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nairobi
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately didn't get to spend too much time here but liked the ambience from the entrance to the rooms. Beautiful rooms with balconies facing the ocean, Restaurant/dining area with a view of the ocean......fantastic! Nice selection over breakfast. Polite and friendly staff. Would go back. P.S A little far from the shopping center but I don't think transport is hard...

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1Thank wanderlustciru
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The location - is stunning, white sands, palm trees, the Indian ocean etc. The facilities - rooms are clean and well kept, room service every day. Beds are comfortable and air conditioning is a real bonus. Hot showers and necessities provided, even a small fridge. The individual cottages are well designed and look great. To do - there are many...

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2Thank 73380sam
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Jacaranda is one hotel you would love to be in. They offer you rooms big enough and refreshing till you forget going home. They service is up to point. The best of all are the sand beach. the best all clean and sand beach i really enjoyed staying in the area is was magnificent

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bahanad, Thank you for your review! we are indeed a jewel on the Diani Beach........voted by World Travel Awards as Africa's Leading Beach Destination. Our Resort enjoy the most amazing view of the ocean and stands on a flat terrain making your stroll on the beach most comfortable and refreshing! The cleanliness of the beach is second to none!!!...

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic hotel, very relaxed and spacious. The views are splendid. There great service especially by Ann Safari, Simion Mwangi and Alice Sungu who went well out of there way to ensure that we got accommodation. The rooms are amazing with great comfort regardless of which one you get.

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kevin N, Wow! what a review; Asante sana, its a delight to know that we made a difference in your stay with us by the great service we always extend to our esteemed guests. Thank you for taking note of the splendid views our rooms offer and choosing to tell the world about it. We enjoy a great location...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Kenya Association of women in tourism held their annual general meeting at the resort, i stayed in the ocean front rooms, lord have mercy!!! the rooms are spacious, comfortable and beautiful with all the amenities, housekeeping top notch! the gardens are beautiful and a quite serene environment, everything works perfectly well. their food was delicious especially the 'Swahili breakfast'....viazi karai...

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Adudaliz, Wow Wow Wow!!!! Your review is such a delight to us.....we thrive in seeing our guests truly appreciate their experience and there is nothing as fulfilling as this to us as a team......Asante sana. We are glad to know that your AGM was an overwhelming success; we look forward to always be your host every year. Our rooms...

Nairobi
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Visited the resort to compare against Jacaranda Beach Resort in Watamu. We stayed in the ocean front room which was very spacious and relaxing as the breeze from the ocean filled the room day and night. Their food was delicious and the staff very helpful. We arrived very early in the morning at 2am and accidentally we were given a...

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear BuyMore A, Thank you for taking your precious time to tell the world about your experience at IOBR........a Paradise indeed! Our Ocean front rooms make you feel like you are sleeping right on the Sea.......the soothing sound of the waves make a world of a difference and are to die for......we are delighted you enjoyed this. We endeavor to...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Jacaranda is looking and feeling good after their renovation. I stayed in the ocean front rooms - i don't think you can sleep closer to the ocean at any hotel in Diani. The gardens are beautiful, the rooms are comfortable. We had some beautiful outside dining experiences. The General manager runs a good ship.

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear AndreDThomas, What a great review ! indeed IOBR is bursting with freshness and new colors after the renovations......thank you for choosing to tell the world about this beautiful Resort. The view is to die for.........yes you indeed cannot get that closer to the Ocean anywhere on Diani Beach except here.........true value for money and a perfect beach experience! Our...

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Location is good - away from centre. Rooms are clean and good showers and service! Food is good, almost no beach boys) staff is perfect - polite and well trained and hospital! It was a luxury place for me)

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear ks_prov, Thank you for choosing to review us..........this is truly appreciated! We are glad you enjoyed the comfort of our clean rooms, great food and the most friendly staff ;.....yes they are indeed very well trained and we also recruit the best there is in the market.........its a joy when our guests can notice this. We look forward to...

Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing, Good rooms, clean , good customer care and they serve good food. Good location to go away. My wife and I are enjoying every second we are here. Full breakfast in the morning, access the ocean anytime of the day !

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear David G, Wow! thank you for such a fantastic review. IOBR is indeed amazing and we are glad you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us. We have a great location on the Diani Beach , a flat terrain and the most breath taking ambiance, not to mention the view of the ocean that is second to none....

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Visiting this beach hotel for the first time. An awesome beach, comfortable rooms , great staff. I do not know how to swim 🏊 yet, but their beautiful pool was so tempting I got into it almost daily. Would I come again? Certainly Yes, and on holiday now. When you get here, request for one of the rooms that overlook...

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IOBR, General Manager at Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nancy G, What a joy to read your review! Thank you so much for telling the world about IOBR! It is the place to be, it is a hidden treasure on the the Diani Beach-voted by World Travel Awards as Africa's Beach Destination for three years in a row. It is indeed awesome! We note with so much pride...

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort is located 40 km's from Mombasa town and situated along the white sandy beaches of south coast surrounded by swaying coconut palm trees and magnificent old stoic baobabs. Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort comprises of 100 deluxe rooms, tastefully crafted and beautifully furnished found in white washed, 'makuti' roofed structures. The rooms double or twin, are tastefully appointed with local hand carved furnishings and are filled with luxurious amenities; walk-in shower, separate toilet, mini-bar, direct dial telephone, hair dryer and have the convenience of both air-conditioning and a central ceiling fan. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: RM382 - RM1,582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Club Hotel Diani
Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Hotel
Indian Ocean Beach Club
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“book an oceanfront room”
 of 5 bubbles henkc2014, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I was in Room 113. Ask for a remodeled room.”
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“Go for beach front every time”
 of 5 bubbles whetton, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ocean front rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles adudaliz, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you have small kids, best avoid the ocean front room because when the tide is high it will wash right into your room”
 of 5 bubbles buymorea, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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