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Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at the facility owing to the excellent services offered by its hospitable members of staff from all departments. welcome and enjoy your holidays in one of the most magnificent resort facility in Diani. I will always be a frequent visitor to the facility

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

Dear Said M, WOW! what a joy to read your review. Thank you for staying with us and more so choosing to share you experience; the world is reading about IOBR through you.....we do not take this for granted; Asante sana! We have a great Resort and its delight to see our guests always appreciate this, telling others to come... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A few steps away from the sulntan's lounge is the white powdered beach with the most unpoluted waters. The endless rhythms of the perfect waves and and sea surf is real music to the ears. The Sultan's lounge is a great place to spend yor day and especially in the evenings enjoying sundowner cocktail. I enjoyed music from the grand... More 

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

Dear letterfromDiani, Thank very much for your great review about our Resort. Spaciously set amongst more than 28 secluded acres of Coconut Palm Trees and Baobabs, this exclusive resort hideaway recreates the bygone opulence of the rich sultans of Zanzibar, who once ruled kenya’s Swahili Coastline. Therefore we desire to have each of our guests feel like a SULTAN, what... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

The hospitality was great..and the refurbishment is upto new standards .the food was great n the service incredible.we will definately come back to enjoy the white sandy beach which is just outside the rooms..

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2 Thank Mish M
IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mish M. Thank you for choosing IOBR as your holiday spot, its a joy to know that you loved the new look of the Resort after 18 months of closure and refurbishment. We note you traveled with family and enjoyed our food which has received very positive accolades from all our guests. Like you said some of our rooms... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

"Don't come in October" friends told me. "The weather will be very bad" . But I came, 15 days beautiful weather! What a gift to stay this time in the best located resort in Diani. Food is improving, Chef Victor is growing. In December I will be back.

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

Dear Henk C, Did you say " Best located Resort in Diani"........That is absolutely true and such sweet music to our ears........thank you very much....Asante Sana! We note with pride that you found your stay much better than the previous one and what a joy to know that you are already looking forward to another trip in December! Thank you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I loved this hotel, I loved darts and I played it. The environment is so romantic, you can't avoid it...the cottages are exceptional and the food is awesome I don't swim but my gf (then) really enjoyed it cos the pools were the best and easily accessible from any cottage. Overall, go there to relax, have your romantic moments cos... More 

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

Dear Jacob K, Thank you for such a beautiful review! IOBR is spaciously set amongst more than 28 secluded acres of Coconut Palm Trees and Baobabs. The expansive beach front conspicuous to our guests as soon as they check in at the reception is a great value add and makes this Resort very unique. We have options for our guests... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

i love this hotel. let me tell you why..the reception is always welcoming and warm, Melody is always sweet and eager to assist. and Catherine too. the rooms are wonderfully decorated, and oh yes the shower is hot,something most hotels lack when you constantly have to ask for the heater to be repaired. the beds are comfortable and AC works... More 

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

Dear Fatma K, Wow Wow! What a breathtaking review! thank you very much. We endeavor to ensure that our guests are comfortable and everything in the room works perfectly, with the humidity at the Kenyan coast AC's have to cool the room well and water has to have the desired temperature. Beds and linen are of top most quality as... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I have stayed here before the renovations and after the renovations as well. It's such a beautiful place to run away to for some much needed rest and relaxation. Their rooms are beautifully done and finished. They have the friendliest staff from Melody at the reception. It always feels like a treat every time. I'll definitely come back!

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

Dear Joy Mutinda, What a joy to know that you are seen both the BEFORE and AFTER look of IOBR! This means you love the place and we truly appreciate your support to this hidden treasure enjoying the best spot on Diani Beach. You are definitely coming back? Thank you very much and we promise you will always love it... More 

Kampala, Uganda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

From the moment of arrival, as a stranger, to the moment of departure, as a friend, this property which was only re-opened at Easter this year, has all the right ingredients for a fabulous beach getaway. I stayed for a couple of nights and enjoyed the tranquility of the resort, where guests can spread out giving everyone the impression they... More 

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

Dear Safariafficianado, Wow! what a unique name! what a breathtaking review! a level 6 contributor, you have been to 127 hotels and done 241 reviews! we salute you Sir! We are truly humbled by your kind words in describing our Resort: " an unexpected Treasure" hidden on Africa's Best Beach Destination. It gives us so much joy to know that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We went here for one of our honeymoon escapades, and we really had a swell time at the resort!... The staff from watchmen, receptionist, room attendants, chef, waiter etc, had great people relationship coupled with very friendly and helpful, the rooms were exquisitely beautiful and very clean with efficient room service. Actually the room was addictive! We enjoyed evening walks... More 

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

Dear Waudo M, Honeymoon is a very special moment in ones life! We are super proud that we made yours special and there will never be a better place for all your Anniversaries in the many years to come! Diani Beach...Voted by World Travel Awards as Africa's Best Beach Destination 2014 and 2015 is indeed serene and very clean. Your... More 

mombasa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I booked a weekend with family. No regrets at all. The new rooms are looking great and everything is top notch from hot water to cool AC and comfy bed. The meals were also very good with attentive staff. The reception is looking really fresh and cool. The entrance to the resort has also been redone and is attractive and... More 

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

Dear Mombasahotelier, We are so pleased to read your review! Its guests like you who encourage and motivate us to continue giving excellent service to our guests. Thank you very much Re-opening IOBR four months ago came with mixed feelings at a time when business was quite low but we took courage in the beauty of this Resort, the uniqueness... More 

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