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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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Nairobi
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Each time you visit this property it takes you by surprise, the villas open right on to the beach with no boundary or fence, you could actually roll out of bed right on to the beach. There is no beach boys to harrass you. The beach is like your own private beach. The property is clean, and nice, a lot... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

The property is absolutely stunning and the beach just took my breath away. The sea is very active on this corner of the coast. The cottages which are sea facing are beautiful. The pool is nice and inviting. I was let down by the food they served us. Though the services are quite prompt. But then again, the beauty of... More 

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Gomshall, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We stayed at this hotel about 18 years ago (we went with Somak then and this time - an excellent company) and loved the location then although at the time it was due for refurbishment, this has now been done and very well by the Jacaranda group. We asked to have a beachfront room and were accomodated although I don't... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Jacaranda is a wonderful place to relax. The beach is great to walk on, even in the hot sun. The sand does not burn your feet! The staff is so friendly and helpful. Of course if you are there for 2 weeks or more , the food will start to become boring, but they do a good job of trying... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

My traveling companion and I stayed here for 5 nights in Feb 2013. The good: - Pretty reasonably priced once you get down to it, considering breakfast and dinner are included - The beach is stunning and the pool is nice - The rooms are nice. We got one of the last oceanfront rooms so the location wasn't ideal -... More 

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johnsimba392, Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Margot We thank you for taking time to write a review on your holiday experience with us and knowing that you arrived home safe. We however humble ourselves for the hiccup that you experience during your departure and promise to straighten up on areas that didn’t go as per your expectations. We welcome you back in near possible... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

l stayed here for a week but the staff is organized with quick service,the rooms very nice and in general the plan for the whole beach hotel is quite excellent and clean floors,nice fast sea food, and front sea breeze which make somebody feel relaxed .l really e joyed my short stay there.

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Wau
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I had read the reviews before hand and was a bit apprehensive about going there but decided to take my chances! I was pleasantly surprised.. The hotel rooms are stand alones, very spacious, clean and we had a room almost on the beach!!! Definitely not the normal crampy hotel rooms with a lovely view of the ocean from your bed!... More 

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

Dear Aswila Thank you for your very positive posting on your holiday experience with us, we promise to maintain the good standards and look forward to hosting you in the near future. We wish you a great year ahead. More 

isle of wight
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

I stay at this hotel regularly as it is perfect for me. The rooms are spacious and clean, and have fabulous views. Very few are more than a few metres from the beach. There is one main pool and a number of plunge pools throughout the gardens. There is a small coral shelf in front of the hotel, but it... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Stayed here for 2.5weeks at the end of March 2012 into April. Was my first experience of a exotic get away and the stay at the Jacaranda was fabulous. Great rooms and buildings, excellent staff (especially mohammed by palm tree coconut collector) sea breeze which was needed as the humidity was through the roof. Thankfully with such a strong sea... More 

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

Dear Steve, Thank you so much for your positive feedback on your holiday with us, I have talked to Mohammed and said big thanks and we are looking forward to welcoming back to Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort possibly this year. Pass the great word to all there. Be Blessed. More 

Moscow, Russia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

Very nice place for relaxing. Very nice and friendly staff. Excellent massage with eucalyptus oil. Great seafood restaurant for lunch. Great ocean view sunset and sunrise!. I really enjoyed my very short vacation.

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

Dear Marina Thanks for the feedback on your holiday with us. we shall do our best to maintain the same and wish to welcome you back in the near future. Regards. More 

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