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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was staying in a tent with my friend. Everything is really clean, tents, common places, showers. The owner Wayne is professional and helpful. The staff is simply great. The bar is a nice place to meet others travelers from the globe. All together a nice stay!

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Thank astridboutry
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend Anna and I decided to rent a tent in Stilts because we are travelling with a very low budget and in the end the tent turned out to be even better than expected since it was made for 4 people instead of 2. We also loved the staff, the bush babies, the banana pancakes and the location of... More 

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Thank claradietz14
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my friend were staying at stilts - the staff was the most helpful staff we have ever experienced, so was the owner! The surroundings are perfect, there is always good people hanging around, it's nearby the beach and they make excellent food and great drinks - what not to love? It was so good that after leaving for... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My sister and I decided to jet to Diani beach just for a couple days from Kigali for a getaway to spend time on the beach. We were on a budget and came across Stilts. It was PERFECT! The treehouses are super cute, comfortable and private. The bar/lounge area is awesome and social. The food was really good too -... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for a few days, it was really great, Wayne the manager/owner was super nice and so helpful. We had a lot of fun there. It's great value for money, showers are great and everywhere is very clean. Really close to the beach, and I love the monkeys and wildlife around the bungalows. Also the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a few nights when we were on a short visit to Kenya and we loved it here. The bar / chill out area is very relaxing, there is wifi and hot water, the staff are friendly and the prices compared to everywhere else in the area are very reasonable. I would especially like to thank Wayne... More 

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Thank Dan C
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I´ve been here several times for food and drinks and I stayed recently one night in a banda. The rooms were spacious with very comfortable beds. My favourite is though the restaurant / bar /tree house lounge! All my friends that have visited Diani beach has come here too at least once during their vacation to enjoy the good food,... More 

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Thank Anna W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stilts Backpackers is perfect for the ones travelling on budget. We had a treehouse. It is not really a house in a tree; more a house among the trees - it is build on concreet pilars. Room is small - just a bit bigger than the size of a double bed. In front a nice terras. Bathroom was shared -... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the relaxed atmosphere, the HUGE (and clean) showers, the broad winding pathway to the tree-houses and the overall setting. It is perfectly located for exploring Diani. Wayne was very helpful in every way. It is well run, very safe, clean and simply quite wonderful! Feeding time with the bush babies ads extra value and entertainment.

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Naivasha, Kenya
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The location is just great, there are monkeys and other lovely animals around and the price for accomodation is reasonable. Wayne, the man in charge, treates every guest like family, is absolutely honest and can organise and explain everything for you, without wanting to sell you something. The vibes in the camp are great, no blasting music at night, trees... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
*****SEE RATES BELOW***** Our accommodation consists of 5 Tree Houses and 3 cottages and a camping area. As well as a Restaurant/Bar and Lounge area where we have Bush Babies visit us every night at 7:00pm. The Tree Houses are built out of native materials off the ground in the tree canopies, they do not have their own bathrooms. The rate for the Tree houses are: Single Ksh 1,800 per night, Double Ksh 1,400 per person per night and Triple Ksh 1,000 per person per night.Camping is Ksh 600 per night with your own gear or 1000 with our tent mattress and bedding included. The cottages have their own bathrooms and Fans, still basic but part of our surroundings. The cottages are Single Ksh 3,000 per night, Double Ksh 1,800 per person per night, Triple Ksh 1,400 per person per night and 4 people Ksh 1,000 per person per night. Cheers ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stilts Backpackers

Address: Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $15 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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