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Certificate of Excellence
Overview
Lamu Island 80500 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently had a trip to Shela, Lamu Island and staid at Kijani Excellent food, excellent location (5 minutes walk along the water front to the beach), clean and most importantly very comfortable memory foam mattresses. The hotel is owner managed and offers very high quality...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank bhageshc2016
Response from kijanihouse, Manager at KijaniResponded 2 days ago

Hello there really want to thank you for taking the time to leave a review for fellow travellers. we really enjoyed having you and your family around I can't wait to hove you guys back in Lamu again. esp the kids! Glad you like the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This hotel allows you to enjoy the beauty of the Swahili architecture while providing comfort and stunning ocean views.  The room was clean, high quality ecofriendly shampoo/conditioner/bodywash were provided in the bathroom, and drinking water was available.  We had a private balcony with an enjoyable...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Tatarrica
Response from kijanihouse, Manager at KijaniResponded 2 days ago

Hello Dear thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and share your experience with others. my heart is warm from reading your review your words are to kind and really look forward to having back in Lamu soon. so glad...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were here over the weekend in the superior room. It was nice and private and we enjoyed our private veranda on top of the room which had a swing bed. Great to read a book. (The management need to think about...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank UHKLondon
Response from kijanihouse, General Manager at KijaniResponded 1 week ago

Hello there we are so grateful you took the time to review our hotel and your experience. we really value all your feed back and little tips. it will help us to improve and grow. ( we hope to under go some major renovation concerning...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lady running the hotel was more interested in her wine glass and friends than educating and informing the staff. We had rooms under the restaurant and it was extremely noisy. Every meal was a complete chaos and we normally waited between 30-60 minutes for...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Dag B
Response from kijanihouse, Owner at KijaniResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dag B I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property; your feedback is very important for us to improve and grow and we are grateful for your comments. I am deeply sorry about your experience at the restaurant...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night in Kijani. The rooms are nice, clean and functional, but nothing too fancy. The bed was good. The staff is extremely friendly, and breakfast was great. It’s right by the seaside and a two minutes walk to Shela village main...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Phil_3713
Response from kijanihouse, Manager at KijaniResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Phil thank you for taking the time to write a review. I appreciate your honesty, as we just took over the hotel we are slowly trying to upgrade the rooms but I am glad to hear you enjoyed our hotel. am so happy that...More

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About
Description
In the village of Shela, on the island of Lamu – just off the Kenya Coast – Kijani Hotel offers a unique accommodation with its 3,000 sq. metres of tropical garden. Located directly at the sea front with two More fresh water swimming pools. Kijani Hotel Lamu has 10 rooms spread throughout the garden into three small separate traditional Swahili buildings which formerly were private homes. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$148 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kijani Hotel Lamu
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$148 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kijani Hotel Lamu
Location
Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
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Traveller (136)
Room & Suite (48)
Pool & Beach (14)
Dining (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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rahulbid
16 January 2019|
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Response from Hermes_NL | Reviewed this property |
But I largely agree, it is a nice hotel.
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are unique in their own way, it depends on your budget and size."
TShahKE31
3 Dec 2018
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"water view is essential"
C4655DUdavidm
28 Nov 2018
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"rooms are stategically built to for the stunning views."
dhrutin2018
14 Nov 2018
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"rooms this sea view excellent"
895anils
7 Jan 2018
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