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    Southern Palms Beach Resort

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
    011 254 722 203166
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    Traveller (1650)
    Pool & Beach (382)
    Dining (194)
    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good34%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “the grill” (111 reviews)
    “main restaurant” (98 reviews)
    “beach boys” (164 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
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    Tennis Court
    Kids Club
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 988 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We did the all inclusive package so worth it as the variety for food and u can eat at all restaurants. Snack bar has a good choice . Italian BBQ seafood and the normal buffet options many was happy. Cocktails good too thought local drinks...More

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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We paid a lot to stay at this hotel I assume because it’s over New year. So is it worth the money ? Absolutely not! However at its normal price which any other time of the year is half the price we paid it probably...More

    Thank EspanOla_12
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Do not waste your money in this hotel! I don't even know where to start. 1. Filthy rooms 2. Watered down drinks ( who waters down juices in KENYA! there is plenty of fruit to go around) 3. Poor customer service! not sensitive to any...More

    Thank Lilian O
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Rubbish food. Awful service. Lazy catering staff. Old antiquated rooms with broken AC (with pieces of tissue paper stuck in the vents by previous occupants to keep the broken vent upright) , no cold water, only boiling hot (WTF!), box TVs from the 90s (yes...More

    Thank HanifH2
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Southern Palms is one of the older hotels along Diani Beach so the rooms are comfortable but basic, and in some cases run down. However this is made up by the excellent staff and teams they have, big swimming pools, beach beds, great food and...More

    Thank Kenyan123
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$124 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Business Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #7 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #10 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #11 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 298
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Southern Palms Beach Hotel Diani ,
    • Southern Palms Beach Diani
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    Traveller (1650)
    Pool & Beach (382)
    Dining (194)
    Room & Suite (165)
    Hotel & Grounds (900)
    Bathroom (21)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
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    Kumar S
    1 November 2017|
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    Response from Harry J | Reviewed this property |
    Large three swimming pools. Plenty trees and shade Lots of veggies options,they can cook your favourite dish too.. Choice of is excellent..
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    dlt1984
    9 October 2017|
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    Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
    Request the hotel to send you one at that hour, to ensure that you have one, and don't have to explain where you are going. Rate is very reasonable I think we paid less than 1000KES, but we arrived in the day, sometimes... More
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    "stay in ground floor. There are no elevators!"
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    "Rooms 120 to 130"
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    "they are all run down."
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    "Try and get a beach facing room... but all were excellent and air conditioned"
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