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Kinondo Kwetu

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Galu Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Just loved the break at the beach and couldn't have asked for a better setting, staff or food - they were so accommodating of our children and catered for their every need. We didn't swim in the ocean but the pool was wonderful...next time I will try our the yoga. Only complaint is the height of the Swahili beds!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

In short - superb service, loveliest staff, gorgeous food and such a beautiful place. Attention to detail galore! Nothing has been overlooked. Not a gold sink or flat screen. Barefoot luxury at its best!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Kinondo Kwetu has a lot going for it. The position is lovely, the main pool is huge, everything is well maintained, there are ample sun loungers everywhere and the staff could not be more helpful. There are a few things which would stop us going back, however. The first is that there was no dive operation. A local divemaster comes... More 

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Filip A, Owner at Kinondo Kwetu, responded to this review

Firstly it was great having you and your lovely family here with us! Secondly - Thank you for taking your time giving us feedback! We highly appreciate that you let us know what we may improve on. I thank you also for already letting us know when you were here with us on what needs to be improved for us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Spent a week here in November and it was one of the best vacations ever! Beyond beautiful hotel, perfect location on a calm long white beach, relaxing homelike atmosphere, fantastic food, amazing staff, comfortable beds AND sunbeds, clean rooms, good towels, enough towels, two lovely pools and above all lovely owners, physically present, giving a personal touch to everything. What... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Kinondo Kwetu was the perfect place to conclude our Kenyan vacation. After two safari destinations Kinondo Kwetu provided us with exactly the comfort and relaxation we were looking for. The service is impeccable, with staff that is courteous and genuinely kind. The owners and manager did everything they could to make us feel at home and we didn't have a... More 

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Djursholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What a place :) Stayed at KK for 6 nights and its was absolutly the best hotel I ever visit. So friendly staff and the owners always was their for us and making sure that everything was ok. Fantastic food and lots of activites. If you love to do scuba diving this is the place to go too. Rashid and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A perfect place for a relaxing holiday. We visited KK 7 days in October 2014 and had a marvelous time. The host couple Ida and Filip are very welcoming as is the staff. The area and resort was very clean and safe. Food is excellent and service perfect. This resort and its location has everything - Safari 1h away, Swimming... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Our stay at Kinondo Kwetu exceeds every expectations we had (and they were high). Never have we felt so welcomed and well taken care of as we did at Kinondo. Everyone in the staff made us feel like we belonged to the family. We were a big family travelling together (26 persons). Every room was amazing, and then we "just"... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

During my fair share of traveling I have stayed at a number of top class hotels. This one was the best! As with other first rate seaside hotels the surrounding nature and beach are beautiful. The service and the food are impeccable, but more personal than elsewhere. During every dinner you'll have your own waiter who serves you in one... More 

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Filip A, Owner at Kinondo Kwetu, responded to this review

First of all; It was lovely having you here! Secondly; Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review - and what a lovely review! It was so charmingly and poetically written and all of us now feel greatly appreciated and motivated by it! We always appreciate a review, good or bad, but review like this one... More 

Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We visited Kinondo Kwetu for 7 days after a week's safari. The perfect place to wind down and relax. Accommodation was excellent. Staff are all brilliant - special mention to Dickson who is incredible - always at hand with such a friendly smile !. True, the food is a 'fixed' menu, but you can ask for alternatives - we travelled... More 

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