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Southern Palms Beach Resort

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east sussex
Reviewed 17 June 2011

I was here end May to mid June for a fortnight and a day with my wife and three young children. We were initially apprehensive en route from the airport as the place seemed desolate however the resort was a sight to behold! The gardens are immaculate, as the pool which was cleaned twice daily and the beach was also...

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South Wales
Reviewed 17 June 2011

Just returned from our holiday. The room was very nice, basic but clean, pools were lovely and never used the beach because of the pestering beach boys. The breakfast was ok bwith freashly made omlettes,dinner was poor with little choice and if something was finsished no replacement. The grill was very good. We used Julius Nzumbi for our safari and...

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1Thank Welshgirl
The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 June 2011

The garden, beach, layout of the rooms in the garden, the swimming pools all very OK, but the rooms are not really OK. It takes ages before they help you with complaints about the smell. We had a very smelly room (moist problems). The rooms are not very clean, especially the bathroom. Considering the price and the stars they claim,...

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1Thank Ellen_Dutch
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Ok lets start with what was good.....we spent 2 weeks at the end of May/early June at the Southern Palms for our Honeymoon. I informed the hotel before our arrival that we were staying for our honeymoon and they arranged a sign at reception welcoming us with our names on. They also left flowers and fruit in our room upon...

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1Thank Stuf77
edinburgh
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Due to a heavy work load I did not think I would make the time to return to 'my second home'. However I spent 2 fantastic weeks over in Diani and the hotel staff could not be more accomodating although being low season many of the head staff were not there. I was allocated 'our' same room and just to...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2011

We did the safari and beach each room on the safari was better than the one before we arrived at this one after 15 hours traveling to be told we were not booked in (they already had our suitcase that was sent to them on our arrival the previous week) after waiting around for half an hour or more tired...

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2Thank amberell
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2011

We stayed at Southern Palms the last two weeks in April. Hotel, food, pools & service are 4* but rooms a liitle tired - luckily you don't need to spend much time in them. Booked our safari's with Katuta outside the main gate. He has his own bus, used to work for Pollman's who do all of Thomson's trips and...

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1Thank SueGwyer
USA
Reviewed 1 June 2011

We stayed in this hotel for 2 weeks.Its in a great location and its service is wonderful.Safari to Amboseli with Katuta safaris was fantastic.The tour guide was professional .I really Recommend Katuta safaris.They can be found just outside the hotel(across hotel Gate). Ben ,Delaware USA.

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1Thank Benn29Usa
Scotland
Reviewed 30 May 2011

7th time to Kenya, first time to Southern Palms. This hotel could be a good four star, the hotel layout, pool and beach area are excellent and the hotel rooms more than sufficient. The staff are friendly, helpfull and nothing was too much trouble. What lets this hotel down is simple basics of hygiene and cleanliness, for example, holes in...

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7Thank welshie1
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 May 2011

WWe moved to this resrt after an awful stay at another place in Diani. We felt welcome and the JULIUS , at the front desk, was amazing!! He should be made part of the management team and we were surprised he was not Amazing beach, everything was accessible , and we really enjoyed our time there.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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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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