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Kinondo Poa

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Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 2 January 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in December, but we wished we could have stayed longer. After traveling for 1,5 weeks in Kenya, we wanted to relax a bit, before we continued our journey to Tanzania. This is the perfect place to relax! It is peacefull and quiet. The rooms are spacious and clean, a nice shower, a water cooler...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here for the first two weeks of December, had an 8 day safari and then came back for another week (because we enjoyed the first two weeks so much). The location is excellent (as long as you are looking for R&R rather than nightlife) and we frequently had the beach to ourselves. There are also...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2012

On deciding to move out of the place we were staying in Nyali, we found Kinondo Poa in the morning and arrived in the afternoon. Boy were we glad we moved. Kinondo Poa is well off the beaten track, but that's exactly what we wanted. Driving through all those big resorts made us worry a little for what we had...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed our time at Kinondo Poa. Service is excellent, food is very good. The pool is amazingly warm and a great way to cool down from the heat and humidity. Thumbs up for Kinondo Poa for: - providing drinking water at each room (the water dispenser provides both cold and hot water, the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 October 2012

I cannot recommend this little gem highly enough. My hubby and I spent three days there and it was nothing short of an amazing time The manager Hans, is very switched on and is a pleasure to be around. He was very welcoming and made sure that our needs were met. The staff is polite and very attentive. All the...

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Stayed fpr two days on a short trip to Mombasa.the rooms very homely and i had a good nights sleep. Food is superb very fresh and the owner Hannes is hands on with his team. The beach is about 75 meres away from the rooms. The beach is clean and very empty apart from the occasional other tourist basking on...

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Thank Ian M
Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 26 September 2012

We went here on a recommendation from a friend and absolutely loved it. The rooms were perfect and it had a great pool (although the see was only 2 mins walk down a path). Stephanie the host and William the butler made our stay very comfortable and helped with car hire etc as well. Diani is very noisy and touristy...

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Kinondo_Poa, Owner at Kinondo Poa, responded to this review

Dear MiaandHunts, Could it be you are mistaken about the date you stayed? Could it have been October 2010? Stephanie left 'Kinondo Retreat' as the place was called under her management late 2010 or early 2011. My wife and I took over September 2011 and changed the name to Kinondo Poa. Still, thank you for your review, apparently you had...

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 27 June 2012

If you want to find one of the most private and romantic beach retreat getaways along Kenya's South Coast, you might want to go ahead and book some time at the Kinondo Poa. This place is an oasis. We loved everything from the food, service and our little bungalow. The best part is coming during off-peak season and having the...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 May 2012

We stayed at Kinondo poa in the beginning of april. Planned to stay for two days, but decided to stay longer. Can't think of anything I did not like. Everything was perfect, room, food, service. Very friendly staff and nice manager. Will surely come again if I'm around. Idea of eating whenever and wherever you want (restaurant, beach or on...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Kinondo Poa is run by some of the kindest and most attentive staff I've encountered in my many travels in East Africa. It is a semi-circle of cottages arranged around a swimming pool, just a 2-minute walk from the beach. To get there you go past all the big hotels and down an unpaved part of the road--your taxi driver...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Kinondo Poa

Address: Diani Beach Rd, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya (Formerly Kokonut Cottage Resort)
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $117 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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