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South Coast Backpackers Reviews

1400 K.F.I. Road, Diani, Kenya

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33 Total Reviews
  • 100%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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The hostel is the best hostel in Kenya :)

  • 20th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I enjoyed Southcoast, great atmosphere and very social. The staff is friendly and arranges activities. The meals that they offer were good and inexpensive. The beach is a short walk directly down the road (10 min). Be aware that there is not air conditioning and it is quite hot at night.


We had a really nice stay at South Coast Backpackers. The breakfast was good and it was nice that the bed was prepared and towel and locker was provided for free.wifi could have been better, some more light in the bathroom and a fan or two in the dorm would be some suggestions. We'd love to be back soon!

  • 6th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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