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    The Sands at Nomad

    Diani Beach, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good21%
    • Average4%
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    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 252 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The hotel's best feature is its location next to the beach. The Diani beach offers soft sands. The beach is a common beach and so is not free from people selling local made trinkets or trying to get you to book boat trips or take...More

    Thank AnikaAli
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded yesterday

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review! In Kenya all Beaches are public, but we have a code of conduct agreement with our responsible beach operators in front of our hotel, to treat our guests friendly and respect their privacy....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My stay at the Sands was disappointing because I was expecting a true 5 star hotel, but the Sands is not. The ONLY 5 star aspect of the hotel is the staff. They are extremely friendly, helpful and tried very hard to address the issues...More

    Thank A K
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review about our hotel. I am sorry, that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We tried to help you by changing your room after your arrival to the first floor. The mattresse...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The beach were the hotel is located is beyond gorgeous. It is situated in the less populated area of Diani beach, so you may expect a calm environment. You could be a little annoyed by the sellers walking up and down the beach all day...More

    Thank Sabinete
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review! We are in the process of removing the pond since we received too many complaints regarding the frogs noise! So for your next stay you will experience a more quiet night!! Hope to welcome you back soon!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    An interesting trip here for sure! Where do we start. A wonderful setting with a magnificent beach and delightful waters. One of the best beaches I have seen on my travels. Yes, you get hustled by the locals but this is something that can be...More

    Thank Damian E
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your positive review! I am very happy, that you have enjoyed your stay with us! Looking forward to welcome you again soon!!

    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    My first time to stay at Sands of Nomad. We had eaten at the restaurant by the beach previously while staying at a nearby hotel and the food was great. We decided to spend three nights and before getting to the rooms, our first stop...More

    Thank Andrew G
    Response from dianibeachboy, General Manager at The Sands at NomadResponded 11 August 2017

    Thank you very much for your review! I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Nevertheless I will talk to my Front Office not to forget anything! Thank you

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$160 - US$482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #5 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #10 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • The Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani ,
    • Sands At Nomad Diani ,
    • Sands At Nomad Hotel Diani
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    Traveller (544)
    Pool & Beach (143)
    Room & Suite (121)
    Dining (66)
    Hotel & Grounds (242)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Niklas S
    11 May 2017|
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    Response from dianibeachboy | Property representative |
    No problem at all, for Infants we provide Baby bed free of charge!!
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    Duduzile N
    5 January 2017|
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    Response from dianibeachboy | Property representative |
    Its about 45 km from Mombasa Airport, app 2 hour transfer, cost is 120 Euro return transfer
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    Liza M
    30 October 2016|
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    Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
    The price is per room unless you have all inclusive packages: those are per person
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