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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cottages are great and in a brilliant location near the beach. The grounds of the accomodation were really well maintained and it is a very peaceful place a short spin (one dollar's tuk-tuk) from bars and shopping. The staff were helpful and accomodating. Family friendly.

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Thank Dara H
Oslo, Norway
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63 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The cottages are simple, but they have what you need to make meals and have a relaxed stay. At the beach, you are usually almost by yourself, and we felt safe the whole time (although we did not leave stuff alone on the beach). You can also easilly get to the big exclusive resorts, if you want a day by... More 

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1 Thank sigrrrid
Kenya
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

If you are looking for a place where you can explore kenya South coast attraction from, this is the place. The beach is literally empty most of the time since not so many venture down pas Diani Shopping center. You also get less beach boys. Simba Oryx cottages offers you the flexibility to enjoy life at your own schedule. Here... More 

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Thank Michael M
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We have been to Simba & Oryx many times, with friends, with a family with young kids and just my husband and me. They ALL loved it! The houses are big enough, very clean and they have all you need for a vacation. You can get your own cook or cook yourself, we got super nice massages on our terrace... More 

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Thank Corinna L
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Well maintained cottages on a private and rarely crowded white sand beach. Fully furnished complete with an onsite bar. Friendly staff , safe and convenient for moving around and discovering the vast wonderful dining and night life experience of Diani. The stay was indeed worthwhile

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Thank Stephen M
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

We planned to stay for a couple of weeks, but ended up staying for two months. As we both work from home the place was absolutely ideal. Away from the more crowded Diani beach and next to some lovely beach restaurants. Our cottage was further away from the beach, but we had plenty on our veranda. The cottage itself was... More 

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Thank Allaneto
Nairobi
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

Stayed at the cottages for 6 days with my parents. Our cottage was right on the beach. We hired their recommended cook who was very competent. The manager was very helpful. Highly recommended to spend the extra cost for the cottage closer to the beach for the sea breeze.

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Chengdu
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

Simba + Oryx is great value. Our little cottage was spacious, comfortable, spotlessly clean, and the kitchen had everything you need for self catering. Susan and her sons went out of their way to help with our needs. This isn't luxury, and it's at least a half hour walk to the better beach (if you're not a kite surfer) and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Stayed here with two friends a week before christmas. The cottage was nice; big enough for staying three people (got an extra bed) - and clean. Didn't mind that it was a 3-day cleaning interval, as we liked having some space. Just one negative experience: the charge for an extra bed was not included in our total amount balance, which... More 

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Thank Ingrid H
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

i spend one week at simba oryx for holiday the room was spacious very clean and the price is amazingly cheap. susan the manager is very hospitable and kind the setting and the beach is clean and well manucured lawns i will definately come back lemmy

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Additional Information about Simba + Oryx Beach Cottages

Address: Beach Rd, Galu beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $66 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“As for room no 1 and or 2. close to the beach though the rate is a little bit high...... its worth it”
 of 5 bubbles Me4utecno, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Beachfront No.1 or 2 are the best”
 of 5 bubbles corinnal911, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Smaller cottages (double/triple) are away from the beach. Cottage No.8 has a solar panel, so you have hot water all the time.”
 of 5 bubbles Allaneto, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Everything can be prearranged to your requirements before you arrive”
 of 5 bubbles SerahMucha, 1 Jul 2013 | Read review
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