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Swahili Beach Resort

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Certificate of Excellence
Swahili Beach is much more than meets the eye. Culture and history provide its very soul. From the architecture and the aromas to the music, it teases the senses. Drawing you in.
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Free Internet
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Park View
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Getting there
Ukunda Airport2 km
Moi Intl Airport29 km
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All reviews cascading pools spice route beautiful architecture beach bar beautiful hotel south coast guest relations front office staff rooms are huge superior room breakfast and dinner samosas main restaurant swahili style special thanks half board large pool
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a wonderfully relaxing stay leading up to the Christmas period. All staff incredibably friendly and keen to assist to ensure the stay met expectations. Work in progress within the main central hotel area by way of redecoration and general maintenance, but not inconvenient. Also...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far one of the best hotels i have visited in Diani, Coast. The hotel is unique in that it is designed to bring out the swahili architecture. The rooms are well set with landscaping that is beautifully thought through and a breathtaking...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank Mududa
Response from Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your great review of Swahili Beach Resort - Diani. It is always pleasing and fulfilling for my Team and I to receive feedback from our guests about their stay. I am pleased we met your expectations. As the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you truly want to disconnect, have amazing food, amazing service, amazing beach views, and rooms that will make you realize you are actually at the coast of Kenya then Swahili beach is for you. The architecture, the decoration is a reflection of the coast...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank mikebluestar
Response from Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Asante sana for taking time to share your experience from your stay with us at Swahili Beach Resort - Diani. The Team and I appreciate our positive feedback. This gives us the motivation to keep doing what we do and ensure that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am still at the hotel even as I write this review, and believe me, it is impressive. To begin with, it is unique, the decor is so different from any other hotel I have been to. When we arrived, the reception area was drab,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank iceark
Response from Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I am extremely touched that you would take time from the enjoyment of your holiday to write a review a bout your ongoing stay with us. I must sincerely apologise for the delayed response, as I would have liked to have met you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful resort with large, clean and beautiful rooms. Many great places to relax by the pools in the sun or shade - and also some that are more private. As well a close walk into the town. We found that the breakfast offerings were good...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Gobez M
Response from Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share a review on your recent stay at Swahili Beach Resort - Diani. We appreciate you feedback regarding our rooms and our breakfast. We are glad that you took time to sample the destination including restaurants in...More

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October 9, 2018|
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Response from Rani S | Reviewed this property |
Swahili Beach Resort Have this problem, they take a long time to get back to you. Honestly this and the long wait to check in are the only drawbacks. The rest is beautiful surroundings and the friendliest staff you could... More
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Response from 371saritah | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - am sorry we didn’t do any water activities. The hotel has a wonderful spa and trained masseuses- I recommend it
Room Tips
"Top floors have an excellent view"
Oct. 1, 2018
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"I think they all face the ocean."
Sep. 14, 2018
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"Top floors obviously have a good view"
Sep. 11, 2018
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"If you want it quiet, choose rooms away from the beachfront because of the music form the bar."
Jun. 8, 2018
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US$148 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
KenyaCoast ProvinceUkundaDiani Beach
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