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South Coast Backpackers

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1400 K.F.I. Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda P.O. Box 5373, Kenya
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was supposed to meet up with a few friends in Diani. Unfortunately they cudnt make it. Searched on trip advisor and next thing I know I'm here. Service and food excellent for the price you'll be paying. Amazing dorms, comfy and clean. Great atmosphere, pool, bar etc. What made me feel at home was the hospitality I received from the... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff who prepare tasty meals, great showers, great security, close to the white sandy beach, nearby discos for the party animals and above all fair and affordable prices for good services.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Less than a 5 minute walk from the beach, incredibly friendly staff, awesome food, gorgeous pool and all at a great price. Definitely look into staying here if you're visiting Diani Beach. I'll definitely come here again if I ever return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest Diani Backpackers has no rivals in the area. When you compare what you get to the price you are paying you will wonder why you ever went elsewhere. That and the fact they really do make an effort to feed you well and deliciously, the bar staff is always there and attentive and if you can't be... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Diani Beach is a magical paradise and South Coast Backpackers is the best way to experience it!! The folks who run SCB are amazingly hospitable and do an incredible job of showing off all the coast has to offer. The gorgeous white sand beach is just a short walk away and there are always day trips to be arranged, whether... More 

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Levanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Originally planned to stay a couple of night to look around, as we were in the older spectrum in terms of age (late 30s), but we we stay put. The staff and owners are helpful, enthusiastic and always ready for an activity or a bar party. Best seafood restaurant (locally owned and run) 400 meters down the road for lunch/dinner,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

i'vd been in Diani for two and a half week, the first three night we were supposed to stay in South Coast Backpackers and after three days we would go to another hotel. It took me and my friend not even 24 hours before we were confinced to stay at backpackers for the full two and a half week. Its... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The place Chilled out by day, crazy by night, friendly crowd, definately pocket friendly. The beach is is just a few meters from the hotel.Has a beautiful pool area,with gazebos to chill out and play some poker,not forgetting the volley ball pitch...

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great place! Get to meet amazing people from around the world. The people who run the place are epic hosts and everyone can chill together. Please note that you are most likely going to extend your stay here because of how awesome it is

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Don't arrive with a schedule, you WILL stay longer than you planned, and you will love it. I've never been to a hostel with a more inclusive atmosphere. The moment you arrive people are finding out who you are and inviting you to go on adventures with them. I also loved having access to a kitchen after not cooking for... More 

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