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    Stilts Backpackers

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
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    Breakfast Available
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    21 - 25 of 211 reviews

    Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

    3 of us visited stilts and had a really excellent stay. We stayed in the 3 person private. It had a large powerful fan and A good shower. It was comfortable, and we had a nice porch with an outdoor fan. The owner is called...More

    Thank Gortonmr
    Response from StiltsBackpackers, Owner at Stilts BackpackersResponded 4 April 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind words. It was great having you guys stay with us and look forward to hanging out again some day. Safe travels Wayne

    Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

    Stayed at Diani for a few nights and was seriously blown away at how great the Hostel is.. Wayne, The guy who runs the place, was extremely helpful, kind and accomodating. Felt really really safe, The food was affordable and great!! Met so many lovely...More

    Thank TessMarie03
    Response from StiltsBackpackers, Owner at Stilts BackpackersResponded 18 March 2017

    Hi Tessa, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad we could be part of your holiday and hope to see you again very soon. From the entire staff we wish you all the best. Wayne

    Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

    Had a great stay in Stilts. Really relaxed natural atmosphere in great location ,close to beach and 40s beach bar. The owner Wayne always there to give helpful advice on kite conditions and local area, and then feed the bush babies every evening. We stayed...More

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

    Hi Vince, Thank you for taking the time to tell others what you experienced here in Diani. We are delighted you enjoyed yourselves. Safe travels, hope you can get back to this part of the world again one day soon. Wayne

    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at stilts backpackers for a few nights with my 9 year old daughter . It's one of the best places I stayed during my travels . The people make the difference at stilts , The staff is the friendliest and caring , especially...More

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

    Hi Ceyd, Sorry I was out of town the nights you stayed with us. I am so glad you had a great time and that my team took good care of you both. I makes me very happy and proud to know I can go...More

    Reviewed 9 January 2017

    A dream of a place! Enjoyed our Christmas dinner around a huge fire pit in the forest clearing, followed by drinks and games in the rustic bar which is on stilts. This is one I'll remember for a very long time. Well done Wayne, you've...More

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

    Hi Mnyika, Christmas is indeed one of my most favorite times of year here. We seem many people coming year after year and many new faces joining us for our xmas dinner by the fire. Thank you so much for being a part of this...More

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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • US$25 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Stilts Backpackers Hotel Diani
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    Traveller (101)
    Room & Suite (12)
    Dining (10)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (94)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    Joe H
    8 January 2017|
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    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.
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    "Towards the common area and toilets."
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    "Get a cottage and share it with a few friends, esp Cottage No. 7"
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    "Tent B is very nice and cosy."
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    "Treehouses have a shared bathroom"
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