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Stilts Backpackers

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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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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed in a treehouse for one week and enjoyed our time at Stilts very much! The treehouses and shared bathroom areas are clean and functional. We felt very safe at all times due to patrols in the densely overgrown hostel sorroundings. It is a 5 minute walk from stunning Diani beach. The staff are extremely nice and welcoming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

By far the best place to stay in Diani! Staf is very friendly and helpfull. Location is perfect and price is good. The huts are simple but with a lot of privacy in the middle of the forest. Don't be afraid of the bushbabies and monkeys. They don't bite but will only have a taste of the wonderfull food.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

I have been here for one week and the place is simply magical. 5 mins walk to the beach based in a quiet forest with an excellent cheap bar and restaurant. The staff are friendly and helpful and keep the place very clean and tidy. I'd recommend this place to backpackers and lone travellers, come and experience life in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The most chilled out place in the world. We came here for a week in November after a slightly intense stay at a massai village for 3 weeks and it was the R&R we needed. The food's lovely and the kitchen is hygienic. Staff are friendly and the location is great; surrounded by a small tropical forest full of interesting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is awesome. I stayed in both the treehouses and cottage and it's wicked being surrounded by so much wildlife. There are colobus and sykes monkeys as well as bushbabies that visit each night and you have the chance to feed and interact with them too. The location is awesome, can walk to town and it's 2 minutes across... More 

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights. Great quiet location. Across the road from forty thieves bar and the gorgeous beach. Stayed in a tree house which was lovely! Nice breezes and monkeys playing in the trees. The bar area is great. The staff were great! Showers are salt water but a lovely shower/toilet block. Meals are nice and drinks reasonably priced... More 

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Visited here in 2009 but it is still one of the most fun places I've stayed in! Very cheap and a really cool way to spend a few nights. Love the social area at reception too. Would definitely recommend everyone to spend at least one night here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I wouldn't often go to the effort to do a review but I had such a great experience that I felt compelled too. Arriving at this place I was instantly happy, there is a large open area with comfy couches, bar and great food to eat while you overlook a beautiful bushland setting. This is complete with Black-and-white colobus, sykes... More 

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Koper, Slovenia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stils was amazing! Great staff, good food, nice atmosphere, they organize barbeques which are defenetly recommended and the feeding of the bushbabies is an extra plus! The treehouses are basic but adventurous and we enjoyed having our own balcony. toilets and showers were clean and the location is just great, between the trees and monkeys surrounding you, you got to... More 

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Los Altos Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We loved our stay at Stilts. It is such a beautiful place and it was so fun to sleep in a treehouse. The main bar/lounge area is comfortable and bright and we spent many hours there reading and playing games with the friendly staff. The food was good (and cheap) and they have a fairly good bar. It's nice to... More 

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