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    JamboHouse

    PO Box 131, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
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    • Excellent74%
    • Very good22%
    • Average3%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Rooftop Terrace
    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 124 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This was my second stay in JamboHouse and I when I go to Lamu for the third time I will definitely stay there again. Arnold's place is like a oasis in the busy town Lamu. The rooms are nice and clean, the rooftop terraces are...More

    Thank Thildemm
    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    Its a good place to visit though there's still room doe improvement, please check on putting working phones in the rooms just in case someone needs something it doest have to be a buatke,otherwise thank you for the good serviceMore

    Thank Lily B
    Response from JamboHouse, Owner at JamboHouseResponded 18 May 2017

    Thank you for your review. Almost all of our guests have kenyan phone numbers so they can reach me always. Apart from this, my staff is around till afternoon and myself I'm also around most of tbe time and we are happy to assist our...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    I echo pretty much all of the previous reviews of Arnold's lovely establishment. Rooms are ridiculously affordable (~15kSh/night) given that an awesome breakfast is included. The house is centrally located close to the jetty, and rooms and bathrooms themselves are neat and clean for Lamu....More

    Thank Alex A
    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    Thank you Arnold And Adam. My family had a great time during December holidays at your place. Thanks for all your advice on where to go, visit and eat in Lamu. It was very useful for us. We really loved your roof top, the view...More

    Thank rahmamuse
    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    I stayed at Jambo house for 2 days with my friends. Arnold,is probably the best host I have ever come across in all the places I have stayed.He made us feel welcome and right at home in Lamu. We got a lengthy well detailed starter...More

    Thank stellar0se
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Lamu Island
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    Florence L
    27 March 2017|
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    Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
    Good morning, thank you for your questions. For this periode we only have two double rooms left. For further questions and rates please check our website. I'm not allowed to post constact details here on Tripadvisor... More
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    Oloo1
    15 February 2016|
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    Response from JamboHouse | Property representative |
    Sorry for the late reply, I just saw your question now. The best room we have is Room Lamu on the upper floor. It has an integrated bathroom and a private balcony. Thank you. ARNOLD
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    "We were located at the second floor and we had our own toilets. Very clean and private."
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    "All the rooms are on the same side of the building with windows towards a narrow street."
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    "From our experience, the second floor rooms tended to be a bit quieter since they're a little further..."
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    "Upper floor rooms are good! I suggest a private en-suite always. The top deck open air area is great for..."
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