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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights at this place. The 2 bedroom cottage is really cosy and has a lovely porch area which we like spending time at . The staff managing the place are extremely lovely and added to the experience of the stay. The chef was excellent and is really professional. The security guard will accompany us to get a... More 

Thank zsuki
DianiSky, Manager at Kitu Kidogo Cottages, responded to this review

I would like to apologise for the water issue. Our onsite staff reported the problem to us and we acted with immediate effect. The initial issue we thought was the pump. We then asked our staff to have a look at the water tanks. It was concluded that there had been no water from the mains for a few days.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

What a special place this is. We stayed in the two bedroom cottage and the air conditioning was a godsend as it has been very hot at this time of the year. I have been thinking of building my own property on the coast and this ticked every box. The build and furnishings were all very nice quality. The cottages... More 

Thank Ram200
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The location is fantastic afew minutes from the beach ,serene and also a walking distance from alibabas cave and forty thieves bar and restaurant.we really. Enjoyed our stay. We could even arrange meals to be cooked by resident chef for affordable prices.

Thank shubbz02
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

If there is an option of giving 6 stars, we would have done that! The cottage is superb in a few aspects: - Decoration and design: The cottage is a standalone house with beautiful designs. The wall paintings, the sofa table, and the washroom are well decorated. Not to mention the cottage comes with a private garden! The starry night... More 

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Nanyuki Town, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The house is beautiful! Fully equipped and only a 5 minute walk to a perfect white-sand beach. The supermarket is a 10 minute walk, but you can also take a tuktuk or a bodaboda. It was great to eat in the house and let Bruno, the chef, prepare the most delicious fish/prawns/lobster! We will definitely recommend this place!

Thank jorien2016
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Am still here right now,leaving tommorow.........man, I will definitely do this again and again and again!☺ anyone wishing to stay in Diani should consider this place plus the prices are more than affordable.

Thank Eva M
Arusha Region, Tanzania
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and our only regret was we didn't stay longer. Beautiful, peaceful and serene surroundings. Our cottage contained absolutely everything we needed. A perfect place to get away and unwind.

Thank Karen-and-Mike2014
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We were 4 ppl staying for 5 nights. Everything was just perfect: the house inside, interior, location and finally the price comparing to what diani offers. The staff was extremely friendly! Bruno made us perfect breakfasts and dinners) Air con worked very well and we always had hot water.

Thank Alexandra T
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

So me and my two best friends stayed at Kitu Kidogo. From the time we arrived to the cottage we were treated like we came home. Edith was there to receive us like you know when you go to visit your aunt or something :) These people are nice, everything was ready. We met with our chef Bruno and discussed... More 

Thank Selam K
Paris, France
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

We were 5 friends, spending the weekend in Diani. We absolutely loved our stay in Kitu Kidogo. The place is very well located, not far from everything (beach, shops, restaurants, etc) The house is very pretty, comfortable and well furnished. The garden is very pleasant. We were welcomed nicely and friendly by Edith and Bruno. Bruno cooked fresh sea food... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kitu Kidogo is an exclusive holiday retreat tucked away in a coastal indigenous forest that has been around for centuries. It comprises of two beautiful cottages made out of coral, sandstone and wood showing off the various textures of the ancient Swahili coastline. Each cottage is dressed with intricately hand carved Lamu furniture, Rajhastani and South African soft furnishings and Afghani and Ethiopian wool Rugs. The walls reflect our travels around the globe. Each wall piece has been carefully selected to fit in with the theme of the cottage giving the spaces an exotic but at the same time a harmonious look. The palm lamp shades highlight the beauty of each piece with its soft glow. What the cottage evokes is memories of the old Africa influenced by the spice trade route! Kitu Kidogo is ideal for families, groups and couples. If you are looking for comfort, style, privacy and personalized service then this is the perfect holiday home for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kitu Kidogo Cottages

Address: Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $74 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The two bedroom cottage is much much better than the one bedroom one”
 of 5 bubbles timom746, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The bedroom on the right is a bigger room.... but smaller room very comfortable too. The lighting is a little dark in both rooms, the air conditioning was such a plus in both bedrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles JacquelineG349, 13 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Kitu Kidogo is very private and uncrowded with two cottages and 5 minutes walk to the beach its irresistible”
 of 5 bubbles 506AndrewK, 13 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Both rooms great!”
 of 5 bubbles JulieMombasa, 27 May 2013 | Read review
“The bigger cottage is a bit pricier, but very much worth it!”
  • Our room when we arrived
  • The Firimbi Cottage from the driveway
 of 5 bubbles SolanaK, 24 Oct 2011 | Read review
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