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Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast

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Diani Beach Rd South Galu Beach | Via Mombasa Kenya, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Wifi does NOT work. Only in the lobby and with bad quality. It is a very low standard to a relativily high price. Serice is slow in the restaurant. Tablecloth is dirty and they never change it The sunbeds are not enough if the hotel is fully booked. There are no parasolls avilable

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Linzi1948, Owner at Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

To Liveinpiece, I am sorry you had nothing nice to say about Kenyaways, and I hope you can email us with more details as to how we can improve. Regarding the wifi, if it was not working here then the network was down and that means it would not be working in all of the hotels in the area with... More 

Sabadell, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is Diani so the prices and the atmosphere is on a tourist basis but... I loved the place so much!! Small and cozy, with pillows and chill-out areas with funny colours and paintings to relax in the afternoon while using the wi-fi or just enjoying the sea breeze. A small but beautiful swimming pool, too. Most of the people... More 

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Linzi1948, Owner at Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your amazing review. Especially from such a seasoned reviewer! We are so glad you enjoyed it here and had a good time. All the best. More 

Kampala, Uganda
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Kenyaways Beach BNB is a super relaxed place with friendly staff and management. I felt right at home despite the discomfort from the Mombasa heat. Lots of water sport activities to undertake if one feels like it. Will definitely go back when not on a work trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The team at Kenyaways are polite, friendly, and professional. The hotel has a great relaxed feel about it. The restaurant has delicious yet simple food. The menu mixes typical swahili dishes with tex-mex, pasta or hamburgers. All home made and very tasty. The rooms are clean and spacious. The place (unlike others) is right on one of the most beautiful... More 

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Linzi1948, Owner at Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your lovely review and I am glad you could appreciate "the Kenya Way". Hope you had a safe trip back and come back soon! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Clutch recommendation. Hey one of the rooms in the main building overlooking the ocean. Downstairs rooms are noisy at night, and majority of rooms well back from the ocean. Food was underwhelming, with many requests reconsidered after, we are out. Even out of bottled water at one point. Also our tab was inflated. Suggest blue marlin next door for meals.

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Linzi1948, Owner at Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi, I am writing most importantly to thank you for taking your time to give us a review for other travellers. We are glad you enjoyed the location and kite spot. Being in such an amazing spot also has its drawbacks however, with suppliers and for staff. It is remote for deliveries to be made on time and for staff... More 

La Rochelle, France
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

just go, nice location, (beach and close from Okunda city center : 10 minutes by Matatus), nice people, very good service, small restaurant for light lunch or diner, unless many restaurants around, and by far the best location for kite surfing in Diani

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Linzi1948, Owner at Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you thank you thank you for your excellent review. We are really happy you enjoyed here and recommend it to other visitors. All the best More 

harrogate. north yorkshire
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at Kenyaways for four days with a pal recently. My time there was delightful being looked after by first rate staff directed by the Kennaway family. The food was of excellent quality and the whole place is a Hidden Gem ! It's situated on the shoreline and the beach is exquisite as is the... More 

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Linzi1948, Owner at Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely glowing review. It is so important to us that you enjoy Kenyaways for what it is. Small, laid back and not perfect! All the best. More 

Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had anticipated to stay at Kenyaways for two nights at most while I scouted out better places to stay, but this tucked away gem has ensnared my heart. While the place itself is not showy or over the top, the service has been excellent. Everyone has gone out of their way to make me and my boyfriend comfortable. Any... More 

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Linzi1948, Owner at Kenyaways Beach Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a good experience here and enjoyed your holiday. Thank you for your kind comments and observations. All the best. Welcome back again! More 

New Meadows, Idaho
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Wonderful chilled holiday at the best stretch of beach on the Diani coastline. Second stay at Kenaways, great staff, accommodating and always smiling. Excellent breakfast included, plus great lunch & dinner selections with full service bar. They are also home to H20 sports, where you can receive great water sport instruction, from kite surfing to paddle boards. If your looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A friend and I spent a night in Diani amidst a week of travelling around Kenya. Staying at Kenyaways was the most relaxing 24 hours we had all week! Idyllic setting, very friendly staff, clean and very comfortable rooms with all the amenities we could possibly wish for. Staff and management went out of their way to make sure we... More 

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