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Simba + Oryx Beach Cottages

Beach Rd, Galu beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We planned to stay for a couple of weeks, but ended up staying for two months. As we both work from home the place was absolutely ideal. Away from the more crowded Diani beach and next to some lovely beach restaurants. Our cottage was further away from the beach, but we had plenty on our veranda. The cottage itself was... More 

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the cottages for 6 days with my parents. Our cottage was right on the beach. We hired their recommended cook who was very competent. The manager was very helpful. Highly recommended to spend the extra cost for the cottage closer to the beach for the sea breeze.

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Chengdu
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21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Simba + Oryx is great value. Our little cottage was spacious, comfortable, spotlessly clean, and the kitchen had everything you need for self catering. Susan and her sons went out of their way to help with our needs. This isn't luxury, and it's at least a half hour walk to the better beach (if you're not a kite surfer) and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Stayed here with two friends a week before christmas. The cottage was nice; big enough for staying three people (got an extra bed) - and clean. Didn't mind that it was a 3-day cleaning interval, as we liked having some space. Just one negative experience: the charge for an extra bed was not included in our total amount balance, which... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

i spend one week at simba oryx for holiday the room was spacious very clean and the price is amazingly cheap. susan the manager is very hospitable and kind the setting and the beach is clean and well manucured lawns i will definately come back lemmy

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We travelled as a family and the boys absolutely loved the place. We were to stay for 1 night but extended it as the place was so great, Sue is very helpful and whatever you need she will advise. The beachfront is clean, no beach boys and there is always security. Lovely place!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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28 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

cArrived with a group of college students for what was to be a four night stay only to find that the place was double-booked, though arrangements had been made to house us in a neighboring villa with immediate beach access. Unfortunately, said villa had neither wifi accress, not hot water; and its kitchen was ggas grungy with scarcely any containerized... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Susan does a great job of managing this paradise! Each cottage has kitchen area, dining area, bedroom and bath...and a private veranda...and it's only steps to the beach...very affordable, small market and restaurants within walking distance...everything for a great get-a-way!

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Rohnert Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

My wife and I stayed here this past December and enjoyed every second of our stay. We had originally book a cottage at Diani Beachalets but were VERY disappointed with their accommodations. After one night of sweltering heat, poor fans, very little sleep and about 60 bug bites on my wife, we needed to find a different place. On the... More 

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

Very affordable self catering place to stay. I stayed with my wife and young daughter over Easter and the ambiance and service were to my expectations. Its right at the beach and relatively new with good security. The fact that there is no TV, radio or internet makes it very ideal for those who want to run away from the... More 

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Felix M, Owner at Simba + Oryx Beach Cottages, responded to this review

There is a guest information in every house, for additional suggestions kindly ask at the office. On request we give out a microwave or an oven. Daily cleaning or loundry can be requested at extra cost. More 

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Address: Beach Rd, Galu beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
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Number of rooms: 10
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