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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife, two small children and I stayed at the Diani Beach Resort and what a great time we had. We were originally scheduled to fly into Ukunda but JamboJet canceled their flight and sent us to Mombasa and offered a shuttle bus to the hotel. After a hot 1.5 hours it would nice to arrive to the Diani Beach... More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The friendliest and most helpful staff I have ever met throughout the world. The hotel has its problems but they are always sorted quickly. Meals are romantically outside every few days and items from the kitchen are served at your table some nights. A lot of improvements since last year with safes and fridges now with no extra charges and... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Diani Sea Resort is a smaller resort on Diani Beach - but one that is both beautiful and serene. The staff were very kind and helpful. The highlights included a trip out to the coral reefs (some of the best snorkeling I have ever done!), and peaceful massages by the ocean (for only 1,400 KSH)! Overall had a great stay.... More 

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Thank rsammut
Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear RSammut, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, the reef and the massage and hope to welcome you here again soon Kind regards, The Kampa Family More 

Bearsden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our room had everything we needed for a comfortable stay (one channel on TV but the football was often on the main tv near reception). The entertainment crew were great, particularly Elizabeth. They kept my 15 year old occupied with water polo, beach volleyball and other activities. My other son was equally happy with the hotel, he ate constantly so... More 

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Thank DGourlay61
Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear DGourlay, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay and everything Diani has to offer. We hope to welcome you here again soon Kind regards, The Kampa Family More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here for a week with our teenage sons. It is a relatively small hotel and wasn't very bust when we were there. The public areas are vey pleasant, especially the outdoor eating areas and terraces. The food was good, with a great selection, though not too much. Always local dishes on offer as well as pasta etc. The... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear PJRG79, Thank you for taking the time for writing this nice review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay overall and hope that you come to see us again soon to enjoy the improvements we are making to the rooms. Kind regards, The Kampa Family More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

My partner and I stayed here for 6 days after a safari and had such a relaxing, wonderful time. The staff are really friendly and helpful, the hotel is clean and the rooms are spacious with all the amenities you would expect. The pool area is lovely, the beach is gorgeous and protected to an extent by security. There are... More 

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Thank Ange R
Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ange R. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you here again soon. Kind regards, The Kampa Family More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This one of best hotels have been good and scenic place with good services ,quite for family with a lot of leisure amenities . would recommend if you looking to travel you consider this place.The have very friendly staff

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kisulum Thank you for this delightful review. We hope you come to see us again soon. Karibu, The Kampa Family More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have stayed at Diani Sea resort since 1999 every year and before was staying at diani sea lodge. this year i make mistake of booking leopard beach resort and it was a problem. I was very sour with the service and food there so checked out and TUI help me to go to diani sea resort again. I was... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Otto B, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay. You are absolutely correct, that we do not have the espresso machine any longer. It was an instant machine and the taste was not very good. We therefore now have a "real" machine, which sadly already does... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful holiday here at this lovely hotel. Had Pool and sea view and loved hearing the waves when the tide was in from our balcony. i am a vegeterarian but plenty of choices. Drink choices on AI was great ... and some lovely cocktails. Good entertainment every night. Great seeing the monkeys around the trees. There are... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Linda B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for mentioning the staff that made your stay special. We hope to welcome you here again soon, The Kampa Family More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a wonderful time with our family over august at Amani Tiwi. The welcome reception was one of a kind with the GM welcoming almost each guest as they checked in. The place is perfect for family holidays , with a long swimming pool fit for kids to enjoy all day long. We also enjoyed the lively entertainment in... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear DuaraSafaris, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with Amani, but hope to welcome you at Diani Sea Resort the next time. Kind regards, The Kampa Family More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the most beautiful unspoiled crystal white sandy beaches on the south coast of Kenya. The expansive compound is shaded by coconut palm and a myriad of exotic tropical trees & flowers; the resort offers the ultimate tropical paradise. Animal life abounds in the compound and various varieties of monkeys can be seen jumping around in the vicinity. Bright white against the blue sky, the hotel has 170 rooms. The rooms are of 3 main categories: Standard rooms with garden view, Family rooms & Bahari rooms with sea/pool view. All rooms have TVs, coffee/tea making facilities, mini bars are in the Bahari rooms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diani Sea Resort

Address: Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $86 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Diani Sea Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 170
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Also Known As:
Diani Sea Hotel Ukunda
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
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“For a few extra dollars on check-in you are able to get a room closer to the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Greg_H_DC, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view or if handicapped ask for a room near reception and ask for Ramos to be put down”
 of 5 bubbles 738rosied, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor makes access quicker Ask for a safe key at £1.50 a day for the peace of mind. take pounds, euros or dollars with you.”
 of 5 bubbles DGourlay61, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in the hotel all the time, walk on the beach, interact with locals & don't leave food lying around - the monkeys will steal it.”
 of 5 bubbles PJRG79, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with a garden view (the cheapest option) but could still see the pool and the beach - even just the garden view is beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles 943anger, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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