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srj1
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have been going back to this beautiful hotel for years and it just gets better. This time we took 3 families and the vibe , if you are looking for relaxed, laid back chic, can't be beaten. I travel for a living and simply put, this is as good as it gets.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Kinondo Kwetu is a treasure of a resort - and I will be back so I can experience its charm again! I met the owners at a travel fayre in Nairobi and I knew I had to visit - the place has a real family feel but all the amenities/facilities of 5* resort. I loved, loved, loved the beautiful interiors...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very happy restful time. Hotel was not full so we always had a huge choices places to sit on the beach or by the pool. Excellent staff nothing was ever too much trouble . Good food and we loved the mystery locations of our table for lunch and dinner. Lovely room,very comfortable bed .

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

After 7 active safari days in 2 sites, we arrived at Kinondo Kwetu looking for peace and rest, and boy did this place deliver! It is located on a beautiful white beach, maybe not as good as further along, but at least it gave exclusivity and no hawkers. Our villa was tastefully furnished using traditional craftsmanship. The hotel had many...

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Cobham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed in Kinondo Kwetu Lodge as the final stage of our 3 week holiday. We had been gorilla trekking in Uganda and 3 different safari Lodges, all of which were great, but it was lovely to be able to really relax in this small hotel as the staff were really friendly, the pool was great and the sea a...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 September 2016

An amazingly serene and beautiful place where the owners and staff made it a really special experience for the whole family. The rooms were lovely, all the staff great and nothing was too much trouble. As testament to that we ended up rebooking after our safari for another week rather than going elsewhere as initially planned. Filip and Ida, (the...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I love Kinondo Kwetu and return as often as I can. It is a beautiful loved property with its own beach, its soulful and relaxing and characterized by extra-ordinary care for detail from organic Kenyan bathroom products to cashew cookies to fresh flowers to amazing staff. Everything is good and you can easily choose your way of spending time there:...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have just returned from a week long stay at Kinondo Kwetu and absolutely loved it. The hotel is small and exclusive and stunningly decorated with a lot of African art. We have never stayed anywhere with so many comfortable chairs, sunbeds, mattresses and pillows strewn around which led us to having a much lazier holiday than originally planned. We...

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Kinondo Kwetu is simply stunning - in every aspect - staff, management, food, rooms, gardens, beach, pool, location..... My husband, 15 year old daughter and I spent a week at this gorgeous private resort for my husband's birthday and our 25th Wedding Anniversary. We couldn't have chosen a better place to celebrate this milestone. We were spoilt rotten - champagne...

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London
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We arrived after a walking safari in Laikipia with some of the nicest and most professional guides and staff we have ever travelled with so were not sure if Kinondo Kwetu would keep up to those standards. It did, and then some. The rooms and decor are beautifully done, the view out to sea from our bedrooms stunning but, as...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kinondo Kwetu is often described as a ‘home away from home’ - a paradise for those wanting a more personal experience on the Kenyan coast. Located on a tranquil private Galu beach on the south coast of Kenya.An all-inclusive boutique hotel - with room for no more than 38 guests, you will always find your own private spot at Kinondo Kwetu, which makes it a very special hideaway for honeymooners. It is also the perfect place to gather family or friends for a private celebration or wedding. In addition to relaxing in the sun and swimming in the Indian Ocean, Kinondo Kwetu offers an impressive selection of exciting activities – ranging from watersports such as Kite Surfing, Kayaking, Deep sea fishing and Scuba Diving, to land activities such as Game Drives, Horse Riding and Yoga weeks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kinondo Kwetu

Address: Galu Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $454 - $1,461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kinondo Kwetu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Kinondo Kwetu Hotel Ukunda
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Just talk to the staff and they will personalise for you”
 of 5 bubbles srj1, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room over-looking the sea, which was great.”
  • Our room...adjoining the children's room
  • The children's room
 of 5 bubbles 975clairea, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are many options! Describe your preferences when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Sylvia_Sthlm, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Excellent interconnecting family rooms in main villa”
 of 5 bubbles Sbrag_10, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be perfect. I couldn't choose a favourite.”
 of 5 bubbles The_Dresser, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
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