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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed at Kusini Beach Cottages five or six times, and it never disappoints! The cottages are beautiful and literally just steps from one of the world's most beautiful beaches. The service is excellent: you bring your own fresh groceries and drinks (or you can send the staff to go shopping for you), and a personal chef (included in the... More 

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Nairobi
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I were looking to spend a few days away from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi. We couldn't have picked a more perfect place than Kusini! We stayed at Pepo cottage which offers lots of privacy, fantastic views of the ocean just meters away and elegant in its simplicity. The staff were so wonderful, welcoming and helpful... More 

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Ibiza, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We arrived late, it was dark but we could hear the ocean nearby. The villa private chef cooked delicious fresh fish. The property was very quiet and ideal for relaxation after long trip around Kenya. The following morning we were impressed by the beauty of the beach, incredibly white sand just some meters away from our villa. Thank you Pepo... More 

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Argentina
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Just back from a restful couple of days at Kusini Beach Cottages after a week of travelling through southern Kenya with friends. The beach is nothing short of paradise, but what really sets this place apart is Pepo's hospitality, attention to detail and overall generous attitude. Just imagine you go visit a friend who happens to own a piece of... More 

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Thank Diego C
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

most horrible cottages i have been seen. very dirty (no cleaning: old cigarettes under the bed,...), no service (you have to wait hours for support: our benchmark is more than 3 hours ;-) ), cooks come when they want, ... positive: nice beach with only a few beach boys

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Pepo M, Owner at Kusini Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Dear G_M_11_11, seems to me like if somebody by the name G_M_11_11 wants to inflict some sort of damage to our reputation. It will be nice if you could identify yourself and we could discuss your "remarks" more accurately. If something all owners (of hotels, villas, cottages) have been doing in this very beautiful Diani beach, is upgrading and maintaining... More 

Spokane, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Beautiful cottages on the beach with a lot of character, very comfortable, open floor space. Pepo, the owner, very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Excellent local food, fresh seafood and very good service. Snorkeling close by.

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Thank Serban I
Nairobi
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

Here’s a place in which to forget the bustling city & the formula of most coastal hotels. Don a kikoi, a hat, walk barefoot, be a lizard & gaze out over an infinity pool, swim at night- in your own time. Add to that, personally select your dinner- more than likely fresh seafood. Have your cottage chef & steward prepare... More 

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diani
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

I celebrated my birthday in the private cottage on the beach at Kusini. It was amazing experience, the chef was great. We got all the service and the feeling that we are all alone ! Thank you Gris and pepo !

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Don't get me wrong, if you are looking for nice but basic cottages (no AC for example) Kusini Beach Cottages are a good choice. We have been going there for over 10 years so obviously we like it there. But no, we won't be going there again. First of all we feel that the recent price increases are not justified.... More 

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Reviewed 10 April 2013

Having lived 12+ years in Kenya and Africa, we have stayed at many houses and hotels on the Kenyan Coast. Kusini ranks among our favourites - simple yet stylish decor, excellent service and located on one of the most beautiful spots on Galu Beach. Our chef cooked such delicious food - with fresh sea food sourced from the local fishermen... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Home away from Home !! we provide fully furnished cottages and villas with equipped kitchen. A personal chef will cook delights and a room steward will clean your "home", set your table and serve your meals. Child friendly we are in the most beautiful part of Diani (the south). With an Excellent beach and beautiful garden, we offer amenities like use of tennis court (free), Kayaks (free)and beach tennis (free). All sort of water sports at a walking distance. We insist on SELF catering since there are plenty of supermarkets in Diani, Fresh fish and sea food will be offer to you daily at your door step. FREE WIFI available along the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kusini Beach Cottages

Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: ₹ 9,780 - ₹ 19,151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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#21 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Ensure you close the windows when you leave your room as the vervet or syke monkeys may help themselves to whatever appeals to them. Supermarkets are close by & it's advisable to do a main shop at the beginning of your stay to avoid interrupting your precious free time here.”
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