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Southern Palms Beach Resort

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Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on 17-20 July, what a wonderful resort!! The service was excellent & nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Choice of food was nice with a variety of different cuisines daily, going all inclusive was definitely the best option can't wait to go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best resort I stayed recently.very helpful staff lovely private beach.special thanks to kapok the chef and Ellias mghendi restaurant captain . They are very helpful thanks to all staff at southern palms beach resort.best Indian food you can eat in all inclusive deal.

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Thank moh01
southernpalmsbeach, Guest Relations Manager at Southern Palms Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your fabulous review on 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. It means a great deal to us to be able to meet our guests’ expectations. We appreciate your positive comments regarding the food, beach and... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went as a group of 9 with adults and kids and had a wonderful 7 day stay at the resort. We were treated very well by the friendly staff and animators. Especially grateful for the chefs that prepared special Indian meals (especially for vegetarians) we had requested. It is definitely worth it to take the all inclusive package for (Kenyan)... More 

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

Dear RoshniShukla, Thank you so much for your terrific review of Southern Palms Beach Resort! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we are always delighted to share kind words with our wonderful staff. We’re proud of all of them and their ability to make our guests feel so welcome. Of course, we're also happy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time!! Loads of activities. "All Inclusive" is not bad. Drinks in the "All Inclusive" Package are Kenyan made so don't expect imported drinks on your menu. We would like to commend a) Elias (Head Waiter), extremely caring and thoughtful b) Peter (Bar Man at the Bar next to the Reception) c) "Dr.Prof." Alphonse from Tanga who... More 

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

Dear Mark, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Southern Palms Beach Resort. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your kind remarks regarding our friendly staff, we will pass on your special compliments to the ones you have mentioned. We take pride in our staff and it’s great... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was all inclusive and staff was great there and very friendly. Food was tasty (probably because we love Indian food). After our safary we could relax here for a couple of days and we enjoyed our time there. Food was tasty and staff was very friendly. Especially the enternainment staff were great fun. There was great fruit available all... More 

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

Dear Matias, Thank you for your encouraging and supportive review on Southern Palms Beach Resort and the beautiful photos! It is great and heart-warming to read of your experience during your stay with us and are pleased that we were able to make your holiday a memorable success. Great to hear of your positive note regarding our food, entertainment and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group tour around Kenya and this is our last stop before flying home. The idea is to get some rest. Noisy: they put the entertainment right across from the rooms. It is louder then the television in my room on a hotel sensitive level. They should have put the entertainment on the other side of the park... More 

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

Dear Addy, Thank you for taking time to post your review of Southern Palms Beach Resort. We appreciate your positive comments on our clean rooms and are glad to hear that you were able to enjoy the Dutch television channel. We have noted your concerns during your stay with us and are very sorry it was not up to your... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Went to this hotel accompanied by my local relatives. Checking in was smooth and efficient. All aspects of the all inclusive details were explained and the staff are very friendly. A welcome coconut was offered to us which was refreshing and bags were taken to our rooms promptly. They have a lovely swimming pool that circles the ground and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Booked this hotel for a 4night stay over the new new period. I think/ we arrived 29th Dec 2015 and checked out on 2nd Jan 2016. The power went out over New Year's Eve. So our countdown to New Years was ruined. The electricity issue was not resolved for over 24 hours. So we had to spend New Years with... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 8 adults and 5 children and really enjoyed our stay at the hotel. The all you can eat was great value and we really enjoyed the puzzas and kuku and chips by the poolside. The live singing in the evening was great with the multi lingual band singing in English and Hindi! Great fun! Will... More 

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

Dear Fatema Thank you for your fabulous review on Southern Palms Beach Resort! 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is great !! The stuff was so kind !! The food is ok, not too good, but all the rest was just great!! מלון מעולה, האוכל חצי כוח, אבל הבריכה ענקיך ומהממת, הצוות מקסים, החדרים סטנדרט, אבל בסהכ ממליצה בחום! פעם ראשונה בדיאני אבל בטוח אחזור.

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

Dear Limisrael, It was a pleasure to host you and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay. Our entire team is humbled by your appreciative comments, we will be sure to thank them all. It’s always our wish for all guests staying with us to enjoy a fabulous and memorable time during their... 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • 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, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Ukunda > Diani Beach
Price Range: $110 - $355 (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 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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