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Jannataan Hotel

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  • Average43%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

While it’s true that Jannataan could use an upgrade, this hotel is perfectly clean and has all the basics for a budget traveler who wants to stay in Shela. I paid 4,000 KsH to stay in a big room here, the next cheapest place was...More

Thank Julianabritto
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The nearest 5-star hotel is across the channel on Manda Island. It costs 6 to 10 times more than at Jannataan. There levels of service cannot be the same. You get what you pay for. We figured out how to eat well at Jannataan. Talk...More

Thank Abdallah T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

While you won't get treated badly, the neglect you receive is probably just as bad. I've stayed in hotels all over the world, and this is the first time I've EVER written a negative review...Probably because this was the first time I've gotten so upset...More

2  Thank FawziaMunshi
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

First of all I would like to give a big shout out to the owner and the whole staff who were BEYOND helpful and nice during our entire stay. They really went out of their way to make everything great. The hotel is 3 minutes...More

1  Thank camillemd
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A good cheap option for an overnight stay in Lamu Shella, rooms are basic but okay. The hotel is a few minutes walk up through the lanes from the beach and has a nice friendly local Swahili coastal feel to it. The staff were friendly...More

Thank Roger M
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US$47 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
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"The first wing on the right (where the kitchen is) has a WONDERFUL roof terrace. Beautiful views and really..."
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"Room 2A may be the best."
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