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Diani Backpackers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ah Diani! Where the Golden Tusker Rivers flow. It was definitely hard to leave this place yet alone walk by that stage 😁 Drinks aside the staff are amazing and very welcoming! Great location very secure and close to the beach with a chilled, easy going atmosphere. STAY HERE!

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Thank 215haydenn
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved staying here!! It was such a good experience, and a lot of fun. I loved meeting people from all over the world, and the staff were really friendly. It was so close to the beach, and had everything needed on site.

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

I visited last month as was immediately made to feel welcome by Reesha, Farhad, Esther and the whole Diani Backpackers family. Rooms were clean, comfortable and well priced, and the poolside/bar area is lovely to relax, have a drink and meet new faces! I visited during 'Diani Rules' weekend so it was very lively with a great communal atmosphere. Overall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best place to stay in Diani!!! Absolutely loved my stay here with amazing staff, comfortable beds and a great atmosphere. Esther was especially amazing and made everyone feel at home! Cannot recommend this place any more and cannot wait until my next stay here!

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Thank Gina C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome. They have lots of fun games to play, including foozball, volleyball and darts. The bar is fully stocked with reasonable prices. The staff make you feel right at home. The beach is just minutes away. They helped me organise other activities around town, and called me a taxi whenever I needed at no extra cost! Cheers... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is hands down the best hostel in Kenya. It's cheap. The food is delicious. The staff is friendly. It's in a safe, clean environment. It has the nicest pool of any hostel I've visited. The garden is beautiful, and well maintained. I can't wait to come back again soon. Thanks Diani Backpackers for the unforgettable time!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a terrific place for everyone who loves to party and chill around with other. The stuff is very friendly and it is a familiar atmosphere. I specially liked Estee who was the one who organised the tours. She was very warm hearted and looked after everyone. The eight beds room where I stayed was ok but since the... More 

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Thank Maria L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was a realy great experience! Ship with good services, food is fantastic, staff amazing and nice dorm rooms :) Diani beach is so beautifful with unforgetable lands!!! For sure, Backpackers is the place to be in diani!!!! Thx a lot guys! <3

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

SouthCoast Backpackers in from far one of the best backpackers I ever stayed in. The location, the team, and the atmosphere all together makes the perfect place to stay in all AFRICA, not only speaking of the wonderful swimming pool, the garden, the beach volleyball pitch and obviously it goes without saying the amazing bar always full of Tuskers.. Only... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

really friendly staff but the facility needs to be maintained better. I was given a bed in the front room that everyone used like a hallway (including the dogs and cat). I didn't see them changing the bed sheet after people checked out.... maybe they do this later. nice little place that needs to be maintained better. if you want... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
More stylish and security conscious than the average backpackers, Diani Backpackers has dorms and privates in a lovely house. Come to party at the 24-hour bar and pool, chill out in the lush garden, or catch up on sleep in the baobab dorm, where beds wrap around the trunk of a tree. There's a volleyball court, great daily menu and lockers. Turn right after KFI supermarket. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diani Backpackers

Address: 1400 K.F.I. Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya (Formerly South Coast Backpackers)
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $11 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 52
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