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Southern Palms Beach Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2011

We were here in April for 10nights (3 on safari) and it was one of the best holidays I have ever been on. The hotel was great, the staff incredibly helpful and so lovely! On arrival we were met at reception with coconuts to drink from and cold wet flannels to cool down. We had a large room for two...

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Lancashire
Reviewed 30 October 2011

We booked at the hotel through Thompson holidays but only then did we see the reviews on here about the hotel and we were a little worried after seeing complaints about smelly towels, pool water condition and food. We shouldn't have worried. This is the third time that we have been to Kenya once in a 3*plus hotel and once...

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London
Reviewed 29 October 2011

After doing most of Europe, we decided to venture a bit further and picked this resort in Kenya. This has been one of the best experiences we have had, considering the scares that were in the news. This place is far far away from Somalia and fully protected by high wall and 24/7 manned security - not that it was...

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London
Reviewed 27 October 2011

My sister and I needed a break from the hectic city life and decided to return to Southern Palms again this year. On our previous visit, we had a great time but the food was not too good…….but this year was so so different!!!! The Italian restaurant is lovely and the food is very well presented. The main restaurant had...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Thank goodness for this superb resort.Having moved to this hotel after being let down at the Leopard Beach Hotel on the same beach, the comparison was amazing. I feel it necessary to thank certain members of staff individually. A big thank you to Esther and Peter who both provided an excellent service for the duration of the stay at the...

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Thank MisterSquiz
London
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Very nice resort to stay in. The pool was nice and clean. It was very large so you never felt there was a crowd and you was plenty of space to splash around with out bothering other guests. The beach just outside the resort was great but would have preferred if the turist tad sellers was kept more at bay...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2011

we came to herealmost by accident and found that in comparison to the 4-5 star hotel we had left the activities and quality of service (particularly in relation to the management) were so much better. The food was more than acceptable and the rooms were clean and beds comfortable but the things that really made this hotel stand out were...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2011

A nice,well maintained hotel with beautiful and mature gardens. Staff are friendly and helpful. There are several restaurants with different themes; Italian, Lebanese and a traditional Kenyan grill in addition to the main restaurant which serves buffet meals.It served dishes from different countries each night; Mexican, Indian, Moroccan.. etc. there were vegetarian varsities every night. The food was freshly prepared...

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2011

Just had two fantastic weeks from 27th Sep, the staff treated us like kings, so happy, so helpful they couldn't have done anymore, our anniversary was special flowers on our door step, bouquet on the table at lunch with a card and all the staff in the restaurant singing around our table and a really tasty cake, thank you. Special...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2011

We have just returned from a wonderful stay at Southern Palms resort. It was our first time in Kenya and we didn’t really know what to expect. I am happy to say that we were simply blown away by Kenya and by the wonderful resort we stayed at. Southern Palms is set in an ideal location along one of the...

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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
Internet
  • 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: €77 - €209 (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 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#10 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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