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Southern Palms Beach Resort

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Nairobi
Reviewed 1 February 2012

the pool is big with swim up bars. great pool for little kids and adults alike. Beach is nice but beach boys drive you nuts!! rooms are just ok but ours needed some repairs - light bulbs out, no batteries in the AC remote, door lock broke and the mini bar fridge did not work. i called about all of...

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Grasby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2012

My friend and I stayed here for just three nights as we were on our way to Uganda but my friend wanted to squeeze in some diving before we got land locked! We also got our room for a very reasonable last minute price and based on what we paid and our experience here I could not really fault this...

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Helsinki
Reviewed 27 January 2012

I'm giving this resort 4 out of five, but it is a very week four. The good things are that the pool and garden area is big, lush and beautiful. The staff (99% of them) are very kind, helpful and always smiling and saying Jambo. The food in the main restaurant is good and tasty with variety. The room we...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 27 January 2012

I am finally back home after visiting Africa!! Although not one of the "exclusive" hotels of Kenya, Southern Palms Hotel was very comfortable and totally relaxing. We booked our week away at the last minute and it was the December holiday period. We went with an open mind and were pleasantly surprised. My first impression was how welcoming and friendly...

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Bexley, Kent
Reviewed 22 January 2012

Gorgeous beach but very hassled by beach sellers. Not easy to walk the beach because of this. Hotel is lovely and the staff are extremely helpful, friendly and curtious. Don't forget to tip. Food is good but at times, unusual. New Years Eve celebration party was excellent and fun. Pool is second to none.

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Worcester
Reviewed 16 January 2012

We spent our Honeymoon here for 2 weeks in Sept. After hearing recent stories on the news we were a little apprehensive however after a 9 hr flight and 2 hr transfer we were absolutely delighted on arriving at Southern Palms. We booked our safari with JT Safari's on main strip outside hotel after reading great reviews and had the...

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1Thank Lessemun
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2012

Everything was brilliant. My wife and I both suffered from ''the brown rain'' this could of been due to the food but I cannot be sure as the food looked and tasted great. The hotel was clean and well maintained, Staff wonderfully attentive, dont forget to tip! The italian restaurant could have been better but the barbeque, buffet and lebanese...

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Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 5 January 2012

The place is magic. Soft powdery sand and palm trees made it an idyllic location. The staff was very friendly, very helpful and accomodating. The rooms have everything you need. Ours was right next to and facing the sea and sleeping to the sound of waves was wonderful. The food was delicious. You get a choice of restaurants to have...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I am a regular guest at this resort, having had five family vacations over the past 10 years and so I have seen the changes over the years. My last stay in December 2011 was my worst and most likely my last at this resort. My usual preference is to choose Half Board rather than All Inclusive as I rather...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2012

What a wonderful holiday we had. The staff were lovely and couldn’t do enough for you. I came unstuck a couple of times as I felt a bit embarrassed at how much they would do for you and think I offended them. They were all very proud of the service they provide to guests. The main area and restaurant were...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This dramatic hotel with its fantastic pools and beautiful beach is the perfect spot to relax after a safari… or simply visit to relax! The warm and very African feel of the hotel with comfortable rooms, well appointed bathrooms and selection of restaurants offers guests plenty of places to lounge in the sun and almost as many shady spots to enjoy a bit of a breeze and a good book. All rooms have quiet, split unit air conditioners, televisions, mini fridges and coffee and tea making facilities. There is a safe (chargeable) in each room and a business center located in the main building with internet or wifi access in public areas. The drama of the huge, traditional makuti (thatched) roof in the main restaurant offers the Chef a terrific showcase for a varied selection of local and international dishes on the buffet or you could indulge at one of the a la carte restaurants (chargeable) for a special occasion or just a quiet evening for two. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Palms Beach Resort

Address: Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $148 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Palms Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Southern Palms Beach Hotel Diani
Southern Palms Beach Diani
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“as the hotel area is big, a room halfway between the beach and the dining area would save on lots of walking”
 of 5 bubbles Manish1967, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The best cottages are near the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles dozza21, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are a long walk from everywhere, with reception/breakfast room on one side of the pool, and rooms on the other.”
 of 5 bubbles marcs511, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ocean view rooms are amazing...a little more expensive but well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles arfhan2014, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“with smaller children i would recommend the rooms facing the pool otherwise the sea facing rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles adventurersKisumu, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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