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The Red Pepper House

Traveller (24)
Dining (13)
Room & Suite (10)
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
  • 27 Jan 2018
    “Mesmerised by Lamu, thanks to the warm & professional staff”
  • 7 Jun 2018
    “A scam!”
Coconut Beach PO Box 316, Lamu Island Kenya See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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The Red Pepper House is *the* ideal hideaway where you can catch your breath, relax and immerse yourself in the local Swahili culture, offering the utmost in indulgence and relaxation. Located a stone’s throw More from the historical Lamu town, The Red Pepper House provides a combination of real African culture and laid-back beach life. Lamu Island, a world heritage site, is situated within an archipelago off the coast of Kenya. The Red Pepper House nestles between a heavenly beach and an enchanting forest allowing guests to experience the magic of both worlds and lose themselves in the contrasting sounds of Africa. Comprising of only five beautiful and spacious Nyumbas, (the Swahili name for home), The Red Pepper House is perfectly integrated into its natural surroundings and covered by a Makuti thatched roof. Each Nyumba comes complete with a spacious and luxurious bedroom and bathroom area finished in the traditional Swahili manner. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$383 - US$519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Red Pepper House Hotel Lamu Island
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
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Coconut Beach PO Box 316, Lamu Island Kenya
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Lamu Airport2 km
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Traveller (24)
Dining (13)
Room & Suite (10)
Pool & Beach (8)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Reviews (16)
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The beach is crap filled with garbage and debris, rooms were run down, and horrible service. The website confirms that we live in a post truth world- where everything looks glamorous but in reality it was far from the truth. We stayed here full board...More

1  Thank dreamingdakini
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We couldn't have asked for a better way to wrap up two weeks of travelling around Kenya than the four nights we spent at the Red Pepper House over the New Year's holiday. Our family of four (kids ages 12 and 15) had stayed in...More

1  Thank Rick-E-Z
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We recently stayed at The Red Pepper House on our last day in Kenya after safari, camping, etc. for a luxurious and restful night before the long plane ride home. The house is beautifully and tastefully designed and decorated, but unfortunately lacks upkeep and a...More

1  Thank Kim T
Response from kandilicamp, Gerente at The Red Pepper HouseResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you very much for the feedback and for sharing with us for it is through the feedback we are able to provide better services for our guests and also maintain the standards. I was disappointed to read your review for the one night experience...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

we came to lamu to celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary., and chose Red pepper for a initimate yet spacious home away from home. they didnt disappoint, Joseph the manager picked us from the Manda Airprt with a bottle of sparkling wine and we used the...More

Thank Esther karani W
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Lamu is un-spoilt by tourists and this World Heritage town is the best preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa. It is Exotic, beautiful and not heaving with tourists and we must say that it definitely ranks as the most unique coastal experience we have had...More

1  Thank Sudhir P
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Farhiya A
23 September 2015|
Response from Da3050 | Property representative |
Hello Farhiya, thank you for your question. Yes we have at the Red Pepper House our own beautiful Dhow, available for our guests to enjoy it. It is possible to take it for the day, we do traditional net fishing, while... More
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"There are 4 rooms and one suite. The only way to get the best room is book and pay for the suite. If you..."
28 Feb 2013
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