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Banana House & Wellness Centre

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“yoga classes”(10 reviews)
“the owner”(14 reviews)
“each morning”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stayed in a beautiful, huge apartement, styled traditional with nice recycled decoration. The house does recycling and has a green footprint. The food is just excellent, we highly recommend to order one evening the Swahili Menue. The staff is very friendly and helpful. And...More

Thank Jesselchen
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 8 February 2018

Dear guest, thank you for your feedback and we are specially happy that you recommend the Swahili Food. This is prepared by the local women and we support them in their livelihood by offering the Swahili diner at our premises. Paska is our newest yoga...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Banana house is a very beautiful and nice place to stay. We had a very warm welcome by everyone, a beautiful and quiet room. The hotel is close to the see but has a nice swimming pool as well. Moreover, the food is great and...More

Thank Thierry v
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 19 September 2017

Dear guest, thank you for your nice review. We would love to welcome you back any time! Warm greetings, Banana House team

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Would recommend banana house anytime as your place to stay in lamu: beautiful relaxing house where you immediately feel at home. Trips organized from banana house for good prices (tip: take the lamu city tour with hamza AND the sailing trip). Ask for a room...More

Thank Bram-K-Amsterdam
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 11 August 2017

Dear guest, thank you for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed the Lamu town tour with Hamza. We will give him the compliment. We hope to welcome you another time.

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in the king suite with seaview and it was really hard to leave the room. It is so cosy and it has a beautiful view over the sea and garden. The staff was very nice and the food was very...More

Thank Crina D
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed so much your stay. We apologize again for the small things which didn't go smooth. Hope to see you another time again. Greetings from entire Banana House staff.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

We spent a long week-end at Banana House with the main objective to relax and take it easy. So, objective achieved: the room was quiet (well, besides the occasional donkey's bray :-) ), the view from the wellness area is very soothing, the staff and...More

Thank Claudia C
Response from Monika F, Owner at Banana House & Wellness CentreResponded 10 July 2017

Dear guest, thank you for your review and we are happy that you enjoyed it so much. With regards to the pool, we never know how many guests use it... but luckily we have a very very large pool ( the sea) just a few...More

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Top amenities
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$126 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$126 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Alesha P
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Response from Monika F | Property representative |
Hi Alesha, yoga classes are 750 kes a class or if you do 3 or more classes 500 kes. For outsiders it is 1000 kes a class. We do lots of different trips as we have our activity manager. Costs vary of many things, people... More
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