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Swahili Beach Resort

Ukunda, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Ranked #12 of 31 Hotels in Diani Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are heading to south coast it is highly recommended. The resort is an architectural masterpiece! the Swahili theme is fused with the big pools, beach stretch and amazing lounges. The service is even better with the friendly staff.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was at Swahili a couple of days ago with family and I must say it was a wonderful experience. Brilliant staff, wonderful ambiance, breathtaking decor and great service. I would highly recommend it for anyone looking to unwind in a beautiful, relaxed space. Special thanks to Axel( Guest Relations) for taking time to make sure our stay was as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An awesome hotel with very friendly staff and comfortable and clean rooms. The food is excellent especially the buffet. There is a wide variety to cater for all: from salad station to pasta station to grills, curries and desserts. The pools are excellent and well maintained. All the staff were very warm and friendly. The cocktail bar is excellent with... More 

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Shyamolae, Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful comments and positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours, Swahili Beach Management. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can confidently say Swahili is by far one of the best hotels in Diani; from the ambiance, the service and oh yes the pool! The rooms are very spacious and clean. The food is great and they really make an effort to alternate the buffet meals thus keeping it exciting. I particularly loved the pizzas at the beach bar!... More 

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Shyamolae, Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments both positive and constructive. We are pleased you enjoyed the cascading pools so much! As for the Kids Club we have taken this on board and are looking into ways to improve the services offered. We hope to welcome you back soon. Yours, Swahili Beach Management. More 

Nairobi
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of a kind coast hotel in Kenya! Natural landscapes, numerous cascading pools, excellent beach layout, the Arabic architecture and spacious rooms, high ceilings..... Beautiful, beautiful holiday destination.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours, Swahili Beach Management. More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The resort at Swahili Beach was probably amongst my favourite of all that I visited in Diani. It was beautiful and well maintained. The indian food that was served in the restaurant was also delicious - our compliments to the chef. Throughout the resort, I found that the staff were very attentive and I really did enjoy their selection of... More 

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Shyamolae, Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful comments about our resort and especially about the Indian restaurant. We will pass your compliments on to the chef. We have taken your feedback about the beach boys on board and we will work on improving security to ensure our guests are not hassled. We hope to welcome you back to Swahili Beach... More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited a short while ago with some mates. Walking in the first view of the resort through the long lobby is amazing. Staff were really nice too and gave us each a complimentary 'Dawa' at arrival before heading to the rooms. Each day I had the perfect routine... Gym in the morning to set the day off right (Was... More 

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Dear Guest, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Swahili Beach and we thank you for your positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours, Swahili Beach Management. More 

Nairobi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I stayed here for 5 nights last month. Loved every inch of the place, and the staff were the friendliest I've ever met. I couldn't have asked for more at this place. The food was amazing. You should definitely try the Swahili inspired cuisine which will blow your mind. I LOVED the Barharini Beach Bar - such a beautiful place... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your great comments and positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to Swahili Beach very soon. Yours, Swahili Beach Management More 

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had a great time staying at the Swahili Beach Resort. Thank you to the Director, Management and staff for personalized attention to guests. Great cuisine. The rooms are spacious and beautifully designed. The swimming pools are wonderfully designed. Return visit is a MUST. Thank you!

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Shyamolae, Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you plan on coming back to the resort. We appreciate all your comments and look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home! Yours, Swahili Beach Management. More 

Boras, Sweden
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This hotel is a beautiful piece of work and pool is one of the best on the Diani strip. The staff are very helpful and pizzas at the beach bar is the best in the area as it comes from a fire oven. Guests are a mixture of Europeans and Kenyans. One reviewer here complained about locals been in the... More 

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Shyamolae, Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Francis & Patricia, Thank you very much for taking the time out to write this positive review of Swahili Beach. We appreciate your continued support and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours, Swahili Beach Management. More 

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Address: Ukunda, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 140
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