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The Sands at Nomad

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Ranked #7 of 31 hotels in Diani Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very relaxing hotel with super friendly staff. Food at the Restaurant "Nomad at the Sands" was great! Especially we liked the fact that the hotel is not so big and a great place to relax! Rooms have very stylish interior and decoration. Also the attached diving School is very well organized, has friendly staff and up to date Equipment.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is the hotel decorated in such a beautiful way, but the staff makes the experience at the hotel all the more wonderful. Security guards are present to ensure safety--didn't feel threatened at all--and the rest of the staff goes above and beyond to make sure all guests have a comfortable stay. My husband and I were at the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went for a night. The hotel did not disappoint us at all. Perfectly located by the ocean beach, has a wonderful ambiance. The relaxed beachfront is cleverly separate from the beachfront dining area. The pool is also used for diving training if required (5m depth). Pros: 1. Beautifully located and good ambiance. 2. Good service 3. Good room... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best hotel I have stayed in coast of Kenya so far!! Amazing restaurant, views and great staff!! The rooms are very comfortable all with AC and big beds. The hotel is very clean and high quality service. I will definitely come back.

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Waddington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a week at the Sands and had an extremely relaxing break. The beach is just beautiful and the accommodation top notch! The only real criticism I have is the restaurant and bar! Lacking lots of items off the food and drink menus, service very slow and the waiters tend to have a perplexed look on their faces... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forgive me for appearing to be rather critical from how I have titled this review, but growing up knowing the sands at Nomads as being close to perfect- i was highly disappointed by what we experienced when my partner from Zimbabwe and myself visited in December. They hardly had much available on their food menu for the few days we... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We've just come back from Sands and enjoyed every minute of it. I was skeptical at first thinking this would be a resort-like experience but I found it to be quite the opposite a tastefully decorated (large) boutique hotel. I could hardly see more than 5 customers at any given time or place and I was told we were at... More

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Nakuru, Kenya
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is our favourite place to stay at Diani Beach. We went with our 8 week old baby for some sun, sea and sleep and had a marvellous time. We love the swimming pool and the boutique feel of the place. The food in the restaurant's great (try the massive, extremely tasty pizzas!) but being B and B means you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is more than one special place to be . It's magic ! Just came back from and we say it was amazing as always ;))) thank you & see you next year !The weather the stuff even the rooms all that is fantastic . Also the breakfast and the dinner left nothing to dream ;) missing already .... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

This is by far the best spot on the kenyan coast! Fantastic accommodation,great service, fab new menu, great food with lots of choices, and the BEST pinacoladas! We are regular visitors and we love this place! Never disappoints! The beach is stunning with a snorkelling site and sand bank not too far away. Great spa with loads of different treatments... More

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Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Sands at Nomad 4.5*
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The Hotel is set amid 25 acres of indigenous forest fronted by 225 meters of Kenyas most unspoilt stretches of white sand and aquamarine sea. All rooms with en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, individual air condition. Minibar, Safe, Satelite TV, Telephone and Internet access, 24 hour room service.The restaurant offers a wide selection of international cuisine, pastas, pizzas & Japanese dishes. ... more   less 
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