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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Having traveled across Kenya staying at multi safari camps, we drove to Diani to spend our last week on the beech being treated like kings. Kinondo Kwetu is beautiful; a quiet beach, exotic rooms with incredible decor, a different table setting each night, and above all the care and attention you need. Epic in every way, and even the monkeys...

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

We had a fantastic stay at Kinondo Kwetu this month. The owners are so friendly and helpful, and the whole staff are attentive and make your stay really pleasurable. The accommodation is fantastic, and the place is full of great African art (and they'll give you advice on where to find some for yourself!) Our stay left us the most...

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Nairobi
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Haven't been back to Kinondo for three years but same great experience as always. Great and friendly service, fantastic barefoot in sand location and feel, good fun exchange with other guests around the bar or meals. Perfect relaxing getaway and already booked my next visit

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I've been here with my family, on my own and with a group of male friends in the last few years. This time there were 12 or us - 3 families with kids from 8 to 13 years old. It's always a bit scary going to a place you've recommended but after no time at all everyone felt the same...

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Thank James W
Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Perfect for a few days of total relaxation, for couples or families. Very small hotel, really quiet and tranquil. Surrounded by natural beauty, warm seas, coral reef, cheeky monkeys in the trees, horse riding on the beach, yoga on the deck. We LOVED it and would love to return one day....

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Filip A, Owner at Kinondo Kwetu, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward having you back with us here in the near future! From all of your friends at Kinondo Kwetu.

Cairo
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Just loved the break at the beach and couldn't have asked for a better setting, staff or food - they were so accommodating of our children and catered for their every need. We didn't swim in the ocean but the pool was wonderful...next time I will try our the yoga. Only complaint is the height of the Swahili beds!

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Thank Paula d
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015

In short - superb service, loveliest staff, gorgeous food and such a beautiful place. Attention to detail galore! Nothing has been overlooked. Not a gold sink or flat screen. Barefoot luxury at its best!

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UK
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Kinondo Kwetu has a lot going for it. The position is lovely, the main pool is huge, everything is well maintained, there are ample sun loungers everywhere and the staff could not be more helpful. There are a few things which would stop us going back, however. The first is that there was no dive operation. A local divemaster comes...

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Filip A, Owner at Kinondo Kwetu, responded to this review

Firstly it was great having you and your lovely family here with us! Secondly - Thank you for taking your time giving us feedback! We highly appreciate that you let us know what we may improve on. I thank you also for already letting us know when you were here with us on what needs to be improved for us...

Reviewed 10 December 2014

Spent a week here in November and it was one of the best vacations ever! Beyond beautiful hotel, perfect location on a calm long white beach, relaxing homelike atmosphere, fantastic food, amazing staff, comfortable beds AND sunbeds, clean rooms, good towels, enough towels, two lovely pools and above all lovely owners, physically present, giving a personal touch to everything. What...

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Needham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Kinondo Kwetu was the perfect place to conclude our Kenyan vacation. After two safari destinations Kinondo Kwetu provided us with exactly the comfort and relaxation we were looking for. The service is impeccable, with staff that is courteous and genuinely kind. The owners and manager did everything they could to make us feel at home and we didn't have a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $667 - $1,370 (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:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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