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Nairobi, Kenya
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I have been to Diani many times, but this was my first stay at SPBR. My nine year old was very excited to finally visit the hotel that allegedly has 'the largest pool in Kenya'. The pools themselves did not disappoint, they were clean and great, though one was a slightly off-putting green colour. The meals were also adequate, though...

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Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is amazing and the all inclusive makes it all worth while..! The chef was spectacular as were the staff. They were all very friendly. The only complaint I have is that the rooms need more lighting and are too dark and the AC's need to be able to stay on when you are out of the room as...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for two nights all inclusive with two of my friends. It was my first time visiting Diani beach. It's such a beautiful hotel with so many swimming pools to choose from and the beach right there!! The food was amazing and lots to choose from so you be spoiled for choice!!!😊 Loved the pancakes in...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was our first time at Southern Palms Beach Resort.Was there to celebrate our daughter's 5th birthday. The staff treated us with such warmth like we were repeat guests.The swimming pool was amazing.I was able to swim with my 10 month old as the water was warm and she could stand in the water. The food was plentiful and tasty. What...

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Thank Faith N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am Gaurav went for my Company retreat with 145 staff. This is a hotel i would recommend to families. The view is amazing,the food is excellent,the rooms are clean and the services are the best,the hotel is next to the indian ocean and the white sand is something to see. The cocktails has variety. The kids can have lots...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am Alex just thought i should share my experience. The room service was great a lot of privacy good proximity to the beach, the food is awesome especially the desserts were ravishing i couldn't resist them and the service was kind caring always smiling especially a lady by the name Mercy she will make all your meals awesome God...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful. The beach, the swimming pools, the food. The rooms need some face lift. Especially the bathroom. Despite the good food, the fresh fruits were always unripe/raw and not bitter. A good mixed masala tea is a mystery in this lovely hotel. The end of our beautiful 3 days was not pleasant as we encountered a very rude waiter/ controller...

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1Thank Muhandichi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is nice with good food but they need to hire the more polite employees. There's a lady by the name Agnes is she is the most arrogant and rudest waitress I have ever met. She tells you she can't take your oder because it will take her to long and even after being instructed by the supervisor to...

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8Thank Maya E
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The resort is okay but one thing i need to warn everyone is the rooms are very very old, the beds are weak the mattress are hard. Its not a modern hotel, no food variety. The beach is lovely though, I wouldn't come back here until they renovate the entire place. For what i paid i expected much more, a...

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

Dear Abu, Thank you for being our Guest and for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay in Southern Palms Beach Resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us as we strive to improve with each feedback we receive from our guest. It’s great to hear that you loved our resort and the beach. We need to...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a hotel i would recommend to families. The view is amazing,the food is excellent,the rooms are clean and the workers are the best,the hotel is next to the indian ocean and the white sand is something to see. They also have child care from 3yrs . The cocktails pinocolada was the worst i had ever drunk. The kids...

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

Dear Yvonnemson, Many thanks for your fabulous review on your stay with us in December 2015! 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. Thank you once again for staying with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: ₹ 8,829 - ₹ 23,657 (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
#8 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“Corner rooms are more spacious”
 of 5 bubbles faithn2014, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best beach view, a nice view of the morning sunrise and always make your orders through Mercy the Queen of service.”
 of 5 bubbles L324ZGalexm, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are the nicest”
 of 5 bubbles Y483HNmiked, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Use the massage facility, it's the best anti-stress medicine.”
 of 5 bubbles 143ioanas, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea front, top floor”
 of 5 bubbles 46jaiv, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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