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Andavelo House in Lamu, Kenya is a restoration project of a 300 year old Swahili house made in accordance with the centuries old construction techniques used by the Swahili people. Andavelo is a joint project of three friends who met in Tbilisi, GeorgiaAndavelo House consists of 6 spacious suites ranging from 50-120m2 over a total built area of over 1000 m2 with plenty of lounges, pool area and sea facing terraces.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
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It's an experience in itself. It has a number of rooms and we luckily had the entire house to ourselves. The staff is MORE than attentive, taking the time to advise, escort and connect you to the best deals and 'non-touristy' prices and places. But, their chef, Abu, deserves
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So this where we stayed last night. #AndaveloHouse. Where do I start? This house is everything. The staff Abu and Safari are amazing. Safari was amazing with the kids. Telling them the house rules ( as instructed by one of the adults) as they would be more likely to follow them.
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Response from David_Womble, Owner at Andavelo House
Responded 27 May 2017
Nimu, thank you so much for the kind review. We were delighted to host you, and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!
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The house is absolutely beautiful. It has been restored in a perfect way and maintains a very calm and traditional atmosphere but very upscale. The furniture, the colours of the details, the beautiful vegetation in the house are so perfect and give a relaxing feeling. The roof
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This is the most magic and wonderful house, so beautifully restored with attention to every detail - you feel like you have gone back in time. incorporation of details from many other countries with moslem art/architecture add to the magic. It feels like an oasis of peace with
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starting from the warm welcome at manda airport, the boat ride across the channel, the walk up to andavelo house, with always interesting lamu architecture and neighbors to see, although keeping an eye on where you put your feet is also important, Abu the chef and Safari, the
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one of the spacious suites
Do you have good wifi?
Hi frank. We do have WiFi.
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Hi,is your room have air-conditioner?
Good afternoon. Apologies for the delayed reply. Rooms in Lamu do not generally have air conditioners. Ceiling fans and the sea breeze keep the house cool, so AC's are not necessary.
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"Room at the top floor are best."
"all seem wonderful"
"The higher floors are the best"
"All rooms have water and old town Lamu views"
US$107 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
KenyaCoast ProvinceLamu Island
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