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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
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  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Additional Terms and Conditions

No pets, or children under the age of 18. No outside alcohol is allowed on premises.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Diani Backpackers

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

As you enter the premises, you immediately get to enjoy the green garden that surrounds our pool-side bar - your first stop for a fresh beer.

You will be given the choice between ensuite privates or dorms inside the house and some more social dorms built in the yard.

Our swimming pool allows guest to enjoy a much appreciated morning swim.

After chilling a bit in the stiltz lounge at the back of the yard, you will be able to grab breakfast with some other sleepy backpackers in the common area under the makuti structure. Or you can grab a book from our library, or play a game of pool with a friend.

There is also a chef on site from 6:30 am until 9pm everyday.

Please note:

Check In Time: 3.00pm
Check Out Time: 12.00pm

Cancellation Policy: 48h
Payment on arrival by cards, cash or Mpesa.
Taxes included

Please note Diani Backpackers is not a family orientated location, for this reason we do not accept bookings with children. It is possible to check in at any time of the day provided prior notice is given for late arrivals. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    06 Feb 2020
    The staff here is awesome especially the bartenders who are fun to chat with and have great recommendations for places to eat and things to do. DEFINITELY book a massage with Elizabeth while you're here, it's completely worth it! Onsite restaurant is convenient for food if you don't want to leave the hostel. Overall, the hostel is clean and the people who stay there are nice and social.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    04 Dec 2019
    Fantastic hostel for relaxing and enjoying the pool/ocean. The staff was INCREDIBLE - such nice people. Would certainly love to stay again. I stayed in the 6 bed dorm, was very clean and spacious - not many outlets, but they have plenty around the bar area. The fan in the room didn't do so much during the night so prepare yourself for a potentially very sweaty sleep, but that's the small price for staying anywhere budget in Diani, just wake up and jump right in the pool to cool off :)
    Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Sep 2019
    It was one of the best hostels I've ever stayed. I love Diani and I even moved my bus ticket to stay a couple of more days in the place.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    26 Aug 2019
    Best place in Kenya. Ended up staying way longer than i planned. Great vibe, great owners and nice food (specially breakfast). Will be back if in Diani again.
    Slovenia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    02 Feb 2020
    A very enjoyable stay. Great layout and facilities and good value for money
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    20 Nov 2019
    Food available til 9pm and 24 hr bar- both with fair prices. Their system is to run a tab for all food, drinks, accommodation, and even any excursions you book through them and I really appreciated that- kept everything really simple and easy. Staff was personable and always easy to find on site should you need anything and common areas were great to just hang out, meet people, and enjoy friendly conversation. Highly recommend the 1 hr massage for 1,500 KES.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    27 Jul 2019
    Great beautiful place to stay, close to beach. Nice facilities, everything you need right htere
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    12 Jul 2019
    Great hostel. Nice pool and 10/15 min walk to white sandy beaches but a bit far from town - staff helpful and in house kitchen reasonable price. Was there in low season so wasn’t bouncing at the bar over the weekend but I imagine in peak season would be a great party spot
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    30 Oct 2019
    Really nice hostel with a pool. Weird location as it’s quite far from the town. Day staff seemed super uninterested and were pretty unhelpful. Guy who works the bar at night was so friendly. Overall good hostel!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9


    07 Aug 2019
    We decided to book this place because the reviews were very good, so we arrived with big expectations. Overall it’s an ok place, but we thought it needs a bit care. The chef was the best of it.
    England, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Kenya

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Kenya

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Kenya

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