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Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

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Gatwick
Reviewed 6 March 2007

Before going to the IOBC I read all the reviews on trip adviser and really felt we were going to a first class hotel, sadly there are some fundamental issues that need to be resolved as these overshadow all of the good points. The activities team are superb and really interact with the guests, they do not pressure you into...

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5Thank GatwickMolly
england
Reviewed 5 March 2007

We booked the IOBC last year and have just stayed for 10 nights having been ona six day Safari. We were recommended this hotel by several friends who all spoke very highly about the hotel and reading reviews on trip advisor it appears that prior to Jacaranda becoming involved the hotel was perfect. We have just returned and I fear...

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6Thank concordeEngland
Hemel Hempstead, England
Reviewed 4 March 2007

This was our second visit to the Indian Ocean Beach. We first stayed there in 1995 after taking a last minute deal off Teletext. On our first visit we were delighted with the accommodation, food, service in fact everything. This was a hotel that stood out from the rest - in fact, friends of ours who live there stated that...

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7Thank jeaneypeaney
Surrey
Reviewed 19 February 2007

My wife and I have just returned from a week at the Indian Ocean Beach Resort. We are defintely going to return next year. We were on a half board holiday with Virgin Holidays. The food was good at the main restaurant with a five course meal. Another restaurant on site was even better, but you had to pay additionally....

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8Thank MartinM71
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2007

We came back her to stay for the second time and it was even better than the first time. We have a problem finding a hotel like this anywhere else and we shall return again at the end of this year. We went on safari for 3 days and we knew we had to vacate our room until we got...

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7Thank havasafari
monmouthshire
Reviewed 17 January 2007

What can i say from the time we arrived we were treated brilliantly, the food was excellent with 7 courses every other night, the buffet was not as good but still not bad. you could eat your dinner on the beach, which was a real treat. there was entertainment every night with happy andy which was really good. the weather...

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5Thank locket30
London UK
Reviewed 11 January 2007

Many other reviews on this site describe this hotel as very good. They are wrong. It is excellent…… However a few things may not be what some people expect or even want. They are hugely outweighed (in my view) by the friendly service, beautiful setting, and all round warmth of both the climate and the staff. First – the good...

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6Thank Mycroft
Shropshire UK
Reviewed 23 December 2006

I stayed at the IOB from November 27 to December 14 2006 The hotel's reputation preceded it and in my experience, lived up to expectations in all respects. The hotel I would class as a 4* by western standards. The whole complex has a lovely relaxed and rustic charm about it whilst at the same time providing good facilities and...

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5Thank Two7Right
UK
Reviewed 4 December 2006

The reviews say it all - this hotel is fantastic. The location, the staff, the service and the food are all wonderful. So as not to repeat the same info as other posters over again I will try to shed light on some areas that may help you plan your trip. I booked an Ocean View room and I was...

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4Thank rockathon
Co Durham
Reviewed 8 November 2006

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort is located 40 km's from Mombasa town and situated along the white sandy beaches of south coast surrounded by swaying coconut palm trees and magnificent old stoic baobabs. Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort comprises of 100 deluxe rooms, tastefully crafted and beautifully furnished found in white washed, 'makuti' roofed structures. The rooms, double or twin, are tastefully appointed with local hand carved furnishings and are filled with luxurious amenities; walk-in shower, separate toilet, mini-bar, direct dial telephone, hair dryer and have the convenience of both air-conditioning and a central ceiling fan. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: €69 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Club Hotel Diani
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Hotel
Indian Ocean Beach Club
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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