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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an amazing vacation and I taught I should share my experience. We were well pleased with the place, the staff, the pool and especially the cosy massage heaven. The girls in the massage department are clean tidy and very pleasant ( I was really impressed and had the best massage ever).There normally is a fine line between convincing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice resort and secure. The grounds are really clean and nice. I really enjoyed sitting and lounging on the beach. Very, very relaxing and much needed. The food is ok. The rooms leave a lot to be desired but each room has a good balcony view. We booked through Expedia and got a really good package deal on our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had gone to Southern Palms Beach Resort recently with a large group of family members and I must say the check in process was very efficient. We had booked with Mario Tours and upon arrival all our hotel keys had been arranged so there was no long wait at the reception. This hotel is always a safe bet when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wondering where all these bad reviews come from... the hotel is really great, i recommend the standard rooms with sea view. The hotel isn't so modern but so clean, the food is so tasty, amazing swimming pools. The staff is totally wonderful, so polite, always saying hello, if there is some problem-they gonna fix it so fast. Kenyan people are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a family - two adults and two children. We had a couple of interconnected rooms on the ground floor facing the swimming pools and the gardens. The rooms: On the plus side: they were in good repair and clean, well ventilated and lit. Minus side: I was surprised to find CRT television sets still in use in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel ticked all the boxes nearly, I think for me it was a shame we could not go on the beach or go into the Indian Ocean. The food was fine, the rooms and bath were kept cleaning for our time there.

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

Dear Danella, Thank you for taking the time to post your great review of Southern Palms Beach Resort. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay when you stayed with us in October 2015. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again. Thank you once again for choosing our Resort for your holiday. Warm regards... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in June & had sea-facing rooms which were very nice with decent sized balconies. The resort was nice although it seemed fairly quiet. Nice sized lagoon style pools but there were not enough sun loungers despite the fact the hotel was nowhere near full capacity. Good access to a lovely beach where there were... More 

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

Dear Sonjie, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay with us and your holidays an enjoyable experience. Thank you once again for staying with us and we look forward to welcome you back in the near... More 

Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting for the first time and the resort is simply beautiful with expansive and well designed pools and great outdoor areas.Very serene with lots of unique resting areas. I especially loved the bandas in the middle of the pools which are very tasteful designed Staff are very helpful and the service is great. However, the hotel needs to improve on... More 

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

Dear Charleso, Many thanks for your fabulous review on your recent stay at Southern Palms Beach Resort! Your comments are most valuable to us and to all prospective guests to our hotel. It was a pleasure for us to have an opportunity to make your stay and your holidays with us an enjoyable experience. We have noted your concern on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome hospitality, friendly staff, clean room, very good food variety. Kids zone attendants very nice. Prompt service in general Would recommend the hotel to everyone Could do better with removated bathrooms though

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

Dear Fareen, Many thanks on your great review and for sharing it on line. We appreciate your great compliment about our resort and the staff who ensured that you enjoyed your stay. We will be sure to thank them all. It’s always our goal for all guests staying with us to have a fabulous time. Thank you once again for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Southern palms was tooo much fun everything was lovely the food the swimming pools the chefs the waiters everyone just made our trip comfortable. Definately coming back..thank you for your hospitality

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

Dear Fazia, Thank you so much for your very kind review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, had much fun and you are already looking forward to return. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again. Thank you once again for choosing Southern Palms Beach Resort for your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $106 - $320 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
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