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Southern Palms Beach Resort

Jumia TravelUS$109*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Nice getaway stayed 14 nights enjoyed the different varieties for lunch n dinner and the amazing beach and of course the friendly staff. Definitely a good recommendation. Lunch, Snacks & Dinner are all great!The hotel decor is ethnic Kenyan .

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great recommendation and for sharing of your wonderful experience of your stay with us on line. It gives us enormous pleasure to read of your appreciative comments on our beach, friendly staff and the food with different varieties during your 14 nights stay. It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to...

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Lovely resort with great service and friendly staff. Great food with adequate variety. Nice and clean beach with lots of outdoors activities. Spacious pools with bars, sun, warm and even monkeys welcoming you on your way to room. Room was clean and big enough with quite old fashioned wooden furniture but it made it more special. Hotel offers also sightseeing...

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Maria, Thank you for your wonderful review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We are so pleased that we were able to make your holiday a memorable success. Thank you for your good comments on our staff, food, beach, facilities and services. Our team were delighted to hear that you had such a good time with us and we're looking...

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the resort so much,the whole experience was fabulous cannot wait to visit again this year end year. The staff was friendly,food was good but please add a variety if sea food. The pool was so huge and accomodating,the beach so clean. Mad props to the hotel for maintaining high standards.

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Carolmicheni, Thank you so much for your fabulous review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! Your comments are most valuable to us and to all prospective guests to our hotel. It's always a pleasure to hear from guests that enjoyed their stay, even better to hear that they plan to return! Our team was delighted to hear that you had...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I've travelled quite a bit in Kenya and I must say this resort is one in a million! Outdoors activities were most attractive; extremely large beautiful pool, several bars, beach beds with excellent view of the ocean, and pool volleyball and water aerobics. The Service was excellent as ALL staff were very friendly and remember you personally by name. They...

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you for your fabulous review and your great recommendation! It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay with us and your holidays in Southern Palms Beach Resort an enjoyable experience. It means a great deal to us to be able to meet our guests’ expectations. We appreciate your positive comments regarding...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for a few days relaxation over a long weekend. POSITIVES : * The pool is fantastic! * Service from the staff. * Food - but did get a bit monotonous after 4 days. * Beach is beautiful. NEGATIVES: * Cannot go near the beach. You get pestered by dozens of people trying to sell you tat. Although you...

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Aimee, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your stay. We’re thrilled to hear that you loved our beach, enjoyed the pools, food and service. We have noted your concerns at the beach and are sorry about the harassment by the beach traders. We station our security guards near our beach area to ensure all...

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time! Staff were great. Khadija at reception was brilliant. Defence, the animation team and all other staff were always ready to assist us. Thank you all at Southern Palms beach resort for making our stay comfortable.

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anjli, Thank you for your fabulous review! It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay with us and your holidays in Southern Palms Beach Resort an enjoyable and memorable experience. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for appreciating our staff, it's always a pleasure to be able to...

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Overall, exactly what I expected. Advertised as 4 star and for Kenya, I agree. The only thing that let it down was the beach. Not the actual beach, that was breath taking! But you simply cannot enjoy it in peace as there are dozens of local guys harassing you and trying to sell you stuff. Even when you politely say...

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for your wonderful comments about your recent stay at Southern Palms. We strive to make our guests' stay as memorable as possible and are delighted to note that in this case we exceeded all your expectations. We will be happy to welcome you back for another stay and look forward to making it even more memorable....

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 February 2017

it was our first time here, my son and i, and Immediately we got to the reception we recieved the broadest smile and welcome from the reception with a drink of coconut juice. it was nice and refreshing to relax at the lounge as they checked us in. Within no time we were taken to our room facing the ocean....

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wanza, Thank you for your fabulous review! It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay with us and your holidays in Southern Palms Beach Resort an enjoyable and memorable experience We are grateful that you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to an opportunity to welcome you back again. Thank you...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The hotel has a lovely and long pool, running almost the whole length of the hotel. The pool was clean and well maintained. The room furnishings were basic, though our room had a great view of the garden and ocean. Being vegetarian, the separate vegetarian section in the dining hall was a blessing for me. They made our celebration (25th...

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southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Manish, It was a pleasure and delight to host you during the celebration of your 25th wedding anniversary. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and appreciating the efforts made to make it a success. Our entire team were humbled by your appreciative comments. It’s always our wish for all guests staying with us to enjoy...

nairobi
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I went to southern palms beach resort for 4 nights with my family. The pool is amazing. The food is very tasty. Breakfast has a good spread and good menu Lunch has a good variety but dinner is average the Indian chef makes very tasty food but a bit rude. The rooms are horrendous and outdated the bathroom is worse...

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Dear Azmina, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We appreciate your positive comments on our staff, pool and the food. Here at Southern Palms Beach Resort the principle of customer care to our valued guests and the enjoyment of their stay is our priority at all times, we have therefore put...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • 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: RM374 - RM1,010 (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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“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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