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Southern Palms Beach Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Bedale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2011

I was very apprehensive about this trip as we had a 17 and 11 year old and it was from April 14th to 28th the rainy season, but it was fabulous. The hotel is large and comfortable the food is good, with the option of buffet or Italian or barbecue and there was always something. We did have maybe three...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2011

We stayed at Southern Palms for 8 nights from 27th April - 6th May. We were slightly apprehenisve about the long transfer time from the airport and the ferry crossing but i have to say this shouldn't put you off. Water is provided on the coach and the time passes quick. The hote itself is lovely - well maintained and...

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Ukunda, Kenya
Reviewed 14 May 2011

The staff were great and freindly lovely room and great swimming pool but on arriving after 2 days picked up stomache bug my freind ended up in diani hospital four 4 days and myself not moving far from a toilet we missed our 7 day safari trip we were diagnosed with gastrenterritous not sure of the spelling. T he thomas...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 10 May 2011

We thought of an ideal place where we could celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary that fell on 28th April. After a long discussion with my spouse, putting into consideration the main pertinent issues, we settled at Southern Palms hoping that it didn't disappoint. And for sure it didn't disappoint. We had a memorable 4 days holiday at the hotel. We...

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Harrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2011

We stayed at Southern Palms for two weeks in April. Best things about the hotel: The staff are friendly and helpful. Everyone is saying “Jambo” to you. They speak excellent English. The two swimming pools are huge, well designed and well maintained. The food in the main restaurant is a buffet. The quality is very good, particularly for buffet food....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2011

Where to begin.... We stayed at Southern Palms on 22nd April - 4th May Half board. If you go at this time of year do be aware that this is rainy season. It rained for the first 4 days we were there but this did not ruin our trip at all. It was still very warm and lots to do....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2011

We have just returned from a two week stay at this Hotel and had a great time. The best features of this Hotel are the pool areas, restaurants and excellent staff. The Hotel has two large lake style pools of varying depths so that you can either swim or just relax in the water. One pool is busier with activities...

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Kaunas
Reviewed 7 May 2011

We stayed in Southern Palms Beach Resort for one week. Everything was just fine - good food, comfortable rooms, huge water pool, friendly staff, sandy beach, warm ocean. There are several pool bars and a la carte restaurants (try Grill restaurant for sure). Main restaurant is very spacious and you never have to search for the table. There were plenty...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2011

We stayed at SP for 2 weeks half board. First of all we recommend not booking the coach transfer & just getting a taxi. After reading reviews this is what we did & after hearing how long & hot the transfer was, we were happy to arrive 2 hours before everyone else, nice & cool from our air conditioned taxi!...

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4Thank BecciLeeds
cambridge
Reviewed 30 April 2011

Where do I start?! What a fabulous holiday! Me and my partner stayed at Southern Palms in Diani Beach for the first two weeks in April. Although this is the start of the rainy season and the BBC weather forecast before we left said heavy thundery showers every day, it rained once during the night while we were there. We...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family 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: $120 - $325 (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
#9 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Awesome pool and garden”
mail4mburu, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“as the hotel area is big, a room halfway between the beach and the dining area would save on lots of walking”
Manish1967, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The best cottages are near the swimming pool.”
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.”
marcs511, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ocean view rooms are amazing...a little more expensive but well worth it”
arfhan2014, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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