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Watano House Opposite Petrol Station Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Golf Course
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Watano is nothing short of a five star experience in a vintage villa. The staff are very warm, welcoming and professional. The chef is a fantastic, he's a master of the kitchen. All his meals are finger liking good. The rooms are very specious and...More

Thank Steve Martin K
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I can't rave enough about Watano House and the staff. The house was beautifully prepared in and out on arrival. The rooms are so clean, the property didn't have a palm frond out of place. The staff are so welcoming and friendly and ensured we...More

Thank BarbaraJoubert
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I just returned from 5 nights in this lovely home. The staff are the friendliest people you would like to meet when arriving a this little slice of paradise. Coming from chaos of Nairobi I got my first good night's sleep there. The staff pull...More

Thank permanent-wanderlust
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Watano House is lovely beach front house and is very suitable for family with kids, or a group of friends, actually could really be good for a family reunion as it has plenty of room for almost 14 people with most rooms being ensuite. The...More

Thank 172julietteg
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Watano House is a beautiful old house, not as lovely as you see on pictures but still lovely. We were a group of 10 friends and we had an amazing time. The staff are a bunch of lovely old folks who cater to your every...More

Thank Susan G
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Description
Watano Beach House is a large 8 bedroom beachfront villa with a private swimming pool. Behind the beach house are several smaller guesthouses with beach access. The property is centrally situated on Kenya's ...More most beautiful beach, walking distance from shops and restaurants. All houses are fully furnished and fully staffed with well equipped kitchens. The rest of the world simply fades away as you gaze out at the vast Indian ocean from the lush palm filled gardens. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$187 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$187 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
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Room & Suite (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"all rooms are about the same except the master which is HUGE"
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"There is only one room downstairs with air conditioning but you don't really need air conditioning. The..."
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"balcony suite definitely where its at."
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"The Dolly House was very dirty - the main house looked amazing however"
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