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Diani Sea Resort

Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401 Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence


#13 of 33 hotels in Diani Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Set on the most beautiful unspoiled crystal white sandy beaches on the south coast of Kenya. The expansive compound is shaded by coconut palm and a myriad of exotic tropical trees & flowers; the resort offers the ultimate tropical paradise. Animal life abounds in the compound and various varieties of monkeys can be seen jumping around in the vicinity. Bright white against the blue sky, the hotel has 170 rooms. The rooms are of 3 main categories: Standard rooms with garden view, Family rooms & Bahari rooms with sea/pool view. All rooms have TVs, coffee/tea making facilities, mini bars are in the Bahari rooms
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Poolside bar
Mini golf
Tennis court
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Kids club
Airport transportation
Car hire
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Full body massage
Head massage
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Italian


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Grade: 45 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.75 miles
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We originally reserved a smaller family room which we requested to move out of because the room didn't have AC. The staff were pleasant and with a fee upgraded us to a better room, closer to the beach. My highlights of this hotel are: -Activities through the day for the kids. -There was always food available and it was delicious, a lot of fresh fruit. -Beach area was always kept clean -Always felt safe. -Staff were really friendly The only bad thing was the shower, if you took a shower expect the whole bathroom floor to get soaked.
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My wife and I have just returned from a 12 night stay at DSR following a 5 day safari and it was a perfect place to chill out after an excellent but tiring tour with Transtrek safaris who I would highly recommend. My son and sister also joined us for the safari and first week at the Hotel to celebrate my 60th birthday and I was overwhelmed with the cake and celebratory presentation dance the waiting staff put on for me at dinner. When talking about the staff here we couldn't have asked for a more friendly helpful team they are outstanding, the Resort should be proud of them and I hope this message of appreciation gets back to them. Everyone was a joy but I will just give a special mention to the one's we talked to most, firstly Valentine of reservations who I corrasponded with online for several months before our visit and she was always quick and accommodating with her replies. Nasib and Daniel of animation always found time to talk and joke with us even though we didn't take part in all the activities while Nzai Ali Swaleh Ruwa and Lydia gave fantastic waiting service from the bar and dining room. Restaurant supervisor Sheila also went out of her way to try and make sure there was more ice on hand for evening drinks after we complained of a lack of it and Koi who kept the pool area clean and tidy always gave us a morning "Jambo" when we settled down on our sunbeds around the amazing warm pool. The guys on the front desk were also very helpful. The only fault I could give of this resort apart from sometimes being short of ice in the evenings is the room towels could be a bit softer but this is a minor issue and there are far more positives including beautifully kept gardens an excellent beachfront location and some good evening entertainment. Thank you to the DSR team for a wonderful stay.
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The most stunning view of the Indian Ocean,Amazing beach...., Entertainment nights were spectacular, very professional staff...good food. I had the most amazing experience. I have to go back, again and again....
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Pros: nice location, good food, friendly staff. Cons: worn out, check out at 10am, with no room for guests to shower and freshen up if their flight departs late. The hotel is big, so a couple of rooms should b allocated for guests who depart late. Towels extremely stinky. Either not washed properly, or not dried properly. Smelled like heave sweat. Disgusting. Management should look into it. Overall ok experience.
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wonderful place to stay. "myself and family stayed at Diani sea resort 11 nights and found it to be a wonderful hotel, we found all the staff to be the friendliest and most hard-working people we have ever met and nothing was to much trouble for them. the hotel is set in lovely gardens that the gardeners work very hard to maintain the grounds. the beach is allso very nice and is only a short walk down it to forty theives bar where we spent a few nights , fantastic bar and restaurant. we did a 3-day safari with jt(JULIUS TACT) safaris, excellent company and the owner Julius is a true gentleman and works very hard to give you the best safari he can. i would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to anyone and cannot think of one negative, very clean and maintained and the food was always very good and fresh. we hope to return very soon as we really loved this place and the staff."
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$174 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Diani Sea Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Diani Sea Resort?
Nearby attractions include Tandori (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Diani Sea Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Diani Sea Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Diani Sea Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Diani Sea Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mi Lola Tapas & Wine Bar, Tiki Bar, and Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Diani Sea Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Diani Sea Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Diani Sea Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Diani Sea Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Diani Sea Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Italian.
Does Diani Sea Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.