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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Located in Diani Beach, a 6-minute walk from Diani Beach, Stilts Backpackers has accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. Featuring a concierge service, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The property provides evening entertainment and free WiFi.

The hostel offers a à la carte or Full English/Irish breakfast.

The area is popular for cycling, and car rental is available at Stilts Backpackers.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Baharini Shopping Centre, The Diani Beach Shopping Centre and Onjikos Supermarket.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Stilts Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Oct 14, 2015

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2
  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 5
Superior Chalet
  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin beds and 1 full bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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4 reasons to choose Stilts Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Diani Beach

    Diani Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1,600 feet from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Baharini Shopping Centre
    0.4 miles
  • The Diani Beach Shopping Centre
    1 miles
  • Muthaiga Mini Market Diani Beach
    1 miles
  • Nakumatt Diani
    1.7 miles
  • Barclays Shopping Complex
    1.8 miles
  • Colobus Conservation
    2.3 miles
  • Leisure Lodge Golf Club
    2.4 miles
  • Diani Beach Hospital
    2.6 miles
  • Diana Complex Shopping Centre
    2.6 miles
  • Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest
    6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Diani Beach
    1,600 feet
  • Galu Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Kinondo Shwari Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Ukunda Airport
    1 miles
  • Moi International Airport
    19.3 miles
How to get to Stilts Backpackers from Moi International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site


Amenities of Stilts Backpackers
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Car rental
  • Hair/Beauty salon
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Massage
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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1:00 PM - 11:00 PM


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 2 are welcome.

Children 11 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

3 years old
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
$6 per child, per night
4 - 10 years
Extra bed by request
$6 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 2 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

The restaurant and bar will be closed from 1st May until 30th May.

During the month of May our Bar and Kitchen Will be closed, due to our annual maintenance schedule.

Accommodations is still available. Fridges are available to store your drinks and snacks. There are plenty of restaurants close by to us.

FAQs about Stilts Backpackers

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Stilts Backpackers (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Stilts Backpackers has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Stilts Backpackers can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Stilts Backpackers.

  • The prices at Stilts Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Stilts Backpackers is 0.7 miles from the center of Diani Beach.

  • Check-in at Stilts Backpackers is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Stilts Backpackers by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 40min

  • Stilts Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Horseback riding
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beach