can experience authentic Kenyan hospitality. All its rooms have private balconies with twin beds.

I once stayed at this hotel and was surprised by how good this low cost hotel in Mombasa operates.

Other facilities in this hotel include:

  • Beach facing Pool
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business Centre
  • Hairdresser and beautician
  • Boutique
  • Spa
  • Restaurant, buffet and a la carte menu
  • Three Bars
  • Speciality thai a la carte menu
  • Beach Bistro

The lowest cost for booking into this hotel is Ksh.6948

7. Nyali Beach Holiday Resort

This hotel offers an environment perfectly designed for conferences, meetings, weddings or parties. Nyali beach holiday resort plans all events and compliments them with appropriate space, staff, and service. Their rooms are divided into three a standard room, deluxe room, and a villa.

The lowest booking cost is Ksh.8247 at Nyali beach holiday resort currently.

8. Cowrie Shell Apartments

The hotel is developed tastefully and has 85 elegantly furnished and service, luxury beachfront apartments.  This hotel ranks highest among the low-cost hotels in Mombasa. These apartments are located minutes away from everything. They offer a perfect holiday home as well as an excellent investment opportunity.

One can book a room starting at only Ksh.5840.

The apartments offer various luxurious facilities such as Gym and swimming pool.

9. Kahama Hotels Bamburi

Kahama hotel offers low-cost rooms to its customers. The hotel is ideally located just off the sandy Bamburi beach. The cheapest is Ksh.5977. All its rooms have the following features:

  • Modern Remote Control Air Conditioning
  • Clean En-suite Tiled Shower or Bath Tub
  • Choice of King-Size, Double & Twin-Size Beds
  • Full Mosquito Netting Curtain(s)
  • Satellite Television (DSTV) & Local TV Channels
  • Complimentary Bottled Mineral Water
  • Room Telephones
  • 24/7 Room Service

10. Kenya Bay Beach Hotel

Kenya Bay Beach Hotel in Mombasa also ranks on the list of cheap hotels in Mombasa. This hotel has one of the largest beach frontages on the Bamburi sandy beach.

This Exclusive hotel is built in a subtle blend of African and modern architecture offering a marvelous ambiance for a truly wonderful and relaxing beach vacation.

The unique combination of pleasant amenities, excellent hospitality, breathtaking scenery and the wonderful climate coupled with the laid back charm will make you want to come back again and again to this magical place.

Conclusion on Low-Cost hotels in Mombasa

The hotels listed above are just a snippet of all the big and low-cost hotels found in Kenya. Moreover, there are other cheaper options to stay at while visiting Mombasa such as Airbnb. Thanks for keeping it here, you can also check out our list of best hotels in Mombasa.

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