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“The place to visit in South Coast Mombasa.”
Review of Swahili Beach

Swahili Beach
Ranked #23 of 51 Restaurants in Diani Beach
Cuisines: Indian
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Experience like no other, the staff are friendly, the sea side restaurant serves great food. Having a wedding, a Conference experience the tranquility of Swahili beach. The management have an eye of cleanliness, witnessed it first hand as the housekeeping team scrub away to maintain the sparkle and high standards of hygiene. The bathtub is a wow factor, tempted me to stay long hours in the bathtub. Traveling with kids, they will enjoy the enormous pool. Swahili, coming back with a group of friends and family. Cannot get enough of this hotel

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank SERAH K
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

It's a great location where I enjoyed chilling at the pool and having some drinks and snacks with friends several times already.
BUT recently I got shocked about their staff and/or policies. Me and my friends didn't expect a place like this being RACIST in the year 2017!!!
Me and several other white friends could use their facilities many times and eat/drink at Swahili Beach even without staying in the Resort itself. (Sometimes for a little usage fee for the pool area which is ok)
BUT just yesterday they didn't let my girlfriend in at all because her skin color obviously doesn't match to their polices. Telling her she can't enter which is unacceptable and just discriminating as a group of her (white) friends just got in an hour before without any hassle. Seems white people are treated different at this place and some local Kenyans (even they been there more than 10 times) are treated like humans of 2nd class. It's not just a fact that some staff (or maybe it's even a direction of the management?) is selecting their customer by the color of their skin, it's also the fact that their behavior is rude and disrespectful! It's shameful and it hurts to have things like this happen, especially for a girl that comes to Diani several times a year for holiday and needs to experience that treatment in her own country.
If this is really the management order I seriously need to think about if I will ever go there again, both the hotel and the restaurant, both with friends and my friends/colleagues/girlfriend ...

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank carana28
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

The swahili architecture is amazing, simply awesome.The rooms are spacious and well equipped, the food is great too....they have the most beautiful swimming pools.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank rmungairm
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

We spent two weeks in Diani and frequented Swahili several times. Great environment for a sun-downer. Helpful staff and good food..... Half price Pizza and cocktails on a Monday!!!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Ryan B
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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Mmmmm the food here is marvelous, so d,ont miss the chance to try! They have a real pizza oven and they are really good with the Italian food. The stuff is polite and helpfull! I was happy being there :)

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank mitzov
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