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    Diani Backpackers

    1400 K.F.I. Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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    • Excellent84%
    • Very good11%
    • Average3%
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    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Southern Palms Beach Resort
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    Reviewed September 8, 2016

    This place is just wonderful, It;s just so relaxing and comfortable to stay there, The staff is really friendly and they want to help you with every way they could, The food is really good there, the swimming pool is awesome too, Even the people...More

    2  Thank Youssef O
    Response from travelbuff2012, Owner at Diani BackpackersResponded September 12, 2016

    Dear Youssef, thank you for your nice review. We're glad your found our place wonderful. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Safe travels! ~Justin

    Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

    This was my first backpacking experience and all I can say is it was such an excellent experience can't wait to go back early next year. Ali, Onesmus, Purity, Paul and all the staff were amazing they made me feel so at home was so...More

    1  Thank Kanana M
    Response from travelbuff2012, Owner at Diani BackpackersResponded September 12, 2016

    Dear Kanana, Thank you for reviewing our establishment. I will pass your compliments on to the staff. We love making guests happy. We are happy, when you are happy. So, thanks for making our day! Cheers, Justin

    Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

    My highlight of Diani Backpackers is the amount of energy by both the staff as well as people who stay there while backpacking. The accommodation in the dorms is superb as well, with cleaning and change of sheets in the morning; though the food is...More

    1  Thank Felixie L
    Response from travelbuff2012, Owner at Diani BackpackersResponded September 12, 2016

    Dear Felixie, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are thrilled you found our accommodation "superb". We are coming out with a new cocktail / shooters menu which will make our "well stocked bar" even better! We are also introducing...More

    Reviewed August 21, 2016

    Hey,hey i can't wait to go back. It's a wonderful place. The staff are awesome,very friendly and make you feel at home.What you want to do is ask the kind of activities that can be done around and further out so that you have everything...More

    1  Thank Charles K
    Response from travelbuff2012, Owner at Diani BackpackersResponded September 12, 2016

    Dear Charles, Thank you for writing us such a nice review. Making our guest feel at home is exactly what aim for. I will congratulate the staff on a job well done. Providing a safe, clean, environment for fellow travelers is the reason we exist....More

    Reviewed August 11, 2016

    Spent a week here in june. There is a beautiful pool, with an awesome poolside bar. Friendly staff. Free wifi. Lots of activities going on. They helped organize a scuba dive in Wasini Island and managed to score me a great discount. Could not have...More

    1  Thank jimstein555
    Southern Palms Beach Resort
    1,331 reviews
    #9 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    The Sands At Chale Island
    530 reviews
    #3 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    The Sands at Nomad
    432 reviews
    #7 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort
    315 reviews
    #13 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
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    • $20 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 52
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    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
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    Kate K
    July 8, 2017|
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    Response from Karey W | Reviewed this property |
    Payment is per person.
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    MMehary
    April 21, 2017|
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    Response from travelbuff2012 | Property representative |
    Hi Mehary, the beach is just a few minutes walk down the road. A private room for 3 people costs 4200. 3 beds in our cheapest dorm costs 3450 per night. If you book on our website, everyone in your group will get the 4th... More
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    chalongmuir
    October 4, 2016|
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    Response from travelbuff2012 | Property representative |
    Hi Safarilink flies to the coast from the Mara, however flights are quite expensive. The cheaper option would be for you to go the Nairobi, and from there you can fly to Ukunda with Jambojet for about 6,000 ksh one way.
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    "Dorms are always nice, if you go with your couple get a bungalow"
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    "Don't choose the dorm thats not in the main building. Very hot and uncomfortable."
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    "I splurged and stayed in the solo room with private bathroom which was great!"
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    "Outside cottage was great."
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