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The Sands at Nomad

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

1 month after the stay the resort has contacted me to pay a Valentine's day dinner that we did not have. After my negative response the hotel staff continued to insist so I had to send them a photo of my 14 February immigration exit stamp. While my negative mark is mainly based on the unprofessionalism of their staff, the...

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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been in this hotel end of February 2017, it is the best hotel in Diani. Very good service, Very nice rooms, the restaurant is managed by a chief coming from Swizterland, very good service, wine and foods at a very good price.. Don't hesitate

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We combined a product award with a weekend getaway for valentine's and it felt like a honeymoon. The ambiance was so calming, the service was great all round and the food was perfect. The area was quiet and safe though guests are cautioned against walking at night. The sunrise walks are a must.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rarely struggle to leave a hotel/holiday as much as I did on Saturday when leaving the Sands at Nomad. Firstly, the location of the hotel really is stunning. It's on the best stretch, of the best beach in Kenya. White sand, warm water, and endless sunshine are in abundance. We flew from Nairobi Wilson - Ukunda which I would...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stayed here for 4 days in December 2016 and it was such a fantastic experience from the minute we walked in. First of all, the staff were the loveliest, most friendly and attentive people - always happy to help and with big smiles on their faces. The actual room (garden facing) was beautiful, large, always clean and a super...

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to compose this review! We are very happy, that you had a great time here in The Sands at Nomad and hope to welcome you back soon!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We have just returned from the Sands where we stayed for one week on honeymoon, following on from safari. We stayed in a beach cottage, with interrupted views of the pristine beach. The staff were extremely polite and helpful and went to great lengths to ensure our stay was perfect - thank you so much to Richard and his team....

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review! We are very pleased, that you have enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you back in the future!!

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a beautiful hut with a thatched roof facing the white sand Diani Beach, only 30 meters away. A very relaxing view, framed with baobabs, palms, bougainvillea and other flora...and a small tribe of African Green monkeys cavorting in them. We felt like we had a personal beach with few others passing by. The sunrises and sunsets are...

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure having you stay in our Resort! Thank you for taking the time to write this great review! Hope to welcome you back here soon!!!

Tunis, Tunisia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Honestly, this is a nice hotel and for the most part, the staff is very attentive. A special commendation goes to Benson, the hotel concierge, who is extremely friendly and helpful. However, the Hotel Manager is extremely unpleasant, rude and aggressive. I have never had such a terrible experience with the manager of any hotel, much less one that comes...

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dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at Nomad, responded to this review

Dear Guests, many thanks for taking your valuable time to write the above review. Your review is so blatantly wrong and exaggerated that I am not going to bother responding in kind and trust that all readers will be able to make their own judgement based on other reviews.

Lancashire
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Just WOW!...but on the expensive side. White sands, cool breeze, modern African decor, delicious food, great service & fantastic friends - what more could one ask for?! We visited the restaurant just before Christmas and selected a seating area that was fairly close to the sandy beach. The food was beautifully presented, the service was quick and attentive yet not...

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Thank you very much for your review and we are pleased, that you have enjoyed your stay!! Looking forward to your next visit

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my colleagues and the experience was simply magical. Service staff understand personal touch and go out of their way to exceed guest expectations. I wanna come back with my family...Keep it up!

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Thank you very much!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel is set amid 25 acres of indigenous forest fronted by 225 meters of Kenyas most unspoilt stretches of white sand and aquamarine sea. All rooms with en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, individual air condition. Minibar, Safe, Satelite TV, Telephone and Internet access, 24 hour room service.The restaurant offers a wide selection of international cuisine, pastas, pizzas & Japanese dishes. ... more   less 

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Address: Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $179 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sands at Nomad 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
The Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani
Sands At Nomad Diani
Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#3 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
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“We had the junior suite, which we felt was the best room! Set back slightly with a huge varanda, and views of the beach and ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles 876jonathanh, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach Cottages highly recommended for uninterrupted views to the beach & private loungers”
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“Beach bungalows have the best location but are of course bit more expensive than standard rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles vet0n0, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 27 was very nice”
 of 5 bubbles CarolineK546, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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