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Galu Inn

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Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach | P.O. Box 5098, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was impressed by this place, given its price. The rooms are spacious and modern for the $40/night I paid for. However, the manager was uncharacteristically unprofessional. I had booked 2 rooms and when my friends and I (3 people) went to check in, the guy asked us to pay for the total bill upfront. He happily agreed for us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time at this friendly safe resort. Was there for a family wedding and the atmosphere was amazing. The staff is so friendly and welcoming. Manager always had a smile and remembered everyone's names. Good was delicious and always felt safe. Had no problem using the wifi. Only complaint I had to leave. Would recommend to anyone.

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Feedback like yours makes all the work we do here at Galu Inn so worthwhile. We are delighted to have been a part of your family wedding celebrations and sincerely hope that the memories created here last a lifetime. I have passed on your positive comments regarding our food and service... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I recently stayed at Galu Inn for 5 nights with my family. The check in process was fast and easy. The rooms were spacious and clean and perfect for a family with children. The staff were very accommodating. It is ideally located, only 500 metres to the beach and the rest of Diani is a short trip down the road.... More 

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for your positive review of Galu Inn from your recent stay with us. Your feedback is valuable to us and we are happy to learn that you enjoyed a great many aspects of our hotel, including our Services, Rooms and our convenient Location. We are also delighted to learn that you were able to keep fit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Our company training was held here over a weekend. Galu inn has a great many plus points: - the team was able to book up the whole hotel to ourselves (beauty of small boutique hotels) - surroundings are quaint and quiet - hospitable service - free wifi - very affordable ; hotel rates are the same for both resident &... More 

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for your great review from your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you were pleased by a great many aspects of our hotel in particular the tranquility of our surroundings, the service and wifi access. I am also happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of the discounted corporate rates... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Before I found this place, I thought budget travel was non-existent on the Coast of Kenya for those who find themselves not wanting to stay in the dorm style backpackers. But this place is the solution. It offers comfortable AIR CONDITIONED rooms with free breakfast, gym and wifi at approx 25quid a night! Although, not directly on the beach, it... More 

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for your 5 star rating of Galu Inn from your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to learn that you were satisfied by our service, and location in close proximity to the pristine Galu Beach. As mentioned, we do believe that we are one of the very few hotels in Kenya that combine budget prices... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This hotel is fantastic for somebody on a budget like myself. It has a range of excellent facilities for young guests ensuring that they never run out of activities. The service is great, the hotel staff are very warm and welcoming. Round the clock security made me feel very safe during my stay. Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone,... More 

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for your positive review of our property. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and were pleased by the facilities, security and service. Your feedback is very encouraging for us to read and we strive to continually satisfy you on your future visits to Galu Inn. For access to latest news... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

I went here for a week, the hotel was lovely and the staff were very helpful. The pool area is nice and quite and could relax. The rooms are perfect and were very clean. The beach is nearby and the location is great. Loved the place, will definitely go back there again

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for your kind words regarding Galu Inn from your recent stay with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed a great many aspects of our hotel, including our Tranquil Surroundings, Rooms, and Location in close proximity to Galu Beach. I shall share your compliments with my hospitality team regarding the helpful service. We were very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

What a peaceful stay! Great friendly staff, well maintained rooms with wifi and just across from the lovely diani beach. Food was reasonable priced and very tasty. Area has great direct access to the main road.

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Galu Inn. We are very grateful for the wonderful things you and your husband have to say about your stay with us. It was indeed a pleasure hosting you and we are delighted to learn that you enjoyed the service, location and rooms with access to free wifi.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Was here for business. This place is perfectly catered for business-they provide special corporate rates, have free WiFi throughout the hotel & it's comparatively decent speed by kenyan standards, lounge areas are very quiet and scenic for business meetings and just getting individual work done too. It's run by a friendly family who are great hosts. Keep it up

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

wow spent 3 nights with my pals and they had such a great time. Amazing staff and the food is delicious Galu inn is budget friendly ,rooms are clean n spacious i plan to visit again and again..Galu inn should be destination of choice

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