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Diani Sea Resort

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Stoke on Trent
Reviewed 4 February 2011

WE stayed at the DIANI BEACH RESORT over the New Year and until the middle of January 2011. We would like to clear a couple negative points made by others. First the hotel is probably one of the best we have stayed in taking everything into consideration, from room cleaned and mopped every day & towels changed twice daily. Food...

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5Thank bazzer11
Devizes, Wiltshire, UK
Reviewed 1 February 2011

Just came back from 2 weeks at Diani Sea Resort. The hotel is good and the beach is amazing. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are fine. The food is the best I have had all inclusive. Nothing amazing but good quality ingredients well cooked. Roast lamb and mint sauce, english breakfast with good bacon, etc. Also, free...

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2Thank bowerhill
surrey, uk
Reviewed 29 January 2011

We recently returned from a Xmas break at the the Diani Sea Resort, which we thought was great value for money - room, food, grounds, beach, staff were all very good and we would go back and will recommend it to anyone. However, the on-site Diani Marine Diving Centre, which has got a booking office at the hotel, was a...

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1Thank martin_climber
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2011

We stayed in the Diani Sea Resort at the beginning of 2011 and really enjoyed the hotel. It wasn't till we got home that we found out that one of the hotel staff had stolen my wife's credit card details and had charged £1400 to it, three days after we left. The card was only used once at the end...

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1Thank Nick_H_78
Northants
Reviewed 23 January 2011

Where do I begin This is our fourth visit to this hotel and the greeting just gets warmer from these genuinely happy people. We arrived on New Years Day greeted with a cool drink and broad smile "welcome back Mama & Papa" remembering from our last visit was the first comment. The hotel is not a palace 5 star airs...

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3Thank Philip J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2011

Stayed at the Diani for 2 weeks in January with my husband. Couldn't fault any part of this hotel, from the bar staff, to waiters to gardeners and entertinment team they all work really hard but still have time to be friendly and have a chat with you. Rooms - Cleaned daily, fresh towels and bedding . Food - always...

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2Thank LIL67
Reviewed 17 January 2011

We have always wanted to get married abroad by a gorgeous white beach, and the day i saw this resort, we booked to hold our wedding here on 28th june with thomson. Kenya is one of the easiest places to do it, with very little paperwork, and no expensive translation, which suited us perfectly! And we got a bargain, paying...

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5Thank zoe86223
Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 16 January 2011

We just came back, but i feel like my soul and my heart are still there. I will try to make you feel what is to be there. At first when we made reservation, we was keeping in mind this is 3 stars hotel, so "don't expect too much". I travel a lot and i think i can compare the...

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 11 January 2011

we spent 5 nights in diani sea resort as a family with 2 tenegers. That was our second time visit and my hubby and i would not mind going there again and again.Food is good and in variety to choose from, staff are freindly and helpful. Entertainment group is good. However, there are areas that need to be addressed such...

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1Thank nyambura_11
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2011

We couldn't rate this holiday high enough. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. When we first arrived, we felt a little over-awed with everything (more to do with the fact that this was the first holiday of this kind we'd been on and weren't sure about protocols etc) but the staff were so friendly and helpful that we soon...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the most beautiful unspoiled crystal white sandy beaches on the south coast of Kenya. The expansive compound is shaded by coconut palm and a myriad of exotic tropical trees & flowers; the resort offers the ultimate tropical paradise. Animal life abounds in the compound and various varieties of monkeys can be seen jumping around in the vicinity. Bright white against the blue sky, the hotel has 170 rooms. The rooms are of 3 main categories: Standard rooms with garden view, Family rooms & Bahari rooms with sea/pool view. All rooms have TVs, coffee/tea making facilities, mini bars are in the Bahari rooms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diani Sea Resort

Address: Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: €60 - €224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Diani Sea Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 170
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Also Known As:
Diani Sea Hotel Ukunda
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
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“For a few extra dollars on check-in you are able to get a room closer to the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Greg_H_DC, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view or if handicapped ask for a room near reception and ask for Ramos to be put down”
 of 5 bubbles 738rosied, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor makes access quicker Ask for a safe key at £1.50 a day for the peace of mind. take pounds, euros or dollars with you.”
 of 5 bubbles DGourlay61, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in the hotel all the time, walk on the beach, interact with locals & don't leave food lying around - the monkeys will steal it.”
 of 5 bubbles PJRG79, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with a garden view (the cheapest option) but could still see the pool and the beach - even just the garden view is beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles 943anger, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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