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Southern Palms Beach Resort

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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go, you will not be disappointed Fantastic entertainment, fabulous food, staff brilliant. We stayed 10 days her and went on a 3 day safari- perfect holiday, we loved every minute The only downside were the beach sellers, a little annoying after a few days but hey good fun and a chat

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Southern Palms Beach Resort is located in a nice quiet patch of the famous Diani Beach strip. The Hotel is a very good All Inclusive resort for family with kids. The food is amazing. Something new every night in both Continental and Indian cuisine; including the Grill and Stir Fry section. My room suggestion would be Sea View on a... More 

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

Dear Dapunch, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It is always very important to have close contact with our guests and learn about their preferences. We are happy to hear about your satisfaction with our All Inclusive package, food, beach, pool and location. I would like to share with you, that we also have... More 

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48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place for a family chill out. The place is neat and clean and beach is very clean. Lovely and warm staff and comfortable rooms. The food is excellent especially the Indian section. Overall, a lovely place. Would recommend to everyone who wants a break away from home!! Spa is good here too!!

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

Dear Sonal, Greetings from Southern Palms and thank you for your encouraging and supportive review! It is great and heart-warming to read of your experience during your stay with us and we are so pleased we were able to make your holiday a memorable success. It makes all our hard work and effort worthwhile and sincere thank you on your... More 

Nairobi
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are clean and comfortable. We loved the big pools and the best part was the stunning beach. The staff are very nice and helpful. The all inclusive full board package is beyond excellent value for money.

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

Dear Doris, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments and to give us this positive review. Our staff are very much dedicated to providing exceptional customer service for every guest, every time. We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind Regards Nellie Njonjo More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel with great pools, very friendly staff and excellent food. Great location on the beech keep an eye out for the monkeys as they will be in your room I'm a flash. Would definitely go back. Also booked all our trips with the beech boys who were really nice and half the price of what the hotel were charging... More 

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

Dear Mark, Thank you for being our Guest and for taking the time to share your feedback. We are very pleased that your stay in Southern Palms has met your expectations. We’re particularly happy to hear that you were fully satisfied with our food and all the facilities that were provided. We would also like to thank you for your... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Southern Palms after a week of safari in Kenya. The place is beautiful, the pools are big and pretty but the best is the beach: absolutely stunning! You can easily ignore the guys trying to sell you things, and once you have politely told them you're not interested, they leave you alone. It's the most beautiful beach... More 

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

Dear Charlotte, It’s a pleasure to hear such good comments from guests that enjoyed their stay. Great to hear that you loved the food, pools and the beach which you enjoyed most; we are glad you were able to ignore the beach traders and move on. Thank you for choosing Southern Palms Beach Resort for your stay. We look forward... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well i spent a week there,,and it was awesome,, best place for a vacation in kenya,, the food,the programs in the night , the ocean,, the rooms,,the staff,, it is all great.And it is even not that expensive.

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

Dear Muhammed, Thank you for staying with us and for your awesome review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your holidays and are looking forward already to welcome you back once again for yet more wonderful moments. Best Regards Nellie Njonjo More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Beautiful hotel, extremely friendly and respectful staff and amazing snack bar. The all inclusive package is unmatched in terms of value. Unlimited drinks and food! Would recommend the hotel to anyone going to Diani especially for relaxation purposes.

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

Dear Simon, Thank you for your great recommendation of Southern Palms. We appreciate your review that left us humbled by your wonderful comments. It was nice to have you stay with us and we look forward to welcome you back to Southern Palms once again. Kind Regards Nellie Njonjo More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I was there in june 2015 for 4 days full of fun , joy and unforgettable moments the hotel helped us a lot in organising sub regional training for medical students in Africa and didn't save a moment to help us ,and cooperate with us special thanks to the awesome and hard working room service they leftbus sweets everyday in... More 

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

Dear Mahmoud, Thank you so much for your absolutely wonderful review and very kind recommendation of Southern Palms Beach Resort! It was a great honor to host you and your colleagues during your sub regional training. We’re delighted to hear that you had a memorable stay with us, as you call it: “unforgettable moments”. We also appreciated your very positive... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

It was the best hotel ever, i enjoy abit of everything,everything was perfect Thanks for your hospitality. The hotel services was great and amazing Am considering to visit again with friends For holiday visit

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

Dear Farieabby, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your wonderful review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! It's always a pleasure to know that our effort has good consequences! Our team was delighted to hear that you had such a good time with us and we're looking forward already to welcoming you back! Thank you once again... More 

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