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Diamonds Dream of Africa

4.0 of 5 Casuarina Road | P.O. Box 68, Malindi, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mombasa, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions of the hotel were good but service was terrible. I think the hotel was very understaffed. Pool attendant was hardly available. We had to constantly go And look for him to arrange beds for us near the pool. Drinks service by the pool was also very poor. Waiters were scarcely available. On the second day when we asked... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

When we first arrived at Dream of Africa it all seemed really nice. Staff are really friendly and the rooms are very nice and comfortable. The whole place is dated. It feels like they have done nothing to update, refresh (apart from a coat of paint here and there) or bring in anything new for 10 or more years. The... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The place has 5 star facilities but they need to invest more in service. Also given the price they would do well to include abit more variety in beers offered in the all inclusive package and not just tusker.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I stayed here during a family holiday and didn't want to leave!! It's an outstanding hotel in a gorgeous setting. The staff were simply amazing and catered to our ever whim with a smile. Everyone we came into contact with was friendly, helpful and made our stay even more special. The food was delicious and there was so much variety!... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Found this as a nice place to relax. It is an ideal spot for weddings and honeymoon as per the way it is set up. It is shares a property with its sister hotel so if you have a big crowd that cannot afford this hotel they can easily stay in the in the sister hotel Le Gemma which is... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Orignally booked in the hotel next door, we were upgraded due to the tragic downturn in tourism in the coastal resorts of Kenya. First Kenya does have problems, but malindi and the people of Malindi are so far away from this. our arrival and stay was truly amazing, after spending the prior week in tented camps, flushing toilets (with petals... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights over the Madaraka holidays and men I was thoroughly impressed. It's a nice and quiet place to relax and have a good time, whether alone or in a group. The food was very fresh and fantastically cooked! Loved the bitings provided throughout the day. I swear I grew fatter in those two days :-) Rooms... More 

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Mechelen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We orginally booked the Sandies next door but as it is low season we were re-booked (free of charge) to the DOA. We personnaly enjoy the quite but were afraid it would be too quite... We'll it was surely quite but we enjoyed every second of it. I would defintely recommend this hotel and certainly in low season. Still 36°C,... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We didn't originally book this hotel. Three times after the Foreign Office warnings about Mombassa (where we were supposed to go) we reject this place as a viable option as an alternative. When we finally had to accept it, and based on what we really wanted and had booked, we did so with some trepiadtion. One of the conditions that... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

This place is very nice. From the arrival, the staff was very friendly and we felt really welcomed. We decided to upgrade to a suite S3 which was really worth the additional money. The room and the separate lounge are extensive and the direct access to the restaurant, swimming pool and beach is really good when you have a little... More 

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Address: Casuarina Road | P.O. Box 68, Malindi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Malindi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Diamonds Dream of Africa 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
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Dream Of Africa Malindi
Dream Of Africa Hotel
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Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Malindi
#2 Romantic Hotel in Malindi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Malindi
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Malindi

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