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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was here in Feb 2017 and I liked the place. Its cool, nice and actually the best place to be. I received a warm welcome by the receptionist I got there, his name Joseph, he helped out with my luggage, he's so quick and sharp, checked me in and showed me to my room, briefed me on my package...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay here was fantastic. First we would like to thank the hotel management for an upgrade to a superior room on second floor and the room was amazing!!! The view from the balcony was amazing where we overlooked the main pool and the ocean!! Simply superb..The hotel sits on a big piece of land, but the rooms are positioned...

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Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swahili Beach still ranks among my favourite hotels in the world. We have stayed twice before and this time did not disappoint. A warm welcome is assured, as is the smooth check in procedure. Our superior room was spacious, clean and perfectly appointed. The pool area remains a thing of beauty, although I would have liked more attentive poolside service...

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to pen a review about your recent stay with us at Swahili Beach Resort. We are delighted to note that this was your third stay with us and that your overall experience was memorable. Thank you for your positive comments on the food, the pool the room and, most importantly, the quality...

Bensheim, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is one place on earth where I´m perfectly happy and that´s Swahili Beach Resort! If you can't believe it´s as beautiful as it looks on the pictures in the internet, believe me, its even better in reality. When you approach the gate the excitement rises, then you enter the lobby and its breathtaking wonderful. The swahili architecture fits just...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the hotel recently on business. I was traveling with a VIP and the hotel staff were incredibly accommodating of this individual's needs. They went out of their way to make sure that all necessary arrangements were made. One of our guests had a minor health issue and the hotel staff acted quickly to call in a doctor to...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This property has the nicest rooms and swimming pool i have enjoyed in a hotel for a long time. Food variety and selection was great as well. The layout and ambience of the hotel is very pleasant, and i would recommend a visit here anytime.

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write about your recent stay at Swahili Beach Resort. We are grateful for your comments about the rooms, swimming pool, the food and ambiance. These are some of the aspects of the resort that make it unique and special. We look forward to your next stay. With warm regards, Jeff Mukolwe General...

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow….I have just read the review by Lerata Alma and I feel absolutely compelled to respond. I stayed at Swahili Beach resort 29 Jan - 8 Feb 2017 with ‘the Berber’ (previous review) The only point I agree with Lerata on is the ‘missing towel rail’ in the bathroom areas. This reviewer obviously did not undertake proper research of a...

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Thank AngeliqueArtist
Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. While we appreciate you coming to our defense, we would like to request that you allow us the opportunity to respond directly to the guest whose experience was less than expected. Having said that, we are glad that you and the Berber had a great time and look forward to your next booking....

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Being the first time in this hotel, I was blown away by the vast space of the property. The rooms are tastefully done with a Swahili touch. The rooms are super spacious even for a standard room. They have a gym for those who are addicts to exercising:-). They have amazing large swimming pools. The food tastes really good and...

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at Swahili Beach Resort. We are glad that your first time experience exceeded your expectations. The team and I are delighted that, among other things, you enjoyed the size of the rooms, the pool and the food. Thank you for offering to recommend us...

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Spent a week in Swahili Beach. The hotel service is second to none. The staff are friendly, One thing I must mention is their food. No stomach upsets during the entire stay. This is very key and I commend the team.

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Swahili Beach Resort. We are glad that the week you spent with us was memorable. Thank you for appreciating the service, the staff and the food. We take this this opportunity to welcome you back for another stay. Best regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 11, 2017

I have visited Kenya and Diani beach several times now. This time we chose Swahili Beach Resort as it was my wife's birthday for a 10 night stay. We specifically chose a more couple focused luxury hotel, as we were without children on a romantic break. We were not disappointed. I arranged this vacation independently (non package) as i am...

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Taylor, Thank you so very much for your comprehensive and very detailed review. I am not sure whether "review" does it justice, as it is a genuine and honest 'guide to visiting Swahili Beach Resort'. The Team and I are humbled by your objective comments. Most importantly, we are extremely pleased that you and your wife enjoyed your stay...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swahili Beach is much more than meets the eye. Culture and history provide its very soul. From the architecture and the aromas to the music, it teases the senses. Drawing you in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swahili Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach Road | Diani-Mombasa, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $155 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swahili Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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#1 Business Hotel in Diani Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Low numbers nearer reception. Superior rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles AngeliqueArtist, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Lower numbers are nearer main building. Worth the extra for a superior room on ground floor with double doors onto private terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles theberber, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
“Superior rooms-quite spacious”
 of 5 bubbles charlesgmaina, Jan 30, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor seemed to be cooler than those upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles nekjo2008, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“get rooms on the first floor for better view of the gardens and pools”
 of 5 bubbles pamelamZ9360UI, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
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