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“dorm room”(6 reviews)
“place to stay”(13 reviews)
“minute walk”(10 reviews)
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2 Star Hotel
Book at dianibackpackers.com/booking to qualify for free accommodation. More stylish and security conscious than the average backpackers, Diani Backpackers has dorms and privates in a lovely house. Come to party at the 24-hour bar and pool, chill out in the lush garden, or catch up on...
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14 KFI Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
2.9 miles to Ukunda Airport
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Diani Backpackers is a spectacular destination, with comfortable beds, warm showers, pool, full bar and restaurant, with food and drink served poolside in thatched cabanas and cushioned seating. Best samosas in Kenya but all food delicious. No need to go elsewhere but if you do,...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

What I still couldn't understand is how this place has got so high rating! 1. It was completely my mistake to book the room for 5 nights as I was so naive believing in the exaggerating provided photos and reviews. After seeing the room, we...More

1  Thank An D
Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you're looking to hang-out with young 'adventurers' touring Africa, this is the place to come. Beautful swimming pool and lots of services and activities on offer. No cooking facilities, but an excellent, well-priced restaurant and bar are available. A little bit out of town,...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my best friend had honestly the best time at the Diana backpackers place, from location to people, to amenities and activities. So so highly recommended, and the owner was so amazing and very very helpful. Highly recommended place to stay

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

For a last minute organised holiday we managed to make our way from Arusha/Moshi - Diani Beach for under $20 and after the 10+ hour commute we were extremely satisfied with Diani Backpackers. We were planning on a relaxing getaway, enjoying some time at the...More

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US$12 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Pool & Beach (28)
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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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"If you want to enjoy your holiday, do not stay here!"
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"Baobab room is an amazing place to sleep, not likely to be found elsewhere, also really well priced"
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"International room was fantastic"
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"The Baobar Room was further way from the pool/bar area, making it quieter than some of the other dorms."
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