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Swahili Beach Resort

Ukunda, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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67 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a conference venue, Swahili Beach Resort doesn't cut it. The wifi was too slow. Conference rooms are too central with noise from the lobby below. The lunch was served too slowly at the beach restaurant. The beach & pool are too lovely and distracting to concentrate seriously on work deadlines. This resort is best for a relaxing personal vacation... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Swahili Beach Resort 4 times now and we absolutely love it. We visited this hotel a week ago check in was smooth and efficient. The rooms are out of this world - everytime we have booked a standard room and we were upgraded to at least a superior room. It is very spacious! The grounds of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Best Place u can go to in Diani. Amazing people, amazing Place, amazing food, lovely pool, good rooms, my Newly Wed wife called it "Heaven". Nice Place to relax in and don't forget the pilli pipa dolphin execution. You won't regret it. Even first time swimmers can enjoy watching under sea coral reefs and amazing water life... Big thanks... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel itself is beautiful with all the amenities, quite situated, fantastic garden, pool and beach, the staff is super friendly and caring, the Management is excellent. I wish everybody a wonderful stay like I had and espescially mentioning also the Restaurants were great.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel several times and it has been fantastic on each visit. The hotel itself is beautiful and immaculately clean and comfortable. The hotel has everything you need for a relaxing stay... several amazing restaurants, spa, gym and lots of swimming pools. The beach is beautiful and you have the option to eat right by the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This is by far the best hotel in Diani Beach. The architecture is breathtaking, atmosphere is cool, rooms are spacious, the pools so amazing and the food is better than the best. We werehere for honeymoon for a week and it was the best time ever. We got a room upgrade and got late supper having checked in late. Room... More 

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Kilifi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Went there for a party and few friends work there. Beautiful grounds, nice beach and a great bar! Definitely recommended if you can afford it! i perosonally prefer the North Coast though... no offence!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Our stay at Swahili Beach Hotel was an amazing experience. A missed flight to Ukunda almost dampened the beginning of our stay, but when we called ahead and informed them of our late arrival, the front desk was very helpful. We were welcomed very warmly at 1am and had a warm meal ready for us before we went up to... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Upon arrival to this hotel you're surprised to discover the beautiful Swahili/Arabic themed decor and architecture throughout the resort and in the rooms. Elaborate archways, high ceilings, art work, ironwork and rustic furniture. You're greeted by the friendliest staff at your beck and call about anything you may need. The pool area is ridiculously huge with cascading, falls and intimate... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I found this to be an above average property with absolutely amazing staff. As I was checking in, Consolata greeted me with a big smile and welcomed me to the property. She was incredibly nice and went above and beyond to make sure my room was adequate as I explained I had bad allergies. It was so nice to be... More 

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