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    Southern Palms Beach Resort

    Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80400, Kenya
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
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          Reviewed 30 October 2011

          We booked at the hotel through Thompson holidays but only then did we see the reviews on here about the hotel and we were a little worried after seeing complaints about smelly towels, pool water condition and food. We shouldn't have worried. This is the...More

          1  Thank AccringtonTictok
          Reviewed 29 October 2011

          After doing most of Europe, we decided to venture a bit further and picked this resort in Kenya. This has been one of the best experiences we have had, considering the scares that were in the news. This place is far far away from Somalia...More

          Thank LGandKG
          Reviewed 26 October 2011

          My sister and I needed a break from the hectic city life and decided to return to Southern Palms again this year. On our previous visit, we had a great time but the food was not too good…….but this year was so so different!!!! The...More

          Thank Leischan v
          Reviewed 25 October 2011

          Thank goodness for this superb resort.Having moved to this hotel after being let down at the Leopard Beach Hotel on the same beach, the comparison was amazing. I feel it necessary to thank certain members of staff individually. A big thank you to Esther and...More

          Thank MisterSquiz
          Reviewed 25 October 2011

          Very nice resort to stay in. The pool was nice and clean. It was very large so you never felt there was a crowd and you was plenty of space to splash around with out bothering other guests. The beach just outside the resort was...More

          Thank LulugLondon
          Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
          1,481 reviews
          #4 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
          Diani Sea Resort
          976 reviews
          #5 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
          The Sands at Nomad
          417 reviews
          #8 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
          The Sands At Chale Island
          521 reviews
          #2 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • 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
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          • Tennis Court
          • Price range
          • US$87 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #3 Business Hotel in Diani Beach
          • #7 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
          • #7 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
          • #9 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
          • #9 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 298
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Kenya >
          • Coast Province >
          • Ukunda >
          • Diani Beach
          • Also Known As
          • Southern Palms Beach Hotel Diani ,
          • Southern Palms Beach Diani
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Hi nicking8227 we are thinking of coming to Kenya next year and hotel looks amazing could you just tell me if this hotel is suitable if you have mobility problems are there any steps and is it a big hotel
          8 June 2017|
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          Response from Nyamawira | Reviewed this property |
          Yes the hotel is very big. For a person with mobility issues it would be advisable to pick the rooms on ground floor.
          Hello. Can the standard double room oceanfront accomodate an extra bed? I will be travelling with my two children. My daughter and I can share the double bed but my son would need an extra bed brought in.
          12 February 2017|
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          Response from Yvonnemson | Reviewed this property |
          We had a double bed,and day bed in our room.
          How safe is your pool? Any safety mechanism? I have 3 children and they are fairly competent in the pool. I have never left them unattended though. Have you had any safety concerns?
          23 December 2016|
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          Response from | Reviewed this property |
          There are a number of pools and one particular pool I noticed was being used by families with children. There was a volleyball game in the pool too for kids and Aqua class in the adult pool. It's all very safe and you will... More
          Room Tips
          "Rooms with sea views were delightful."
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          "The corner rooms are spacious. Room 119 on ground floor not too far from the ocean so often i would hear the..."
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          "Awesome pool and garden"
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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"
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