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Diani Beach
Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence
Stilts Backpackers is an Asian inspired concept of tree house living. Everything here is rustic, Eco and high up in the trees. Nestled in an eight acre wildlife sanctuary you can expect to spot our local animal species. We offer a variety of accommodation from tree-houses to cottages, and basic camping tents. Stilts Backpackers is budget friendly accommodation in the heart of Diani.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Public wifi
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Car hire
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Outdoor fireplace
Laundry service
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Bottled water
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Languages Spoken
English, Swahili
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An amazing place to be, a unique concept. As you will have access to other amenities in flamboyant hotel which is across the road and have access to beach it adds more value to the whole stay. The free flowing coffee in the morning is always a cherry on the top for a stay.
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If you are thinking on where to stay in Diani, think no more; you will not find a place like this. An awesome concept on a great location, just being here is an experience in itself. You can go to chill out, meet nice people, have some good drinks and food, and/or enjoy the activities they offer. Different accommodation options to choose, and you can do a little walk and visit their also great, close by, beachfront property with pool (Flamboyant Hotel). Wayne, the owner, is a great guy with good vibes and will help you with whatever you need during your vacation. And, of course, you'll love the bush babies feeding every night at 7:00pm. A true highlight! My husband and I have stayed in many places around the world, but this one is just special. You'll love it here. Thank you, Wayne! I hope we can meet again soon. Best wishes to you and all the staff. P.S.: Book directly or contact them if using third party booking websites that may not show availability for your dates. They usually have some "extra" rooms (because guests like it so much they tend to extend their stay).
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WOW - What an amazing place! I stayed here for three nights, but I wish it lasted longer... The rooms are really comfortable and mine had just been renovated. The owner is just awesome : he will do everything to make you feel good giving you the best tips and introducing you to bush baby every nights ! The location is perfect (only 5min walk to the beach), the feeling inside is so relaxing in the middle of all these trees with monkeys passing say hello frequently... I did not want to leave ! I ll be back ;-)
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I had the most incredible stay here - we were on a school expedition and I was one of the teaching staff, and the place is just gorgeous. Staff were incredibly welcoming and the facilities were great - free WiFi, beautiful food, and a great bar which also acts as a nice chill out area during the day. Feeding the bush babies was an amazing experience! You also get to use the facilities in Fabulous when you stay there, which is also owned by the owner, and the place is just a short walk from Diani Beach and some nearby shops and restaurants. I would 100% go back here and I'd say it's possibly the best accommodation I've every stayed in, and for such reasonable prices!
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Awesome laid-back place with various room styles - tree-houses, bungalows and tents. I had the bungalow with adequate fans and a shower. We were able to stroll down to the sister hotel to enjoy their pool and beach-front sundowners. This is a very pocket-friendly place and the staff were really nice!
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Response from WayneToronto, Owner at Stilts Backpackers
Responded Sep 8, 2019
Dear Hannes, Thank you so much, for a great review. I'm so happy to hear that you found our staff really nice. Hopefully we'll see you back here, for another relaxing stay.
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$18 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stilts Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Stilts Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include Tandori (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Stilts Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Stilts Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Stilts Backpackers?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Stilts Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tiki Bar, Shashin-Ka Japanese Restaurant, and Mi Lola Tapas & Wine Bar.
Does Stilts Backpackers have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Stilts Backpackers offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Stilts Backpackers?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Swahili.