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Diani Sea Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beach Road, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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Ranked #10 of 38 hotels in Ukunda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

There are many beautiful and well cared for Hotels in Diani, this is not one of them. The place needs bringing into the 21st century. Its one of the older ones on Beach Road and its in a great location, nice and central for Chandarana supermarket, the Posta (post office) and within easy walking distance of many dukhas(shops) and Safari... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Loved everything about our holidays. Food was excelent!!!!! Yes, sometimes you don't have much choice, but we need to understand where we are travelling to... All the food I ate was very well cooked and I always found something nice to eat. Wifi is free in the lobby at night. Sometimes it's very slow, but most of the days it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I am a holiday advisor from Kenya and my name is onesmus I was at Diani sea resort for a couple of months but yhis month was my best . I had about 158 clients from Britain on a Thompson's flight Stacey dameilla Andrea Rachael and more of this friends from London made my duties a momment to remember we... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Had a very nice 2 week holiday here, It's not the normal all inclusive holiday experience, but you do need to remember where you are, was beautiful and the safari with jt safaris, probably one of the best experiences in my life so far.and a must do, dont book before you go see julius at jt and save a lot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Iv read some reviews, I have read one essay that has been written, and im pretty sure weve met!what can I say...some can't be helped or pleased!! Some rooms were being renovated when we were there. The staff I found friendly,but then... we were friendly to them! My partner and I loved the bantering on the the beach..I mean whats... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed here back in March and our experience was fantastic. The staff are so friendly, there was nothing that they couldn't or wouldn't do for you. Our room was always cleaned spotlessly, we had an issue with the shower when we first checked in but that was fixed quickly while we were at the pool. The pool was lovely... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Ive recently arrived back from this holiday. Unfortunately we had to fly back early because threats of terrorist attack. However the resort is like a paradise, for the three days we were able to experience, I couldn't have wished for any better. Our initial impression travelling through mombassa was questionable after seeing the poverty and locals, however the resort does... More

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St Helens
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We have just returned from this lovely hotel, returning early due to the recent threats of terrorism and kidnap!! We were absolutely gutted when we found we had to come home early, both guests and staff were in tears!! I stayed at this hotel last year and promised I would return. The staff are incredible and just can't do enough... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Firstly JT safaris simply the best ,don't bother with Thomson or any other go see this man and ask for JOSEPH as a driver you will not be disappointed ! will do a separate report for this great service. right let me explain my Marmite there is so much good and also some bad about this hotel hence you will... More

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We have been to this hotel four times since 2004 Each time it is better with little improvements geared to make your stay more comfortable. We were there from the 15th April for 2 weeks the rooms are clean and tidy , the staff are friendly and couldn't be more helpful, the food is good with plenty of choice. swimming... More

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Address: Beach Road, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Diani Sea Resort 3*
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Diani Sea Hotel Ukunda
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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 
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