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cambridge
Reviewed 30 April 2011

Where do I start?! What a fabulous holiday! Me and my partner stayed at Southern Palms in Diani Beach for the first two weeks in April. Although this is the start of the rainy season and the BBC weather forecast before we left said heavy thundery showers every day, it rained once during the night while we were there. We...

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2011

Stayed at Southern Palms for 2 weeks. The weather was great, the staff were great and the beach is beautiful. General areas of the hotel are clean & tidy but the rooms are in desperate need of updating...... This is really a 3 star hotel so don't expect more...... we thought the poor standard may be because it is in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2011

I have just returned from an amazing two week holiday in the Southern Palms Beach Resort, Diani Beach, Mombassa. We were actually booked into the Flamingo Beach Resort (North of Mombassa) with the African Safari Club who went into recievership 2 weeks before our due holiday :( Luckily we were able to book another holiday leaving the very next day...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2011

We have just returned from a great holiday in Kenya - which turned out to be multi-centre. Oiur original booking was for two weeks AI in Bamburi Beach - cheaper than comparable holidays in Suothern Europe and far less than other long haul options available. I had researched safaris before booking and had a good idea of the going rate/...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2011

The hotel has beautiful grounds. The staff are friendly in all areas except for a few of them in the main restaurant often reluctant to set up a table of your choice but if you sit there and simile they have no choice. The girls that do massages and beauty treatments are only nice on the first day when they...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2011

We were given the option of transfering to Southern Palms from Bamburi Beach in the North Coast of Mombasa (of which Southern Palms is the sister hotel and they were trying to promote. The staff were cold, unfriendly, unhelpful and the food for vegetarians was the same for lunch and dinner. Upon entry to our room I used the toilet...

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shoreham-by-sea
Reviewed 24 April 2011

Arrived here after spending a week on the Thomson Best of kenya safari. Was a big let down after the lovely lodges we had stayed in during the trip. Food was the best aspect of the hotel - was very good,plenty of choice and some delicious curries in the main restaurant. The Grill and Italian were also good. Pool nearest...

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2011

This hotel is a lovely resort. Me and my partner stayed for 2 weeks half board. Within those 2 weeks we went on a Safari for 4 days with JT Safaris and i cannot recommend Julius (the guy who runs JT Safaris) enough. He made sure our safari was exactly what we wanted and phoning us once every day whilst...

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Walmer, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2011

We returned for a second two week stay and it was still the same - excellent. The staff all remembered us and made our visit very welcoming and comfortable. The food is still excellent and the entertainment still the same lively stuff. This time round we did a one day safari to Shimba Hills with W.T. Safaris – a good...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2011

We have just returned from spending 2 weeks at southern palms. What a dream !!! The staff were amazing as was the hotel, food and of course the beach itself. If you get the chance go to Kim4love along the beach, what an amazing experience, its a beach party that is frequented by a lot of locals every saturday and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: ₹ 7,063 - ₹ 19,096 (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
#9 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
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“as the hotel area is big, a room halfway between the beach and the dining area would save on lots of walking”
 of 5 bubbles Manish1967, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The best cottages are near the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles dozza21, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are a long walk from everywhere, with reception/breakfast room on one side of the pool, and rooms on the other.”
 of 5 bubbles marcs511, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ocean view rooms are amazing...a little more expensive but well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles arfhan2014, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“with smaller children i would recommend the rooms facing the pool otherwise the sea facing rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles adventurersKisumu, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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