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African Dream Cottages
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

My wife and I accompanied with a couple friends from Mombasa town visited this place in June 2013 and its was an amazing experience.
It's located in Diani 400metres from the main road and its a kilometre away from the beach(Forty thieves), we also have a supermarket/ATMs cashpoints/Airstrip and fast food restaurants a stone throw away.
Patrick who happens to be the manager of the cottages comes in handy for bookings, excursions and planning for car hire/taxi.The rest of the staff are courteous and considerate.The meals can be prepared by their chefs at an added cost or still you can cook for yourself.
The cottages are spacious, fitted with a king size bed, mosquito net, fridge, gas cooker, utensils and also a hot shower.The swimming is refreshing and warm at night thanks to the coastal weather therefore you can plunge for a swim at night.They also have a make shift "beach" for basking to lie or relax in a pleasant warm atmosphere.The only thing lacking was the Tv, hoping they have replacet it by now.The Mung'alas'(Alex)

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

African Dream Cottages is a just a home away from home. The warm and personalized welcome from the staff and Bianca makes you feel like family. The place is clean and quiet, secure and great aesthetics. The pool is heavenly especially at night when its warm and very relaxing.
The food was great all the time and cant forget the sumptuous ugali (mashed corn flour meal) and sukumawiki (kale), it just felt like home.

The location is central and near all of Diani's supermarkets, boutiques and night clubs. its also 400m from the famous 40s Diani beach. The staff were on standby to advise us on the best spots for the nightlife.

Would recommend if the 'shortcut' from the cottages to the Diani Road can be made wider and more permanent.

We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank KahigaStone
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

My husband and I spent a week here the last part of our honeymoon! What a romantic and quaint paradise! The location was great and a short walking distance to the beach, supermarket and many boutiques. The pool was very refreshing, especially at night as it seemed you could touch the stars! Bianca and her staff definitely made the stay memorable and we look forward to many future returns! The Owors'

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Thank aquawmn22
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

I visited African Dream Cottages in January 2013. It is absolutely beautiful, your own piece of paradise. Just a short walk from Diani beach and the forty theives pub, its a fantastic place for a little get away.
The only complaint I can make is the food, the only thing I recommend eating from there is the breakfast, otherwise head down the road to a small food court which has a large selection of absolutely delicious food for a really good price.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

I have been there thrice and i am planning to go there again and again.The staff there are amazing and teh place is like a heaven near an island.Its near supermarkets and walking distance to the beach through Ali Baba.I cant wait to get there ,that's all I can say for now!

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 1 August 2012

this is a home away from home. The food was awesome with a variety of afro-asian delicasies. The locals were great and welcoming the staff had an excellent spirit and did everyt bit of service with a down to earth and humble spirit.
i loved the environment too it was relaxing and warm. the kind of service was one of its kind will definitely be back to this place if not for the fair weather then for the glass of home made Amarula

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 April 2012

I returned to African Dream Cottages in April 2012 after a lovely stay there at Christmas 2011. The food was even better than last time, staff very friendly and helpful and security excellent! The cottage was small but perfectly formed and the pool well maintained and a good size. I will return here whenever I visit Diani again, cant recommend it enough!

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about African Dream Cottages

Address: Beachroad | P.O.Box 543 Ukunds, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 70 Speciality Lodging in Diani Beach
Price Range: £43 - £96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
New,nice Cottage with Pool,Bar and Restaurant.Just a few min footsteps to the white sandy Beach ... more   less 
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