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Overview
Shela Beach PO Box 323 Lamu, Lamu Island 80500 Kenya See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Hi there, Myself and my sister had a wonderful week at Fatuma’s Towers. We would highly recommend it to anyone that wants to stay in simple but very lovely accommodation in the little village of Shela. We spent the morning on the beach and swimming,...More

Thank Nicola H
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

Thank ThirtyDollarDay
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.

Thank Anne M
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!!

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About
Description
Carefully restored and modified in 1998 the historic Tower has five double bedrooms and a large yoga hall. Included behind the same compound wall is the Sand Castle with it's ground floor family apartment of More three double rooms. In the surrounding gardens, the Garden Cottage has two double rooms both with bathrooms. The ten double rooms are all furnished with local antiques and fabrics in a simple yet elegant style to recreate the atmosphere of a fine Swahili house. No two rooms are the same and the cool, airy spaces retain an informal feel while several shaded balconies provide comfortable areas for avoiding too much sun and generally enjoying the peace and fresh air. The peaceful gardens have been recently " enlivened" by the refreshing sound of a fountain splashing over coral rocks into a small plunge pool. All rooms have solar powered hot water, fans and mosquito nets. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$83 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$83 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
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"The top floor roof top room is my favourite"
shonap922
12 Feb 2018
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"Call and talk to the owner Gilies to get the room that suits your needs."
dianabC4185UZ
20 Sep 2017
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"Acacia roof Top suite, or a Top Appartment; also smoking is available outside each terrace of the room home."
birbasimo
3 Mar 2017
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"We stayed in the top floor room with its own roof terrace - fantastic in the evening looking over Shela..."
patrickvr2018
1 Mar 2017
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