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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I was looking forward to this short holiday. After checking numbers of the hotels,we chose Swahili beach resort. And it was great decision! Room was great (the upgraded our room!),breakfast & dinner excellent with good varieties of food (especially at dinner at the bar next to the ocean),architecture amazing and the pools are just breath taking! Staff are very positive...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful white sand beach, explore reef rock pools for sea creatures, have a cocktail and lunch on the beach, swim in the cascading infinite pools, get a massage with ocean views and fresh ocean breeze at the spa and many more activities, Swahili Beach Resort has it all. Look out for curious monkeys. 🐒

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are considering using it as our official hotel description. We are pleased you enjoyed the experience. Have a peaceful and joyous 2017. Regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were well received from the entrance of the hotel even as non residents and that was really nice. We were directed to the beach bar and restaurant. Noted the beautiful wide walkways at the entrance of the hotel and paths leading to the restaurant. Very clean and airy. There are many pools with one even leading up to a...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stayed at Swahili with my entire family for Christmas. The set up of the hotel and cleanliness is impressive. the front desk staff led by Jeff were very helpful in helping us organise tours and make room changes. The food was well prepared and there was quite a variety though I would have appreciated having more local dishes on...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

a beautiful tranquil place ,they are responsive and efficient, they even let my 3 year old sing with the band ! the pools are gorgeous and many, the beach is clean and quiet , the rooms are well designed and child friendly

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Happy New Year. Thank you for the 5-star review. The team and I are delighted that you had a pleasant stay with us during your last visit. Hopefully, we have started your 3 year old on a successful and lucrative singing career. We take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a pleasant 2017. Best regards,...

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is designed tastefully with beautiful rooms and a very appealing ambiance. The food is average. As for service I believe they can do so much better. It is also Not too far from the Ukunda airstrip which is convenient for travellers.

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Swahili Beach. We strive to ensure that both our food and service are constantly improving. We have taken note of your comments. Best wishes for the New Year. Warm regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of the most beautiful hotels I saw during my visit to Kenya. We just dropped in for lunch. Our waiter was William and he was so polite, friendly and gave us the best service. Food was delicious and there was plenty to choose from. The flowing swimming pools were one of its kind. Beautiful hotel to relax and have...

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to have a meal at Swahili Beach. We are glad you enjoyed it and found the hotel both beautiful and relaxing. Thank you also for recognising one of our star performers. I have shared your comments with him and he is very grateful that you appreciated his service. I take this opportunity to wish...

Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our first time visit over Christmas 2016 with family (and young kids) was great! The overall design and architecture of the resort including the rooms is superb and unparalleled. The rooms have been designed in a most unique style. A very uniquely designed cascading pool system rolls all the way to the beach providing ample space and choice of elevation...

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review. The entire Team is delighted that we made your stay both memorable and enjoyable. I have shared your special appreciation with Naomi, Melody and Anne and yours truly is also very appreciative of your mention. We look forward to your next visit and wish you and your family a prosperous and peaceful...

Reviewed 27 December 2016

The swahili yet elegant architecture amazing, the inter joined pool was nothing short of impressive, the food was something for everyone, friendly staff, the beach was private and super clean, the general relaxing and luxe aura was cool. Anyone looking for a relaxed luxe beach vacay this is the place to be

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Swahili Beach. We are delighted to note that you had a pleasant and relaxing stay. We look forward to hosting you again soon and take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a joyous 2017. Best regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

From the time we entered Swahili Beach, our eyes met with style, comfort and the best hospitality you could think of! The ambiance is to die for! I especially loved the superior rooms with baraza beds,they were spacious enough to accommodate my family. My kids enjoyed jumping from one pool to the other! They were spoilt for choice! From the...

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Swahili Beach. We are delighted that you had a 5-star experience with us and enjoyed not only the architecture of the hotel, but also our service, the rooms and the ambiance. We are also glad to read that your children had a great...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swahili Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach Road | Diani-Mombasa, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $207 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swahili Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Diani Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Request for room 1.Has a view of the ocean and a nice relaxing area on the rooftop.”
 of 5 bubbles carolinemD7482WC, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Low numbers nearer reception. Superior rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles AngeliqueArtist, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lower numbers are nearer main building. Worth the extra for a superior room on ground floor with double doors onto private terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles theberber, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Superior rooms-quite spacious”
 of 5 bubbles charlesgmaina, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor seemed to be cooler than those upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles nekjo2008, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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