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Southern Palms Beach Resort

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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were group of 20 stayed in southern palms for 2 days. There were 3 swimming pools so it was not crowded. The food was good. They could include more of Indian variety. The beach was also good. But we spend mostly full day in pool. Games were also organized in pool. The interior decor of resort is quite good.... More 

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

Dear Avnisagar, We are all thrilled to read from you this terrific review on Southern Palms Beach Resort! We are glad you loved the rooms, more so the corner rooms, they are normally much larger and have not only a shower but a bath tab too and they are mostly in demand with many repeat guests. We are happy to... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Southern Palms is the typical beach resort suitable for mass tourist segment. I recently spent my Easter weekend at Southern Palms. Food - there's a choice of Italian, Grill & Main Restaurant. Italian was quite disappointing but the Grill & Main Rest. served fresh, delicious food everyday. Unlike some other larger hotels, i did'nt notice a repetition of Menu If... More 

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

Dear Stefanilarda, Thank you so much for your absolutely wonderful review, lovely photos and very kind recommendation of Southern Palms Beach Resort! It’s a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your time here in our beautiful hotel. Everything you said about the clean rooms, great pools, beach as well as delicious/wide variety of food and choice of restaurants fill us... More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel years ago and have only just decided to leave a review but it was stunning and I can't fault it. The staff were friendly, the gardens were beautiful, pools were clean, the food was excellent and it is right on a beautiful white sandy beach!

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

Dear Jenna, Thank you so much for your very kind review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We're absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and we particularly liked the title you chose for your review. We also appreciated your very positive comments regarding the food, beautiful gardens, pools, beach as well as our staff who went... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good hotel stayed here from easter sunday for a few days. Was meant to be a reunion with family sadly ruined. Wouldnt blame the staff completely but would blame hotel management/organisation to a certain level. Hotel was fully booked at dinning table drink orders were taken at start of meal and were lucky if they arrived just before desert.... More 

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

Dear Binal, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you liked our hotel and our staff whom you highly recommend for ensuring you enjoyed a comfortable stay. We will be sure to thank... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waaawuuuuui this place is nice beautiful set up, beautiful grounds, rooms are wawu uuuh dono what to say what not to say I liked en loved it the pool is da best have seen so far this place made my Easter the best ever don't feel like it should end tomorrow

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

Dear Muhekis, It was nice to have you and your family stay with us. Thank you so much for your absolutely wonderful review and the lovely photos of Southern Palms Beach Resort. Your exclamation says it all, that we achieved our goal and that is you enjoy a relaxing, fabulous and memorable holiday when you stay with us! We are... More 

Nairobi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved my stay here. My kids had fun, service was good all the way to the room cleaners and food was good. The staff are always smiling! Still believe the Hotel needs to improve its rooms. All in all had a memorable trip and will definitely visit again.

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

Thank you so much for your tremendous review of Southern Palms Beach Resort. There is really no bigger compliment for us than guests telling us that they would like to come back! We're absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. It's a pleasure to hear that we achieved our goal, which actually is to ensure that... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Southern Palm is an awesome holiday destination,the location is serene and a few minutes from the Ukunda Airstrip. The rooms are very nice and comfortable, with AC and Wi-fi. The hotel has fun activities that suit all ages as well. The staff is very friendly and courteous and they make your stay there very homely. The food was very well... More 

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

Dear Sheba, Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write this absolutely awesome review and very kind recommendation of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We are happy that you had a memorable holiday and enjoyed our beautiful hotel, rooms, entertainment, food which was always delicious with large variety, not forgetting the always friendly staff who are warm and... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Southern Palms is a wonderful,heavenly place that one has to experience at least once in ones lifetime! The pictures do injustice to the actual scenery one sees when you set foot inside! I do recommend this heavenly place to everyone .

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

Dear Vorege, Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind recommendation for Southern Palms Beach Resort. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, had a memorable holiday in our beautiful hotel. Our team are already looking forward to welcome you back again! Thank you once again for choosing Southern Palms Beach Resort for your stay. Warm... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was my second time at Southern Palms (within 6 months) and was there for 10 nights, which was not enough! We had the perfect weather and experience. Amazingly relaxing holiday, good food and drinks. Kamal the chef does a good job with the food. My son was well looked after by Evone and Alice at the kids club. Generally... More 

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

Dear Ria, Thank you so much for your tremendous review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We're absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. It's a pleasure to hear that we achieved our goal, which actually is to ensure that our guests enjoys a memorable and ‘amazing’ holiday! Chef Kamal will be delighted to hear that you... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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105 reviews 105 reviews
23 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Southern Palms is a family hotel with loads of fun activities for all ages. The pool is extra special with a bar built inside it. The rooms are standard, sea view rooms are more expensive and difficult to book. Great food. However those looking for a quiet place, this can be a noisy hotel as it is frequented by numerous... More 

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

Dear Smatlock, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We are happy that you had fun and enjoyed our different activities and great pools. It’s always our wish for all guests staying with us to enjoy a fabulous and memorable time during their stay. Thank you for your good comments on the... More 

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