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bristol
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights before going on a 3 day safari and then returned to the hotel for 6 nights. The room was spacious, the bed large and comfortable. The pool is idyllic and cleaned pretty meticulously every day. Actually there are multiple pools... but the main ones for swimming and relaxing are the ones at the top... More 

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Thank LadyLawless
Diani Beach, Kenya
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93 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed over for a night out with the family and it was very good. The swimming pools alone make this place special. Great food and good service. The dinner buffet is very good. Try the Spa while there. It is a fair walk, but worth it.

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Thank Henry M
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice rustic hotel with Swahili coastal character… the staff are easily its best attribute, very friendly and helpful. The rooms are… rustic… large, well appointed, with comfortable beds. In room safes, novel bath tubs, nice showers. Food is good, if a little ordinary; meals served as a buffet. There are a couple of restaurants in the hotel but they... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ever dreamed of staying at a place that screams romance everywhere you look? We were wooed in by the carved doors at the main gate. As soon as we walked through the front door we knew this would be an experience like no other. The rooms are insanely seductive, you will never want to leave but you will, because the... More 

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1 Thank mzuri16
Warsaw, Poland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent two weeks with my wife at Swahili Beach Resort. First of all we got robbed from our room from our safe! We lost over 400$ and hotel stuff didn't do much about it. Second thing was a big rat that was living beside our apartment. We were seeing him everyday. When someone from next room ordered room service... More 

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3 Thank Wiktorio
Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay with us. We are troubled by your revelation that you were robbed while staying with us. The team and I have checked our reports and have no record of any such incident being reported, during your stay. We have an very elaborate procedure of... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived around 5pm,were greeted with a cool dawa and shown to our room after a speedy check in. The room was huge, had a little ocean view and had everything we required although when you used the tea / coffee it wasn't replaced, the bathroom amenities were never refilled either. You were however given 2 small bottles of water... More 

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1 Thank TRobbo
Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5-star review. I am pleased to note that you had a relaxing time with us and that most of our service exceeded your expectations. I have shared your comments with the team and they are glad to have played a role in making your vacation a memorable and enjoyable experience. We look forward to... More 

Kigali, Rwanda
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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is always great being back here and always enjoy our time at the hotel. The staff are very friendly,the rooms are spacious and food is good. We loved the changes done to the beach area for the hotel, good idea.

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Thank Gwiza
Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review, We are pleased to have had the opportunity to host you, for the second time, at Swahili Beach Resort. The team is glad to note that you had an enjoyable break and appreciated the improvements we have made on the beach. We look forward to hosting you for the third time and... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a total of 7 days at Swahili beach Resort late last month and were overwhelmed by EVERYTHING! The staff who helped plan our 2-day wedding went above and beyond to show us Kenyan hospitality at it's best - we never got a "no" to any of our requests. Thank you Axel, Eddah and Naomi! The... More 

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Thank Yobdar B
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

the rooms are so luxurious and all of them well placed, comfort like no other, I love that when you leave the room everything switches off so its great that they are taking care of the environment, No wasted services or utilities, yet all is very modern facilities, its such a great experience, quiet elegance and very relaxing time, food... More 

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Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your 5-star review. We are pleased that we exceeded your expectations in all areas and made your stay truly memorable. Karibu tena. Best regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager More 

Burgas
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Best place to enjoy life and relax. The hotel is very comfortable, clean and the staf is really polite and helpful. I,m here at the moment and really enjoy the life and will return for sure! Oooo, I forged the meals and drinks, believe me, they are amazing! Thank,s to the management of the place, they really know the business... More 

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Thank mitzov
Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach Resort, responded to this review

Jambo, We are pleased to read your 5-star review on your recent stay with us. Thank you for all your positive comments about the team, the food and the hotel in general. Thank you also, for assuring us that you will be back. We look forward to the next opportunity to host you. Best regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swahili Beach is much more than meets the eye. Culture and history provide its very soul. From the architecture and the aromas to the music, it teases the senses. Drawing you in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swahili Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach Road | Diani-Mombasa, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: ₹ 10,364 - ₹ 33,070 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swahili Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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#1 Business Hotel in Diani Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
#6 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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