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Economy Tent, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£23* Per night/room 1 Oct - 2 Oct

Comfort Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Comfort Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Comfort Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

During your stay at Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers, you'll be within walking distance of Kilifi Creek. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus an outdoor pool. Built in 2012, this 3-star hostel has 22 rooms. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a hob.

  • All rooms offer private gardens, hobs and showers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy local and international cuisine while dining at Distant Relatives
  • Continental breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Amenities include a front-desk safe, meeting rooms and convenience store
  • On-site recreation includes volleyball, hiking/biking trails and scooters/mopeds to rent
  • 3 mi (4.8 km) from Mnarani ruins and 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from Arabuko Sokoke Forest
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee
  • Pets welcome free of charge

About the Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers

Location Seahorse Road, Kilifi, Kilifi County 80108

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Kilifi hostel.

  • 22 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2012
  • Dining venue
  • Karaoke
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Games room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Corner/local shop
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers offers 22 forms of accommodation with portable fans and blackout curtains. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Kilifi hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private outdoor space
  • Hob
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Blackout curtains
  • Portable fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to noon.

Distant Relatives – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours on site
  • Safari nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Fishing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Playground on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Swimming nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and cash

This property uses a grey water recycling system

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and cash. This property uses a grey water recycling system. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

  • Grey water recycling system
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • No hot water on site
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Car not required
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 2 and USD 9 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 55 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Distant Relatives Ecolodge Backpackers Hotel KILIFI
  • Distant Relatives Ecolodge Backpackers Hotel
  • Distant Relatives Ecolodge Backpackers KILIFI
  • Distant Relatives Ecolodge Backpackers Hostel KILIFI
  • Distant Relatives Ecolodge Backpackers Hostel
  • Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers Kilifi

You should know

  • There is no hot water on site.
  • Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Free in-room WiFi is limited to 24 hours per day.
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