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Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers

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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eco lodge”(54 reviews)
“compost toilets”(17 reviews)
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Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We literally fell in love with this ecolodge, the concept, the people. You wake up in a garden, head out for a dip in the Kilifi creek before sunrise, and enjoy a delicious breakfast with fresh coffee and avocado toast ! The bandas are very...More

Thank thomasbarucchi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love coming here time and time again for its welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff. Its one of the places in Kenya where you can really enjoy the company of locals as well as interesting foreigners who have all come to share the same purposes....More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bandas are great, its amazing to shower on a private courtyard outside, and the compost toilets are important in terms of the mazingira. chilling by the pool with the ocean nearby is such a great feeling compared to the hustle and bustle of Nairobi...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hard work and thought that goes into the management and daily running of this little paradise is very clear when you are here. Unlike other backpackers, the staff are very friendly and helpful which makes the vibe of the whole place really great. I...More

Thank CHRISTINE N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say.... This place certainly makes you feel home. Their super friendly staff, their breathtaking amenities including a pool, bar, volleyball court and a stage for events nestled into the most beautiful nature, their access to the Kilifi creek where you can admire...More

Thank SamHue
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 23 - US$ 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 23 - US$ 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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walid a
20 April 2017|
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Response from DistantRelatives | Property representative |
Hi Walid, Sorry for the late reply. Thank you so much for getting in touch. I think the best way to send it to us is to share it on google drive. I'm not allowed to share our email address here but you can findit on our... More
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Begoña P
7 March 2016|
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Response from Frida B | Reviewed this property |
There's a small beach just a few minutes walk. Not far to travel to larger beaches. There's possibility to snorkel within short traveling distances too. Better organise the snorkeling with a professional company, I went with... More
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Chokoishii
23 June 2015|
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Response from DistantRelatives | Property representative |
Hi there! Great to hear from you! Your cheapest bet apart from taking several matatus would most likely be by bus. There seems to be at least two companies doing Moshi to Mombasa (Tahmeed and Raqib) but I am sure there... More
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"private banda's are super unique and beautiful"
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"Camping is available of needed"
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"I love the private banda rooms!! If you want a unique outdoor bathroom experience with a beautiful view into..."
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"The Bandas have a nice private courtyard with outside shower, and flowers."
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