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  • Average3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

It's such great experience stay in Fatuma's house. Gillis, builded this place about 20 years ago. It's in the end of the village. Hidden gem in the town. We stayed the Majilis, the only 5 starts hotel in lamu area. It's very high end. But...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a homely, quiet time in a rustic peaceful environment this is the place for you. Lovely rooms, amazing food, friendly and helpful staff. They offer daily yoga lessons and discreetly placed meditation zones.

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I stayed at Fatuma's Tower 13 years ago and had great memories of this place. I was really looking forward to coming back and was not disappointed. At my arrival at the beach Osman picked me up and carried (both!!!) my bags to the hotel,...More

Thank Stefania P
Response from Gillies T, Manager at Fatuma's TowerResponded 24 December 2016

Thank you very much for a great review Stefania P! It was a pleasure hosting you and we are all glad you still enjoyed our hospitality even after 13 years of being away! Greetings from all of us!

Reviewed 8 December 2016

I spent 3 nights at Fatuma's Tower in October 2016, with 2 friends and absolutely loved it. Even though the property was not on the beach, it more than made up for it it terms of character and the beautiful rooms and furniture. The staff...More

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Response from Gillies T, Manager at Fatuma's TowerResponded 21 December 2016

Thank you Brinda, we always try our best and we hope you will be back again soon! Greetings from alll of us!!

Reviewed 6 December 2016

We travelled up to Shela from Nairobi for a weekend last month, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Fatuma's. Gillies, Osman and Joseph were all very welcoming, and the guesthouse itself is certainly unique. Although each of the rooms takes advantage of a particular feature...More

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Thank janfox231
Response from Gillies T, Manager at Fatuma's TowerResponded 21 December 2016

Thank you janfo231 for the lovely review and for featuring us in your column! We hope we will have the pleasure of hosting you again in the future! You are much welcome!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$83 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Traveller (51)
Pool & Beach (18)
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"The top floor roof top room is my favourite"
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"Call and talk to the owner Gilies to get the room that suits your needs."
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"Acacia roof Top suite, or a Top Appartment; also smoking is available outside each terrace of the room home."
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"We stayed in the top floor room with its own roof terrace - fantastic in the evening looking over Shela with..."
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