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    Diani Backpackers

    14 KFI Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good11%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
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    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1,355 reviews
    #8 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Diani Sea Lodge
    496 reviews
    #10 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    PrideInn Express Diani
    121 reviews
    #20 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Amani Tiwi Beach Resort
    801 reviews
    #15 of 32 hotels in Ukunda
     
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    Reviewed 14 March 2017

    A great little place for a weekend away - great pool and bar, lovely people and nice rooms. The food is surprisingly delicious and the drinks are cheap. Not far from the beach, but you have the pool to lounge by all day! My only...More

    Thank Camilla H
    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    I really enjoyed my stay, which was in the low season. People who working there are very friendly. I also like the food a lot. Everything is fresh and if you have special wishes they do it for you. It is really a paradise!

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    Thank maubir
    Reviewed 10 March 2017

    This is a great hostel with an amazing and friendly vibe. Met lots of interesting folks to hang out with, which was great as a solo traveler. Lots of comfy lounges for relaxing by the pool or it's just a short walk to the beach....More

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    Thank keigh
    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    My wife and I stayed in a private room for four nights in February. The room was clean, the bathroom got pretty stuffy but that was the only criticism. We were warmly welcomed by the owner Justin and he continued to be an amazing host...More

    Thank mcstannard
    Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

    I've been traveling for the last two years in Asia and India and this is the worse backpackers place I have been and I did a lot! Just dont go there!!! This place sucks! I didn't see someone really managing this place on the site!...More

    1  Thank Karine D
    Response from travelbuff2012, Owner at Diani BackpackersResponded 14 March 2017

    Hi Karine, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry you didn't like our place. I would like to try to respond to your complaints, however I find your review quite confusing. First of all, I am the manager, and...More

    Southern Palms Beach Resort
    1,355 reviews
    #8 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Diani Sea Lodge
    496 reviews
    #10 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    PrideInn Express Diani
    121 reviews
    #20 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Amani Tiwi Beach Resort
    801 reviews
    #15 of 32 hotels in Ukunda
     
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    • Pool
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Pool
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    • US$10 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 52
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
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    Kate K
    8 July 2017|
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    Response from Karey W | Reviewed this property |
    Payment is per person.
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    MMehary
    21 April 2017|
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    Response from travelbuff2012 | Property representative |
    Hi Mehary, the beach is just a few minutes walk down the road. A private room for 3 people costs 4200. 3 beds in our cheapest dorm costs 3450 per night. If you book on our website, everyone in your group will get the 4th... More
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    chalongmuir
    4 October 2016|
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    Response from travelbuff2012 | Property representative |
    Hi Safarilink flies to the coast from the Mara, however flights are quite expensive. The cheaper option would be for you to go the Nairobi, and from there you can fly to Ukunda with Jambojet for about 6,000 ksh one way.
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    "Dorms are always nice, if you go with your couple get a bungalow"
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    "Don't choose the dorm thats not in the main building. Very hot and uncomfortable."
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    "I splurged and stayed in the solo room with private bathroom which was great!"
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    "Outside cottage was great."
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