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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before you read my review, please note that nothing specifically bad happened to me in this hotel making me put 2 stars out of anger. This is the genuine value that I am giving to this hotel based on the entirety of my experience. I will start with the positives - the actual hotel (i.e rooms, size, pool, etc.) is...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It is important to us that you have highlighted areas that you feel require improvement. Your feedback will go a long way in ensuring that we get things that were not up to your expectations, right. Thank you for appreciating the iconic swimming...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with a white sandy beach, huge pool area and good restaurants. The rooms are spacious and the staff very service minded. Small but important things however brings the score down. Showers didnt work for several days, Aircon likewise and had at last to fix it my self, the pool is full of sand and should be cleaned more...

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

Dear Guest, We are grateful that you took time to write a review on your recent stay at Swahili Beach Resort. The team and I are delighted that most aspects of your stay were pleasant and enjoyable. Rest assured, we are on top of those details that did not meet your expectations and are working to ensure that we improve...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Swahili beach was "THE" destination for our honeymoon, many thanks to David Tours for suggesting this piece of paradise. We spent only 4 nights but we were treated with such good care from the time we first step foot inside this beautiful resort. They had arranged a late diner for us because we checked in around 10pm. Special thanks to...

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

Dear Naissa & Mutesa, Thank you for choosing Swahili Beach Resort as "THE" destination for your special occasion. We are pleased that we were able to exceed all your expectations and made your honeymoon an enjoyable and memorable experience. It is noteworthy that you took time to appreciate the wonders of Diani like the famous Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park. Thank...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking forward to this short holiday. After checking numbers of the hotels,we chose Swahili beach resort. And it was great decision! Room was great (the upgraded our room!),breakfast & dinner excellent with good varieties of food (especially at dinner at the bar next to the ocean),architecture amazing and the pools are just breath taking! Staff are very positive...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful white sand beach, explore reef rock pools for sea creatures, have a cocktail and lunch on the beach, swim in the cascading infinite pools, get a massage with ocean views and fresh ocean breeze at the spa and many more activities, Swahili Beach Resort has it all. Look out for curious monkeys. 🐒

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are considering using it as our official hotel description. We are pleased you enjoyed the experience. Have a peaceful and joyous 2017. Regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager

nairobi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were well received from the entrance of the hotel even as non residents and that was really nice. We were directed to the beach bar and restaurant. Noted the beautiful wide walkways at the entrance of the hotel and paths leading to the restaurant. Very clean and airy. There are many pools with one even leading up to a...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Swahili with my entire family for Christmas. The set up of the hotel and cleanliness is impressive. the front desk staff led by Jeff were very helpful in helping us organise tours and make room changes. The food was well prepared and there was quite a variety though I would have appreciated having more local dishes on...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a beautiful tranquil place ,they are responsive and efficient, they even let my 3 year old sing with the band ! the pools are gorgeous and many, the beach is clean and quiet , the rooms are well designed and child friendly

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

Dear Guest, Happy New Year. Thank you for the 5-star review. The team and I are delighted that you had a pleasant stay with us during your last visit. Hopefully, we have started your 3 year old on a successful and lucrative singing career. We take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a pleasant 2017. Best regards,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is designed tastefully with beautiful rooms and a very appealing ambiance. The food is average. As for service I believe they can do so much better. It is also Not too far from the Ukunda airstrip which is convenient for travellers.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Swahili Beach. We strive to ensure that both our food and service are constantly improving. We have taken note of your comments. Best wishes for the New Year. Warm regards, Jeff Mukolwe General Manager

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful hotels I saw during my visit to Kenya. We just dropped in for lunch. Our waiter was William and he was so polite, friendly and gave us the best service. Food was delicious and there was plenty to choose from. The flowing swimming pools were one of its kind. Beautiful hotel to relax and have...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to have a meal at Swahili Beach. We are glad you enjoyed it and found the hotel both beautiful and relaxing. Thank you also for recognising one of our star performers. I have shared your comments with him and he is very grateful that you appreciated his service. I take this opportunity to wish...

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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
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: €146 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Swahili Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 140
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Hotel Style:
#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
#9 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Rooms on the ground floor seemed to be cooler than those upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles nekjo2008, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get rooms on the first floor for better view of the gardens and pools”
 of 5 bubbles pamelamZ9360UI, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do let the resort know of your preferences and unique needs when making reservations. They met our requests and unique needs 100%.”
 of 5 bubbles L2381ANrichardm, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great conference rooms for large meetings.”
 of 5 bubbles GraceB470, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“-Superior rooms are pretty spacious -Point out if you're celebrating a honeymoon/anniversary in order to personalize your room and stay”
 of 5 bubbles jeanmashimba, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
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