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Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Diani Beach, Ukunda, Coast Province

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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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briankasa...
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Undiscovered Gem!”
Reviewed 27 March 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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First, I want to apologise for not rating this place earlier on. Been busy with work. I've been going to Diani on and off and have stayed in many places etc, Leopard Beach Hotel, Diani Reef, Diani Sea, Leisure Lodge, since 2010. So this time as my pregnant wife (at the time) and I thought we should take a place that she could swim in privacy. We stumbled upon Amber Villa. Clean private, and Chef Rashid makes very tasty meals. Pro Tip: Buy your ingredients from the local store (Nakumatt Diani) or Chandarana and let the Chef source the fish ( Lobster, Calamari, prawns) from the local fishermen. I travelled with my wife, son, and sister and we had an excellent time! Highly recommended! I am a business traveller and can be quite choosey on accommodation that involves family but on this one, go for it!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Alexlopo
Bilbao, Spain
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed 7 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We had a wonderful time at the Villa. Our chef Charles was very good and also really friendly. Abdallah, also part of the staff was very helpful and Anne, the manager was very welcoming and helpful too. We really reccommend staying there. Its a fabulous place, really close to the beach and the workers definitely make your stay much more enjoyable.

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Management Response
9 Aug 2016
Dear Nicole,
thanks for your review.
We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Amber Villas Diani.
Thanks again for choosing our property for your vacation.
Hope seeing you again in the future.
Kind regards,
Andreas
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karimmanj...
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Perfect villa with all amenities”
Reviewed 19 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Highly recommended. They were always so accommodating. The villa includes a chef, housekeeper, someone to iron clothes, pool is cleaned daily. Not far from a beautiful stretch of a public beach on galu. The manager Anne went out of her way to fulfill any request we had.
Villas are fully furnished with high end finishings and furniture/fixtures.
Special thanks to Rashid the cook.

Will be visiting again!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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rachelsra...
Abuja, Nigeria
1 review
“Magically Functional Holiday!”
Reviewed 11 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

I know that's kind of a boring title but for those of you with experience traveling in the developing world, you know exactly what I mean. Absolutely NOTHING was dysfunctional, annoying, late, less than immaculate... The house is stunning and pristinely clean. It was peaceful and quiet. The A/C and wifi worked well. Even the satellite TV worked (which we didn't need but...). The pool guy came every day to check on clean the pool. The cleaner came every day but at a reasonable hour. And the chef, Rashid... my goodness... AMAZING. One night, he cooked us a fish curry that my picky 8-yr-old son said was the best meal of his life! Our meals were on time every single night. The house manager was present and helpful. The taxi to take us to the airport was on time. The owners are responsive and helpful. The house isn't right on the beach but it is a truly easy and hassle-free 5+ minute walk. I wish there were zero beach boys at the beach but there were just a few so it was tolerable. Seriously, this place is truly fabulous and was a very welcome change from most holidays in Kenya. Thank you!!!

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Liked best: Everything worked so well, it felt like I was in the developed world. But without having to be in the developed world.
Liked least: Nothing worth mentioning.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
11 Apr 2016
Dear Rachel,
thank you for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay at Amber Villas and hope to see you again anytime in the near future.
Kind regards,
The Management
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557guest
Nairobi, Kenya
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Average with nice tiles and taps”
Reviewed 3 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Small irrirations like no toiletpaper holders not enough hanganing space for towels. No washing machine or place to hang wet clothes. Sliding doors are really difficult to open. Not enough serving dishes no bottle opener. Had to ask for a kellte. Map on trip advisor as to where the prooerty is situated is wrong.

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Liked best: The cook was very helpful
Liked least: Sliding doors
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
3 Apr 2016
Dear Guest,
thanks for your review. We are open for all critics.
The house previously was booked by long term tenants who came with some of their own dishes etc. The house keeping department missed to replace some utensils after the tenants moved out. It has been done by now.
The washing machine went for repair just before you arrived and will be back the coming week. Laundry service was provided free of charge instead. Will look into the door issue.
Location on the map will be adjusted.
We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Regards,
Andreas
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