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January 22, 2019

Kenyan hotels among best in Africa

KENYAN hotels have been named among the top 25 hotels in Africa in this year's Traveller's Choice Awards by US travel portal Tripadvisor.

Two local beaches, Diani and Watamu were ranked positions three and 14 respectively among 25 best beaches in the continent.

The Maji Beach Boutique Hotel in Diani, South Coast was ranked 15th in the top 25 boutique hotels in Africa in the annual awards last Wednesday.

In the top 25 hotels category, Kenya bagged three awards with Kola Beach Resort in Malindi at 20th position, Medina Palms in Watamu at number 21 and Pinewood Beach Resort and Spa at 24.

DusitD2 Nairobi was ranked ninth in the top hotels, bargain, bed and breakfast and Inns, luxury, service and small hotels category.

The online portal gives travellers a platform to share their experiences and rate hospitality services globally.

It then combines tourists' reviews annually to create a choice list in categories including luxury hotels, bargain hotels, restaurants, beaches and destinations.

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