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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I visited Diani for our anniversary and found the Swahili Beach Resort after doing some ample research and we were blown away. Our trip got off to a rough start as we missed our flight from Nairobi to Mombasa due to traffic. So after arriving hours after we expected, the staff was incredibly gracious by keeping a... More 

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at the Swahili after a long and tiring flight from Masai Mara. Lovely hotel, very spacious and light. It felt a bit too big but it had a calmness about it. The rooms were spacious but slightly disappointing as parts were tired looking and neglected. Not the cleanest . Our last guest had left bits of food in... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at Swahili Beach Resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. Please allow me to offer my sincerest apologies for the experiences that left a negative impact on your stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about... More 

Nairobi
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our three-night stay at Swahili Beach. Great ambiance, great helpful stuff, and FANTASTIC feta samosas at the Baharini Restaurant by the beach. Everything was bomb except for the stupid girl at the reception shamelessly flirting with my man!

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

Dear Guest, We are grateful that you have taken the time to write a review about your recent stay with us at Swahili Beach Resort. The team at Barharini are overjoyed that you loved the feta samosas. We are all also pleased that you enjoyed the ambiance and that the staff were available to assist whenever required. Please accept my... More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

worst ever hotel I have stayed at. we booked the hotel for a night because we were in Diani for the day and did not want to drive back to town centre in the evening. we checked into the hotel at noon and when we got to the room I checked all the facilities, cleanliness and if I had all... More 

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback regarding your recent stay at Swahili Beach Resort. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the not having your room as requested on arrival and for the unclean balcony. I have shared this with both the Front Desk and housekeeping teams with a view of ensuring it does not happen again. I am equally apologetic... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

planning my visit next week with my husband for our birthdays and anniversary...never been there before but i hope to have a wonderful time ..i don't want anything to ruin this week for us..the reviews seem great thats why i chose this place..

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Swahili Beach Resort for your birthday and anniversary celebrations. I am eager to know how your stay with us is and request that you contact me on gm@swahilibeach.com or ask for me at reception. I will be glad to do what I can to make your stay even more memorable. Happy Celebrations, Jeff Mukolwe... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with my family in this wonderful resort for 11 days in August 2016. It was a fantastic time, the architecture of the hotel (in arabic style) is spectacular, very beautiful entrance and pool complex, it makes you feel as if you were in a bond movie...The staff are super helpful, there was a wedding while we were there... More 

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Thank Luis A
Rwanda
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture,environment and ambience gives you a homely feeling. This is one of the best resorts in south coast Mombasa. The staffs are friendly. The food is delicious. You can take a walk outside the resort and visit other places like a supermarket,beaches etc. I enjoyed my stay. Keep it up guys.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for a wedding and the space is well designed for a romantic event. Spacious, clean rooms designed in the Swahili theme. The swimming pool is excellent with several levels and plenty of well- shaded sun beds. The beach bar is also great and spacious. Staff are very friendly and helpful. However the food isn't as great as one... More 

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Thank Mel M
Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at Swahili till we left my family and I had such a lovely time with great staff always following up on us if we were o.k. The food was amazing - the buffet variety at dinner was impressive and the food at the beach bar even better. Our rooms were spacious and bigger than we... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lets start with the pro's, Beautiful architecture and layout. Owners were clever to give slightly large rooms and huge tiered pool to compensate for the lack of sea view and small beach. Period !!! Umm those are the pro's folks !! NOW THE CON'S !!!!! HOPE I HAVE ENOUGH INK !! Swahili beach is still rated 5* .. How is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swahili Beach is much more than meets the eye. Culture and history provides 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, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $151 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swahili Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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