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Stilts Backpackers Diani Beach

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Stilts Backpackers Diani Beach offers beautiful eco friendly tree houses, cottages and camping tents set in the midst of 7 acres of tropical forest and just a short 300 meter walk from the stunning beach and central Diani. Set in amongst the tree tops, with a friendly atmosphere and famous good service we invite you to join us for a relaxing stay surrounded by local wildlife and beautiful forest. It has a relaxed atmosphere. It consists of 5 tree houses and 4 cottages. While staying with us, you have access to our beach front hotel called Stilts On The Beach (aka Flamboyant Hotel), you can use the outside swimming pool and sun loungers, and order from the restaurant and bar.

Stilts is located in the center of Diani beach. We are within a 5 minute walk or drive to many banks, hospitals. super markets, restaurants and bars. We have very cheap access to public transport on our door step. We encourage our guests to go out and explore Diani and her surroundings. The Beach is 300 meters from Stilts. Access is through Stilts On The Beach (aka Flamboyant Hotel). A short 5 minute walk. We also have water sports available at an additional cost - kayaking and kite surfing.

Beds available in single, double, twin or triple. Well-maintained communal toilet and shower block. Some rooms have ensuite bathroom. Mosquito nets and towels provided for free.

Stilts Backpackers Diani Beach's Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Check in from 11:00 to 23:00
Check out before 11:00

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

General:
24 hour Reception.
If you are going to be arriving between the hours of 11pm to 7am please let us know so we can arrange for someone to meet you.

We can arrange for a taxi service from Mombasa for 3500KES.
No curfew.
Child friendly.

We have a few rules at Stilts to help make your stay as safe and hassle-free as possible.

The most important rule is Do Not Feed The Monkeys! Save this urge for the bush babies that come every evening to the ba around sunset for bananas!

Feeding the monkeys makes them fearless of humans and encourages them to steal the food off your plate and ransack your room for a free meal.

We are very flexible here at Stilts. If you have any special needs or questions, please contact us View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Sep 2019
    Good place. It's fantastic you can go to the hotel across the street and chill at the pool and beach. The staff as pretty nice as well. Awesome you can feed the bush babies at night. They're a little loud but cute. Overall I'd recommend the place. The only crappy thing is the bathroom is kind of far from the rooms.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Jul 2019
    Came here for a week's break from teaching in Nairobi. Probably one of the best hostels I've stayed in, definitely the best in Africa. Fantastically friendly staff, fun accommodation which is wonderfully positioned amongst the trees - I particularly liked the access to the facilities of Flamboyant Hotel which boasts a beautiful pool & bar area as well as beachside seating. A good all-rounder.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    Unique accommodations with tree houses that feel private. Enjoy the bushbaby feeding experience every evening at 7pm! The rooms are nice, but the biggest perk is having access to the Flamboyant hotel pool and bar area across the street. Felt like you got the best of both worlds: A relaxing backpacker retreat + the amenities of a beach hotel. Huge shoutout to Wayne and his staff for being so accommodating, and really going above and beyond to make stay so enjoyable. We will be back!!!! - Philip
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Jun 2019
    We had a really nice stay there. The staff was extremely helpful. Babybush feeding was a cool experience. It was good to have access to Flamboyant Hotel just in front (beach + pool).
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Apr 2019
    Very nice place! Good atmosphere and its awesome that you can use the pool and have access to the beach. Wayne the owner was very helpful, and the straff were really friendly. Only minus was that the water in the bathroom and in the shower at Stilts are a bit salty. But in Flamboyant there are fresh water. Would also been great if they would have had a self serviced kitchen. If I come back to Diani this is the place I would stay at!
    Sweden, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    13 Jun 2019
    Would really recommend this place! All staff members are so welcoming and wonderful. Wayne (the manager) ensures every guest has the best experience, really appreciate him reserving a taxi for me and other guests at a fair price which is hard to find. Great atmosphere to relax and meet others, and really cool to feed bush babies! The tent was charming and as a Stilts guest you have free access to the loungers on the beach at Flamboyant hotel with security!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    23 Dec 2018
    Love it, especially the bush babies and Wayne
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    13 Mar 2019
    I can highly recommend this place, and the other property on the beachside that you get access to is also really amazing!
    Sweden, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    27 Aug 2019
    We had a wonderful stay at Stilts. From the moment we arrived the staff were wonderfully welcoming and helpful. The lounge/bar in the treehouse created a great vibe and the nightly bushbaby feeding isn't overrated. Having access the the hotel pool across the street is a huge perk. It's a huge beautiful pool with warm water and heaps of lounge chairs. Would avoid doing laundry here as ours came back dirty. Otherwise everything was fantastic, the perfect place to stay in Diani.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    27 Jun 2019
    The campsite is south of the main Diani beach area (which is quite long) and a fair distance away from Mombasa. It has a mixture of tents and cabins too sleep in to which WiFi and charging points are restricted to the reception/bar area due to the solar water heating and power charging. The campsite is open to the wildlife meaning that precautions should be taken as guests are advised to not store food in the rooms/tents because of the local prim-apes. Breakfast and Dinner options are extras.
    England, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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