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22 Jan 2014
“Horrible stay for money paid”
11 Oct 2013
“felt like home”
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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...More

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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,...More

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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...More

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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...More

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Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
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Yumbe House Hotel Lamu Island
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"top floor for patio area, top room is huge. all have mini fridges, fans and mosquito nets."
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