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The Sands at Nomad

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Pool & Beach (175)
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Pool & Beach (175)
Room & Suite (150)
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The Hotel is set amid 25 acres of indigenous forest fronted by 225 meters of Kenyas most unspoilt stretches of white sand and aquamarine sea. All rooms with en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, individual air condition. Minibar, Safe, Satelite TV, Telephone and Internet access, 24 hour room service.The restaurant offers a wide selection of international cuisine, pastas, pizzas & Japanese dishes.
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Property amenities
Pool
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room features
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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HOTEL STYLE
Boutique
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HOTEL CLASS
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Full view
Getting there
Ukunda Airport3 km
Moi Intl Airport33 km
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Our Colubus suite was amazing. Plenty of space, and a big terrace for relaxation - just above the pool area.
Service impeccable - very attentive and friendly all the time.
This is a place not to be missed - located on the best part of Diani Beach with soft sand to walk on - also
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Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review! We are very pleased, that you have enjoyed your stay with us!! Thanks for telling the world!!
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Thought I splash out to have a bit of luxury after a long drive getting to Diani beach, Kenya.
Its not cheap but I guess your paying for its location.
Bedrooms nice with A/c. (One bathroom light didn't work).
Pool not as clean as I hoped. But nice area to relax in, beds right up
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Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for your review! Sorry to hear about the juice- which is normally fresh fruit Juice and should not be watered at all- we do not add sugar also....Thank you for this information and I will hjae a close look into the production!
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The best thing about this place is the food, it's outstanding. The rooms are nice, however I would suggest they add an electric kettle and some tea/coffee pouches, since this is something you would expect in any decent hotel.
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Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Your comment regarding the electric kettle has been well received and we shall implement your request!!
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We had one of the superior cottage rooms right on the beach. It was wonderful to be able to walk out straight onto the beach. The swimming pool is one of the most fabulous I've ever experienced. The staff were so good one of the gardener's offered to lend my wife his flip flops f
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Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad
Responded 24 Oct 2018
Thank you very much for your kind review! We are very happy, that you have enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you!
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My wife and I spent 3 nights here after a long safari and we needed to down time.

Our room was considered ocean view but it was really ocean front. The room was very large and had a great view of the ocean.

The mattress was very comfotable and the pillows were nice.

The room
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Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad
Responded 18 Oct 2018
Thank you for your nice comments!!
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Mbuyu Grand Suite interior - complete with goldfish pond!
Inside Our Beach Cottage
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View from our Oceanfront Cottages
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Is there all an inclusive package?
No. It's a regular hotel.
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@dianibeachboy: is it possible to get a crib for our small (1.5 year) daughter to sleep in? Our plan was to travel with our portable crib but it would be easier to use yours if available. Thanks
No problem at all, for Infants we provide Baby bed free of charge!!
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How far is this hotel from Kenya International Airport How much is the taxi fare?
Its about 45 km from Mombasa Airport, app 2 hour transfer, cost is 120 Euro return transfer
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Is the pricing per night "per person"?
The price is per room unless you have all inclusive packages: those are per person
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If this is Africa and not the US Then address the following Issues: 1. Why do they charge 3 Times what the US would charge for comparable product, and then offer an inferior product 2. One should not lower expectations especially when paying for a five Star Hotel. A Five Star should be comparable to any Five Star in the World. Kenya is not exempt from this rule. 3. The standard of service and food should be higher because they pay their workers in Shillings not dollars. They also pay for their food and other inputs in Shillings. We pay for the Rooms in Dollars. 4. Tourism is a competitive International Market and every country, the US included are competing for those dollars. Wise up Africans 5. Give us our Dollars Worth Accommodations, Food and Service.
Are you serious!!!! B
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"The more you pay the better the room"
"I loved the ocean view suite - can't go wrong with top or bottom floor."
"New beach front apartments being renovated providing the best views"
"Did not have a good room so I cannot recommend at all"
"The Colobus Suite (room 19) was a perfect couples room."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 186 - US$ 561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the sands at nomad hotel dianisands at nomad dianisands at nomad hotel diani
LOCATION
KenyaCoast ProvinceUkundaDiani Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
37
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