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Antrim, NI
Reviewed 8 November 2007

Loved this hotel, it was a real joy to relax after the busy week that i had on safari. This hotel has really friendly staff, great food and fabulous beach - no beach boys trying to sell you things, they are not allowed to, security guards patrol the beach! Beautiful white sandy beach, but would be advised to wear sandals...

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4Thank heddey
Kent
Reviewed 9 September 2007

We stayed for 4 days and then went on safari and returned for a week. We were greeted with a very welcome cold flannel when we arrived afrer an overnight flight to Nairobi and a connection to Mombasa. The road from Mombasa to the resort is an experience in itself. The rooms are roomy, clean and ours had a queen...

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5Thank WeloveholidaysKent
Brighton
Reviewed 29 August 2007

We felt this was an excellent place to come and relax after all the travelling we'd done on safari. The room was very pleasant, well maintained, and the food was very good - I particularly recommend the carvery. One of the beat things about this hotel is that you are right on the beach, and there is no hassle from...

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5Thank DaveDee
Liverpool, England
Reviewed 27 August 2007

This is a great place to relax after a safari. Don't under estimate the importance of being able to walk on the beach without being hassled by beach boys. These can be a big nuisance even though they are always polite. The guards here ensure you have the freedom of the Indian Ocean to enjoy. Staff are really helpful and...

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10Thank bluesy
london
Reviewed 24 August 2007

we stayed at the indian ocean in july to celebrate our anniversary here is my views the hotel itself needs upgrading as the rooms are very tired and need redecoration the towels are very shabby and grey and could certainly be replaced. The staff are very good and attentive The food in the evening was excellent and normally waiter served...

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2Thank aylesford
North Yorkshire
Reviewed 31 July 2007

Christine & Nicholas from North Yorkshire: We travelled with Somak Safaris. We had just completed a 7 day safari around Kenya and had had an amazing time. It was our honeymoon. When we arrived in Mombassa, for the relaxing part of our honeymoon, we were informed that the hotel we had booked had experienced a fire and so we were...

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 4 July 2007

My cousin and I travelled to IOBC in June of this year,we stayed for a week with a little safari thrown in the middle. I wished we had stayed longer. The IOBC was wonderful, the rooms are getting a little weathered especially the bathrooms but the rooms are beautifully clean and well maintained. We upgraded to Ocean View and it...

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5Thank jacrye
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2007

The hotel is a little oasis of pure relaxation, to be found on the northside of mombassa, its general appearence is likened to your favourite slippers , very comfortable, a bit frayed round the edges,but well loved... the hotels staff are its best assets, you arrive as a stranger and leave as a friend... the general ambiance of the hotel...

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scotland
Reviewed 4 May 2007

Just returned from 2 weeks at this hotel and found the staff to be warm and very friendly. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Hotel itself was clean and well maintained. Worth paying that bit extra for an ocean view, its breathtaking.the food was wonderful with plenty of choice. security keep the beech boys at bay but it can...

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7Thank yorkieScotland
manchesterUK
Reviewed 30 April 2007

my wife and stayed at the Indian ocean in january this year. We were very impressed by the standards and friendlness of the hotel staff, although after reading some of the reports in this review section, i have to say that i was surprised. I was ill for the whole of the second week at the hotel, howver this was...

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort is located 40 km's from Mombasa town and situated along the white sandy beaches of south coast surrounded by swaying coconut palm trees and magnificent old stoic baobabs. Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort comprises of 100 deluxe rooms, tastefully crafted and beautifully furnished found in white washed, 'makuti' roofed structures. The rooms, double or twin, are tastefully appointed with local hand carved furnishings and are filled with luxurious amenities; walk-in shower, separate toilet, mini-bar, direct dial telephone, hair dryer and have the convenience of both air-conditioning and a central ceiling fan. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $96 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Club Hotel Diani
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Hotel
Indian Ocean Beach Club
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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