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Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers Reviews

Seahorse Road, Second corner on the left after Sea Laguna Lodge, Kilifi, Kenya

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17 Total Reviews
  • 100%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 100%Facilities

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Without a doubt the best backpackers hostel I've stayed at anywhere I've been in the world!! Facilities are modern, clean and eco-friendly. The bar and lounge area is spacious with a really cool, chilled atmosphere and plenty of seating for everyone. Great location just a short walk from the beach at Kilifi creek and a short tuk-tuk ride into the village if you need to get a bus or the shops.


Probably the best value for money I have seen in Kenya so far (in terms of hostel).


Great hostel. Very beautiful location and friendly atmosphere. The staff are helpful, especially when it comes to organizing activities. The food was amazing, and the double rooms were gorgeous. A visit to Kilifi is worth it just to stay at Distant Relatives. Highly recommended!

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