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South Beach Road | P.O.Box 5273 Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Galu Inn
Ranked #17 of 28 hotels in Diani Beach
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Galu Inn is an excellent hotel, located just a short walk away from the beautiful Galu Beach, with rooms a fraction of the cost of those just 50m nearer the beach. The hotel serves great food at reasonable prices, the rooms are modern, well-maintained and spacious, and the staff are very friendly. In addition, the hotel offers a spa and... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Dear Simon Thank you for staying at Galu Inn during your recent visit ans also for your feedback. I am happy that our product and services matched your expectations. I look forward to welcome you back to Galu Inn Kind Regards More

Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We stayed at the galu over Christmas 2012 for 6 days and found the place really comfortable, pleasent staff who sometimes know the real meaning of pole pole but hey if there is no rush don't worry. The location on the southern end of Diani beach is perfect if you don't want a beach front hotel or don't want to... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo !! greetings from Galu Inn,we thank you for your review and are pleased to note that you are happy about our services and product. We look forward to your next visit Kind Regards More

Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for six nights over the Christmas period. For a Kenyan coast holiday you can either stay in one of the many resorts directly on the beach, or take the cheaper option of accommodation not on the beach but nearby with easy access. A number of the resorts allow non residents to use the beach,... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Dear City Sampler, Thank you for staying at Galu Inn and also for your feedback. Kindly accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused by lack of adequate hot water during your recent stay, the challenge has since been rectified. I have also noted points raised regarding additional facilities and product knowledge of our staff. Finally we look forward to welcoming... More

Epping, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Fantastic Quality of this hotel build is second to none. Clean modern super food very friendly staff inexpensive.The 5 min walk to beach was highlight of day. Fabulous quiet unspoilt beach -usually saw only one or two other people on our daily two hour beach visit. Beds large spotless and comfy, Pool beautiful,Very quiet secluded hotel with access to visit... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Dear Neil, Thank you for staying at Galu Inn and also for your valued feedback. I am delighted that our services and product matched your expectations. We look forward to welcome you back to Galu Inn. Kind Regards More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

I just travelled through Ethiopia and Nyali beach before ending up here. This is a really nice spot. It is not on the water so you have to walk across the street or go somewhere else for ocean but all the restraints are on the beach and you will most likely hang out in one all day anyway. I say... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

6th December 2012, Dear James S We thank you for staying at Galu Inn and for your review dated 02nd December 2012 We thank you for staying at Galu Inn and also for your compliments We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Management More

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

i stayed at Galu on September with girlfreind and it is an amazing,clean,well organized hotel the staff are great and they offer good service.rooms are sparkling clean fitted with ceiling fan and air condition,a safe and a big tv with many channels.we even had a chance to have our beef burger prepared the manager.that was awesome.the pool is very clean... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Dear Robinson, We thank you for staying at Galu Inn and for your review dated 13th October 2012 Staff and Management have been informed of your compliments, and we thanking you for your commendation. We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Management More

Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We had a fantastic time at this hotel & i would highly recommend it. Everywhere is spotless & the rooms have everything you need including a ceiling fan & air conditioning. The bathrooms have a shower & bath which is quite a rareity when abroad. There are TV's & safes in every room too. The staff were so friendly &... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kirsty Thank you for staying at Galu Inn and for taking time to write a review of your stay on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and that you found the services friendly. Staff and Management will be informed of your compliments. We look forward to your next visit at Galu Inn Best... More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I stayed at Galu Inn at the beginning of June 2012. I would describe it as a small, affordable, clean and charming. Hotel. If you cannot afford to stay at one of the more expensive beach-front hotels on the Diani and Galu beaches, then Galu Inn which is on the second row and only 4 or 5 minutes walk from... More

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Dear Bryan, Thank you for your review dated 20th September 2012 We thank you for your compliments, and also for concerns that you raised regarding lack of balconies, we have made the upper lounge a residents only lounge where you can sit and enjoy views of the pool and lawns. We look forward to welcoming you back at Galu Inn.... More

Bujumbura, Bujumbura, Burundi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

I often come to Diani Beach and always stay at Galu Inn, it is affordable, clean. The room are very nice and modern and the beds are extremely comfortable. The staff is very nice, like a small family. If you look for a quiet and friendly place (not big resort type), this is it.

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KIMAITom, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Dear Virginie Thank you for your review dated 19th September 2012. Thank you for your compliments and for choosing Galu Inn as your premier resort at the South Coast, Diani Beach. We look forward to welcoming you to your home away from home. Kind Regards Management More

msambweni
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Galu Inn has nice clean rooms, friendly staff and great pool. It is good value, and if you are looking for a place that has air con, nice rooms and privacy Galu Inn is good for people who are OK with not living on the beach, but want the facilities of a modern hotel. Compared to most beach hotels, Galu... More

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MzeeKimai, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your rating , we will strive to improve on areas lowly rated and further strive to maintain or improve on areas rated highly. More

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Additional Information about Galu Inn

Address: South Beach Road | P.O.Box 5273 Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 28 hotels in Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Galu Inn is a small homely Inn the ideal getaway to relax and unwind.Our 14 rooms are fitted with modern facilities to ensure a hassle free stay these include Free Wifi in rooms and public areas, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Stocked MiniBar, Electronic Safe, LCD Tv with local and international channels, For the health concious we have the Maluti African Touch Massage and we proudly announce most of our vegetables are organically grown and are sourced fresh from our garden. For Sea Sport enthusiasts Galu Inn is strategically located being 5 minutes away from the Sea and from a Kite surfing school ... more   less 

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