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Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

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Diani Beach Road | P.O.Box 90521, Galu Beach, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are in good condition and the staff service is excellent, including the breakfast and dinners. It is located on a lovely, quiet stretch of beach that isn't too overrun with annoying Beach Boys, though there are some. Pool is in nice shape and the pool bar had some nice choices. Wifi signal pretty solid, at least in the common... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Peaceful, stunning location, fantastic service, non commercial and rustic! Lovely rooms, rooms with butler service available at a nominal charge. Beautiful unspoilt beach.. Recommend that people fly into Ukunda airport in Diani, South Coast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

First timers in Kenya, we came here for our honeymoon. We were left speechless on how good this resort is. It is simply gorgeous. The staff will bend over backwards to help us. You will see a sign with your name welcoming you as you go in, flowers on your bed and champagne at the bedside. The hotel is arranged... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We spent two lovely weeks in Pinewood in February. Our stay was just perfect. The hotel beach is stunning, food was just delicious and the room was extremely comfortable. Pinewood is everything you could ask for. We would like to thank to all the staff for their hard work, we always felt very welcome and we would definitely come back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Idyllic setting overlooking a pristine white sandy beach, food to meet all tastes, excellent service with nothing too much trouble for the ever helpful staff. Well out of town and free from the noise and bustle. The hotel has an agreement with the beach boys and they do not trouble you if you're not interested in buying from them. all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I visited pinewood after 5 days of safari, on which we had to wake up at 5 every morning, it was a great place to relax, there are lots of facilities on site for entertainment. Personally I loved sitting at the pool bar.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

To all the guys at pinewood thanks for yet another great holiday hope more people start coming to your fantastic resort very soon As we did not feel we were in any kind of danger the whole lime in diani great resort great beach great staff & cheeky monkeys lol

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Visiting Pinewood after 8 days safari was an excellent decision! Directly at beach with perfect pool, massage, surfing and snorkeling, also highly appreciated by the kids. Restaurant quality was above expectation and lodges are spacious and clean. Good wifi and businnes facilities and truly outstanding people and service. We hope tourism will increase soon and these guys will be able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been to Pinewood Beach Hotel twice and had a fabulous holiday on both occasions. The staff are so friendly and helpful, hotel beautiful and location stunning. Very relaxing. diving and watersports available. Beautiful grounds around the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We visited this hotel to relax after spending 3 nights in the masai mara. The journey to the hotel wasn't all that conferting but expected when visiting Kenya. We arrived to what you would consider tropical heaven, wonderful open villa style properties with trees and flowers everywhere. The rooms where lovely and spacious with our own varanda and a regular... More 

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