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Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

North Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rygge Municipality, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 14 people - family and friends - who stayed a little more than a week at Indian Ocean. We had a lovely vacation. We stayed in spacious beachfront rooms, newly renovated and with all the comfort of home. The beach is beautiful and the gardens are kept very nice and tidy. Indian Ocean's friendly staff... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

After a break of two years I was visiting this hotel for the 7th time. Because of renovation it was not possible to stay there. But the renovation is absolutely not ready yet. I got a room (in spite of low-season) rates are much higher than I used to pay during the past 8 yrs. Garden still beautiful, food is... More 

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Henk, Thank you for taking your time to talk about your experience at the Indiani Ocean Beach. We note with so much pride that your recent stay was the eighth with the Resort and we very much appreciate your loyalty to us. We also note with concern that a few things did not go well following the just... More 

Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Jacaranda Group, formerly Indian Ocean Beach Club Reopened for Easter 2015 under new management this is a truly wonderful hotel with fantastic potential. Being a long- established hotel the grounds are spacious, accommodating the surreal Boabab trees and renovated cottage accommodation”. Of course overlooking beautiful quiet stretch of Diani beach Rooms Superb, clean, tidy private, not stacked as you find... More 

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gulifybear, Thank for your review on the newly reopened Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort. Bursting with new colors and freshness, we are delighted to let the world know that each and every aspect of our guests stay with us matters to us. Food and service form the heart of a holiday experience, it's a joy to know that Victoria... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

It's a hotel in a very good location but their services suit business travellers, not leisure travellers. It's dining is too formal for life and very few TV channels exist in the entertainment system.

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Londonderry, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Just returned from this resort last week and although it was nice have stayed in far better on previous trips to Kenya. The best on Diani beach it is most certainly not as I have stayed in four different hotels on Diani and found the Diani sea resort head and shoulders above this one for both quality of accommodation and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying in this hotel in a cottage. I watched the sunrise right across. Great trees dot this property and they have even named some. The beach is pristine this side and quite private too. You can enjoy totally. The breakfast buffet was amazing . The people helpful. They have a nook where the birds have... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The individual cottages are a real plus. The rooms were comfortable, although I my fear of bugs and lizards was definitely challenged. Guess its to be expected in the tropics. The food was fantastic and the service left nothing to be desired. I could vacation here every year. The beach was relaxing and beautiful. We partied at Forty Thieves down... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed here with friends back in June following a week on safari and loved it. It was their low season so was very quiet (only 10 rooms taken some nights) but great for us as we got upgraded to a beach side bungalow. The rooms were clean and spacious with a window seat with views out... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have stayed in one of the thatched cottages right on the beach and would highly recomend. the staff are friendly and the area safe, but watch out for the monkeys! they will nick anything! and the rip tide on the beach, there are warning signs but I didnt see them till after I had an interesting and dam scarey... More 

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

the hotel is located in diani and its the last hotel...the location is fantastic, the beach is very nice...the furniture in the room is a bit old needs changing...the room i was booked in, had a TV which wasn't working, the ceiling fan was faulty and the connectivity for the WIFI was poor, but thanks to Amina Noroge, she changed... More 

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