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Stilts Backpackers

Certificate of Excellence
Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 1824, Kenya
Stilts Backpackers
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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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Diani Beach, Kenya
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a hotel management graduate, I would highly recommend it to all those who would like reasonable priced accommodation. Andy Barbour was a fantastic host. He certainly knew how to run his place very well! I stayed in no 2 treehouse. I can happily state that the leakages have been fixed and those who wish to complain better think twice... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here are super friendly, and Andy, the owner is always around for a chat. They have treehouses and cottages and both are really budget friendly. It's in a great location, close to all the bars and attractions you could want to visit in Diani. Loved my stay here... especially feeding the bushbabies. Will be back!

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Arendal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

....or just relax by yourself, this place is perfect. Whether you are single or in a relationship, young or old, like to party or not, you should be able to enjoy life here. I have fallen in love with this place and been here 4-5 times in three years. And its cheap, you can stay for a month here instead... More 

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm here now and what can I say? Its beautiful! We stayed in a treehouse and unfortunately due to the heavy rain the roof leaked when I asked if the bedding could be changed I was asked to move. I didn't mind this one but but was concerned it was a lot of hassle. We moved to another treehouse for... More 

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Stiltsdiani, Owner at Stilts Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Kirsty, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Stilts and in Kenya. Really sorry about the leaky roof. Its now fixed. See you next time. Cheers Andy More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A few friends and I stayed here on a little trip down to the coast in February 2014. We originally chose it because it was the cheapest place we could find, but boy is this place value for money! We stayed in one of the cottages which was lovely, and felt really secluded and natural. But the atmosphere at the... More 

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Barcelona, Spanien
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We are glad that we chose Stilts! We had a great stay and would love to come back. We had absolutely nothing to complain about and trust me when I say this was perfect! I used to be a hostel manager so I know what I am talking about :) Thank you Emanuel, Andy and he smiley girl that does... More 

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Trondheim Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Relax. That's what Stilts brought me. A fine place to forget the day to day worries of home and just put your mind at ease. We intended to stay a week at Stilts then move on to Tanzania or Ethiopia. We ended up staying at Stilts for the better part of 3 weeks and I don't regret it one bit.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We were so glad to find this loveable place. We immediately felt at home and it was like being with long known friends. Everything was easy and if we had questions the staff always was there to give information and help. Best place we had been travelling around. Also the bush babies who came in the evenings were a blast.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I stumbled on Stilts about 4 years ago when travelling solo, and have stayed there for several weeks each year since. Suffice to say, it's one of the best backpackers I have ever been to, in that it offers ALL I look for when travelling. I'm not going to repeat what other reviewers say Stilts has to offer, except to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Jambo! Jambo!! I had such an amazing stay at Stilts! I was travelling by myself and visiting Kenya for the first time. Andy and the staff at Stilts Backpackers were so warm and friendly right from the start. Everyone at this establishment were so helpful. The Diani locals where always up for a chat at the Stilts bar. With close... More 

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