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Shambani Cottages

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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week at Shambani and were not disappointed - a short walk from the beach, it offered simple but comfortable accommodation at a very reasonable price. The only trouble was the brazen monkeys! We would definitely come back again.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This place is good value if you consider what you pay. However, it needs some basic attention to detail and some TLC / maintenance. It was clean throughout and had all the basics. We had a two bed/two bath cottage - in one bathroom the toilet didn't flush and in the other the hot water didn't work; when we mentioned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Me and my partner visited Diani in September 2015, not really knowing what to expect but when we arrived we were greeted by lovely staff and our apartment was so quirky and beautiful. I loved every minute of our stay and only a few minutes walk to the beach, and a short tuktuk ride to the super market it made... More 

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2 Thank Emily-rose P
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I stayed in one of Shambani's 1-room air-conditioned cottages, with additional beds in an open-air second floor. It was the perfect week - staff were helpful and friendly, the cottage and pool comfortable, and the overall atmosphere extremely relaxing. I would highly recommend!

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Plano, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

i researched this property on this site and others before i reserved, so i thought it would be ok. This is the first time that tripadvisor reviews led me astray. I was so disappointed in this property. I cannot reccomend this to anyone except backpackers or extreme campers. the only good thing found here was the pool. It is a... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend these cottages for the very reasonable price compared to other hotels etc, free WiFi , amazing shower, comfortable lovely pool and the staff were very friendly and welcoming great location only few minutes walk to the beach! will be back thank you!

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Thank Iloveafrica26
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We stayed in the little cottage close the reception, but next time would upgrade to a bigger apartment as this one didn't have any terrace or balcony, and no A/C. Also, to get to wifi went to the hotel's breakfast room. It is located at the very end of Diani beach so you will be taking tuk-tuks if you want... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Wow! The staff here are so friendly and constantly checked that we were happy and everything was okay. Security patrolled all night. We stayed in Simba Cottage, which was beautiful. The veranda was the perfect place to relax in the shade. Our chef created the most wonderful meals from the fresh seafood that I purchased from the fishermen each morning.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We were a group of around 10 adults (all family) who stayed at Shambani cottages. We chose this place because of it's very affordable rates and proximity to the beach as well as well as to Diani town centre. The establishment is composed of a group of cottages; we took three cottages for the big size of family we were.... More 

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Banos, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Together with my girlfriend I stayed 2 nights at Shambani cottages. It was a shame we could only stay for 2 nights, the atmosphere of the park is lovely and very green, the people are friendly and the cotttage itself is very romantic. It has a very open and spacious feeling to it, with even your own kitchen. Too bad... More 

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Additional Information about Shambani Cottages

Address: Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $43 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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