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Diani Sea Lodge

3.5 of 5
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Diani Beach Road | Ukunda, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Diani Sea Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Ok, this isn't a full review since we arrived late (10 pm after driving 11 hours) and left as soon as we could in the morning. But... Yes, everything is in English and German, the rooms are frankly disgusting, I have never seen so many ants or mosquitoes. Even after spraying the room, in the morning there more mosquitoes so... More 

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

Dear Exitroute, We are very sorry that you had such a bad experience and we were not able to rectify it. It is of utmost importance to us that every issue is addressed immetiatly. In regards to the rainy season, there are more mosquitoes that are drawn to water. During your stay it did rain everyday and we try to... More 

Southern Poland, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you don't want to read that review, just check out the pictures I'm attaching, these should help you make up your mind. Also - it was so bad, that I got a taxi on the day of our arrival and tried to find a different hotel in the area that wouldn't be fully booked - unfortunately that was the... More 

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

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time for writing this review. We are very surprised, that after offering you 4 different rooms for your family, you did not enjoy your stay with us. I will comment on a few points. We are very sad, that we could not make your stay enjoyable as this is our goal for each... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

beautiful gardens with monkeys jumping around. baobab trees. 1 big swimming pool. Very nice beach with white soft sand and only a little seaweed. Extremely enthusiastic and friendly staff. Lots of activities going on during the day and nice performances at night. All inclusive drinks..They even extended our check out time learning that our flight is at 10pm. .Someone will... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review! We have noted and resolved the shower issue. We hope to see you here soon again. The DSL Team More 

Alness, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We spent 10 days here, wrapped round the Mombasa Rendezvous Safari and what a joy it was after being flung about in a jeep that tried to cope with the Kenyan potholes, some which look and feel bigger than the Grand Canyon. The hotel offers a good variety of meals with plenty of evening entertainment. The staff are very friendly... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Nice beach hotel managed by German owners, so everything is "in Ordnung". :) No problem with anything at all, good offer of food to choose from (of course german or swiss food too), showtime every night. Almost no children, mainly 40+, no big groups = no big parties in the night. Wi-fi just in the lobby - should be better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

. After a rigorous safari we wound up at the Diani Sea Lodge and spent five heavenly days winding down and relaxing. The atmosphere here is friendly and welcoming. Accomodations are spacious and comfortable. Food and drink are continuously flowing and abundant. All meals are buffet so you are constantly faced with decisions as to what to eat. Such a... More 

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Mombasa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed for a weekend in DianiSea Lodge, the beach access from here with the white sandy beach is the best in this area. Food and drinks are served in plenty and a great garden. The restaurnat offers a lot of food and fruits for everyone.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Super vacationes in hotel Diani Sea Lodge. Hotel is situated on Diani Beach, 35 km south of Mombasa. Boungalows in small groups was distributed in the very nice tropical garden (40000sqm) with palms, trees, exotic flowers and various of monkey. In hotel is 167 rooms. My superior room with terrace, bathroom, WC, air conditioning, mosquito nets. Restaurant - breakfast-buffet, lunch-buffet... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

A great site, however the hotel is tired to say the least. Water drains, electric rooms etc. paid extra for room upgrade. Got a very old fashioned tv (only two channels) plus a small old fridge. The staff however were fantastic, I have never known a group of people so keen to please. Very little to do on the site... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Food was terrible, no choice and we were sick for most of the time. Pool never cleaned my niece dropped a toy at bottom and was still there 3 days later. Staff avoid customers at all costs no offers of help with sun loungers etc. Room dirty cockroaches and ants in there. Double bed was two single mattresses put on... More 

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