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Diani Sea Resort

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Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought a group of children to Diani Sea Resort from a children's home in rural Kenya -- the resort was amazing from the very beginning. They planned activities for the kids, assisted in transport to and from the airport, were so flexible when we needed to change our dates and welcomed us so warmly. The food was great, the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 7 nights after 3 days in the masai mara. The staff in the hotel are incredibly friendly and can't do enough for you, they definitely made our stay! Especially the waiters Idris and Pascal and the entertainment team. The rooms are basic but very clean and the food was lovely. I loved that the evening meals... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, Thank you so much for taking the time for this beautiful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and will pass the praises on to our staff. We hope to welcome you here again soon, The Kampa Family More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

the room we took was closer to the beach side and was amazing to get to quickly from the beach. we took 2 rooms and they were both air conditioned. only down side is there was no in room wifi which was a hastle with 6 people. the nightlife and night shows were very fun and the lunch in particular... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lara, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very nice review. We hope to welcome you here again soon. The Kampa Family More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed in Diani sea resort a couple of years ago. The hotel was small but friendly. We found the rooms to be tired and had to move several times during our stay. The staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. We went on safari arranged through our rep. this was amazing and from speaking with others we... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Erkan and Steve, Thank you for taking the time to write this very nice review. We have given the rooms a little make-over that I hope you will get to see for yourself. We hope you come to visit us again. Thank you, The Kampa Family More 

Poole Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had a fantastic welcome by the staff. We had a few drinks and braved the beach. The kenyan people are so so friendly and want us to be free in Africa and enjoy their country. That out of the way the hotel was clean and the rooms were lovely.. All of the staff were brilliant and they all made... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Franca, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We hope that you do come back and visit us again. Kind regards, The Kampa Family More 

Walsall
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was one holiday i couldn't fault. The hotel was beautiful, the staff (including thomsons rep) were extremely helpful, diani beach was amazing and our 3 day safari was spectacular. The food in the hotel and safari lodges was great (remember people you are in a 3rd world country so don't be expecting miracles) The hotel rooms were lovely, got... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Becky, Thank you for your beautiful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and your safari and hope that you will come visit us again. Kind regards, The Kampa Family More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is a comfortable hotel. Not high class but clean with very good food and friendly helpful staff. I enjoyed the pool and the bar alongside every day. Check in/out was quick and efficient and they stored my luggage for me at either end of a safari. Now comes the buts....Its quite a drive from Mombasa on rough roads and... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We returned for our fifth visit to Diani Sea Resort in April travelled Kenya Airways Heathrow Nairobi then on to Mombasa transfer was arranged by the Hotel as always the Staff were absolutely fantastic nothing is too much trouble for them especially Alfred and Adams in reception the restaurant managers and waiters can't praise them enough. even though the UK... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen, Thank you for taking the time for this beautiful review. We will pass on the praise to Alfred and Adams and the rest of the staff. We look forward to welcoming you here soon. The Kampa Family More 

Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

the hotel is neither a luxury nor of the first freshness, but the quality is absolutely satisfactory and provides a perfect relaxation. located on the almost empty beautiful wide beach of white sand, occupies a vast area looking like a garden in one place or park in another with a pretty well maintained pool in the middle. there is enough... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Artur, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our stay and our service. We hope you come back to enjoy our beautiful beaches. The Kampa Family More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We spent a week here and returned home on Saturday 11th April. We had a fun and fabulous week. Staff really friendly and helpful. Rooms okay. Showers hot. Food very good. Beach Boys present but we had a great time chatting with them. We used the shops for gifts for the kids really but all good. We did 2 fishing... More 

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Karla K, Owner at Diani Sea Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rosster1108, Thank you so much for taking the time for this beautiful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you here again soon. The Kampa Family More 

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