We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Stilts Backpackers

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 28
          US$ 27
          Great Deal
          US$ 28
          US$ 28
          Traveller (99)
          Room & Suite (12)
          Dining (10)
          Diani Backpackers
          246 reviews
          #2 of 65 Speciality lodging in Diani Beach
           
          The Sands at Nomad
          417 reviews
          #7 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          Diani Sea Resort
          976 reviews
          #5 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          Waterlovers Beach Resort
          378 reviews
          #3 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          Overview
          • Excellent81%
          • Very good13%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          “bush babies” (66 reviews)
          “tree house” (69 reviews)
          “forty thieves” (18 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Available
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Bar/Lounge
          Laundry Service
          Air Conditioning
          All hotel details
          Diani Backpackers
          246 reviews
          #2 of 65 Speciality lodging in Diani Beach
           
          The Sands at Nomad
          417 reviews
          #7 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          Diani Sea Resort
          976 reviews
          #5 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          Waterlovers Beach Resort
          378 reviews
          #3 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Write a Review
          Turn Your Opinions into Points!
          Turn your opinions into JPMiles
          Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
          *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
          JPMiles / Payback Arrow
          JPMiles / PAYBACK
          50
          Reviews (218)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for Stilts Backpackers See the most recent reviews

          21 - 25 of 218 reviews

          Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

          The place is just 2 minutes walking distance from Diani beach, it's in a natural green area and safe (controlled by security). The staff and the owner are very kind and helpful! You can find a cozy bar-restaurant to chill after the beach as well....More

          Thank YOTraveller
          Reviewed 15 November 2016

          Wayne went out of his way to make our stay the best it could be and was incredibly helpful with his local knowledge and advice. The place is very cool and also sits right next to a nature park, so if you're an animal lover...More

          Thank Shan R
          Response from StiltsBackpackers, Owner at Stilts BackpackersResponded 18 March 2017

          Hi Shan, Hope your doing well. Thank you so much for spending some of your time off with us. We are truly grateful you choose us to stay with and hope to host you again one day. Cheers Wayne

          Reviewed 8 November 2016

          Last summer (2016) my friend and I travelled East-Africa. A friend told us about Stilts, so we initially booked a couple of days. We ended up staying three weeks: that basically says it all. The hostel itself is amazing. The hostel is perfectly located for...More

          Thank sbode1505
          Response from StiltsBackpackers, Manager at Stilts BackpackersResponded 18 March 2017

          Svenja, as you know you touched our hearts more than words will ever say. From a few days planned to eventually staying 3 weeks. This is something that hapends from time to time here. It hapends when warm hearts and beautiful souls like yours choose...More

          Reviewed 7 November 2016

          We stayed at Stilts Backpackers between 21-10-2016 and 03-11-2016. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, Wayne, who runs the place was a wealth of information and looked after everyone's welfare. The reserve is patrolled 24/7 and we were made to feel very safe....More

          Thank paulds744
          Response from StiltsBackpackers, Manager at Stilts BackpackersResponded 18 March 2017

          Hi Paul, Thanks for your review. We had a blast hanging out with the 4 of you. So glad you enjoyed your first trip to Kenya and look forward to seeing you again. Keep safe buddy. Thank you Wayne

          Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

          I stayed in a tent for two nights and couldn't ask for a better experience. Everything was near perfect. Staff was amazing. The owner Wayne is super helpful and informative. Always willing to help and always gives the best prices possible. I've been traveling almost...More

          Thank sroth67
          Response from StiltsBackpackers, Owner at Stilts BackpackersResponded 18 March 2017

          Wow I am so humbled by your review. Thank you so much, I will be sure to pass your comments onto the staff. It was so nice meeting you and having you stay with us. We thank you for trusting us to be part of...More

          Diani Backpackers
          246 reviews
          #2 of 65 Speciality lodging in Diani Beach
           
          The Sands at Nomad
          417 reviews
          #7 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          Diani Sea Resort
          976 reviews
          #5 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          Waterlovers Beach Resort
          378 reviews
          #3 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Breakfast Available
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 21 - US$ 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and HostelWorld so you can book your Stilts Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Kenya >
          • Coast Province >
          • Ukunda >
          • Diani Beach
          • Also Known As
          • Stilts Backpackers Hotel Diani
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (99)
          Room & Suite (12)
          Dining (10)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Hotel & Grounds (92)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
          Nearby
          Diani Sea Lodge
          465 reviews
          .83 km away
           
          Waterlovers Beach Resort
          378 reviews
          .85 km away
           
          Diani Sea Resort
          976 reviews
          .94 km away
           
          Hotel Diani House
          44 reviews
          .49 km away
           
          Morning Star Resort
          18 reviews
          .91 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant
          951 reviews
          .28 km away
          Nomad Restaurant
          367 reviews
          1.61 km away
          Kokkos Cafe Bistro
          156 reviews
          .51 km away
          Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro
          793 reviews
          .46 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Skydive Diani
          56 reviews
          .91 km away
          Let's Go Wild Safaris - Day Tours
          23 reviews
          .91 km away
          Kifaru Tours & Safari - Day Tour
          29 reviews
          .91 km away
          Diani Tours and Safaris - Private Day Tours
          27 reviews
          .63 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Joe H
          What's the best (we're keeping to a strictly low budget) to get to Stilts from central Mombassa. Thanks, Joe
          8 January 2017|
          Answer Show all 3 answers
          Response from FrancisMM | Reviewed this property |
          I think you can just take a local matatu to Diani Beach. Stilts is located quite central in Diani.
          0
          Votes
          Google Translation
          Room Tips
          "Treehouses have a shared bathroom"
          Read review
          "Put your mosquito net under your mattress so nothing can come in."
          Read review
          "Worth getting a treehouse"
          Read review
          "Try the pancakes with bananas! It will blow your mind!"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing