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Severin Sea Lodge

An oasis of calm and relaxation at the Indian Ocean on the North Coast of Mombasa.

  • Rooms
  • Room Categories
    Karibu Class, Comfort Class, Junior Suites, Suites
  • Food
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Severin Sea Lodge is an oasis of calm and recreation in an extensive palm garden. The hotel is located directly on the shores of the Indian Ocean on Bamburi Beach, approximately 12 kilometres from Mombasa Town and 20 kilometres from the airport. Mombasa is the second largest city of Kenya and is famous for the Portuguese fortress Fort Jesus and the Elephant Tusks. Airport transfers in our comfortable and air-conditioned mini buses are organized by our team on request.


Our hotel has been constructed with loving care in the traditional Swahili style: the round bungalows, the main buildings and the two swimming pools are harmoniously located within a vast grove of palms. Our rooms and suites are equipped with handmade wooden furniture and designed in a classic natural style.


Severin Sea Lodge has 188 rooms divided into different categories: the comfortable Karibu Class rooms in traditional Arab style, the luxurious Comfort Class rooms and suites with custom carved Lamu furnishings. All our rooms and suites offer:
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito nets
  • Anti-allergy bedding
  • Telephone and W-LAN access
  • Hair dryer and toiletries
  • Room safe
  • Dressing table
  • Room service and wake up service

Karibu Class (standard rooms) located in the main building

All rooms with double beds, bath room with shower, lounge area, balcony or terrace.

Karibu Class (standard rooms) located in bungalows

Same facilities as in the main building. In addition, these rooms are equipped with a mini bar. Some rooms have a king size bed.

Comfort Class (deluxe rooms)

Rooms are equipped with double beds, bath room with Walk-In shower, ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, Plasma flat TV with large monitor and multi-channel TV selection, lounge area, balcony or terrace.

Junior Suites

The two junior suites are equipped with bedroom and queen size beds, separate lounge area with sofa bed, Walk-In wardrobe, and a bath room with Walk-In shower, tea and coffee making facilities, minibar, Plasma flat TV with large monitor and multi-channel TV selection and two balconies.

Kitani Suite

The Kitani Suite with Ocean view offers a spacious bedroom with bath room, two hand wash basins and bidet. Additionally there is a living room equipped with precious Lamu furniture, a kitchenette with coffee- and tea making facility, a balcony and a terrace. It is possible to reserve a Comfort Class room with connecting door to the Kitani Suite.

Royal Suite

The Royal Suite offers a bedroom with queen size bed and dressing room, a large living area with lounge and sofa bed, a bath room with Walk-In shower, two hand wash basins with bidet, kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities, balcony with Ocean view.


Host your meeting or conference at Severin Sea Lodge and benefit from the first-class service and technology that adapt perfectly to your individual needs and your communication requirements. The Makutano Conference Center is suitable for up to 200 guests with variable seating facilities. We always tailor every program to your unique budget, group size, corporate objectives and preferences. Therefore, we carefully plan each individual package with you, to ensure that every requirement is met. Please contact us for a personalized offer.


For the last 35 years Severin Sea Lodge has been renowned for its hospitality to its regular guests, who enjoy the excellent cuisine and the friendly and considerate service. The hotel was awarded by TÜV Rhineland in Germany, an internationally well-known certification company, for its first class service. For us it is very important to offer our guests fresh and high quality food. Our vegetables and fruits come from our own biological farm, the Seba Farm, where no artificial fertilizers are used. The Kisima Restaurant has been upgraded to reflect the high quality and service that Severin Sea Lodge has become famous for. It is open for buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the evening. Our dinners differ from set a la carte menus to themed buffet nights. Breakfast from 07.00 am until 10.00 am, lunch from 12.30 pm until 02.30 pm, dinner from 07.00 pm until 09.00 pm. The Safari Bistro is situated next to the Safari Bar and has an Italian theme to its menu, specializing in pizza and pasta. Open for lunch and dinner, also serves late riser's breakfast. The Safari Bistro also offers ice cream and pastries. Open from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm. IMANI Dhow Restaurant is an old stranded sailing dhow with award winning á¡ la carte seafood and international cuisine. Open from 07:00 pm until 10:30 pm. The Safari Bar with an amazing 360° bar counter: a lively meeting point for refreshments of your choice and pre dinner cocktails. We also offer freshly made Cappuccino and Espresso Coffees. Open from 09:00 am until 01:00 am. The Swing Bar overlooks the beach and serves cocktails, fresh fruit smoothies and regular bar drinks. Open from 09.00 am until midnight. Johari Roof Terrace (seasonal) open for cosy sundowners and special events (on request). Meal Plan offered - Bed & Breakfast, Half Board and Full Board. Room service from 07:00 am until 09:30 pm.


  • 24-hour reception with currency exchange service
  • Shopping arcade with souvenir shop, mini supermarket, Jewellery, wood carving shop and hair dressing salon
  • Hotel doctor clinic with daily consulting hours (except Sundays and public holidays)
  • Two designated areas of the hotel show satellite television
  • Internet Cafá© Bush Drum with computers and W-LAN access free of charge troughout the hotel
  • Taxi service available 24 hours and airport transfers
  • Laundry and dry cleaning service


Two swimming pools (one with Jacuzzi and one with counter current) with comfortable pool beds and daily fresh towels are available for our guests. The KENBALI wellness and fitness area offers a reception, two individual massage rooms (for single and double treatment) and a dressing suite. For Work Outs our guests can use the professional training equipment from Precor (treadmill, cross trainer, stepper, bike and weight bench). Enjoy a relaxing massage after your Work Out and select an individual treatment from our Relaxing Menu. In an exclusive ambience you are pampered with African oils and experience a place of calm and relaxation. Our animation team organises various activities like chess tournaments, archery, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, water aerobics and jogging. For avid golfers we can gladly secure a start time at the 18-hole Nyali golf course. Severin Sea Lodge accommodates the Baracuda Diving School, one of the best diving schools in Mombasa. Specially trained PADI diving experts will show you the wonders of the offshore coral reef. Daily diving excursions to Kenya's National Marine Park are offered. We provide tours with a glass-bottom boat from where you can experience one of the world's last naturally existing coral gardens. Ambitious water sports enthusiasts have the possibility of sail boarding and catamaran-sailing while the passionate deep sea fisher can enjoy the fishing on the blue seas.

Honeymoon extras:

  • Welcome cocktail on arrival
  • Two bottels of sparkling wine
  • Flowers and fruit basket with fresh tropical fruits in your room
  • Romantic honeymoon candle light dinner on the award winning Imani Dhow (excl. drinks)
  • Free upgrade to next room category
  • Free upgrade to suite for the bright (surcharge for groom applies)