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Galu Inn

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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The photos on web site must have been taken when the place was new! No choice for breakfast and the cheapest possible fruit, cereal etc was suppled. Good thing I could see my room from the breakfast table as someone hung around the door then let them selves in to rummage around our luggage and see what we hadn't put...

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Reviewed July 8, 2016

I visited Diani with my Husband and stumbled across this chic tidy boutique hotel, Galu Inn. We knew it was the perfect place as soon as we got here; upon our arrival they made us feel as if we were part of their little family. The staff were really friendly and always had a smile on their face and at...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed July 7, 2016

I visited this place once more in June which was their off peak season. Hotel was relatively quiet which made it a bit more enjoyable. The staff now know me and some of my requirements were taken care of without asking. I noticed a mosquito in my room and that was quickly taken care off effectively by the front desk....

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Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited Galu Inn on the Easter weekend and it was amazing! Reception & Lobby • Nice lobby and reception area. • Recieved with chilled fruit juice n cold wet towels. 👍 • they have little lounges where u can relax at the dhowbar and upstairs at a little library. • All staff members were friendly. • Mary who checked...

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a comprehensive and detailed review from your stay with us. Thank you for all the nice comments about our place and the hospitality you received - it is truly encouraging and makes everything we do worthwhile. At our small place, we always seek opportunities to enhance our service...

Kampala
Reviewed March 29, 2016

The good: - Hotel looks a lot nicer than on the pictures here :) In fact the rooms and the whole ambiance are super-nice - Welcoming drink made us feel at home from the 1st minute - Good location not far from the beach - Helpful and friendly staff - Great value! The bad: - Hotel doesn't have any backup...

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Warm greetings. First and foremost let me seize this opportunity to thank you for choosing Galu Inn for your recent stay in Diani and for taking the time to write us a review. Your feedback is valuable to us, and shall assist us in enhancing our services. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience created during your stay with...

Ukunda, Kenya
Reviewed March 7, 2016

I wish to extend our sincere gratitude for the great experience we had at Galu Inn. I must say that they exceeded our expectations and my wife had a fabulous birthday candle-lit dinner. The chef really did a good job on the dinner and birthday cake. It was mouth-watering and finger-licking. The rooms are perfect and well air-conditioned, king-sized bed,a...

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Warm Greetings! Thank you so very much for your glowing words and lovely review! We are so glad that we could be a part of your special birthday. Myself and my team are thrilled to hear that you loved every aspect of your stay from the food & cake, to the rooms, gym and service. I wish to take this...

Brampton, Canada
Reviewed February 18, 2016

I went there on first week of January 2016.The weather in Diany was beautiful.I stayed at this beautiful hotel for 1 week.The rooms are spacious and well maintained.The lobby and corridors are very clean.The beach is only about 5 minutes away.It is nice to relax by the pool.The modern gym is well equiped and well ventilated.Food was excellent.The staff is...

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Reviewed February 18, 2016

Recently spent 2 weeks at this hotel and would highly recommend it to all those looking for a nice relaxing break. The hotel is excellent value for money, with friendly staff and a secure environment. The staff were very welcoming and knew exactly how we liked our morning tea without us having to request it everyday. The beach nearby made...

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Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

It was such a wonderful & quiet place...just wat we needed. My husband enjoyed the well equiped gym & swimming pool..great food too! The management & entire staff were so friendly. Thank you Galu for the lovely hospitality...we'll b back.

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from Galu! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed all that we have to offer and glad you were able to make good use of the facilities here at Galu, especially the gym! My team & I look forward to welcoming you back here very...

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Reviewed December 15, 2015

A bunch of aid workers and I decided to go on a break but couldn’t really afford anything too expensive. We had a look on TripAdvisor and contacted Galu Inn. Were we in for a treat! They designed a special Yoga Package for us! Being a million miles from home did take its toll on us and Galu Inn made...

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GaluInn, Manager at Galu Inn, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you for such a wonderful review about Galu Inn - it is indeed very encouraging for our team to read such positive remarks regarding our food & service. We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed your special tailor made yoga holiday package with us. As mentioned, we do have an in-house yoga instructor who can offer...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A chic & charming lodge located in the heart of Diani 's vibrant eatery and shopping scene, a two minute stroll across the road from the pristine white sand Galu Beach. Our value-oriented accommodation integrates contemporary design and modern facilities, with traditional Kenyan hospitality, providing a delightful getaway for both business and leisure travellers alike. Karibu! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galu Inn

Address: Diani Beach Road, Galu Beach | P.O. Box 5098, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $58 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Galu Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Diani Beach
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“1st Floor has a good view”
 of 5 bubbles St123454321, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
“Pool view rooms, King-size deluxe rooms”
 of 5 bubbles martinmU4494PX, Mar 7, 2016 | Read review
“rooms on 1 floor”
 of 5 bubbles St123454321, Nov 17, 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 395ankurs, Sep 21, 2015 | Read review
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