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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely hotel situated in Lamu town. It is a very quite place and it has a very relaxing atmosphere.The staff are really nice and try to help you in everything you need. The only "but " it is that they not accept credit cards. The food from its restaurant it's really good.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I was fortunate enough to stay at this hotel, on the recommendation of a friend. My whole experience was divine. The staff were friendly and professional, the food was delicious and the hotel is unique and beautiful. I found the pool environment serene and the entire hotel is spick and span. I spoiled myself with a very effective massage by...

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Thank catherinemackenzie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

It was such a thrill arriving at Lamu House. The tasteful furnishings and decor compliment the original Swahili architecture and give a sumptuous but down to earth feel. Our sea facing room (more like a suite) with comfy lounging chairs on the shaded balcony gave us the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking views as well as the bustling promenade below,...

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Thank Jean R
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 June 2016

very hospitable people, welcoming, food is great at there restaurant .the dhow trip was the best experience ever!! rooms are spacious and put to state of art, with bathtubs that you enjoy after a day of exploring.the location is supa in town,so is close to everything.

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A great place to stay while in Old Town Lamu. Located in the central business street of the town with such a beautiful sea view. Room service is available and the staff are very friendly giving you that homely feel. The Moonrise restraunt offers sumptuous fresh sea food and there is quite a variety to choose from.

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Thank Lenin M
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed returning to Lamu island after 18 years. It was my first stay at Lamu House. It came highly recommended by friends and colleagues. The rooms are real nice in Swahili style. It has a great view of the ocean. Sadly, the pollution in Lamu can make the experience of sitting on the balcony to enjoy the view...

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Thank raziak254
Nairobi
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Another late Review, but worth it still! My Friend and I stayed at Lamu house for our first trip to the Island. We looked at the ;pictures online and settled! The ;pictures do not do this place justice! The staff, all the staff, from the boat crew to the Kitchen staff and the administration staff are absolutely amazing. Our first...

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Thank Irene M
White Plains, New York
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I was so happy to have come across this exquisite, very pristine hotel on the Island of Lamu.... A unique place with so much to offer. Very clean, friendly staff and a delicious breakfast. Unfortunately the credit card terminal was down so I was forced to get cash from an ATM machine. I think the hotel should make arrangements with...

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Thank DidiTubs
Kenya
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Lame House is a Swahili house hotel with a lot of charm and located on the waterfront of Lamu Island. The rooms are all different, well appointed, with all amenities that one would expect in a tourist hotel. Ask for the waterfront rooms, they are phenomenally airy and you will enjoy the island life hustle and bustle.

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Thank Mwambao
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The Lamu House hotel is ideally located for those who prefer to enjoy the sea and also the feel of Lamu Town. Bang on the waterfront the rooms face the sea and let me tell you, you wouldn't need AC or fan if you keep the windows open. Strong breeze blow all throughout the day and night, thus waking one...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique hotel made of 2 Swahili houses adjoin, with 10 superior rooms, plunge pool. Luxury accommodation, in the Old Stone Town of Lamu, located on the seafront. Restaurant & coffee shop. Traditional dhows for comfortable excursions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lamu House Hotel

Address: Kenyatta Avenue | Seafront, Lamu Island 80500, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Coast Province > Lamu Island
Price Range: €111 - €260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lamu House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“you can hear the sounds of the boats and boatmen from the front seaside rooms. This might be a problem for livery light sleepers”
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 of 5 bubbles catherinemackenzie, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you like quiet, choose a courtyard facing room ; if you like to observe the local life, then take a waterfront room.”
 of 5 bubbles Mwambao, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Sea facing room on either first or best on the second floor.”
  • View of the sea from balcony
  • Bed room
  • View from balcony of the waterfront
 of 5 bubbles Masood-Kheraluwala, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms not accessable for physically impaired people (many stairs)”
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  • The balcony on the top floor
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 of 5 bubbles annamarias174, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are nice, water view is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles majshanman, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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