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Timbwani Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Shelly Beach Hotel
Ranked #28 of 31 hotels in Diani Beach
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Hotel was very simply furnished and located just by the beach. The location not really a hotel hotspot and not really that close to others but the local bus provided a useful link to Mombasa Town with a river crossing! What really made this hotel stay was the evening entertainment which was raw but fully engaging .The staff keen to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2009

Well what can you say about Shelly Beach? We arrived there at about 2pm on a rather overcast day, the rooms were very drab and were more cell-like than hotel bedroom. I realise that this is the 3rd world but you have certain expectancies! After my girlfriend broke down crying at the scene we decided to explore the hotel grounds.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2006

the Shelly Beach Club was one of the best holidays i have had, if you are wanting a 5* hotel and star chef food you will not like it. go with an open mind(remember its in a 3rd world country) the food was good, beer was great, staff are brilliant. Vince and mr weeverman to name but 2. i would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2006

stayed at shelley beech the greatest holiday of my life excellent hotel great staff time to go again this year dave from wigan

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2005

I had been to Kenya on several occasions and always said it was my "best place in the World" so I encouraged a friend to come to experience this with me. Shelly Beach Hotel was the worst hotelI have stayed in the world. the first disappointment was no Beach( the travel agency did not explain this) where was the blue... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2004

Spent a fantastic fortnight at Shelly Beach. Glorious weather (naturally), great company, super service and fun days on the white sanded beaches and the warm sea which was warmer still in the late afternoon. The night-life consisted mainly of relaxing in the bar, which opened onto the sea, bar billiards and canasta. We always "dressed" for dinner. We never felt... More

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Address: Timbwani Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
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