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Stilts Backpackers Diani Beach

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent 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 Diani beach only 300 meters away.

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.

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.

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 5000KES.
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 8.7

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    03 Oct 2019
    There are lots of great options from rustic to resort settings here. Well situated near all the good restaurants and nightlife. This is the place to be in Diane.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    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


    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


    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
  • 9.7


    28 Oct 2019
    Hostel was amazing. The owner was the most helpful person we had meet on our travels. We had free access to the beach and pool 400m away and the food was yum and vegetarian options. We stayed in a private bungalow and it was such a good experience. Only thing I would change is the shower was salt water so we didn’t feel very clean when we were there.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Dec 2019
    I really liked my stay at Stilts Backpackers. The treehouses were really nice and I liked them because it felt like sleeping in the jungle - a fun and different experience. The food at the property was good, but also only a short walking distance from other restaurants. We could use the beach at Flamboyant, which we enjoyed a lot. The bathrooms were comfortable. The bush baby feeding was really fun. The staff were helpful and really friendly and took good care of us. It felt safe.
    Norway, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    13 Mar 2020
    Lovely place, great value, Wayne (the manager) is super helpful and the facilities are fantastic. A great choice!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    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


    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+
  • 5.1


    14 Jan 2020
    The idea of a treehouse sounds great. But if you have standards which are not really low it is t a place to be. The ‘sheets’ wehere dirty and had plenty of strains and didn’t feel or smell like that have been freshly washed. The floor in the treehouses are very dirty do need a good clean. The showers are using salt Water so you don’t expect to feel fresh after wards.
    Germany, Mixed Group, 18-24
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  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • 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
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi