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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 22 January 2014

We arrived at Yumbe House and was charged 35 Dollars for 1 night (Xmas Week). The room was in a horrible state for the money we paid!! The door fridge was broken, the toilet drain pipe was leaking with awful smells coming of it!! The outside bulb was not working and all the chairs we had outside were broken, (and...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 11 October 2013

I'm writing this review while I'm still staying here for one more night, just so I won't forget or neglect to write it later on. There are so many touts waiting for tourists when they arrive at the main jetty, and they are so pushy, I ended up checking out many guesthouses before settling at Yumbe. I loved the look...

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hertfordshire
Reviewed 15 July 2008

The first time we did not book before arriving on Lamu and were met off the boat from Manda by a group of local people who took us to the Yumbe. It is in the narrow back streets of the old town and well away from the newer Costa Del Sol type resort hotels that have been built in Lamu...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 July 2007

I have been visiting Yumbe for 20yrs and have seen the addition of the courtyard garden - which is now a lovely green oasis. The rooms on the second floor and the tower room are great. This has a real local feel, don't expect swish service and bubbling hot water. This is Lamu and this is Africa. The location of...

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Address: P.O. Box 81, Lamu Island, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Yumbe House Hotel Lamu Island
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“top floor for patio area, top room is huge. all have mini fridges, fans and mosquito nets.”
 of 5 bubbles H4253OIlisap, 11 Oct 2013 | Read review
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