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Lion in the Sun Hotel

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
Marine Park Road, Malindi, 80200, Kenya
4.5 out of 5 rating 37 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Lion in the Sun Hotel in Malindi, you'll be by the sea, within a 15-minute drive of Malindi Beach and Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi. This 5-star resort is 17.9 mi (28.8 km) from Watamu Beach and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Marine Park.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 15 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and private pools. Your memory foam bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Kitchens are outfitted with refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment.


Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can soak up the sun at the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities including a health club and an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this Art Deco resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands. The complimentary beach shuttle makes getting to the surf and sand a breeze.


Grab a bite to eat at the MAIN RESTAURANT, a restaurant where you can take in the garden view, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at the beach bar, the poolside bar, or one of 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-in, and express check-out. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Marine Park - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Crocodile and Snake Farm - Malindi - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Silversands Beach - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Malindi Beach - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Portuguese Chapel - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Vasco da Gama Pillar - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Mambrui Beach - 23.6 km / 14.7 mi
Arabuko Sokoke Forest - 25.7 km / 15.9 mi
Mida Creek - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Ruins of Gedi - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Watamu Beach - 28.8 km / 17.9 mi
Bio-Ken Snake Farm - 28.8 km / 17.9 mi
Watamu Marine National Park - 29.4 km / 18.3 mi
Prawn Lake - 30.4 km / 18.9 mi
Hells Kitchen - 45.3 km / 28.2 mi

The preferred airport for Lion in the Sun Hotel is Malindi (MYD) - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Hair salon
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Health club
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free beach shuttle
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Private beach nearby
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Turkish bath/Hammam
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • -Beach umbrellas
  • -Restaurant
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden
  • -Beach bar
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel